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Fannie (Gibson) Gill

Advance Hustler
Boone County, Indiana
Friday, 1 June 1906, page 1

OBITUARY

Mrs. Fannie GILL, one of the oldest persons of Jefferson township, died last Saturday night, at her home three mile northwest of Advance, after a short illness of paralysis. She was aged 88 years, nine months, and three days.

Fannie Gibson was born in Mercer County, Kentucky, 23 Sept 1817. She was united in marriage to George Washington GILL, 16 March 1837, and to this union seven children were born; Mary J., Joseph G., Robert W., Lucinda A., Mildred E., ______ and John S. All survive her except Mary J., who died 15 October 1891.

Mrs. GILL was the oldest of thirteen children of whom one sister and three brothers survive.

Mother has gone from among us and he [sic] life’s work is ended, but her pure example of right living and Christian fellowship will go with us through life. May her light help us live the pure life she lived. We sadly miss her but may we realize that over there is a happy union with those for whom her heart longed. With bowed heads and broken hearts we say, "There is joy in the presence of the Father of light from whom cometh every good and perfect gift." May the comforting promise, “Who doeth all things well” be ever present in this sorrow and may we all come closer to the gracious Savior who said, “Though one were dead, yet he live.”

The funeral was conducted at the home Monday morning at 10 o’clock by Rev. C. L. AIRHART, of Roachdale. Interment at Jamestown.

Transcribed by: Janet Isley Price (no relation to individuals) - October 29, 2007


Thomas Franklin Gill

Jamestown Press
Jamestown, [Boone County] Indiana
Friday, 1 October 1897 page 8

The sudden death of Thomas Franklin GILL occurred at his home in Biloxi, Mississippi. Tuesday, 28 September 1897, aged 65 years, 10 months and 13 days. His death was from yellow fever, which is raging in parts of the southern states.

Thomas F. GILL was born 15 November 1831 in Bath County, Kentucky. He was the youngest child of Samuel C. and Sarah M. GILL. His boyhood days were spent on his father's farm.

On the 18 November 1852, he was married to Sallie Ann MOOR. Previous to his marriage he had filled the office of deputy sheriff of Bath County, Kentucky. 1849 and 1850 in which capacity he won the confidence of the people. During the year 1851 he sold goods in Fleming County, Kentucky. In January 1852, he moved to Missouri where he bought two hundred and sixty acres of wild land and the young husband and wife were indebted to the labor of their own hands for this comfortable home and the __ sh[?] and beauty of the architecture. They lived on this farm for more than ten years and as the subject of this sketch expressed it had a pretty tough time.

He was a justice of the peace for eight years. When the war broke out he opposed secession. Later in the war he served in the enrolled militia of the State for eight months, discharging the duties of a commissary sergeant. During these eight months his wife, "mamma" stayed at home managing the farm, feeding the stock and gathering the wood to make fires. After the war was over he returned home and in 1866 opened a small country store at the crossroads, five miles north of his farm. This enterprise was a success from the beginning. Here the town of Perry was laid off and he moved his family there. He originated and was connected with nearly every business in town. During the year of 1883 he divided about one thousand acres of land among his children. The influence and results of Thomas F. GILL'S life work is beyond all human calculation.

He was the father of eight children, four boys and four girls. Two boys and two girls are dead. He has several relatives in Jamestown and Boone County.

Submitted by: Janet ISLEY Price - 20 Jul 2001
Note:
"I am posting obituary for others. I am not related to the subject. The mother's name was spelled MOOR. Yellow fever is a viral disease transmitted between humans by a mosquito. No other information was given."


John Gillaspie

Jamestown Press
Jamestown, Indiana
Friday, 31 January 1902, page 1

IT WAS ACCIDENTAL

That was the verdict of the coroner's jury in the case of John GILLASPIE, who was killed Tuesday, 21 January. The body of John GILLASPIE, who was accidentally shot and killed while hunting on the HARDIN farm Tuesday, was brought to Mexico (Missouri) that evening and taken to the Lupton undertaking establishment, where it was prepared for burial. The corpse looked almost as natural as life. The load from the gun took effect on the left side of the throat, cutting the jugular vein and making a hole about two inches in size. It passed upward but did not go through the head, as both barrels of the gun were empty, but this is hardly reasonable. Ed CRAIG, Mr. GILLASPIE's son in law, who was helping Mr. GILLASPIE string the rabbits when the accident occurred, said that the deceased had just shot a rabbit and reloaded his gun, but he did not see him put in but one cartridge. Mr. CRAIG said he had no idea what caused the gun to discharge. Mr. G. held the gun under the left arm, the barrel pointing upward, the butt resting on the ground, while he pushed a sharp stick through the legs of the rabbits. The second rabbit was being strung when the accident occurred. Death followed instantly.

The funeral services were conducted from the Christian Church of which he was a member, at 2:30 o'clock Thursday afternoon, 23 January, by Rev. A. W. KOKENDOFFER, the the [sic] pastor. The services were under the auspices of the Maccabee lodge, Mexico (MO. Reporter).

The deceased was fifty years old; born in Kentucky and was brought to Indiana by his parents when but an infant and grew to manhood near Jamestown. Was married to Ellen SHEPHERD about 31 years ago. He had lived in Missouri about 25 years. He was the father of eleven children, eight of whom, with wife, are left to mourn the loss of a good and kind husband and father. The deceased also leaves an aged mother and four brothers-- Wm. GILLASPIE, of New Brunswick; S. A. and Omer GILLASPIE, of Jamestown; Prof. J. W. GILLASPIE, of Lizton-- and one sister-- Miss Nettie ASHLEY, of New Brunswick.

Transcribed by: Janet Isley Price (no relation to individuals) - October 28, 2007


Harry Gillespie

Tri-County News
Feb 15, 1962

Harry GILLESPIE, 72, of Lebanon died at 7:35 a.m. Monday Feb 12, 1962 at Witham Hospital where he had been a patient a week. He was the husband of the former Fern Spencer of Waveland. Mr. Gillespie was born in 1885 at Boswell, the son of James and Sarah Belcher Gillespie. He was married at Waveland Dec 25, 1918. Survivors besides the wife include Robert L.; 3 grandchildren; a brother, Judge Walter Gillespie; and two sisters, Mrs. Ray Parvis and Miss Lenora Gillespie. He was a member of Centenary Methodist Church, Lebanon and Waveland Masonic Lodge. He retired in 1951 after 43 years with the Central Indiana RR and operated a hearing aid service in his home for 5 years. He served as Lebanon City Councilman for 5 years. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wed at Myers Mortuary, Lebanon with Rev. James Morin officiating. Burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Lebanon.


Isaac Gipson

Jamestown Press
Jamestown, Indiana
Friday, 4 April, 1902, page 3

BOONE COUNTY NOTES

Isaac GIPSON, a pioneer resident of Sugar Creek Township, died Tuesday of a stroke of paralysis. He was eighty-six years old and was born in Clay County, Kentucky, and came to Indiana in 1829, stopping at the site of Jamestown. His brother John built the first log cabin at Jamestown. In 1837 Mr. GIPSON hauled wheat to Chicago in a wagon, ten or twelve days being required for the round trip. Chicago was then but a trading post.

Transcribed by: Janet Isley Price (no relation to individuals) - October 29, 2007


Seth Goodwin

Jamestown Press
Jamestown, Indiana
Friday, 27 September, 1901, page 3

BOONE COUNTY NOTES

Seth GOODWIN, an early pioneer, 82 years old, of Harrisburg township, died early Tuesday morning. He married Nancy A. SCOTT of Hendricks County. He was a member of the Methodist Church at Larkins Chapel. The remains were interred at OLD UNION Wednesday.

Transcribed by: Janet Isley Price (no relation to individuals) - October 29, 2007


Beatrice May Gossett

The Lebanon Pioneer
Thursday, March 1, 1923
page 5


Beatrice May Gossett, daughter of Edman and Stella Gossett, 229 East Green Street, this city, died at 1:30 a.m., Monday, February 26, 1923, at the home of her parents, at the age of 14 years, 4 months and 18 days. Scarlet Fever was the cause of her death.
This child was born in Lebanon, October 8, 1908. The parents and three brothers, Merle, Edman and Donald Gossett, survive. She was a member of the Methodist Sunday School.
The funeral was private, from the residence, at four o’clock Monday afternoon. Rev. Forest Reed, Pastor of the United Brethren Church, officiating. Burial was at Oak Hill Cemetery.

Submitted by: Libbe Hoogeveen


James W. Gott

Aug. 14 1910
[unknown Boone County newspaper]

James W. Gott was born February 9, 1864 in Kentucky. He came to Indiana about the year 1881. On June 4, 1885 he was married to Miss Lizzie Towe, and to them were born the following children: Roy, who died in 1909, Ernest, Willie, Asa, Edith, Ruby, and Edna Lucille.

Mr. Gott was an honest, industrious man, a devoted father, kind husband, and will be remembered as a man who labored faithfully for support of his family. His sickness was of short duration. He was a member of the Methodist church. He died May 5, 1910 at the age of 46 years, 3 months and 11 days.

Funeral services were held at the M. E. church Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock conducted by J. D. Kruwel assisted by Rev. Buckeles. Interment at New Cemetery.

Submitted by: B. Roberts - 08 Apr 2000
Note:
"I hope this helps someone. I'm not connected in any way to this gentleman."


Rettie Gray

JAMESTOWN PRESS
Jamestown, [Boone County], Indiana
Thursday, 15 November 1900

OBITUARY

Death of Little Rettie GRAY

Death has again been in our midst and taken from the home of Albert and Lizzie their darling babe, Rettie. Little Rettie was born 11 October 1898, died 1 November 1900, aged 2 years and 20 days. Rettie was sick but a few days and suffering as she did we will not wish her back again, to suffer in this world of pain. Life is a gift from God and is divine. Each soul that is born is a frail vessel and must push its way to the port of rest and peace. When we launch a ship we do not know if it will reach its port, and so with a soul, it may not reach its home. It may go down at sea, or the foe may seize it and, make it his prize. Little Rettie reached the port in safety. Suffering as she did the vessel was a unit for the great sea of life in its severe storms. Therefore the Master has caused it to hove to and put into the harbor of peace. Singing birds, bright flowers and glad sunshine. We enjoy all this and often cry out in our rapture what a beautiful world. Father, mother, brother, sister, think of that world of beauty and grandeur, where Rettie now lives. Clothed with life eternal she gathers flowers of every hue along the banks of the River of Life, hand in hand with him who said - "Suffer little children to come unto me and forbid them not for of such is the kingdom of Heaven." We loved her, yes, we loved her. But angels loved her more, and they have sweetly called her to yonder shore.

N. W. C.

Submitted by: Janet ISLEY Price - 20 Jun 2001
Note:
"I am posting obituary for others. I am not related to the subject. No other information was given."


Eliza Bell (McCreight) Graves

The Advance Hustler
June 4, 1914

Death Claims Mrs. Joe Graves

One of the saddest deaths occurred in this community for months was that of Mrs. Joe Graves who died of a hemorrhage last Saturday morning. She was ill but a short time. Funeral services were held at the Advance Christian Church Monday afternoon at one, conducted by Rev. O. E. Kelley, pastor of the church, and the Rev. O. A. Carmichael of Lebanon.

Mrs. Graves was formerly Miss Eliza Bell McCreight, and was born March 16, 1885, being at the time of her death 29 years, 2 months and 14 days old. She was married to Joseph B. Graves January 27, 1909 and was the mother of two children, Marth Elizabeth, age 4, and Laura Virginia, age 2.

Since her early girlhood, Mrs. Graves had been a faithful Christian and was at the time of her death a member of the Advance Christian Church.

Her kind and amiable manner won her many friends all of whom join her loved one in mourning her death.

It was fittingly said by a friend "Only in the hope of the resurrection and the promises of Almighty God can friends and relatives find consolation in the death of an exemplary young wife and mother and faithful Christian such as Eliza Bell Graves."

Card of Thanks

We take this means of thanking our many friends and neighbors for the kindness and sympathy show[n] us during the sickness and death of wife and mother.
-Joseph B. Graves and daughters-

Submitted by: Camille Evans - January 2, 2007


Emery Graves

Source: Crawfordsville, Indiana Daily Journal 27 August 1925, p 1

New Ross, Aug 27 - Emery Graves prominent Boone County farmer residing two miles east of New Ross, just over the Montgomery County line, committed suicide today by hanging. When found Mr. Graves was still alive but efforts to revive him failed. He died shortly after his body was discovered hanging from a rope in a sugar house on the farm near here. Mr. Graves was a highly respected and well known farmer of this community and for a time was trustee of Jackson Township in Boone County. He was between 55 and 60 years of age. The cause of the suicide could not be learned late this afternoon. Mr. Graves was discovered by his small son Emmett about 1:30 p.m. Four sons, Earl, John, William and Emmett survive as do two daughters, Mrs. Edith Owens and Mrs. Mary Needham. All reside near New Ross except William who is a resident of New Castle. The coroner of Boone County was immediately summoned.

Thank you Karen


James Osborn Graves

Lebanon Patriot
Lebanon, Boone County, Indiana
March 3, 1910, page 10

James Osborn Graves was born in North Carolina February 26, 1851, and died at his home in Jackson township, this county, at 1:30 Tuesday morning, of rheumatism of the heart, aged 59 years, and 5 months. Mr. Graves had been ill since the 19th of January. He was married in this county on July 20, 1874, to Martha Ann Ballard, who survives him. He also leaves the following children: Mrs. Betty Fossett. Joseph B. Graves, Mrs. Flossie J. Joseph, Raymond Everette and Anderson Graves. He also leaves one sister, Mrs. Queen Cox, of North Carolina. Mr. Graves was a member of the Christian Church at Advance. He was also a member of the Scottish Rite Masons at Indianapolis, and of the I.O.R.M., Haymakers and D. of P. at Advance. The funeral, in charge of the Masons, was held at the Advance Christian Church at 11 o'clock this morning, conducted by Rev. Knowlen. Interment at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery at Jamestown.

Submitted by: Camille Evans - January 2, 2007


Joseph B. Graves

The Lebanon Reporter
December 19, 1955, page 1

Rites Held For Joseph B. Graves
Was Past Master of Advance F. & A. M.

Funeral services for Joseph B. Graves, 78, were held at 2 p.m. yesterday at the Walker funeral home in Jamestown. He was a Past Master and one of two living charter members of Advance Lodge, No. 664, F. & A.M. Members of the lodge served as pall bearers and conducted a graveside rites at the I.O.O.F. cemetery in Jamestown. Rev. Richard Sutherlin conducted the service at the mortuary. Mr. Graves was a widely known Boone county farmer and lived his entire life near Advance. Born in Boone county, March 13, 1877, he was the son of Osborn and Martha Ann (Ballard) Graves. He was married in Boone county in 1909 to Eliza Belle McCreight who died in 1914. Mr. Graves suffered a stroke Thursday and died Saturday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Kenith Shoaf. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Shoaf, and Mrs. Lockard Hankins, Jamestown, Route 2, a brother, Everitt Graves of Coal City, Ind., and five grandchildren. One brother and two sisters are deceased.

NOTE: "Osborn Graves above should be James Osborn Graves, Everitt Graves should be Raymond Everett Graves."
Submitted by: Camille Evans - February 24, 2007


Martha Ann (Ballard) Graves

The Lebanon Reporter
August 24, 1932, page 2

Martha A. Graves Called By Death
Rites At Advance Friday Afternoon

Mrs. Martha Ann (Ballard) Graves, 76, a resident of Boone county all her life, passed away at her home in Advance this morning at 7:45 o'clock following a long illness. Her death was caused by cancer and she had been bedfast the past fifteen weeks.

Mrs. Graves was born in this county, the daughter of Joseph B. and Elizabeth Herendon Ballard. She was married in 1874, near Advance, to James O. Graves who passed away March 1, 1910. For the past sixteen years she had made her home in Advance.

Surviving are four children, Mrs. Bettie Fausset of near Sheridan, Joseph B. Graves of Advance, and Mrs. Flossie J. Joseph and Evert Graves of Lebanon. One son, Edward Graves, a brother, Lewis H. Ballard, and a sister, Nancy Ballard, are deceased. She also leaves six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at two o'clock at the North Christian Church in Advance with the Rev. Enos Dowling officiating. Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. cemetery at Jamestown.

NOTE: "Herendon should be Herndon, and Evert Graves should be Raymond Everett Graves."
Submitted by: Camille Evans - February 24, 2007


Mary Gregory

Jamestown Press
Jamestown, (Boone County) Indiana
23 February 1906, Page one

Mary McVEY was born in Highland County, Ohio, 16 September 1820. At ten years of age she came with her parents to Putnam County, Indiana. At the age of twenty-three she was happily married to Andrew GREGORY, who died in 1879. Eleven children were born to them. Four died in infancy. The other seven lived to adult life and six still survive their parents and all of them were present to witness the last and sad rites of their mother.

In young ladyhood she was converted and united with the M. E. church and continued in that communion until translation. For a number of years she had been almost entirely deprived of sight. Thus afflicted she has not been able to mingle in society, as under other conditions she would have continued to do. But the hope of a vision far better grew stronger as the shadows deepened about her. She had no fear of death and longed for her assured rest. During her last illness, with almost supernatural strength, she sang the following beautiful words:
 
Mother, thou was mild and lovely
Gentle as the summer breeze
Pleasant as the air of evening
When it floats among the trees.

Peaceful be thy silent slumber
Peaceful is the grave so low
Thou will no more join our number
Thou so no more will know our songs.

Dearest mother, thou hast left us.
Here thy loss we deeply feel.
But 'tis God that has bereft us
He can all our sorrows heal.

Yet again we hope to meet thee
When the days of life have fled
Then in Heaven with joy to greet thee
Where no farewell tear is shed.

On Sabbath morning, 18th inst., at the hour for assembling for church, her spirit winged its way to join the congregation in the upper sanctuary. She had reached the ripe old age of 85 years, 5 months and 2 days. Peaceful is her rest with the redeemed of the Lord. XXX

The funeral services were held at the home of the deceased's daughter, Mrs. Jas. RAINS, Wednesday at 10 o'clock conducted by Rev. H. C. NEAL. Burial at the I.O.O.F. cemetery. The pallbearers were all grandsons of the deceased.

Cards of Thanks

We have every reason to believe that human nature is very responsive to all calls for sympathy. Our neighbors have very greatly endeared themselves to us by their kindness and help through our recent bereavement - the sickness and death of our mother. We take this means of expressing to one and all, out appreciation of it. Jas. RAINS and Family


Submitted by: Janet ISLEY Price - 23 Jul 2001
Note:
"I am posting obituary for others. I am not related to the subject. No other information was given."


W. C. Griffith

Crawfordsville Daily Journal
5-25-1916

Indianapolis - The police were notified by authorities in Seymour, Ind last night that an unidentified man, believed to be a resident of Indianapolis, was killed by a train in Seymour early in the evening. A card found in the man's clothing bore the name of W. C. Griffith, Harvey Street, Indianapolis, Ind and a pay check from Kingan & Company for $2.08 was found in a coat pocket. No relatives of the man were found last night.

Advance -- May 25 - The sheriff at Seymour telephoned Postmaster McCabe here last night telling him that a man named W. C. Griffith had met his death there on a railroad by a train. On his person, the sheriff said was found a post card which had been mailed at Advance and which was signed "Ella." In this card the writer had referred to Griffith as father. Postmaster McCabe made effort to find "Ella," the writer of the card in or about here but up to two McDaniel and others have made an this afternoon had been unable to do so. Of course there was nothing on the post card which indicated that the writer resided in or near Advance. She may have been visiting here when she wrote the card to her father. Anyone having any information about the matter is asked to notify the proper authorities.

Note from transcriber: "These articles were transcribed exactly as written. There is a sentence that doesn't make much sense, but appears to be the original newspaper's typographical error."
Submitted by: Karen Zach - August 2006


Vivian Honor Grimes

Crawfordsville Weekly Review
January 8, 1916

The death of Vivian Honor Grimes occurred Thursday night about 9:30 at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Story Grimes, 4 miles SW of Thorntown, death being very sudden and unexpected. The child was in school Wednesday and came home feeling ill. Her condition grew worse until she was relieved by the death messenger. Deceased was born Aug 15, 1903. Besides her parents, one brother, Adrian age 9 survivies. Vivian was a little girl of sweet disposition and was a child who loved to attend Sunday School. Her early death is mourned by many friends. The funeral service will be held Sunday afternoon from the residence and will be conducted by Rev. Hugh N. Ronald of 1st Presbyterian Church. The body will be laid to rest in Cox Cemetery.

Transcribed by: Karen Zach - January 1, 2007


Crede Hall

Jamestown Press
Jamestown, Indiana
Friday, 8 November 1901, page 2

DIED-- Crede, the little son of Mose and Margaret HALL, whose home is southwest of town in Hendricks County, died Monday morning at 6 o'clock of meningitis after an illness of two weeks. The child was 8 months and 26 days of age. Funeral services were held at the house Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock conducted by Elder CRIM, after which the remains were interred in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery.

Transcribed by: Janet Isley Price (no relation to individuals) - October 29, 2007


J. F. Hall

Crawfordsville Review
Friday Feb 18, 1916

J. F. HALL, 56, a former well known druggist of Jamestown died of tuberculosis at Long Beach, California Wednesday. Mr. Hall and his family went to Long Beach about 5 years ago with a view of benefiting Mr. Hall's health. The body will be shipped to Jamestown for burial arriving there next Wednesday. The widow, two sons, John and Richard and two daughters, Mrs. Ina Snider and Margaret Hall survive. Mr. Hall was a member of the Christian Church.

Transcribed & submitted by: Karen Zach - January 7, 2007


Hamilton Infant

Lebanon Patriot
Lebanon, Boone County, Indiana
Thursday, 26th August 1869, page 3

Deaths

HAMILTON -- On the 17th infant, of whooping cough, infant child of D. H. and E. B. HAMILTON.

Transcribed by: Janet Isley Price (no relationship to individuals) - October 8, 2007


Mary Harden

The Jamestown Press
Jamestown, Indiana
Friday, 24 January 1908

Obituary

Miss Mary Harden

Miss Mary Harden, who for the past fifteen years was a resident of Jamestown died, at the home of her sister in law, Mrs. M. V. Harden, at Indianapolis on last Friday morning of heart trouble. She went to the city on New Years Day from the home of her brother, George Harden, near Zionsville, and in alighting from a car at the Traction Terminal Station, she fell and broke her hip. Since then she was confined in the home of her sister in law till death. Miss Harden was born near Zionsville and was 69 years old. About 15 years ago she came to Jamestown and purchased property on Darlington street next to her sister, Mrs. Marilla Oliphant, and was a resident of this place until a few months ago when she sold her property and went to Zionsville to make her home with her brother. She was fond of travel and had spent much of her time in different parts of the country. The funeral occurred Sunday morning with interment near Jolietville.

Submitted by: Janet ISLEY Price - 22 Dec 1999


Mary A. Harris

Jamestown Press
Jamestown, Boone County, Indiana
Friday, 27 July 1906, Page 4

Mary A. HARRIS was born in Preble County, Ohio, 24 February 1839 and died 22 July 1906 about 3 p.m. She was one of ten children, only three of whom survive - Mrs. Martha IMEL, Wm. HARRIS of this county, and Delilah HARRIS, with whom she had resided for the past twenty years. The father died in 1851 and the mother in 1885. Miss HARRIS united with the M. E. church at Brown chapel in 1863 and was a faithful worker in the church and Sunday school until failing health compelled her to relinquish it. She taught her class of young men for the last time, 27 August 1905. The funeral occurred at the home Tuesday at 10 o’clock, services being conducted by Rev. Okell HALL, after which the remains were laid to rest in the I.O.O.F. cemetery.

Transcribed by: Janet Isley Price (no relationship to individuals) - October 8, 2007


Josiah S. Harrison

Indiana State Journal
June 17, 1896

[excerpt]

INDIANA OBITUARY

Josiah S. Harrison, Who Ate Poisoned Pie During the War.

LEBANON, Ind., June 11 -- Josiah S. Harrison, ex-county treasurer and a veteran of the late war, died last night, shortly after midnight of multiple neuritis. Born ...

Transcribed by: T. Stover - September 22, 2008


George H. Harting

Crawfordsville Review
Wednesday, January 5, 1916

George H. HARTING one of the most prominent residents of Jackson Township, passed away at his home near Jamestown Monday afternoon at 1:45. George Harting was born on 11-19-1853 near Liberty, Indiana son of Hiram B. and Willie Jane Small Harting. His father was born in Germany 9-3-1830 and emigrated to this country. He located in Union County where he was married in 1853. Two years later he and his wife came to Boone County, Jackson Township. George grew to manhood on the home farm and he received his education in the district schools assisting his father on the farm until he was 25. April 17, 1879 he married Ina B. Endicott of this county, daughter of James and Elizabeth Endicott. To this union 9 children were born: Emma Blanche died 11-12-1888; Anna B. Wells of Jamestown; Willie Bennet of this county; Harry Blaine of this city; Rosa Heady of this county; Clayton Bernard of this county; Jennie Budd of near Jamestown; Earl Budd who resides at the home in Jamestown; and Aletha Belle Steward of Indianapolis. Mr. Harting was stricken with apoplexy Sunday night and never rallied. The funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 and will be conducted by Rev. Francis. Interment in IOOF at Jamestown.

Submitted by: Karen Zach - August, 2006


David Hartner

Jamestown Press
Jamestown, (Boone County) Indiana
Friday, 13 July 1900 page 2
Montgomery County Deaths

David HARTNER, a well-known citizen of the county, died at his home in Crawfordsville, Monday at the age of 83.

Submitted by: Janet ISLEY Price - 20 Jun 2001
Note:
"I am posting obituary for others. I am not related to the subject. No other information was given."


Flora E. (Turpin) Hauhn

Funeral services for Mrs. Flora E. Hauhn, 78 years old, who died on Wednesday, March 31, 1954 at 1:30 p.m., were held April 3, in the Brownsburg Christian Church. The daughter of Harvey and Permelia Frances (Smith) Turpin, Mrs. Hauhn was born near Fayette. In 1892 the Turpin family moved to Zionsville where Mrs. Haughn graduated from high school. She later taught one term at the Hardscrabble District School and then attended bookkeeping school in Indianapolis. She was employed as a bookkeeper for an Indianapolis concern when she met and married, Clyde T. Hauhn on August 14, 1898. He was at that time a postal letter carrier. Nine years later Mr. and Mrs. Hauhn moved to her parents' farm and two years later, in 1909, bought their own farm which they tended until 1924 at which time they moved to Decatur, Ill., for a year before returning to Indianapolis. They resided in Indianapolis to the present time. Mrs. Hauhn was a member of the Central Christian Church at Indianapolis. Following an eight-month tour of the west and northwest in 1947 and 1948 Mr. and Mrs. Hauhn returned to Brownsburg in time to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary in conjunction with the town's centennial celebration. Survivors are her husband, Clyde T. Hauhn; a sister Mrs. John F. Everett, and a brother, Homer Turpin, both of Brownsburg.

Submitted by: Rebecca Merritt - 26 Dec 1999


Charles A. Hawkins

The Tipton Daily Tribune
October 1, 1935, Pages 1-2

Charles A. Hawkins, 60 years of age, and for many years a popular resident of the town of Kempton where he operated a filling station, died at his home in that place at 12:15 Tuesday afternoon. Mr. Hawkins underwent an operation for appendicitis at the St. Vincent's Hospital in Indianapolis Sept. 16th following which his condition was not so good for a time. Recently he had been improving nicely and Friday of last week he was brought to his home, but was not so well Saturday.

Monday there was a slight improvement but Tuesday a sudden relapse came and the heart which had been affected by the poison in the system could not respond.

Following the death the body was removed to the McMullan funeral home for preparation and will be returned to the home Tuesday evening to lie in state until the hour of the services.

Charles A. Hawkins was born in Boone County November 9, 1865 being one of several children born to Henry and Nancy (Small) Hawkins. He was reared on a farm and followed that occupation until after his marriage December 21, 1890. He resided in Jennings County for several years, coming to Kempton in 1908 and opening a blacksmith shop which he operated with a filling station until 1929 when he moved to a farm for three years, returning to Kempton in 1932 and has since operated a filling station. His marriage December 21, 1890 was to Miss Martha Perkins of Boone County and the widow and several children survive- Clay of Memphis, TN; Mrs. J. B. Henry of Indianapolis: Mrs. Seward Bristow of Tipton; and Guy of Indianapolis. He is also survived by a brother.


Submitted by: Cathy Hawkins - 29 Nov 1999


Elmore E. Hawkins

Lebanon Reporter
Lebanon, Indiana
(Boone County)
Wednesday, February 17, 1932

ELMER HAWKINS
CALLED BY DEATH

Farmer Succumbs Today In Hospital

Elmer Hawkins, 70 years of age, who for a number of years owned and operated a melon and truck farm north of Lebanon, passed away in the Witham hospital this afternoon at 12:30 o'clock. He had been ill several months and had been a patient in the Methodist hospital, Indianapolis, three months, and was brought to the local hospital from there three months ago. Death was attributed to a complications of diseases.

Mr. Hawkins was born on a farm, north of Lebanon, and was the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Hawkins, both of who are deceased. He is survived by his step-mother, who lives near Stringtown; a daughter, Mrs. George Holmes of near Mechanicsburg; three sons, Lee Hawkins of Frankfort, Ward Hawkins at home and Alf Hawkins of Kankakee, Ill., and a brother, John H. Hawkins of Lebanon. He also leaves six half-brothers and two half-sisters.

The arrangements for the funeral have not been completed.


Submitted by: Gerald D. Hobson - December 7, 2006
7 N. Park Place, Apt. 31
Painesville, OH 44077-3453


Gregory Farmer Hawkins

Lebanon Pioneer
May 24, 1900

Died at his home in Thorntown last Thursday after a four days illness. Mr. Hawkins was well known in Lebanon and vicinity. He belonged to the Methodist Church here for a number of years. Will Hawkins, Jr., of South Lebanon Street and Mrs. John Small of S. Meridian St. are grandchildren. Funeral services were held at Bethel, two miles north of this city Sunday.

Mr. Hawkins was 89 years of age. He was the father of 11 children of whom seven are living. He has 48 grandchildren and 46 great grandchildren. Mr. Hawkins formerly lived a few miles north of this city, and it was in his house that the present Bethel church was organized. Wm. H. and Henry Hawkins, Mrs. John Keys, north of town, and Mrs. John Shulse of Jefferson Twp. are sons and daughters of the deceased. John H. Hawkins, a son, formerly treasurer of this county, now resides in Missouri.

Submitted by: Cathy Hawkins - 28 Nov 1999


Henry Clay Hawkins

Lebanon Pioneer
May 12, 1904

Henry Clay Hawkins
A well known farmer dropped dead at his home, two miles north of this city, Friday from a stroke of apoplexy. The deceased was born in Highland Co., OH and was aged sixty-six years, five months and eight days. He moved to this state in 1840 and has lived here continuously since that time. Mr. Hawkins was married in this county to Nancy Small, who with 4 children, U. Grant Hawkins, of this county, Charles A. Hawkins and Mary E. Cory of Jennings County, and Ida May Waddle of this county, survives him. Funeral services were held at Bethel Church, north of town, with interment at Bethel Cemetery. "

Submitted by: Cathy Hawkins - 29 Nov 1999
Note:
"My records say Ida May Hawkins married Bert Weddle, not Waddle."


John H. Hawkins

Lebanon Reporter
Lebanon, Indiana
(Boone County)
Saturday, June 6, 1936

J. H. HAWKINS, 78 EXPIRES FRIDAY

Funeral Sunday At Bratton Chapel

J. H. Hawkins, 78 years of age, a life-long resident of Boone county, passed away Friday evening at 5:45 o'clock at his home, 604 North Lebanon street. He had been in fading health for some time and his condition had been serious the past eight days. His death was caused by heart disease.

Mr. Hawkins was born in Boone county, a son of William M. and Hannah (Griffin) Hawkins. He was married August 21, 1882, in Lebanon to Mary Ann Smith, who died September 22, 1929.

Survivors are the following children: Mrs. Lillie Phillips and Eugene Hawkins of Indianapolis; James H. Hawkins of Danville, Ill., Mrs. Maude Tanner, Walter Hawkins and Miss Dorothy Hawkins of Lebanon; six brothers, William, Frank, Fred, David and Paul Hawkins of Boone county; two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Wainscott of Lebanon and Mrs. Ocie Small of Indianapolis; his step-mother, Mrs. Mary E. Hawkins of near Stringtown; and eleven grandchildren.

The body will be taken to Bratton Brothers funeral home at twelve o'clock noon Sunday and services will be held there at three o'clock, the Rev. Carl H. Barnett officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill cemetery.

Submitted by: Gerald D. Hobson - December 7, 2006
7 N. Park Place, Apt. 31
Painesville, OH 44077-3453


Martha E. (Perkins) Hawkins

The Tipton Daily Tribune
June 9, 1947, page 1

Funeral services for Mrs. Martha E. Hawkins, former Kempton resident, who died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Seward Bristow, of Lafayette, following a cerebral hemorrhage Friday at 1 a.m., were held 2 p.m. today at the Kempton Methodist Church.

Rev. David Gosser officiated at the services and the burial was at Bethel, near Lebanon. The body was brought to the McMullan funeral home.

Mrs. Hawkins, the daughter of Charles and Mary (Anderson) Perkins, was born in Boone County April 26, 1871. She married Charles Hawkins, who died in 1935.

A member of the Kempton Methodist church, Mrs. Hawkins was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, chapter No. 527, at Kempton.

Survivors are 2 daughters, Mrs. Florence Hunley of Princeton, and Mrs. Bristow, and two sons, Clay Hawkins of Memphis, TN, and Guy Hawkins, of Indianapolis."


Submitted by: Cathy Hawkins - 12 Dec 1999


Dr. Thomas Hayden Hawkins

New York Times
22 Jul 1926

DR. T. H. HAWKINS DEAD

Retired Physician Was Ex-President of Goss Medical College, Denver.
Special to The New York Times

PLAINFIELD, N. J., July 21--Dr. Thomas Hayden Hawkins, 78, a retired physician, died last night at his home, 203 West Seventh Street, Plainfield. He was born in Kentucky, and after his graduation from De Pauw University entered Bellevue Medical College, New York, from which he was graduated in 1873. He engaged in general practice in New York and in 1880 went to Denver, Col., where he continued practice and was President of Goss Medical College, the Editors' Medical Association and was editor of the Denver Medical Times.

He was a member of the American Medical Association, the Masonic fraternity and Presbyterian Church of Denver. He leaves his wife, a brother W. H. Hawkins, and a sister of Zionsville, Ind. Masonic funeral services will be held at the late home at 8 o'clock tomorrow night and burial will be in Zionsville.

Transcribed by: T. Stover - April 14, 2007


William M. Hawkins

Lebanon Daily Reporter
Lebanon, Indiana
(Boone County)
Saturday, July 19, 1919

CIVIL WAR VETERAN DIED LAST EVENING

William M. Hawkins Passed Away at 7: 25 p.m. After a Long Illness

William Matson Hawkins, aged 84 years, 10 months and 21 days, passed away at his home near Stringtown yesterday evening at 7:25 o'clock. He had been ill for two years and confined to his bed one week with cancer.

Deceased was born in Highland county, Ohio, August 27, 1834. He was married first in 1856 to Hannah Griffin and in 1866 was united to Mary E. Berryhill, who survives. Two children are living who were born to the first marriage; Elmer Hawkins and John Hawkins, of this city. Ten children survive, born to the second union: Lizzie Wainscott, Charles F. Hawklins, Alonzo Hawkins, of Lebanon; James R. Hawkins, address unknown; W. G. Hawkins, of near Thorntown; Ocie Small, of Indianapolis; Frank Hawkins, living near Mechanicsburg; David Hawkins, at home; Scull Hawkins, a soldier overseas; Paul Hawkins, a soldier stationed at Marfa, Texas.

Mr. Hawkins was a member of the Methodist church at Bethel, and of Rich Mountain Post, G. A. R. He served as a member of Co. H, 11th Regiment, Indiana cavalry, during the Civil War. One brother, John Hawkins, of Kansas, and two sisters, Mrs. Mary Allen, of Thorntown, and Mrs. Sarah Schults, of this city, are living.

The funeral services will be held from the residence at 2 o'clock p.m., Sunday, the Rev. W. P. McKinsey officiating. Interment at Oak Hill cemetery.


Submitted by: Gerald D. Hobson - December 7, 2006
7 N. Park Place, Apt. 31
Painesville, OH 44077-3453


Jesse Hazelrigg

Unknown Lebanon Newspaper
August 3, 1936

Jesse Hazelrigg Dies of Injuries--

Rites Held Here Today For Former Resident

Jesse Hazelrigg, 53 years of age, a former resident of Boone county, died Saturday morning at 3:45 o'clock in the City hospital, Indianapolis, from injuries received in an accident in that city Wednesday night. He was thrown from a truck at the corner of New York and Fulton Streets.

Funeral services were held this morning at ten o'clock at the Bratton Brothers funeral home with the Rev. Harrison H. Dickey officiating. Burial was made in Dover cemetery.

Mr. Hazelrigg was born in Boone county and spent the early part of his life near Hazelrigg and in Lebanon, moving to Indianapolis twelve years ago. At the time of his death he was living at 104 S. Davidson Street, Indianapolis. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. John E. Hazelrigg, both of whom are deceased.

He was married in Lebanon to Miss Nannie Patton who passed away, March 14,1922. Surviving him are six children, Mrs. Mary McKaney of Cloverdale, Misses Juanita and Louise Hazelrigg of Indianapolis, Edward Hazelrigg of Ft. __ [?]

Benjamin Harrison, Earl Hazelrigg of Ashland and Paul Hazelrigg of Lebanon; two brothers, Emmet Hazelrigg and Fay Hazelrigg of Lebanon, and three sisters, Mrs. Leana Cochman of Indianapolis and Mrs. Flossie Wills and Mrs. Clara Sines of Lebanon.


Submitted by: Mary Lou Hazelrigg - 2001


Joshua G. Hazelrigg

Unknown Lebanon, IN Newspaper
SEPT. 30, 1909

Joshua G. Hazelrigg, a well known and highly respected citizen of Dover, died at his home at 12:30 yesterday morning of Bright's disease, after an illness of two weeks, aged 78 years, 6 months and 15 days. He was born in Nicholas county, Kentucky, March 14, 1831, and when about twelve years of age came to this county [Boone], where he has resided ever since. On September 23, 1852, he was married in this county to Sarah K. Caldwell, who survives him together with the following children: Nancy A. Carter, John E., Lillie A. Kersey, George O. and Margaret P. Boerorner, the latter residing at Richmond. He also leaves one brother, William S.
Hazelrigg, and one sister, Permelia P. Gorham, of Kirklin. Mr. Hazelrigg was a blacksmith by trade, and followed that occupation at Dover for many years. The funeral was held at the Baptist church in Dover at 11 o'clock today, conducted by Rev. A. L. Carney. Interment at the Dover cemetery.

Submitted by: Mary Lou Hazelrigg - 2001
Note: "Joshua Hazelrigg was b: March 14, 1831 in Nicholas County, Kentucky, d: September 29, 1909 in Jefferson Township, Boone County, Indiana."

1880 Boone Co., IN census
Joshua G. HAZELRIGG Jefferson, Boone, IN <1831> Kentucky Self
Sarah C. HAZELRIGG Jefferson, Boone, IN <1833> Kentucky Wife
Garret O. HAZELRIGG Jefferson, Boone, IN <1863> Indiana Son
Margaret P. HAZELRIGG Jefferson, Boone, IN <1866> Indiana Daughter


Mrs. Nannie Hazelrigg

Unknown Lebanon Newspaper

EXPIRED YESTERDAY AT WILLIAMS HOSPITAL

MRS. NANNIE HAZELRIGG

PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 36 YEARS--

Mrs. Nannie Hazelrigg, aged 36 years, 9 months and 29 days, passed away at 3:30 o'clock yesterday [3/14/1922] afternoon at the Williams Hospital. Death was caused by pneumonia, of which she had been ill for two weeks.

Deceased was born in Lebanon, May 15, 1885, the daughter of the late David and Sarah Patton. In November, 1907, she was married to Jesse Hazelrigg, who survives with six children -- Margaret; Juanita; Louise; Edward; Earl; and Paul Hazelrigg, all at home. Two brothers, Walter and Charles Patton of this city, and one sister, Mrs. L. D. Lumpkin of Jonesboro, Arkansas, are living.

The funeral will be conducted from the home of Walter Patton, 511 West Chicago Street, Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, Rev. Hardy Lumb officiating. Interment will be made at Oak Hill cemetery.

Submitted by: Mary Lou Hazelrigg - 2001


Caroline (Gardner) Heady

Jamestown Press
Jamestown, [Boone County] Indiana
Friday, 17 January 1902, page 2

Mrs. Caroline Heady died at her home in this place, [Boone Co., Indiana] Monday, 13 January 1902. She had been sick for about a year and for the past four weeks was confined to her bed. The immediate cause of her death was paralysis. She was born the 19 June 1831, and was 70 years, 7 months and 3 days old. Her maiden name was GARDNER. She was twice married, her first husband being Levi DAVIS, whom she married in 1853 and with whom she moved to this vicinity from the southern part of the state where she was born and raised. To them were born six children, three of whom died while quite young. Three survive her as follows; Mary HEATH, Rebecca McCLAIN, and William DAVIS. 26 September 1870, she was married to Samuel HEADY and to them were [sic] born one child who is now Mrs. Nettie CHAMBERS. She was a member of the Christian Church, being one of the organizers of the church at this place and has ever lived a faithful and obedient Christian life. Funeral services were held at the residence Wednesday afternoon, conducted by Eld. CRIM, after which the remains were laid in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery.

Submitted by: Camille Evans - January 2, 2007


Imri Heady

Jamestown Press
Jamestown, Indiana
Friday, 21 January 1902, page 2

Imri HEADY, father of Dr. HEADY of this place, died Sunday, 19 January 1902, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Sophia MOLTEN, near Prarieton, Indiana, at the advanced age of 89 years. He had been in feeble health for the past two years and the immediate cause of death was pneumonia. He was born in Kentucky and early moved to Putnam County, where he resided continuously, with the exception of one year that her lived about three miles north of here. (Jamestown, Boone County, Indiana) He was a brother of Ammond, whose widow departed this life 13 January 1902 in this place (Boone County) Mr. Heady was married to Elizabeth SLAVENS and to them were born fifteen children, twelve of whom- five sons and seven daughters- are living. He and his wife lived together 63 years before being separated by death. He was a member of the old Baptist Church and a ever faithful servant of God. The remains were interred Tuesday in Little Walnut Cemetery, North of Greencastle.

Transcribed by: Janet Isley Price (no relation to individuals) - October 28, 2007


William Shields Heady

Jamestown Press
Jamestown, [Boone County] Indiana
Friday, 8 May 1903

To A HIGHER REWARD

William Shields Heady was born near Clinton Falls, Putnam County 24 Dec., 1850: departed this life 3 May 1903, making his age 52 years, four months, ten days. Deceased was the son of Emri [Imri] and Elizabeth Heady both of whom have some time since passed to The Great Beyond, and was a family of fifteen children, of whom seven sisters and four brothers survive.

Dr. Heady entered on the profession of practicing medicine at Portland Mills, and in September of 1878 he moved to Jamestown and he and his brother James entered into the practice of medicine and surgery together. After a time James left and went to North Salem and practiced a while, then went back home, where he took sick and died. After about three years residence and practice in Jamestown, the subject of this sketch moved to Milledgeville and sat up an office there, he was married to Miss Leora H. McCormack 15 Feb 1882. To the union was born one child a son, Austin, 5 May 1883. After a residence of about 18 months in Milledgeville , the doctor moved with his family to a town by the name of Pimento, in Vigo County, south of Terre Haute where he resided for about 6 months, continuing in the practice of medicine, and then removed to Jamestown, which was in the spring of 1884, where he practiced medicine and surgery until his last sickness. On his return to Jamestown he purchased the property where he died, the residence of which he changed and remodeled considerably and made into a beautiful home, located on east main street, and which he otherwise greatly improved, setting out a large number of fruit trees, in which he took much pride. Dr. Heady united with the M. E. Church at Jamestown in the year 1887, of which he was an active worker at the time of his death. He was a member of the Masonic Order and the Knights of Pythias Order. He was at one time secretary of the county board of health and filled one term on the pension board under Cleveland's administration. He took an active interest in most all public affairs.

The funeral service was conducted at the M. E. Church Tuesday afternoon at two o'clock by Rev. Daugherty, after which the remains were laid to their last rest in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery.

Submitted by: Janet ISLEY Price - 23 Dec 1999


David H. Heckathorn

The Lebanon Pioneer
Thurs. Dec. 28, 1893

David H. Heckathorn died at his home in Jackson township on Friday, Dec. 22, 1893, and his funeral and burial took place at Old Union church, on Sunday, W. H. Ashley officiating. The deceased was born Nov. 18, 1831, in Tippecanoe county. In early life he suffered an attack of rheumatism which rendered him a cripple for life. On Sept 7, 1857, he married Mary Shock in Montgomery county, and one son and seven daughters were born to their home. Four daughters are deceased. Mr. Heckathorn came to Boone county twenty-two years ago, and with the exception of one year, during which time he held the office of county superintendent, he has taught school. He acted also as notary public and preached occasionally. He was a member of the Christian church and a true type of Christian manhood. The world is better for his having lived.

Submitted by: Vernon L. Threlkeld - June 2005
Repository: Lebanon Public Library, Lebanon, Indiana


Ann Hedge

Jamestown Press
Jamestown, Indiana
Friday, 15 April, 1902, page 4

DEATH of MRS. ANN HEDGE

Mrs. Ann HEDGE, wife of J. W. HEDGE, died at her home four miles southeast of Jamestown Tuesday night after an illness of twenty-one weeks. She was taken sick with a pain in her arm one evening which continued to grow worse until she was compelled to take her bed. For the past five weeks she has been very low and her and her death was expected at almost any time. Her ailment was a peculiar one and baffled the skill of several different physicians. It was believed she had gallstones and that the liver failed to do its duty in passing off the bile and that the secretion was thrown out through the skin as she turned extremely yellow. For the past few weeks members have kept constantly at her side rubbing her limbs and body day and night. Besides her husband she leaves three children as follows: Lee, Mrs. Orphia PIGG and Mrs. Dora ARMSTRONG. Deceased was a faithful member of the Christian Church at North Salem at which place the remains were buried yesterday morning after the funeral services which were conducted by Rev. CRIM at the church.

Transcribed by: Janet Isley Price (no relation to individuals) - October 29, 2007


Charles A. Hedge

Lebanon Reporter
27 April 1931, pg. 5

CHARLES A. HEDGE SUCCUMBS TODAY

Funeral Thursday At Central Christian

Charles A. Hedge, age 69 years, ___ [?] months ___ [?] duration at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Baird in Muncie Monday. Death was attributed to a complication of diseases.

Mr. Hedge was born in Hendricks county, the son of Anderson and Jane (Williams) Hedge, and he spent forty-four years in that county. He resided in Bainbridge four years, in Indianapolis four years and Lebanon seventeen years. He was married May 13, 1883, in North Salem to Mary E. Gill, who survives. He was a member of Englewood Christian Church at Indianapolis.

Surviving, besides the wife, are seven children, Mrs. Arta Carpenter and Earl Hedge of Miami, Fla., Paul Hedge of near Lebanon, Mrs. Emma Carr and Mrs. Ivis Ashley, both of Lebanon, Mrs. Ruth Higgins of Noblesville and Mrs. Maurine Baird of Muncie, and one brother Otie S. Hedge of Valley Mills. A son, a twin brother of Mrs. Baird, died at the age of six months. Two sisters and two brothers are deceased.

The body was brought to the Hedge home on Lafayette avenue this morning from the home of his daughter in Muncie. Funeral services will be held at the Central Christian Church Thursday afternoon at two o'clock with Rev. Homer Dale, pastor of the Hillside Christian Church at Indianapolis, the Rev. Carl H. Barnett, pastor of Central Christian church, and the Rev. Henry Ashley, officiating. Burial will be at North Salem.

Submitted by: T. Stover - November 3, 2008


Mary Frances (Evans) Hedge

Jamestown Press
Jamestown, Indiana
Friday, 1 March 1901, page 4

GONE TO HER REWARD

Mary Frances EVANS, daughter of A. and M. A. EVANS, and wife of Wm. B. HEDGE, died at her home Friday night of consumption. She was born in Boone County 2 February 1861, making her span of life 40 years 20 days. She was united with the Methodist Church at Jamestown in 1872 and was a faithful member until her death. On 20 November 1881, She was wedded to Wm. B. HEDGE. In her death she leaves a husband, three daughters, two sons, a father, mother, brother and other relatives and many friends to mourn her.

The funeral was preached at the M. E. Church, Jamestown. Sunday at 11 o'clock by Rev. O. B. Rippetoe, attended by the sorrowing relatives and many friends and acquaintances, after which the remains were laid in the Jamestown I.O.O.F. cemetery. A most excellent sermon was preached by Bro. Rippetoe.

Mrs. Hedge has been a good, christian [sic] woman - giving her life to christianity [sic] and the making of her home happy for her husband and children and living as a neighbor should.

CARDS OF THANKS

W. B. HEDGE and children desire to thank their friends who so kindly extended the hand of love and help in their late and sad bereavement.

Transcribed by: Janet Isley Price (no relationship to individuals) - October 14, 2007


William Gordon Hedge

Jamestown Press
Jamestown, Boone County, Indiana
Friday, 21 August 1906

OBITUARY

William Gordon HEDGE

William Gordon HEDGE, after many months of painful suffering paid the last dept [sic] of Nature, Sunday, 12 August, at the age of fifty-seven years and sixteen days. He had gone to the city hospital at Indianapolis for such relief that might be possible, but it seemed the malady had gained such hold upon him as to baffle all medical skill. In the part of last January he became conscious that the end was approaching and the services of a minister were called to council him in regard to his preparation for death in the event it should come. He set about the matter in a business way after which his mind seemed to be at rest. His remains were brought to North Salem on Monday afternoon and laid to rest in the beautiful cemetery there.

Transcribed by: Janet Isley Price (no relationship to individuals) - October 8, 2007


James Hendricks

The Jamestown Press
Friday, 3 August 1917

JAMES HENDRICKS DEAD
Life long Resident of Boone County, age 75, Expired Tuesday

James Hendricks, aged 75, expired at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday morning at the home of his son John, east of Jamestown. He was a life long resident of Boone County. He was three times married. His first wife was Lydia Brush and his second wife was Jennie Brush and his third marriage to Maude Van Note, who survives. Three sons and one daughter are living. The cause of death was acute indigestion, with which Mr. Hendricks was taken ill Sunday afternoon. The funeral services were held at ten o'clock yesterday morning at the residence. Rev. George Francis of Brazil, and Rev. Ingalls of the M. E. Church of Jamestown officiated. The burial was at I.O.F. cemetery here.


Submitted by: Janet ISLEY Price - 11 Dec 1999


Delilah Elizabeth Hendrix

Crawfordsville Daily Journal
Wednesday 5-24-1916

Advance - - Monday night at 11 Delilah E., wife of Albert A. HENDRIX, peacefully passed away at the family home NE of town after an illness dating from February of this year. Delilah Elizabeth was the youngest daughter of James and Eva GOLLIDAY and was born March 6, 1888. With her parents she came to Advance from Illinois when a very small girl and practically all of her life had been spent in and near Advance. She has been since she was 10 afflicted at times quite severely, but in spite of that, her life was characterized by brightness, sunshine and good cheer. Everyone was always greeted by her with a smile and a friendly word. More than two years ago she was married to Albert Hendrix and to his union was born a few months ago a baby daughter, Florence who only lived a very short time. The husband, parents, two sisters, Mrs. Ollie Smith and Mrs. Bruce Burris, one brother, Harley are the survivors of her immediate family. Funeral services will be held this afternoon at 2 at the Christian Church where the deceased was a member, the funeral sermon being by Rev. W. P. Kibbey, a former pastor. Interment at Old Union.

Submitted by: Karen Zach - August 2006


Ellen Hewitt

Crawfordsville Daily Journal
Wed 5-3-1916

 Thorntown - After a long illness, Mrs. Ellen HEWITT of this place died Tuesday morning at the home of her son, John Hewitt. Complications of diseases caused her death. Mrs. Hewitt was 71 and had lived in the neighborhood where she died all her life. She was known as a fine type of woman. Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 from the residence of the son, with burial in the old cemetery.

Submitted by: Karen Zach - August 2006

[obituary #2]

Crawfordsville Review
Wednesday May 3, 1916

The death of Mrs. Ellen HEWITT an old resident of Thorntown occurred Tuesday morning at the home of her son, John Hewitt in Thorntown following a long illness of a complication of diseases. Deceased was a native of Indiana and was born Oct 5, 1844 being aged at time of death 71 years 6 months 27 days. William Hewitt, husband of deceased has been dead more than 10 years. Deceased was a member of the Episcopalian church and most estimable woman. The funeral services will be held Wed afternoon 2:30 from the residence of John Hewitt and service will be in charge of Rev Hugh Ronald of Presbyterian Church, Thorntown. Burial in old cemetery at Thorntown.

Transcribed by: Karen Zach, Montgomery County INGenWeb - October 16, 2007


Robert I. Hicks

Jamestown Press
Friday October 10, 1902

Death of Robert I. Hicks

"At about 3:00 o'clock Monday morning occurred the death of Robert I. Hicks. He was stricken a few years ago with paralysis which left him in a very bad condition and was not able to do any kind of work but was able to get around a little. About a year ago he suffered a second stroke, since which time he has not been able to walk or do anything for himself whatever. Saturday night he was taken bad sick and gradually grew worse till death took him from his suffering. Robert I. Hicks was born in Winston, North Carolina on Nov 3, 1818 and died in Jamestown Oct 6, 1902 aged 83 years, 11 months 3 days. He was married to Elizabeth N. Carter April 29, 1849 and was the father of eleven children, five of whom have preceded him to a better world. The wife, four sons, Henry, George, John, and Albert, and two daughters, Mrs. Wm. Mitchell (Mary E..) and Mrs. J. A. Brown (Nellie), remain to mourn the loss. Funeral services were held at the residence, Rev. Daugherty officiating, at 10:00 Tuesday. Interment is in I.O.O.F. Cemetery. "

Note: "Census data records Robert worked as a teamster in 1840's, as a road engineer in 1850's and farmer in Jackson Township near Jamestown to his death in 1902."
Transcribed and Submitted by: Jerry Hicks (great-grandson) - December 26, 2006


Lebanon (Ind.) Reporter, Thursday, Sept. 27, 1928, P. 7, Col. 8

MRS. IDA HILAND DIES EARLY TODAY

Resident Of County Her Entire Life. Mrs. Ida A. Hiland, 55, died at 4:15 a.m. today at her home near New Brunswick. Here death was due to a complication of diseases. She had been in failing health for several months. Mrs. Hiland was born in Boone county and had resided in the county practically all her life. On May 7, 1893, she was married near New Brunswick to James Hiland. Besides the husband she is survived by four children, Noble of Brownsburg, Goldie Reed of near New Brunswick and Ovele and Josephine at home. Two sons are deceased. There are six grandchildren living. She also leaves one brother, Albert Heady, of near Jamestown, and two sisters, Mary Brown and Stella Sellers, both of Indianapolis. One brother, Frank Heady, and one sister, Ollie Barber, are deceased. She was a member of the Christian church at Old Union, where the funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, the Rev. W. P. Kibbey officiating. Interment will be in Old Union cemetery.

(Repository: Lebanon Public Library, Lebanon Indiana. Transcribed by Vernon L. Threlkeld)


Martha L. Hiland

The Jamestown Press
Jamestown, Indiana
Friday, 28 April 1909

Obituary

MARTHA L. HILAND

Martha L. Hiland died at her home northeast of Jamestown at about 2 o'clock last Friday morning after being sick ten days with rheumatism .

She was born in Boone County 20 January 1859 and was consequently 50 years, 3 months and 26 days old. Her marriage to George M. Hillard was consummated in this county, 8 March 1878. The children surviving are R. D. And Roy C. Hiland. She also leaves the following brothers and sisters: James W., John C., George H., Daniel W., and Oliver Chitwood; Sarah A. Dinsmore and Jane Budd. Mrs. Hiland was a member of the Christian Church at New Brunswick. The funeral was held at Old Union cemetery.

Submitted by: Janet ISLEY Price - 22 Nov 1999


Phebe Ann Hiland

The Lebanon Reporter
Lebanon [Boone Co], Indiana
Friday, 26 Jan. 1945

MRS. PHEBE HILAND DIES YESTERDAY
Jamestown Resident Was 85 Years Old

Mrs. Phebe Ann Hiland, 85 years old, died at 3:45 o'clock yesterday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Matilda McPhetridge Payne in Jamestown. She had been in failing health for several months. Mrs. Hiland was born in Hendricks county on August 26, 1859, the daughter of James R. and Martha E. Dinsmore Northcutt. She lived practically her entire life in Boone county, and had been a member of the Baptist church at Poplar Grove since she was 13 years of age.

On November 26, 1882, she was married near Lebanon to M. T. Hiland, who died on March 16, 1931. Mrs. Hiland is survived by three children, Roy Hiland and Mrs. Nathan Jett of Harrison township, and Mrs. Edward Vidito of Jamestown, one brother, John R. Northcutt of near Jamestown; one sister, Mrs. Martha Graham of Jamestown; 10 grandchildren, and 26 great-grandchildren. Two brothers and five sisters preceded her in death. They were Thomas and Riley Northcutt, Mrs. Hannah Turner, Mrs. Eliza Hiland, Mrs. Harriet Hiland, Miss Dora Northcutt, and Miss Amanda Northcutt.

Funeral services will be held at two o'clock Sunday afternoon at Old Union Church with the Rev. Ora McDaniel officiating. Burial will be in Old Union cemetery. The body will remain at the Bratton Brothers funeral home tonight and will be taken early Saturday afternoon to the home of the son, Roy Hiland, two miles northeast of Old Union where friends may call until time to go to church for the services.

Submitted by: Vernon Threlkeld - 08 Feb 2000
Repository: Lebanon Public Library, Lebanon, Boone County Indiana.


Samuel Johnson Hiland

Note: Following are two obituaries for the above person, published by the same newspaper but one week apart. The first is from a transcription located in the Sullivan Museum, Zionsville, Indiana. The second is directly from a microfilm copy of the newspaper, located in the Lebanon Public Library, the transcription made by this submitter.

[First Obituary]

The Lebanon Pioneer, Lebanon, Indiana
Thursday, Dec. 21, 1893

An old and respected citizen of this community, died at his residence on Sunday last of lagrippe. He was buried at Old Union. Mr. Hiland was 84 years old and had lived in this community quite a number of years. He leaves a wife, several children and a large number of grandchildren to mourn his loss.

[Second Obituary]

Thursday, Dec. 28, 1893

OBITUARY

SAMUEL J. HILAND

Samuel J. Hiland was born September 19, 1809, in Bourbon county, Kentucky. He was married to Sarah Jones in 1835. The month and day of the month in which they were married is not known on account of the destruction of the records by fire. From this union there were ten children born, five boys and five girls, three of which are dead. James died in the service of his country during the recent rebellion; Mary Jane Vest, and Sarah Elizabeth, who died when a small girl. Those living were all present except one, Julia Francis Vidito, who lives in Southeastern Kansas. Father Hiland moved to Boone county, Indiana, April 24, 1855, and has lived in Harrison and Jackson townships ever since. He united with the M. E. church about the year 1870, under the pastorate of Bro. Elder Barnard, and received in full connection with the church under the pastorate of Bro. Larkin Hurt. Sarah, his first companion, was a kind wife and a loving mother. She departed this life January 21, 1878, at the age of sixty one years, three months and four days. He was married a second time December 28, 1879, to Timandra Jane Dale, who was also a kind wife and a loving mother. She survives him. The deceased departed from this life December 17, 1863. [typo; “1893” is correct]

Submitted by: Vernon L. Threlkeld, June 2005
Note:
"Per Hiland family bible record, Samuel and Sarah were married 31 Dec. 1835. That same record agrees with the above birth date for Samuel. A photo of Samuel Hiland and his extended family was published in the “Boone Magazine,” January 1981, page 19"


Winfield Scott Hiland

LEBANON [IN] REPORTER
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 1931, p. 5, col. 3

W. S. HILAND DIES NEAR BRUNSWICK
Rites Wednesday At Old Union Church

Winfield Scott Hiland, age 73 years, a resident of the New Brunswick community in the southern part of Boone county all his life, passed away at his home Monday afternoon at 3:30 o’clock. Death was attributed to uremic poisoning from which he had been ill the last six days.

Mr. Hiland was born near New Brunswick where his death occurred and was the son of Samuel J. and Sarah L. (Jones) Hiland. He was twice married, the first time in 1877 in Boone county to Emma Jane Huffman, and the second marriage was on March 25, 1896, in Boone county to Mary Graham who survives.

Surviving besides the wife are three children, Hobart F. Hiland of near Pittsboro, Opal Louise Hiland and Edgar T. Hiland, both at home; two grandchildren; one brother, J. W. Hiland of Harrison township, and one sister, Mrs. Charles Hedge of Lizton. Two children by the first marriage died in infancy. Three brothers, Denman, George and Hames Hiland, and four sisters, Mrs. Julia Vidito, Mrs. Margaret Kernodle, Mrs. Mary Jane Vest and Miss Elizabeth Hiland, are deceased.

Funeral services will be held at the Old Union Church Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock with the Rev. D. Lee Andrews officiating. Burial will be in the Old Union cemetery.

Notes by submitter: "The brother “Hames” is correctly, “James.” From other records, the given name of the sister of the deceased, “Margaret” Kernodle, is known to be instead, “Amelia Ann.”
Repository: Lebanon Public Library, Lebanon, Indiana
Submitted by: Vernon L. Threlkeld - June 2005


Rilla Hillock

The Lebanon Reporter
Saturday 9 August 1958, page one

RILLA HILLOCK EXPIRES AT 70

Gadsden Resident Claimed By Death

Mrs. Rilla Hillock, a resident of the Gadsden and Whitestown Communities her entire life, died at her home two miles northeast of Gadsden yesterday afternoon. She was 70 years of age at the time of death. The deceased had been in poor health for the past six years and seriously ill for the last three days. A Boone County native, Mrs. Hillock was born September 17, 1887, the daughter of William and Nora (Neese) Adair. On December 17, 1905, she married Claud Hillock in Boone County who survives. Other survivors include two sons, Cleo, of Lebanon and Cecil Hillock of Whitestown. One daughter, Mrs. Charles Smiley of Whitestown survives, as do four grandchildren and one great grandchild. Two brothers, William, of SR 32 east and Gerald, of Edinburg also survive. Two brothers are deceased. Four sisters, Mrs. Raymond Bush, of Lebanon R.R., Mrs. Roscoe Clingler, Whitestown, Mrs. Emil Beck of Ft. Wayne and Mrs. Vergil Cunningham of SR 39 north, survive while one sister is deceased. Services will be held at the Russell & Hitch Funeral Home in Lebanon Monday at 1:30 P.M. with the Rev. John O. Mclntyre assisted by Rev. Smith Officiating Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 p. m. this evening.

Submitted by: Libbe - 21 Mar 1998


James A. Hines

Anderson Herald
Jan. 12, 1916, pg. 4

JAS. A. HINES PASSES AWAY

Anderson Carpenter Succumbs To Lingering Illness
Funeral Thursday

James A. Hines, age 46, carpenter, died at 4:15 p.m. yesterday at his home, 815 West Ninth street, following a lingering illness. Death was due to cancer. The funeral will occur at 2 p.m. Thursday, with services at the residence and burial in Maplewood. He is survived by a widow and four children, Mrs. Burbrink, residing on Fletcher street; Carl Hines, Catherine Hines, and Esther Hines, residing at home. Mr. Hines was born and raised in Boone county. For a number of years he was engaged in farming pursuits in Boone county, and during the later part of his life, spent considerable time in the west. He later located in Anderson and during his residence here was employed as a carpenter.

Submitted by: Kathy Heckman - October 3, 2007


Eb. Hobson

Jamestown Press
Jamestown, Indiana
Friday, 8 February 1901

Eb. Hobson was aged 42 years, eight months and 25 days. The funeral was conducted by Rev. Samuel Smith of Ladoga at the Christian Church Friday forenoon at 10 o'clock and the remains were laid in their last resting place in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery by his wife who preceded him only a week. He leaves a small son - Roy, a daughter - Lola- 11 months old, two sisters, an aged father and mother and many other friends to mourn their loss.

Transcribed by: Janet Isley Price (no relationship to individuals) - October 9, 2007


Nettie Alice (Aagie) Hobson

Jamestown Press
Jamestown, Indiana
1 February 1901

Nettie Alice Aagie HOBSON passed through the gates of death Thursday forenoon at the age of 31 years, 7 months and 27 days. Rev. A. PLUNKET of Crawfordsville preached the funeral at the Christian Church Saturday forenoon and her remains were then laid in their last resting place, in the I.O.O.F. cemetery. She leaves a husband, two small children, four sisters, one brother and other relatives and friends to mourn her departure.

Transcribed by: Janet Isley Price (no relationship to individuals) - October 14, 2007


Orlando P. Hogan

Indianapolis Daily Star
Indianapolis, Indiana
Thursday, June 14, 1923, pg 14, col. 7

NONAGENARIAN DEAD

LEBANON, Ind., June 13 -- Funeral services were held this afternoon for Orlando P. Hogan, 93 years old, who died at his home in this city following an illness lasting over a year.

Mr. Hogan was born in Whitestown in 1830, where he was married. His wife preceded him in death several years ago. Two sons, Calvin Hogan of Indianapolis and Link Hogan of Zionsville survive.

He was a civil war veteran, having been a member of Company F, 58th regiment, Indiana volunteer infantry.

Submitted by: T. Stover - August 2006


Eugene Hollingsworth

Crawfordsville Daily Journal
May 4, 1916

Jamestown -- Effects of the measles claimed the life of Eugene HOLLINGSWORTH Tuesday afternoon. Eugene was five years old and was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Hollingsworth, manager of the poultry house here. Eugene had the measles in January and had never been well and a few days ago he was taken so much worse when his death came. He leaves a mother, father and one sister to mourn his loss.

Submitted by: Karen Zach - August 2006


Russell Leander Houk

The Jamestown Press
Jamestown, Indiana
Friday, 13 August 1909

OBITUARY
Russell LEANDER HOUK

Little Russell Leander HOUK, son of Andy and Pearl Houk, was born in Jamestown, 10 March 1901 and passed away to his heavenly home 10 August 1909. Little Russell only lived in this world for a little over eight years but in that time had endured himself to all who knew him, being so patient and sweet during all the weary days of sickness. He was never known to utter one word of complaint but always expressed himself as wanting to live to be a man.

Baby Russell was sick from the age of 9 months and could never play as other children but enjoyed their sports as far as his strength would permit. He loved to hear the bible read and attended Sunday school when able. He was especially interested in that part of the bible telling of the glories of Heaven, and would ask innumerable questions about the transfer of spirit to his heavenly home.

Darling Russell, we miss you but would not [?c]all you from that sweet home above even if it were in our power, but will try to live a nobler and better life and join you in Heaven, when that summons comes that we all must obey.

Russel's parents returned from New Mexico about two months ago bringing their baby home to die, and made their home at Orian Gossett's south of town. The parents, one little sister, Ruth, grandfather and many other relatives are left to morn[sic] his death.

Funeral services were held at the Christian Church Wednesday afternoon conducted by Rev. Newlin. Burial at the I.O.O.F. cemetery.

Submitted by: Janet ISLEY Price - 6 Dec 1999


Andrew Hudson

Crawfordsville Journal
April 9, 1923

Andrew HUDSON, 63 years old, an old resident of this city died at 11:30 o'clock last night at his home, 612 S. Mill Street. His death was due to a complication of heart troubles. He was born in Boone County and spent a great deal of his youth near New Ross. He was employed at the ice plant here. He is survived by six children, Ernest Hudson, Indianapolis; Mrs. Helen Perkins, Lebanon; Mrs. Hazel McCormack; Mrs. Claude Lemon; Ora Hudson and Kenneth Hudson, all of Crawfordsville; his widow; three sisters, Mrs. Hannah Sandlin; Lebanon; Mrs. Mary Wills, Advance and Mrs. Melvina Nicely of this city and three brothers, Jefferson Hudson, Alamo; Benjamin Hudson, Jamestown and William Hudson of this city; also six step children, most of whom live in this vicinity.

Transcribed by: Karen Zach - November 21, 2006


Mrs. Cantee Hudson

Jamestown Press
Jamestown, [Boone County] Indiana
Friday, 3 August 1900, page 4

Mrs. Cantee HUDSON died at her home, in northwest part of Jackson Township, last Thursday evening of flux. Her age was 76 years. She was the mother of 13 children, nine of whom survive her. The remains were interred at Mt. Zion Friday afternoon.

Submitted by: Janet ISLEY Price - 20 Jun 2001


William Hudson

Crawfordsville Journal-Review
Saturday, April 30, 1932, Jamestown April 28

William HUDSON, a native of Boone County passed away at the home of his sister, Mrs. William Sandlin in Lebanon on Tuesday morning at 2:30 at the age of 89. The deceased was a brother of Ben Hudson, who lives on W. Church St, Jamestown. Mr. Hudson had been ill for the past 3 weeks, his death being caused by complications. He was the son of Candis and Eliza Hudson and was born near Advance. He retired from business in 1928 and for the previous 28 years, he lived in Crawfordsville where he was employed by the Northern Indiana Public Service company. The past 4 years he made his home with his sister at whose home he passed away. He was a son of a family of 9 of which only 3 are living. Another brother, J. F. Hudson lives near Alamo. The funeral services were held in the Memorial Chapel at Crawfordsville Thursday afternoon at two with Rev. Cornelius Airhart officiating. Burial took place in Masonic Cemetery at Crawfordsville.

Submitted by: Karen Zach - 2 Jan 2006


Allie Huffman

[Unknown Newspaper Publication]

Died at the home of her father, Allie Huffman, daughter of W. A. and Rebecca Shirley, Was born April 24, 1876, departed this life June 6, 1897, aged 21 years, 2 months and 12 days. She leaves a husband, little daughter Zora, father, mother, grandmother a host of relatives [and] friends to mourn her loss. She joined the M. P. Church at Milledgeville February 11, 1888 and was baptized and received into full connection in the church by Rev. W. H. Rogers; united in marriage with J. T. Huffman February 11,1894, by Rev. W. H. Fisher. She was taken sick February 4, 1896, and lingered more than 18 months. She was a great sufferer but bore her affliction with Christian patience and fortitude until death released her. She made arrangements for her own funeral and on the day before her death assisted in song and prayer and said she was ready to go. When the end grew nigh, she bade her husband and friends "good bye" and said "Meet me in heaven". Our loss is her gain. She has gone from the church militant to join the church triumphant. Funeral services took place at the Milledgeville M. P. Church, conducted by the writer, after which the remains were laid away to rest on the sunny slope in the beautiful cemetery at Old Union. "Blessed are the dead, which die in the Lord" H. Vice

Submitted by: Dwight Vidito - 12 May 2000


James L. Hunt

Waveland Independent
Oct 6, 1949

The towns people of Waveland were stunned Saturday night Oct 1 as the news went the rounds that James L. Hunt had been killed at the Mellott Speedway race when his car struck a guard rail and turned end over end crushing him beneath it. Hunt had been a resident of Waveland about a year and had been racing this season at the Hot Rod Races in Waveland and other places. He and his brother Robert manager of the Shades were owners of a filling station on Highway 47 at Waveland. He was born Oct 24, 1927 near Lebanon and served in the United States Navy during WWII. He was unmarried. There survive his mother, Mrs. Frances Hunt, four brothers and four sisters. Funeral services were conducted at Scott Funeral home, Lebanon Tuesday morning by the Rev. Paul Paine, pastor of Full Gospel Tabernacle, Lebanon assisted by Rev. E. F. Prevo, pastor of Waveland Methodist Church.

Submitter: Unknown


Marvin Wayne Hunt

Waveland Independent
Dec 30, 1954

Marvin Wayne HUNT, 30, of 417 N. Jamison St, Lebanon died at Robert Long Hospital Tuesday of last week. He had been suffering from heart trouble for the past 3 years. A native of Hendrix[sic] County, he was the son of Earl James and Loretta Frances Caplinger Hunt. On March 23, 1947, he married Myrtle Philbeck. Mr. Hunt was a veteran of WWII serving as a technical sergeant in an armored division for four years. He had worked in the Allison Plant at Indianapolis 8 years. He attended the assembly of God Church in Lebanon. He is survived by a son, David Wayne Hunt and a daughter Janet Marie Hunt, his mother, Mrs. Frances Hunt of Lebanon; 3 brothers, Robert Eugene and Joseph Hunt of Waveland; four sisters, Mrs. Edith French and Miss Marilyn Hunt of Lebanon; Mrs. Lester Dickerson, New Brunswick and Mrs. Helen Huxold of Jamestown. He was preceded in death by his father and a brother James L. Hunt. Funeral services were held from the Gray Mortuary in Lebanon at 2 Tuesday with Rev. John Washler officiating. Burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Lebanon.

Submitted by: Karen Zach - 8 March 2005


Meachum Hurst

JAMESTOWN PRESS
Jamestown, (Boone County), Indiana
Friday, 29 June, 1900, page 3

Meachum HURST, who lived with his son, east of Ladoga, died Thursday night. He was 69 years old. His wife and two brothers preceded him in death this last year.

Submitted by: Janet ISLEY Price - 20 Jun 2001
Note:
"I am posting obituary for others. I am not related to the subject. No other information was given. This was an edited text."

(Obituary #2)

Weekly Argus News
6-30-1900
Crawfordsville, [IN]

"Swung Into Eternity" -- a Clark Twp. Citizen Suicides by Hanging

Meachum Hurst [sic], a well known citized [sic] of Clark township, committed suicide by hanging Thursday, June 21, at the home of his son, less than a mi. E. of Ladoga. he had been subject to spells of mental disorder at intervals, and it was during one of these periods of derangement that the rash deed was committed. Along about 2 o'clock Mr. Hurst went to the barn and having adjusted a rope to a beam he swung off a ladder. He had been dead probably an hour when the discovery was made. The deceased was 69 years of age and was a widower. Since the death of his wife last December, he had made his home with his son. Two brothers have died within the pat year and these, together with the demise of his wife worked upon his mind. Dr. Keegan held the inquest and rendered a verdict of death by strangulation, in accordance with the facts as above stated.

Submitted by: Karen Zach -  May 2005

(Obituary #3)

Crawfordsville Daily Journal
June 22, 1900

Hanged Himself -- Meachan Hurt, of near Ladoga, puts an end to his career

Made melancholly [sic] by numerous deaths in his family, Meachan Hurt on last Thursday committed suicide at his home 1/2 mi E. of Ladoga. About half past two o'clock his son had occasion to enter the barn and on opening the door was horrified to find the body of his father hanging from a beam. The body was still warm but life had fled. Dr. Keegan was called from Crawfordsville to hold a coroner's inquest and returned a verdict of suicide. Mr. Hurt was 69 years of age and of late had been the victim of a deep melancholly [sic]. Last December his wife was fatally burned and two of his brothers died within the year. These misfortunes rested heavily upon him and no doubt unbalanced his mind. He was a man well respected in the community.

Submitted by: Karen Zach - May 2005


Fay H. Hurt

Crawfordsville Journal-Review
Monday, Aug 25, 1975

Fay H. Hurt, 58, of 1109 W. Main St, died at 5:30 p.m. Sat in Culver Hosp after an extended illness. He had been a salesman of the Thermoid Div. of HK Quarter Co at Bellefontaine, Oh. Mr. Hurt served as a captain in the AF in WWII. He attended Officer Candidate School at Miami of Oh and officer Command Staff School at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan. He was graduated from Crawfordsville HS in 1934 and attended in Business College. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church and the Amer. Legion. Born Oct 23, 1916 at Jamestown he was a son of Russell Fay and Bessie Huffman Hurt. He was marr. to Mildred Hollingsworth on May 29, 1941 at Indianapolis. She survives. Also surviving are two sons, Randall J and Bradford; a sister, Mrs. Evelyn Grimes Sclotterbeck ; four grandchildren and a niece. Serv. will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Hunt & Son Funeral Home with the Rev. Frank Little officiating. Bur will be in Toronto Cem. near Dana. Friends may call at the funeral home.

Submitted by: Karen Zach - May 2005


John Henry Hurt

Crawfordsville Journal (daily)
11-27-1917, pg 5

Jamestown, Nov. 27 -- John Henry Hurt died at his home, one and a half miles W. of here Sun. morning at 11 o'clock from cancer of the stomach. He was born in Va. March 15, 1855. He was married to Ella Roberts, Feb. 2, 1888 and to this union 5 children were born. They with the widow, survive. The children are: Guy, Roy and Fay of near Jamestown; Mrs. Gilbert Harris of Jolietville and Dorothy at home. Mr. Hurt was a member of the K. of P. and Red Men lodges at Jamestown. The funeral services were held this morning at 10 o'clock at the residence, Rev. W. K. Ingalls, pastor of the Jamestown ME Church, officiating. Burial was made in Odd Fellows' cemetery at Jamestown.

Submitted by: Karen Zach - May 2005


Rev. Larkin Hurt

Jamestown Press
Jamestown, Indiana
Friday, 14 June 1901, page 3

[Article reprinted in the Lebanon Reporter]

Rev. Larkin HURT, one of the pioneer Methodist ministers of Indiana, died at his home in Lebanon Tuesday afternoon. He had not been in good health for fifteen years and for the past six months confined to his bed. A few days ago his throat was affected by a stroke of paralysis and being unable to swallow, death followed.

He was born in Virginia in 1829 and was married to Margaret SANDLIN in 1850. He was one of the founders of the Masonic Lodge at Jamestown. Children surviving him are Mrs. G. O. ROBERTS, of Jamestown; Mrs. S. T. SUMPTER, of Max; Mrs. C. W. HURT, of Noblesville; James D. HURT, of Max; Meekin HURT, of Lebanon, and L. D. HURT, of Cairo, ILL.

Transcribed by: Janet Isley Price (no relationship to individuals) - October 14, 2007


Luetta Hurt

Crawfordsville Journal Review
Dec. 1, 1948

Mrs. Luetta Hurt, 80, a lifelong resident of this community (Jamestown) died at 4:07 o'clock Wednesday morning at Culver hospital in Crawfordsville. She had been critically ill since fracturing her hip in a fall at her farm home, W. of Jamestown, 3 weeks ago. Born July 30, 1868, near Jamestown, Mrs. Hurt was the d/o William and Margaret Henry Roberts. She marr. John Henry Hurt in Feb, 1888. She was a member of the Jamestown Methodist church. The husband d. several years ago. Surviving are two sons, Fay Hurt of Crawfordsville and Guy Hurt, of near Jamestown; two daughters, Mrs. Dora Harris of Chicago and Mrs. Dorothy Edrington of near Jamestown; twin sisters, Mrs. Rosa Dayton and miss Rhoda Roberts, both of Jamestown; 7 grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Besides the husband, a son, Roy Hurt, preceded her in death. Fun. services will be held at 2 o'clock Fri. aft. at the C. Rushton Smith Fun. home in Jamestown with bur. at the Jamestown IOOF cem. Rev. AL Vermillion officiating.

Submitted by: Karen Zach - May 2005


Nancy J. Immel

Jamestown Press
Jamestown, Indiana
20 December 1900

Nancy J. IMMEL, after a short illness of one week, passed through the portals of death into eternal happiness early Monday morning and her remains were laid to rest Friday afternoon at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery. Mrs. IMMEL was 71 years and four days old. She leaves a husband, seven children and many other dear relatives to mourn her. This is the first death in the large family. The funeral was preached at the M. E. Church at 2 o'clock by Byron ADKINS.

Transcribed by: Janet Isley Price (no relation to individuals) - October 14, 2007


Earl Dooley Irwin

Tri-County News
June 13, 1957

Earl Dooley IRWIN, 76, died Tuesday, June 4 of a heart ailment. His home was in Greenwood, California. He was the son of Robert S. and Mary Dooley Irwin and a native of Boone County. He formerly lived in Indianapolis. He retired in 1944 and moved to California. His wife preceded him in death. Surviving are four sons: Norman of Indianapolis; Nolan, Lyman and Earl, Jr. all of Greenwood, California; 3 sisters: Mrs. Laura Rinehart of Waveland; Martha Irwin and Dulcena Dye of Lebanon. Funeral services were conducted Saturday June 8 in Aburn[sic], California with burial in Aburn[sic] Cemetery.

Submitted by: Karen Zach - 8 March 2005


Emsley Jackson

The Lebanon Reporter
6 Jun 1895

Emsley Jackson Dead

Emsley Jackson, a prominent Jackson township farmer living near Ward, died Saturday evening, of stomach trouble. He was about sixty five years old, a native of Putnam county, but has spent most of his life in Boone. The funeral services were conducted, from the residence Monday forenoon, and the remains interred at Old Union. The widow and several children survive Mr. Jackson.

Transcribed & Submitted by: Camille Evans - 1/12/2007


George W. Jackson

Jamestown Press
Jamestown, Boone County, Indiana
March 17, 1932

George Jackson Funeral Tuesday

Geo W. Jackson funeral Tuesday... Advance Masons in charge of services

George W. Jackson, age 70 years, a resident of Boone county all his life, succumbed to an illness of several months duration at his home in Jackson township Saturday night at eight o'clock. Death was attributed to a complication of diseases.

Mr. Jackson is survived by his wife and two children, Harley Jackson of Columbus, Nebraska, and Blanche Darnell of Indianapolis: three grandchildren: one brother, Joseph Jackson, and two sisters, Mrs. Jane Kibbey and Mrs. Emma Patterson, all of Lebanon.

Funeral services were held Tuesday morning at eleven o'clock at the residence with the Advance Masonic Lodge, of which he was a member, giving its ritualistic service. The Rev. Lealand Plew of Thorntown, assisted. Burial was made in Old Union Cemetery.

Submitted by: Camille Evans - January 2, 2007


William E. Jackson

The Lebanon Reporter
July 11, 1963, page 10

W. E. Jackson Claimed At 83

William E. Jackson, 83, a life resident of Boone County and a farmer most of his life, died Wednesday afternoon in the home of a daughter, Mrs. Frank Martin, RR 4 Lebanon. He had been in failing health the past year and seriously ill three weeks.

Born Dec. 18, 1879 Mr. Jackson was the son of William Emsley Jackson and Mary Ann Owens Jackson. He married Mollie Smith in 1903 at Lebanon. The wife died in 1956. Mr. Jackson was a former member of the United Brethren Church at Max. He had lived on the present farm the past 15 years.

Surviving, besides the daughter at whose home he died are four other daughters, Mrs. Cleo Baumgartner, RR 1 Jamestown, Mrs. Carl Smith of Lafayette, Mrs. Otis Kelsey, RR 2 Jamestown, and Ona Jackson, at home; 10 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, a brother, Luke Jackson of near Lebanon, and a sister, Mrs. Nellie Fine of Thorntown.

In addition to the wife, he was preceded in death by one son, three brothers, and two sisters.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Russell & Hitch Funeral Home at Lebanon. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery here. The Rev. Raymond Duff will be the officiating minister. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 p.m. Thursday.

Submitted by: Camille Evans - April 1, 2007


Worner Frank Jackson

The Lebanon Reporter
December 15, 1948, page 1

W.F. Jackson Dies At Home
Had Been Seriously Ill Past Six Months

Worner Frank Jackson, 55, years old, Boone County farmer and life resident, died this morning at his home one-half mile north of Milledgeville. He had been serious ill six months.

Mr. Jackson was born March 18, 1883, the son of Emsley and Mary Ann (Owens) Jackson. His first wife and a daughter preceded him in death and he was married February 1, 1913, to Harriette Golda Burgin who survives. Most of his life was spent around Max and Advance until two years ago when the family moved to the farm near Milledgeville. He was member of the United Brethren Church and Modern Woodmen at Max.

Survivors, besides the widow, are two daughters, Mrs. Octova Stewart, Advance, and Mrs. Gladys Funkhouser, Jamestown; two brothers, Luke of near Milledgeville and William Jackson of near Dover; one half-brother, Joe Jackson of near Old Union; three sisters, Mrs. Jane Wynkoop, Mrs. Stella Evans, and Mrs. Mary Fine, all of near Max, and two grandchildren. One brother and three half-brothers are deceased.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Friday at the Russell & Hitch Funeral Home with the Rev. Wilbur Sharpe officiating. Burial will be in Old Union cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 o'clock tonight.

Submitted by: Camille Evans - February 24, 2007


Albert Newton Johnson

The Lebanon Reporter
Lebanon, Indiana
May 25, 1942

Albert N. Johnson Rites Held Today
Retired Farmer Dies at Age of 91

Complications resulting from a fall which he suffered two weeks ago, resulted in the death of Albert N. Johnson, 91 years old, prominent Boone retired farmer, who passed away at his home, 704 East Main Street, at 5 o'clock Saturday evening. Last rites were held this afternoon at the Lawler funeral home, the Rev. C. A. Metz, officiating. Burial was in Mt. Tabor cemetery at Fayette. Mr. Johnson was born in Boone County and was the eldest of 13 children born to Patrick and Hannah (Clements) Johnson, natives of Kentucky. He was married March 15, 1877, in this County to Christina Stoker, who passed away May 15, 1928. Mr. Johnson spent all of his life in Boone and Hendricks counties and had resided in Lebanon for the last 26 years. He was a member of the Lebanon First Baptist Church. Survivors are five children, Herschel H. and Harry R. Johnson, who resided with their father; Brack E. Johnson also of Lebanon, Mrs. Ruth M. Schenck of Pittsboro, and Mrs. Flossie H. Seeright of Indianapolis; two brothers, William P. Johnson of Fayette and Herbert N. Johnson of near Brownsburg; three sisters, Mrs. Nancy Burke of Houston, Texas, Mrs. Caroline N. Cassidy of Caney, Kansas and Mrs. Florence Davis of near Indianapolis; eight grandchildren and one great grandson. A son, Roy Johnson, three daughters, Mrs. Flotella Chadd, Mrs. Louella Moore and Mrs. Nellie Johnson, six brothers, and one sister, and a granddaughter preceded him in death.

Repository: Lebanon Public Library, Lebanon, Indiana
Submitted by: Sandy (Johnson) Isenhour - April 2005


Amanda Jane (Abston) Johnson

The Lebanon Reporter
Lebanon, Indiana
January 20, 1932

Amanda Johnson Called By Death
Funeral set for Monday Afternoon

Following an extended illness, Mrs. Amanda Johnson, 60 years old, died at her home, seven miles northeast of Lebanon in Clinton township, at 1:20 o'clock last night. Death was attributed to carcinoma. She had been bedfast since last June. Mrs. Johnson was born in Boone County and spent all of her life in Boone and Hendricks counties. She was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Abston, both of whom preceded her in death. She was married on August 11, 1899, in this County to Herbert M. Johnson, who survives. Also surviving are five children, Buford J. Johnson, George H. Johnson and Doris Johnson, all at home; Mrs. Corenne Reagan, of near Mechanicsburg, and Mrs. Agnes Lanham, of Maple City, Michigan; four brothers, Albert Abston, James Abston and John Abston, all of Boone County, and Samuel Abston of Coffeeville, Kansas. One son, Samuel Johnson, and three sisters of Mrs. Johnson preceded her in death. She was a member of the New Mt. Tabor church at Fayette. Funeral services will be held at Brown's Wonder church Monday afternoon at one o'clock, the Rev. W. P. Kibby officiating. Burial will be in the old Mt. Tabor cemetery at Fayette.

Repository: Lebanon Public Library, Lebanon, Indiana
Submitted by: Sandy (Johnson) Isenhour - April 2005


Christena (Stoker) Johnson

The Lebanon Reporter
Lebanon, Indiana
May 25, 1942

Expires After an Illness of Year
Mrs. A. M. Johnson's Funeral Thursday

Mrs. Christena Stoker Johnson, a life long resident of Boone and Hendricks counties, died at 8:15 o'clock Tuesday night at the family residence, 704 East Main street this city. She underwent a surgical operation about a year ago and never recovered from the effects. Three weeks ago she fell and suffered a severe injury to her hip. Since that time she gradually grew weaker until death came to relieve her suffering. Mrs. Johnson was born in Hendricks County seventy-one years ago. She was married March 15, 1877 to Albert N. Johnson who survives. The children living are Herschel Johnson of Lebanon, Flotella Chadd of Danville, Harry R. Johnson of Lebanon, Brack Johnson of near Lebanon, Ruth M. Schenck of near Lebanon, Flossie H. Seeright of Indianapolis and Luella Moore of Pendleton. Two children are deceased. One brother, James Stoker of near Lebanon, is living. There are seven grandchildren living, one in Washington, Sylvester Smith, who she reared. She was a member of the First Baptist church of Lebanon. The funeral will be conducted at the Baptist church at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, the Rev. A. E. Cowley officiating. Interment will be in the old Mount Tabor cemetery at Fayette.

Note by Sandy Isenhour 06-26-1999: "Mrs. A. M. Johnson should be Mrs. A. N. Johnson."
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Edna Johnson

Lebanon Daily Reporter
Tuesday July 9, 1912

HER DEMISE WAS DUE TO APOPLEXY
Mrs. Edna Johnson Expired Yesterday Afternoon.
WAS STRICKEN SATURDAY

Found Unconscious at Her Home on Powell Street--Deceased Was 70 Years Old--The Funeral.

Mrs. Edna A. Johnson expired at 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon at her home on Powell street as the result of apoplexy, with which she was stricken Saturday morning, at seven o'clock when she was found unconscious. Mrs. Johnson was 70 years, 6 months and 14 days old, having been born in Hendricks county, Ind., Dec. 24, 1841. She has been a resident of Boone County for the past sixty years. She was three times married, the first time to George Baldwin, who died in January, 1862: the second time in 1862 to Sanford Hinton, who died March 25, 1899, and the third time in 1900 to Ruell Johnson, who died in 1906. the children living are John T. Baldwin, of this county, Jas. Baldwin, of Brown County: Oliver P. Hinton, of this city. She also leaves one sister, Mrs. Susanna Smith of this county, two half-sisters, Mrs. Mary Dickerson, of Montgomery county, and Mrs. Josephine Moore, of Kentucky, and three half-brothers. James, Benjamin and Cagia Gowins, of Kentucky. She was a member of the Apostolic Faith church. The funeral will be held at Mt. Union at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, the Rev. William Cox officiating, assisted by the Rev. James Shirley. Burial will be in Mt. Union cemetery.

Submitted by: N.J. Skinner White - 24 Oct 1999


George Johnson

The Lebanon Pioneer
Lebanon, Indiana
May 08, 1869

O B I T U A R Y
Died- At his residence near Lebanon, on last Monday, the 3d inst., George H. Johnson, Sr., in the seventy-seventh year of his age. "Uncle George" was one of the pioneers of Boone County, having settled near Jamestown nearly forty years ago, when the whole of this country was an almost interminable wilderness. He carried the chain for the surveyors, who marked out the present dirt road between Jamestown and Lebanon by "blazing" the trees along the way - traversing a region which had not hitherto known the presence of a Caucasian. At that time there was not a house or other sign of human habitation between this place and the southern boundary of Boone County, and one solitary log cabin but was all that could be seen of Lebanon. The ground where the Court House now stands was then a primeval forest that echoed to the nocturnal din of wolves and owls. The announcement of Mr. Johnson's death will occasion sincere grief among a large circle of friends and relatives by whom he was affectionately regarded.

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George H. Johnson

The Lebanon Reporter
Lebanon, Indiana
March 24, 1931

Geo H. Johnson Dies at 86 Years
Rites Wednesday at Cynthiana Church

George H. Johnson, a resident of Boone County all his life and of a farm in Harrison township since 1868, passed away Monday at the age of 86 years. He had been ill for the past nine weeks, death being attributed to a complication of diseases. Mr. Johnson was born in this County and was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Johnson. He was twice married, the first marriage being to Nancy J. Martin, who passed away June 19, 1907. The second marriage took place September 23, 1908, to Olive M. Staley, who survives. Mr. Johnson was a member of the Baptist church at Cynthiana. Surviving, besides the wife, are five brothers, John C. Johnson and William R. Johnson both of Brownsburg, Martin L. Johnson of Pittsboro, Albert N. Johnson and Herbert M. Johnson both of Lebanon, and three sisters, Mrs. Nancy Burk of Arkansas, Mrs. Caroline Cassidy of Oklahoma and Mrs. Florence Davis of Indianapolis. Two children by the first marriage, Willie Johnson and Mrs. Carrie E. Sutphin, preceded him in death. The son died at the age of six years and Mrs. Sutphin succumbed December 18, 1930. Funeral services will be held at the Cynthiana church Wednesday afternoon at two o'clock with the Rev. Ernest Essex and the Rev. E. A. Williams officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Union cemetery.

Note by Sandy Isenhour 03-21-2003: "Brother listed as William R. Johnson but should be William P. Johnson."
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Hannah (Clements) Johnson

The Lebanon Pioneer
Lebanon, Indiana
September 06, 1906

Wife of Patrick Johnson died Sunday at her home in Fayette, after an illness of ten days following a stroke. Funeral services at the Baptist church in Fayette. Burial occurred at the Johnson Cemetery. She was born in Montgomery County, Kentucky. Oct 01, 1826, being aged 70 years, 11 months and 1 day. When only three years of age, she left Kentucky with her parents and came to Putnam County, Indiana. In 1835 she came to this County and resided here until 1865, when she went to Hendricks County. This year she moved back to Boone County. Her marriage to Patrick Johnson, who survives her, occurred in this County, Sept. 15, 1842. She leaves the following children: George H., James Franklin, John C., Albert N., Martin L., Mrs. Nancy Burks, Mrs. Martha Caroline Cassity, William P., Wilson T., Patrick Willard, Hannah Florence Davis and Hubert M. Johnson. One daughter, Mary Johnson is deceased. There also survives her two brothers, Hugh C. and Samuel W. Clements, and two sisters, Elizabeth Turner and Mary A. Garner. Her sons served as pall bearers. Member of the Mt. Tabor Baptist church, having joined that denomination when only 14 years of age.

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Herbert Mason Johnson

The Lebanon Reporter
Lebanon, Indiana
November 01, 1957

H. M. Johnson
Rites Sunday
Retired Farmer Lived in Lebanon

Herbert Mason Johnson, 86, 510 Esplande street, died at 3:50 p.m. yesterday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Glen Reagan, Route 5. He had been seriously ill for one month. Born May 23, 1871, in Hendricks County, he was the son of Patrick and Hannah (Clements) Johnson. He was married in August, 1897, to Amanda Jane Abston, who died in January, 1932. Mr. Johnson had lived most of his life in Boone and Hendricks counties. He was married in August 1897, to Amanda Jane Abston, who died in January, 1932. Mr. Johnson had lived most of his life in Boone and Hendricks counties. He was a farmer but retired 20 years ago. He was a member of the Mt. Tabor Baptist church at Fayette, but recently had attended the Browns Wonder Congregational Christian church near Lebanon. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Reagan, Route 5, and Mrs. Ralph Bailey, of Lebanon: a step daughter, Mrs. John Lanham, of Maple City, Mich.; four sons, George Johnson, Route 3, Buford, Route 5, Albert W., Detroit, Mich., and Martin P., of Lockridge, Ia.; a sister; Mrs. Florence Davis of Indianapolis; 15 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Three sons, eight brothers and three sisters are deceased. Funeral services will be held at the Russell and Hitch funeral home Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Elder W. E. Essex will officiate. Burial will be in Mt. Tabor cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 o'clock tonight.

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James Franklin Johnson

The Lebanon Reporter
Lebanon, Indiana
March 01, 1920

J. F. Johnson Met Death in Accident
A Former Resident of Boone County Killed Near Columbus
Tree Fell On Him
Lived Three Hours After Receiving Injuries - Funeral To Be Held Tuesday

Word has been received here of the death by accident last Friday near Columbus, Bartholomew County, of James F. Johnson, a former resident of Boone County. Mr. Johnson was felling a tree on his farm. The tree lodged against another and in dislodging it Mr. Johnson was caught beneath it when it fell and received injuries from which he died three hours afterward. Mr. Johnson was 72 years of age. He lived most of his life in Boone County in the immediate vicinity of Lebanon, moving seven years ago to Bartholomew County. He is survived by his wife and seven children as follows: John W. and Henry of South Dakota; Isaac N. of North Dakota; Walter of Iowa; Omer of Indianapolis; Jesse, at home; Lillie of Fayette County, Ind. The brothers and sisters living are: George H., of Boone County; John C., of Hendricks County; Albert N. of Lebanon; Martin L. of Hendricks County; William T. of Hendricks County; Herbert M. of Boone County; Nancy L. Burks of Champaign, Ill.; Martha C. Cassidy of Oklahoma; Hannah Florence of Indianapolis. He was a member of the Baptist church at Cynthiana. The funeral will be held from the Corinth church in Hendricks County, Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock and burial will be in the family cemetery in Hendricks County.

Note: by Sandy Isenhour 01-20-2001: "Brother's name is William P. instead of William T."
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John Clemen Johnson

The Lebanon Reporter
Lebanon, Indiana
December 28, 1938

John C. Johnson Dies Early Today
Services Friday at Fayette Church

John C. Johnson, age 89 years, a native of Boone County, passed away this morning at five o'clock at his home near Corinth church in Hendricks County. He had been ill four days and his death was attributed to a complication of ailments. Mr. Johnson was born in Boone County, a son of Patrick and Hannah (Clements) Johnson and his entire life was spent on farms in Boone and Hendricks counties. He had lived on the farm where his death occurred for the last twenty-eight years. He was a member of the New Mt. Tabor church at Fayette. He was married March 26, 1874 to Martha Elizabeth Bray, who passed away October 8, 1920. Survivors are two children: Mrs. Estella Wiley and Mrs. Ethel Gilbert, both southwest of Fayette in Hendricks County; four brothers, Albert N. Johnson of Lebanon, Martin L. Johnson of Pittsboro, William P. Johnson of Brownsburg and Herbert M. Johnson of Thorntown; three sisters, Mrs. Nancy E. Burke of Houston, Texas, Mrs. Caroline Cassity of Oklahoma and Mrs. Florence Davis of Indianapolis, and a grand-daughter, Maurine Gilbert. Funeral services will be held at New Mt. Tabor Baptist church at Fayette Friday afternoon at one o'clock and burial will be in the Mt. Tabor cemetery.

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Laura Etta (Faulkner) Johnson

The Lebanon Pioneer
Lebanon, Indiana, November 17, 1904

Johnson, Mrs. Laura Etta

Wife of Wilson Thompson Johnson, died at her home in Perry township, Nov. 12, 1904 after an illness of three months. She was a native of Boone County and was 37 years and ten months old. The children surviving are Grace Alice, Maude, Pleasant Monroe, Ermine Hovey, Hobart McKinley and Ruby Estelle. Two brothers John A. and Joseph M. Faulkner, also survive. Mrs. Johnson was a member of the Mount Tabor Baptist church at Fayette, from which the funeral was conducted. Burial at Mt. Tabor.

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Lenora Catherine (Schenck) Johnson

The Brownsburg Record
Brownsburg, Indiana, July 30, 1926

Mrs. M. L. Johnson Died at Pittsboro

Lenora Catherine, daughter of Isaac H. and Nancy J. Schenck, was born October 7, 1859, on the old home place in the North part of Hendricks County, departed this life in Pittsboro, Indiana, July 25th at 1:30 A.M. at the age of 66 years, 9 mos and 18 days. She was united in marriage to M. L. Johnson, August 31, 1876. To this union were born seven daughters, Mrs. Arthur Garner, Mrs. Porter Weaver, Mrs. Virgil Johnson and Mrs. Howard Hubble of Pittsboro, Mrs. Mell Stonebraker of Brownsburg, Mrs. Ben Coleman of Indianapolis and Emma May, dying in infancy. She raised one nephew, Hugh Smith, now living in Illinois who shared the home as a son. She united with the Baptist church at old Mt. Tabor in the winter of 1876 afterward moving her membership to the church at Pittsboro. She lived a devoted life to the cause of Christianity all the many years, always attending the church service until the last few days when her health sometimes prevented. She leaves to mourn her sudden passing out a devoted husband, six daughters, sixteen grandchildren, five brothers and a host of other relatives and friends. She was always jolly and had a pleasant smile and a kind word for her family and friends and especially her neighbors. During the past few years her health failed her but her kind husband and devoted daughters were always ready to assist her in her afflictions, were always trying to make her last days as pleasant and easy as possible. She expressed a desire to pass away suddenly which desire was granted and proved she was not afraid of the great monster death, so while we sorrow and feel that our loss is great, we sorrow not as others having no hope, feeling assured she had gone to meet her loved ones and her Redeemer in a land of perpetual day. She is freed from the sorrow and struggles of this life to which the children of men became heir by reason of sin. She has put off the mortal garments, laid them aside to await the resurrection morn, where she will take them up again and join the angelic host to bask in the sunlight of God's redeeming love evermore. So goodbye. Farewell. Till we meet again in the Paradise of God. The funeral was held at the late home Tuesday afternoon at 2 P.M. conducted by Rev. E. A. Williams. Burial at Greenlawn cemetery, Brownsburg.

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Lucinda (Keeney) Johnson

The Lebanon Pioneer
Lebanon, Indiana, November 11, 1897

Mrs. Johnson, wife of Herb Johnson, died at her home on Friday of last week, and the remains were laid to rest at Mt. Tabor on Saturday. The funeral was preached by Rev. Benson. She was a loving wife and a fond mother and the bereaved family has the heartfelt sympathy of their many friends in their sad affliction.

Note by S. Isenour 10/11/2001: "Paper states that Lucinda was buried at Mt. Tabor. Her grave is at the Patrick Johnson cemetery south of Fayette, Indiana on St. Rd. 267."
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Martha Elizabeth (Bray) Johnson

The Brownsburg Record
Brownsburg, Indiana
October 15, 1920

Mrs. Johnson Dead

Mrs. John Johnson, nee Martha Elizabeth Bray, passed away at her home north of town, Friday, October 8th, 1920, aged 68 years 10 months and 16 days. The funeral services were conducted by Elder R. A. Fuson at the Mt. Tabor Baptist Church, Fayette, Sunday morning, October 10th, during which the following obituary was read. Martha Elizabeth Bray, was born in Hendricks County, Indiana, Nov. 24, 1852. She was the daughter of Alfred and Margaret Bray. She was united in marriage to John Johnson, March 16, 1874. To this union was born seven children, four of which have gone to the glory world. Three are living, Stella Wiley, Mertje Frazee and Ethel Johnson. She was united with the Regular Baptist Church at Mt. Tabor in 1877, and membership she retained unto death.

Transcriber Note 6/26/1999: Per obituary, their marriage date is March 16, 1814, per the Hendricks County Marriages vital records and John C. Johnson newspaper obituary the date is March 26, 1874.
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Margaret G. (Abston) Johnson


The Lebanon Pioneer
Lebanon, Indiana, March 24, 1892 – Fayette News

Mrs. William Johnson departed this life last Saturday, after an illness of several days. She leaves a husband and six small children, to mourn her loss, with hosts of friends. Her remains were interred in Mt. Tabor County, Sunday afternoon.

Note by Sandy Isenhour: "Graveyard is Mt. Tabor Cemetery in Boone County, Indiana."
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Martin Luther Johnson

The Brownsburg Record
Brownsburg, Indiana, April 07, 1939

Martin L. Johnson, aged 85 years, of Pittsboro, who has been in ill health for some time, passed away Saturday, April 1st at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Della Garner. He was the son of the late Patrick and Hannah Johnson and was one of a family of thirteen children. In 1876 he was married to Lenora Katherine Schenck and to this union were born seven children. The wife and two daughters, Otie Weaver and Emma Mae Johnson having preceded him in death. He is survived by five daughters, Mrs. Garner, Ella Stonebraker of Brownsburg, Pearl Coleman of Indianapolis, Mary Johnson of Cloverdale and Fern Hubble of Pittsboro. Three brothers also survive and three sisters, fifteen grandchildren and two grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted by E. A. Williams and the funeral was directed by O. E. McConnaha at the Baptist Church at Pittsboro, Monday afternoon. Burial was made at Greenlawn Cemetery Brownsburg.

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Nancy Bell (Beckner) Pounds Johnson

The Brownsburg Record
Brownsburg, Indiana, February 18, 1921

Mrs. Wm. P. Johnson died at her home, 4 1/2 miles north of town, Monday, February 7th after an extended illness. The funeral services were conducted by Elder R. A. Fuson at the home after which the remains were laid to rest in the Johnson Cemetery. The following obituary was read during the service.
 
Nannie B. Johnson, daughter of Rufus and Charlotte Beckner, was born in Virginia, April 18, 1869, departing this life Feb 7, 1921, aged 51 years, 9 months, and 19 days. She professed her hope in Christ in girlhood. She was the mother of eleven children of which seven are living, David H. Pounds of York, N. Dak., Walter U. Pounds of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, Frank and Everett Johnson of Elliotsville, Iowa, Otis P., Wm. Jr., and Rush L. Johnson of Hendricks County, Indiana. She also leaves two stepsons, Oscar and Roy Johnson and Mrs. Alva Smith, eight grandchildren, nine step grandchildren, and her husband, Wm. P. Johnson.

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Nancy Jane (Martin) Johnson

The Lebanon Patriot
Lebanon, Indiana, June 20, 1907

Nancy Jane Johnson

Nancy Jane Johnson, born in Shelby County, Kentucky, December 10,1848, died at half-past two o'clock on yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon at her residence in Harrison township, aged 48 years, 6 months and 9 days, after an illness of a year's duration. On October 22, 1867, she was married in this County to George H. Johnson. She leaves one daughter, Mrs. Carrie Elizabeth Sutphin, and one brother, Henry A. Martin. She was a member of the Baptist church at Cynthian. The funeral will be held at Mt. Union church at 2 o'clock tomorrow (Friday) afternoon, Rev. E. A. Williams officiating. The interment will be at Mt. Union cemetery.

Note by Sandy Isenhour 11/30/2002: "Newspaper printing error - This obituary states Nancy was 48 years, 6 months and 9 days. Using the year 1848, she would have been 58 years old instead of 48. Zionsville Times obituary dated 06-27-1907 states she was 58 years old."
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Olive (Dickerson) Harbison Johnson

The Brownsburg Record
Brownsburg, Indiana, February 09, 1950

Ollie Johnson

Mrs. Ollie Johnson, widow of the late Willis Johnson, passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ray Stephenson Sunday night. She had made her home in Kansas and Texas for the past several years. Other children beside Mrs. Stephenson who survive are Roy and Norris Harbison, Mrs. Goldie Saiter of Houston, Texas, Mrs. Fay Slaughter of Texas City, Texas, Mrs. Reba Rendall of San Angelo, Texas and a brother, Otis Dickerson of Dearing, Kansas. Services were held on Wednesday at the Gregory Chapel, the Rev. J. I. Shockley officiating. Burial in Danville cemetery.

Note by Sandy Isenhour 12/20/2002: "Husband's given name is Wilson Johnson. Daughter's name is Reba Kendall."
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Patrick Johnson

The Lebanon Pioneer
Lebanon, Indiana, November 25, 1907

Pioneer Dead
Patrick Johnson Dead Near Pittsboro

A Pittsboro special says: "Patrick Johnson, a pioneer of the County and a native of Warren County, Kentucky, is dead at his home in Brown township, Hendricks County. He was almost ninety years old. He was the father of thirteen children, twelve living; nine sons and three daughters. At the time of the Harrison campaign, Mr. Johnson and his sons, all of them previously voting Democratic tickets, changed their political faith to that of Republican, and Mr. Johnson made speeches for Mr. Harrison during that campaign.

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Willard Patrick Johnson

The Lebanon Reporter
Lebanon, Indiana, November 22, 1917

Willard P. Johnson, son of Patrick and Hannah Johnson, was born near Jamestown, March 25, 1865, and died of cancer of the stomach at the Runnel's Sanitarium, in Indianapolis, Nov. 19, 1917, aged 52 years, 7 months and 25 days. He was united in marriage on Thanksgiving Day, Nov 25, 1886, to Miss Martha Duzan. This union was blessed with three children - Everett, who died June 26, 1889; Forrest, who survives, and Maurice, who died Jan 31, 1906. He also leaves three little grandsons and a little granddaughter. His parents are deceased, also a brother, Wilson, died Nov. 23, 1914. A deceased sister, Mary A. Johnson. The surviving brothers and sisters are: George, Albert and Herbert, of this County; James, of Bartholomew County; Martin, William and John C., of Hendricks County; Mrs. Nancy Burks, Champaign, Ill.; Mrs. Caroline Cassity, Oklahoma; Mrs. Florence Davis, of Shelby County. Mr. Johnson lived most of his life in the vicinity of Fayette and his friends knew him to be an honest industrious, upright man. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, November 21, at Corinth church by Rev. Crider and interment, at the Johnson cemetery.

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William Perry Johnson

The Lebanon Reporter
Lebanon, Indiana, January 29, 1948

Wm. P. Johnson Rites Saturday - Retired Boone Farmer Dies at Brownsburg

William P. Johnson father of Oscar A. and Roy H. Johnson of Lebanon, passed away Wednesday morning at his home, 442 East Main street, Brownsburg. Funeral services will be held at the Fayette Baptist Church Saturday morning at 10:30 o'clock with burial in Johnson cemetery. Friends may call at the Jones and Matthews Mortuary in Brownsburg. Mr. Johnson, who was 88 years of age, was a retired farmer. Born in Boone County, he was a son of Patrick and Hannah (Clemons) Johnson. He farmed near Lebanon many years. Moving to Brownsburg when he retired. Other survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Alvin Smith and five other sons. William P. Johnson of Brownsburg, Frank, Otis, Rush and Everett Johnson, all of Iowa.

Note by Sandy Isenhour 3/21/2003: "Mother's name was Hannah (Clements) Johnson. Daughter's name is Mrs. Alva Smith."
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Wilson Thompson Johnson

The Lebanon Pioneer
Lebanon, Indiana, November 27, 1914

THE FUNERAL OF WILSON JOHNSON
Largely Attended Services Held Wednesday At Fayette
WELL KNOWN CITIZEN
Fifty-two Years Old - Eight Brothers Acted As Pall Bearers At the Funeral.

C. S. F. Neal attended the funeral Wednesday afternoon at Fayette of Wilson T. Johnson, a prominent resident of the southeastern part of Boone County. Mr. Johnson died in an Indianapolis hospital Tuesday night. The funeral was at the Mt. Tabor church and burial in the cemetery there. It was one of the largest attended funerals ever held in that section. Mr. Johnson was one of nine brothers. The surviving eight officiated as pall bearers and flower bearers at the funeral. Mr. Johnson is survived by the widow, who was his second wife and twelve children. He was fifty two years old. He was a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge and the members of that order had charge of the burial. Mr. Johnson carried $1000 insurance in the Lexington Life Insurance Company of this city. He was a stock holder in the company. This is the third loss the company has been called upon to pay since it was organized.

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W. W. Jones

Jamestown Press
Jamestown, Boone County, Indiana
Friday, 7 December 1906 page 2

W. W. JONES died Saturday at the home of his daughter in Perry township. He was born in Hendricks county seventy-six years ago. The following children survive him: Nancy TODD, Joseph JONES and R. L. JONES. One brother, Levi JONES of Ladoga and a sister, Matilda Frances HUGHS also survives him. He was a member of the Methodist church at Gossett’s Chapel. Funeral services were held at the Milledgeville church Monday with interment at Old Union cemetery.

Transcribed by: Janet Isley Price (no relationship to individuals) - October 8, 2007


Joann Kelley

Lebanon Patriot
Thursday, March 30, 1905

Mrs. Joann Kelley was born in Mason county, Ind, May 9, 1842 and died at her residence, 824 south East street, this city at 10 o'clock a.m. March 23, 1905, aged 62 years, 10 months and 14 days. She was sick four years and was confined to her home 19 months. Her death was due to tuberculosis. Her first marriage was in 1860 and her husband (William Henry Parigen) died in 1866. Her second marriage was April 26, 1868 to the late William Gordan Kelley. The following children survive: Wm. T. Parrigen, John C. Kelley, Joseph Kelley, M.A. Vanscoyoc, Anna Martin and Catherine Wilson. She leaves two sisters: Georgetta Parrigen and Harriett Rogers. She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic church in this city where the funeral was held by Rev. P. J. Crawley at 9 o'clock a. m. March 25, 1905 and was buried at the Catholic cemetery.

Submitted by: Connie Griffis - April 26, 2007


Joann Kelly

Lebanon Reporter
March 24, 1905

MRS. JOANN KELLY DEAD

Mrs. Joann Kelly, who had been afflicted with cancer for the past four years and who had been confined to her home for nineteen months, died at 10 o'clock last night at her residence, 824 South East street. Mrs. Kelly was a native of Virginia and was sixty-two years, ten months and fourteen days old. She was twice married. The second marriage was to William G. Kelly, April 26, 1868. Both husbands are dead. The children surviving are: William T. Parigen, John C. Kelly, Joseph Kelly, Mrs. M. A. Van Scoyoe, Anna Martin and Catherine Wilson. She also leaves two sisters: Georgetta Parigen and Harriett Rogers. Mrs. Kelly was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic church of this city. The funeral will be held at St. Joseph's church at 9 a.m. Saturday. Rev. P. J. Crawley officiating. Burial at the Catholic cemetery.

Submitted by: Maryellen Dalton - February 9, 2007


Vorey Kelly

Crawfordsville Journal-Review, March 26, 1932

Vorey KELLY, a resident of Montgomery and Boone Counties practically all his life died at the Montgomery County farm Saturday morning at 6 following a long illness. A stroke of paralysis suffered some time ago caused death. He was 72. Mr. Kelley was born on a farm near Ladoga and lived in that vicinity and also near Jamestown the greater part of his life. He is survived by one half-brother and several nephews. The body was removed to the Proffitt & Son Funeral Home where services probably will be conducted Monday afternoon. Interment will take place at Jamestown.

Submitted by: Karen Zach, 2 Jan 2006


William Kepner

Jamestown Press
The Jamestown Press
Jamestown, Indiana, Friday 1 July 1898, page 5

Boone County News

William Kepner died at his home in Harrison Township Thursday of last week, age 57 years.

Submitted by: Janet ISLEY Price - 05 Jan 2000


Benjamine Kessler

Jamestown Press
Jamestown, Indiana
Friday, 12 April 1901, page 3

Benjamine KESSLER, brother of Harry KESSLER here, died at his home north of Ladoga Sunday of diabetes, from which he had suffered two years. Harry and wife went Monday to attend the funeral, which was held Tuesday.

Transcribed by: Janet Isley Price (no relationship to individuals) - October 14, 2007


Mary (Samuel) Lafoe

Jamestown Press
Jamestown, Indiana
Friday, 26 April 1901, page 1

Mrs. Mary LAFOE, whose maiden name was SAMUEL, died at the home of her daughter here, Mrs. N. C. HEADY, Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock, aged 70 years, 6 months and 3 days. She had been feeble all winter and died of pneumonia and heart trouble after an illness of four days. Short services were held at the house Saturday fore-noon, conducted Rev. O. P. RIPPETOE, after which the remains were taken to Old Union [Cemetery] for burial. The deceased was born in Virginia, 14 OCT 1824. Was married to Brockin [Brookin] LAFOE in 1856, who died 10 August 1865. To this union were born four children, only one of whom, Mrs. Heady, survive her, who, and seven grandchildren, are left to mourn her loss. She had been a resident of Boone County for 40 years, and spent the last 14 years in Jamestown.

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Mary L. LaFollette

Lebanon Reporter
Saturday June 5, 1937, page 2, col 2

MARY LAFOLLETTE SERVICES SUNDAY
Former Resident Expires at Valparaiso

Mrs. Mary L. LaFollette, 62 years of age, a resident of the Dover community practically all her life, died Friday evening at her home in Valparaiso. Her death resulted from a complication of ailments following a two weeks' illness.

Mrs. LaFollette was born in Montgomery County. She was married in 1903, in Danville, Ill;, to William LaFollette, who passed away in 1918. She lived near Dover until three years ago when she went to Huntington where she lived two years and a year ago went to Valparaiso. She was a member of the Dover Christian church.

When she was six weeks old, Mrs. LaFollette was taken into the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Randle near Dover. Later, she was adopted by Mr. and Mrs. Randle and continued to live with them until her marriage.

Surviving her are a son, Argyle LaFollette, a member of the Engineering Bureau of the United States Department of Agriculture at Valparaiso; a brother, Frank Stark, of near Indianapolis; three sisters, Mrs. Simpson Wills, Mrs. Ida Otterman and Mrs. Laura Dean, all of Ladoga; a daughter-in-law, Mrs. Georgia LaFollette of Indianapolis. One son, Searle LaFollette, is deceased.

The body was brought to Lebanon early this morning and at four o'clock this afternoon was taken to the home of Earl Hartman, near Dover. Funeral services will be held at the Christian Church in Dover Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock with the Rev. Ora McDaniel of Advance, officiating. Burial will be in the Shannondale cemetery.

Submitted by: Kathy Owens


Sarah LaFollette

Crawfordsville Daily Journal
Thu. Jan 4, 1923

Mrs. Sarah LaFollette passed away at her home in Thorntown Tuesday afternoon at 4:50 o’clock after a short illness with pneumonia. She was born July 8, 1836 and at the time of her death was 86. Her husband, Thomas LaFollette, preceded her in death six years ago. She had been a resident of Thorntown since his death, moving from Shannondale. Mrs. Lafollette was the oldest of a family of 7 children, all of whom are deceased except one brother, Thomas B. Young of Roachdale. She is survived by two sons, Charles C. Lafollette of Thorntown and Robert Lafollette of near Shannondale and one daughter, Mrs. Jane Young of Crawfordsville. One daughter, Mrs. Chester Cory died in 1906. The deceased was a member of the Pisgah Baptist Church near Shannondale. Brief services will be held at the house in Thorntown and the funeral services will be at Shannondale Church 1:30 o’clock Friday afternoon.

Transcribed by: Karen Zach, Montgomery County INGenWeb - October 21, 2007


Searle Milton LaFollette

Lebanon Reporter
Friday, July 9, 1926

RITES SUNDAY FOR S. M. LAFOLLETTE
Pneumonia is Fatal to Young Man

Searle Milton LaFollette, 21 years, 9 months and 23 days of age, passed away at the Witham Hospital Thursday afternoon following a week's illness with pneumonia and heart complications. He was brought to the local hospital Wednesday.

He was born near Shannondale in Boone County and spent practically all his life here. He was graduated from the Advance High School with the 1926 class. His marriage to Miss Georgia Etta Brindle took place May 9, 1926, in Jackson township.

Mr. LaFollette is survived by his wife, his mother, Mrs. Mollie Randel LaFollette, his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Randel and one brother, Argyle LaFollette all near Dover.
He was a member of the Christian church at Dover.

The body was taken to the home of Mrs. LaFollette's parents, Mr. and Mrs. George S. Brindle in Jackson township, yesterday afternoon. Funeral services will be held Sunday morning at 10 o'clock at the Dover church with the Rev. O. W. Wyant and the Rev. George Grantham offciating. Burial will be in the Shannondale cemetery.

Submitted by: Kathy Owens


William H. LaFollette

Lebanon Reporter
Wednesday, September 25, 1918

WM. H. LAFOLLETTE DIED NEAR SHANNONDALE
Well Known Citizen Expired Early Today - The Funeral on Friday

William H. LaFollette died near Shannondale at 3 o'clock this morning. He was forty-six years of age, having been born in Boone County, September 29, 1872. He is survived by his wife and two children, Cyril aged fourteen years and Argyl aged four years. Four sisters are living. They are, Mrs. Joe Threlkeld, of Lebanon, Mrs. Milford Coons, of Dover; Mrs. Carl Bowman of Advance and Mrs. Herbert Airhart of Lebanon.

He was a member of the Christian church of Dover. The funeral will be conducted from the residence Friday morning at 10:00 by the Rev. Homer Dale of this city. Burial will be in the Shannondale cemetery.

Submitted by: Kathy Owens


Clifford C. Lamar

The Lebanon Reporter
Wednesday, October 28, 1959, page 1

CLIFFORD LAMAR EXPIRES TODAY

Boone Native Claimed At 51

Clifford C. Lamar, 51 years, a Boone County native who had served as a township assessor recently, died at 10:15 a.m. today of Aplastic Anema[sic] at the Witham Hospital. He had been in poor health for the past two years and has been hospitalized since May 15. He had lived in the Thorntown community for the past 13 years, having resided in Marion County prior to that. A farmer most of his life, he had also driven a school bus, acted as an assessor and taught Sunday School for the fast four years.

Mr. Lamar was a member of the Christian Church of Dover and had been clerk of the church board for the past two years. He was a member of the Masonic Order of Thorntown, and was a member of the Thorntown Eastern Star.

Born here May 25, 1908, he was the son of Edwin O. and Maude O. (Cooper) Lamar. Mrs. Lamar, his mother, survives near Royalton. On August 3, 1935, he married Ruth Hine in Kansas City, Mo., who survives.

Other survivors include two sons, Carlton H. and George C. Lamar, both residing at home, as well as two brothers, Charles of near Roalton, and Richard, of RR5, Lebanon. Two brothers are deceased, while three sisters, Mrs. Edith Brown, of Converse, Mrs. Elizabeth Thomas, of near Waynetown, and Mrs. Alice Bannister, of near Trader’s Point, also survive.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Dover Christian Church with the Rev. Herbert Swearingen officiating. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery. Friends may call at the Russell and Hitch Funeral Home in Thorntown after 7 p.m. Thursday until Noon Saturday.

Submitted by: Libbe Hoogeveen


Levi Lane
(4 obituaries follow)

The Lebanon Pioneer
Thursday, November 28, 1895

Mr. Lane entered the clerk's office as deputy under Samuel S. Brown, in September, 1841, and with the exception of about eight years has been connected with the office as clerk or deputy since that time. No man in the state of Indiana has made more court record or issued a larger number of marriage licenses than Mr. Lane. He was thoroughly conversant with every detail of the office, and the history of every cse of any importance which has gone through our courts during the past fifty years. At the age of eighty he wrote a legible hand, and a day rarely passed that he did not drop into the office and make himself useful in some way. He was frequently consulted by the attorneys at the bar regarding important cases, and administrators and guardians sought and acted upon his advice in the settlement of estates.

On the 9th day of last July Mr. Lane's eightieth birthday anniversary was celebrated by a very happy family reunion. At that time he called attention to the coincidence that he joined the M. E. church August 22, 1832, was married August 22, 1842 and celebrated his golden wedding August 22, 1892.

In politics Mr. Lane was a Republican; yet he was not an offensive partisan. He entertained his highest respect for the opinions of those who differed from his political views. He was a member of the Methodist Episcopal church, and for over forty years has served as secretary of the board and stewards. His life was one whose beauty was exemplified in his every day walk. He was honest; he was just. No man was ever intentionally wronged by him. In his death Lebanon loses one of her most highly esteemed citizens; the family a fine and indulgent husband and father.

The funeral will be conducted from the residence at 10 o'clock a. m. Friday, by Rev. H. L. Kindig. The friends are invited.

Submitted by: Roberta Lewis - January 10, 2007
Repository: Sullivan Genealogy Library, Zionsville, Boone County, IN.


Unknown Boone County Newspaper
Date Unknown

LEVI LANE'S DEATH
SUDDEN CLOSE OF A LONG AND USEFUL LIFE
Nearly Half a Century With
the Clerk's Office - Funeral Friday


Lebanon to-day mourns the loss of one of her honored citizens - Levi Lane. On Wednesday morning about 6 o'clock, at his home on the corner of Washington and East streets, his long and useful life closed, peacefully, and without warning. On Tuesday afternoon, he was at the clerk's office until after 5 o'clock. His last work was the preparation of a complaint in which he was the plaintiff, and he was detained somewhat beyond his usual hour of going home in filing the papers and issuing subpoenas. He retired at his usual hour, in apparent good health and spirits and rested well during the night. Wednesday morning Mrs. Lane was awakened by his groans. He complained of pains in his throat, and got up and took a stimulant. The pains extended to his lungs, and he annointed [sic] his chest with camphor, and returned to his bed. The pains continued to distress him and he called for another dose of the stimulant, and fell back on his pillow and expired before the family could be aroused. The sad news was soon circulated on the streets, and everywhere met with expressions of surprise and regret.

Levi Lane was born in Grainger county, Tenn., July 9, 1815, one of a family of nine children. His father, William Lane, was a son of James Lane, a hero of the revolutionary war. He was reared on a farm near Knoxville, Tenn. and received a good common school education, and taught two years of subscription school in his native state. In 1840, the day after the election of Wm. H. Harrison to the presidency, Mr. Lane in company with his brother Josiah C., left on horseback for Boone county, Indiana. The journey of 400 miles was accomplished in three weeks and they arrived here in November. In May following Mr. Lane, with his brother Addison and family, who had located in Putnam county in 1830, returned to the old home in Tennessee. Mr. Lane returned to Lebanon in September, and has from that time resided permanently in Lebanon.

On the 23rd of August 1842, Mr. Lane married Miss Pheriba Hayes of Illinois, who survives him. Ten children have been born unto them, two of whom are deceased. Eight are living -- Henry S., of Chicago; Clara L. of Newkirk, Mulberry, Empson T., Millard W., Joseph B., Mellie L. Coombs, Albert L., and Morris E.

Submitted by: Roberta Lewis - January 10, 2007
Repository: Sullivan Genealogy Library, Zionsville, Boone County, IN.


Lebanon Pioneer
Nov. 28, 1895

Levi Lane

Born in Grainger Co. Tenn, July 9, 1815, one of a family of nine children. His father, William Lane, was a son of James Lane, a hero of the revolutionary war. He was reared on a farm near Knoxville, Tenn. and received a good common school education and taught two terms of subscription school in his native state. In 1840, the day after the election of Wm. h. Harrison to the presidency, Mr. Lane in company with his brother Josiah C. left on horseback, for Boone Co. Ind. The journey of 400 miles was accomplished in three weeks, and they arrived here in November. In May following Mr. Lane, with his brother Addison and family, who had located in Putnam county in 1830, returned to the old home in Tenn. Mr. Lane returned to Lebanon in Sept. and has from that time resided permanently in Lebanon.

Mr. Lane entered the clerk's office as deputy under Samuel S. Brown, in Sept. 1841 and with the exception of about eight years has been connected with the office as clerk or deputy since that time. No man in the state of Indiana has made more court record or issued a larger number of marriage licenses than Mr. Lane.

On the 9th of July, Mr. Lane's 8th birthday anniversary was celebrated by a very happy family reunion.

Funeral from the residence.

Submitted by: Roberta Lewis - January 10, 2007
Repository: Sullivan Genealogy Library, Zionsville, Boone County, IN.


Lebanon Reporter
November 29, 1895

LANE, LEVI

Died at his home in Lebanon, Ind. Nov. 27, 1895 at the age of eighty years, three months and eighteen days. He came to Lebanon in Nov. 1840 and was soon appointed deputy clerk of the court. In 1845 he was appt. clerk to fill a vacancy and in Aug. 1846, was elected to that office and held the office until succeeded by Col. Wm. C. Kise, in the latter part of 1850.

Mr. Lane was deputy clerk the balance of his life excpting about 8 years, closing his long service in the office twenty minutes after 5 o'clock last Tues. Nov. 26, when he left the clerk's office for the last time.

Mr. Lane first joined the Missionary Baptist church and was a member of that church until he married Miss Pheriba Haize in 1842. His wife being a member of the M. E. church, he shortly after his marriage joined the same. He was a Whig in politics until 1852 and then cast his lot with the Rep. party. His aged wife, six sons and two daughters survive.

Submitted by: Roberta Lewis - January 10, 2007
Repository: Sullivan Genealogy Library, Zionsville, Boone County, IN.


Milroy Lane

Lebanon Pioneer
June 25, 1896

Milroy Lane -- Who died at his home in Indpls. Thurs. was born in Putnam Co. June 19, 1832 and in Sept. 1836 came to Lebanon with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Josiah C. Lane. He obtained such an education at the schools of that day afforded, and then went into the dry goods store with his father, where he remained until he was of age. Afterward in the hardware business, continuing his residence here until 1874, when he accepted a position as bookkeeper in Indpls. Aug. 1, 1859 he married Miss Martha Bell. Of ten children born unto them four survive: Harry, Ruby and Lelia Lane and Mrs. Ed VanCamp. One brother Wes Lane of this city, and two sisters, Mesdames W. B. Walls of Chicago and Mrs. Geo. W. Baird of this city survive.

The remains were brought here Sun. and after services at the residence of G. W. Baird, he laid in state at the Castle Hall. The interment was under the auspices of Lebanon Lodge, No. 45, K. of P. of which he was a charter member. The pall bearers were among the charter members of the lodge.

Submitted by: Roberta Lewis - January 8, 2008
Repository: Sullivan Genealogy Library, Zionsville, IN


Olive Pearl Brown Lawson

Crawfordsville Journal-Review
Dec 10, 1935

Thorntown - Dec 10 - Mrs. Olive Pearl Brown LAWSON, wife of Cecil Lawson, passed away at the family home here Monday evening. Her death followed childbirth and was caused by a complication of diseases. Mrs. Lawson was 34 and was born in Boone Co. near Dover. She was the daughter of Henry and Ella Beck Brown and was united in marriage to Cecil Lawson in 1921. Surviving are the husband; 3 daughters, Margaret; Jane and Betty Lou; one son, Donald and two sisters, Mrs. Clara Rice and Mrs. Opal Stewart; one son Clayton died at age 16. Funeral services will be held at the Chrisitan Church here at one o'clock Wednesday afternoon and burial will be at Pisgah Cemetery near Beckville; Rev. Cornelius Airhart will officiate.

Submitted by: Jeff Scism - Montgomery County, INGenWeb - 1 Oct 2006


John W. Lehman

Source:  Crawfordsville Journal Review, 11 Mar 1937, p. 11.  Typed by Debby Masterson.

John W. Lehman, 76, a retired farmer, died at his home, 905 West Wabash avenue, Thursday morning at 6:55 o'clock, following an illness of three days.  His death was caused by apoplexy.  Mr. Lehman was born in Plainfield, Ind., on December 19, 1860, the son of Jacob and Lydia Lehman.  On July 11, 1883, he was married at Lebanon to Rena Kersey.  The deceased, who had been a resident of this city since 1930, attended Danville Normal and taught school for a short time.  He was a member of the Trinity Methodist Church.  He is survived by his wife and eleven children, Mrs. Ocia Abney, of Mankato, Wis.; Leonard Lehman, of Chisholm, Minn., Mrs. Adrua Massing of this city, Mrs. Ada Patton, of Shelbyville, Inc., Mrs. Elizabeth Linn of Bloomington, Ind., Mrs. Dessie Marty of Beckley, W. Va., Capt. A. J. Lehman, of Mitchell Field, Long Island, N. Y., who is prominent in national and army aviation circles and Mrs. Georgia Russell and Mrs. Dortha Patterson, both of this city.  Eighteen grandchildren and four great-grandchildren also survive.  One son, Walter Lehman, died on January 5, 1919.  The body was taken from the Profitt & Son Funeral home to the family residence late Thursday afternoon.  The funeral arrangements will be announced later.

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The funeral of John Lehman will be conducted from the Trinity Methodist Church, Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock in charge of the Rev. Earl Moore, assisted by the Rev. B. E. Antrobus.  Interment will be made in the Greenlawn Cemetery at Darlington.  The remains will lie in state one hour preceding the service.

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The funeral of John W. Lehman was conducted at the Trinity Methodist Church at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon in charge of the Rev. Earl Moore, assisted by Rev. B. E. Antrobus.  Burial was made in the Greenlawn cemetery at Darlington.  Pall bearers were Roy Jarrell, Walter Jarrell, Frank Beck, Omar Beck, Noble Beck and Bert Essex.  Flowers bearers were Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Massing,  Mr. and Mrs. Donald Massing, Miss Marjorie Fletcher, Miss Martha Fletcher, Miss Twila J. Patton, Miss Lucille Hershberger, Margaret Fulwider, Bernice Petitt, Thelma Petitt, May Hartley, Grace Walsh, Wanda Walling, Arra Laymon, Thelma Rutledge, Beth Roberts and Thelma Warren.  The Proffit and Sons quartet, composed of Mr. and Mrs. Lester McClamrock, Mrs. Ernest Breaks and Raymond Dorsey sang Sweet Hour of Prayer, and Rock of Ages, accompanied by Miss Iva Reynolds at the piano.

Submitted by: Karen Zach - Montgomery County, INGenWeb


 

George Lewis

Jamestown Press
Jamestown, Boone County, Indiana
Friday, 29 June 1906, Page 4

George LEWIS died early Tuesday morning at his home east of New Ross after an illness of two and a half years of paralysis and rheumatism. He was an old soldier drawing $72 a month pension and was also a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge at new Ross. Funeral services were held at the residence Wednesday at 10 a.m. with burial at the I.O.O.F. cemetery under the auspices of the Odd Fellows.

Transcribed by: Janet Isley Price (no relationship to individuals) - October 8, 2007


Irene Evageline Lewis

The Jamestown Press
Jamestown, Ind, 3 Jan 1917

Irene Evageline Lewis, beloved daughter of Cecil Floyd and Alice Baker Lewis, was born near Pittsboro, 17 Feb 1915. At the age of 7 months she with her parents moved to Indianapolis, where she immediately endeared herself to those around her.

She was a patient, loving and obedient child, always grateful for the least kindness bestowed upon her. Even while sick she would thank those who waited on her, until unconsciousness stilled the little tongue. She suffered for almost three weeks, the trouble developing into tuberculer [sic] menengitis [sic]. All that loving hands and skilled physicians could do was done. But such a jewel was not long for this world, and after lingering 22 months and 4 days, Our Heavenly Father called her Home to that land of Bliss.

Her little mission now is ended,
Her toil on earth is o'er,
May we meet her ne'er to part,
On that bright and happy shore.

Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Halstead at the Christian church at Lizton, with interment at the K of P cemetery.

Submitted by: Janet ISLEY Price - 12 Dec 1999


Martha Lewis

Jamestown Press
Jamestown, Indiana
Friday, 25 August 1901, page 2

Mrs. Martha LEWIS, aged 86, died Tuesday at the home of her son, Al LEWIS, east of Advance, of old age. The remains were laid Wednesday morning in the Fullen Cemetery, a mile south of Jamestown.

Transcribed by: Janet Isley Price (no relation to individuals) - October 28, 2007


Lester Linn

Crawfordsville Journal & Review
Saturday, March 24, 1931

Thorntown, March 14
Lester LINN, son of Mr. and Mrs. Everett Linn, a former resident of Shannondale and Thorntown, passed away at his home in Great Falls, Montana this morning according to a message received here. Mr. Linn suffered a broken back 10 months ago in an automobile accident and since that time had been confined to his bed. He was 27 years old and was born near Shannondale. While a resident of Thorntown he was an automobile mechanic. Mr. Linn while a resident of Shannondale attended the Presbyterian Church. His body will be returned to the home of his brother, Raymond Linn of near Shannondale. Those surviving are the widow, his parents, a sister, Mrs. Edith Shannon and two brothers, Laurel of Montana and Raymond of Shannondale.

Submitted by: Karen Zach, May 2005


James Logan

Crawfordsville Review
January 10, 1916

James LOGAN, an aged resident of Thorntown passed away Saturday at 12 o'clock following a 7-year invalidism. Eight years ago the aged man fell and broke his hip since which time he has been confined to his home most of the time. For the past three years he has been almost helpless. He became ill January 1st of this year his condition becoming worse until death Saturday. The funeral will be held today (Monday) at 2 o'clock and will be in charge of Rev. Hugh Ronald of 1st Presbyterian Church, Thorntown. Deceased was born in Bath County, Kentucky Jan 18, 1830. He was 85 Years 6 months and 20 days at the time of his demise. He was [no name] married 30 Aug 1849 and to this union 12 girls and three boys were born, 3 dying in infancy. Children living are: Mrs. Ellen Boots of Colfax, Mrs. Martha Bowman and Mrs. Malissa Broshar of Lebanon, Mrs. Amelia Powell of Bainbridge, Mrs. Lou Bell of Ladoga, Mrs. Mary Dixon, Mrs. Hattie Leagan, Mrs. Maggie Crouther and Joseph Logan all of Thorntown. His first wife died July 8, 1886 and on Aug 10, 1892 he was married to Elizabeth Aldrich the latter wife surviving. He was a veteran of the Civil War having served four years. Besides the nine children there are 30 grandchildren and four greats, one sister and brother. Deceased was a member of the Presbyterian Church and was known as a kind husband and loving father. He lived in Thorntown more than 25 years and has a large number of friends to mourn his loss.

Transcribed by: Karen Zach -  Montgomery County, INGenWeb - January 1, 2007


William J. Long

Crawfordsville Journal Review
Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana 24 Apr 1963, p. 12

JAMESTOWN

William J. Long, 68, was found dead at his home here Tuesday morning. Death was attributed to natural causes. Mr. Long was last employed by the Ohio Pipe Line Co. before his retirement. He also worked as a railroader and farmed. He was a veteran of World War I. Born Aug. 16, 1894, in Johnson County, Mo., he was a son of William and Kitura Duncan Long. His only survivors are a brother, John F. of Jamestown; and a sister, Mrs. Dora Sherrard of Pasadena, Calif. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Walker Funeral Home here. Interment will be in a cemetery near Lizton. Friends may call at the funeral home after 5 p.m. Wednesday.

 


Henry Loop

Source: Unknown Publication

Born near Providence on the farm where Charley Thompson now resides, March 9, 1845, Died June 5, 1916. Moved to Advance with wife 8 years ago. Father was David Loop, mother was Margaret Airhart Loop, both reared in Va.

Married Amanda Cunningham 1874. Living relatives: wife, son Dr. A. L. Loop of Economy, Dau. Daisy Loop, sisters Kathern Tiedy of Newago, Mich., Mary Wright of Cleburne, Texas, half brother Marion Loop of Lagrange, Il. Member Providence Church, funeral and burial there, June 8, 1916.


NOTE:  "Daisy, daughter of Henry and Amanda (Jennie) died Feb. 1918, at the Central Insane Asylum Hospital in Indianapolis. She had been a patient 12 years. Burial of both Jennie and Daisy are also at Providence. David Loop, father of Henry Loop is also buried at Providence as I imagine the mother is also. David Loop died 22 Feb 1889."

Submitted by: Irene Wright


Jennie Loop

Source: Unknown Publication

Wife of Henry Loop, deceased, died at home of her son, Dr. Loop, in Economy Sunday. She moved from Advance to live with her son only a few weeks ago.

Body brought to home of Charles Thompson in New Ross Wed., funeral and burial at Providence Church, Dec. 7, 1916

NOTE: "Daisy, daughter of Henry and Amanda (Jennie) died Feb. 1918, at the Central Insane Asylum Hospital in Indianapolis. She had been a patient 12 years. Burial of both Jennie and Daisy are also at Providence."

Submitted by:
Irene Wright


Malinda B. Loop

[Publication Unknown - newsclip]
Crawfordsville, IN
Nov 3, 1960

Mrs. Malinda B. Loop, 83, widow of Dr. Aubrey L. Loop, died at noon Thursday at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Forrst [sic ?] V. Howell, 1004 W. Pike St. She had been in failing health for several months. Mrs. Loop was born Sept. 4, 1877, in Shannondale, the daughter of George and Katherine Burroughs Young. She was married in 1901 to Dr. Loop, a Crawfordsville physician who died in 1942. The Deceased was a member of the Wabash Avenue Presbyterian Church and a prominent clubwoman. Organizations to which she belonged include The DAR, Flower Lovers Club, Current Events Club, Home Economics Club, American Legion Auxiliary, Betsy Ross Club, Forget-Me-Not Club, PEO and Busy Bunch Club. In addition to her daughter, Mrs. Loop is survived by a son, Aubrey Y. Loop of Bloomington, eight grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 p. m . EST Saturday at the Hunt and Son Mortuary in charge of Rev. John DeKruster, pastor of the Wabash Avenue Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in the Shannondale Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p. m. Friday

Note: "Mrs. Malinda B. Loop is the former Malinda Burroughs Young. George and Katherine Burroughs Young are George Thomas Young and Margaret Catherine Burroughs."

Submitted by: Larry Bramblette Young - Sep 10, 2001
Source:
"My Grandmother's Scrapbook. May contain errors, typed as is from article."


Pearl Elizabeth (Holman) Lovin

Lincoln Sentinel-Republican [Kansas]
February 1956

Pearl Elizabeth Holman, daughter of Samuel R. and Delilah HOLMAN was born December 7, 1870 in Boone County, Indiana. She died on February 8, 1956. She came to Lincoln with her family in 1878. She was the oldest of eight children. In 1888 she was married to Louis Asbury LOVIN. The couple moved to Lincoln, where she lived the rest of her life, with exception of a short time in Sylvan Grove. Also during her last few months of illness she stayed in Salina. To the Lovins' six children were born. They also adopted one daughter.

The husband and four children preceded Mrs. Lovin in death. Those surviving her include two sons, Evertt of Lincoln, Orvil of near Sylvan Grove; one daughter, Mrs. Ida DILL, one brother Brad HOLMAN of Sylvan Grove and two sisters, Mrs. Mae COX of Lincoln and Mrs. Tillie SNYDER of Scott City. There are six grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Mrs. LOVIN had been a member of the Women's Relief Corps for 49 years. She was a member of the Lincoln Methodist Church where she was active in attendance and work of the church as long as physically possible for [her] to do so.

Source: The KSGenWeb Project: http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/index.html, Lincoln County Kansas Obituaries.

Submitted by: T. Stover - October 27, 2007


Payton J. Lutz

Lebanon Pioneer
Aug. 1, 1895

Payton J. Lutz

Was born in Shenandoah Co. Va. July 21,1825 and died July 23,1895 at his home in Perry township, being at the time of his death seventy years old and two days.

At the age of twenty one years he married Susan Painter, near his old home in Virginia. Unto this union were born two girls, the youngest died in infancy. The older, Mrs. Francis Voris,[Frances Voorhis] lives three miles southwest of Lebanon.

After the death of his wife, Susan in 1853, he emigrated to Clarke Co. Ohio. It was in this county that he met his present wife, who was then Mrs. Margaret E. Anderson, who still survives. On Oct. 6,1853, they were united in holy wedlock. Unto this union were born four children, all girls. The eldest, Emma J., wife of Elza Harsin, died Feb.19,1876. Achie [Axie], wife James Harsin [Harrison], lived at Ansley, Nebraska. Lillie A., wife of Ezra P. Slater, lives in Lebanon. Ettie D., wife of Amos Wilson, lives in Royalton. Hattie, wife of Stacy Cogswell, of Indianapolis, is a step-daughter.

Anna Zehring of Rinkerton, Va. is a sister and is the surviving member of the older Lutz family. By his death the Lutz family will soon become extinct, as he is the last male member of the family.

In the spring of 1854 he moved to what was then the wilderness of Boone Co. to the farm on which he died. He lived on this place in the same home for 41 years. Funeral services at Gossett's Chapel with burial at Rodefer.

Submitted by: Suzie Hughes


Martha Jane (Duzan) Johnson Lydy

The Lebanon Pioneer
Lebanon, Indiana, June 27, 1929

WOMAN DIES OF BLOOD POISONING
Martha Lydy Funeral Set for Sunday

Mrs. Martha Johnson Lydy, 62 years old, a resident of the Fayette vicinity most of her life, died Tuesday noon at her home in Indianapolis following a two week illness caused by blood poisoning. The funeral will be conducted from Corinth M. P. church, 1 ½ miles south of Fayette Sunday morning at 11 o'clock, the Rev. Mr. Harold Crider of Shelbyville officiating. Burial will be in the Johnson family cemetery half a mile south of Fayette. Brief services also will be held at the Lydy home, 1414 South Belmont Avenue, Indianapolis Sunday morning at 11 o'clock. Mrs. Lydy was a daughter of Jacob and Mary Duzan, and was one of a family of seventeen children, fifteen of whom grew to manhood and womanhood. She was married twice, the first time to Willard Johnson who died ten years ago. Until her last marriage she spent practically all of her life near Fayette, and was a member of the Corinth M. P. church. She is survived by her husband and son. Forrest H. Johnson of Danville, and, one sister, Mrs. Amanda Dunn of Greensburg, and five brothers, Sam Duzan of Indianapolis, Albert Duzan of Pittsboro, John Duzan of Lizton, Jeff Duzan of Oregon and Asa Duzan of Moran Kansas. Two sons by her first marriage are deceased. Mr. And Mrs. Charles L. Robinson of south of Lebanon went to the Lydy home yesterday following receipt of a message telling of Mrs. Lydy's death. The deceased is an aunt of Mr. Robinson.

Note: Per Mildred Troyer (Grand daughter of Martha (Duzan) Johnson Lydy - "Brother's name is Jeff instead of Jess. There were 2 sons deceased from her 1st marriage instead of 1."
Repository: Lebanon Public Library, Lebanon, Indiana
Submitted by: Sandy (Johnson) Isenhour - April 2005