Joseph Dogan Stringfellow
1858 - 1928


Obituary – Stringfellow, Joseph Dogan
 

From the Gainesville, Florida Daily Sun -January 7, 1928

JOSEPH DOGAN STRINGFELLOW DEAD

AFTER A LINGERING ILLNESS

WAS A PIONEER OF ALACHUA COUNTY AND ONE TIME EXTENSIVE PLANTER.  SURVIVED BY WIDOW AND ONE SON. 

FUNERAL TODAY

Joseph Dogan Stringfellow, one of the oldest and foremost citizens of this county passed away at 11:00 yesterday morning at his residence on West University Avenue following a lingering illness for the past ten months.

Mr. Stringfellow was born at Fort Clark, six miles West of Gainesville, on his father’s plantation on May 10, 1858, and has spent his whole lifetime in this community where he was loved and honored by his fellow citizens.

 At one time Mr. Stringfellow was perhaps the largest planter in the state (Florida), cultivating the family plantation West of the city and was actively connected with this work until he retire some three years ago.  In addition to his agricultural interests, Mr. Stringfellow was connected to the naval stores business.

Mr. Stringfellow was the oldest son of Dr. William Hall and Sarah Dogan Stringfellow, both of South Carolina.  He was educated at the East Florida Seminary and at Kings Mountain College in South Carolina.  He was married on November 29, 1881 to Miss Bessie Kincaid of this city.  Three Children were born to this union, two little daughters who passed away several years ago and one son, Glen Stringfellow, a prominent young trucker of this city.

Mr. Stringfellow was a member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks and was very active in this organization.

He is survived by one son, Glen, and his wife; one brother, T. B. Stringfellow of this city, two sisters, Mrs. E. W. Walker of this city and Mrs. Rosa Ruger of Devil’s Lake, N.D. and other distant relatives.  Funeral services will be conducted this afternoon at 1:30 from the First Presbyterian Church.  The Dr. John E. Cunningham will conduct.

Pallbearers at the funeral of Joseph Dogan Stringfellow –

Gainesville Daily Sun January 8, 1928

Active Pallbearers:

Dr. G. B. Tison           D. R. Shands
Dr. J. Maxey Dell        Sam T. Dell
Dr. B. Pedrick           G. Frank Allen

Honorary Pallbears:

R. L. Black               Elmer McCreary
G. H. Strickland          W. S. McDowall
N. Wells                 B. A. Thrash
Claude Stokes             T. F. Thomas
A. L. Jackson             W. R. Thomas
L. W. Fennell             Dr. J. S. Bodiford
J. A. Goodwin             Dr. J. M Farr
H. Hutchinson           Dr. M. H. Depass
George P. Morris          E. O. Baxter
L. McCormick            Lawrence Jackson
H. L. Phifer              L. C. Lynch
Charles Pinkoson          E. P. Beville
P. G. Ramsey             E. K. Fagan
D. Smith                 G. A. Colclough
Fred Hampton           W. W. Hampton
W. Treckert              B. F. Hampton
J. E. Waugh              Phillip Miller
Jim Vidal                L. J. Burkhim
Sam Mixon              Justin Strickland
Lewis Ellis               E. K. Cellon
W. Pickett               George W. Livingston
R. W. Davis             R. B. Livingston
C. S. Robertson           Will Cheshire
J. M. Tison               Jack Haile           

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