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John- Franklin McGlocklin was
&or~n~in eastern Iowa July 10, 1859.
In 1882 he moved-to western'Iowa,
where, on February 22, 1885, hei
-was married"10"" Ellena Allvin at
." .
Mr7 McGlocklin owned and operated a farm near Correctionvllle
! ." ^ • ~ until 1895, -when he disposed "of the
farm and moved to town, wher-3 j
Plomeer North Bench-Farmer and (^
engaged in carpentery and con-'-j
work-untlT 1900, when, owing
Real |8tate Dealer Suc<uint>s
^^e^U'decided to come
to the Pacific Northwest.
After" Lingering Illness. V
^~ It was that same year that Mr.
McGlockUn-fir8t~Came to Bonners
1 Ferry. Soon after his arrival here
^ Jils health began>tp improve and ae
^I-^onght-empteyient of any sort in
W*s One of First to Develop Farm
order too g^et
$e a new start in life.. It
13 related thaTaTlone time he work- j
On Local Bench Land."
ed on the road then under construe-'
tion from Porthill to the Idaho-'
"Continental mine.
m^^.wv.^. — , "78.
L*ter Mr. McGlocklin filed on a
away at his home here last.Thurs
homestead on the North Bench,,
"day night following an illness of
where he took up the difficult task
several years' duration.^ -Funeral
of clearing land and making a farm
services were held from the Crouch
oat of what was then a vertible
chapel Saturday afternoon at two
wilderness. "
o'clock. Rev., William • Gornall, local Methodist minister, officiating.
It was not until 1906 that Mr.
McGlocklin had established himself
Interment was in Grandview cerneteryT The pallbearers, all grand- to the point where he could send
for his family, residing until then
sons, of -Mr. McGlocklin, were:
Gilbert, Kenneth, . Wayne, Lyle,
at Correctiouville.
, Robert and Gene McGlqcklin.
Moved to Town In 1916. •
The McGlocklin family resided
' The services were attended by a
•large'crowd, many attending from
• -on the homestead until the spring
of l'91G, when Mr. McGlockliu rentvarious points in the county.
There jrere many beautiful floral
ed the farm and moved to towjt
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]TTe~eijgaged"1ri the reaizestate and
insurance 'business, first in partnership with A. 'J. Kent, then with
Jer ryl;JDor^TraB4r4at«fc:tn^tb.ft sam a
line of business for himself. He
retired from active business about
nine .years ago. An. invalid much
ot thei tJrfae since, he was bedfast
for more than a year past
About 1921 the old homestead
n, socTaFthe dec'ea'sed, who farm-.
V*-* * *•• u »» v* « —• — — • * - -
—~ -
son.^Charies >IcMcGlocklin, took it
over, "under lease. Recently the
farm .was sold to the .resettlement
administration, but is at present
still held-by Charles-'McGlocklin
under a lease from t h e governi ment. •
—Besides his widow, Mr, McGlocklin is survivedJby four sons, James,
William, Charles and George, all
residing in or near Bonners Ferry;
two daughters, Mrs. Wiley. Clark,
Tacoma, Wash,, and Mrs. Ed Peterson, Moravia, Idaho; by three
brothers; Trank McGlocklin; Pint,
Mich., Alva McGlocklin,. Hastings,
Mich., and Earl McGlocklin, residing in eastern Iowa, and one .sister,, also" residing ;in eastern Iowa.
There a r e also 18 grandchildren
and nine great grandchildren.
.Mr. McGlocklin : was one of the
most prominent at the piorteers of,!
this district. H6 was : one of the !
i first to .clea'r and develop -a farm
Jout of the heavily wooded N'
Hcacli area, and later, in his "b'uaiiiess dealings l a h e community esablised a
[ dealt U( and, pujil/^ spiritedness.
The, Herald- joins_with the en-:
i t i r e county iii- extending sinc.ero
j cbndolenc.e to the members of the
f a m i l y in their bereavement.

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