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Title: Obituaries Williamsport, IN. Warren Review-Thursday, September 3, 1891 Edition
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Albert Petty, a young man about twenty years of age, living with his parents about three and a half miles southwest of Carbondale, died at his home of pneumonia last Friday. The funeral services, conducted by the Rev. T. E. Webb were held Sunday morning at 11 o'clock in the Jordan Chapel, after which interment was made in the Chapel cemetery. Mr. Petty was a model young man and respected by all who knew him. The remains of the three of S.B. Mathis' children which were buried in a family cemetery on the prairie farm, were taken up by parties and entered in the family lot in Hillside Cemetery on Tuesday. Obituary. Austin Swank died at his home in this place last Thursday morning at 10 o'clock from consumption after an illness of a number of months at the twenty-eight years, eleven months and twenty-two days. He was the only child of Oliver and Mary E. Swank upon his father's second marriage, and was born on the farm 2 1/2 miles northwest of this place, September the 5th, 1862. He grew to manhood upon the farm, receiving a good common school education and was united in marriage to Miss Bell Gould, Nov. 16, 1882, with whom he lived until death. From this union two children were born, a girl and a boy, Edna and Jessie, which still survive. After their marriage the young people remained at home taking care of Mr. Swank's aged fater and mother. Eight years ago the father died leaving the control of the farm to Austin, where he lived caring for his mother and family until about two years ago, when they purchased property on Lincoln street, moving to town and selling the farm. Austin was never a rugged boy and about a year ago fell a prey to the dreaded disease of consumption. He however was only confined to the house a short time before he died, he going down very rapidly at the last. During his last hours of life, under the direction of the Rev. Coly Hall he was led to Christ and died in the happy thoughts of the Christian faith. He leaves an aged mother, a wife and two children together with a number of more distant relatives and a large circle of friends to mourn for him who was called to the great unknown just in the prime of life. The funeral services were conducted by the Rev. T. E. Webb at the residence at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon, after which interment was made in the Schlosser Cemetery where other members of the family sweetly sleep awaiting the resurrection call.

Date: 9/3/1891
Origin: Warren Review extracted from microfilm
Author: Sharon Roberts
Record ID: 00003325
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Date Entered: 11/25/2013
Collection: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Entered By: Chris Brown

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