ISRAEL POCOCK, was born in Tuscaranas County Ohio may 30th 1830, and died June 10th 1888 aged 58 years and 11 days.
He came to Clinton Township, Fulton (then Lucas) County in 1842, where he has ever since resided with the exception of the last two years residence in York Township before his death. He was a good husband, Parent, neighbor and much respected citizen. He was married to Miss S. L. Merchant of Paulding County Ohio in 1854, who with six children, four girls and two boys survive him.
The deceased was a prominent citizen in local affairs; was a member of North Star Grange and of the County Grange.
The funeral conducted by Rev. J.H. Fitzwater was held at the M.E. Church of which the deceased was a member for the past 15 years.