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Submitted: 6/14/20 • Approved: 6/14/20 • Last Updated: 6/17/20 • R825835-G825835-S3
20 Nov 1820 PA
2 Jan 1903 Adair Co MO
Husband of Sarah Albertson
25 Mar 1829 PA
28 Feb 1902 Adair Co MO
Wife of Jacob
16 Apr 1868 Adair Co MO
25 Mar 1869 Adair Co MO
Daughter of Jacob and Sarah
Kirksville Journal Jan 15, 1903
DIED - At his home in Clay township, January 2, 1903, Jacob Carner, aged 82 years, 1 month and 13 days. Funeral services at the home Jan. 3, 1903, burial in the family burying ground near the home. Mr. Carner was one of Adair County's oldest and most highly respected citizens. He was born near Philadelphia, Pa., November 20, 1820. October 31, 1848, he was united in marriage to Sarah Ellen Albertson who passed from this life February 28, 1902. Six sons and three daughters were born to this union, all of whom surviving him except one son and one daughter. Mr. Carner removed to Adair county in 1855 and has lived here since that time. Early in life he became united with the church of God, which faith he maintained until his death. He leaves a host of friends to mourn his loss.
Kirksville Weekly Graphic, Jan 16, 1903
Jacob Carner was born near Philadelphia, Pa., November 20, 1820, and died at his home near Clay postoffice, January 2, 1903, aged 82 years, one month and 13 days.
He was converted in early life and united with the Church of God, and lived the life of a faithful consistent christian until his death.
He was united in marriage with Sarah Clem Albertson, August 31, 1848. To this union nine children were born, six sons and three daughters, seven of whom, five sons and two daughters survive him.
He came to Adair county in 1855, one of the pioneers, and he and his sons did much toward the development of the county. During his long residence of nearly a half century no word of reproach was spoken against his character. He followed the Golden Rule, and many times trusted and assisted others to his own detriment.
A good citizen has gone and a host of friends mourn, but his good deeds will live as a shining light to lead others in the way of truth and right.
Contributed on 6/14/20
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