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Title: Williamsport, IN Warren Review Thursday, May 9, 1901 Edition
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The Grave Mrs. Ann M. Newell This lady was born in Albany, N. Y., August 26,1813. Death, resulting from paralysis, occurred Friday, May 3 m 1901 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. George W. Baum of Delphi, Ind., at the advanced age of 87 years, 8 months and 7 days, Deceased was united in marriage September 16th, 1830 to Mr. Curtis Newell, who departed this life at Williamsport, Ind., April 7, 1866. To this union were born twelve children, only two whom survive-Mrs. John C. Gregg and Mrs. George W. Baum of Delphi, Ind. There are also twenty grandchildren and twenty-six great grandchildren left to mourn her departure. The greater part of her life was spent in Indiana, having come to the state in 1831. At an early age she united with the Presbyterian Church and in her own quite way impressed all with her gentles Christian spirit. it was said of her by one who had seen much of her life in later years that hers was a most beautiful character, the most beautiful he had ever seen. December 2, 1843, she united with the Presbyterian Church at Attica by letter, and April 6, 1851, she became a member of the same church in Williamsport, on fact was one of the charter members at the founding of the church. for many years, Mr. and Mrs. Newell lived on their farm a few miles from this place on the barrens, and they were most faithful in their attendance at church here, no matter what was the condition of the weather, For some years prior to Mr. Newell's death they lived in this place and were among the most respected citizens. The funeral services were held at the residence of George W. Baum in Delphi, Sunday, May 5 at 3 p.m., conducted by Rev. James Omelvena, Pastor of the deceased. The remains were brought to this place last Monday morning, her former home, where a short service was held at the Presbyterian Church at 10 o'clock conducted by Rev. Wilmer. Remains were laid to rest by the side of her husband in Hillside Cemetery. The pallbearers were G. W. Day, Newell Day, Horace Day, Charles Day, Harry Baum and Henry E. Newell, all grandchildren of the deceased. Grandmother Ross, about 80 years of age, died at State Line Thursday, May 2, 1901, from a complication of diseases. Interment was made in the Masonic Cemetery. Funeral services were conducted last Saturday at 10 o'clock a.m., by Rev. Mr. Shell. She was a sister of Mrs. Daniel Lape and Mrs. David Shepherd. (*Olive A. Ross)

Date: 5/9/1901
Origin: Warren Review Extracted from Microfilm
Author: Sharon Roberts
Record ID: 00003741
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Date Entered: 2/5/2015
Entered By: Chris Brown

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