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Title: Obituaries Williamsport IN, Warren Review- Thursday, September 1, 1892 Edition
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William S. French died at his home in West Lebanon Friday, Aug. 19, 1892 at 7 o'clock a.m. He was born in Vermillion County, this state, Dec. 3rd, 1817 where he spent a portion of his youth. In early life, he, with his parents, came to Warren County and located near West Lebanon. He was married to Martha A. Fleming in 1838. To them were born eleven children-four boyrs and seven daughters, three of whom are now dead. He united with the Christian church in 1878 and was a constant and faithful memeber to the last. The funeral took place at his home at 2 o'clock, 21st, and burial in West Lebanon Cemetery. The funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Mavity. The relatives from afar, who were in attendance, were Fleminton Moore of Milford, Ill., James Russell of Decalb, Ill., Mrs Addie Yates of Rensselaer, Ind., Mrs. Elizabeth Norton of Rossville, Ill., and Robert French and family of Hoopeston, Ill. The cause of his death was the effects of the la grippe, from which he was a sufferer for about one year. His last attack was short. He took a severe chill Sunday eveving about 9 o'clock, from which time he gradually grew weaker until Friday, when he closed his earthly career at the age of 74 years, 8 months and 16 days. Bert Cox, son of Wm Cox, who formerly lived in this county, was found dead in Isaac Reed's barn near Portland one week ago Tuesday. He was visiting in the neighborhood and with Mr. Reed and is suppossed to have died of epilepsy to which he was subject. Young Cox was about twenty-four years old. Interment was made Wednesday in Bear Creek cemetery.

Date: 9/1/1892
Origin: Warren Review extracted from microfilm
Author: Sharon Roberts
Record ID: 00003379
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Date Entered: 1/14/2014
Entered By: Chris Brown

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