BARCUS, WILLIAM HENRY (VETERAN  CW) - Barry County, Missouri | WILLIAM HENRY (VETERAN  CW) BARCUS - Missouri Gravestone Photos

William Henry (VETERAN CW) BARCUS

Oak Hill aka Cassville Cemetery
Barry County,
Missouri

April 18, 1840 Franklin County, IN
April 5, 1919 Cassville, Barry County, MO

Son of Warner James Barcus and Mary Jane Mann
Married 1) Elizabeth Jane Norris; Married 2) Rebecca A. Beaver; Married 3) Nancy Rose Lutes

Cassville Republican Thursday, April 10, 1919
W. H. Barcus, one of this county’s old and highly respected citizens passed away at his home near this city, Saturday evening, April 5, following an illness of several days, at the age of 78 years. He had been failing in health for sometime and soon after taking to his bed about 2 weeks ago pneumonia set up and his physician then gave up all hope of his recovery. The funeral services were held from the Baptist church in this city of which he was a member, Tuesday afternoon. The services were conducted by Rev. Will Ireland, the pastor. Interment was made in Oak Hill Cemetery. William Henry Barcus was born in Franklin County, Indiana April 18, 1840. There he grew to manhood. When the Civil War came up he offered his services to the cause of the Union and served until it’s close first in the 60th Indiana Infantry, and later in the 8th Iowa Cavalry. He was promoted for his excellent record as a soldier until he became First Lieutenant of his company. About thirty years ago he came to this county and located near Seligman. Later he moved to Nebraska but returned to his county some twelve years ago and has lived near Cassville since. He was twice married. Of the first marriage two children were born, one of whom, W. A. Barcus of Blue Hill, Neb., is living. There are six children of the second marriage, all at home. In addition to wife and six children, he leaves four brothers, Warner of Indiana, Leban of Claremore, Okla., Freeman of Washington and Eli of Rockville, I’ll., and one sister, Mollie Barcus of Danville, Ind., Warner and Leban Barcus attended the funeral. Mr. Barcus was a splendid man and citizen. He was held in high regard by his neighbors and acquaintances wherever he had lived. As an evidence of his standing and his confidence in his honor and integrity he was elected while living in Nebraska as Judge of the probate court. For many years he had been a consistent member of the Baptist Church.

Contributed on 4/16/19

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Submitted: 4/16/19 • Approved: 4/16/19 • Last Updated: 4/19/19 • R818746-G0-S3

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