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Henry Hubble
Co. D , 21st Regiment, Missouri Volunteer Infantry

HUBBLE ILL TWO WEEKS
Services Were at Pleasant Ridge at 2 O'clock Yesterday.

Henry Hubble, one of the only two known surviving Civil War veterans living in the Pleasant Ridge vicinity northeast of Edina, died at his farm there, which had been his home for 45 years, at 11:20 o'clock Monday morning of bronchitis.  He was 88 years old and had been failing in health since Christmas, but his last illness was of two weeks' duration.  Samuel Clary is the remaining Civil War veteran survivor in the community.

Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. G.V. Baskett of Gorin at 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon at the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, of which Mr. Hubble had been a member for forty-five years.  Burial was in the Pleasant Ridge cemetery.  Six grandsons were pallbearers:  Clyde Strickler of near Locust Hill; Sterling Hubble and Elza Matticks of near Knox City; Harry Matticks of Augusta, Kan.; George Payne of Rockport, Ill., and Porter Miller of near the Hubble home.

Two sons, 3 daughters, 31 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and a sister, Mr. Eliza Killen, of Knox City, survive.  The children are:  George Hubble, who lived with his father; Charles Hubble of near Taylor; Mrs. W. E. Payne of Rockport, Ill., and Mrs. Wiley Miller and Mrs. Melvin Matticks of near and of Knox City, respectively.

William Henry Harrison Hubble was born Sept. 15, 1842, in Ripley County, Indiana, a son of True and Elizabeth Hubble.  He came to Knox County with his mother when a boy and here grew to manhood.  when the Civil War began he answered his country's call and enlisted, joining Col. Moore at Edina July 15, 1861.  He belonged to Company D Twenty-First Missouri Volunteers. After the war he was discharged at Washington, D.C., Nov. 12, 1865.  He then came back to Knox County, which had since been his home.

On June 18, 1871, Mr. Hubble married Miss Frances Helen Kyle of Knox County, who preceded him in death on Sept. 23, 1927.  To them were born ten children, two sons and three daughters having died in infancy.

W.E. Payne and son, George, of Rockport, Ill., and Harry Matticks and his family of Augusta, Kan., came for the funeral.

Article was hand dated 1931


Obituary copy generously provided by Sandra Browning .


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