According to his obituary in the Tonganoxie Mirror, John Richard Fawcett was born in West Virginia, 17 November 1848 and died in Neely, Leavenworth Co., Kansas, 14 October 1901. He was buried 16 Oct. 1901 in Wild Horse Cemetery, south east of McLouth, Kansas. He married 4 September 1873 in Athens Co., Ohio, Isabella Jane Dille, born near Amesville, Bern Township, Athens Co., Ohio, 8 June 1852 and died in Neely, Kansas, 11 September 1918. She was buried 12 Sept. 1918 in Wild Horse Cemetery next to her husband. Isabella Jane Dille was the daughter of Squire Dille and Mary Ann Tonarr.
The children of John R. and Isabella J. (Dille) Fawcett were: 1. James William Fawcett, born in Athens Co., Ohio, 12 June 1874 and died in Leavenworth Co., Kansas, 13 July 1940. Buried Wild Horse Cemetery. 2. Mary Alice Fawcett, born in Athens Co., Ohio, 1 July 1876. Died in Leavenworth Co., Kansas, 23 May 1884. Buried in Wild Horse Cemetery. 3. Berton Henry Fawcett, born in Athens Co., Ohio, 13 May 1878; married in Leavenworth Co., Kansas, 7 Dec. 1898, Viola Mills. 4. Nellie Mae Fawcett, born in Athens Co., Ohio, 14 Dec. 1880; d. in Klamath Falls, Oregon, 12 Jan. 1956; m. in Topeka, Kansas, 14 Nov. 1904, Arthur Beebe Wiley. 5. Hazel Belle Fawcett, born after 1881; m. in Leavenworth Co., Kansas, 3 July 1905, Jack Osborn.
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