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Title: Williamsport, IN Warren Review Thursday, July 11, 1901 Edition
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Obituary George B. Stump Deceased was born in Warren County, Ind., January 1843, his father being the late lemuel L. Stump. He was the eldest of eight children ans was reared a farmer, an occupation he followed nearly his entire life. In 1892 he quit the farm and came to Williamsport ans with J. G. McCord engaged in the hardware business. The health of his youngest son, Charley, requiring a change of climate, He disposed of his interest here and with his family went to Colorado Springs, Col., to reside in the spring of 1895. They lived there until November 1900, when the son dying, they moved back to Indiana. Mr. Stump soon after purchased property in Boswell and lived there at the time of his death, which occurred last Saturday at midnight, in the 58th year of life. He had been in poor health about a year, but never was confined to his bed until Wednesday preceding his death. He was united in marriage in October 1868 to Miss Matilda Hunt, who survives him. Two sons were born to them, Arthur, who is married and lives on the home farm in Praire Township, and Charley, deceased. Deceased united with the Methodist church at College Corner, under the ministrations of Rev. J. J. Claypool, several years ago and remained a consistent Christian to his death. August 1862, he enlisted in Co. F., 72 Ind. Regt., at Williamsport, under Capt. Birch, and was discharged at Nashville, Tenn, in July 1865, after nearly three years of service. He was severely wounded in the right elbow at the Battle of Rock Springs, Ga., and never recovered from the effects. This was September 21st, 1863, the day before the great Battle of Chickamauga. When he was wounded, four of his company, Mathis, Nixon, Holycross, and Cazad, were killed and he, Schoonover, Munson and another comrade fell wounded, Schoonover afterwards dying. The funeral discourse was preached at the Methodist Church Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock by Rev E. W. Lawhorn of the Methodist Church, assisted by Rev. Clay Castle of the Christian Church and the Presbyterian minister. At the cemetery a short service was held by the G.A.R. Post of which deceased was a member. The pallbearers were Hiram Bright, A. L. McKnight, John A. McKnight, John Steil,__Cooley and J.G. McCord. Obituary Mrs. Ann Sales-Armstrong Deceased was born in Galway, Galway County, Ireland, April 1836, and departed this life at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Julia Musselman in Williamsport, Ind., Sunday, July 7th, 1901 at 9 o'clock p.m., after a protracted illness from consumption. Mrs. Armstrong came to America when about 14 years of age and went to live with her brother, John Sales in Delphi, Ind. She lived with this brother until she was united in marriage to John F. Armstrong, June 30th, 1858. To this union was born two children- James T. Armstrong and Mrs. Julia Musselman, both of this place. In the year 1892, deceased with her husband moved to Williamsport, Ind., where they lived ever after, her husband engaging in the manufacture of woolen goods. Deceased united with the Presbyterian Church several years ago and remained a consistent member up to her death. She was a good woman and beloved by all who knew her. In her days of physical suffering she was patient and bore her affliction with resignation to the Divine will. She leaves a husband, son and daughter and four grandchildren- Leslie and Floyd Armstrong, and Eddie and Lethia Musselman. At the time of her death she was 63 years and 3 months of age. The funeral services were held at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Musselman on Midway at 3 o'clock p.m., Tuesday, July 19th, 1901, the funeral discourse being preached by Rev. Wm Wilmer. Remains were interred in Hillside Cemetery. The pallbearers were: P.W. Fleming, J.C. Chambers, P.W. Lewis, I. N. Statzell, Isaiah Smith and N. T. Vanderbilt. Harvey M. Owens Dead This gentlemen died at the home in Kay County, Oklahoma near pierceton, on the 29th of June 1901 from rheumatism. He was formerly a citizen of this county and more recently of Benton County, from which eh emigrated in February of 1901. He was a member of the Methodist Church in good standing. He leaves a wife and three children- a son and two daughters, all adults. Deceased was 49 years of age. The funeral and interment occurred Monday, July 1st, 1901, at the family residence. He was a son of the late William Owens, of Liberty Township and a brother to Tilman, Frances and Amanda Owens. He was also a brother of the late Mrs. E. J. Fetterling of the state of Washington, who was burned to death on the 7th ult.

Date: 7/11/1901
Origin: Warren Review Extracted from Microfilm
Author: Sharon Roberts
Record ID: 00003749
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Date Entered: 2/28/2015
Entered By: Chris Brown

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