James H. Underwood

The News
Cartersville, Georgia
April 26, 1901, Page 1
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JAMES H. UNDERWOOD Brought to His Old Home For Burial.

Died in Atlanta last Saturday afternoon, Mr. James H. Underwood, aged 36 years.  The deceased leaves a grief-stricken and devoted wife to mourn his loss.  He leaves no children.

Mr. Underwood was born  and reared in Bartow county and has relatives here,  Seventeen years ago he went to work on the W. & A. road and was in its employ in the capacity of locomotive engineer up to the time of taking his bed last July,  He was a faithful employee and was held in high esteem by the road officials as well as his fellow workmen.  When he was taken sick there was doubt as to the nature of his ailment but it was soon seen that the dread consumption was getting in its fatal work.  He lingered along when death relieved him last Saturday afternoon.  Though not belonging to any church or secret orders, he was known as a straightforward man, and during his last sickness he professed religion and died in the faith.

The funeral was preached at the residence in Atlanta Sunday afternoon, Dr. Len Broughton officiating.  The remains in charge of his fellow-workmen, were brought to Cartersville and entered.  Rev. Alex. W. Bealer officiating at the grave.

Those coming up from Atlanta were: T. E. Landers, Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Fisher, William James, Gus Manning, Mr. and Mrs. “Mac” Rhodes, Mr. and Mrs. Walker, Mr. Peacock, Jas. Lackey and family, J. H. Chastain, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Crow.


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