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DeKalb County Indiana Obituary

David DePew
Contributed by Patricia Watson Dyson

Sept. 28, 1889

     David DePew was born in Mrion County, Ohio June 10, 1836, and died Sept 28th, 1889, aged 53 years, 3 months and 20 days. Deseased with his parents, in his youthful days, they moved to DeKalb County, Indian where his boyhood days were spent. About the year 1858, on December 26th he was joined in holy wedlock with Miss Olive Cook; he subsequently purchased a farm in Noble County, where he resided until 1881, when he removed to York township where he lived and prospered until his death. In 1840 the deceased was baptized in the Baptist church, but afterwards joined the Christian church. His matrimonies union was blessed with seven children, four of whom, with the wife, and many relatives and friends, survive and mourn their loss. In the death of David DePew, the community has lost a good citizen and a kind neighbor, and he will be greatly missed from the home from which he has gone never to return. Funeral services was conducted by the Rev. J. M. DeWeese in the M. E. Church at Brimfield. Rev. J. M. DeWeese

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