George S. Logan’s death, 1914

George S. Logan, son of William Logan and Matilda Thaxton Logan, was born 22 October 1848 in Perry County, Illinois. He married Nancy Guy, daughter of James Richard Guy and Charity Ann Maxwell Guy. Nancy was born 16 January 1853 in Washington County, Illinois (assumed). The following article is from The Modern Light, Columbus, Cherokee County, Kansas, shared by Patrick Logan.


The community south of town was shocked on Saturday evening last, by the news of the death of George Logan, who fell dead in his barn, from what is said to have been heart failure. Mrs. Logan had called her husband to his supper, and failing to get any response, she went to the barn and found him a corpse. Deceased had been a resident of this locality for many years and was the father of “Cap” Logan, who survives him. The funeral services were held at the home on Monday morning, conducted by Mr. E.C. Aultman, and the remains conveyed to Fairview cemetery for interment the same day.

Fairview Cemetery is in Neosho Township, Cherokee County, Kansas.


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