June 29, 1916
OBITUARY ~ JAMES HIRAM ETHINGTON
James Hiram Ethington was born in Fayette Co., Kentucky, February 9, 1839, and
died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Hogue of Cadams, Nebraska, June 15th,
At the age of five years, he moved with his parents to Crawford Co., Ill.,
where they resided until 1856 when they moved to Kansas.
In 1860 he was united in marriage with Miss Mary A. Faubion, who departed this
life at Clearfield, Iowa, Jan. 2, 1890. To this union were born seven
children, as follows, - James L., Clearfield, Iowa; David W.; Edgar, Neb.:
Francis I. Douglass, who preceded her father in death three years; Mariah E.
Hogue, Cadams, Neb.; H. A. and Charles F. of Lenox, Iowa, and J. H. of Edgar,
Since the death of his wife, Mr. Ethington has made his home with his
children, all of those living being present at the funeral.
At the age of 21 years he united with the Missionary Baptist church. The body
of the deceased was brought to Lenox where funeral
services were held Saturday, June 17th at 2 p . m.conducted by Rev. N. R.
Miles. Burial was made in the Clearfield cemetery.
Transcription by Lorelei Rusco, June of 2011
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