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Frank M. Sheridan
Born November 9, 1844
Civil War Veteran

Frank M. Sheridan, a former well known Cascade resident died in St. Mary's hospital in Galesburg, Ill., Wednesday October 30th, following an illness of nearly five years with diabetes. Mr. Sheridan was a conductor on the CB&Q for many years and was popular with his associates and bore a most credible record with the railroad company. He was forced to leave active service with the road when his health began to fail. Mr. Sheridan was born at Newark, N.J., Nov. 9, 1844 and when a small boy moved to Cascade with his parents, and grew to manhood here. When the civil war broke out he enlisted in Co. L., 21st Iowa infantry and served three and one half years. After the war he entered the railroad service in Illinois, first at Aurora and in 1877 was transferred to Galesburg, which place has been his home for the past thirty-five years. He was united in marriage to Miss Alice Osborne in Aurora in 1876, and he leaves to mourn his death his wife, four daughters, Mrs. W. H. Sayles of Peoria; Mrs. R. B. Graham of Havre, Mont.; Mrs. H. R. Boyd of Chicago; Mrs. H. N. Stromsted of Galesburg, and Albert Sheridan at home. He also leaves four brothers and two sisters: John Sheridan of Cameron, Ill; P. A. Sheridan of California; Thomas W. , and Stephen, and Miss Abbie Sheridan of Cascade, Iowa, and Mrs. John Sheridan* of Seattle Wash.
The funeral took place Saturday afternoon, Nov. 2 and burial was made in Hope Abbey, Galesburg.

Submitted by: John Sheridan
Source: Unidentified newspaper.
Note: This should be "Mrs. Jessie Seymour," whose obit appears here. Although it doesn't say so in the obit, Frank Sheridan went by the name "Phil."

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