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Title: Obituaries Williamsport, IN. Warren Review- Thursday, September 16, 1897 Edition
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David Haas, one of Fountain County' pioneers, died at his home in Newtown last Sunday at the advanced age of 83 years. He settled in Fountain County in 1852. The verdict of death from natural causes was rendered by the coroner at the investigation caused by the death of Miss Gertrude Trimmel, the stenographer, who died at Danville last week. Thus Attorney Hill is exonerated. A fatal runaway occurred last Monday near Waveland, Fountain County, in which Cal Garland lost his life. His team ran away and threw him out on his head, instatly killing him. Mr. Garland was one of the wealthiest and most infuential men of the Waveland nieghborhood and his death is a severe loss to the community. James Albert, son of James and Ella Brown, was born in Iroquois County, Ill., Oct. 28th, 1889, and died at his father's residence near Winthrop, Warren County, Indiana, Aug. 14th, 1897, aged seven years, nine months and seventeen days. About one o'clock on the 14th of August, while going behind a horse, which was tied in the barn, he was accidentally kicked in the abdomen. His screams were quickly heard by all members of the family, who went to his assistance as soon as possible. The little fellow became unconscious and was carried into the house, when two doctors, Case and DeHart were summoned. After three o'clock his sufferings ceased, and he was conscious until the last, but gradually sank until seven o'clock, when he lifted his eyes toward heaven and gave up his innocent soul. He leaves to mourn his loss a father, mother, one sister, two brothers and many friends and relatives. Albert was a sweet child and will be missed by his many friends and schoolmates-most of all by his parents, who were most considerate to his training for future usefulness. We can but offer them our sincere sympathy in their great sorrow. Though he lived but seven short years, his influence for good and his manly resignation to the will of the most high, will have a tendency to prepare many lives, and we can but say as we look upon him for the last time- "Thy will, not ours, be done." The funeral services were conducted at the Catholic Church in Attica, the following Monday under the direction of Father Lemper. Interment was in teh Cathoilic Cemetery. Died at the family home just south of Williamsport Fridy afternoon at about 4 o'clock, Mrs. J. M. Hunter. People were startled Friday evening, when the announcement came of Mrs. hunter's death. She was sitting in a rocking chair when suddenly she asked for the camphor bottle. The person waiting upon her found her unconscious on reaching the chair and used every effort to resuscitate the patient, supposing she had fainted, but with no avail. She then telephoned to Mrs. Messner, who soon came and Dr. Swank was summoned as soon as possible. He used restoratives, but without avail. Mrs. Hunter was beyond the reach of human aid. She had been sick some weeks ago, but was recovering and was making preparations for a trip; had visited Attica but two days prior to her death, on a shopping tour, preparatory to make her contemplated trip to her old home in Kansas. Manda E. Hunter was the daughter of Levi Bonebrake. She was born in Washington Township, this county, Jan. 13, 1849. She was married to Mr. Hunter in Louisburg, Kansas, Nov. 23, 1887. She leaves besides her aged mother, a husband, and two children, boys, aged six and seven years. She became a member of the Christian Church in 1864, and was a devoted Christian lady, enjoying the love and respect of all who knew her. The funeral occurred Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock, conducted by Elder M. V. Grisso of the Christian Church at Marion, Ind., assisted by Elder E. Norton of this place. Died at his home in West Lebanon Sunday night from congestion of the stomach and bowels, Hiram Tyler, aged about 64 years. Mr. Tyler was a resident of this county most of his life, living on a farm in Liberty Township, up to a few years ago, when he sold his farm and moved to West Lebanon, where he resided until his death. Mr. Tyler was a soldier, being a member of the 72nd regiment. He was a good soldier, a good citizen and a Christian gentleman, respected and honored by all who knew him. The funeral occurred tuesday at 2 o'clock p.m., conducted by Rev. Shagley. Interment was in the West Lebanon Cemetery. Died in Attica, Tuesday at 12:30, Mrs. Jacob P. Isley. Deceased was born in this county and lived here until 1891 when the family moved to Attica. She was a daughter of the late Clement G. Jones. The funeral services will be held at the residence at 10 o'clock, tomorrow. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery. (*Mary J. Jones Isley) Died at the home of his daughter in Attica, Thursday, September 9, Andrew Brier, aged 86 years. Andrew Brier was born in Champaign County, Ohio in 1811, and when he was nineteen years old, his parents moved to Indiana and settled near Carbondale, this county where Andrew grew to manhood, and in 1840 he was married to Malinda Brier. to this union was born ten children, six of whom survive him. In 1866, his wife departed this life, and after remaining a widower three years, Mr. Brier was married a second time to Selinda Ryan. In 1884, he and wife moved to Attica, where in 1895, his second wife died. He then discontinued housekeeping and returned to the old home farm and resided with a son, and finally he came to Williamsport and resided with his daughter, Mrs. Livengood, where in October last, he was stricken with paralysis, and soon after he was taken to the home of his daughter in Attica, where he died. Deceased was an uncle of our townsman. A. W. Brier. Andrew Brier was one of Warren's best citizens and in his younger days was active in politics, and was rewarded with two terms in office as County Commissioner. The funeral occurred at the residence of J. J. Little in Attica on Saturday morning at 10 o'clock. Rev. William Wilmer officiated. The remains were laid to rest in the cemetery at Carbondale.

Date: 9/16/1897
Origin: Warren Review Extracted from Microfilm
Author: Sharon Roberts
Record ID: 00003614
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Date Entered: 7/3/2014
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Entered By: Chris Brown

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