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Joseph Ross McKenzie

Posted 2018-09-12 by Judy Wight Branson
Arizona Daily Journal-Miner, Prescott, Arizona Territory
August 29, 1906

Death Calls Joseph R. M'Kenzie of M'Cabe

Yesterday morning at 6 o’clock in the McCabe hospital Joseph R.
McKenzie succumbed to an attack of typhoid fever after an illness of
about 10 days.

The deceased was aged 29 years and 10 months, and had been a resident
of this county for the past seven years. He was a native of Illinois
and leaves surviving him in this section his father, a resident of
Humboldt, and one brother residing in this city.

He was a member of Prescott lodge No. 1, A.O.U.W. of this city, and of
the McCabe Miner’s Union; under which auspices the funeral will take
place today in this city from the undertaking parlors of H. M. Maus &
Co., at 3 p.m.

Weekly Arizona Journal-Miner, Prescott, Arizona Territory
Wednesday, Sept. 5, 1906, page 2, column 5

Many Friends Attend The Funeral of J. C. McKenzie

(From Thursday's Daily)

The funeral of the late J. R. McKenzie, of McCabe, took place
yesterday afternoon from the undertaking parlors of H. M. Maus & Co.,
interment being had in the Citizens Cemetery.

The last sad rites were held under the auspices of the A. O. U. W.
lodge of this city, and the McCabe Miners' union, of which the deceased
was a member.

The procession was one of the largest seen here for some time, a large
delegation of the members of both orders and the friends of the
deceased coming here from McCabe, the late residence of the deceased.

Among those present from McCabe were Frank Flores, Frank Beard, Geo.
Conlin, Abe Leggett, J. C. Hartsfield, A. Johnson, John Gallagher,
James Coyne, Joseph Bechtel, M. J. Enright, George Jones, Mr. and Mrs.
Peter Laux, Joseph Yeager, A. W. Johnson, James Waters, Lewis Waters,
Patrick Gallagher, John McCloskey, George Fisher, Ed. Flynn, John
Shovlin, and S. A. Whipple.

Manty other visitors, over 50 in all, were present whose names were not
learned, almost the entire party returned at a late hour last evening
to their homes in Ruffner's tally-ho, and by private conveyance.

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