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Title: Williamsport, IN Warren Review Thursday, September 12, 1901 Edition
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A Good Man Gone James McCord Deceased was the son of James and Hannah McCord, and was born in Liberty Township, Warren County, Ind., July 18th, 1834. March 1, 1863, he moved to Dams Township to the fame where he died. His demise occurred September 6, 1901, at 7 a.m. He had malarial fever, but Monday morning, September 2, at 5 o'clock, he received a stroke of paralysis from which he never regained consciousness and never spoke, and gradually sank until his death. He was married to Esther A. Little September 13, 1855. He leaves a wife and three children - John G. McCord, Mrs. Charity Z. Atkinson and Mrs. Mary L. Allen. The character of deceased is best expressed in the language of one of his nearest neighbors who said, " I have know him for nearly 40 years and in all that time I never knew him to do a mean or dishonest act. And no poor person asked for aid, but what he received it." He was a good neighbor and will be sadly missed by everyone. At the time of his death he was 67 years, 1 month and 18 days of age. Interment was made in the Mound Cemetery on Saturday, September 7th, 1901, at 2:30 p.m. The pallbearers were: E. H. Fenters, Err Stewart, Curtis Rhode, James McBride, James Hall and W. W. Fenton. Near Crawfordsville, Wm North, a farhand, died in the loft of his employer's barn and lay there a week before discovery. When found rats had preyed upon the body for food.

Date: 9/12/1901
Origin: Warren Review Extracted from Microfilm
Author: Sharon Roberts
Record ID: 00003758
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Date Entered: 3/3/2015
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Entered By: Chris Brown

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