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Cous - Josiah Emory


Source: Waveland Independent newspaper, Waveland, Montgomery County, Indiana April 3, 1914

Josiah Emory, the only son of Van and Sarah Cous, was born in east Tennessee Dec 18, 1961 (sic - 1861), and departed this life at age 52 years 3 months 7 days at his late home near Waveland. At the age of one he moved with his parents to Kentucky. While yet a young man of 20 he united with the First M.E. Church at Goodson Chapel. In 1883 he was united in marriage to sarah Grimsley, and to this union three daughters were born, two of whom surviving, Mrs. Alexander Moore of Waveland and Mrs. Mentor Williams of Agricola, Ks; the other daughter and wife having preceded him in death, the daughter dying in infancy the wife in 1891. In the year 1892 he was united in marriage to Mallia Waller and to this union were born who with the mother survive him, Mrs. Claude Stevenson of Agricola, KS; Mary Ovets, Mildred and Ruth. One step brother, John Hodges of New Market. He leaves to mourn his loss a mother, wife amd 7 daughters, 3 grandsons and granddaughter, besides numerous friends and relatives. Funeral services at the home on Friday morning were conducted by Rev. W. Speer. Interment in the Moore cemetery. -- typed by kbz

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