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Title: Death's Harvest
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Deceased departed this life at his home in Green Hill at 6 o'clock a.m. Thursday, January 31, 1907, from the infirmities of age. He was born in Guilford county, N.C., in 1827, and at his death was 80 years of age. He became a citizen of Indiana when 8 years of age, and learned the shoemaker's trade, which he followed until 1848. In 1849, he married Miss Sarah Hershman who was born in Hamilton county, Indiana.

He received a good English education in his youth and began to study of medicine in 1853 and attended two courses of lecture at the Ft. Wayne Medical College. For two years after he studied medicine under Dr. Lacey and then began to practice at Rockfield, in Carroll county. He then moved to Tippecanoe County, near LaFayette, where he proacticed until 1875 when he moved to Green Hill in this county. In 1881, he graduated from the Indiana Eclectic Medical College. He was a Mason, belonging to Green Hill Lodge, No. 455, ans was a Past Grand Representative of Tippecanoe Lodge, I.O.O.F.

He was the father of eight children all of whom are adults. His wife died several years ago. He was again married about two years ago, his wife surviving him. For over thirty years, he had lived at Green Hill and during all these years had practiced his professions, and was well known by every man, woman, and child in that community.

He had been ill for several weeks prior to his death. The following children survive him:- Mrs. Ida Boothroyd, of Otterbein; Edward Vick, of Otterbein; Wm. Vick of Cairo, Ills.; Mrs. Jessie Barry, of LaFayette; Mrs. Emiline Evans, of LaFayette and Mrs. Chas. Cottingham, of Danville, Ills. The funeral held last Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Armstrong.

Date: 4/7/1907
Origin: The Warren Republican
Author: Dr. William B. Vick
Record ID: 00002578
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Warren County Historical Society
Date Entered: 8/10/2001
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Entered By: Amber M Knipe

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