Submitted by: A. J. Ives
New Boston ...(Died September 22, 1893) Most of our citizens were shocked to hear of the death of Uncle Harley Ives, Friday, as but very few knew he was sick. He died at 4 o'clock in the morning. The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Harley was born in Connecticut , January 15, 1803; married in 1827; moved to Henderson Co., Ill in 1836. The following year came to Mercer County and in 1840 moved to New Boston where he has lived ever since.