Dearborn County Indiana
Deaths


Turn of the Century Deaths

Jaquith Obituaries and Death Notices

** Source: Gibbins family Bible of Dearborn County, submitted by Shuman researcher Ken Heffley. Some surnames mentioned are:
Gibbons, Sale, Montieth, Zehwas, Darling, Miller, Shuman and Wheeler.

** Source: The Cincinnati Daily Gazette,9 Aug 1833 ed.
A death notice appeared for Mary Ann MORRISON on 9 Aug 1833.
[Copy of exact obit not obtainable.]

A notation written by Richard Connell.
Mary Ann STEWART was the first wife of William H. MORRISON. He later married my (Richard's) 3rd GGM, Mary Stacy, was "father" to my 2nd GGF (k. in NC, 1865, Civ. War) and his three orphaned children. (All in Hamilton Co., Ohio). Thank you Richard Connell!

** Source: Lawrenceburg Register. March 31, 1910 Page 1. 1860
Submitted to me by Ivelyn K. Skelton Blanton, great neice of James Skelton.
-DEATH OF JAMES SKELTON
James, son of William Skelton, was born at Falmouth, Ky., March 23, 1833, and died in this city at 3 a.m. Saturday after a lingering illness in his 78th year.
He came to this city from Hendricks county, IN., when but ten years of age, where he resided most of the time since. He was a member of Company K, Seventh Indiana Infantry and spent some four years in the service of his country. Mr. Skelton was a Democrat in politics and served several terms as councilman from the third ward, always strongly Republican. He had been a member and regular attendant for many years of Hamline M. E. Church. He was twice married and is survived by his second wife.
The funeral was held from his late residence on Monday afternoon by Rev. C. D. Wilson. Burial in Greendale Cemetery.
-Census of Dearborn Co., shows his mother as Elizabeth Skelton. Maiden name unknown. James 1st wife was Laura A. Strong. married Aug. 20, 1865 bk 10. (2nd) Sarah Hunt Sept. 2, 1888. Book 15 Pg 450. James is buried in section 34 H 148 and between both wives. CW Pension Record # 92655

** Source: Lawrenceburg Register September 30, 1926
Submitted to me by Ivelyn K. Skelton Blanton, great neice to Sarah Skelton.
-SARAH HUNT SKELTON, b. July 15, 1844 Cincinnati, Ohio. d. September 21, 1926, Tues Evening. Buried in Greendale Cem.
Fa. J. R. Hunt. Married September 2, 1888 Lawrenceburg at the M. E. Church by elder L.M. Golph.
Siblings were William J. Hunt, Harrison, Ohio formerly of City. George Hunt Cincinnati, Ohio. Mrs. Henry Campbell, Lockland, Ohio. Mary Hunt, Cleves, Ohio. Committed to Central Insane Hospital, Indianapolis IN. April 10, 1910, then transferred to Craigmont at Madison until her death. Fitch Bros Funeral Home held services on Saturday afternoon. Rev. C. D. Wilson Officating.

** Source: The Desert Trail, Twentynine Palms, CA,
Friday, September 27, 1940, Page 1
Submitted to me by Ivelyn K. Skelton Blanton
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ANNA FALDERMAN, Beloved Citizen, Called to Rest
Death claimed Mrs. Anna Falderman, beloved citizen of Twentynine Palms, last Sunday noon. "Mother" Falderman, as she was intimately known, passed on at the age of 65 years, following a lingering illness. She died at her home at Twentynine Palms, where she has resided for the past 10 years, occasionally visiting her son, Sam Bailey in Pasadena.
Mrs. Falderman is survived only by her son Mr. Bailey, who is with the Pasadena police department, and who also owns a desert home near that of his mother.
Funeral services will be at the Little Church of the Desert tomorrow (Saturday) afternoon at 3:30 o'clock. Dr. C.D. Williamson will conduct the rite. Music will be in charge of Herbert Gray, director of music in the local schools. Mr. Gray will sing the "Lord's Prayer." Th high school chorus will sing hymns that were favorites of Mrs. Falderman. Mrs. Ruth Nicholes will accompany at the piano. Wiefel & Son of Banning are the morticians in charge. Burial will be in the Twentynine Palms cemetery immediately following the church service.
Anna H. Pellas was born May 1, 1875 in Dillsboro, Indiana. She was married to Charles E. Bailey in 1892, Mr. Bailey also a native of Dillsboro. Her latter husband Mr. Frank H. Falderman preceded her in death in 1913.
The gracious Mrs. Falderman served a great part of her career as a nurse and at one time was head nurse of the Indianapolis, Indiana, orphanage for 12 years. During the World war she devoted her time to nursing and caring for soldiers in the Fort Benjamin Harrison camp at Indianapolis. Because of her son's participation in the war as a soldier she was not permitted to register in the capacity of an army nurse.
Mrs. Falderman was a member of the local Legion Auxiliary unit and a member of the Little Church of the Desert at Twentynine Palms. The local Auxiliary unit will have charge of the services at the graveside. The Desert Trail joins her multitude of friends in heart felt sympathies to the bereaved Mr. and Mrs. Bailey and family.
Page 7, Personal Mention
Mr. & Mrs. Sam Bailey and her aunt Miss Marie Doleshal were out from Pasadena making arrangements for the funeral of Mr. Bailey's mother Mrs. Anna Falderman, which will be held tomorrow in the Little Church of the Desert at 3:30 pm. They will return again Saturday morning.
Anna Falderman is in Section 6, Lot 11, Grave 2, of the 29 Palms Cemetery.
Anna's 2nd marriage to Frank Falderman is my (Kay Skelton Blanton) 3rd cousin. He is the son of Barrett A. and Nancy Ellen Skelton Falderman who are my Great Uncle & Aunt.

** Source: The Indianapolis Star, Friday March 11, 1938
Submitted to me by Ivelyn K. Skelton Blanton
-HURD--Georgiana, beloved Mother of William F. Hurd passed away March 19th at the residence, 1821 Olive Street. Friends may call after 3 pm Friday at the W.T. Blasengym? Chapel, 222 Shelby Street. Funeral Services, Saturday at 2 pm. Interment
in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Georgiana is my (Kay Skelton Blanton) 3rd cousin and the wife of
William A. Hurd. She is the dau. of Barnett H. & Nancy Ellen Skelton Falderman. She lived in Dearborn County prior to her move to Marion Co.

** Source: The Indianapolis Star Monday Sept. 22, 1924
Submitted to me by Ivelyn K. Skelton Blanton
-Obituary
WILLIAM A. HURD
Funeral services for William A. Hurd, 59 years old who died Thursday morning at the deaconess Hospital, following a brief Illness of Pneumonia will be held tomorrow afternoon at the residence, 1821 Olive St. Burial will be at Crown Hill Cemetery.
Mr Hurd who is a traveling Salesman for the Smith, Day, Chair Company at Indianapolis, became ill Monday at Evansville and was brought to Indianapolis Wednesday night.
William is my (Kay Skelton Blanton) 3rd cousin & the husband of
Georgiana Falderman Hurd. He lived in Dearborn County prior to his move to Marion Co.

** Source: Indianapolis Star
Sunday January 2, 1916  Pg. 20
 Death And Funeral Notices Frank G. Falderman Beloved husband of Anna H. father of Samuel T. Bailey, died Dec. 30,  at his late residence 1242, Cottage Avenue.  Funeral, Monday, Jan. 3, 1:30 pm., Troub Memorial Church, Cottage Avenue, between Wright & Leonard Streets. Friends invited.
Submitted by: Ivelyn Kay Skelton Blanton. Frank is my 3rd cousin and the son of  Barnett A. & Nancy Ellen Skelton Falderman, my Great Aunt & Uncle.

**NEW! Cholera
Source: WESTERN COMMERCIAL, A Family Newspaper: Neutral In Ploitics, Volume 1. Number 30, Aurora, Indiana, Saturday July 21, 1849

"Cholera --- Its Disappearance.
We again make our appearance to our readers, and with joy announce the glorious tidings that the cholera, which for many days spread terror and death over our fair city, has disappeared. The last case occurred on the 13th inst. But since the issue of our last paper, many, alas! Many of your citizens have gone to their long homes. Great, indeed, has been thy work, oh! Dreadful scourage, and God comfort the friends of the departed ones.

We are under obligation to Daniel Armel, E?q, for the following correct list of the deaths by cholera in this city, also of those of our citizens who died in the country, since the outbreak of the disease to its entire disappearance.

May 27 – Alexander Mc Cabe
June 6 – Mrs. Jane Steel
June 9 – Bennet Hammond
June 11 – Miss Harriet Steel, John Mahony, Mrs. Wood, son of F. Ellis, Stephen Jones, Larrah Haring
June 12 – Wm. Cropper, Mrs. Longly, (found dead) old Mr. Savage, old Mr. O’Brien, a son of P. O’Brien, son of James Cumming, son of Doct. Geo. Sutton, aged 4 years – child of Mr. Brewer
June 13 – John Mahony’s daughter, Mrs. Redding, Mr. O’Brien, Mrs. Cropper
June 14 – Mrs. Rothert, Miss Sarah Gibbs, Mrs. Haring, Huge Stage, Morgan Morris, Mary Jane Carson, Coonrod Yeck, Mr. Inman, Joseph O’Brien, Mr. Wood’s child
June 16 – C. Denderline, Jas. Hering, Mr. Fip’s child, Geo. White, Mike Moore, Mr. Brower’s child
June 17 – Mr. Wood’s child, Mrs. B. F. Trester, Mrs. Trester’s child, Mrs. Abbot
June 18 – Jas. Longly, Mrs. Plummer
June 19 – Mrs. Unglamb, Preston Osborne
June 20 – J. H. Wood and two children, Mr. Knowl’s child
June 21 – Wm. F. Ellis and wife, Mr. Plummer’s son, Mrs. Johana Wilcox, Mrs. Trester’s child
June 22 – None
June 23 – Mr. Wilcox’s child
June 24 – Old Mr. Trotter, Mrs. Higbee, Mrs. Denderline
June 25 – Irishman (name unknown), Mrs. Ardlia Trotter’s son
June 26 – Mrs. Robt. L. Ross
June 27 – None
June 28 – Wm. Savage, Mrs. Terhune
June 29 – J. Wilcox’s child, Sales Wasmer
June 30 – John Lanker, Mrs.. Burnett
July 1 – Wm. Sylvester, T. Wilson’s child
July 2 – G. W. Smith’s two children, Mr. L. Eperson’s two children
July 2 - None
July 3 – Mrs. S. Trester, Blake Ellis, Mrs. A. Wright, T. J. Hays, Newton Rag dall, Mrs. Eperson and child, Mr. Geogold, Mrs. Hahony’s child, Mr. Robert’s child, Mr. Griffith’s child, Horace Porter, O. P. West, Eperson’s child
July 4 – C Robert’s child, Jno. Graden’s child
July 5 – Mrs. Haven, Moses Smith’s child, J. Graden, Robert L. Ross, Jerry Williamson
July 6 – H. Wilkey’s child
July 7 – Wm. Allen’s child
July 8 – Eperson’s boy, Mrs. Williams
July 9 – Three Germans
July 10 – One German
July 11 – None
July 12 – Mrs. Savage
July 13 – Mr. John Werts, C. Thomas’ child

Making in all, one hundred and 9 deaths in Aurora.

Citizens of Aurora who died in the country.
Mrs. Flemming, Wm Johnson, (boy,) Pernel J. Laws, C, Wilman’s child, Anthony Kasiner and 2 children, E. Freeman, Benj. Dare, Mr. Griffiths child, Frank Gillen , Robt. Holmes, Charles T. Conwell. "


SURNAMES:
Abbot, Allen, Armel, Brewer, Brower, Burnett, Cabe, Carson, Conwell, Cropper, Cumming, Dare, Denderline, Ellis, Eperson, Fip, Flemming, Freeman, Geogold, Gibbs, Gillen , Graden, Griffith, Hahony, Hammond, Haring, Haven, Hays, Hering, Higbee, Holmes, Inman, Johnson, Jones, Kasiner, Knowl, Lanker, Laws, Longly, Mahony, Moore, Morris, O’Brien, Osborne, Plummer, Porter, Redding, Robert, Ross, Rothert, Savage, Smith, Stage, Steel, Sutton, Sylvester, Terhune Thomas, Trester, Trotter, Unglamb, Wasmer, Werts, West, White, Wilcox, Wilkey, Williams Williamson, Wilman Wilson, Wood, Wright, Yeck

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