Jay County Obituaries
Portland Commercial, Thursday, August 29, 1889, pg 1 col 4
ERASTUS WINTERS, father of Hial J. Winters and Mrs. Pal. J. Smith, of this city, died at his residence, in Knox township, Saturday evening, August 24th, and was buried in the Winters cemetery Monday at 11 o'clock.
Note from County Host, Sandi;
Erastus Winters was also the father of Mary Katherine Winters, wife of John W Evilsizer, Jr