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Title: Williamsport, IN. Warren Review- Thursday, October 19, 1899 Edition
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After a year's struggle with Bright's disease, Levi Sailor, one of the oldest and most respected citizens of the Village, passed away to eternal rest at 9:30 Thursday morning. The funeral service will be at the M. E. Church this afternoon at 1:30 o'clock, Rev. J. Thompson and Rev. J. M. Williams being in charge. The interment will be at the Quaker Cemetery, three and a half miles south of town. Mr. Sailor was born near Carlisle, Cumberland County, Penn., on May 6, 1827. With his good wife he immigrated to Fountain County in 1855 and 16 years later they removed to this county, taking up their abode at the old homestead near Bethel Chapel. They lived there until August 1895, when they moved to this place and since then have resided in a pretty little home on S. Main Street. February 17th, 1849, Mr. Sailor married Miss Rachel Zeigler and unto his death she was a faithful helpmate. Eight children were born to them, four boys and four girls, three of the latter dying in childhood. The wife and the following named children survive to mourn the loss of one they all love and respected: John H., of Covington; L. Addison of Williamsport; J. Calvin of Cissna Park, Ill.; Ira E. of Pine Village and Mrs. Effie Rhode of Winthrop. -Pine Village News The wife of Mr. Lincoln Rhodes, the eldest son on Hon. W. P. Rhodes of this place, died recently in California where she had only a short time before gone on a visit. The remains were brought back to Chicago for interment. Deceased leaves two children, a son and daughter, whom Mrs. Rhodes, the grandmother, will bring with her upon her return from Chicago. The children will be given a home by Mr. Rhodes who will care for them as he would his own. The father, being a traveling salesman, at present is somewhere in the south. Mrs. Miriam Darling of Danville, Ill., after an illness of several weeks, died at her home in that city last Tuesday morning, and the body was brought to this place that evening on the late train and taken to the home of a sister, Mrs. Jackson, where at 2 o'clock p.m. yesterday the funeral services were held, rev. William Wilmer officiating. Interment was made in Hillside. Mrs. Margaret Habberlin, aged about 80, living with her children near this place, died of old age at her home last Monday, after an illness of six months. Funeral services will be conducted by the priest at the Catholic Church, Attica, this morning at 10 o'clock, and interment will be in the Catholic Cemetery. Miss Laura Best, a most estimable young lady of this place, the daughter of Mrs. Henry Karst, died at the home of her parents here last Monday night, after a most painful illness of only two hours from nerve paralysis. She was taken dangerously ill at 9 o'clock p.m. and Dr. Swank was hastily summoned. Upon arrival he found Miss Best writhing and screaming in most excruciating pain. He promptly administered a hypodermic injection into the arm, but with little effect. He decided to administer another when he discovered she was dying, and before he could reach her couch she was dead. About two years ago, Miss Best fell on the porch, sustaining an injury to the hip and hip disease resulted, from which she had been a great sufferer. Of this she had almost recovered and was again able to go about. During the past year nervous trouble developed and the physician feared spinal trouble was the cause. At times, she would be prostrated with attacks peculiar to spinal disease, but she had been free from any attack for four months. She was 20 years of age and was a bright, happy girl, full of hope and promise to the entire family, beloved by all who came in contact with her. She was a member of the Christian Church and the funeral services were held at that church yesterday at 3 o'clock p.m., Rev. George H. Clarke officiating. Interment was made in Hillside. Deceased was the stepdaughter of Henry Karst who loved her as tenderly as though she were his own.

Date: 10/19/1899
Origin: Warren Review Extracted from Microfilm
Author: Sharon Roberts
Record ID: 00003663
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Date Entered: 9/3/2014
Entered By: Chris Brown

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