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Submitted by Amanda Wells

The Butler Record, Friday, August 30, 1895

     William J. Olds, was born Dec. 27, 1847, and died suddenly at his home in DeKalb county, Indiana, August 25, 1895, at the age of 47 years, 7 months 28 days.
     He was married to Sarah Teutsch, to this union was born 7 children.  He leaves a wife, two daughters, four sons, mother and two sisters to mourn his death.
     The funeral services were held at Pleasant Chapel conducted by Rev. C.E. Disbro.  His body was followed to its last resting place by a large concourse of neighbors and friends.  Interment in the Butler cemetery.
(later in paper)
     Wm. Olds was found dead in bed last Sunday morning.  He had worked as usual the day before."