The Late Nelson
After a prolonged illness of
nearly two years, Mr. Nelson Sovereen, who was in his 75th year, died at
his home in Delhi on Sunday [evening], 16 May 1920.
The deceased was widely known,
being a member of the pioneer Sovereen family, son of Nelson Sovereen
and nephew of Jacob Sovereen.
He had spent most of his life in
or near Delhi and was greatly respected as a Christian gentleman.
He leaves to mourn his loss a
widow who has unfailingly cared for him during his illness; a brother
Chancey Clarke of Tillsonburg; two sisters, Mrs. Herron of Courtland and
Mrs. Joseph Wicks of Tillsonburg.
The funeral services were
conducted at the home on Wednesday afternoon by Rev. E. G. Dale on the
text, "Blessed are the dead, which died in the Lord," made
appreciative remarks concerning the one who had gone. Many friends and
neighbors gathered to pay tribute to a good friend.
Burial was made in the Delhi