Barber County Kansas
Died: William Henry Ritchie died at the home of his son-in-law, Adolphus Bucknum, in Nippawalla township, Barber county, Kansas, on Wednesday, August 17, 1898.
The body was embalmed by Undertaker Laughman, of Kiowa, and sent to Tipton, Mo., the home of the deceased, for interment.
Mr. Ritchie came to this state last March to visit with his daughters, Mrs. A. Bucknum and Mrs. R.H. Clay and was taken sick on August 4th. He was 85 years of age.
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