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NAIL. Jersey County Democrat 23 July 1891: died at his home near Litchfield, Illinois July 15, 1891, Daniel Nail, 88 years. Remains brought here for burial Saturday July 18 and laid to rest beside his wife in Oak Grove cemetery. Following persons from Litchfield, Mr. and Mrs. Berry Nail, Mr. and Mrs. H. T. Nail, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Cromwell, Mrs. E. S. Spencer, Jos. Hunt, John Bitter, Wm. Bitter, A. Kranich, Guy A. Snell and James Thralls. Born in Rowan County, NC January 15, 1803 and in 1824 with his family came to Shelby County, IN. In 1826 married Cynthia Watts who died July 22, 1878. In 1830 he moved to Illinois and settled in Greene County near Bluffdale, where he lived until 1837. From there to Calhoun County For 5 years, then to Jerseyville until 1880, then moved to Litchfield. of family of 11 children, four of whom survive him, he was the oldest. Two brothers and one sister live in Shelby County, Indiana And one brother in Montgomery County, Illinois. He had only one child, at the time of his death, Henry T. Nail, at whose home he died. Funeral services from Oak Grove cemetery. Rev. J. Leeper. Pallbearers: D. G. Wyckoff, Benj. Wedding, J. G. Marston, J. D. Darby, J. S. Daniels and Wallace Leigh. Died 15-07-1891. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]

NARUP. 5/11/78: Funeral mass for Mrs. Catherine Narup, 82, of Fieldon was celebrated at 10 am May 10 at St. Mary's church, Westwoods, with Father William Hembrow celebrant. Burial was in the church cemetery. Her death occurred at 6:53 am May 8 at St. Joseph's hospital in Alton. She was born in Calhoun County April 2, 1896 a daughter of Frank and Annie Kamp Mossman. She is survived by her husband, Charles Narup; two sons, Leonard Narup of Alton and Jerome Narup of Kane; seven daughters, Mrs. Gordon (Vernetia) Gullicksrud and Mrs. Laverne (Vera) Dunham of East Alton; Mrs. James (Irene) Erwin and Mrs. Alfred (Loretta) Linenfelser of Jerseyville; Mrs. Jerome (Deloris) Becker of Fulton, Mrs. Fred(norma) Glassbrenner of Plainview and Mrs. Rosalie East of Tallahassee, Florida. Two brothers, Carl Mossman of Jerseyville and Clarence Mossman of Godfrey; and two sisters, Mrs. Marie Kiel of Jerseyville and Mrs. Clara Narup of Alton. The rosary was recited at Jacoby Funeral Home Tuesday evening. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]

NARUP. 1/27/81: A funeral mass for Charles M. Narup, 90 of Fieldon was celebrated Friday at St. Mary's church, Westwoods with Msgr. P. O. Heinen as celebrant. Burial was in the church cemetery. His death occurred at 1:20 pm January 21 at Jersey Community Hospital. His wife, the former Catherine Mossman, died 8 May 1978. Narup was owner of the former Fieldon Telephone Company. He was born February 2, 1890 in Calhoun County, a son of Henry and Sarah Clark Narup. His survivors include two sons, Jerome Narup of Kane and Leonard Narup of Alton; seven daughters, Vernetia Gullicksrud of East Alton, Vera Davenport of Wood River, Norma Jean Glassbrenner of Plainview, Deloris Becker of Fieldon, Irene Erwin, Loretta Linenfelser and Rosalie East, all of Jerseyville; one sister, Mary Lewis of Lakeside, LA; 20 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. The rosary was recited Thursday Evening at Jacoby Funeral Home. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]

NOTT. 15 March 1973: final services for Miss Laura P. Nott, 88, of 308 north state street, Jerseyville, were held Friday afternoon at Gubser Funeral Home with Rev. Everett Chambers of First Baptist church officiating. Her death occurred at 1:45 pm on March 7 at Calhoun Comprehensive Care Center. Interment was in Oak Grove cemetery. A retired seamstress, she was born in Kansas 1 Feb, 1885, a daughter of Samuel and Ida Dodson Nott. She is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Olive Keehner and Miss Susan B. Nott of Jerseyville; and nephews. Her parents and a sister, Nora May Eyman, preceded her in death. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]

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