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Title: Williamsport, IN Warren Review December 3, 1903 Edition
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Died- Charles Sherman Cassell was born near Attica, Ind., March 19, 1865. He went to Dakota to reside in the spring of 1885, and engaged in the abstract business. On June 14th, he was married to Miss Elsie K. Brown. He was in failing health for some time, lasting months, and finally died at Minneapolis, Miss., on Wednesday, November 25, 1903, at 5 o'clock a.m., leaving a daughter two years old last August. The remains were brought to Attica last Friday for interment. D.C. Boggs, a relative, attended the last sad rites. Thomas H. Stilwell, a prominent attorney of Covington and well known in this county, died at his home in that place Saturday night. He was at one time prominent in the politics of Fountain and Warren counties. He was 60 years of age and leaves a son and a daughter. A Sad Visit- Last Thursday afternoon, it being Thanksgiving, Herman Nehrig and his eldest son, Loris, went to Lafayette in the special to visit his brothers and sisters residing there. He spent the time pleasantly and then went to the Wabash depot to take the train home at 8:34 p.m. While waiting for the train, which was over an hour late, a brother came to the depot and informed Mr. Nehrig that one of the sisters, Mrs. Elias Burkhardt, whom he had left only a short time before, had expired on the steps of the Lutheran Church on Cincinnati Street. She had been to the church that evening for the services and when the exercises closed she was leaving the church for her home. She had been a member of the Lutheran church all her life. She was 36 years of age and leaves a husband and four children, two daughters and two sons, the oldest child being 15 and the youngest 5 years old. Deceased was a loving wife and a model mother. Her death is attributed to heart failure. The funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Died- Mrs. Emily Adams Stringer, formerly of South Bend, died Nov. 17, at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. E. Hoerger, in Faribault, Minn., of cancer of the stomach after several months of intense suffering. The funeral was held at the residence the following afternoon at 2 o'clock. Mrs. Stringer was born in West Lebanon, Ind., May 17, 1837. At the age of 22 she married Rev. T.C. Stringer then a member of the Indiana conference of the M.E. Church. Mr. and Mrs. Stringer resided in South Bend for a time, he being pastor of the second M.E. Church now known as Grace church. In 1852 they removed to Faribault, Mr. Stringer having joined the Minnesota conference, receiving an appointment as pastor of the First M.E. Church in Faribault where he served about four years. Failing health compelled him to give up active work and he passed away in the spring of 1887, since which Mrs. Stringer had lived in Faribault. She was an aunt of Miss N.C. Foster, this city, whom she visited during the summer of 1902. Mr. Stringer was born in Putnam county, Ind. And in 1879 and 1880 his work was in the LaPorte circuit. In 1872 he was assigned to Frankfort charge, and in 1875 he was sent to the Delphi work. In the fall of 1865 he was sent by conference to this place, following Rev. I.W. Joyce, and remained one year. He and his wife were well and favorably known here and at West Lebanon. Mrs. Stringer was also a sister of George Adams, who was the Recorder and Auditor of this county.

Date: 12/3/1903
Origin: Warren Review Extracted from Microfilm
Author: Sharron Roberts
Record ID: 00003862
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Date Entered: 7/7/2015
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Entered By: Chris Brown

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