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Title: Obituaries Williamsport, IN Warren Review Thursday, january 14, 1897 Edition.
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Mrs. Eliza evans was born in Ohio, July 16th,1842 and died at her home in Jordan Township Dec. 30th,1896, Aged 54 years, 5 months and 14 days. Deceased was the second child of William and Ann Himmelright Who moved from Ohio and settled in Indiana near lafayette, Where her mother died in 1850, when Eliza was but eight yeasrs old, leaving her with one sister and three brothers to mourn a mothers loss. About 1852 her father was married againto Miss Melvina Day and moved with his family to Warren County, where Eliza was married to John T. Evans March 14th, 1861, with whome she spent a happy life. To this union was born five children, three boys and two girls; William H.,Ira,Edward,Eva and Anna. When but a girl she united with the Church of God, but not being contented with their belief she united with the Methodist Church and remained a faithful member until death. She had been in poor health for about three years and the last of October she was taken with bleeding of the nose, which lasted about twelve hours after which time she gradually failed until death. All thatmedical skill and loved ones could do was done to ease her suffering but all to no avail, until her Heavenly Father called her home where there is no pain or sorrow. She leaves to mourn her death an aged father, four sisters, a kind husband and five children and a host of relatives and friends. Elixa was a very kind and generous disposition, always ignoring her own comforts to serve those she loved. She was a noble Christian, a loving mother and a true faithful wife. Her funeral was preached at the methodist Church at West lebanon Jan 1st, 1897, by Rev. Shagley, after which her remains were interred in the West Lebanon Cemetery. Bertha A., daughter of frank and rosa Coffeen, was born July 10th, 1896 and died at their home near the Indianna Mineral Springs, Jan. 1st, 1897, of lung fever. The remains were taken to the pine village M. E. Church where Rev. D> Rodgers conducted the funeral services. After the sweet face of the little innocent had been viewed for the last time, the remains were conveyed to the Village cemetery and interred there. The bereaved parents wish to express their heartfelt thanks to all friends and relatives who so kindly assisted them during the illness and burial of their darling. George W. Nolin was the son of Thomas and Jane Nolin and was the fifth son of a family of eight children. Those who survive him are Samuel K., Richard T., William J. Nolin. The subject of this sketch was born Feb. 18, 1`828 in Pickaway County, Ohio. In the year 1830 he moved to Fountain Co., Ind., and the same year he was married to Miss Millie Stone, daughter of Thomas Stone. She died in 1851. In1855 he was married to Miss Nancy Lank, Who died in 1857. One son survives-Hon. George E. Nolin, who resides in Boswell, Ind. His Third marrige was to Mrs. Eliza J. Munson, widow of sino Munson and daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth Lettrell, who survives him. About the year 1880, he moved to Green Hill, Warren Co., Ind., where he resided until death, Which occurred Sunday morning, Dec. 13th, 1896, at 3:45 o'clock. The funeral services were held at the family residence in Green Hill at two o'clock pm., Monday, Dec14 18969, and the remains where laid to rest in the Armstrong Cemetery. (*Year of first marriage cannot Be correct) Ruth Sheffer Hopkins was born December 24th 1825 and was the daughter of N.V and Matlda Sheffer, early residents of this place and county and a sister of Jacob Sheffer, Treasurer-elect of this county. She was the second of a large family of twelve children and was a remarkable woman in many respects. She was united in marriage to Dr. Hopkins of the firmof Hopkins & Ward, formr=erly doing business in Old Williamsport and was a resident here for for many years. They finally moved to Champaign, Ill., where the Dr. died in 1891 and the remains were brought to this place for burial. Following the death of her husband, Mrs. Hopkins went to St. Louis where she made her home with her son Charles, manager of the United Press Association of St. Louis. Here her powers and energies were exerted, as they had been throughout her life, in the prominent work of her church and society, she being a member of the Presbyterian society. She died with the old year, December 31st, 1896, aged 71 years and 7 days. The remains wee brought to this place and interred beside those of her husband, Sunday, Jan. 3d, while the funeral services were held in St. Louis Last Sunday. Mrs. mary Deborah Mounts aged 65, died at St. Elizabeth Hospital last evening at 7:40 o'clock, a tumor being the cause. She had been ill for many months and her death has long been expected. many friends and relatives mourn the death of this truly good woman. the remains were taken to the residence of Mrs. Shawcross of North Sixth Street where short services will be held tomorrow morning, after wich they will be sent to Attica on the 11:30 Wabash train. -Lafayette courier Mrs. Mounts' maiden name was Peppers, she being raised in this county in the vicinity of Rainsville. The remains were shipped to Attica Friday noonand taken to Rainsville in the after noon where interment was made. The babe of Mr. and Mrs. Simeon Booth died Sunday morning at four o"clock. The funeral was held at the residence, Monday the 11th. The family has the sympathy of all. The death of Mrs. Mary Mounts occurred at Lafayette Thursday the 7th. The remains were brought to the Rainville Cemetery and interred Friday afternoon. She was well and favorably known in this community. She was a sister of Mrs. William Brown of Liberty Township. Her many friends extend sympathy to the bereaved family. The funeral of Will E. Hamilton last Friday was largely attended. The Masonic Fraternity had the funeral in charge, and preformed the last sad rites over the departed brother in a vert impressive manner. There was present from abroad: Hon. Isaac hamiltion of Cissna Park, Ill., Edward Hamilton of Covington. Will E. Hamilton, the subject of this sketch, was born at marshfield, july 28th, 1874 where he has continued to reside ever since. At the time of his death, Willie was 23 years old. Two Years ago he lost his father since which time he had resided with his widowed mother and conducted his father's business, a difficult thing, and that ha did it successfully all will bear witness who have had business with him. He was a member of the F. & A.M.;I.O.R.M.; The Modern Woodmen, and Covington Association of Haymakers. He leaves two sisters, Mrs. Starry of Danville, Ill., and Mrs. Joseph Webster of Wellington, Ill., and mother, who resides in Marshfield.

Date: 1/14/1897
Origin: Warren Review extracted from microfilm
Author: Sharon Roberts
Record ID: 00003586
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Date Entered: 5/13/2014
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Entered By: Chris Brown

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