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Another Pioneer Gone

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O;i Tuesday mOniing at about 2}L o'cluck the lite of Hanson Sessions passed away. He had been ill for several months, frotn a compllcation of troubles ariüing from an attack of la grippe last winter, from which he never recovered. Had Mr. Sessions lived until Sept. 28tl he would have been 77 years old. The deceased was bom in New York In 1813, and received liU early education atCazenoviaSeminary, in thal state. In 1833 lic carne to thls couuty wllh bis pareiits settling In Northiield township. In 1842 he was married to Miss Harriet L. Chubb, of Green Oak, who survives hlm and four children are yet living, two sous a:id two daughtere. In 1867 Mr. Sessions gave up active life on the farm and removed to tuis city here he has lived ever since in retirement. His life has been a modest and quiet one, never oblruding upon others his opinions or conviotions, but belng lirin and stuunch in all his views. He was one of the original republicana and lias never wayered for a moment in his republicanism. The children are Chas. Sessions, of Mears, Oceana Co., Hanson Sessions, of Kansas; Mrs. Harriet Draper, of Nioberara, Nebraska, witè of Judge Draper, and Miss Mary Sessions of this city. Funeral services will be held to-mormorrow, Tliursday afcernoon, from hia late residence No. 12 S. Fifth ave.


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