John L. Brashar

John L. Brashar, formerly of this city, died yesterday at Prophetstown, Ill.  He was born in this city Jan. 12, 1835.  With the exception of the last 15 years his residence had been in Rock Island. Surviving are a brother, Edwin Brashar of Davenport; three daughters, Mrs. S. E. Davis of Hartford, Iowa; Mrs. William Wieda of Chicago and Mrs. Tom McCarty of New Hartford, Iowa, and one son, William, of Rock Island.  The funeral will be held at the Knox chapel tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock.  Burial will be in Chippiannock.

- Source: The Rock Island Argus, page 5, Rock Island, Illinois, Friday, August 24, 1917
- Contributed by Patricia A. Essary