Extracted from the Oquawka Spector, Wednesday March 30, 1904, Page 1 Col. 4 KILGORE -- Uncle John
Kilgore died last Wednesday morning, at the age of 83 years, 2 months, and 4 days. He was born in York
County, Pa., Jan. 19, 1821, and for many years has been a resident of this place and vicinity. One June
11, 1845, he was united in marriage with Miss Elizabeth Alexander, and to them were born eleven
children, nine of whom are still living. Mr. Kilgore was a man of quiet disposition and well liked by
all his acquaintances.-- Biggsville Clipper Note: He is buried in the Biggsville Cemetery next to his
wife who passed away on June 27, 1879.
Submitted by: Gail Meyer Kilgore