Death of Thomas Brittianham, 1903

From the May 29, 1903 Skidmore Standard (Skidmore, Missouri), page 4:

Died Near Greenwood, Nebraska.

M. W. Atherton received a telegram this morning stating that Thomas Brittianham died Wednesday, May 27 at 2 o’clock.  The message was dated on the afternoon of his death but on account of the recent storms causing bad wire service, the message was not received until this morning.

Mr. Brittianham went to the home of his brother, near Greenwood, Nebr., a few weeks ago in hopes of improving his health, but after arriving there gradually became worse until the end.

The deceased had made his home in Skidmore with his father, F. W. Brittianham, for the past 6 or 8 years and has many friends who are saddened by his untimely death.  He was a very popular young man among his associates and his companionship will be greatly missed by them.

Thomas Lee Brittianham was born in Hillsdale, Iowa, June 18, 1880, and died at the home of his brother, Tim Brittianham, near Greenwood, Nebr., May 27, 1903.  He was conscious until the last and passed away as if lying down in peaceful sleep.  His death was caused from consumption.

The remains were interred near Greenwood.