Barber County Kansas

The Barber County Index, November 14, 1900.

B.F. Talbott

Died: B.F. Talbott died at his home in Moore township on Monday morning, November 12, 1900, at 1 o'clock, aged 56 years, 3 months, and 16 days.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Nov. 13, and the remains interred in the Newkirk cemetery.

Mr. Talbott was in poor health for more than ten years but was bedfast only about two months. The immediate cause of his death was consumption but there were other chronic ailments that led to his death.

The deceased is survived by six children - Mrs. R.L. Groendycke, Mrs. A.T. Groendycke, Mrs. W.A. Downtain, Mrs. Clarence Martin, Homer and Clinton, all of whom reside in Barber and Woods counties.

Mr. Talbott was one of Barber county's progressive farmers and an honored citizen. His death is regretted by all who knew him.

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