Samuel B. Fox
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PIONEER OF COUNTY IN HIS FINAL REST
The remains of Samuel B. Fox were interred in Chippiannock cemetery yesterday afternoon. Funeral services were held in the home in Taylor Ridge in the morning at 11 o'clock and were conducted by Rev. A. J. Jaggers of Sunbeam, Ill. The body was brought to Rock Island on the Rock Island train. The bearers were William Crawford, Nathan Taylor, James Venable, Samuel Vickers, David Clark and Henry Harris. Mr. Fox, a native of Ottawa, Canada, was a veteran of the civil war, having served in Company A., Second Iowa cavalry. He enlisted at Muscatine, Aug. 21, 1861, and was the first of four brothers to offer his services to his country. He served for three years and three months and was honorably discharged Oct. 3 1864. Returning home, he took up farming and continued in that vocation for 32 years. He and Miss Susan Howard of Illinois City were united in marriage March 1, 1866. She survives with six children. Mr. Fox served as postmaster at Taylor Ridge for many years.
- • Rock Island Argus. (Rock Island, Ill.), 24 Feb. 1912. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. <https:⁄⁄chroniclingamerica.loc.gov⁄lccn⁄sn92053934⁄1912-02-24⁄ed-1⁄seq-5⁄>
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