William H. ADCOCK

Clinton Journal and Public, Tuesday, 11 July 1933, p 6 c 5.

William H. Adcock, the oldest resident of Waynesville passed away at 8:15 p. m. Sunday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. James Dagley where he resided. He had been ill one week with pneumonia.

He was born at Mt. Vernon, Ill., April 25, 1843 and was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Adcock. He has lived in the vicinity of Waynesville the past forty-seven years.

Mr. Adcock was married to Martha Jane Tucker at Mt. Vernon, Dec. 9, 1860. She passed away seven years ago. They were the parents of ten children, eight surviving. They are: Mrs. Lillie McCance of Normal; Mrs. Florenct Canfield, of Atlanta, Mrs. Annis Grant, Mrs. Lydia Dagley and Mrs. Izora Dagley, of Waynesville, James Adcock, of Clinton, Henry, of Ottawa, Kansas and Joseph of Kenney. He also leaves 33 grandchildren and 55 great grandchildren.

The funeral will be held at the James Dagley residence at 2:30 p. m. Tuesday, with interment in the Union cemetery.

Illinois State Journal Register, Tuesday, 11 July 1933, p 4.

Clinton, July 10. -- William H. Adcock, 90, oldest resident in Waynesville, died last Sunday night at the home of his daughter, Mrs. James Dagley, in Waynesville, after a week's illness of pneumonia.

The funeral will be held at 2:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at the home in charge of Rev. Mr. Lea. Burial will be in Union cemetery.