SHAY, JOHN WILLIAM - Benton County, Arkansas | JOHN WILLIAM SHAY - Arkansas Gravestone Photos

John William SHAY

Flint Creek (Gentry) Cemetery
Benton County,
Arkansas

John
December 11, 1861 - April 10, 1914

*Obituary
Gentry Journal-Advance
Friday, April 17, 1914

John William Shay was born in Taswell Co., Ill. Dec. 11, 1861 and moved with his father's family to Benton Co., Ark. Was married to Miss Rachel Fox Dec. 1, 1889. To this union was born seven children, 3 boys and four girls, six of whom, with his wife, survive him. He died at his home near Gentry, Benton Co., Ark. April 10, 1914 at the age of 52 years, 3 months and 29 days. He professed religion in 1890. He never attached himself to any denomination but lived an exemplary life and was a true and devoted husband and father. He leaves many relatives and friends to mourn his loss.

Rachel
1868 - 1936

Contributed on 8/28/16 by wfields55
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Submitted: 8/28/16 • Approved: 9/3/16 • Last Updated: 9/6/16 • R1153511-G1153511-S3

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