HORSLEY, NATHAN S - Benton County, Arkansas | NATHAN S HORSLEY - Arkansas Gravestone Photos


Horsley (Rogers) Cemetery
Benton County,

February 12, 1840 - February 23, 1905

Rogers Democrat
Wednesday, March 1, 1905

HORSLEY, Nathan S. - N.S. Horsley died Saturday morning at nine o'clock at his residence west of Rogers on Walnut street. Death was the result of kidney trouble. Mr. Horsley had been quite ill for several weeks but his death came as a surprise to most of our people, few of whom knew that his condition was considered serious. Funeral services were held at the residence Sunday afternoon at two o'clock and were conducted by Elder T.J. Keller. Interment was in the family cemetery. A large number of friends were present to pay their last respects to the memory of the deceased. The Odd Fellows, of which order he had long been a member, attended the funeral in a body. N.S. Horsley was born February 12th, 1840 in Breckenridge Co., Kentucky, being sixty-five years and thirteen days old at the time of his death. He moved with his parents in 1856 to Bates county, Missouri just in time to see much of the strife then on in that section. At the outbreak of the war he joined the Confederate army and saw much service during the border fighting that marked the four years after he came to manhood. He came with his brothers to Benton county in 1868, settling in this section where he has ever since made his home. Two or three years later he returned to Missouri for his bride, Miss Katie Yose, of Morgan county, who survives him. He also leaves four children, two sons, George and Hurley, who are both at home, and two daughters - Mrs. Grace Holloway of Okmulgee, I.T. and Mrs. Blanche Beebe of near Maysville. Mr. Horsley was one of the founders of Rogers and has always taken great interest in all its enterprises and growth. He was one of the eight men who gave the Frisco $600 for locating the depot here, the others, according to our files, having been, H.B. Horsley, George E. Wilson, Clark Brixey, Ben T. Oakley, W.B. Horsley, Major S.S. Horsley and J.R. Swafford. With the exception of four years spent as gauger in the internal revenue service during Cleveland's first administration, Mr. Horsley has spent all his life on his farm and has always borne an excellent reputation as an honest, up-right citizen. A lifelong democrat, he asked few honors from his party and was content with the satisfaction of having stood faithfully by his friends. Until a year ago Mr. Horsley and family had resided on the old farm but last spring he built a new residence on West Walnut where he was living at the time of his death. By his death the Rogers Democrat loses one of its charter subscribers and the editors one of their best friends. We extend our sympathy to the bereaved family and relatives.

Rogers Democrat
Wednesday, April 19, 1905

Dr. and Mrs. Leister visited Grandma Haynes in Fayetteville Sunday. The good lady is very low and has been since before the death of her brother, Nathan Horsley.

Contributed on 5/2/23 by judyfrog
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Submitted: 5/2/23 • Approved: 5/2/23 • Last Updated: 5/5/23 • R1483524-G0-S3

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