Nathan Janes Obituary

from  The News-Leader, Springfield, Washington County, Kentucky

Thursday, May 30, 1907

Old Resident Dead

Mr. Nate Janes, one of the county’s oldest citizens, died at the home of his son near town, Monday, in the 74th year of his age.  Infirmities incident to old age was the cause of his death.  Mr. Janes had been a resident of this county all of his life and had been a successful farmer and a good citizen.  He reared a large family of children, some of whom have grown to manhood and womanhood.  The following survive him:  Messr. Will, Ed, Ben, John and Frank Janes and Mrs. J. L. Moran and Mrs. Thomas Baker.  John and Frank and two younger daughters are children of Mr. Janes’ second wife, who also survive.  Mr. L. L. Janes of the Valley Hill neighborhood is a brother.  The funeral took place on Wednesday morning.  Burial at Pleasant Grove.

Nathan W. Janes 1834-1907

Susan M. Goatley Janes 1836-1873

Malvena Adams Janes 1859-1917

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  1. How cool it is to see this! I have a picture a this tombstone myself. Nathan Janes and Susan Mary Goatley are my great great grandparents on my mother’s side. Nice to see you have done such a wonderful job. Thank you newly found cousin!!!

    Cathy Bowman
    Louisville, KY

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