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Title: Obituaries Williamsport, IN. Warren Review-Thursday, June 25, 1891 Edition
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Hannah Mong, wife of the late George Mong, died at her home near Marshfield last Sunday morning, from a complication of troubles. It has only been a short time since Mr. Mong was killed by a train between this place and Attica. Only a few days ago Mrs. Mong was here transacting business connected with the settlement of the estate. Interment took place at the Shankland graveyard Monday afternoon. Death of William T. Nichol Wm T. Nichol, who has been in business here for the past twenty years, died at his home in this place of congestion of the lungs, after a week's illness, the 19th inst. Mr. Nichol was born in 1850 in Cecil County, Md., where his youth was passed up to twenty years, when he came to Williamsport in 1870. The next six years to 1876 was spent as a clerk in the dry goods business, Mr. Nichol working for Malen Hanes, B.R. Gregory and W. T. Moore. In 1876 he purchased a stock of goods of W. T. Moore and was up to the year 1890 leader in the dry goods business at this point. Last year he sold his dry goods interest to F. L. Gemmer and while settling up his business was running a small stock of groceries, boots and shoes, in which he was engaged at the time of his death. In September of 1879 he was united in marriage to Miss Julia Hansicker and to them have been born two children, May and Arthur. These he leaves, together with a host of other friends, behind him to mourn his death. The funeral, conducted by the Rev. Wm Wilmer, took place from the family residence at 4 o'clock Saturday afternoon, when the remains were taken in charge by his brother K of Ps from this lodge, joined by the Attica and West Lebanon lodges, and buried according to the lodge services in Hillside Cemetery. We extend to the bereaved, with the public generally, our sincerest sympathies in this their hour of sore trial, but the human arm is too short in such cases and those passing through such dark hours must rely upon the Supreme Power. A Sad Accident. Fred McVicker, living on the Allen place in Liberty Township, took his family of two boys and two girls and wife and went to "Point Rock" and "the deep hole" in Pine Creek just below Rainsville last Wednesday fishing. The two boys, one eleven and the other fourteen, left the rest of the party and went up the creek some distance, being cautioned not to go in swimming. The mother grew uneasy and upon going to look for the boys, found their clothes. The boys had both gone into the treacherous deep hole and were drowned. Their bodies were recovered after some search and taken to their home in the evening, from whence the funeral services took place on Thursday and interment was made at Boswell. The affair is sad in the extreme and the bereaved have the sympathy of all who hear of the boys' sad fate. Obituary. The subject of this sketch was born in Greene County, Ohio, March 25th, 1814, where he spent his boyhood days and youth. In 1840 he came to Warren County, where he has since resided. In 1842 he was married to Miss Esther J. Kearns with whom he has since lived. From this marriage three daughters were born, Mary J. Melton, now deceased, Rachael B. Berryman, wife of hugh Berryman, and Madeline E. James. Mr. James, at the time of his death, which resulted from cancer upon the left side of the head and face, on Sunday, June 14th, was 77 years, two months and nineteen days old, still being a man of strong vital power. Mr. James was a member of no church or secret organization, but was a man believing in doing unto others as he wished them to do unto him. He was a good citizen and a kind and indulgent father and will be greathly missed in his family circle. His remains were interred in the Berry James Cemetery Tuesday, the 16th inst. He leaves a widow and two daughters and a host of warm friends to mourn his loss. On last Wednesday when Mr. McVicker and family were fishing at the deep hole in Big Pine creek, one mile below town, two of their little boys, aged 11 and 14 years, went down the creek to bathe. There are some very deep and dangerous holes near the Point Rocks and one not acquainted with the place would think it shoal water. The boys got beyond their depth, and both were drowned. Dr. Hoffman was sent for, but was away from home. G. N. Blanchard was sent for and soon got there. after a close examination he expressed the belief that there was no hope of resuscitating either of them. It was hard to tell just how long they had been in the water. J. C. and J. W. Covolt and family attened the funeral of their sister, Mrs. Lou Slack of Stone Bluff, Fountain County, last Monday.

Date: 6/25/1891
Origin: Warren Review extracted from microfilm
Author: Sharon Roberts
Record ID: 00003317
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Date Entered: 11/20/2013
Collection: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Entered By: Chris Brown

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