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Title: Obituaries Williamsport, IN. Warren Review- Thursday, May 10, 1894 Edition
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Augustus Palin was born in Henry County, Indiana on April 19, 1836, and passed peacefully away to his home beyond on the eve of the 27th day of April 1894, aged 58 years and 8 days. He was converted and became a member of the M. E. Church on February 24, 1855, and his life has been that of a consistent Christian gentleman. His membership at his death was with the church of his choice at Milford, Ill. He was united in marriage with Miss Nancy J. Holland on January 29, 1857. They moved to Fountain County near Newtown in the fall of 1858, where they lived until spring of 1872 when they removed to Iroquois County, Ill., residing there until the fall of 1884, when they removed to Williamsport, Indiana, where heresided until the death of his companion, which occurred Dec. 8th, 1888. There were born to them three sons and four daughters, four of them married, one son and three daughters. They mourn the loss of a kind, indulgent father. His home of late has been with one of his married daughters near Milford, Ill., where he died after a sickness of five or six months of lung trouble super induced by that dread disease la grippe. His remains were brought to the home of his brother O. H. Palin in Attica on the 28th and the funeral services were held the following day in the U. B. Church in Shawnee, where a vast concourse of friends and old acquaintances of deceased were gathered to do honor to his memory. After suitable services, with most excellent music appropriate to the occasion furnished by the M. E. choir of Newtown, his remains were laid to rest by the side of his wife in the beautiful little elevated cemetery on the banks of the historic Shawnee, there to remain until the earth shall give up its dead. The services were conducted by Rev. J. J. Schermerhorn, assisted by Rev. W. P. McKinsey of the Attica M. E. Church. The subject of this sketch, Amos Ogborn, was born in the state of New Jersey, February 28th, 1816, and on the bright and cheerful spring morning at 7 o'clock of April 26th, 1894, the suffering tenement of clay was relieved and the spirit fluttered out to meet its God, aged 78 years, 1 month and 29 days. Uncle Amos, as he was usually called, was an early pioneer of the county, having settled on the old homestead west of town in 1839 and remaining there until one year ago when he removed to twon to spend the few remaining months. For many years the deceased had been a constant sufferer of that terrible and dreadful disease, cancer, it having become so deeply seated that no medical aid could relieve. All that loving hands and skilled physicians could do was done, but God claims his own and death was the inevitable. Gather Ogborn had long ago made all things ready for the future, not murmuring at the terrible affliction but only anxious for the summons "it is enough, come up higher." He was indeed a Christian man, constantly wearing the armor of truth and honesty. Fully realizing the nature of his desease, he quite often spoke of longing to "be freed from all pain and go home to rest with God." His suffering were probably all that human is heir to, and of the most excruciating nature, but the poor old sould bore it all and trusted in "Him who doeth all things well" The funeral, which was a very large one, was jointly conducted by Rev. D. A. Rogers of the M.E. Church and Elder Cooper of the U. B. Church of which the deceased was a life long member. Probably few men bid farewell to this life with a brighter future and more warm friends than did this man. A widow and several grandchildren bow in humble submission to Him, who is able to save and the entire community will miss a good neighbor, a true citizen and Christian man in all that the name implies.

Date: 5/10/1894
Origin: Warren Review Extracted from Microfilm
Author: Sharon Roberts
Record ID: 00003453
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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