Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
John Councell


   John Albert Councell, 73, who passed away at the Saginaw Veterans Hospital on Tuesday evening, October 10, will be buried in Highland cemetery, following services on Friday at 2 o'clock from the Hall Funeral Home. The Rev. Henry Schmidt, from the Gladwin Free Methodist church, will officiate. Mr. Councell was born on March 12, 1877, in Cumberland, Indiana, served in the Spanish-American War. He has been making his home with his brother, George Councell, in Grout.

   Surviving are two brothers, George, of Grout and Frank, of Utica, Ohio; one sister, Mrs. Fannie Carmin, of Hartford City, Indiana; also one foster-daughter, Grace Councell of Detroit.

{Note: Called Bert Was A Spanish American War Vet. Worked For Ford Motor Co. went To Russia With Ford To Train Russion Iron Workers}
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Highland Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
MI Pvt. 19 Inf. Span-American War
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
P:1 C:1
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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