Thursday, September 15, 1927
JOE DOUBET DEAD
Mr. Jos. DOUBET died at his home at about 9:45 on Monday evening. He had been confined to his bed for months, and was
known to be in a precarious condition. Mr. Doubet has lived in this community from pioneer days, owning a large farm just
west of town, and was very active in business until within a few years.
The funeral is announced for Thursday afternoon at the home, at probably two o'clock. A suitable obituary will be given
Joseph Francis DOUBET was born May 15,1844, Peoria County,IL, the son of Claude Francis DOUBET and
Margaret (RYAN) DOUBET, natives of France and Ireland respectively, and died September 12,1927, Clearfield, IA.
Familiarly called "Joe," a term indicative of his genial disposition
and the warm friendship entertained for him throughout the community, he resided in Grant township for more than three
decades and during that period has taken an active part in the work of advancement and progress which has been carried on
within its borders. On the 22d of October, 1878, Mr. DOUBET was united in marriage to Miss Elizabeth BRICKEY, a native of
Missouri, where she was educated and was engaged for some time as a teacher. She survives him along with with seven
children, namely: Nellie, the wife of Horace BAKER, of Beaconsfield, Ringgold county, Iowa; Margaret, who is following
the occupation of teaching; Gertrude; Mabel and Edith, who are also teachers; Florence and Dorothy, who are still under
the parental roof.
Interment was at Clearfield Cemetery.
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