Wilburn Bond


From: Unknown Newspaper


Wilburn Bond, aged veteran of the Civil War, died at his home in Dahlgren late Wednesday afternoon of last week at the ripe old age of 83 years.  He was a highly respected old citizen and leaves a wife, formerly Miss Hattie Coker and ten living children.  He is widely known in the county and had many friends who will be grieved to learn of his death.  (illegible) Services were held at Blooming Grove, Friday afternoon after which the remains were laid to rest at the cemetery there.

From: Felty's Legacy of Kin, Vol., I, p. 207
Pub. Dahlgren Echo, 14 Sep 1922
Wilburn Bond, b. 15 Feb 1840, near McL.; d. 06 Sep 1922, eldest son of John and Elizabeth Bond.  Civil War veteran.  Married Miss Evaline Maulding, 03 Nov 1859 - she d. 19 Mar 1876; 8 ch.: 4 survive: Lucas Bond, near McL.; Mrs. Charity Fait, Hillyard, Wash.; Riley Bond, Pollard, Ark.; Mrs. Lucy Jamison, Mt. Vernon.  Married Mrs. Calista Upchurch, 03 June 1877 - she d. 25 Jan 1903; 6 ch., 5 living, 4 named: Mrs. Mary, Cozad, Neb.; Benjamin Bond, Pollard, Ark.; Mrs. Lizzie Hook, near McL.; & Jack Bond, near McL.  Married Miss Hattie Coker, 23 Apr 1904.  Interred Blooming Grove.

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