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John H. Burbage

Obituary Date: 3/14/1903

Information in this record:
1903, 14 March On Tuesday last death claimed another of Snow Hill's best citizens, in the person of John H. Burbage, Esq., of the mercantile firm of J. H. Burbage & Son. Mr. Burbage was sick only a few days but was a great sufferer with that most dreaded disease pneumonia until death released him from pain. He was not taken ill until last Friday and his death was a great surprise and shock to the community, He was sixty years of age and leaves a wife and two children; these are Mr. William E. Cluff and H. O. Burbage, both of Snow Hill. He also has a brother and sister residing in the county, Mr. William E. Burbage of Powellville and Mrs. Edward White of Whiton.
For a number of years Mr. Burbage conducted the undertaking business here with Mr. Edward Conner under the style of Burbage & Conner, but sold out this business several years ago. He was a member of Paran Lodge of Odd Fellows, of Berlin, and quite a number of the brethren of his lodge attended the funeral services held this (Friday) afternoon in the Presbyterian Church. The services were conducted by Rev. J. B. North and Avery Donawan.
Mr. Burbage was of a cheerful and sociable disposition and leaves many sincere friends who will greatly miss him..DM

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