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Summerville, Union County, Oregon
A Paralytic Stroke
Mr. J. P. Childers, an aged resident of Summerville, suffered a stroke of paralysis about half-past one o’clock Wednesday afternoon. He had been up and around during the day and was in his usual health up to the time of the attack. His condition is considered very critical.
Separate Column (same newspaper)
James P. Childers, an old and respected citizen of Union County, died Friday afternoon at his home near Summerville. Death was the result of a stroke of paralysis that came last Wednesday.
Eastern Oregon Semi-Weekly Republican
Volume VIII, Number 28
Brief Local News
Wednesday, November 6, 1895
Quietly Passed Away
James P. Childers has passed to the Great Beyond.
James P. Childers, an old and respected citizen of Union County, is dead. He passed away Friday afternoon at four o’clock at his home near Summerville. His death was the result of a stroke of paralysis last Wednesday. Mr. Childers was seventy-three years of age and has lived in Union county since 1865, residing continuously in the same home.
James P. Childers was born in Bourbon county, Kentucky, December 1, 1822. At an early age he removed to Illinois, from there he went to Missouri and from Missouri he came to this country in 1865. He has raised a family of six boys who are respected citizens today.
The funeral will occur at Summerville and services will be conducted in the Methodist Episcopal church there tomorrow at 11 o’clock.