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Title: Obituaries Williamsport, IN. Warren Review-Thursday, July 23, 1891 Edition
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Dr. Simpkins who until recently lived just north of town, when he moved one mile south of Attica, we learn, dropped dead Sunday morning. We have been unable to learn particulars which will be given next week, but rumor has it as follows: The Dr. went to his barn to feed Sunday morning and not returning at the proper time, the family grew uneasy and went in search of him. He was found dead just inside the stable door with a number of marks on his head and face fand from this foul play is suspected and we learn two parties have been arrested. He has, however been suffering for some time with heart trouble and his death in the absence of a definite cause has been attributed to this. We hope to give our readers full particulars next week, with a brief sketch of the Doctor's life. Harrison Marin Best, a little son of Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Best, departed this life July 9, 1891. On the 7th inst., he took some matches from the house with which he set some straw on fire. His clothing took fire and the flesh on the right side from the knee to the shoulder was so terribly burned that he died from the effects at the time above stated. He was born April 7, 1888, therefore was three years, three months and two days old. The funeral services took place at the family residence, Saturday, July 12th, conducted by Rev. A. Ward, after which the remains were laid away in Hefern Cemetery. The little daughter of Samuel and Ella Price3 died July 15th, aged one year, six months and twelve days. She was born Jan. 4th, 1891. Her disease was cholera infantum. We sympathize with the bereaved parents. (*Birth year should be 1890, according to age)

Date: 7/23/1891
Origin: Warren Review extracted from Microfilm
Author: Sharron Roberts
Record ID: 00003319
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Date Entered: 11/20/2013
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Entered By: Chris Brown

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