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NEWSPAPER UNKNOWN, 5 November 1927
Obituary of GEORGE THOMAS
GEORGE THOMAS DEAD
George Thomas, father of Mrs. Leroy Taylor died at the Taylor home, 706 west 1st street, Saturday.

Rev William Kilburn will conduct services at the Taylor home Wednesday at two o'clock. The body will be taken Thursday morning to Phillipsburg, Kansas, for burial.
George Thomas was born in Cornwall, England, September 1st, 1858, and was 69 years, 2 months and 4 days old at his death.Members of the bereaved family are remembered in much sympathy in this sorrow and loss.

George Thomas, an early settler and one of the real pioneers of Phillips County, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs LeRoy Taylor, at McCook, Nebraska, Saturday, November 5, 1927. The deceased was born in Cornwell, England, and came to America with his parents when a small child, the family locating at Hazel Green, Wisconsin.

He was united in marriage to Mrs Emily Roberts in 1879 and soon after moved to Kansas, locating in Phillips county. To this union four children were born, G E Thomas, of Kalispell, Montana, A W Thomas, of Phillipsburg, Mrs LeRoy Taylor, of McCook, Nebraska, and Mrs Emma Hacker, of Colorado Springs. He is also survived by fifteen grand-children and many other relatives and a host of friends.

During the past few years Mr Thomas had made his home part of the time with his daughter, Mrs Taylor, at McCook, but because of his long residence in this city was intimately known to practically all Phillipsburg people, and all were his friends. He had won and held their friendship because of his universal kindness and courtesy to all, and because he was genuinely the friend of mankind everywhere.

Funeral services were held at the Presbyterian church in this city last Thursday afternoon, Nov 10, at 2:30 o'clock, conducted by Rev. Hart. Burial was made in Fairview cemetery.God called him home, It was His will, But in our hearts, He lingers still.


CARD OF THANKS
We desire to express our heartfelt thanks to our many friends for their assistance and kind words in the loss of our beloved father, George Thomas. We especially appreciated the beautiful floral offerings. The Children


George Thomas was born in Cromwell, England, and died November 5, 1927, at McCook, Nebr. When a small child he came to America with his parents, they locating at Hazel Green, Wisconsin.

In 1879 he married Emily Roberts, then making move to Kansas. To them four children were born, G E, of Kalispell, Mont, A W of this city, Mrs LeRoy Taylor, McCook, Nebr, and Mrs Emma Hacker, of Colorado Springs. He is also survived by fifteen grandchildren and one great-grandchild, many other relatives and a host of friends. Funeral was conducted from the Presbeyrtian church here November 10, by Rev. Hart, with interment in Fairview cemetery.


George Thomas was born in Cornwall, England. When a small child he came to America with his parents, settling in Bowling Green, Wisconsin.

In 1879 he was united in marriage to Mrs. Emily Roberts, after which they moved to Kansas. To this union four children were born, all of whom survive him. They are: G E Thomas, Kalispel, Montana; A W Thomas, Phillipsburg, Kansas; Mrs L Taylor, McCook, Neb., and Mrs Emma Hacker, of Colorado Springs. There are fifteen grand
children and one great grandchild.

Death took place November 5th at the home of his daughter Mrs L Taylor, where for eight years he has lived.
The character of the deceased was of a quiet and retiring nature winning the respect and esteem of those who knew him. Our sympathy is extended to the bereaved ones in this their hour of trial and sorrow. The labor of the day is ended and now he enters into that reward which awaits those who have been faithful unto the end.


MY NOTES:
There is no date, name of paper or location on any of these obituaries, however, I assume that the first one listed was from the McCook, Nebraska paper and at least one of the others undoubtedly from the Phillipsburg, Phillips Co, Ks newspaper. nt

Transcribed and Contributed by Nancy Trice (trice@vci.net)


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