Date of birth: 24 Feb 1840 Bartholomew County, Indiana

Date of death: 1 Nov 1913 Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana

Source: Franklin Evening Star, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, November 3 1913

Death of John Chandler
      John Chandler died at his home at 
350 East Ohio Street Saturday evening 
at five o'clock from complications of 
diseases, superinduced by heart failure 
and dropsy.  Mr. Chandler had not 
been well for the past few months 
and he had been confined to his home 
for six weeks.
      He was born in Bartholomew 
County, February 24th, 1840, and 
was seventy-three years of age.  Mr. 
Chandler had been a resident of this 
city for over twenty-five years and 
during a major portion of that time 
he had been employed as an engineer 
at the Greer-Wilkinson company, 
Coil Hoop Co., E. P. Erwin and 
Mr. Pittman.  Deceased was a member 
of the First Baptist Church and held 
membership in the Oddfellows Lodge.  
His death is mourned by many friends.  
He was one of a family of twelve 
children, all of whom are dead but two, 
Robert Chandler of Taylorsville and a 
sister, Mrs. Sarah Perry of St. Louis, Mo.
      Mrs. John Chandler died November 
16th last.  No children survive.  The 
funeral services were held from the home 
this afternoon at two o'clock, conducted 
by Dr. H. P. Klyver.  Members of the
 Oddfellows Lodge served as casket
 bearers and the lodge participated in the 
burial services, which were held at 
Greenlawn Cemetery.
      Dr. and Mrs. J. S. Hollingsworth, 
Mrs. Harry Pollick, Mrs. Bert McClain, 
Mrs. Ellen Ford, Mrs. Wm. Detrick 
and Mrs. Daniel Elder of Indianapolis, 
were here to attend the services.

Submitted by Mark E. Wirey

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