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Title: Williamsport, IN Warren Review Thursday, February 22, 1900 Edition
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Freddie W., youngest son of Isaac W. and Eva Trotter, was born May 3d, 1887, and departed this life February 12, 1900, aged 12 years, 9 months, 9 days. In his brief earthly life, Freddie greatly endeared himself to a large circle of friends and neighbors as well as to the members of his own family. Over three years ago he united with the church and was faithful in attendance at all church services and regularly present at the Sabbath school, from which he will be missed. But our loss is his gain. Short funeral services were held at the house Tuesday noon, conducted by Rev. Charles Jakes. -Jamestown, Ind., Press, February 26th, 1900 Mrs. Mary Elder died last Thursday at her home in this place, aged 69 years. She had been poorly for a long time. Her funeral was preached at the Christian Church by Rev. J. C. Myers; interment at Masonic Cemetery. Mrs. Catharine Webb-Titus. This lady was born in Miami County, Ohio, near Troy, September 16th, 1832, where she resided until 1854. She was the daughter of Jesse and Anna Webb, and was the eldest child of a family of eight children. At the age of 16 she united with the Lost Creek Baptist Church in Ohio, and lived to the day of her death a devout and active Christian of that faith. She was united in marriage to Benjamin A. Titus at Troy, O., May 23, 1854, and was the mother of four children-Mrs. Anna W. Jackson, Will T. Titus, who died in Columbus, Kansas, several years ago; Jesse W. Titus, and Theodore H. Titus, who was drowned in this county, in Pine Creek, May 18, 1876. Mrs. Jackson and Jesse survive their mother, and reside in this place. In 1854, Mr. and Mrs. Titus moved to Springfield, O., where they lived until 1862 and then moved back to Troy, where they lived until 1871, when they moved to Warren County in the spring of that year, locating in Liberty Township where Mr. Titus engaged for several years in farming. In 1881 they moved to Kansas, locating in Cherokee County, where they lived 15 years. In 1896, they returned to this county and located in Williamsport, building a residence on East Third Street where they intended to spend the remainder of their lives, surrounded by their children and their families. Mrs. Titus and her husband upon going to Kansas deposited their church letters with the Baptist Church at Columbus, and upon coming to Williamsport they did the same at the church at Attica. deceased was a whole-soul Christian and never tired in well doing. She loved to follow duty and she was always ready to assume responsibility. She was a sufferer many years from heart trouble and she advanced in years, her malady increased. She quietly and without a struggle died on the morning of Wednesday, February 14th, 1900, at 12:45 o'clock. At her death she was 67 years, 4 months, and 28 days of age. She leaves a husband, two children, six grandchildren, a sister-Mrs. T. R. Harbaugh of Attica, two brothers-Thomas J. Webb of Warren Township, and Josiah M. Webb, of this place. The funeral services were held at the Methodist Church Thursday afternoon, February 15, 1900, at 2 o'clock, Rev. H. C. Hanson, Baptist minister of Attica, preaching the discourse, and Rev. Wm Wilmer and Rev. J. N. Greene assisting in the services. Remains were laid to rest in Riverside Cemetery near Attica.

Date: 2/22/1900
Origin: Warren Review Extracted from Microfilm
Author: Sharon Roberts
Record ID: 00003676
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Date Entered: 9/9/2014
Entered By: Chris Brown

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