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Title: Obituaries Williamsport, IN. Warren Review- Thursday, March 12, 1896 Edition
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Grandmother Pollom, quite an old lady, died at her home one mile north of this place Monday morning early. She was a very pleasant lady and loved by all. She was a Christian having been a member of the Methodist Church for many years. The funeral services conducted by Rev. Myers, assisted by Rev. Wm Wilmer, were held from the residence at 10 o'clock Tuesday, after which interment was made in Hillside Cemetery. Semer Rhode, an old citizen of this county, died at his home on Wednesday and was buried Saturday at the Gray Cemetery in Pine Township. He was born in Wayne County, Ind. He died March 5th, his age being 70 years, 10 months and 7 days. He leaves a wife, two daughters and one son. The funeral services, conducted by Rev. D. A. Rodgers, were held at the family residence. A great many relatives and friends were present. Mrs. Mariah Carithers, one of the oldest citizens of West Lebanon, was found dead in her bed when her sister went to call her last Friday morning. The body was cold and rigid, indicating taht life had been extinct for some hours. Mrs. Carithers was the widow of the late George Carithers and has been an invalid for the past six or seven years, suffering from heart disease, which undoubtedly caused her death. She retired about 8 o'clock on Thursday evening as usual. The body when found lay in a perfectly natural position, with the head and shoulders slightly inclined to the left side, indicating that life had passed without a struggle. She was about 65 years old and had deeded all her property, which is thought to be about $7000 to the Universalist Church, leaving ab invalid sister to the charities of the world. An inquest was demanded by a number of citizens and Deputy Coroner, T. A. Clifton, was summoned, who arrived and held an investigation Friday. A number of witnesses were examined. All the evidence tending to prove that death resulted from heart disease. And a verdict was rendered accordingly on Saturday. The funeral services took place on Sunday after which interment was made in the West Lebanon Cemetery. Grandma Logan died Thursday morning form rheumatism, from which she has suffered for 25 years. Matilda Hendricks died at her home in Pine Township on February 24th, 1896, after a short and severe illness. She was born in Berks County, Penn. At the age of six months she moved to the state of Indiana with her parents, where hse resided until her death. She was 34 years, 3 months and 3 days old. Interment was in Rainsville Cemetery, Rev. D. A. Rodgers officiating. Mr. Hendricks and family have the sympathy of all their friends and neighbors in this, their sad bereavement.

Date: 3/12/1896
Origin: Warren Review Extracted from Microfilm
Author: Sharon Roberts
Record ID: 00003539
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Date Entered: 4/15/2014
Entered By: Chris Brown

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