CRON,- At his residence on Greene Street, on Tuesday evening, July 10, 1883,
Mr. John Cron, aged 81 years, 4 months and 20 days.
The deceased was a native of Ohio, having been born in Franklincounty, Feb. 11, 1802. He came to the vicinity of Piqua when but a youth, residing first in
the anjacent part of Shelbycounty,
then at what is known as the Rockland Mills, south of town. His next
removal was to a farm two and a half miles east of Piqua, where he resided for more than
fifty years and from which he removed into the city some two years ago. He was
not a member of the church, though in his young and more healhful
years, he was a regular attendant upon its services. He proformed
an abiding faith in Christ, was much interested in the services of religion,
and looked calmly forward to the time of his departure.
He leaves a widow - the forth companion of his life - one brother, Mr.
one sister, Mrs. Margaret Graham, one son, Mr. W. L. Cron,
one daughter, Mrs. J. B. Brading, all of whom, with their families, are
residents of Piqua, or its immediate vivinity.R.E.S.
Unknown, but most likely one of the early Piqua Papers.
Death of an Old Citizen
Mr. John Cron, well known to the people of this city, died at on Tuesday
the 10th inst., at his residence on West
Greene Street, aged 81 years.Funeral to-morrow at .interment at Wesley Chapel.Obituary notice next week.