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Enoch Trimble 1848 - 1929


Posted By: Phyllis Hazen (email)
Date: 10/1/2017 at 09:24:29

The Muscatine Journal and News Tribune
Tuesday, 14 May 1929, page 2


Funeral Held at Swank Church:
Was Last of Pioneer Family of 15 Children.

Columbus Junction, Ia., May 13 – The funeral services of Enoch Trimble, who died Thursday noon at his home at Fredonia were held at 2 o’clock Saturday afternoon at the Swank church and were conducted by the Rev. J. W. Zerbe. Burial was made in the Swank cemetery. The pallbearers were Thomas Carey, George Crull, James Snyder, Harley Meeker, W. E. Diller and Walter Kemp.
Enoch Trimble, the son of Enoch and Emaline Trimble, was born at Cincinnati, O., Sept. 25, 1848 and came to Iowa in the early ‘60s. He was married in 1883 to Miss Martha Wood, who with one son, Earl Trimble was the last of a pioneer family of 15 children. His entire life since coming to Iowa was spent in Johnson and Louisa counties. He formerly lived at Lone Tree and River Junction.
Those from a distance who attended the funeral services at the Swank church near Lone Tree, were Mrs. Enoch Trimble of Fredonia, Mrs. Charles Alger of Kingsley, Mrs. Nan Ireman of Muscatine, Mrs. Victoria Trimble and Mrs. John Bishop of Marengo, Earl Trimble and Charles Diller of Davenport, Jep Trimble of West Liberty and Mrs. E. W. Kelley and daughter, Miss Bertha, and Mrs. Minnie Kidder of Columbus Junction.


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