Tuesday, December 30, 2014

James N. Paul: "At Rest"

James N. Paul was born March 6, 1807. In 1870, James N. Paul was living in Sandusky, Erie County,  Ohio, with his wife, listed only as M.A. Paul, and their children, Charles, Harry and Alice. James worked as a ship carpenter. By 1880, Mr. and Mrs. Paul had in their household their son Charley, and two grandsons. James N. Paul died on December 29, 1893, at the age of 86 years, 9 months, and 23 days. At the very base of Mr. Paul's tombstone are the words, "At Rest." James N. Paul was buried at Sandusky's Oakland Cemetery. A brief obituary for James N. Paul appeared in the January 1, 1894 issue of the Sandusky Register.  Funeral services for Mr. Paul  had been held at the residence of his son Charles Paul on Meigs Street, with Rev. P. F. Graham of Trinity Methodist Church officiating.

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