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Elizabeth King, daughter of Sarah (Earnest) and John King, married John Ingels.
Golden Wedding at Farmingdale.
Mr. and Mrs. John Ingels celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of their marriage at their home in Farmingdale yesterday. A magnificent dinner was spread, to which fifty or sixty persons sat down. Many valuable presents were made the aged couple. Mr. Alex Irwin presented them with a valuable present after a feeling speech. The present was a memento from neighbors and friends. The bride, Mrs. Ingels, and her bridesmaid, Mrs. Simon Rickard, wore wreaths of flowers. Andrew Craig, groomsman to Mr. Ingles fifty years ago, is now dead, but was remembered by the old friends present. James Parkinson's genial, happy face was much missed on this occasion.
Before the company dispersed R. W. Diller made a few remarks, comparing fifty years past with the present, after which John Ingles closed, expressing gratitude to friends and to God for his preserving care for so many years.
John Ingels was born in Lexington, Ky., September 2d, 1819. Miss Elizabeth King was born in Sangamon county February 1st, 1828. They were married on Spring Creek March 14, 1843, and have lived in this section ever since. Of eight children born to them six are now living. They are John T., Maria Angeline, (now Mrs. Ralston) Charles K., William, James U. and Elizabeth Ingels Scott.
[Source: Daily Illinois State Register; Springfield, IL; Wed., Mar 15, 1893]
Obituaries of John Ingels:
Ingels--Died, at 1:50 o'clock, Wednesday morning, Feb. 3, 1904, at the residence of his son-in-law, James Ralston, 311 South Douglas avenue, of senility, John Ingels, aged 84 years.
The decedent is survived by one daughter, Mrs. James Ralston of this city; three sons, Charles, of Sudduth, Ill., James and John Ingels, jr., of this city. Mr. Ingels was born in Kentucky, and had been a resident of Sangamon county for the last sixty-five years. He resided for a number of years near Farmingdale, and he enjoyed an extensive acquaintance throughout the county.
[Source: Daily Illinois State Journal; Springfield, Ill., Fri., Feb. 5, 1904]
Ingels--The funeral of John Ingels will be held at 11 o'clock tomorrow morning at New Salem M.E. church, Rev. Hartmann officiating. The interment will be made in the King cemetery.
[Source: Daily Illinois State Journal; Springfield, IL; Thurs., Feb. 4, 1904]
Ingels--The funeral of John Ingels took place yesterday at 11 a.m. from the New Salem Methodist church. The attendance was large. The Rev. Thomas Hartman, pastor of the Chatham Methodist officiating. Burial was in the King cemetery.
The pallbearers were George Washburn, D. V. White, W. G. Coons, James Kennedy, William Kennedy and William Morrison.
[Source: Daily Illinois State Register; Springfield, IL; Sat., Feb. 6, 1904]
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