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Lincoln Daily News-Herald, April 26, 1909


Prominent Resident of Mt. Pulaski Passed Away Saturday Night

John M. Rothwell, one of the best known residents of Mt. Pulaski, died Saturday night after a short illness of liver trouble. Mr. Rothwell was born in Lancaster, Ky., in October, 1843. He came to Logan County in 1863 and engaged in farming. He was married in 1865 to Angeline Scroggin, who, with four children, survives. The children are John, Thomas, and Mabel Rothwell, and Mrs. H. M. Gasaway. Mr. Rothwell was for two years mayor of Mt. Pulaski, highway commissioner, and constable, and at the time of his death was deputy sheriff.

Funeral Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Christian church in Mt. Pulaski.

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