Alfred Piper
ALF PIPER, aged 89, died at his home in Franklin County, 
August 12th, of pneumonia.  He was born in Smith County, Tennessee and 
came to this county when quite a young boy and for more than 75 years 
had lived in this and adjoining counties.  His home when he lived in 
this county was Elk Prairie.   For 15 years he belonged to the Christian 
Church and died with the full belief that he was going to the Land of 
Eternal Rest.   Mr Piper was a soldier in the Mexican War.   All of his 
family that is left is two sons, J.W. Piper of this city, and Joseph 
Piper of Murphysboro.  The funeral was held Sunday at Hickory. Hill.

Date: 1905
Source: Mt. Vernon Register
Submitted by: Robert Piper
Relationship: Great Great Grandson

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