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Title: Williamsport, IN Warren Review Thursday, May 8, 1902 Edition
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Mary Ann Schwab was born in Switzerland, June 19, 1853. At the age if nine months her parents came to the United States and located in the State of Michigan. She resided in that state until she reached woman's estate. In February 1897, she became the wife of Josiah Covalt, being married at the Presbyterian Parsonage, in Attica, by Rev. William Wilmer. To Mr. and Mrs. Covalt no children were ever born. Although never a member of any church denomination st heart she was a believer in God and Possessed strong convictions of right. Deceased has but on known immediate relative in this country, a Half-sister, Mrs. Emma Welsh, who resides in the state of Florida. She and her husband became citizens of this place four years ago this spring, residing here continuously since. Mrs. Covalt had been in failing health for three years precious to her decease, and last Christmas she compelled to give up the cares of her household, but she did not become bedfast until about two weeks ago. Her sufferings were intense yet she did not complain and bore the lonely moments with great fortitude. Death kindly came to her relief at her home in this place at 12 o'clock noon, Saturday, May 3, 1902. Her sorrowing husband survives her. She was almost 49 years on age. The funeral services were held last Sunday at her late home at 2 o'clock p.m., Dr Buckles, of Lafayette, in the absence of Rev. E. S. Shumaker who was ill, delivering the discourse. Interment was made in Hillside. The pallbearers were: Theodore Cortwell, Edward Straube, James Horn, Thomas Phipps, Jesse Willis and James Anderson.

Date: 5/8/1902
Origin: Warren Review Extracted from Microfilm
Author: Sharon Roberts
Record ID: 00003784
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Date Entered: 3/28/2015
Entered By: Chris Brown

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