March 24, 1910
GARBRY, JAMES - Brush--James Garbry, one of Miami county's most venerable and respected farmers, died at his home in north Brown township, Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. He had been ill for four weeks and uraemic poison was the cause of his death. He was the son of William and Margaret Garbry and was born in Fletcher, Feb. 5, 1826. He was married twice, both wives preceding him in death. He was united in marriage Dec. 8, 1851, with Hannah Williams. In September, 1866, some years after the death of his first wife, he married Mary Catharine Croy. There survive two sons, Newton of Piqua, and W. F. of Springcreek township, and one daughter, Mrs. C. N. Ervingham. Mr. Garbry was a farmer and had occupied the farm where he died for about 62 years. For the past five years he had made his home with his daughter, Mrs. C. N. Everingham, who occupied the home farm and cared for him during his declining years. He was a member of the Christian church and of the I. O. O. F. lodge. The funeral was held from the Springcreek Christian church Thursday at 10 a.m. and was conducted by the Rev. C. J. Hance of Spencerville, assisted by the Rev. L. W. Ryan. Interment at Fletcher cemetery.
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