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Title: Williamsport, IN. Warren Review- Thursday, January 19, 1899 Edition
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Abi Higginbotham Robb was born in Brown County, Ohio, on the 14th day of April 1806, and departed this life on the 5th day of January 1899. She was married to Wm Robb 75 years ago the 10th of last November. To them were born seven children, three of whom have passed to the great Beyond. In the year 1827 the father and mother moved from Ohio to Fountain County, Ind. The next year they came to this, Warren County, where they lived continuously until they were called hence. They united with the Church of Christ in 1835 and were found ever faithful in the Master's cause, so long as they were able to attend the services of His house. Grandmother Robb, as she was familiarly called, had long since passed the point that marked the highest point, and seemed calmly awaiting, as she approached the foot of the decline on the other side. She was content with home duty and simplicity of life unitl no longer able to act her part. She longed for the cord to break that she might go and be at rest. She was left a widow in 1884, but still remained at their old home, and was quite strong for one of her advanced age, until the last two years of her life when she required constant care, and all was done for her that could be, until the summons came and she passed peacefully away, as one going to sleep with the full assurance of a Savior's love to guide her through the "dark valley" to a bright life beyond. On Monday, the 9th inst., Mrs. Robert McKinzie died at her home in Illinois after a very short illness. The husband and two children are now at the home of his sister, Mrs. Farmer in East Pine Village. Died on Thursday morning, January 5, 1899, after a short illness, Lowell C., the only child of Charles and Eva Hall of Kent Township, aged 6 years, 5 months and 4 days. Little Lowell's sufferings were brief; all that the doctor's and loving hand could do was done, but in vain. We feel sad and lonely and wonder why it was he that was taken, and the words we so often heard him repeat come echoing back as an answer-"But Jesus said, suffer little children, and forbid them not to come unto me, for of such is the kingdon of heaven." The room he seemed to fill with life, even while his own was waning fast, the paths he so often trod will never know him more. No more shall we sport together on the noisy green, but, what is earth compared to the world to which his young spirit has taken its flight. Little Lowell is sadly missed by his schoolmates; missed by his teacher; missed by his many friends, as we all had learned to love him so dearly, and so sadly missed by his relatives. His death has cast a gloom over his famiy which time alone can dispel.

Date: 1/19/1899
Origin: Warren Review Extracted from Microfilm
Author: Sharon Roberts
Record ID: 00003628
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Date Entered: 7/8/2014
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Entered By: Chris Brown

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