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collection of early death notices and obituaries from the Irving Index. Irving, Texas is
located in Dallas County. These
are extracted from early 1900 newspapers.
Newspaper of Irving, Texas 1915
The following are obituaries and death
notices extracted from the Irving Index. This newspaper was one of
the first newspapers in Irving, Texas. Irving, Texas is located in
the Northwest area of Dallas County. These are presented in
alphabetical order although there are many other names in each
article. Spelling and punctuation has been left as found in the
articles. An extensive list of deaths in Dallas
was also published in The Irving Index in 1915. They have been
listed on separate pages.
J. H. WHITE, an old Irving Area Citizen Passes Suddenly
Mr. J. H. WHITE, aged about 78 years, died suddenly
last Thursday, May 6th, near Kit. He had been in feeble health for
some time but the end came suddenly and unexpectedly to this children.
The remains were laid to rest in kit cemetery Friday, with
impressive services by Rev. Mr. DAY of the New Providence
Mr. WHITE came from Tennessee with his family and
located in the Irving area as far back as the 70's or early 80's. He
lived the life of a good citizen here, and held the esteem of all. His
wife passed away weveral years ago, and he was making his home with his
children. He is survived by three sons, all of this vicinity.
They are Lum, Captain and Doc.
Mr. WHITE was an old Federal soldier and was drawing
a pension. A voucher had just been received by him, but not endorsed
when he died.
Coincident with the death of Mr. WHITE, came the
announcement from Oklahoma of the sudden death also of Mr. F. C. VINCENT,
a comrade and companion of years, who recently left here with his
family. His wife discovered him in death in bed when she awoke in the
13 May 1915
Infant Burns to Death.
McKinney, Texas - An infant of Mr. and Mrs. Ben WRIGHT
was fatally burned in a fire that destroyed their home at Chambliss,
northwest of this place. This is the second child of Mr. and Mrs. WRIGHT
to burn to death in a similar manner. Six years ago their home upon
the same site, was burned to the ground. Another child was
cremated. The property loss this time was $8000. The origin of
the fire has not been determined.
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