William Roden

Submitted by Joyce Farris.

From Vernon Courier, February 4, 1887
William Roden [grandson of Willis Farris] fatally shot by Byron Leath near Abram Myer's residence - [from Jasper Citizen]

Wm. Roden, son of Vincent Roden, of Marion County, was fatally shot by Byron Leath, near Abram Myer’s residence, 18 miles west of Jasper, Sunday evening last. He was shot through the body and survived about 24 hours. The killing seems to have been from sudden altercation. Leath we learn has fled the country.