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Wednesday, 26 October 1904 – The Lincoln Daily Courier

GEORGE BOY

George Boy died at the home of Charles Bree in Prairie Creek Township at 8 o’clock a. m. Tuesday. The cause of death was lockjaw. Deceased was 49 years 4 months and 2 days of age when he met his untimely death. The remains were brought to this city Tuesday afternoon and taken to the home of the decedent’s sister Mrs. E.E. L. Rautenberg. The funeral will take place Thursday at 2 p. m. at St. John’s church and the burial will be in Union Cemetery. George Boy was the son of Mr. and Mrs. John F. Boy, well known early settlers of the city and people who were highly respected during the many years they lived in Lincoln. The deceased was at one time one of the officials of West Lincoln Township. The family was once a numerous one, but all left are two sisters, Mrs. Rautenberg of Lincoln and Mrs. F. W. Obermiller of Mt. Pulaski.

Thursday, 27 October 1904 – The Lincoln Daily Courier

Victim of Lockjaw Buried - The funeral of the late George W. Boy, who died a few days ago from lockjaw superinduced by illness, resulting from running a splinter of wood into his foot, was buried Thursday afternoon. The funeral services were held at 2 o’clock from St. John’s church, the pastor, Rev. G. Neibuhr, being in charge. After conducting the regular burial service of the church Rev. Niebuhr addressed a few remarks to the assembled mourners. His remarks were consoling and were addressed to the ones most closely associated with him. Following the church service the interment was made in Union Cemetery.


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