COUNCILL - On December 5 1916, JOHN WESLEY, aged 56 years, beloved husband of Ariana Councill. Funeral will take place from his late residence, No 2532 Francis street, this (Thursday) afternoon, at 2 o'clock. Interment at Baltimore Cemetery.
This brief death notice for my great-grandfather John Wesley Councill was published in the Baltimore Sun on December 6 and 7, 1916. He was born on February 9, 1859. A picture of his gravestone is on FindAGrave.