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Monday, June 13, 2016

Amanuensis Monday Post 11 Obituary Arthur R Hall 1884 -1919

Genea-blogger John Newmark (who writes the Transylvanian Dutch blog) started a Monday blog theme years ago called "Amanuensis Monday."  John offers this definition for "amanuensis:"

"A person employed to write what another dictates or to copy what has been written by another."

Today's posting is the obituary of Arthur R Hall my great grandfather.


Arthur R. Hall was born in Evansville, Wis., September 19, 1863, where he spent his boyhood days until he graduated from the Evansville Seminary in 1884. He was married to Miss Mabel J. Coleman, at Denver, Colorado, August 28, 1891, at which time he moved to Chicago, where he lived seven years. In 1898, he moved to Nebraska, and in the spring 1919, settled near Crawford. there were three daughters born, Mrs. Alta Zion, of Craig, Colo., Mrs. Belle Sturm and Miss Pearl Hall, of Crawford.
Mr. Hall died at the home of his eldest daughter in Craig, Colo., July 8, 1919, where he and Mrs. Hall and their daughter Pearl, were visiting.
The remains were brought back to the home in Crawford, where funeral services were conducted on Saturday afternoon, July 12, by Rev. Mearl C. Smith, and the body was laid to rest in the Crawford cemetery.

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