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Saturday, January 28, 2012

Sympathy Saturday - George Mifflane Dallas Chinn

Lexington Herald, Lexington, Kentucky, obituary, 29 January 1911, p2.

MR. DALLAS CHINN DIES AT CYNTHIANA

Member of General John H. Morgan's Command Passes. Aged 66 Years.

[Special to the Herald]

CYNTHIANA, Ky., Jan. 28 - Dallas Chinn, aged 66 years, died at his home in this city at 5:30 this evening after a lingering illness. Mr. Chinn was the manager of the Cynthiana Steam Laundry. He came to this city five years ago from Harrodsburg, where he was a proprietor of a laundry in that city. He was a member of a prominent Mercer County family, a cousin of Colonel Jack Chinn, and a Confederate Veteran in Morgan's Command.

He was an enthusiastic Odd Fellow, a member of Montgomery Lodge of Odd Fellows at Harrodsburg, and a member of the Christian church. The body will be taken to Harrodsburg for burial. His wife, a son and daughter survive him, Mr. Thompson Chinn and Miss Lillie Chinn.

Copyright 2010-2012, ACK for Gene Notes

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