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Title: Williamsport, IN Warren Review Thursday, June 19, 1902 Edition
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Died Cy. Grant, who several years ago was one of our draymen, died at the Arlington hotel in Attica last Friday morning at 9 o'clock, the result of injuries sustained by being struck by the car steps fo a train on the Covington branch of the Wabash. The blow was near the heart, received when he was in a stupor from drink and was on the track. He was 65 years of age and lived as a farm hand on the Scott farm south of Attica. His wife, who is divorced, and a daughter, Lizzie, live at Lafayette. A son, Charles, lives in Benton County. Funeral was held Saturday, Rev. Wm. Wilmer officiating, and interment made at Fountain. In Memoriam Mrs. Margaret Foster-Rossiter was born October 23, 1832, near Pond Grove, Warren County, Ind. She was the daughter of Walter Lackey and Elizabeth Foster. She was married to Henry Rossiter September 10, 1858. To this union nine children were born, three of whom died very young. The husband, four daughters, two sons, one daughter in-law, one son-in-law, two grandchildren are left of her immediate family. Two aged brothers, James and John Foster, are the remaining members of the old Foster family. Soon after marriage she, with her husband, began the making of the home where they spent more than forty years of happy, wedded life. She was a woman of strong personality and of deep convictions, with a courage that knows no surrender to the wrong. She was the Queen in her home. Her children call her blessed and her husband praiseeth her. She conquered all by love - kindness was her weapon, love her shield. In early womanhood she gave her heart to God and joined the Methodist Church. For a number of years he had been an invalid and yet. in this her enforced confinement to her home, she was always cheerful-she never murmured nor complained. Her strong Christian character led her children to believe in her Christ and to love the church of her choice, and lead her husband, who was born and reared in the Church of Rome, to accept eh free mercies of the Lord Jesus Christ direct from God, and in the fellowship of her church. On Saturday, June 7th, when the sun was reaching its meridian height she called all of her family to her ave them a parting blessing, they each bestowing a kiss of promise toe cooling lips. Amid the these sobs and teas the happy soul slipped out from the house of clay so quietly that there was not a struggle, not a gasp. The soul went so much like she had lived that it was hard to think it had really gone. On Monday, June 9th, at 2:30 o'clock p.m. a large number, many hundreds, who knew and loved her, gathered at the beautiful Rossiter home for eh funeral services. A quartet of singers from Williamsport, directed by Editor John Gregory, rendered two beautiful anthems, and two hymns, the latter selected by the deceased. Prayer was offered by her pastor, E. W. Lawhon, of Boswell. Remarks by a former pastor, J. J. Claypool, of Romney, after which a large number followed the remains tot he beautiful cemetery at Boswell where they were tenderly lowered into a steel vault, there to await the call of God to come forth. Her whole life spent in Warren County; well may Warren County be proud of what it has given tot he world in this the life of Sister Rossiter.

Date: 6/19/1902
Origin: Warren Review Extracted from Microfilm
Author: Sharon Roberts
Record ID: 00003790
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Date Entered: 3/31/2015
Entered By: Chris Brown

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