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Title: Obituaries Williamsport, IN. Warren Review - Thursday, June 13, 1895 Edition
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Abe Smith died at his home near Indpenendence June 2nd, age 58 years. He was an honored soldier and the disabilities contracted in the service had much to do with his death. Andrew Zeigler, an old and respected citizen of Attica and a large landowner in this county, died at his home in the above city Sunday, June 2nd at the age of 78 years. After a long and painful illness, Sarah Shank of Marshfield departed this life May 22, 1895, from dropsy. Sarah was born in Jackson County, Ohio, October 3rd, 1826. She was united in marriage to Joseph Motes in 1843. She moved with her family to Warren County in 1848 and settled near Marshfield. To her was born five children, Louisa, Abraham, Amanda, Miles and Mary, three of whom survive her. Her husband died in 1853 and she remained a widow until 1859 when she was united in marriage to W. H. Shank, to whom was born one daughter, Sarah Eliza. At the age of nine years she departed this life. Sarah leaves a husband, one son, two daughters, five grandchildren, one brother, two sisters and a host of relatives and friends to mourn her loss. Sarah was a good Christian woman and will be sadly missed. She was always kind and obliging and ready to do a good kind act for someone. She never turned a stranger from her door hungry. she was generous and kind and the writer can only say there is a crown in heaven for her. Sarah united with the Presbyterian Church nearly thirty years ago under the ministration of Rev. Mitchell. From that time on, she lived a faithful member. When she saw death approaching she said she was ready and all was well. The funeral was preached by Rev. Mavity of West Lebanon at the home of the deceased, after which the remains were followed by a large concourse of friends and neighbors. Dearest mother is at rest. Margaret Correll wife of John Correll, and mother of Volney Correll died at her home in Attica Sunday morning at 2 o'clock, from general debility, aged 86 years. Mrs. Correll was born and raised in Germany where she was united in marriage to John Correll, who died about twenty-seven years ago. They immigrated to this country landing in Columbus, Ohio, some 51 years ago, where they lived until about 40 years ago when they moved to Indiana. Thirty-five years ago the family moved to Attica, where the mother has since lived. The family consisted of ten in all, father, mother and eight children, two boys and six girls. All but the two boys, Volney of this place and Henrey of Hoopeston, Ill., died before the mother. Margaret Correll was a strict Lutheran in her home country and always adhered to that faith leading a most exemplary life. She was always cheerful and happy thinking much of her home in Attica, where she preferred to live instead of with either of her sons of grandchildren. She had fair health up to last Thursday when she simply complained of feeling badly and refused to eat. medical aid coult not reach her case and she sank rapidly until death Sunday morning. The funeral services, conducted by the Rev. Wilmer, were held at 2 p.m. Monday and dear old mother was lain to rest in Riverside cemetery, where gently rest her wearied form until God shall call to it, "Arise, and put on Immortality." Eugenie Bryant (Speakman), who has been favorably known to our people for several years and in fact all her life, died in Lafayette at the Home Hospital, where she went about three weeks ago for treatment, Sunday night at 11 o'clock. For some time it had been known here by Mrs. Bryant's friends that she was to have this removed that she entered the hospital. Death resulted from the operation performed last Friday, an ovarian tumor weighing twenty pounds, being removed. She appeared to stand the operation well and showed very encouraging signs of recovery up to 3 o'clock Sunday afternoon, when peritonitis set in and her dissolution rapidly followed. The remains were prepared for burial and shipped to this place Monday evening where they were taken in charge by her fast friend, Mrs. Seth Compton, from whose residence an impressive funeral service was conducted at 9:30 Tuesday morning by the Rev. William Wilmer, after which the remains followed by a large number of relatives and friends, were laid to rest in the West Lebanon Cemetery. Mrs. Bryant was born in Ohio coming to this county with her parents at an early age. The family lived for a time near Green Hill and afterwards at West Lebanon, where the mother is buried. Some thirteen years ago, Genie was married to R. E. Bryant and two daughters, Beulah and Jessie, aged twelve and ten years, were born to them. Later the home was broken up and Mrs. Bryant was left to take care of her children whom, by diligence, she has since supported. These survive her and are left to mourn the loss of a kind and loving mother just when the dear ones need most a mother's care. Mrs. Bryant was about thirty-two years old and leaves a large circle of friends to mourn her death.

Date: 6/13/1895
Origin: Warren Review extracted from microfilm
Author: Sharon Roberts
Record ID: 00003507
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Date Entered: 4/1/2014
Entered By: Chris Brown

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