The Mount Ayr Record-News, 1930
OBITUARY - JEHIEL CUMMONS DENNIS
Jehiel Cummons DENNIS, son of William S. and Nancy DENNIS, was born in Warren county, New Jersey, on January 24, 1847, and
passed away in Mount Ayr, Iowa, on March 18, 1930, at the age of 83 years, one month and 22 days.
At the age of ten he
came with his parents to Taylor county, Iowa, where he resided until a few weeks before his death when he was brought to the
home of his nephew, Lee FROST, in Mount Ayr.
He is survived by one sister, Mrs. Emma FROST, of Maloy, and two brothers,
John D. DENNIS, of New Market, and James Marshall DENNIS, of Blockton.
Funeral services were held at the Christian church
in Maloy, Thursday afternoon, March 20, at two o'clock, conducted by the Rev. E. S. MENOHER, pastor of the Mount Ayr Methodist
church. Interment was made in the Maloy [Platte River] cemetery.
NOTE: William S. DENNIS, father of Jehiel Cummons, was born in
1807 and died April 30, 1886 with interment at Platte River Cemetery near Maloy, Iowa. Nancy (?) DENNIS, mother of Jehiel Cummons
and wife of William S., died on April 15, 1896 with interment at Platte River Cemetery near Maloy.
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