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Cremation - Wife of Judge John H. Terry - 9 May 1888

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Cremation - Wife of Judge John H. Terry - 9 May 1888

Posted: 1480128768000
Classification: Obituary
Article from the Abilene Daily Reflector, Abilene, Kansas, 9 May 1888 reads...

CREMATION

St, Louis, May 8 - Yesterday morning the body of Mrs. Terry, wife of Judge John H. Terry of this city, was incinerated in the St. Louis Crematory, recently completed. the cremation was successfully performed in three hours. Only a few relatives and friends were present. This is the first regular cremation that has ever taken place in the West.

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