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Busenbark - Emmons


Source: Crawfordsville Daily Journal August 9, 1910, p. 5:4

New Market, August 9. -- Emmons Busenbark, one of the best known residents of Montgomery county, died this morning at half past ten o´clock at his home here at the age of eighty-one. His death was due to diseases incident to old age. He had been confined to his bed for the last twelve days.

The deceased was a life long resident of Montgomery county, having been born on a farm west of Crawfordsville May 8, 1829. He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. James Busenbark, pioneer residents of the county. He was married to Anna L. Gilliland when young. His wife died at her home here January 18, last. Mr. Busenbark is survived by two brothers, Samuel Busenbark of west of Crawfordsville, and Alfred Busenbark of Mount Vernon, Iowa, and one sister, Mrs. Sarah Ellen Gott, of Marion, Iowa. Two sons, R.C. and George Busenbark and one daughter, Mrs. Lizzie J. Coons, also survive. Mrs. Belle VanCleave, a daughter, is dead. All the children live near New Market. Mr. Busenbark leaves eight grandchildren. While he was not a member of any church he believed in the teachings of the Old School Baptists.

The funeral services will be held from the home Friday morning at ten o´clock. The Rev. Mr. Airhart will have charge of the services.

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