Mr. Asa Bean, a Prominent Farmer of the Prospect Neighborhood, Dropped Dead Wednesday Evening
Mr. Asa Bean, a prominent farmer of the Prospect neighborhood, a father of Dr. R. L. Bean of this city and uncle of City Marshall S.H. Bean, went after the cows Wednesday evening and dropped dead, death being due to heart failure. Deceased was 77 years of age. Mr. Bean did not return as soon as the members of the family thought he should and a daughter went in search of him and the cows he had gone for and made the discovery of her fathers death. Deceased was a fine man and well known citizen. He was a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian church and stood high among all who knew him. He is survived by three sons- Dr. R.L., Charles and John Bean and three daughters- Mrs. Wrinkle, Mrs. Bacon, and Miss Fanny the latter residing in California. The funeral was held at four o’clock Thursday evening. (May 14, 1909 Cleveland Journal & Banner )

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