Miami Union
December 8, 1877
GAHAGAN, MR. W. H. - Mr. W. H. Gahagan, of this vicinity, after a protracted illness, of typhoid fever, died last Tuesday evening.

This article is in another part of the paper of December 8.  The difference is that it gives the place where he was buried.

GAHAGEN, W. H. - The funeral of Mr. W. H. Gahagen took place from his late residence yesterday afternoon.  Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery

Miami Union - Veteran - 11th Reg't, O. V. I. - Second Lieutenant of Co. D

December 15, 1877

GAHAGEN, W. H. H. - In Memorium - W. H. H. Gahagen, son of Wm. H. and Hester Gahagen, was born Nov. 14, 1835, and died Dec. 4, 1877, at his late residence, the old homestead.  In 1860 he enlisted in the 11th Reg't, O. V. I., and was Second Lieutenant of Co. D.  He had not served many months till he contracted chronic diarrhea, which obliged him to resign, and from the effects of which he never fully recovered.  He was married to Hannah M. Smith, April 2, 1863, and leaves three children, a son and two daughters.  His last illness was a protracted one, having lain sick since the 23d of September.  At times his sufferings were intense, to all of which he submitted in patience.  He experienced a change of heart, and regretted that he had not consecrated his whole life to the Master's service, and wished to live that he might do so in the future.  The promises of God were very precious to him during his trial.  The funeral services were conducted by Rev. A. W. Clokey, pastor of the Presbyterian Church, at his late residence on Friday afternoon of last week, at one o'clock.  He was an honored citizen, a kind husband and indulgent father, and leaves many friends in this city and community to mourn his loss.        C.

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