Clipped From News-Journal
OBITUARY. " 1 ' Neel. ' John S. Neel died at his late home, two miles southwest of the city on the Marlon avenue road, Thursday after noon at 2 o'clock. June 1, 1903, he sustained a stroke of paralysis, this casing his death. The deceased was born in County Down, Ireland, May 18, 1822, and at the age of seven years moved with his parents to Montreal, Canada. - Later the family removed to Wheeling, W. Va,, and thence to Jeffer son county, this state, where Mr. Neel learned the blacksmith trade. In 1843 be located in this vicinity, establishing establishing a shop In the neighborhood of the farm on which he died, and work ing at his trade several years. Of late he was a farmer, widely known and well liked. He waa united in marriage at the home of E. R, McKee, Washing ton township, to Mine Henrietta Patterson, Patterson, in 1874. He leaves a wife, one son, Frank W. Neel, and two daugh ters, the Misses Emma and Jean. Fu neral Saturday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock, the Rev. Frank D. Flndley, pastor of the United Presbyterian church, officiating. Burial In the Mansfield cemetery.