Death of James Madison Mines
The Wheeling Daily Intelligencer., March 26, 1896, page 8
Mrs. Charles T. Reed, of Fourteenth street, will return to her home this evening, after an absence of over four weeks. Her many friends will be pained to learn of the death of her father James Madison Mines, which occurred at his old home, near Clarksburg, March 15, at 3:20 o’clock a. m.
He was aged eighty-four years and leaves a widow, two sons, two daughters, and thirty-seven grandchildren.
He was the father of nine children, Mrs. Reed being the youngest.
Mr. Mines was one of the oldest and most highly respected citizens of Harrison county, and was a member of the Baptist church of over fifty years.
He was a true type of all that goes to make a good and noble man. He was a Republican and held office in town and county affairs.
Mr. Mines subscribed for and read the Intelligencer for over forty years. He possessed considerable property at his death.