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Title: Obituaries Williamsport, IN Warren Review- Thursday, May 25, 1893 Edition
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The extreme penalty for manslaughter was meted out to James A. Campbell by a jury in the Fountain Circuit Court last week. Campbell, on August 10th, 1892, while drunk and attending a fair in the town of Eugene in Vermillion County, killed the town marshal, Abram Conner, with a knife and was indicted for murder in the first degree. Campbell continued the trail several times, then took a change of venue to Fountain County where the case was called for trial Monday, May 15, and on Thursday, following, the jury returned a verdict fixing his punishment at 21 years in the penitentiary. Judge Rabb was the trail judge and thinks the defendant narrowly escaped the gallows. The state was represented by Prosecutor Ele Stansbury of this circuit, and B.F. Aikman the Vermillion County Prosecutor, and by Ward & Gibbon of Newport and the defense by Conley & Sawyer of Newport and Nebeker & Sims of Covington We aer informed that the jury was remarkable for its intelligence and the first 12 men called into the jury box were accepted by both sides and tried the case, 11 of them being members of the regular panel. J.C. Stutler died at his home in west Lebanon of consumption last Wednesday. The funeral services occurred Thursday. Mrs. J. P. Darling, aged mother of Mrs. Vet Wood and Mrs. J. W. Bush, died at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Robert Cole in Danville, Ill., last Saturday, after a brief illness. The remains were brought here Sunday afternoon by rail, and the funeral servies were held from the M. E. Church Monday after which interment took place in Hillside Cemetery Eynon Dysert, aged 62 years, 5 months and 13 days, died at his home in Prairie Township May 10th, 1893 at about 4 o'clock p.m. The funeral was preached at 2 o'clock Thursday at the residence by Rev. Broomfield of Boswell, after which the remains were interred in the Locust Grove Cemetary. He was a member of the M. E. Church. His death was caused by paralysis. Mr. Dysert had just reached the age to enjoy life when God called him to his haven of rest. His bereaved wife and children have the sympathy of the entire neighborhood. Benjamin Marlatt of Fountain County, brother of the late Abraham Marlatt of this county, died at his home in Shawnee Township at 7 a.m. Sunday, May 21, after a brief illness. Mr. Marlatt was born in Berkley County, Virginia January 27th, 1814, and came with his parents to Indiana at the age of 12 years. He was married to Elizabeth Wagner, who survives him, November 8th, 1859. To them nine children were born, two sons and seven daughters. Deceased leaves a wife, two sons, five daughters, one sister and five brothers to mourn his death, together with a large circle of friends. The funeral services, conducted by the Rev. Wilmer, were held from the family residence Monday at 4 p.m., after which interment took place in Beulah Cemetery near by.

Date: 5/25/1893
Origin: Warren Review Extracted from Microfilm
Author: Sharon Roberts
Record ID: 00003411
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Date Entered: 2/18/2014
Entered By: Chris Brown

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