John S. Cost

In memory of John S. Cost
June 3, 1847
March 17, 1911


Foot Stone of Mr. Cost

Dies at His Home Following An Illness of Consumption

The Daily Telegram., March 18, 1911

John S. Cost, aged 63 years, died Friday night at his home of consumption.

The funeral will be held Monday. Services will be conducted at the house at 10 o’clock, followed with burial in the Odd Fellows’ Cemetery.

The two surviving brothers are Peyton Cost, of Tampa, Fla.; and Frank Cost, of Chester, W. Va.

The sisters are Misses Ollie, Amelia, and Rose Cost at home, Mrs. W. W. Wood, of Ocala, Fla.; and Mrs. Lee Holden, residing east of this city.

Mr. Cost was a highly respected citizen, an excellent neighbor and a Christian gentleman.


Is Probated and Edward J. Wood Qualifies as Executor.

The Daily Telegram., March 24, 1911

The will of John S. Cost, deceased, was probated today. His entire estate is left to two of his sisters, Rose F. and Amelia N. Cost.

Edward J. Wood has qualified as executor with bond at $8,000 and Ollie O. and Amelia N. Cost sureties.


Executor’s Sale of Valuable Personal Property

The Daily Telegram., April 03, 1911 Pg 3

At 1 o’clock p.m. on Wednesday, the 5th day of April, 1911, at the late residence of John S. Cost, deceased, near Center Branch, I will sell at public auction the following personal property:

4 yearling Jersey heifers.
1 road wagon.
1 buggy.
1 reaper.
1 lot plows, etc.
1 harrow.
1 lot harness.
1 set hay frames.
Other farming implements, etc.

Terms will be made known on day of sale.

EDWARD J. WOOD, Executor.
S. W. GORDON Auctioneer.


All persons having claims against the estate of John S. Cost, deceased, or knowing themselves to be indebted to said estate, will please call at my office,. No. 30 and 31, Lowndes building, Third street, Clarksburg, W. Va., for settlement.

EDWARD J. WOOD, Executor.

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