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The Houston Herald
The Houston Herald
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Description: Two Deaths in Same Family.

Date: March 11 1920

Newspaper published in: Houston, MO

Robert Bruce Garrett, son of John J. and Mary E. Garrett, was born December 10, 1873; died March 3, 1920, making his age 46 years, 2 months and 23 days at the time of his death. He was married to Emma Welch November 29, 1903. To this union ten children - Monroe, Virgil, Jesse, Elba, Theodore, Milton, Bertie, Floyd, Bergolia and Sophia - were born, all living when he died. On February 16, 1920, he was attacked by the "flu," which developed into pneumonia, resulting in his death. His remains were laid to rest in the Emery graveyard near Bucyrus by friends and relatives. In the death of Mr. Garrett the family loses a good husband and father and the country a good citizen.

Virginia Sophia, baby daughter of R. B. and Emma Garrett, was born January 6, 1919; died March 8, 1920, being 1 year, 2 months and 2 days of age at her death. Her death was caused by "flu" and pneumonia. She was laid to rest in the Emery graveyard by the side of her father on Monday, March 8, by relatives and friends of the family. Little Sophia leaves a mother, eight brothers, one little sister and several other relatives to mourn their loss.

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