Of Joshua D. Daken Was Held Wednesday Morning
The Clarksburg Telegram., October 12, 1911
The funeral of Joshua D. Daken who died at the home of Miss Rosie Hewes, on Hewes street Sunday, was held Wednesday morning at 10 o’clock at the Hewes home, the Rev. Charles D. Mitchell, of Christ Episcopal church leading the services. The body was laid by the side of his wife in the Odd Fellows cemetery.
Passes Away after Short Illness of Complication of Diseases.
The Clarksburg Telegram., October 12, 1911 pg. 2
Joshua D. Daken, 88 years old, a Civil War veteran, died at the home of Miss Rosie Hewes, on Hewes street Sunday night at 11:15 o’clock of a complication of diseases incident to old age.
Mr. Daken was one of the pioneer settlers of Clarksburg, having lived the greater part of his life here. When the Civil War was declared, he took sides with the North and fought with a West Virginia regiment until the close of the war, when he returned to Clarksburg and lived here most of the time since.
The deceased man is survived by a twin sister, Mrs. Hester Woods, of Moundsville, and a daughter, Mrs. Ocie A. McCune, of Clarksburg.