John C. Caywood


Well Known Resident is Dead at His Home on Virginia Avenue

The Daily Telegram., March 08, 1912

John C. Kaywood aged 50 years, died at his home at 112 Virginia Avenue Friday morning at 7:30 o’clock, after a week’s illness of a complication of diseases.

Bird's eye view of Historic Clarksburg were John Caywood was a lifelong resident.

Mr. Caywood was a lifelong resident of Clarksburg and was well known and liked by all. The last ten years of Mr. Caywood’s life he was sick but not bed-fast all the time. Several days ago he was taken severely ill. His family thought it was one of the usual attacks and his death came as a great shock to his family and a large host of friends.

The deceased man is survived by his widow, three sons and a daughter. The sons are Carl and Willis P., of this city, and Alfred, of Wheeling. The daughter is Mrs. Elizabeth Jewett.

The hour of the funeral has not been set yet but it will be some time Sunday. The burial will be in the Odd Fellows’ Cemetery.


The Daily Telegram., March 09, 1912 page 5

Undertaking Sketch

The funeral of John C. Caywood will be held in his late residence on Virginia avenue Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock. It will be public. The interment will be private. The pall bearers will be Jack Behe, W. H. Hicks, “Doc” Beall, W. S. Siers, Fred Radford and John M. Knox.  

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