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Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
John T. Middleton

   John T. Middleton died Fef 14, 1923, of bronchitis at his home in Sage township after several days illness. He was born April 2, 1840, in Indiana and was aged 82 years, 10 months and 12 days. He enlisted at Indianapolis Nov. 29, 1861, in Company C. 47th regiment Indiana infantry volunteers. At the close of the war he came to Michigan. Here he married Miss Sarah Ann Eldridge, who preceded him to the great beyond. Later he married Miss Emma Reinhardt who survives him, with two children by his first marriage, Mrs. Ernest Gower of Sage township and Joseph H. Middleton of Billings township, and a number of grandchildren and great grandchildren.
   Mr. Middleton believed in what he called the "Old Time Religion." He was a very kind, patient and simple man, patriotic to his country and fraternal to his fellow men. Uncle John, as he was called will be greatly missed. Funeral services were held at the M. E. church Friday afternoon, conducted by Rev. L. F. Burkey, Interment in Highland cemetery.
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Highland Cem., Gladwin
PVT Co C 47th Reg Ind Inf
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
P:4 C:2
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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