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John Fetrow, Witherbee

In 1888 a "F. Fetrow" was fined $5 for disturbing a meeting of the G.A.R. in Holyoke - making noise outside the meeting hall.  The Holyoke newspaper said "the boys were more like mad men."  implying he ws a young person.

John cash-claimed a quarter in section 17, 5N 42W in 1891.

One possibility :  John Fetrow was born about 1868 in York Pennsylvania to Ambugh and Charlotte Fetrow.

Another possibility : John Fetrow was a pallbearer at the 1896 funeral of Mary Weigle in Decatur, Macon County, Illinois.  This was John D. Fetrow, July 5, 1851 married 24 years to Mary E. April 24, 1847 - both Pennsylvania.  They have Myrtle B. September 1882 in Illinois.

Mary died May 17, 1923, John  September 3, 1933, and they're in Fairlawn Cemetery, Macon County

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