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Title: Obituaries Williamsport, IN. Warren Review-Thursday, March 17, 1892 Edition
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G. W. Taylor died at the residence of I. N. Taylor of cancer at 6 a.m. last Friday after a long illness. His obituary will be found elsewhere in this issue. Information was received here of the death of Charles Pomeroy of Brooklyn, N. Y. on Sunday. He as a former resident of this place and is also well known in Attica. His sudden death from neuralgia is sad news to his many friends and relatives. Obituary. William Haines was born in Columbian County, Ohio, July 5th, 1808 and lived to the ripe old age of 83 years, 7 months and 26 days. His parents both died while he was a child and he lived with his maternal grandmother until he was sixteen when he began to work for himself; first at a sawmill then at woolen mills. Though raised a Friend, he married Nancy Fessel, 'outside the church' and all old Friends knew what this meant in 1828. They became members of the Christian Church. In 1849 he came to Parke County, still working at his trade at Mecca. In 1852 he became a farmer and lived on a farm until the 13th of last May when he took up his abode with his son, E. W. Haines at Annapolis, where he had every attention. Though suffering greatly at times, his end was peaceful and his hope for eternity bright. Rev.'s Ashley, VanAllen and Biddle took part in the funeral services. The body was interred in Oakwood Cemetery, Montezuma. -Bloomingdale World. Mr. Haines was well and favorably known in this county, especially in the vicinity of West Lebanon where he formerly resided and his heirs still own real estate. Obituary. George Washington Taylor died at the residence of his brother, I. N. Taylor of this place, March 11th, 1892 at 6 o'clock a.m., after a long and painful illness from that dread disease cancer, which attacked and entirely consumed the left side of his face and was laid to rest in Hillside Cemetery. The subject of the sketch was born Feb. 22nd, 1813. Having fought a good fight and having kept the faith he has gone to receive his reward from Him who said, "Love me and keep my commandments." Deceased was of Scotch-Irish and English decent, and was one of a family of eight children-four sisters and three brothers-he being the oldest son of the family. Geeorge Taylor (grandfather of the deceased was a captain and owner of a vessel, then plying on the ocean, and was compelled to leave his native country because of his antipathy to George III, and his rule in America, having served this country in the revolution, he chose it as his future home, and located in Rockbridge County, Va., selecting his home on top of a mountain called the "Short-Hill." The mountain top contained about one thousand acres of comparatively level land, and was once evidently a volcano, and subsequently a lake, and is near the head of Cedar Creek, which passes under the Natural Bridge four miles below. This home on the hilltop, surrounded by the wonderful works of nature and the mountain scenery, was the birthplace of the deceased. At the age of thirty-two years, George W. Taylor removed from Virginia to Xenia, Ohio, where he lived for many years, joining the Baptist Church at that place in early manhood, where he held his membership until the time of his death. In 1822 he moved to this county where he has made his home since that time. Mr. Taylor was a famer occupation and devoted much of his time to the culture of tobacco. He possessed all the sterling qualities that mark one as just, upright and truthful. Deceased was known among his relatives as "Uncle Wash: and was dearly loved by all because of his kind and genial disposition. He was never married, and until of late years, made regular annual visits to all his kinfolks within reach. His brother, nieces and nephews very much regret that a life, imparting so much sunshine to their childhood days, should have so painful a close. Those who have not seen him in his last and only serious illness can have only the most pleasant memories of "Uncle Wash."

Date: 3/17/1892
Origin: Warren Review extracted from microfilm
Author: Sharon Roberts
Record ID: 00003352
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Date Entered: 12/17/2013
Collection: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Entered By: Chris Brown

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