Railroad Man 50 years -- W.E. Edmunds Died Yesterday at Age of 70 Years. Funeral this Evening.
W.E. Edmunds of 320 Third street died yesterday morning at 7:12 o'clock. He had be en a sufferer from Bright's disease for several years. He was 70 years of age. For 26 years he had been an employe of the Big Four railroad in several capacities that of engineer in earlier days and recently in the round house here. He has been actively employed in the railroad service for the past 50 years. He was an engineer on the Illinois Central running out of Centralia before he came to Cairo 26 years ago. He was born in Remson, NY, was married at Centralia 45 years ago. His wife died a bout three years ago. He leaves two sons, Fred Edmunds who is an engineer on the Co tton Belt, and William T. Edmunds an engineer on the Big Four. Services will be hel d at the residence this evening at 7:45 and the remains will be taken to Centralia on the 5 o'clock Illinois Central train tomorrow morning. Interment will be in the cemeter y at Centralia. Mrs. L.E. Falconer will have charge of the remains. [The Cairo Bulle tin. (Cairo, Ill.), 27 July 1910; tr by KT]
James W. Elrod
Died in this city, Oct. 16th, 1864, James Weston, son of S.R. and Lois W. Elrod, aged 1 year, 8 months and 10 days. [Centralia Sentinel, Thursday Nov 3, 1864 - Transcribed by K.T.]
Died In this city, April 13th Kitty A. Elson(?), aged 1 year, 8 months and 13 days. [Centralia Sentinel, Thursday April 13, 1865 - Transcribed by K.T.]
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