|#1-Published in the Enterprise May 9, 1929. The death date was established through the Blair Cemetery records.|
Jesse T. Halstead, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clement Halstead, was found dead in bed Monday morning, having passed away some time during the night. He had been in his usual good health and his death was a great shock to his family.
Deceased was born in Blair and was thirty-eight years of age at his last birthday, April 24. During the World War he enlisted in the army but did not get across. He was never married.
He leaves to mourn him besides his parents, two sisters, Mrs. Ed Kirk of this city and Mrs. Jake Good of Omaha, and three brothers, Floyd and Zeke of Blair and Everett of California.
Funeral services are to be held this (Thursday) afternoon from the M. E. church, and the Legion Auxiliary and W. R. C. will be present. Rev. Bader has charge and interment will be made in the Blair Cemetery.
#2-9 May, 1929 - The Pilot-Tribune
Jesse T. Halstead died at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clem Halstead on east Nebraska street early Monday morning. The deceased was born in Blair on April 24, 1891 and had lived in this city all of his life. He attended the Blair schools and has been engaged in various industry for a number of years. For some time he has been in the employ of the Struve & Hines contracting firm. Funeral services will be held from the Methodist church this afternoon at 2:00 o’clock, the Rev. Carl G. Bader officiating, after which interment will be in Blair cemetery. The Stanley E. Hain post of the American Legion will have charge. Surviving him are his bereaved parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clem Halstead; three brothers, Everett of San Mateo, Calif., and Floyd and Zeke of this city; and two sisters, Mrs. Jacob Good of Omaha and Mrs. Ed Kirk of this city.
~~~ Obituary courtesy of Washington County Genealogical Association; newspaper clippings on file at the Public Library, Blair, ~~~