Jay County Obituaries
August 1 1909 Portland Indiana
Mrs Caroline Nelson*
Death Came Sunday Eve - Stroke of Apoplexy Fatal to Mrs Caroline Nelson - Funeral Tuesday. Mrs. Caroline Nelson, who early Saturday morning was found unconscious by her Daughter-in-law, Mrs Richard Nelson, off the northeast part of the city, whith whom she resides, died Sunday evening at 5:30 o'clock. She was ninety-three years, five months and thirteen days old. The cause of her death was an attack of apoplexy suffered sometime Friday night Her husband, Samuel Nelson, has been dead forty-one years. She is survived by the following children: William Nelson, Richard Nelson, with whom she lived, Mrs. Mary Lyons of Ft. Recovery, Ohio, and Mrs. Martha Brow[n] of Hartford City. The funeral services will be conducted Tuesday Afternoon at 2:00 o'clock by Rev. Fred. Stovenour, at Kidder Chapel. Interment will be at Green Park cemetery.
*Caroline Childers was born 19 February 1816 in Virginia, the daughter of Shadrick Childers and Julia Ward. She married Samuel Nelson on 21 March 1839 in Jackson County, Ohio