History Record View

Title: Williamsport, IN Warren Review Thursday, October 4, 1900 Edition
File Attachment:
Attachment Type:

Alice Gray Bolty was born January 1, 1842. She departed from the shore of time to enter the "Haven of Rest" September 12, 1861 in Lebanon, Ohio, she was married to Augustus Bolty. To this union was given nine children, three of whom with the father and husband preceded her to the better land. Six of the children are living namely: Mrs. Albert Kerst and Mrs. James Kerst of Walnut Kerst of Walnut grove; Mrs. Fred Crawford of Alvan, and James, Lew and Pearl, of Hedrick, to mourn their loss and to answer the question, "what is the home without a mother?" Her Sickness was of short duration, only one week, but of the most intense suffering during this time. Although not being a member of any church, she repeatedly expressed a desire to unite with the M. E. Church, but did not there being no church of her choice near her home. She was a good wife, an affectionate mother and tried to raise her children up in the fear and admonition of the Lord. She was prepared for death, and when it came, found her glad to embrace it. Her most favorite hymn was "we'll never say good bye in heaven" which she requested be sung. Her funeral was conducted by Rev. Wm Wilmer at the M. E. Church at Locust Grove. A large concourse of people present to pay their last tributes of respect and do the last things that loving hands could do for a good wife, mother and neighbor. May god bless them. Mr. Henry Stephens, an old citizen of Steuben Township, the father of J.C. Stephens, of this place, died at his home last Saturday at 20a;05 p.m., in his 76th year. Funeral was held Monday, Last, at 2 p.m., and interment was in West Lebanon Cemetery. Mrs. Hope Ross-Yates of New York, a lady well known here, being the only daughter of the late Dr. Justin Ross, died at her home last Saturday night from pneumonia of the lungs, aged about 31 years. She leaves a hisband but no children. The remains were brought to Marion, Ind., last Monday, where her mother and brother reside, for burial. When she left here several years ago she was a little girl. She has several relatives in this place, among whome is Mrs. Mattie McCabe, a cousin.

Date: 10/4/1900
Origin: Warren Review Extracted from Microfilm
Author: Sharon Roberts
Record ID: 00003707
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Date Entered: 10/17/2014
Entered By: Chris Brown

Information in this record is provided for personal research purposes only and may not be reproduced for publication. If you have questions about copyright issues contact the archive source listed above.