Sunday, May 15, 2011

OBITUARY: Dr. Benjamin McCarty Logan (1874)

from the Cumberland [County, Illinois] Democrat, Majority Point - issue of Friday, June 12, 1874 - page 3, column 2)

Logan, Dr. B. M. died on June 11, 1874 at Brownsburg, Indiana, aged 66 years and 5 days. The deceased was the father of L.L. and William Logan of this place and was born in Brookville, Indiana in the year 1808. At the age of 22 years Mr. Logan commenced the study of medicine, which practice he followed for 38 years. In 1833 Mr. Logan removed with his family to Brownsburg, Indiana, where in connection with his profession he sold goods for many years. Dr. Logan was an excellent man, and although he never connected himself with any one church organization, he was a man of exemplary habits and the strictest morals, and no man ever died more sincerely regretted, or had more warm and devoted friends, than himself. His funeral was very largely attended by sympathizing friends and relatives whom came to pay their last testimonial to the worth of him who pased from this life to the reward of an honest and worthy man.

[Obituary submitted by Suzanne Miller]

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