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Title: Obituaries Williamsport, IN. Warren Review- Thursday, April 19, 1894 Edition
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Deceased was born in Ross county, Ohio, April 21st, 1818, and died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Amanda Lisk, with whom he had resided for the past two years, April 3rd, 1894, at 6:15 a.m., aged 75 years, 11 months, and 12 days. His death was caused by general debility super induced by la grippe. And although everything that living, untiring hands and a skillful physician could do was done, it seemed of no use. Death came and took from us a dear father and friend. A short service was held at the house, after which the remains were taken to the Pine Village Cemetery and placed beside the wife and mother who had passed before. At his rewuest a funeral service was held at the M. E. Church at Pine Village, it being his old home church. The services were conducted by Rev. Eli Myers who was his pastor at the time of his death. He came to Indiana with his parents in the fall of 1829 and lived on a farm near Pine Village until 12 years ago, when he moved with his family to Williamsport, where he resided until death. He was twice married, he first wife being Miss nncy Brown, and by this union 3 children were born- one son and two daughters- the youngest dying in infancy. His second wife was Miss Cynthia J. Sewell, and by this union 10 children were born, seven of whom survive them, and three who passed before. His last wife died November 11th, 1887. The first four years after her death, his youngest daughter, Emma, kept house for him and her younger brother, Olive, patiently and carefully watched and attending to every need as only a loving children could do. He united with the M. E. Church when but a boy and lived a faithful Christian to the end. During the last few days of her life he realized that death was near and expressed his willingness to go, and calling each of his children to his bedside said he was going to meet that dear mother who had gone before, and asked that each might live that they too could meet her in that home above.

Date: 4/19/1894
Origin: Warren Review Extracted from Microfilm
Author: Sharon Roberts
Record ID: 00003450
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Date Entered: 3/4/2014
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Entered By: Chris Brown

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