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Title: Williamsport, IN Warren Review Thursday, September 17, 1903 Edition
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Death's Harvest- Mrs. Sarah Elwell, was the widow of the late George Elwell and was born in this State October 11, 1838. Her parents were Robert and Mary S. Hunter and she was a sister of Mrs. James McCord, of this county. Last spring she had the misfortune of falling and breaking her collarbone, from which she never fully recovered. She died Monday, September 14, 1903, aged 64, and leaves a son and two daughters- John F. Elwell, of Pine township; Mrs. John Beason and Mrs. Frank Hickman, both of Liberty Township. The funeral services were held Wednesday, September 16, 1903 at 10 o'clock a.m., at the Methodist church in Rainsville, Rev. William Wilmer officiating. Interment was in the Rainsville cemetery. Helen Geneive, the infant daughter of Carl and Bessie Smith died at the home of the grandmother, Mrs. Cornelius Bisner, in this place, Monday, September 14, 1903. She was born in this place April 28, 1903, and at death was aged 4 months and 17 days. The funeral services were held in the Methodist church at this place on Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, Rev. Wm Wilmer officiating. Remains were interred in Hillside cemetery. This is the fourth death occurring in the Bisner family, within the past year. Clarence Olaf, the son of James and Sylvia Haslett, of Rainsville, this county, died at the home of the parents on Friday, September 11, 1903, aged 2 years and 1 month and 24 days. Deceased was born July 18, 1901. Burial occurred Sunday, September 13, 1903 in the Rainsville cemetery. Dr. James McMullen, of Pine Village, was the attending physician. Obituary- Mrs. Lola Russell was born near Indianapolis, March 9, 1867; died at her home near Marshfield, September 9, 1903. She was converted quite young; joined the Episcopal Church at 15. On January 25, 1903, she joined the Free Methodist church and was a member in good standing at the time of her death. She left a strong evidence by her life and words that she was doing home to heaven. She leaves a husband, four children, father, one full sister (Cora J. McKinney), two half sisters, six brothers and a number of other relatives to mourn their loss. Funeral services were conducted at F.M. church Sunday evening, September 13.

Date: 9/17/1903
Origin: Warren Review Extracted from Microflim
Author: Sharron Roberts
Record ID: 00003850
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Date Entered: 7/2/2015
Entered By: Chris Brown

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