Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Forget Me Not: Samuel A. Ott, 1927 MS



Samuel Adolphus Ott

C 1858 MS – 29 July 1927 MS


Son of Jacob Jackson Ott & Margaret L. Addison

Husband of Georgia Ritchie

Father of 11 children

My 1st Cousin, 4x removed

S. A. Ott, Osyka, Died Friday


S. A. Ott, a prominent citizen and long-time lumberman of Osyka, died Friday evening of last week. Funeral services were conducted at five o’clock Saturday afternoon.


He suffered a stroke of paralysis several days ago, but for a time it was hoped that he would recover. His heart gave out, however, at 5 o’clock Friday afternoon.


Mr. Ott was the father of a large family and was loved and honored by all who knew him. His home was always open to his friends at all times, and he was universally loved and respected. He was the father of Mrs. J. C. McNees of McComb.


Mr. Ott was a frequent visitor to McComb, being a familiar figure at baseball games and other events of the city and was known by practically every one in the city.


Source: S. A. Ott, Osyka Died Friday. (McComb, MS: Semi-Weekly Journal, 3 Aug 1927) 5; digital image, Newspapers.com: accessed Sept. 2021.



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