Edward Beall Obituary
Obituary for Edward Beall
Transcript follows:

Edward Beall was born in Griggsville, Pike county, Ill., Dec. 23, 1838 and died near Alfalfa, Okla., January 28, 1918, at the age of 79 years, 1 month and 5 days. He was converted at an early age to the Christian religion and joined the Missionary Baptist church, of which he continued a faithful member until death. He served as a private in Company E, 47th Iowa volunteer infantry, during the Civil War. He was married soon after the war to Miss Hannah Hircock at Winterset, Iowa, who departed this life on the 27th day of May, 1910. To this union were born five sons, four of whom survive--W.E. of Washita; F.O. of Apache, and O.T. and C.A. of Alfalfa. The other son J.A., was buried in the Alfala cemetery September 5, 1917.

Dearest father, thou hast left us,
And our hearts with grief are sore,
But we hope to meet thee
On that happy peaseful shore.

Note: This copy of the Edward Beall obituary courtesy Rev. Don Beall. It is from the Edward Beall family Bible, owned by Rev. Beall, grandson of Clarence Beall.

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