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Adam Ault

Elwood Call Leader, Thursday 24 May 1923

Long Illness of Well Known Man Terminates Last Evening. Adam Ault, 66, one of the best known residents of the Aroma community, died at his home seven miles southwest of the city last evening, after an illness of more than one year of a complication of diseases. Mr. Ault had been at the Methodist hospital at Indianapolis for some time but was not benefitted and specialists were unable to aid his condition.

He was born in Hamilton county and had spent all of his life in that community, being one of its most esteemed citizens. He was married to Edith Edwards August 14, 1879 and one child was born to their union. Mrs. Z.O. House, who with the widow survives. Vola House is the only grandchild. He leaves four brothers: Ransom S. Ault and Isom Ault of the Aroma neighborhood; James of Elwood and Jesse of Norcatur, Kansas.

Mr. Ault had been a member of the M.E. church for more than twenty-five years and was known as a consistent christian. The funeral services will be conducted at the church at Aroma Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock by Rev. A.K. Love, assisted by Rev. H.W. Parks and the burial will be in the cemetery at that place.

[Elwood Call Leader, Thursday 24 May 1923]