Oxford Man Succumbs To Heart Trouble

Andrew B. McNeil Had Been in Failing Health for Several Years

Andrew B. McNeil, a resident of this vicinity for the past thirty years, passed away at his home on South Pontiac St., Monday afternoon, Nov. 27th, following an illness of several years of heart trouble.

Mr. McNeil was born at Farmers Creek, Feb. 2nd, 1863. He was married to Ruth Beardslee, February 6th, 1884 and to this union three children were born, Miss Elva McNeil of Ann Arbor; E.T. McNeil, of Pontiac, and Mrs. Grant Brodt.

The deceased, a staunch Democrat, was formerly a farmer in North Oxford until selling his farm and removing to this village. He held the office of Highway Commissioner of Oxford Township for [a] number of years.

Besides the widow and three children, he is also survived by one brother, George McNeil, of Detroit.

Funeral services were held from the home Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock, with burial in Sashabaw Plains cemetery.

Source: Oxford Leader, December 2, 1927.

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