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Aged Farrington Township Resident Dies Early Today
      
Eli W. Baldwin, aged Farrington Township resident died at 8:30 a.m. at his home.  
His age was 88 years, five months and 17 days.
            
He was born March 7, 1849 in Youngstown, Ohio and had been a respected and popular 
resident of Farrington Township for the past 33 years. He was a broom maker by trade.
            
He was united in marriage with Marry A. Rummel, his wife preceding him in death in 1935.  
Mr. Baldwin was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harrace Baldwin.
            
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 Thursday morning at the home, conducted by 
Rev. J. L. Miller, and burial will follow in Hopewell Cemetery. The body will remain 
at Myers Chapel until 9:30 tomorrow morning, at which time it will be taken to the home.
            
Mr. Baldwin is survived by three sons, Harmon of Prim, Ark., Fred and Lester at home, 
four daughters, Mrs. Florence Buescher of Mt. Vernon, Mrs. Louise Webb of Edwardsburg, Mich., 
Mrs. Laura Tennison of South Bend, Ind., and Mrs. Helen Murphy of Long Beach, Calif.


Source: 
Date: 8-24-1937
Submitted by; Ken Richardson



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