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Title: Obituaries Williamsport, IN. Warren Review- Thursday, March 18, 1897 Edition
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Lewis Hanes, for many years a prominent resident of this country and fountain, died at his home in Nevada, Missouri, Wednesday, March 10th, 1897. He was the son of jeseph and Margaret Hanes, and was born in Ohio in 1825, coming with his parents to this country in 1826. He grew to manhood in this county and married Miss Sarah Clifton, sister of C. W. Clifton of Liberty Township. From this union three children were born , two Mrs Elizabeth Slaughter, wife of Isaac Slaughter and Miss Frankie, now in the west still survive. His first wife died shortly after the birth of the daughter, Frankie. In 1859 he was united in marriage to angeline Randsom. From this union seven children were born, five of whom still survive him. He lived for many years in this county, where he was prominent in politics, being the first Democrat ever elected in the county. He was elected and served two terms as County Treasurer and had a host of friends. At the close of his official year he moved to Attica and engagaged in the grocery buiness with the late S. D. Landon successfully. In 1870 he was elected Treasurer of Fountian County and served one term. In 1874 he moved to Missouri, where he lived until death. he past 71 years old. The remains where brought to Covington, when, after his funeral service last Sunday morning, interment took place among friends. Lewis Hanes was a clever, genial, whole-souled man and always made many friends wherever he went. Ahost of friends in both conties mourn his death. Edna, the second daughter of Mr. and rs. john Walch, died at her home in Attica, Ind., March 9th, 1897, aged 16 years, 1 month and 10 days. Last July she with her sister went to Effer, Ill., on a visit to attend school. But no one thought her serious or in danger until Friday when she grew very bad with heart trouble and died the next Tuesday. She was a bright, promising young girl and a great comfort to her parents and sisters, but God knew best and claimed her as one of his Angels, and edna had to go. She leaves father and mother, two sisters and a host of friends to mourn her death. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. D. C.Warren Thursday morning at 9:30 o'clock. The remains were taken by rail to Effner Friday and Interment made in the Fleming Cemetery. Captain S. C. Fisher died suddenly at his home about7 o'clock Tuesday morning from Paralysis. Aswas his custom, he arose early and had been down town before breakfast. On his return he is supposed to have been taken ill and fell considerably injuring his face. From this attack, he seems to have recovered sufficiently to get to the house when his wife assisted him in. He was unable to speak and fell upon the floor. he was picked up and placed upon the bed and breathed his last his last in about half an hour. He had been in poor health a number of years, having had previous attacks. The funeral services will be held by Rev. Wilmer at the Presbyterian Church at 2 p.m. today. The masonic and Odd Fellow lodges participate in the burial ceremonies. Mr. Fisher was 71 years old. Davy mullen, brother of Lafayette mullen, died suddenly of hemorrhage of the lungs in Goodwine & Miller's store at West Lebanon, Tuseday morning about 8 o'clock. He has been ill mfor some two or three years from lung and throught trouble, but of latehe was thought to be better. He was well Know and respected. Accidently Shot Tom Watson,18 years old, has been living with his sister, Mrs. John Allison, Three miles west of state away from some time. Wednesday the family was all away from the house visiting a neighbor and when they got home in the evening, Toms body was found in the kitchen with a bullet hole through his heart. He had been dead several hours. A revolver and a peice of rag lay on the floor beside him and it is supposed that he was cleaning the weapon when it discharged and killed him. The Vermilion county coroner held an inquest thursday rendering a verdict of accidental shooting. The remains were buried Friday in Springvale Cemetary at Danville, beside his mother. Danville News. Deceased was a nephew of Hon. W. L. Rabourn of this place, who with Ossean attended the funeral last Friday, he being the son of the second oldest sister of Mr. Rabourn. The death of the young man is a particulary sad one and a large circle of freinds mourns his untimly death.

Date: 3/18/1897
Origin: Warren Review extracted from microfilm
Author: Sharon Roberts
Record ID: 00003588
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Date Entered: 5/20/2014
Entered By: Chris Brown

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