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|Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2009 2:40 pm Post subject: Civil War Veteran, Peter Williams Funeral Article
|February 04, 1929 - Olean Evening Times
Funeral of Civil War Veteran Held
Attended by Daughter of Union Veterans and Baynard Post, G.A.R., members, the funeral of Peter Williams, Civil War Veteran, was held, Monday afternoon at one-thirty o'clock at the Bethel A. M.E. Church. The pastor, the Rev. S.B. Reed, officiated. A eulogy was given by John Sloane from a request made by Mr. Williams shrotly brfore his death.
During the services two vocal numbers were sung by O.T. Barnes, Mrs. Ralph Morris and Mrs. Lewis Simmons. They were "Swing Low, Sweet Charriot" and "Steal Away".
The pallbearers wee George Ross, Roscoe Peyton, Wiliam Wright, Herbert Brooks, Lewis Simmons and Jerome Hitchcock.
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