|Name||Age||Place of Birth > Place of Death||Newspaper||Publication Date||Submitter|
|APPLE, Richard Johnson||80||Hancock Co IN>IL||Greenville Advocate||9 Feb 1920||Dorothy Scott Falk|
Taps Sounds for R. J. Apple,
Veteran of the War
Greenville Advocate, Feb 9, 1920
R. J. APPLE, a prominent resident of Tamalco township, died at his home one-half mile east of Tamalco at 11:45 p.m., Friday after an illness of one month of paralysis and complications.
Short funeral services were held at the residence at 10:30 a.m. Sunday by Rev. Phillips of Keyesport, with burial in the Duncan cemetery.
Richard Johnson Apple was born in Hancock County, Ind., February 18, 1840. He served in the Civil War as a member of Company C, 22 Illinois Cavalry. He was married on Christmas Day 1879 at Carlyle to Miss Emma KESNER, who survives, together with the following children, J. V. Apple of Bethalto, Clay R. Apple of Monticello and Erwin, a senior of the Greenville high school, and Mrs. H. T. HORD of Boulder, Mrs. Richard ALEXANDER of Keyesport, Mrs. C. H. DIXON of Batavia and Miss Octo Apple of Tamalco. He is also survived by two brothers, Cass of St. Louis and Smith of Quincy and one sister, Mrs. Mary OWENS of Missouri.
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