Death of Grandpa Shaw, 
J. P. Shaw was born in New York April 4. 1824, died in Olathe, Kan., November 14. 1901, aged seventy-seven years seven months ten days. He served in Company K, Fourth New York Calvary, for three years. The funeral services were held at his home in east Olathe Friday afternoon November 15, conducted by Rev. Stout, and the remains laid to rest in the Olathe cemetery.
The abore briefly tells the tale of a beautifull and kindly life. Grandpa Shawl was a man of great force of character even at his advanced age. He always had a kindly greeting for  everyone, and was a most interesting convversationist. All who knew him will feel deep personal regret that they will no more enjoy his pleasant company.
Olathe Mirror
November 21, 1901
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