Hagerstown (Washington Co., MD) Herald & Torch Light
Feb 5, 1891
"The death of a former resident of this county, who has a number of relataives yet living here, is announced as follows in the Ogle County (Ills.) Press of January 31:
Samuel Bovey, one of the early settlers of Pine Creek, died Tuesday, January 27th. The funeral was held Thursday at the Disciple Church, Elder Stanley officiating. Mr. Bovey was one of the early settlers of Pine Creek, coming there from Washington County, Maryland, in 1846. His age was 76 years, 2 months and 20 days. Not withstanding the bad weather the church was crowded with his old friends and neighbors, whose presence testified their regard for one so long identified with that community."
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