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Title: Obituaries Williamsport, IN. Warren Review- Thursday, January 31, 1895 Edition
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Mrs. Anna Potts, nee Lutz, died at her home in Hammond Sunday morning at 2 o'clock from consumption. The remains arrived here at 5:46 p.m. Tuesday and the funeral services were held Wednesday, after which interment was made in Hillside Cemetery. Jacob Bisel was born in Mela Couch, Baden, Germany, November 6th, 1845, where his early life was spent. In 1871, in June, at the age of 26 years, he immigrated to this country, coming to Warren County, where he settled and has since resided. He was united in marriage in December of 1872 to Miss Christina Fry, with whom he lived happily unitl death. From this union four children, George, Rena, Elizabeth and William were born, all of whom survive him. He died after a long illness from consumption, January 22, 1895 at his home near the Indiana Mineral Springs, aged 49 years, 2 months and 16 days. The funeral services, conducted by Rev. Wm. Wilmer under the auspices of the Masonic Fraternity, were held from the church at Rainsville the 24th inst., after which the remains were followed to the last resting place by a large concourse of friends. Mr. Bisel was an exemplary citizen, a hard worker and a man who thought much of his home and its sacredness, and was one of the best stonemasons, his trade, in all this section. The family hs the sympathies of the entire community in their sad bereavement. Frank A. Richards fatally shot J. P. Campbell at Georgetown, Ill., a few miles southwest of Danville Saturday night one week ago. Campbell died almost instantly. There was an old feud existing between the men, a woman being at the bottom of it. Richardson gave himself up and is now in jail at Danville. E. L. Slagle, a well to do farmer of Bolivar Township, drpped dead in the bank here Wednesday afternoon while endorsing a check. Mr. Slagle and his wife had come into town about three o'clock and while Mrs. Slagle went to attend to some business, he stepped into the bank to draw some money. J. F. Lewis, Dorren Banman and a couple of other men were in at the time and, after speaking to these, Mr. Slagle stepped to the desk to sign his name on the back of a check. The name was about half written when, without uttering a sound of any kind, he suddenly fell against Lewis and then to the floor. Those present supposed probably it was a fit but he lay so still that Banman ran upstairs for Dr. Hoag, who immediately came down, and as soon as he saw the man, pronounced it no fit. Dr. Roberts came in by this time and the two doctors made an examination and pronounced the man beyond all earthly help. according to their decision he died of heart failure and was in all probability dead before he struck the floor. An inquest was held but developed no new facts in the case and the dead man was removed to his home in Templeton. He was about 65 years of age and was, to all appearances, in the best of health and his death is a true demonstration of the fact that "No man knoweth when his time will come." The funeral occurred Friday afternoon, Rev. maker officiating, with interment in the West Cemetery here. --Oxford Tribune

Date: 1/31/1895
Origin: Warren Review Extracted from Microfilm
Author: Sharon Roberts
Record ID: 00003487
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Date Entered: 3/18/2014
Entered By: Chris Brown

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