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Title: Obituaries Williamsport, IN Warren Review- Thursday, August 3, 1893 Edition
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Mrs. Sarah Evans Claypool was born near Hillsboro, O., November 13th, 1805 and departed this life at her home near Attica, Ind., July 19th, 1893 in the eighty-eighth year of her age. On March 2d, 1824, she was united in marriage to Mr. Wilson Claypool. In October following, they removed to Indiana and sttled near Attica. This was two years prior to the organization of Fountain County. She lived on the same farm for nearly sixty-nine years, hence was one of the oldest pioneer settlers. She was the mother of ten children, three of whom have preceded her to the heavenly home. Her husband died July 18th, 1876. She leaves one daughter, six sons, twenty-five grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren, and a very large circle of friends and acquaintances to mourn her departure. Grandma Claypool was truly "A mother in Israel." She was descended from a pious ancestry, adn was a child of the Covenant, having been baptized in infancy and solemnly consecrated to God by her Christian parents. Rev. Dr. Dickey of Hillsboro Presbyterian Church, baptized her, receiver her to church membership, and also performed for her the marriage ceremony. For very many years she was a faithful and devoted member of the Beulah Presbyterian Church and was one of the charter members of its missionary society. Her life was a beautiful, happy, helpful one, a blessing not only to her immediate family and the church she dearly loved, but also the whole community. "She being dead yet speaketh" The funeral servie was conducted by her pastor, Rev. D. R. Love, at the family residence Saturday, July 22d, 1893. She was entered in the Beulah Cemetery in which (cannot read). Mrs. Charles Clem of State Line died Sunday morning of typhoid fever after several days' illness. Mrs. Clem was a daughter of John G. Murphy, and leaves a husband and three children to mourn her loss. The funeral servies were held Monday after which interment took place at Baltimore Cemetery. (*Charlotte W. Murphy Clem)

Date: 8/3/1893
Origin: Warren Review Extracted from Microfilm
Author: Sharon Roberts
Record ID: 00003418
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Date Entered: 2/18/2014
Entered By: Chris Brown

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