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Colbert Family Obituaries

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Arne H Trelvik
 


Funeral
Card

Funeral Notice.

Died - At the residence of his father, D. C.
Colbert, in Lebanon, Ohio, August 6th, 1881, at
1:20 a.m.,

Granville E. Colbert
AGED 28 YEARS.

Funeral services at C. P. Church, 4 P.M. Sab-
bath afternoon, August 7th, conducted by Rev. J.
L. Sprowls and Rev. S. D. Clayton.

Lebanon, O., August 6, 1881.

by
Arne H Trelvik
11 June 2003
MRS. SARAH COLBERT [probably should be Mrs. Jane Colbert]

Mrs. Sarah Colbert aged 82, relict of the late David Colbert, passed away at the Old Colbert homestead corner of Silver and Cherry street, early Tuesday morning. She has been suffering with an attack of la grippe and this together with her advanced years brought on the end which was wholly not unexpected but at the same time quite sudden.

She is survived by a sister and three children, who together with a hose of friends mourn the loss of the pure Godly lady. Funeral services will be held Friday.

Source: The Western Star 23 February 1911 [copy obtained from obituary collection at the Warren County Genealogical Society]

NOTE: It is believed that the obituary writer has the first name wrong. Jane Evans married David Thorpe Colbert.
Jane's sister, Sarah Evans married Dr. Isaac Lincoln Drake. Also see tombstones for Jane Colbert, David Colbert and Sarah Drake and
Death Certificate
for Jane Colbert

by
Arne H Trelvik
21 April 2004
 

DEATH OF STEPHEN COLBERT.

Stephen Colbert died this morning at 2 o'clock, aged about 60 years. He had been a great sufferer for years from asthma, and on many occasions death seemed to be hovering so near that it was not expected by his family and friends that he could possibly live from one hour to another. He was a tailor by trade, but for serveral months his health was such that he could not work. He was a brother of D. T. Colbert and leaves a wife and one son. The funeral has not been announced yet.

Source: The Western Star 16 Oct 1884 [copy obtained from obituary collection at the Warren County Genealogical Society]

by
Arne H Trelvik
16 Dec 2005
 

OBITUARY

Stephen B. Colbert, for many years a citizen of Lebanon, died at his residence on North Mechanic street, at 2 o'clock Thursday morning, after a protracted illness, aged sixty years. Deceased had been a sufferer for years with asthma, yet but few, perhaps, ever bore affliction with more fortitude than did he. The funeral services will take place at 2 p.m. to-day (Saturday), at the M. E. Church, and will be conducted by Revs. G. H. Dart and R. J. Beard. A loving wife and one son mourn the loss of the father and head of the family

Source: The Lebanon Gazette 18 Oct 1884 [copy obtained from obituary collection at the Warren County Genealogical Society]

by
Arne H Trelvik
16 Dec 2005

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