Obituaries - William McCORD
Macomb Journal, July 24, 1884
McCord, William died at the residence of his grandson, Newton Multkey in Hire Twp. aged 75y. He was born in Overton Co., Tennessee. 52 years ago, he came with the family of his father, John McCord, to Illinois and settled in the southern part of Emmet Twp. John McCord died there aged 95 years. Wm. was married and raised a large family of children, only 3 of whom survive him.
Four or 5 years ago, he removed from this county to Kansas where his wife died. He then went to Southern Illinois where he married his 2nd wife, she being the sister of his first wife. In less than 2 years, this lady also died. He came back to McDonough County, last spring. He was buried Monday in the Argyle burial ground.
Contributed by Kathy Lathrop