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Submitted by: JP Smith

John Ault

Elwood Call Leader, 29 July 1944

John Ault, 83, died at his home, eight miles southwest of Elwood, Friday afternoon at 2:15 o'clock, of complication following an illness of several months. Born August 7, 1860, in Hamilton county, he was the son of Henry and Rachel Ault. He married Miss Emma Mae Carpenter, January 3, 1884, who survives. He was a well known farmer of Hamilton county.

Survivors are: the widow Emma; three daughters- Mrs. Bert George; Mrs. Ora Fouch, both of Arcadia; Mrs. Vern Reddick of Cicero; two sons- George and Ward Ault of Elwood; fourteen grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; two sisters- Mrs. Mary Carpenter of Hamilton county; Mrs. Clementine Justice of Elwood; three brothers- Sanford Ault of Elwood; Albert Ault of Mexico City and Lewis Ault, also of Elwood.

The body was removed to the Copher and Fesler funeral home and will be taken to the residence this evening. Funeral rites will be conducted Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock, from the Aroma Methodist church with Rev. E.W. Hamilton in charge. Burial will be made in the Aroma cemetery.

[Elwood Call Leader, 29 July 1944]