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Title: Obituaries Williamsport In. Warren Review- Thursday, February 25, 1892 Edition
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Death is particularly sad under whatever conditions we face it, whether it be in childhood, youth or old age. Yet, there are conditions under which this sadness may be intensified when those of our friends who have been especailly endeared to us through constant suffering and care for years of life are called from us into the unending future. This might be said to be especially true of the subject of this sketch, who, born in Prairie Township, December 15th, 1864, where his parents then resided, was, with the exception of the first two years of life, almost a constant sufferer. From being accidentally hurt, he became a cripple for life, and thus became an easy prey to disease, which attacked him in various forms throughout life. In 1881 his mother and family moved to this place, when Grant as he was familiarly known, entered school and in due time graduated with the highest regard of both his teachers and classmates. Although it might be said he was a constant sufferer, he was always cheerful and patient, and full of business when as engaged. He filled the office of assistant cashier of the bank in this place with satisfaction and credit so long as his health permitted. His final illness was that of Bright's disease, and through terrible suffering he was brave until death came, which was at eight o'clock last Thursday morning. The funeral services, conducted by the Rev. Wilmer, were held from the family residence at 2 p.m., Friday, and interment was made in Hillside Cemetery. Grant was pitied in his sufferings and loved in life and death by all who knew him. Solomon Shatell was born in Reading, Pa., February 20th, 1835, and died Febraury 16th, 1892, at his home in Jordan Township, aged 56 years, 11 months and 26 days. Mr. Shatell spent his youth in the state of Pennsylvania, learning the blacksmith trade and working at the same until 1861, when he moved to Williamsport. In 1861, before immigrating to Williamsport, he was united in marriage to Miss Catharine Hafen, who still survives him. From this union seven children, four boys-Solomon, Elmer, Sandy and Newton-and three girls-Cassie, Estella and Mertie- all of which, except Mertie who was an exceptionally bright child, who died in April of 1880, still survive. Upon coming to Indiana, Mr. and Mrs. Shatell settled in Williamsport where they lived until 1875, in which year he moved to Jordan Township where he resided, a farmer, until his death. Mr. Shatell had always been apparently a very strong man until attacked, a short time since, with la grippe. He grew rapidly worse on Monday before, and died Tuesday morning of the 16th, isnt. The funeral services conducted by the Rev. C.B. Mock were held on Friday from the family residence, attended by a large circle of friends, and interment was made at the Jordan Graveyard. Mr. Shatell was a good citizen, a neighbor in every sense of the term, a loving husband and a kind and indulgent father. A host of relatives and friends mourn his loss, and sympathize with the bereaved family. C.C. Moore died of lung fever at Otterbein last Friday. He went to Battle Ground on business some two weeks ago, was taken sick there, returned as far as Otterbein, and was not able to get home. He was born in this township and lived here all his life. He was one of our best businessmen, honorable in all his dealings. He was forty-nine years old, and leaves a wife and three children with a host of friends to mourn his death. He was brought home and funeral services held at his own house, conducted by the Rev. Smith, then the remains were taken back to Otterbein, thence to Battle Ground to be buried beside his mother. We all feel the loss and extend our sympathies to the bereaved family.

Date: 2/25/1892
Origin: Warren Review extracted from Microfilm
Author: Sharron Roberts
Record ID: 00003350
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Date Entered: 12/17/2013
Entered By: Chris Brown

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