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Obits of deceased interred at Trinity M.E. Cemetery

William H. Clanton died at his home in this city Thursday February 11th after a brief illness. Mr. Clanton came to Audrain from Callaway some 14 years ago and located in Molino where he engaged in merchandising. For the past three years he has resided in Mexico. He was about seventy years of age and had the respect of all who knew him. (Copied from The Intelligencer, 18 Feb. 1897 p8 c3)

 Wm. H. Clanton was born in Montgomery county, Mo., November 24, 1852, and died at his home one mile north of Mexico February 11, 1897…Bro. Clanton leaves a family of eight children and a widow…From boyhood days he has been a member of the Methodist church.   We buried him in Trinity Cemetery, in which church he was a member. The deceased lived in Montgomery county until 1852, when he settled in Callaway county and continued to be a substantial citizen until 1885. Since then his home has been in Audrain. Signed:B.D. Sipple (Copied from The Intelligencer 25 Feb 1897 p4 c5)


Capt. George D. Phillips, aged 68 years, died at the residence of his brother-in-law, Jeff Sims, four miles southwest of town last Monday of pneumonia. Mr. Phillips was born in Amherst county, Va. but had lived in Audrain since the war, with the exception of a few years he resided in Centralia. Five children survive him, his wife having died about fourteen years ago. He was a captain in the Confederate army and served throughout the war. Funeral services were held Tuesday conducted by Rev. Marvin of the M.E. Church South, of which denomination he had been a consistent member. The remains were interred at Trinity.
(Copied from The Intelligencer 4 Mar 1897 p1 c6)       


"The infant child of William Canada and wife."  Weekly Intelligencer Mar. 3, 1910 page 2 col 2.