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A Collection of Pictures and Newspaper Clippings saved by Pauline Buss. Thanks to Jan Brown for providing these items.

Pauline Virginia Jones

Pauline Virginia Jones, 71, of Macon, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 1987, at Samaritan Memorial Hospital.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Golden Cemetery, Golden, Il.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Hutton & McElwain Funeral Home in Macon.

Mrs. Jones was born Oct. 23, 1915, in Galesburg, Ill., a daughter of John Henry and Nellie Young Buss.

She was married in 1977 in Macon to Harold Jones, who survives.

Other survivors include five step-sons: Harold M. Jones, of Morning Sun, Iowa, Jim Jones of Mesa, Ariz., Don Jones of Quincy, Ill., Walter Jones of Woodward, Okla., and Freddie Lee Jones of the state of Texas; four step-daughters: Ruth Bailey, of Fawler, Ill., Sandy and Faye Jones of Quincy, Ill., and Janice Brown of Beardstown, Ill.; several step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildrem, four nieces and one nephew.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Harold, and a step-son, Gary.

Obituary, Chronicle-Herald,
February 25, 1987, page 4.

Mrs. Nellie H. Buss

Mrs. Nellie H. Buss, 73, of 2426 Lind died Friday (July 19, 1968) at 8:15 a.m. in St. Mary Hospital, where she had been a patient since July 10.

Mrs. Buss was born in Augusta, Sept. 12, 1894, a daughter of Henry and Sara Hawkins Young. She attended Augusta schools. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Augusta. She was married to John H. Buss Nov. 13, 1912, in Carthage. She was a resident of Quincy for 35 years.

Surviving are her husband; a daughter, Mrs. Pauline Baugher of Quincy; a son, Harold Buss of Quincy; a brother , Charles Young of Littleton; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Mrs. Lulu Crum and Mrs. Mamie Green; and three brothers, Sam, William and Walter Young.

Services are pending at Daugherty-Cookson Memorial.

Obituary, probably from the Quincy Herald Whig, Quincy, Illinois,date unknown.

John Buss

John H. Buss, 82, of 2426 Lind, a retired employee of the Gardner Denver Co., died Tuesday (Aug. 5, 1969) at 10:30 p.m. in Blessing Hospital.

Mr. Buss was born at Golden on May 7, 1887, a son of Ralph and Sarah Burke Buss. He was married on Nov. 13, 1912, at Carthage to Nellie Young, who died July 19, 1968.

He retired in 1952.

Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Pauline Baugher, and a son, Harold Buss, both of Quincy; a sister, Mrs. Ella Chamberlain, of Chicago, five grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.

A brother and four sisters preceded him in death.

Funeral services will be held Friday at 1:30 p.m. in the Cookson Daugherty Colonial Chapel, the Rev. James Thomas officiating. Burial will be in Golden Cemetery at Golden.

Obituary, probably from the Quincy Herald Whig, Quincy, Illinois, date unknown.

John and Maggie Eilts, Golden, Illinois

Pauline Virginia Buss was married three times, first to Lester Waite, then to a Mr. Baugher and later to Harold Jones
Roy Robbins

Roy Robbins, 77, of 108 West Grandview died Wednesday (Jan. 10, 1968) at 1:10 a.m. in St. Mary Hospital, where he had been a patient since Dec. 29, 1967.
Mr. Robbins was born in La Prairie, Feb. 16, 1890, a son of Julius L. and Irene Hill Robbins. He married Florence Young March 18, 1911, in Kansas City, Mo. Mr. Robbins was a retired railroad engineer. He had lived in Quincy since 1950. He was a member of the Union Methodist Church, Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Alpha Lodge No. 155, A F. & A. M. of Galesburg.
Surviving are the widow; a son Leroy W. Robbins of Quincyl two sisters, Mrs. Mae Hartley of Augusta and Mrs. Thelma Skeen of Galesburg; six grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Mrs. Wilma Ellison St. George; two brothers, Clem and Theodore Robbins, and four sisters, Mrs. Hazel Bell, Mrs. Gertrude Wetzel, Mrs. Lura Paben and Mrs. Garnett Martin.
Services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Kimber-West funeral home in Galesburg. Burial will be in East Linwood cemetery there.

Obituary, newspaper and
date unknown

Wreck Fatal To Ferris Man

Carthage, Ill., Nov. 30--Roscoe S. Young, 59, of Ferris was killed Thursday morning when his car went into a ditch east of Ferris. He was pronounced dead on arrival at Memorial Hospital here at 6:30. An inquest will be held Monday.
Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 in the Fecht Funerl Home here in charge of the Rev. A. Harold Darley. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery at Augusta.
Mr. Young was born at Augusta Dec. 21, 1896. His parents were William and Grace Root Young. He was married to Doshia Hough at Bowen Jan. 15, 1921. Surviving are the widow; a son, Kenneth Young of Portsmouth, Neb.; four daughters, Mrs. Robert Curtis, of La Harpe; Mrs. Robert Biery of Carthage, Mrs. Ray Harris, of Keithsburg and Mrs. Leonard Lyons of Altus, Okla.; two brothers, Walter Young of Augusta and Robert Young of Peoria, and four sisters, Mrs/ Al Bierly and Mrs. Earl Rutgens, of Long Beach, Cal., and Mrs. Roy Robbins and Mrs. William Swenk of Quincy.

Obituary, newspaper and
date unknown

Last Will and Testament of John H. Buss

I, John H. Buss, of the City of Quincy, in the County of Adams and State of Illinois, being of sound and disposing mind and memory, do hereby make, publish and declare this to be my Last Will and Testament, hereby revoking any and all former wills and codicils at any time heretofore by me made.
FIRST: I direct my executor to pay all my just debts and funeral expenses.
SECOND: I give, bequeath and devise all the rest, residue and remainder of my estate, real, personal and mixed, to my daughter, Pauline V. Baugher.
THIRD: I nominate and appoint my daughter, Pauline V. Baugher as executor of this my Last Will and Testament, and direct that she shall not be required to give security upon her bond as such executor.
FOURTH: I authorize and empower my executor or any successor, to sell any and all personal or real property which I own at the time of my death, at public or private sale, upon such terms and conditions as she shall deem best, and to execute, acknowledge and deliver proper deed or deed of conveyance therefor. I authorize my executor to retain any investment which I may own at the time of my death and to distribute same in kind.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto signed my name and affixed my seal this 23 day of July 1969. (Signed: John H. Buss)

The foregoing instrument was signed by the above named testator, John H. Buss, by the hand of Owen D. Lierman, on the day and year last above written, as the Last Will and Testament of the said testator, he being then and there of sound mind and memory, by his direction and in his presence, and in the presence of us, who have at his request have on the same day in his presence and in the presence of each other, subscribed our names as witnesses.
(Signed: Owen D. Lierman & Norma J. Lierman)

Mrs. Henry Young, Formerly of Augusta,
Dies Sunday, Funeral Yesterday
Mrs. Sarah Angelina Young, widow of the late Henry Young, of Augusta, died at 11:10 Sunday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Arthur B. Crum, in Rock Island, Ill., aged 82 years, 1 month and 19 days. She had been ill about two months.
Mrs. Young, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kiser Hawkins, was born on Feb. 28, 1849, at Wilkesville, Vinton County, Ohio, and when about twenty years of age came to Illinois with her parents and settled on a farm four miles east of Augusta in Birmingham Township. On May 1st , 1872 she was married to Wiliiam Henry Young. For a number of years they lived on a farm in Schuyler county and came to Augusta about thirty years ago.
Mr. Young conducted a grocery store for a number of years in Augusta and died here in January 1919 and since that time Mrs. Young made her home with her children, for the past twelve years, living mostly with her daughter, Mrs. Arthur B. Crum, at Rock Island.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Arthur B. Crum, of Rock Island, and Mrs. Jack Buss, of Clayton, and four sons, Samuel K. Young, of Augusta, William Young of LaPrairie, Charles Young of Rushville and Wallace Young of Rock Island.
She also leaves 15 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, other relatives and a host of friends.
Mrs. Young was a member of the Augusta Christian Church, having joined this church many years ago.
Funeral services for Mrs. Young were held at the home of her daughter in Rock Island at 7:30 o'clock Tuesday evening, Rev. Austin J. Hollingsworth officiating. Yesterday morning the body, accompanied by many relatives and friends was brought to Augusta and another service was conducted by Rev. F. W. Leonard, of Blandinsville, at 1 o'clock yesterday afternoon at the Christian Church, a large number of relatives and friends being in attendance.
Mrs. Belle Ross, Mrs. Hannah Morrison, and Miss Kittie Coffman sang "The Old Rugged Cross" and "In The Sweet Bye and Bye." Mrs. Bruce Markee accompanying on the piano.
The flower offerings were profuse and very beautiful.
Six grandsons of the deceased acted as pall bearers, namely: Roscoe, Walter, Roy, Carl, Robert and Chelso Young. The interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery.
Among those from out of town attending the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Crum, Mr. R. Carbit, Mr. and Mrs. Homer Stout, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Young, Mr. and Mrs. Welsh, all of Rock Island; Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Jacobson, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Robbins, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. J----, of Galesburg; Mr. and Mrs Howard Brazel, of Virginia, Ill; Mr. and Mrs. William Schwank and daughters , Rosemary and Virgunia, of Quincy, Ill.

Obituary, newspaper and date unknown, circa March 1931.

Mrs. A. B. Crum
of Rock Island
Succumbs ay 77

Mrs. Arthur B. Crum, 77, of 2510 5½ Ave., Rock Island, who for many years was an active member of the Democratic party, died at 10:20 last night in St. Anthony's Hospital in Rock Island where she had been admitted 12 hours earlier.
Funeral services have been set for 5 o'clock Saturday afternoon at the Wheelan Funeral Home in Rock Island. The Rev. Fred J. Rolf, pastor emeritus of the Church of Peace, Rock Island, will be officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Parl Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home after noon tomorrow.
Mrs. Crum was born on March 26, 1883, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Young in Schuyler County. She was raised and educated in Schuyler County.
She was married to Arthur B. Crum on Sept. 19, 1901 in Macomb. The couple moved to Rock Island in 1908 from Augusta.
Mrs. Crum formerly served as both county and city chairwomen for the Democratic party. She was a member of the Women's City Club of Rock Island and Memorial Christian Church. She was a former member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary.
Survivors include the widowerin Rock Island, a daughter, Mrs/ Frederick Bogaert, Sr., of Marshalltown, Iowa; a brother, Charles Young of Augusta; a sister, Mrs. Nellie Buss of Quincy, and a grandson, Frederick Jr. of Marshalltown, Iowa.
She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and rwo sisters.

Obituary, newspaper and date unknown, circa 1960

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