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Henry Arthur Reader obituary

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Date: 29 Dec 1953 to 29 Dec 1953
Location: Wadsworth, Medina, Ohio, United Statesmap
Surname/tag: Reader
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Handwritten obituary (suspected written by his daughter Bessie Adelaide (Reader) Crawford , in the possession of Living DiMattia on 11 July 2020, as follows:

"Henry Arthur Reader was born in London, England on Dec. 26, 1867, and departed this life Dec. 29 at 12.15 A. M. at the age of 86 years and 2 days.

His parents came to Canada and settled in Ingersoll, Ontario, when he was about three years of age.

There he received his schooling and became a member of the Baptist church.

At the age of sixteen (16) he came to the States and settled in Cincinnati, Ohio, bringing his letter to the Ninth St. Baptist church of that city.

There he met and later married Jennie L. Hall of Newport, Kentucky. To this union were born two daughters, Martha Gianque of [ed. (struck through) Washington] Rockville, Md, who departed this life Oct. 27- 1952 and Bessie Crawford with whom they have made their home for the past twenty-five years.

He leaves his wife, one daughter 8 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren."



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