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Title: Obituaries Williamsport, IN. Warren Review - Thursday, December 24, 1896 Edition
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On Saturday night about 10 o'clock, Newman Foster, a prominent businessman of Attica for years, was found in a dying condition on the sidewalk on Fifth Street. He said good night to Dr. Case but a short time before at the corner of Zeigler's grocery and had been suddenly stricken with heart failure as he proceeded on his way home after closing business. The dying man was quickly removed his residence on Sixth Street and several physicians summoned, but his spirit had gone out and their efforts were of no avail. Mr. Foster was born in Fountain County and was past 52 years of age and highly respected. The funeral services under the direction of the K. P. Lodge and preached by the Rev. S. P. Colvin, were held Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the family residence after which interment was made in Riverside Cemetery. Mrs. M. V. Chapman, after a ten days illness from paralysis, died at her home in Attica Monday morning. At the time of her death she was about 52 years old and was born in this county near the Small place in Warren Township. She was the daughter of Henry and Emily Rhodes. In 1871 she was united in marriage of J. C. Frazier, who died in 1888. In 1892 she was united in marriage to M. V. Chapman with whom she lived until death. She was an ardent Christian and a member fo the M. E. Church from which the funeral services were held at 10 o'clock Tuesday morning, after which interment was made in Riverside Cemetery. Mrs. Malinda Fleming, wife of the late Cornelius Fleming, pioneers of this county, the mother of Peter and Frank Fleming, died at the home of Treasurer Fleming in this place Monday night after a week's illness from pneumonia. The funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. from the home farm near West Lebanon, Wednesday, after which interment was made in the West Lebanon Cemetery. Mrs. Malinda DeHart, the aged mother of Dr. DeHart, died of congestion of the spinal cord and brain at the home of her son in this place at 12:10 o'clock, Wednesday morning. She was past 87 years old and for some time had been making her home with the Dr. and wife in this place. Up to the time of writing the funeral arrangements had not been made, but burial will probably take place at Lafayette Christmas Day. Mrs. Martha McGill and her daughter, Esther, aged 16, were killed the other evening by the eastbound mail, while crossing a trestle on the Midland Railroad at Crawfordsville. They were within ten feet of the bank when Miss Esther slipped and fell between the ties. Mrs. McGill lost her life in trying to save her daughter.

Date: 12/24/1896
Origin: Warren Review extracted from microfilm
Author: Sharon Roberts
Record ID: 00003569
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Hunter Family
Date Entered: 5/6/2014
Entered By: Chris Brown

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