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William Erskine MARRS

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Sarah Sally WORKMAN

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34. Thomas MARRS

Notes for Thomas Marrs:
BURIAL: MONUMENT INSCRIPTIONS NO. EVANS CEM TRENTON MO.
"KEEP THE HOME FIRES BURNING", SHERMAN LEE POMPEY 1962,"THOMAS MARRS ENLISTED 7/27/1862 MISSOURI STATE MILITIA CO. E 30TH REG. THE STATE MILITIA WERE VOLUNTEERS ENLISTED IN THE SERVICE OF THE U.S. AND SUPPORTED BY THE FEDGOV.
MARRAIGE RECORDS: TAZEWELL CO. VA.
US ARCHIVES WASHINGTON DC.: PENSION PAPERS STATE THAT HE LOST HIS LEFT EYE ON OR ABOUT NOVEMBER 1870 CAUSED BY ULCERATION OF SORE EYES.
CENSUS: 1850 TAZEWELL CO.W.VA.,1860 GRUNDY CO. MO.,1870,80 MARION TWP
MERCER CO. MO.;1900 CENSUS FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP GRUNDY CO. MO.
SPIKARDS, GRUNDY CO NEWS:

UNCLE TOM MARRS DIED WEDNESDAY AT THE HOME OF HIS DAUGHTER MRS JIM KING,AT TINDALL AND WAS BURIED AT NORTH EVANS THURSDAY NOON.
MR MARRS HAD HAD TWO PARALYTIC STROKES THE PAST WINTER, BUT WAS UP AND AROUND
THE PLACE. WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON HE WENT OUT TO THE BARN AND NOT RETURNING FOR SOME TIME MRS KING WENT TO FIND HIM. HE WAS LYING BY THE BARN HELPLESS AND EXPIRING. HE DIED SOON AFTER BEING TAKEN TO THE HOUSE.
UNCLE TOM MARRS WAS KNOWN TO MOST EVERYBODY IN THIS VINCINITY AS A GOOD OL d GENTLEMAN AND HAD MANY FRIENDS WHO MOURN HIS DEATH.
HE WAS ABOUT 87 YEARS OLD. HE LEAVES A FAMILY OF FIVE CHILDREN , ONLY TWO, MRS JIM KING AND MRS ARGO, BOTH OF TINDALL BEING RESIDENTS HERE. ONE DAUGHTER LIVES IN LINEVILLE AND 2 SONS IN KANSAS.