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Title: Williamsport, IN Warren Review Thursday, December 7, 1899 Edition
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Harriet H. Kiger, deceased, was born in Clinton County, Oho, December 6th, 1824 and died Nov. 28th 1899, aged 74 years, 11 months and 22 days. She was the daughter of Gideon and Debbie Wakeman, and was Married to wm G. Kiger in 1847, and by this union seven children were born, three of whom survive her-two sons and one aughter, Mark M., Marrion and Deborah J. Stacker. All have families and lived near her when she died She, with her husband, moved to Wabash County in 1851, to Benton County in 1852 and to warren county in1861, locating near Pine Village, from which place her husband enlisted and went to the defense of his country, leaving her with six little ones. This, with the news from the front line, made it a sad time for her. But she never lost faith and bore bravely all these trials, hoping to see all her children grown to womanhood and manhood, and when this tome should come, she always said she was ready to go when the lord should call her. Her summons came at the home of her daughter. Mrs. Deborah J. Stacker at the homestead where her husband died in 1895, the shock being so great, she never fully recovered from i9t. Hers was a busy eventful lifer. She will long be remembered by her children as a kind mother, always advising and counseling them to earn the respect of their neighbors by an honest and upright life. She was always a friend to the needy, giving what her time and means would allow to charity. She never made an enemy and has gone to her rest without leaving a hard feeling to anyone. using her last sickness she was always patient, trying to console those about her, and her last words to her daughter were, "Nott to worry about me, I am ready." Mrs. Lewis Gilbert suicide by taking rough on rats and carbolic acid, her mind having become impaired from ill health. She leaves two children, a husband, parents and several sisters. She was about 40 years of age, and lived ion the George Nebeker farm, a short distance north of Covington. Ed E. Ray of Hannibal, Mo., died Thursday from the effects of an accident in which he lost a limb and the other one was badly torn. Deceased leaves a wife and four children, a father and mother well advanced in years, brothers and a sister. He was born in 1858. He was the brother of Arch and A. M. Ray and formerly lied in Attica.

Date: 12/7/1899
Origin: Warren Review Extracted from Microfilm
Author: Sharon Roberts
Record ID: 00003667
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Date Entered: 9/3/2014
Entered By: Chris Brown

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