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Title: Williamsport, IN Warren Review Thursday, April 5, 1900 Edition
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Charles Watkins, a farm hand of Benton County, committed suicide at Oxford because of despondency and drink. The deed was done with a pistol. He was 27 years of age. Rev. John H. Hull of Danville, died week before last in his 83rd year. When 14 years old he began holding meetings, and was licensed to exhort in 1834, and four years later was licensed to preach. He was one of the oldest Methodist preachers of the state. Mrs. H. N. Ogden of Covington is a daughter of the deceased. Olds man Schindler's body was recovered from the Wabash River at Lafayette last Friday afternoon. He had committed suicide two months before. He was a mechanic in the machine shops at Lafayette. A man named Straw found him and was given the reward of $100 offered by his sons soon after their father's disappearance. Adda C. Lightcap-Hilkey, wife of E. M. Hilkey, died Sabbath morning, March 25 at 7 o'clock. For many months she has been greatly afflicted and death to her was a sweet release. She was born at Williams Center, Ohio, September 26, 1866. From childhood she lived with her grandmother, Mrs. King, until her marriage to Morton Hilkey, June 5, 1889. Her wedded life was pleasant and delightful; her home was her chief concern. A most dutiful helpmate, a careful, and loving mother-in prosperity she was glad, in bereavement confident and hopeful, sharing the lot of life equally with her husband. Two of the five children have passed with her to the fields Elysian. Her Sunday school teacher says, "Adda was always a good girl." She was converted and joined the Methodist Church in her girlhood, and has lived a careful and exemplary Christian life, and died in the confident hope of everlasting life. She was always interested in the work of the church and attended as long as her bodily afflictions would admit; sometimes she came when she was compelled to lean upon the strength of her husband to enable her to join in the services in the house of the Lord with her brothers and sisters. -Auburn, Ind., Daily Courier, March 31, 1900 Mrs. Hilkey was the daughter of Mrs. John Luppold of this place, and has visited her mother here at different times. Many who met her on these visits will doubtless remember her. She was in the 35th year of life at the time of her death.

Date: 4/5/1900
Origin: Warren Review Extracted from Microfilm
Author: Sharon Roberts
Record ID: 00003683
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Date Entered: 9/24/2014
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Entered By: Chris Brown

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