Craven County Digital History Exhibit

In Memoriam, John A. Guion, M.D., 1894, Page 3

Click on an image below for more detail.

<--- Previous Page

Next Page--->

DIED

IN NEW BERN, N. C., ON WEDNESDAY, THE
14TH DAY OF MARCH, 1894,

JOHN  AMOS GUION, M.D.,

IN THE 78TH YEAR OF HIS AGE.

So passed from among us into the rest of life eternal, a gentleman, upright, honorable and just, cultivated and accomplished, a cit­izen of usefulness, prominence and of good report, the last of a family of three brothers, and of three brothers and two sisters of the half blood, who reached the years of manhood and womanhood; a family of dis­tinguished lineage, members of which have been eminent as citizens of New Bern, and elsewhere in North Carolina, for more than a century. It is a pathetic incident that the day of his death was also the 51st anniversary of the marriage of Dr. John A. Guion.

The first of the name of Guion, --which in time past was sometimes spelled GUYON,--of whom we have knowledge, was Louis Guion, a Huguenot refugee, who fled, with so many others of his faith, from La Rochelle in France, to escape persecution on account of religion, about the year 1674. La Rochelle was a stronghold and one of the chief cities of the Huguenots. Beautifully situated in the Southwest of

Page    1     2     3     4     5     6

7     8     9     10     11     12 


Return to: Craven County Digital History Exhibit
Return to: Ephemera Section of Digital History Exhibit
Return to: Kellenberger Room


Images scanned by John B. Green, III.  Text prepared by John B. Green, III and Victor T. Jones, Jr.
This page last edited on November 20, 2014.

Hit Counter