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Clearfield Enterprise
Clearfield, Iowa
July 20, 1916

OBITUARY ~ HUGH DUNLAP

Hugh Dunlap passed away at his home one mile north of Tingley, early Monday morning, July 10th. He had not been in good health for several years but was considered to be in no immediate danger. At midnight on Sunday night he grew worse and soon after passed away.

He was born near Vincent, Ohio, April 7, 1854; came to Lenox, Iowa,in 1876, leaving there in 1905, when he moved to the vicinity of Tingley. December 22, 1888, he married Miss Maggie Jones of Lenox. She died in 1898. Mr. Dunlap was married the second time to Miss Belle Smith, the youngest daughter of Dr. C.C. Smith, many years a resident of Lenox. He leaves one son, Edward, who is married and lives west of Tingley.

Rev. A. L. Davidson, pastor of the Lenox United Presbyterian church, conducted the funeral services at the residence on Tuesday afternoon; interment in Tingley Cemetery.

Mr. Dunlap was a good citizen, a loyal friend and neighbor, and a steadfast Christian. He enjoyed the confidence and respect of all who knew him.

Transcription by Lorelei Rusco, June of 2011

Lenox Time Table
Lenox, Iowa
Thursday, July 16, 1916

OBITUARY ~ HUGH W. DUNLAP

The friends in this community were surprised by the sad news of the death of Mr. Dunlap which occurred at his home early Monday morning one mile north of Tingley, Iowa. He had not been in good health for some years but was not considered to be in immediate danger. Indeed, Sabbath was quiet, restful day for him but at midnight the friends noticed a marked change in his condition and in a few minutes the great change came and he was not found unprepared. "Mark the perfect man and behold the upright, for the end of that man is peace." Mr. Dunlap was a quiet man, a good citizen and a steadfast Christian. He enjoyed to a singular degree the confidence and respect of those who knew him. Many will regret what seems to be an untimely closing of his noble career. He was just past 62 years old. He was born near Vincent, Ohio, April 7, 1854, and came to Lenox, Taylor county, Iowa, in 1876, where he lived until March 1905 when he moved with his family to Tingley, Iowa, which was his home at the time of his death.

December 22, 1886, Mr. Dunlap married Miss Maggie A. Jones of Lenox, who died Nov. 3, 1898. He was married the second time to Miss Belle Smith, the youngest daughter of Dr. C. C. Smith for many years a resident of Lenox. He leaves one son, Edward, who is married and lives west of Tingley. Mrs Dunlap is left alone, her mother being with her just for the present. Her plans for the future are unsettled. The friends in this community would be glad to welcome her back to the home of her earlier years in Lenox,

Rev. A. L. Davidson, former pastor of the family, conducted the funeral of Mr. Dunlap at the residence on Tuesday afternoon. The burial was in the Tingley cemetery near the grave of Dr. Smith. The text, "As for me I shall behold His face in righteousness. I shall be satisfied when I awake in His likeness."

Transcription by Lorelei Rusco, December of 2011

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