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Oscar Jackson Sexton

Oscar Jackson Sexton[1]

Male 1876 - 1943  (67 years)


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  • Name Oscar Jackson Sexton 
    Born 23 May 1876  , Monroe, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 Aug 1943  Champaign, Champaign, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 67 years 
    Buried Sep 1943  East Lawn Cemetery, Urbana, Champaign, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Oscar Jackson Sexton

      Birth: May 23, 1876
      Bloomington
      Monroe County
      Indiana, USA

      Death: Aug. 29, 1943
      Champaign
      Champaign County
      Illinois, USA

      O.J. SEXTON, 67, DIES; SERVICES 2 P.M. TUESDAY

      Oscar Jackson Sexton, 67, 413 West Beardsley avenue, died at 1:50 a.m. Sunday at Burnham City hospital where he was taken the day before.

      Mr. Sexton was born May 23, 1876, at Bloomington, Ind., son of Mr. and Mrs. Fielden Sexton. He was married to Sylvia Ann Perkins, Dec. 24, 1899 in Cook County, Illinois. To this union, five children were born. Mrs. Sexton and two of the children died 32 years ago. For the past 25 years, Mr.Sexton had made his home in Champaign.

      He leaves three children, Elzie, Paxton; Delbert, Urbana; and Mrs. Forrest Bell, Champaign. He also leaves two sisters and one brother; Mrs. Sara Stewart, Chicago; Mrs. Kate Butcher and Jack Sexton, both of Connersville, Indiana. There are also seventeen grandchildren.

      The body was taken to the McMillan Funeral home where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday. Reverend Merlin Garber of the Church of the Brethren will officiate and burial will be in East Lawn Memorial park.

      Source: News Gazette Champaign, ILL 30 Aug 1943



      Family links:
      Parents:
      Fieldon Sexton (1842 - 1918)
      Mary Staten Sexton (1802 - 1897)

      Burial:
      East Lawn Cemetery
      Urbana
      Champaign County
      Illinois, USA

      No photo of headstone

      Created by: Ann Davis
      Record added: Jun 26, 2012
      Find A Grave Memorial# 92642729
    Person ID I7935  Our Family
    Last Modified 4 Mar 2014 

    Father Ancestors Fieldon Sexton 3x ,   b. 16 Oct 1842, , Greene, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1918, Salt Creek, Monroe, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Ancestors Mary A. Parsley,   b. 11 Jul 1850, Hamblin, Brown, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1889, , Monroe, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 14 Jul 1870  Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3078  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Sep 1943 - East Lawn Cemetery, Urbana, Champaign, Illinois, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S14] Personal records of Heather L. Sexton, Heather L. Sexton.