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John W. Moore, Laird
Lucius D. Hartson of near Anselmo, Nebraska, died on January 18, 1912. He was born on September 6, 1821 in Mansfield, Connecticut, and was 90 years, 4 months, and 12 days of age at the time of his death. On January 15, 1843, he was united in marriage with Elizabeth Robinson of Lenoxville, Pennsylvania and nine children were born to them. One daughter died in infancy, and a son, N.W. Hartson died only a few years before his father's death. Mr. Hartson grew up at Mansfield , Connecticut. He and his wife moved to Susquehanna, Pennsylvania for a few years, and then moved to Chickasaw County, Iowa where they resided for 16 years. After the children were grown, they moved then to Smith County, Kansas, and it is where his wife died. When he was a young man 30 years of age, he joined the Universalist Church. He was a good Christian man. He is survived by his children, J.B. Hartson of Milburn, Nebraska, Riley H. Hartson of Seattle, Washington, J.D. Hartson of Charles City, Iowa, Mrs. Julia Parker of Lemmon, South Dakota, Mrs. Elsie Moore of Riverton, Nebraska, H. R. Hartson of Hastings, Nebraska, and Mrs. Lucy Culver of Lawrence, Kansas. He also leaves a host of relatives near Franklin County, where he is buried by his wife and others. He also leaves other relatives elsewhere.
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