Gurley Herald

Gurley Herald

Thursday, Oct. 1, 1903


J. C. Esslinger Dead

(Huntsville Mercury)


J. C. ESSLINGER, one of Madison County’s oldest and best known citizens, died Monday night at his home south of Huntsville.  The deceased was about 75 years of age.


His health had been failing for several months. He was a Confederate Veteran and as the result of an accident a few years ago was maimed for life.  The funeral was held Tuesday afternoon.