HAMBLEN, Edward

Date of birth: 9 October 1870 Hamblen, Brown County, Indiana

Date of death: 6 November 1964 Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana

Edinburg Daily Courier, 7 November 1964

Edward Hamblen Dies Yesterday
  Edward Hamblen, a retired farm
implement salesman, died at 6:30
p.m. yesterday at the Masonic Home
Hospital, Franklin.
  The Reverend William Shuermann will
conduct funeral services at the
Mutz Funeral Home Tuesday at 1:30
P.M.  Burial will be at Rest Haven
Cemetery.
  Friends may call at the funeral
home after 2:00 p.m. Sunday.
  Mr. Hamblen was born in Johnson
County on October 9, 1870.  His
parents were David and Margaret
Shwehn Hamblen.
  On July 29, 1894, Mr. Hamblen
married Anna Prichard who died July
15, 1957.
  Surviving children are Mrs. Mary
Enochs, Indianapolis; Mrs. Ruth
Pruitt, Edinburg; Mrs. Doris
Carver, Hubert Hamblen and Guy
Hamblen, Indianapolis.  There are
three grandchildren and three
great-grandchildren.
  Mr. Hamblen was a member of the
Pisgah Christian Church which was
located in the now Camp Atterbury
area.  He was a 63 years member of
the Edinburg Masonic Lodge.

Franklin Evening Star,7 November 1964
Edward Hamblen, 
Former Edinburg 
Businessman, Dies      
  Edward Hamblen, 94, former owner
and operator of the FarmerŐs Supply
Gas Company near Edinburg, died
Friday in the Indiana Masonic Home
Hospital at 6:25 p.m.
  He had been a patient of the
hospital since 1962 and in failing
health for several years.  Mr.
Hamblen entered the Masonic Home
Sept. 9, 1957, from Lodge No. 100
in Edinburg.
  Funeral arrangements are not
complete at this time but services
will take place Tuesday in the Mutz
Funeral Home in Edinburg and burial
in Rest Haven Cemetery.  Calling
hours will be held at the funeral
home on Monday and until time for
the funeral Tuesday.
  Mr. Hamblen was born Oct. 9, 1870,
in Johnson County where he
continued to live and attend
school.  His parents were the late
David and Margaret Schwehn Hamblen.
  He married the former Anna
Pritchard, July 29, 1894, and they
were the parents of two sons and
three daughters.  Mrs. Hamblen died
in 1957.  Mr. Hamblen was also a
farmer and sales man during his
lifetime.  He was a member of the
Edinburgh Christian Church.
  All of the children survive and are
residents of Indianapolis.  The
sons are Guy and Hubert Hamblen and
the daughters are Mrs. Ruth Pruitt,
Mrs. Mary Enochs, and Mrs. Doris
Carver.  There are also several
grandchildren surviving.

Columbus Evening Republican, 7 November 1964
Mr. Hamblen Dies Friday 
At Franklin
EDINBURG  --  Edward Hamblen, 94,
died Friday at the Masonic home
hospital at Franklin where he had
been a patient since Thursday.  He
had lived in Edinburg and was a
retired farm implement salesman.
  The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m.
Tuesday at the Mutz Funeral Home in
Edinburg with burial at Rest Haven
Cemetery.  Personal may call at the
funeral home after 2 p.m. Sunday
and after 2 p.m. Monday.
  Surviving are three daughters, Mrs.
Mary Enochs and Mrs. Doris Carver,
both of Indianapolis, and Mrs. Ruth
Pruitt of Edinburg; two sons,
Hubert and Guy Hamblen, both of
Indianapolis, three grandchildren
and three great-grandchildren.

Shelbyville News, 7 November 1964
Death Claims Mr. Hamblen
Rites Tuesday For Retired Farmer, 94
    
  Edward Hamblen, 94, died at 6:30
p.m. Friday at the Masonic Home in
Franklin, where he had resided for
approximately five (5) years.
  Mr. Hamblen was a retired farmer
and farm implement salesman.  He
was born in Johnson County on Oct.
9, 1870, the son of David and
Margaret (Schwehm) Hamblen.  Mr.
Hamblen was a member of the Pisgah
Christian Church at Atterbury and a
63-year member of the Edinburg
Masonic Lodge.
  On July 29, 1894, he married Anna
Prichard.  She preceded in death on
July 15, 1957.
  Surviving are five children, Mrs.
Mary Enochs, Mrs. Doris Carver,
Hubert and Guy Hamblen, all of
Indianapolis, and Mrs. Ruth Pruitt
of Edinburg R.R., three
grandchildren and three
great-grandchildren.
  Services will be at 1:30 p.m.
Tuesday at the Mutz Funeral Home in
Edinburg.  Rev. William Schuerman
will officiate and burial will be
in Rest Haven Cemetery.  Friends
may call at the mortuary after 2:00
p.m. Sunday and after 2:00 p.m. on
Monday.

Franklin Daily Journal, 7 November 1964
Services set for Mr. Hamblen
EDINBURG  --  Funeral arrangements
are being made with the Mutz
Funeral Home for Edward Hamblen,
former Edinburg businessman, who
died at 6:25 p.m. Friday in the
Masonic Home at Franklin.  The
service will be Tuesday.
  Mr. Hamblen had operated the
Farmers Supply Company at Edinburg
for many years.  He and his wife,
the former Anna Pritchard, made
application for the Masonic Home,
however Mrs. Hamblen died while
they were waiting to be admiteed. 
Mr. Hamblen entered the Home on
September 9, 1957, through Edinburg
Lodge 100.  He was a member of the
Christian Church in Edinburgh.
  He is survived by two sons, Guy and
Hubert, and three daughters, Ruth
Pruitt, Mary Enochs and Doris
Carver, all of Indianapolis.  Also
surviving are several
grandchildren.
  The funeral will be Tuesday
afternoon at 1:30 p.m. from the
Mutz funeral home in Edinburg with
burial in the Rest Haven Cemetery. 
Visiting hours will be after 2:00
p.m. Sunday and Monday.
Submitted by Mark Wirey