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Title: Obituaries Williamsport, IN. Warren Review- Thursday, March 5, 1896 Edition
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Mrs. Lavina, a highly respected old lady, died at her home in Warren County on the Covey farm Monday morning at 4:45, aged seventy-three years. Although she had not been strong for a few years, her death was rather unexpected. She had been confined to her bed but one week. The deceased was born in butler County, Ohio in 1822. She came to indiana when a child with her parents. In 1842 She merried William Marshall, now eighty-three years of age, who survives her. She also leaves three sons. Tighlman, Melvin and Lucien, and two daughters, Mrs. John Mcduff of Missouri and Mrs. John Beck of Yeddo. She as a good wife, a kind mother and a devoted Christian and her loss will be greatly felt. The funeral will probably take place Wednesday morning from the methodist Church in this city, Rev. J A Maxwell of that church assisted by Rev Covey officiatin. The interment will be in the Riverside Cemetary. William Pritchett, well known in this county and attica for the past year has been operating a saloon in Fowler and his son Freeman, about twenty one years old and a very large burly fellow has been clerking for him. On last friday night, About eleven o'clock, Frank Ducharme, who had pawned his watch for drinks earlier in the day, came into the saloon under the influence of drink to redeem the watch. Pritchett claimed that Ducharme owed him an old account and that the watch would not be returned until the full account was paid. this brought on trouble and the men came to blows. Young Pritchett being a powerful fellow easily had the best of his drunken antagonist and soon was knocking and kicking him about in a most promiscuous manner. Ducharme's neck was broken either by a blow or a kick and the body was dragged from the saloon and Pritchett at once made his escape. At this point the marshal arrived on scene, took charge of the body and soon organized party was in search of young Pritchett who had fled in the direction of earl Park where early next morning he was captured. He was returned to Fowler and given a preliminary hearing on Saturday when he was bound over to court in the sum of $2000, which bond was soon given and young Pritchett now has his freedom of body if not mind. His bondsmen are his father, William Pritchett, James A. Pritchett and James Shackelton. Col. R. P. DeHart of Lafayette has been retained to defend him. Mrs. Martha Broadie died in her home in this place at about 9:30 o'clock, having been ill for some time past,in fact for the last two years. Deceased was born October 11th, 1834. She leaves a grown family of five children to mourn her death. The funeral services were held by Rev. McKenzie, assisted by Rev. Myers from the new M. E. Church at 1:30 o'clock Tuesday, after which interment was made in Hillside Cemetary. Mrs M. J. Broadie was a Christian. Allen C. Durborow Sr., a former and long resident of Wareen county, died at his home in Chicago, Tuesday. His remains will be taken to PHiladelphia for interment besides those of his wife who proceded him some fifteen months ago. his son, W. B. Durbarow and wife left for chicago Tuesday evening. They will be absent a week or ten days. On last thursday morning the Springs authorities came to this place, reporting to the coroner that Hulda Gran, a waiter girl in the employ of the company had died that night before that there were circumstances surrounding her death, which must be investigated. A post mortem was demanded, and deputy coroner, T. A. Clifton at once took charge of the case. Drs. Case and Finney of Attica were secured, and met the coroner at the Springs on Thursday afternoon where a post mortem was made, and a number of witnesses examined, the reults of which have not yet been made public, the case still being unde investigation by the coroner. The girl was of Swedish birth, she and a sister coming to this country about two yers ago, when they arrived in Chicago. She was about 21 years old and cane to the springs last July, since serving in the capacity of a dining room girl and stood high in the estimation of her employers. Her sister, the only relative she had in this country, arrived in from Chicago Thursday night and was present at the funeral services which, conducted by Rev. Wilmer, were held on Friday afternoon, after which interment was made in the Keister Cemetary. The case will probably give some prominent parties much trouble before it is ended.

Date: 3/5/1896
Record ID: 00003540
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Date Entered: 4/15/2014
Entered By: Chris Brown

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