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Title: Williamsport, IN Warren Review Thursday, march 22, 1900 Edition
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Mrs. O. W. Daggett, formerly of Fulford, died at Gillette, Colorado, on Saturday, February 24th, of pneumonia. Mr. Daggett has just recovered from a very serious case of pneumonia, through which he had received the devoted attention of Mrs. Daggett. Worn by constant watchfulness and anxiety, the lady readily fell a victim to the illness, which resulted so fatally. The funeral services at Gypsum on Tuesday afternoon drew a greater attendance than has ever been witnessed in the lower Eagle River Valley. The entire community, as well as friends from Wolcott, Eagle and Fulford, turned out to pay the last mark of respect to all that was mortal of Mrs. Daggett. Rev. W. W. winne conducted an impressive funeral service. A number of children from the Gypsum Sunday school rendered several beautiful hymns appropriate to the occasion. Interment was in evergreen cemetery. Mrs Daggett was a talented, cultured lady, of a sunny disposition, and was admired and esteemed by all who enjoyed the pleasure of her acquaintance. Mr. Daggett is one of the pioneers of eagle county, arriving here in 1882. He has the heartfelt sympathy of the entire community in his dark hour of affliction. Zara Thomas, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. C. Claude Stearn, after an illness of five weeks from spinal meningitis, died last Sunday morning. The babe was born devemer 1, 1899, and was 3 months and 17 days of age. It was a pretty child, healthy and full of great promise. it was a child the parents had reason to be proud of and whom the grandparents dote upon. Its illness was prolonged and painful, but tardy death came at last and released the little sufferer and the spotless spirit rested in the bosom of Jesus who said, "suffer the little children to come unto me" Funeral services were conducted at the residence by Rev. J. N. Greene, Monday at 2 o'clock p.m. Interment was in Hillside Cemetery. Mrs Susan Fox, aged 58 years, of Independence departed this life at her home Friday, March 16, 1900, after an illness of two weeks from pneumonia. The funeral was conducted Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock, at the Baptist church in Independence, Rev. Mr. Hanson of Attica officiating. Interment was made in the cemetery at independence. She was the wife of Wm Fox, who survives her. Miss Mabel R. Matthews, a young lady teacher in the Crawfordsville schools, aged 20, died at her parents home in that place a few days ago from diphtheria. Samuel Dimmick and his wife, hoth aged people, residing at Newtown, were both ill at the same time. A week ago last Sunday Mrs. D. died and arrangements were being made for her funeral when Mr. D. died. the aged couple laid to rest side by side in one grave. "United in life, inseparable in death." Mrs. T. J. Brown, a daughter, died last Thursday from pneumonia. She stayed with her parents and assisted in nursing them until too ill to help longer. She leaves a husband and one son, aged 16.

Date: 3/22/1900
Origin: Warren Review Extracted from Microfilm
Author: Sharon Roberts
Record ID: 00003678
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Date Entered: 9/16/2014
Entered By: Chris Brown

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