JOHN HAMILTON CORRELL             GRAVESTONE PHOTO                      

The Kincaid Dispatch, Friday, May 15, 1914

Died:  May 8, 1914




  The people of Kincaid and vicinity were grieved to learn of the death of J. H. Correll, which occurred at his home in Blue Mound last Friday at noon.  Mr. Correll was an old resident of Kincaid and vicinity, moving to Blue Mound about three years ago.  He was a good man and citizen, a good neighbor, and his death is much regretted by his many old friends here.

  John Hamilton Correll was born Feb. 26, 1844, in West Virginia.  His earlier life was spent in his fatherís home on the farm.  When the war began, he enlisted in Co. A, 14th Regiment Virginia Cavalry, C. S. A., and remained in the service until April 9, 1865.  He came to Johnson county, Mo., in 1867, and was united in marriage with Mattie E. Hornbuckle, Nov. 3, 1870.  He became a member of the Christian church in 1872.  He moved to Anderson county, Kans., in 1888.  Mrs. Mattie Correll died at her home in Kincaid, Kans., March 4th 1911.  Mr. Correll was united in marriage with Mrs. Carrie Gibbs of Blue Mound, Kans., July 20th 1912.  He died May 8, 1914, aged 70 years, 2 months and 12 days.

  Funeral services were held from the Blue Mound M. E. church, Sunday at 1 p. m., and were conducted by Rev. Shulenberger of this place.  Burial was made in the Kincaid cemetery, and the service at the grave was conducted by the Odd Fellows fraternity.