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Lacey Bert, 75, a resident of Albion and vicinity for a number of years, died of apoplexy Wednesday at the county infirmary. He was unmarried and is survived by a number of relatives in and near Albion. Burial, Friday. 6-10-1925
Lain Mamie died at her home here Friday from tuberculosis of the bowels, aged 3 years and 4 days. She leaves her husband; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Shadiker; one brother, Richard; her grandmother, Mrs. Myra Mullin of this place; and one sister, Mrs. Blanche Henery of Whiting. Funeral was conducted from the home Saturday. Burial, Sparta Cemetery. Democrat 9-18-1924
Lamb Jacob was struck by lightning and leveled to the ground, being killed instantly, on Monday afternoon while at work in D. C. Osborn’s harvest field about one mile north of Brimfield. We understand he was binding while another man was cradling. The latter was stunned and felled to the ground by the terrific shock. The cradle, including the blade, was broken in several pieces. Mr. Lamb leaves a wife and other family relatives. Democrat 7-25-1883
Lambert Charles Rev, 40, died at Plymouth last week. He was an Avilla young man and leaves 2 brothers at that place. Interment at Plymouth last Saturday. Democrat 12-20-1900
Lambright David Alvin, the little son of Prof. and Mrs. D. A. Lambright of Kendallville died last Saturday afternoon. 3-13-1909
Lamiller John died at his home 4 miles northeast of Rome City, February 26, 1897, from Bright’s disease. He was born in the northern part of France, January 1, 1827 and was 70 years, 1 month and 26 days old at death. He came with his parents to America in 1832. They settled in Stark County, Ohio, where he married Martha Bear in 1849. They moved to Whitley County the next year. They had 10 children, 4 of whom are living, Andrew, Mrs. Asher Smith and Mrs. Forrest Wright of York Twp, and a daughter who lives in Orange Twp. He moved to Noble County in 1866, where his wife died 3 years later. In 1878 he married Clarissa Kleckinger, who survives. Funeral was at Rome City Sunday. Burial, Wright Cemetery. Democrat 3-4-1897
Lamon Jacob was born February 29, 1853 and died of Bright’s disease and leakage of the heart January 24, 1915, aged 62 years, 10 months and 24 days. He married Almeda Ott and they had 3 girls and one boy. The son died while quite young, leaving to mourn a wife; 3 daughters; four grandchildren; one brother, Willis; and one sister, Mrs. George Grable. He was a member of the Odd Fellows some 27 years. Obsequies were at Merriam Chapel Tuesday. Burial in the chapel cemetery. Democrat 1-28-1915
Lamon Ocie, 72, lifelong resident of Noble County, died today in Luckey Hospital, Wolf Lake. She had made her home with a sister, Mrs. Effie Addis, R. 2, Albion, and was a member of Christian Chapel at Merriam. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Services at the church at Merriam Saturday. Burial in the church cemetery. 11-22-1956
Landgraff Aminda D, daughter of Thomas B. Mullin and wife, was born in Noble County September 16, 1866; was married to James Landgraff, October 15, 1885; and died November 16, 1906, aged 40 years, 2 months and 3 days. She was the mother of 4 girls and 2 boys, all of whom except one son survive. She also leaves a husband, father, mother, one sister and 4 brothers. Funeral was at the Wesleyan Methodist Church November 21. Burial, Rose Hill Cemetery. New Era 11-28-1906
Landgraff Henry was born in Germany, March 5, 1821, and died October 29, 1897, aged 76 years, months and 24 days. He died at the National Military Home at Marion, Indiana, where he has been an inmate for about 6 years. When about 21, he emigrated from Germany to New York and came to this place about the same year. He was married July 20, 1854 in Whitley County to Mary Ray, who died about 4 years ago. Three children, Frank and James of this city, and Mrs. Sarah Parker of Terre Haute, are left to mourn. He received an honorable discharge from the late War of the Rebellion. Funeral as at the residence of his son, Frank, Sunday. Burial, Albion Cemetery. 10-29-1897
Landis Lloyd Mrs.,25, died at her home in Churubusco one week ago Thursday from typhoid fever and other complications. She is survived by a husband, one child, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Boggs of near Churubusco; 2 brothers, Luther and Arthur Boggs of Whitley County; and one sister, Mrs. Frank Trimmer of this county. Obsequies were held at United Brethren Church in Churubusco one week ago Saturday. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. Democrat 1-6-1913
Landon Oscar, 18, died at a hospital in Goshen Sunday following an operation for appendicitis. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Landon, formerly of Wawaka, but had gone to Goshen with his parents last November. He is survived by his parents; 6 brothers, Curtis, Roy, Harry, Ray, Chester and Vern; and one sister, Pearl. Obsequies were at the residence on Wednesday. Remains were taken to Ligonier for burial. Democrat 5-8-1913
Lane Carlos Dr., 49, of Ligonier, died last Tuesday. He had entered a Fort Wayne hospital for an operation for hemorrhoids and died 3 hours after the operation. He was born on a farm near Kimmell and had been a practicing physician for about 20 years, the past 15 in Ligonier. He is survived by the widow; one son, Carlos D. Jr. of Indianapolis; and one daughter, Mrs. Paul Harrell of Bloomington. 11-15-1932
Lane Cora died at the home of her parents, W. B. Lane and wife at Kendallville last Wednesday from consumption. Funeral was at Brimfield last Saturday at the U. B. Church. Burial, Osborne Cemetery. Democrat 9-16-1897
Lane Elizabeth, widow of the late Joseph Lane, and for many years a resident of Sparta Twp and Kimmell, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Fred Bender in Chicago, last Friday of pneumonia, aged 74 years and 28 days. Obsequies were held in Kimmell Methodist Episcopal Church Sunday. Burial, Sparta Cemetery. Democrat 4-12-1915
Lane Emma M died at the home of her father-in-law, W. C. Lane, in Kendallville this morning of consumption. Funeral will be Wednesday. Democrat 7-4-1901
Lane George H of York Twp died December 10, 1888 at the age of 52 years, 2 months and 9 days of gastric ulcers of the stomach. He was born in Pickaway County, Ohio, October 1, 1836, the son of Vincent Lane. He came to this county with his parents in 1837 and settled on the same farm on which he died. He was the father of 8 children. Seven survive. He was married in 1864 to Mary E. Matthews, whose aged father still lives and resides in our city. During the early part of his life he was engaged in teaching in the public schools. He was a member of the Christian Church. Funeral took place from the Sparta Church near which he now sleeps. Democrat 6-12-1889
Lane Hazel, youngest daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth Lane, was born January 29, 1885. She graduated from the public schools of Sparta Twp in 1902. She completed a course in shorthand in Chicago in 1905 and returned to Kimmell in 1901 and accepted a position with the Art Portland Cement Co. She was later appointed deputy postmistress and served until July 9, 1908. The fact that she was handicapped by a physical deformity did not discourage her or change her plans. She was a member of the Ladies Aid Society of the Methodist Church and of Sparta Lodge, No. 716, Daughters of Rebecca. She died July 28, 1909, aged 24 years, 5 months and 29 days. She leaves a mother and 2 sisters. Funeral was at the Methodist Episcopal Church Friday. Democrat 8-5-1909
Lane John C, 84, of Kimmell, a pioneer resident, was born in York Twp on October 1, 1841, a member of one of the oldest families in the county, locating here in 1837. He helped his father clear out timber to build the first home for the Lane family. He married Mary Domer in 1887. She survives, together with one son and 2 grandchildren, all of Ligonier. Services Tuesday at the M. E. Church, Kimmell. Burial, Sparta Cemetery. 7-25-1926
Lane Josiah died of heart trouble April 15, 1900 at his home east of Cromwell, aged 60 years, 3 months and 16 days. He was born in York Twp, October 30, 1839, the son of Vincent Lane, who was one of the commissioners of Noble County at an early day. He enlisted in Company 1, First Indiana Heavy Artillery in February 1862 and was discharged February 1865. He married Elizabeth Cress on November 15, 1862. To this union 7 children were born. Three boys died in infancy and one daughter, Rena Shearer, died 3 years ago. He leaves a wife and 3 daughters, Mrs. Ella Bender, Mrs. Minnie Norris and Hazel Lane; 2 brothers and 3 sisters. Funeral was from the Christian Church at Sparta April 17. Burial, Sparta Cemetery. Democrat 4-19-1900 & 6-14-1900
Lane Owen died suddenly at his home at Willard, Ohio, last Saturday after mowing the lawn after his day’s work as operator at the B&O. He had the work half completed when he remarked to his daughter he didn’t feel very well. She had no sooner spoke to him, when he fell over dead. Mrs. L. E. Krueger of Kendallville and Mrs. Sylvanus Weaver of near Brimfield were sisters. A brother, B. C., resides in Arizona. Democrat 5-27-1920
Lane Zina (Mrs. H.), 30, of Three Rivers, Mich., daughter of Mrs. Samuel Wertsbaugh of Ligonier, died one week ago Sunday night. She leaves a husband and 2 young sons. The remains were brought to Ligonier for burial where the obsequies were held on Tuesday of last week. Democrat 1-1-1903
Lang Ada (Mrs. Herman), 68, formerly of Kendallville, died at South Bend Tuesday. She was a former resident, Ada Parkman, of Brimfield and once taught in the Albion schools. Democrat 3-18-1926
Lang Anna, 51 years, 7 months and 5 days, wife of Andrew Lang, residing in the south portion of town, died June 20 from a complication of diseases. She is survived by her husband and one daughter. Funeral was at the Wesleyan Church Wednesday. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. Democrat 6-23-1927
Lang Charles, who was seriously injured at the home of Will Neal of Jefferson Twp early Sunday, died Wednesday. Burial, Albion Cemetery, Thursday. He has a mother and sister in Austria, but no relative in this country. Democrat 6-4-1903
Lang Lena, 58,widow of the late J. P. Lang, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Louis Holzer, last Friday from throat trouble. she is survived by a son, J. E. Lang, and the daughter. Her husband died 6 years ago. Obsequies were at St. John’s Lutheran Church Sunday. Democrat 12-17-1914
Lantz - Donald M. Lantz, 24-year old Noble County farmer who allegedly killed his 2-year old son last December with a hammer pleaded guilty to manslaughter charges last week. He told officers at the time of the slaying that he wanted to end his own life and that he was reluctant to leave his child alive to face a life of poverty. He made a half-hearted attempt to end his own life by cutting his throat after killing the boy. 12-?-1937
Lantz Abraham Mrs. died last Saturday. Democrat 1-14-1891
Lantz Henry, second son of Israel Lantz, died of typhoid fever last week. New Era 1-14-1875
Lantz Uriah W died February 25, 1908, at the home of his father-in-law, Dr. T. C. Green on E. Main St. from uraemic poisoning, aged 74 years, 3 months and 11 days. He was born in Maryland, November 14, 1833. He married Mary A. Green of this city on September 3, 1095. In earlier life he was a postal clerk, but later moved to North Dakota where he purchased land and became a farmer. He remained there about 25 years, then on account of failing health he removed to Noble County. He was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church of this city. Obsequies were in the Methodist Episcopal Church in Wolcottville this forenoon. Burial, Wolcottville cemetery. Democrat 2-27-1908 & 3-2-1908
Lape J L Mrs., 78, died at her home in this city Sunday. Democrat 7-29-1909
Large Byron, 20, was instantly killed Sunday at Kendallville by being thrown from a motorcycle against a telephone pole. New Era 10-13-1926
Larson John Mrs. died at her home in Chicago November 9. Mr. and Mrs. Larson formerly resided near Wolf Lake, having come to that place from Chicago to which city they returned a few years ago. New Era 11-15-1905
Larue William Mrs., 41,of Kendallville, who has been in declining health for the past 5 years, died at Easthaven, the hospital for the insane at Richmond, last Friday. She had been receiving treatment there since September 25, 1916. She is survived by the husband; one son, parents; 2 sisters and 3 brothers. The remains were taken to Geneva for funeral and interment. Democrat 2-19-1917
Lash - Mrs. of Avilla died Tuesday and was interred in the Catholic Cemetery Friday. Democrat 4-20-1892
Lash Emma Grace, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James J. Lash, died at her home July 15, at the age of 33 years, 11 months and 2 days. She was born in Kendallville, August 13, 1866. About 9 years ago she was afflicted with a disease which baffled the most skillful physicians. For 6 years she was unable to walk. She was a graduate of the Albion High School, class of 1887 and for several terms taught school. She assisted in the recorder’s office during J. C. Vought’s incumbency of that office. Obsequies were at the residence Tuesday. Burial, Albion Cemetery. Democrat 7-19-1900
Lash Gregory Mrs., northeast of Avilla, died last Thursday and was interred in the Catholic cemetery north of town. Democrat 3-4-1909
Lash J B Rev. died at the home of his son, Charles D. in Hillsdale, Mich., July 17, 1901, aged 60 years 5 months and 22 days. He was born at Athens, Ohio, January 25, 1841. He graduated from the Ohio University at Athens in 1869 and licensed to preach the same year. He married Nancy Coil in 1870 and was ordained in 1872. His last pastorate was at Wolf Lake and Burr Oak, where he had only lived a few months. He had been troubled with indigestion from early life, but it never assumed a serious form until a few months ago. He died from catarrh of the stomach. He is survived by a wife and 5 sons, Charles D., James H., Homer C., DeWitt D., and Eber M. Funeral was at the college church Friday. Burial, Oak Grove Cemetery, Mich. Democrat 8-1-1901
Lash Philip, an old soldier, was buried Friday. The G.A.R. post was in attendance. Democrat 6-21-1900
Lash William, about 70, was struck by an auto near the Catholic Church at Avilla Sunday. He was walking on the concrete road when struck. The auto did not stop but a machine following took the injured man to the Kendallville hospital where he died. 10-10-1926
Lasho William J, 76, Jefferson Twp, died at his home last Wednesday. He had resided in the county nearly 50 years. He is survived by 3 sons, Wallace and Eugene of Jefferson Twp, and Frank, who is thought to be in the west. Obsequies were at the Jefferson Union Church Saturday. Burial, Sweet Cemetery. Democrat 4-5-1915
Lathen Thomas C, a tramp of Cleveland, was badly ground up here Monday of last week while attempting to board a moving train. The accident happened a few rods east of the depot. He was carried to the baggage room where he died about 4 hours after the accident. He was in town in the afternoon and was under the influence of liquor and was ordered by the marshal to move on. Relatives could not be found. A casket was procured by public subscription and the remains were buried in the potter’s field the next day. (Ligonier Leader) Democrat 10-19-1893
Latta Martha, 78, died on the Hawpatch February 24, 1899. She settled near her home with her husband in 1842. She was the mother of William W. Latta who died several weeks ago, and the sister of John R. Copeland of Elkhart Twp. Funeral was Sunday at the home of William Maroney on the Hawpatch. Albion Democrat 3-9-1899
Latta Maurice, 50, Noble County road superintendent the last 2 and one-half years and a lifelong resident of this community, died Saturday at St. Joseph Hospital, Fort Wayne, following an operation for removal of his gall bladder and appendix. He was born on a farm near Ligonier, the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Latta. The mother survives. The father died several years ago. He was a member of the Elks Lodge of this place. Also surviving are 2 sons, Carlyle of Chicago, Donald in Colorado; one stepson, Milburn, and one stepdaughter, Aleah, at home. 2-4-1928
Latta Milton Dr of Goshen and one of the prominent surgeons of northern Indiana, was found dead in his office Thanksgiving eve. The coroner found that death was caused by hanging. He was found be a fellow practitioner suspended from a gas pipe with his toes touching the floor. He was born in Champaign County, Ohio, July 9, 1822 and was 77 years, 3 months, and 21 days old at the time of death. His father, James Latta, settled on the Hawptach in 1833. He leaves a wife and 5 children. Growing age had weakened his business and unbalanced his mind. Twice recently he was found on the railroad tracks in the middle of the night and twice he swallowed poison. For 52 years he occupied the same corner for an office. He assisted in forming the first medical society in Elkhart County 54 years ago. Albion Democrat 12-17-1899
Latta Thurlo, 40, a lifelong resident of Ligonier and community, and a son of former county treasurers, James Latta, died March 26 in that city from brain fever. He was a plumber by trade and a member of the Masonic, Maccabees, Eagles and Foresters Lodges. Funeral was at the U. B. Church in Ligonier Friday. There remains to mourn his wife, Blanche; the parents; 2 sisters, Mrs. Willard Slabaugh of Ligonier, and Mrs. J. E. Sullivan of Detroit; 2 nieces and 7 nephews. Democrat 4-3-1924
Latta William W, 57, died January 30 from the effect of paralysis, a few hours after the first indications of the stroke. Proprietor of the Hawpatch stock farm, and one of the best-known and extensive horsemen in this portion of the state, he died at his home 4 miles north of Ligonier Monday. Immediate cause of death was epileptic paralysis of the stomach. He bred some excellent horses, and Hawpatch, after whom the farm was named, was the first great one produced by Mr. Latta. At the age of 14 he was sold for $12,000. Edison was he fastest horse produced by him. Mr. Latta was 56 years of age and leaves a wife and 2 sons. Albion Democrat 2-2-1899
Law Frank, 35, died at the home of his father one mile west of Wolcottville last Thursday from Bright’s disease. He came from Michigan to the home of his father one month ago. He is survived by a wife and 2 children. Obsequies were at Wolcottville M. E. Church Sunday. Burial, Wolcottville cemetery. Democrat 8-2-1909
Laymiller Clara, 68, who lived 2 ½ miles northeast of town, died at her home May 24, the result of injuries she received one week ago Monday by her clothing catching fire from some grass that she was burning on some marsh land. Funeral was in Rome City Baptist Church Monday. She leaves one daughter, one granddaughter, and several brothers. Democrat 5-29-1902
Learned J W died March 4. He was born in Lowell, Mass., and was one of the early settlers of Wayne Twp, having moved here in 1836. He served one term as county commissioner and several terms as township trustee. He and Mrs. Learned, his widow who survives him, had lived together 52 years. He had 2 daughters, Mrs. J. W. Milk and Ms. Call, both living with or near him. Funeral was the 6th. Burial, Nesbit burial ground near South Milford. New Era 3-15-1883
Lecount Grant, died Sunday at the home of his sister, Mrs. James Hollenbaugh. He leaves 4 brothers, Warren of Ligonier, William near here, Zach of Syracuse and James of this town; 4 sisters, Mrs. Maggie Hollenbaugh, Mrs. Angeline Galloway and Mrs. Naomi Davault, all of near Cromwell, and Mrs. Manda Smith of Sparta. Funeral and burial at Sparta. Democrat 4-4-1929
Lecount Warren, about 73, died at his home west of town one day last week. He leaves the wife and 2 children, Roscoe of this place and Marie Henney in New York; and several grandchildren. Funeral was conducted from the home Friday. Burial, Sparta Cemetery. Democrat 12-31-1931
Leedy Amsa, 60, died at his home south of Pierceton. Services were held on Tuesday of last week at the Pierceton Methodist Church. Survivors include the widow, Mary; 4 daughters, Mrs. Edna Marrs of Larwill, Mrs. Mabel M. Maggert of Cromwell, Odela and Norma at home; and 3 sons, Raymond of Albion, Robert and Kenneth at home. 4-6-1938
Lehman Lucille, the 15-month old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lehman, died at their home April 1. Funeral was Sunday. Burial, Sparta Cemetery. Democrat 4-7-1927
Lehr Barney, about 55, died at the county infirmary this morning from a stroke of paralysis. He formerly lived at Kendallville and has been an inmate of the infirmary a number of years. Democrat 9-3-1903
Leighty Frank, about 25, was killed by lightning at Lisbon last Friday while watching the movements of the burglars who had broken into Baughman’s store the night before. He was unmarried and leaves a father, mother and 2 sisters, the elder sister, Mrs. Guy Graham, residing in the south part of this city. Funeral last Sunday. Democrat 8-16-1894
Leighty Vern Mrs., who died at her home in Wayne Twp last Tuesday evening, was buried at the Lisbon Cemetery Thursday afternoon. Democrat 1-31-1901
Leister Nadine, about one year, little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Leister, died Monday from cholera infantum and whooping cough. Funeral was at the residence yesterday. Burial, Albion Cemetery. Democrat 8-26-1897
Leitch - James Leitch suffered the loss of his beloved wife and infant child February 20. Interment following Friday. Democrat 2-28-1901
Leitch - Miss Cora Keller went to Avilla on Monday where she attended the funeral of her sister’s child - Mrs. Malcomb Leitch’s. Funeral on Tuesday. New Era 3-4-1903
Leitch Carl M, 49, formerly of Kendallville and a resident of Fort Wayne the last month, died last night at Lutheran Hospital. He was a drafting engineer and was employed 20 years for McCray Refrigerator Co. here before going to General Electric at Fort Wayne 12 years ago. He was a native of Noble County and was a member of the Moose and Eagles Lodges at Kendallville. Surviving are his widow, Hilda; 2 daughters, Mrs. Norma Musselman of R. 3, Kendallville, and Mrs. Sandra Walsh of Fort Wayne; a son, Joseph of Fort Wayne; his mother, Mrs. Minnie Leitch of Kendallville; 6 brothers, Donald, Ronald and Robert of Kendallville, Leroy in Michigan, Everett of Vicksburg, Mich., and Delbert of Fort Wayne; 7 sisters, Mrs. Anna Chamberlin, Mrs. Bertha Davis, Mrs. Tillie Keck, Mrs. Cleo Harter and Mrs. Laura Herendeen of Kendallville, Miss Esther of New York City, and Mrs. Mabel Snyder in Hawaii; and 3 grandchildren. Services Friday at A. J. Berhalter Co. Funeral Home. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. 6-7-1955
Leitch John Earl, son of Mr. and Mrs. Malcomb E. Leitch of Jefferson Twp, died March 1, 1903, aged 2 months and 15 days. Funeral was at Mount Pleasant Church. Burial, Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Democrat 3-5-1903
Leitch Minnie Mary, 69, of Kendallville, died today in McCray Hospital. She was a member of the Church of the Nazarene. Surviving are 6 sons, Everett of Vicksburg, Mich., Delbert of Fort Wayne, Leroy, Chicago and Donald, Ronald and Robert of Kendallville; 7 daughters, Mrs. Bertha Davis, Mrs. Laura Herendeen and Mrs. Tillie Keck of this city, Mrs. Anna Chamberlin of Corunna, Mrs. Esther Scott of Rochester, N.Y., Mrs. Cleo Harter, Fort Wayne, and Mrs. Mable Snyder, Arlington, Va.; a brother, Martin Shultz, Elkhart; 2 sisters, Mrs. Mary McClelland, Kendallville, and Mrs. Tillie Keuhm, Cleveland, O.; 50 grandchildren and 34 great-grandchildren. Services will be Sunday in the Church of the Nazarene. Burial, Avilla Cemetery. 9-13-1956
Leitch William, who has been at the Battle Creek sanitarium for the month, died at that place last week and was brought here for burial. He formerly resided in the country southwest of here but at recent years has lived at Spencerville. He was unmarried and a member of the Knights of Pythias. Burial, Hopewell. Daily Record 5-7-1902
Leiter Elmira E (Christlieb) was born in Michigan, April 5, 1856, and came with her parents to Indiana when 6 weeks of age. She married Abraham Leiter on October 14, 1880. She died January 23, 1915. They had 3 sons and one daughter, Clarence, Ward and John Leiter, and Bessie DeWitt, all of whom, with the husband, 5 grandchildren, and 2 brothers, Jay and George Christlieb, survive. Obsequies were held at the Swan M. E. Church. Burial, Hooper Cemetery. Democrat 1-28-1915
Lemaster Robert, 3-year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Holly Lemaster of Kendallville was accidentally choked to death last Thursday. He was playing about the yard of the farm home and went to the hog pen to look at the pigs. One board of the fence was loose and the lad stuck his head through the crack in the fence. His feet slipped and he fell and choked to death before assistance reached him. Democrat 10-7-1915
Leming George W died at his home in Ligonier, March 15, 1902, aged 83 years, 11 months and 26 days. In 1863 he located on a farm 4 ½ miles north of Ligonier. For the past 20 years he lived in Ligonier. He left a wife, 4 sons and one daughter. Democrat 3-27-1902
Leming Olin Thadd, young son of George R. Leming and wife of Ligonier, died Wednesday of last week, aged 2 years, one month and 22 days. Democrat 9-17-1903
Lemons Mary, 64, died at her home in Cromwell last week from consumption. Democrat 12-14-1895
Lepird John, 65, former resident of Ligonier, but residing at Goshen, died at the home of his sister, Mrs. George Walker, 4 miles north of Ligonier. He is survived by 3 children, Ellis, Alma and Delta of Kalamazoo; 4 sisters residing near Topeka; and a brother, Frank of Goshen. Funeral was Tuesday at the Salem Church. Burial, Salem Cemetery. Democrat 1-4-1915
Lepird Robert, about 65, farmer residing near Topeka and a former resident of Elkhart Twp, dropped dead at his home Tuesday. He was an uncle of Alva Hostetter of this city. Democrat 1-2-1913
Leslie Sarah, about 75, former resident of Albion, died at the home of her son, Fred B., in Toledo, Ohio, Saturday. Remains will arrive in this city on No. 7 Monday and will be taken to St. Mark’s Lutheran Church for obsequies. Burial, Albion Cemetery. She is survived by 3 sons. Until going to Toledo a few years ago she had resided in Jefferson Twp and Albion. Democrat 10-18-1915
Leslie Thomas O died at his Albion home last Friday from paralysis. He was born in East Liberty, Fayette County, Penn., August 12, 1824, and at the time of death was aged 73 years, 11 months and 23 days. He, with his parents, moved to Randolph, Portage County, Ohio, where he resided until 1847, when he moved to Trumbull, Ashtabula County. There in 1848 he married Maria Z. Hitt. They had 3 children, George Halsted, Joseph Benjamin and Edwina Maria, the latter having died at the age of 10. Maria also died. In 1859 he removed to Albion where in 1861 he enlisted in Company K, 44th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers. In 1863 at the battle of Shilo he received a severe wound that disabled him and he was honorably discharged. On October 12, 1864 he re-enlisted in Company C, 35th Regiment Indiana volunteers, remaining in the service until the close of the war. On November 6, 1864 he married Sarah A. Bortner of Albion. They had 3 sons, Harry Stephens, Barger Gleason and Fred Bortner. He leaves a wife and 5 sons, J. B. of New Albany, George H. of Walkerton, Harry G. of Newark, Ohio, Barge G. of Walkerton and F. B. of this city. Funeral was at the residence Sunday. Worden Post G.A.R. performed the memorial service. Burial, Albion Cemetery. Noble Democrat 8-11-1898
Lester Laverne, niece of J. J. Lash, died of typhoid fever last Thursday at Waukomis, Oklahoma. She was the daughter of Mrs. Lizzie Lester of Kendallville. For some time she had been stenographer at the Feeble Minded Home at Fort Wayne, but several months ago went to Oklahoma because of failing health. She leaves a mother, one brother, and one sister. Her remains were interred in Oklahoma. Democrat 5-29-1902
Levy Joseph L, 52, Ligonier merchant, died at his home there last Wednesday of diabetes. He located in Ligonier about 30 years ago and continued to be identified with mercantile life. He first became associated with Meyer Baum but at the time of his death was in business for himself. He is survived by a wife, son and daughter. The son, Lewis, will continue the business. Democrat 7-26-1909
Lewis Allie (Jerraid) was born in Noble County September 5, 1877; and died at the home of her mother, Mrs. William Jerraid, February 17, 1902, aged 24 years, 5 months and 12 days. She married Charles H. Lewis November 4, 1896. They had 2 daughters, Lily May, about 5, and Viva 3. She leaves a husband, a mother, one brother and five sisters. Funeral was at the Adventist Church in Wolf Lake February 19. Burial, Wolf Lake Cemetery. Democrat 2-20-1902
Lewis John, about 45, who was employed in the hoop factory at Brimfield a few months ago and who resided there for 6 years, was found dead in bed one week ago Friday at his home in Converse, death being due to heart trouble. He had worked in the glass factory the previous day and had not complained of being sick. He leaves an aged mother who was dependent upon him. Democrat 6-12-1902
Lewis Vannellia, daughter of Eli and Mary Ann Meaker, was born in Adams County, Ohio, June 1, 1846; and died September 14, 1909, aged 63 years, 3 months and 14 days. She married James M. Lewis September 14, 1865. They had 7 sons and 4 daughters. One son, Fred, residing 2 miles southwest of this city, 3 daughters and the husband preceded her in death. She came to Albion in the fall of 1905 and united with the Wesleyan Methodist Church. Funeral was at the residence. Burial, Albion Cemetery. Democrat 9-30-1909
Lewis William of Johnsville, Morrow County, Ohio, died Thursday. He was a brother of Postmaster Lewis. Democrat 6-15-1887
Ley Mary, 87, was born in Alsace, Lorain, France, and came to America at the age of 17. She resided on their farm south of town for 39 years and was a resident of Avilla 21 years. She died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Renier, November 15. She leaves 8 children, 31 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. She was a faithful Catholic. Democrat 11-20-1902
Lieberenz Alfred F Mrs. died at her home 4 miles north of Kendallville last Tuesday from pneumonia, aged 38 years, 9 months and 7 days. She is survived by the husband; 3 children; a father, William Claxton of Garrett; and one brother, George Claxton of Jefferson Twp. Obsequies were at the Perseverance Church last Friday. Burial, Woodruff Cemetery. Democrat 3-29-1915
Lieberenz Joseph J died at the home of his father northeast of Stroh, Monday, aged 45 years, one month and 6 days.. He was a carpenter by trade and 15 years ago a hammer dropped from above on the top of his head and from that time until his death suffered great physical distress. He was a brother of Mrs. A. C. Helmuth of Kendallville. Democrat 1-30-1908
Lieberenz Mary, 49, a lifelong resident of Helmer community, died lat Sunday. 1-24-1938
Light Reuben D, 78, a pioneer of Kosciusko County, died from apoplexy at the home of his son, James M. in Kendallville on Sunday.
He arose at the usual hour and went to the water closet at the rear of the home, and stayed longer than usual. Hs son went to look for him and found him cold in death. He had resided most of his life at Leesburg and was at Kendallville on a visit. He is survived by 3 sons, James M. of Kendallville, J. C. of Elkhart (only 2 listed); one daughter, Mrs. Mary Anglin of Leesburg. His wife died a few months ago. Burial at Leesburg. Democrat 12-17-1914
Lincoln - Mrs., daughter of Joe and Jane Lehr, was buried September 29, age 20. Funeral at the house of the parents. New Era 10-11-1877
Lincoln - Curtis Brouse and wife went to Sturgis, Mich. last Thursday to attend the funeral of Mrs. Brouse’s niece, Miss Myrtle Lincoln. Democrat 8-30-1900
Linder Barbara, 85, died at the home of her son-in-law, J. H. Duve in Kendallville, Tuesday. Democrat 11-8-1900
Line Caroline M died at her home on February 8, 1901, aged 65 years, one month and 4 days. She leaves a husband and 3 children. Funeral was at this place last Sunday. Burial, Thorn Cemetery. Democrat 2-14-1901
Line Chloa died at her home in Indianapolis and was brought to Wilmot Saturday. Funeral was in Sparta Church Sunday. Burial, Salem Cemetery. Democrat 11-25-1909
Line Samuel M, about 33, died August 3 from consumption. Funeral was on the 5th at Salem Church. Democrat 8-10-1892
Lingofelter Daniel was born in Putnam County, Ohio, February 5, 1823, and died at his home near Syracuse, February 19, 1908, aged 85 years, 14 days. He married Elizabeth Deardorff some sixty years ago. She died May 18, 1861. They had 7 children, Martin and Catherine of Indiana, Alford of Kansas, William of California, George of North Dakota, and Sarah and Andrew preceded him in death. Also surviving are a sister, Mrs. Sarah Long of Kansas; 21 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren. In Jun 1862 he married his second wife, to which union was born 2 children, who with his wife preceded him in death. He was a member of the German Baptist Church. After the death of his second wife, he lived with children, Martin Lingofelter and Catherine Evans. Obsequies were at the German Baptist Church in Syracuse Sunday, but owing to the absence of a son, the interment was not made until Monday. Democrat 2-27-1908
Lininger Josiah Mrs. died within the past year. Her maiden name was Waybill and her father was one of the early settlers of Elkhart Twp near or at Springfield. She was married to Luther Herriman before her marriage to Mr. Lininger. Democrat 6-12-1889
Linn John died at his home in Washington Twp, September 2, 1908, aged 64 years, 10 months and 25 days, from cancer. He is survived by a widow and 5 children. During the Civil War he was a member of Company F, 74th Indiana Regiment. He came to Indiana at the age of 12 and with the exception of 2 years’ residence in Michigan, resided continuously here. Obsequies were at the Broadway Church September 4. Democrat 9-17-1908
Lint Moses Mrs. died at her home in York Twp June 6, aged 43 years and 18 days. She was born in Henry County, Ohio, May 20, 1855 and married Moses Lint July 18, 1870. She leaves a husband; 3 sons, 5 daughters; one grandchild; one half-sister, Mrs. William Growcock of York Twp; one half-brother, Charles Shearer of Ligonier. She was a member of the Dunkard Church until 1894 when she united with the Sparta Christian Church. Albion Democrat 6-22-1899
Lloyd Cora, 73, died February 23 at the home of a sister, Mrs. Nona Harrison at Kansas City. Short commitment services were held February 27 at Bonham Funeral Home. Burial, Albion Cemetery, beside her deceased parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elijah Lloyd. Surviving are 2 sisters, Mrs. Harrison and Mrs. Della Leonard, wife of Elwood Leonard, deceased of that city. 2-23-1938
Lloyd Elijah, 86, died at his home in South Albion Monday from senility. He was a pioneer of our city but a few years ago moved to Ohio, where he resided several years, then again removed to our city. He was a plasterer, being associated with Mr. Fields of Wolcottville as a partner for some time. Surviving are 2 daughters, Miss Cora at home, and Mrs. Nora Harrison of Kansas City, Mo. Mrs. Lloyd died many years ago. He was a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge of Three Rivers, Mich. Noble County Democrat 1-11-1921
Lloyd Julia A (Gillespie) died Saturday. She was born in Wayne County, Ohio, July 3, 1839; and at the time of death was 58 years, 4 months and 22 days of age. She married Elijah Lloyd in Defiance County, Ohio, July 3, 1859; and in the spring of 1869 they removed to Ligonier. During their residence in that city, 2 daughters, Arbida Adell and Cora Louella, were born. After a residence of 21 years at Three Rivers, Mich., where Winona Blanche was born, they removed to Albion in April 1887. She was a member of the M. E. Church. Funeral was at the residence Monday. Burial, Albion Cemetery. Noble Democrat 3-17-1898
Lobdell Arthur, son of O. W. Lobdell and wife of Mulhall, Oklahoma, died January 31. Democrat 2-27-1902
Lobdell Velma, daughter of O. W. Lobdell and wife of Mulhall, Oklahoma, died February 7. Democrat 2-27-1902
Lobshire - It was Mr. Lobshire who died here instead of Mrs. Lobshire as was stated last week. New Era 1-14-1877
Lockhart Horace G, 60, Ligonier, died at his home there last Thursday from acute liver trouble. He was a native of Ligonier and had lived there the greater portion of his life but for a few years he resided in Washington, D.C. where he filled a position in the government service. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Anna Boker of Washington, D. C., and one brother, Robert E., of Toledo, Ohio. For a number of years he was employed in the grocery of J. L. Dunning, but of recent years was engaged in the real estate and pension business. Democrat 11-15-1909
Loeb Sarah, relict of the late Isaac Loeb of Kendallville and for many years a resident of that city, died at her home in Lagro January 31. Obsequies were held at Lagro on Tuesday. Democrat 2-4-1915
Long - a 2-months old child of Cy Long died last Sunday. Democrat 8-31-1892
Long - infant, died November 11, 1899 of convulsions, aged 2 weeks. Burial in Ligonier November 12, 1899. 11-11-1899
Long - The woman found in a dying condition in a lumber yard at Kendallville and who died from alcoholism, debauchery and exposure, was divorced from her husband, George W. Long, at the October term of court here. Democrat 11-2-1892
Long Aaron B, 72, a resident of Noble County, died from bladder and kidney trouble at the home of John Jackson in Thorncreek Twp on Sunday. He was a relative of Mr. Jackson’s family. Funeral was Tuesday at Lorane. Burial, Adams Cemetery. Albion Democrat 11-9-1899
Long Amos, living northeast of this place died last Saturday. He was at Avilla last Saturday. Democrat 4-18-1901
Long Caroline Jane, wife of Marion F. Long of 828 Blaine Ave., died last night from Bright’s disease. A daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Vance, she was born in Noble County April 19, 1850. On August 18, 1877 she married Mr. Long. Surviving are her husband; 4 sons, Charles, Riley and Jesse of this city, and Frank of Ligonier; a daughter, Mrs. James Ulery, north of South Bend; and a brother, Jacob Vance of Ligonier. Services in the United Brethren Church. Burial, Ligonier Cemetery. Democrat 3-8-1915
Long Daniel died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Herman Rosenberger at Wolcottville, last Sunday. Funeral was Tuesday. He was an uncle of Mrs. W. J. Boate of this city. Democrat 7-8-1897
Long Emma J (Bassett) was born near South Milford, September 10, 1873; and died at her home northwest of Cosperville, May 1, 1909, aged 35 years, 7 months and 22 days. She married Charles V. Long of near Wawaka, March 11, 1894. She was a member of the Christian Church at Pleasant Hill. She was the mother of one son and 2 daughters; her father and stepmother, Mr. and Mrs. Lucas Bassett of South Milford; 3 brothers and 3 sisters. Funeral was at the Cosperville Free Baptist Church May 4 with burial in the cemetery nearby. 5-1-1909
Long Henry, 80, of Grand Rapids. for many years a resident here and one time editor and proprietor of the Kendallville Standard, died. Born near Auburn, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Long, he began his career as a printer in the office of the Waterloo Press. He was a veteran of the Civil War. The widow and one daughter survive. Burial, Lake View Cemetery here. Democrat 2-18-1926
Long Jacob Mrs. of Wawaka, it was reported on Monday, had committed suicide by taking morphine. It is generally stated that domestic troubles caused the act. Democrat 3-26-1890
Long Jesse, about 35, formerly a resident of Wolf Lake, died of consumption in Monterey, California, last Friday. He was a nephew of Eli Smith of this city, and about one year ago went west in the hope the climate would be beneficial to his declining health. His remains were brought to Wolf Lake for interment. Democrat 12-25-1903
Long John, 80, died Wednesday of last week from paralysis. He was the father of 5 sons and 2 daughters, of which 2 sons and one daughter preceded him in death. He leaves a wife and 4 children. Funeral was at the Wawaka M. E. Church Friday. Burial, Cosperville Cemetery. Noble Democrat 11-24-1898
Long Lewis A Mrs. of Washington Twp died at her home suddenly last Saturday from the second stroke of paralysis, aged 52 years, 3 months and 5 days. She was formerly Mrs. Oscar Blanchard of Whitley County and married Mr. Long October 29. She is survived by a husband; 10 children, a mother; one brother; and 3 sisters. She was a member of the M. E. Church. Obsequies were held at the Etna Baptist Church Monday. Democrat 12-9-1909
Long Samuel died at the home of his sister at Yuma, Colorado, Wednesday from tuberculosis of the throat. He leaves a wife and 4 children who live at LaGrange; 3 sisters and 2 brothers. The remains were taken to LaGrange for interment. Democrat 5-22-1902
Long Susan, 72, was the mother of Frank and James Long and the widow of William Long, all formerly of this city. Obsequies were at Oak Park Cemetery in this city last Thursday. Democrat 9-16-1909
Longnecker Adam, about 60, a former resident of Ligonier, died recently at his home in Otsego, Michigan of paralysis. Democrat 2-5-1917
Longyear John Mrs. died last Thursday and was buried Monday. Democrat 12-7-1893
Lorman Mary Ann, wife of Frederick J. Lorman of 1244 Eden St., died from heart disease and dropsy. Her maiden name was Schwab and she was born in Switzerland, August 18, 1849. When a child she was brought to America by her parents who settled on a farm near Wawaka. Mr. Lorman was a resident of Kendallville, and they were married in 1864. The next year they came to Elkhart, which was her home until death. She was a member of the First Evangelical Church. Surviving are the husband; one daughter, Ms. L. H. Webster of this city; 2 brothers, Frederick Schwab of Wawaka, and John Schwab of Wabash; 3 sisters, Emma, Carie and Katie Schwab who live with her brother at Wawaka; and 2 grandsons, Buell and Allene Webster of this city. Funeral will be at the home Sunday. Burial, Grace Lawn Cemetery. Democrat 11-12-1914
Lough Jeremiah H died at the residence of Mrs. Sloan near Albion on March 30, 1852, in the 36th year of his age. Albion Observer 4-8-185
Lovett George R, 73, lifelong resident of Milford Twp, died at his home east of South Milford from arterio sclerosis. Surviving are the widow and 3 daughters, Miss Maud at home, now teaching in Detroit; Mrs. Opal Perkins of Stroh; and Mrs. Belle Danner of Albion; 5 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral Friday at the Church of Christ, South Milford. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. 5-?-1930
Lower - An infant of Alton Lower and wife was laid to rest in the cemetery here one day last week. New Era 12-23-1914
Lower Daniel died last Saturday. Will be buried Tuesday. He leaves many relatives. Democrat 12-9-1897
Lozier James, 16, son of John Lozier who resides just south of Albion, died suddenly this week while visiting relatives at Attica, Ohio. The remains arrived in this city Tuesday and were conveyed to their resting place the following Wednesday. Funeral was at the M. E. Church. Democrat 9-13-1894
Luckey Abigail died at her home in Washington Twp on October 5, 1894, aged 57 years, 5 months and 24 days. She was born April 11, 1837, a daughter of Joseph and Eliza Adair, the second white child born in the township. She was born on the farm on which she died, having spent 10 years near Richville, Elkhart County. She married Robert Luckey in April 1859. She was a member of the M. E. Church. She leaves a husband and 7 children, and a brother, Judge J. W. Adair of Columbia City. Democrat 6-13-1895
Luckey Carrol was born in Elkhart, April 6, 1907; and died from membranous croup at Wolf Lake, July 19, 1909, aged 2 years, 3 months and 13 days. He is survived by the parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Luckey; and one brother, Rowland. Funeral was at the Baptist Church Wednesday. Burial, Wolf Lake Cemetery. New Era 7-28-1909
Luckey Robert, 74, one of the old residents of Noble County, died at his home in Washington Twp last Friday from consumption. Funeral was at his residence Sunday. Burial, Metz Cemetery. His wife preceded him in death about 4 years ago. He leaves 3 sons and 4 daughters. He was the father of Dr. J. E. Luckey of Wolf Lake.
Ludlow Alexander M, 57, died at his home in Kendallville Monday of heart disease. Democrat 6-3-1909
Ludlow Laura, the 12-year old daughter of A. Ludlow and wife of Kendallville, died on Wednesday of last week. Albion Democrat 4-6-1899
Luebker Frederick died on the 10th. New Era 9-21-1876
Lundy Hugh - Mr. and Mrs. Milo Forker and daughter, Mildred, attended the funeral of Hugh Lundy of Ligonier on Monday. Democrat 6-26-1924
Lung Curtis, a former Avilla lad, who has been in the custody of the Noble County Board of Children’s Guardians and was a ward at the Orphan’s Home, Mishawaka, was killed while attending the annual picnic at St. Jo, Mich., Monday. The outing for the children at the home is made possible through the generosity of A. M. Jacobs of this city. The father of the boy, who works at Bremen, was notified of his son’s death. Funeral will be at Avilla. Democrat 7-24-1924
Lung Dessie Lucile, little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Verley Lung, died of flux at their home September 17, 1902, aged one year, 2 months and 17 days. Funeral was at Pleasant Hill Christian Church September 19. Burial, Sparta Cemetery. Democrat 9-25-1902
Lung Edward, 20, met a horrible death at Churubusco last Friday. He was employed at Valorous Brown’s lumber and stave mills and he was noticed leaving the yard in the afternoon and not returning in an hour, search was instituted for him. Another workman on entering an outhouse noticed a hat on the floor. The house was upset and the body found in the vault. Lung was subject to spasms. An inquest will be held and the coroner’s verdict will be death from drowning. 12-15-1899
Lung Elizabeth died at the residence of her son-in-law, Adam Conner, January 6. Burial, Ligonier. She and her family immigrated to this country from Virginia in October 1853, and is said to have been one of the oldest ladies in Noble County. As near as it can be ascertained, she was born in or about 1790. New Era 1-11-1877
Lung John W, aged about 80, died March 26 at his home in Wawaka from paralysis. He is survived by the widow and several children. Democrat 4-3-1924
Luttman Amos Mrs. of Corunna, died Sunday of lung trouble. She was the sister of Mrs. W. C. Weingart of Kendallville. Daily Record 4-23-1903
Luttman J J, 47, died suddenly at his home in Corunna Sunday. He had just finished eating a hearty breakfast and was passing into another room when he fell dead. Albion Democrat 2-7-1901
Lutts Cornelius, about 80, one of the inmates of the county infirmary, died Thursday. He lost his balance while descending a stairway and fell to the bottom. His neck was broken. He was formerly of Kendallville but has been in the infirmary for several years. Democrat 12-2-1897
Lybarger Helen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Lybarger at Kendallville - funeral was Tuesday. Democrat 8-1-1929
Lynch Phillip died February 6 and was buried in the Catholic cemetery at Ege, February 8. He was born and raised in Ireland and for a long time lived on a farm at Green Center, but in later years stayed with his daughter. He leaves 2 sons and 2 daughters, James of St. Louis, Philip, an employee on the Great Western Railway, Mrs. James Maloney of Churubusco, and Mrs. Julia Brown of Pierceton. He was supposed to have been 97 years old and some think his age to have been 104, but like many others could not himself remember the time of his birth. Democrat 2-15-1900
Lynn Warren, 25 years and 25 days of age, died at the home of William Bowman in Albion. A few days ago he, while working with the section men at Syracuse putting up ice for the B&O Railroad, contracted the grip which rapidly developed into congestion of the brain and caused his death. His home was at Cromwell and he was soon to have been married. The remains were interred 4 miles west of Cromwell last Monday. Democrat 3-1-1894
Lyon Marcus, 75, father of A. W. Lyon of Ligonier, died suddenly at his home in Wauseon, Ohio, one week ago Wednesday. His only son, A. W., was in Havana, Cuba, at the time of the death, where with his wife he had gone with Governor Durbin and staff. Democrat 2-27-1902
Mack Halsey H was born in Seneca County, N.Y., July 23, 1835; died in Albion, February 8, 1909, aged 73 years, 6 months and 15 days. He came to Albion in 1862. Democrat 8-9-1909
Macklin Harry died Sunday. Funeral will be in the M. E. Church Tuesday. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Macklin. Democrat 1-29-1903
Madden - The 2-year old boy of William Madden of Milford was playing in the yard where leaves were being burned when its clothing caught fire and were entirely burned off before the flames were extinguished. The child died from the injuries received. New Era 11-15-1899
Madden Nellie Ellen, 82, widow of David Madden, died this morning at her home in Ligonier. She was a native of Whitley County and had resided in the Merriam community before coming to Ligonier about 20 years ago. Surviving are 4 sons, Orley of Logansport, Ross of Albion, Clive, Chicago, and Woodward, Long Beach, Calif.; 6 daughters, Mrs. Carl Miller and Mrs. Clyttie Walton of Ligonier, Mrs. Bessie Rothermel of Logansport, Mrs. Marjorie Yoder of Churubusco, Mrs. Alvis Fowler, Fort Wayne, and Mrs. Goldie McKeeman, Harlan; 41 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and 2 sisters, Mrs. Ora Huffer, Long Beach, and Mrs. Ethel Goodrich, Chicago. Funeral Sunday at Sparta Christian Church. Burial, Sparta Cemetery. 3-7-1952
Madden Thomas Mrs., an old resident of Allen County living near the Noble County line, died suddenly at her home Sunday of heart disease. Democrat 2-10-1886
Madison James died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Fannie Bloomfield, of near Adair, Iowa, October 19, 1899, and was buried the following Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Madison left Rome City about 3 weeks ago to make Iowa their home. He was soon afflicted with paralysis of the throat which resulted in death. They had been residents of this place 40 or 50 years. Had he lived until the 14th of next February he would have been 89 years old. Albion Democrat 10-26-1899
Madison Stella, 90, a former resident of Rome City, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. H. J. Bloomfield, near Adair, Iowa, May 18. She and her husband, James, were resident of Rome City for nearly 50 years. He died about 4 years ago at the same place in Iowa. Democrat 5-18-1905
Maelott Carrie died at her home one and one-half miles southeast of town July 1. Funeral was Friday at the Baptist Church. She was 11 years and 10 months old. Burial, Orange Cemetery. Democrat 7-9-1903
Magers Frank, a former resident of this county, died at his home in Elwood recently. His wife died a few weeks previous. Democrat 4-12-1900
Magers Susan, 61, wife of Ambrose Magers, died in Swan Twp September 20, 1887. Burial, Catholic cemetery in Swan Twp. She leaves her husband, 7 daughters and 2 sons. 9-20-1887
Maggart Catherine died from tuberculosis at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Elmer Mullin, Friday evening. Democrat 4-12-1915
Maggart George of Sparta Twp, died Monday of paralysis, aged 58 years, 3 months and 7 days. He is survived by a widow and 4 children, one of which is Mrs. Orlo Werker. Obsequies were at Byers’ Church Thursday. Democrat 12-24-1914
Maggert Elizabeth, 50, of Cromwell, died Tuesday of last week. Democrat 11-1-1900
Maggert Jesse Mrs., 72, died October 9, 1891. She had been a resident of Noble County for nearly 40 years. Funeral and interment took place at Merriam last Saturday. Democrat 10-14-1881
Maggert Rudolph - Coroner Carver was summoned to the home of John Maggert, 2 ½ miles southwest of Cromwell on Tuesday night of last week to hold an inquest on Mr. Maggert’s father, Rudolph, who died suddenly the previous evening. The old gentleman had been to Cromwell in the afternoon and had stepped out on the porch in the evening and in a few moments the family heard him fall and upon going to his assistance found him to be in the embrace of death. Democrat 5-10-1900
Maggert Thurlow, 17-year old son of John Maggert, of near Cromwell, lost his life while attempting to jump on a rapidly moving westbound freight train about ½ mile east of Cromwell. The young man had not been at home for the previous 48 hours and his father was in Cromwell at the time of the accident on the hunt of his son. Democrat 5-30-1901
Magnuson Ethel, 48, was killed in an auto accident when her auto crashed into a bridge abutment on U. S. 33, 3 miles north of here. Also killed was Mrs. Audrey Gushwa of Ligonier. Authorities said Mrs. Magnuson tried to pass a truck, swerved too far into the left lane and hit the Blue River bridge abutment. She is survived by her husband, Claude; a daughter, Mrs. Tom Hire, here; 3 grandchildren; a brother, Walter Zimmerman of South Bend; and 3 sisters, Mrs. Vern Duesler of Elkhart, Mrs. Ralph Moore of Delta, O., and Mrs. Dorothy Lawson of Kimmell. Burial, Oak Park Cemetery. 6-18-1958
Mahnesmith Laura Jane, daughter of Benjamin V. Melvin and wife, was born in Jefferson Twp, January 8, 1852; and married John Mahnesmith, January 8, 1880. They had one child, Anna, now the wife of J. W. Stringfellow of Fort Wayne. She died of cancer March 10, 1903, aged 51 years, 2 months and 2 days. She leaves a father, mother, husband, daughter, granddaughter, sister and 2 brothers. Funeral was at the Union Church in Jefferson Twp March 13. Burial, Sweet Cemetery. Democrat 3-19-1903
Makemson - A little child of Dr. Makemson was buried last Thursday. New Era 8-8-1878
Malle William J, 65, former resident of Fort Wayne and former tavern owner in Rome City, died Monday at his home north of Rome City. Funeral was today at Kneipp Sanitarium chapel. Burial, Orange Cemetery. Surviving are the widow, Fernie; one son, William Jr. of Waterloo; and one grandchild. 5-13-1940
Malone Hattie A, 44, (Glessner), wife of Andrew J. Malone, died of peritonitis in a Fort Wayne hospital April 13. She leaves a husband, mother, 2 sisters, one brother and 3 children, Mrs. Mable Heltzel of Mishawaka, Mrs. Ethel Templar of Fort Wayne, and Carl Malone. Funeral was at the Baptist Church Tuesday. Kimmell Enterprise 4-26-1907
Malone Josephine (Brown), wife of Andrew Malone of Columbia City, died last Wednesday of heart trouble. She is survived by a husband, 3 children, one brother and 2 sisters. Obsequies were last Saturday. Democrat 5-20-1920
Maloney Elizabeth Anna (Brown) former Albion lady, died at Monroe, Ind., March 31, and the body was taken to Muncie, Ind., her former home, for burial. Surviving are 2 brothers, Willard of Cloud County, Kansas, formerly of Albion, and Willis Brown of near Albion. 3-31-1938
Maloney Lorena I, 76, died January 23 at her home 4 miles east of Churubusco from heart ailment. 1-23-1942
Malony Jemima C, 79, died at her home in Avilla June 7, 1903. Funeral at the M. E. Church in Avilla tomorrow. Burial, Avilla Cemetery. She is the grandmother of Dr. R. S. Malony of this city. Democrat 6-11-1903 She married Robert Malony February 25, 1841. They came to Avilla 26 years ago. Mr. Malony died April 14, 1889. She was a member of Avilla M. E. Church. She left one son, Dr. F. C. Malony; one grandson, Dr. R. S. Malony of Albion; and B. F. Maywood and Mrs. Mary Hagerman, foster son and daughter. She was born in Ohio October 23, 1823, having reached the age of 79 years, 7 months and 14 days. Democrat 6-18-1903
Mamerow Christian died at his home ½ mile east of Weston Chapel in Wayne Twp Saturday. 8-9-1902
Mann Oscar, about 40, a bricklayer whose home was in Albion, died suddenly at the Plymouth Institute, Warsaw, Wednesday. He had been brought to the institute Tuesday by his brother-in-law, Elmer Prickett of Albion. He had been an exceedingly hard drinker and was under the influence of liquor when he reached Warsaw. Upon his arrival the physician in charge gave him a mild sedative to induce sleep and supplied him with a dose of tonic. AT 4 a.m. he rose refreshed, dressed himself and came downstairs. He asked for and received a small quantity of whiskey and walked to the flowing well where he drank a cup of water. He took no medicine of any kind and returned to his room after arranging with Mr. Prickett to call and see him before he returned to Albion. Frank Shaw, the night attendant, accompanied him to his room and removed his shoes, leaving him lying upon his back, ready for a morning nap. At 6 a.m. Charles Northam, the day attendant, went to call the patients for breakfast. He failed to respond to the call and was gently rolled over. The man was dead. There was no sign of a struggle. Sleep had lengthened into death. The coroner ruled death was due to asphyxia or suffocation. Mr. Prickett returned to his home with the remains on Wednesday. He leaves a wife in Albion. His parents reside in Napoleon, O. It is thought that imperfect heart action had much to do with his sudden death. Democrat 7-27-1893
Manor Carrol Malcolm, little son of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd L. Manor, died at their home in this city, February 20, 1902, aged 2 years, 7 months and 28 days. He was born June 22, 1899. Funeral was Saturday at the Presbyterian Church. Burial, Albion Cemetery. Democrat 2-27-1902
Maring Will, one of our Avilla boys, who has been working for the Lake Shore Railroad, died suddenly at Kendallville Sunday and was buried in the Avilla Catholic Cemetery Monday. Democrat 8-28-1902
Marker Ephraim died at his residence in Noble Twp, February 25, 1888, of asthma and dropsy, at the age of 61 years, 10 months and 25 days. He was born in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, March 31, 1826. He moved with his parents to Noble County in 1837 He married Elizabeth Fisher April 18, 1850. They had 12 children, 6 of whom have preceded him in death. A widow and 6 children survive. He was a member of the Christian Church. Democrat 3-7-1888
Marker Milford, 77, was born May 31, 1878 and died October 30, 1955. Funeral at Etna Methodist Church. Burial, Thorn Cemetery. He was an Etna-Troy Twp farmer residing 12 miles northwest of Columbia City. He died of heart failure in Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne. He was a native of Noble County, residing in Green Twp before moving to Whitley County. He was a member of the Etna Methodist Church. Surviving are the widow, Ethel; a brother, Oliver Erd Marker, Albion; a niece and a nephew. Funeral at Etna Methodist Church Tuesday. 10-30-1955
Marker Robert, 4-year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Boyd Marker, residing a half mile northwest of Big Lake, died Saturday from ptomaine poisoning. His brother, Gordon, aged 2 ½, is in a critical condition from the same affliction. The two became deathly ill after eating some bologna Tuesday and Wednesday. Funeral at the Adventist Church, Wolf Lake. Burial, Wolf Lake Cemetery. 8-11-1928
Marker William F was born in Noble County May 23, 1855, and died June 8, 1908, aged 53 years and 15 days. 6-8-1908
Marks Fannie, wife of Oliver Marks of Green Center, died November 30, 1893, aged 28 years and some days. Funeral at the church and burial at the cemetery last Friday. Democrat 12-7-1893
Marks Sarah Jane died at her home near Green Center May 25, aged 71 years, 4 months and 28 days. Burial, Christian Chapel Wednesday. Democrat 5-29-1902
Marquiss Kenneth, 5, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ford Marquiss, died from a throat infection at St. Joseph Hospital Thursday. Funeral was Saturday. Burial in the IOOF Cemetery at Montpelier, the home of the mother. Surviving are the parents and a sister. The father resided near Albion until recent years. 4-17-1941
Marshall - The infant son of Will Marshall and wife died Saturday from whooping cough. Funeral was at the home Monday. Daily Record 4-7-1903
Marshall Ida M was born in Rome City, January 2, 1882, has always lived here; and died February 14, 1900, aged 18 years, one month and 12 days. She was the second daughter of Thomas and Jennie Marshall. She leaves her parents, 2 sisters, uncles, aunts and cousins. She had been organist at the Free Baptist Church of which she has been a member for 5 years. She died of cerebro-spinal meningitis. Funeral was Sunday. 2-14-1900
Marshall Polly L died from a cerebral hemorrhage at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Oliver Ratcliff in Wolf Lake, Wednesday, aged 86 years and 22 days. The remains will be shipped from Kimmell Friday to Kingman, Indiana, for interment. Democrat 12-24-1908
Marshall Thomas, a former resident of Cosperville, died at his home in Vicksburg, Michigan last Friday. He was a brother of Samuel Marshall of this place. Democrat 3-17-1898
Marshall William F, son of David and Margaret Silvers Marshall, was born in Shelby County, Ohio, October 22, 1854, near Findley. When 10 years of age he came to Indiana and settled on a farm about 4 miles north and one west of Albion. In 1864 the family removed to a farm north of Cosperville. In October 1874 he married Rosannah Stewart and they lived with Mr. Marshall’s parents, caring for them in their old age. He purchased a 40-acre farm across the road and lived there until 1891 when he purchased a farm of 80 acres, one mile north of Wawaka. He was a member of the Cosperville Freewill Baptist Church. He was a deacon and numerous committees, the most important one being the building committee that erected the beautiful church in 1900. About 17 years ago he rented his farm and went to Goshen where he conducted a restaurant for 2 years, turned the management over to his son and son-in-law and came back to the farm for a year and a half residence, but he went back Goshen. Here his wife took sick soon after and died. He married Mrs. Myrtie Webb November 27, 1912 in Sidney, Ohio, where he resided until about 3 months before his death. Failing health forced him to go to Goshen to the home of his daughter, Mrs. Emma Yeager. His remains were brought to Cosperville by automobile. He was a charter member of the Wawaka Lodge, No. 432, Knights of Pythias. He leaves to mourn a wife and her daughter of Sidney, Ohio; his daughter, and a son, Ira, both of Goshen. Democrat 2-5-1917
Martin Andrew was born August 5, 1822 and died in Albion February 6, 1911, aged 88 years, 6 months and one day. He married Rachael Mix. They had 10 children. He is survived by 3 sons and 3 daughter and many grandchildren. Obsequies were at the home last Wednesday. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. Democrat 2-16-1911
Martin Cleo, the daughter of Jackson and Verona Martin, was born in Albion, September 13, 1895; and died August 29, 1898, aged 2 years, 11 months and 14 days. Noble Democrat 9-8-1898
Martin George Mrs., nearly 70, died at this place week. She leaves a husband and 5 children. Funeral was at the German Lutheran Church last Thursday. 9-29-1898
Martin John E was found dead in his room in the Clugston Hotel Wednesday. Funeral was at the Baptist Church in this city Saturday under the auspices of the Masonic Lodge. Burial, Keister Cemetery in Troy Twp (Whitley County). He was an uncle of John A. Martin of Albion and of Martin Ingraham of Wolf Lake. Wolf Lake Trolley 1-9-1908
Martin John W, 77, an aged inmate of the county infirmary, died of a dropsical complaint at that institution January 27. He was the father of Mrs. Nickerson of Brimfield. Burial, County Infirmary Cemetery. Noble Democrat 2-3-1898
Martin Mercy M died November 9, 1901, aged 48 years, 7 months and one day. She was born in Whitley County, April 8, 1853, the daughter of Jeremiah and Rachael Flickinger. She married John J. Martin on October 9, 1873 and they took up residence in Auburn. In 1882 they moved to Albion where they have since made their home. She was a member of the M. E. Church where obsequies were held Monday. Burial, Albion Cemetery. She leaves a husband; one son, Herbert F.; one granddaughter; a father; 4 sisters and one brother. Her mother died in 1895. Democrat 11-14-1901
Martin Samuel, nearly 80, Wayne Twp resident, died at his home one mile northwest of Kendallville last Friday. Democrat 12-6-1900
Martin Wallace Thorne, son of Rev. and Mrs. W. W. Martin of Ligonier, died Tuesday of cholera infantum, aged 3 years, 7 months and 28 days. Democrat 9-3-1903
Martindale Albert, 23, of York Twp, died last Friday from tuberculosis in Hope Hospital, Fort Wayne. He was associated with his brother in the manufacture of brooms. Funeral was at Sparta Church Sunday. Albion Democrat 1-31-1901
Martz Catherine, 81, died at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Mary Swartz in Kendallville, on Wednesday of last week. Albion Democrat 4-20-1899
Martz Mary, 78, wife of Michael Martz of Kendallville, died from diabetes and liver trouble last Monday night. She was born in Switzerland and is survived by a husband and 3 daughters. Democrat 9-17-1906
Mason Abraham of Avilla died Saturday, aged 83 years, one month and 2 days. Burial, Union Cemetery, east of town. Democrat 10-10-1901
Mason Harry F of South Chicago, nephew of George Cummins of Allen Twp, died from lockjaw caused from injury sustained July 4 in that city last Monday. His remains were brought to Kendallville for interment last Wednesday. Democrat 7-4-1905
Mason Mary, 98, a native of Noble County and a resident of Whitley County died today at the Farris Nursing Home in Columbia City. She had previously made her home with a granddaughter in Churubusco. Surviving are a brother, Oliver Gaff, Garrett; and a sister, Mrs. Minnie Stroh, Merriam; 7 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and 7 great-great-grandchildren. Services Wednesday at Krider Funeral Home. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. 11-24-1957
Mason Reuben died at the home of Firman Applegate of York Twp last Thursday of heart disease. Obsequies were held at Christian Chapel last Sunday. Democrat 8-26-1909
Masters Bertha died at the home of her sister, Ms. T. P. Kesler, north of Brimfield, last Friday. She was a stenographer in Indianapolis and was spending her vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Masters of Wawaka when she was taken ill with appendicitis. She underwent an operation one week ago last Thursday. Obsequies were at the residence of T. P. Kesler Sunday. Burial, Cosperville Cemetery. Democrat 8-16-1909
Masters Emanuel, 55, was killed between Lisbon and Avilla August 26, 1907. 8-26-1907
Masers Joseph of Elkhart Twp died January 26, 1879 at the age of 86 years, 3 months and 13 days and was buried on Tuesday of last week. He was born in Green County, New York, October 11, 1792. New Era 2-16-1879
Masters Joseph Mrs., about 80, of near Springfield, died September 14, 1877. She was buried on Sunday at Springfield. New Era 9-20-1877
Masten David Mrs., 42, died at her home near Helmer on Tuesday of last week from cancer and was buried at the same place. She was the sister of Mrs. Harlan Braden and Mrs. J. M. Moore of this city and George Huntsman of Green Twp. Her husband is a half-brother of Harrison Coe of Albion. Noble Democrat 2-17-1898
Maternostro Catherine died from heart failure and old age on February 3 at the home of Valentine Mazur at the age of 97 years, one month and 10 days. Interment February 5. 2-13-1902
Matthews A L, 37, died at Fort Reid, Florida on January 6, 1877, of consumption. He was born in Ohio and came from Toledo to Florida 2 years since. He was in business at his trade (saddle and harness maker) at Fort Reid, where he had a residence and business room erected. He leaves a wife, but no children. His brother, E. W. Matthews, and his wife’s father and mother, all from Noble County, Ind. were present during his last moments. He was buried in the cemetery near the M. E. Church. From the South Florida Journal New Era 1-25-1877
Matthews Almira was born at Bridgeport, Conn., January 4, 1824; died in Albion, April 4, 1900, 76 years and 3 months. Her early life was spent in Honesdale, Penn., where she married Mr. James Matthews. Some 20 years ago they moved to Albion. Her husband died some 7 years ago. She was the mother of 8 children, 4 of whom preceded her in death. Two sons, James M., and Daniel G.; and 2 daughters, Mrs. Robert B. Bonar of York Twp and Mrs. J. A. Hamlin of Lawrence, Kansas, survive. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church. Obsequies were at the residence. Democrat 4-19-1900
Matthews Clellie G, son of Oliver P. and Lydia L. Matthews, aged 4 years, 11 months and 8 days, died in Toledo, Ohio, September 1, 1874. Funeral at Wolf Lake September 6. New Era 9-17-1874
Matthews E W Captain was born in Pa., February 16, 1839; and died in Ligonier, June 5, 1907, aged 68 years, 3 months and 19 days. 6-5-1907
Matthew Elmer Mrs., formerly of this city, recently died at Toledo, leaving several children dependent upon themselves for support. Mr. Matthews, whose mother yet resides here, died several years ago. New Era 1-3-1906
Matthews Eugene, 42, died of rheumatism December 13 at the county infirmary. He is survived by a mother, Mrs. Samuel Braden of Wolf Lake; a wife and several children who reside in Michigan; 2 sisters, Mrs. A. C. Simmons of Fowler, Ind., Mrs. C. A. Hile of Burkett, Ind. Obsequies were at the Free Baptist Church at Wolf Lake Wednesday. Burial, Wolf Lake Cemetery. Democrat 12-16-1909
Matthews Henrietta (Stanton) was born in Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn., January 28, 1823; and died in Albion, August 24, 1909, aged 86 years, 6 months and 26 days. When 6 years of age she moved to Ashtabula County, Ohio, with her parents, afterwards returning to Connecticut. After completing her education she again moved to Ohio where she married David Matthews in Ashtabula County on June 5, 1844. They had 5 children, Mrs. E. L. Schlotterback, Ligonier, Mrs. Charles Thomas, Kimmell, Mrs. R. L. Stone, Mrs. William E. Worden and William H. Matthews of Albion. Mrs. Stone and Mrs. Worden preceded in her death. In April 1861 the family moved to Indiana. From a family of 10 children, 2 brothers survive. She was a member of the Methodist Church and the Daughters of Rebekah. Burial, Albion Cemetery. New Era 9-1-1909
Matthews J T - The town loses a worthy and honorable citizen in the death of Mr. J. T. Matthews. Democrat 8-24-1893
Matthews James, a former resident of this place, died January 17, 1899 at his home in Ligonier. He was born in Pennsylvania February 16, 1824 and at death was 74 years, 11 months and one day. When 15 he went with his parents to Ohio and settled near Dayton. In 1847 he enlisted in the service of his country during the war with Mexico. On his return home he was married and had 2 sons. In 1865 he moved with his family to California, where after some years his wife died. The 2 sons reside in that state. He was a carpenter and while working with some heavy timbers he received injuries, which, together with rheumatism made him an almost helpless invalid. He moved to Indiana in 1887 and settled in Wolf Lake. In 1892 he married Mrs. Barbara Fordyse, who survives. He was a member of the Odd Fellow and the Free Baptist Church, where funeral was held. Burial, Wolf Lake Cemetery. Albion Democrat 1-26-1899
Matthews Oliver died at his home at this place October 20. The Hecla post office of which he was a member, attended and had charge of the funeral exercises. Democrat 10-28-1891
Matthews Thomas J died at St. Joseph, Mo. His remains arrived in Avilla on No. 14 Saturday night and were taken charge of by the Garrett Lodge No. 602 IOOF. Funeral as at Wolf Lake Sunday. He was 23 years, 11 months and 8 days of age. Democrat 12-21-1892
Mawhorter James M was born in Marion County, Ohio, and died at his home in Elkhart Twp, near Diamond Lake, December 31, 1897 from dropsical heart and liver trouble, aged 64 years, 3 months and 17days. In 1853 he removed with his parents to Noble County where he has since resided with the exception of the 3 years spent in the service of his county. On January 1, 1856 he married Rachael A. Roe. They had 2 sons and one daughter. The eldest son, Ambrose, died in youth. The other 2, Mrs. Viola Lonegnecker and Andrew Mawhorter, live in Noble County. In August 1861 he enlisted in Comp[any C of the 13th Indiana Volunteer Infantry. He was severely wounded at the Battle of Shiloh. After 3 years of service he was discharged. He leaves his wife; 2 children; 5 grandchildren; 3 sisters and one brother. Funeral was at Sparta Church January 2. 12-31-1897
Mawhorter M Lafayette died at his home near Glenwood, Idaho, January 4, 1908. He was born April 22, 1855, the son of William and Prudence Mawhorter and at the time of death was 52 years, 8 months and 12 days. He was born near Cosperville where the family resided on the farm now owned by Rev. T. J. Mawhorter. In 1878 he married Louisa Frick. They had one daughter, Grace, now Mrs. Herbert Geiger of Mishawaka. In 1883 he lost his companion and shortly after went to Michigan. From there he located on a quarter section of government land near Glenwood, Idaho. He leaves the daughter; 3 brothers, Aaron E, Rev. T. J, and Joshua of Wawaka; one sister, Mrs. Samuel Swank of Michigan. He was a member of the Free Baptist Church. Obsequies were held January 11 at Cosperville. Burial, Cosperville Cemetery. Democrat 1-16-1908
Mawhorter Laney (Frick) died at her home in Milford, Ill., November 30, 1903 from consumption. She was born February 11, 1855, the oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Christian Frick, who resided 2 miles east of Cosperville. She was 48 years, 9 months and 19 days at death. In September 1874 she married Joshua K. Mawhorter. They had 3 sons and one daughter. The son preceded her in death. The family resided on a farm near Wawaka for several years, after which they moved to the village where he followed the occupation of tinner, until after a fire which destroyed their residence and place of business, when they moved to Culver, Ind., and later on account of her failing health, they moved to Illinois. She was a member of the Free Baptist Church at Cosperville where funeral was held. Burial, Cosperville Cemetery. She leaves her husband; 2 sons; one daughter; her mother; 4 brothers; 4 sisters. Democrat 12-17-1903
Mawhorter Sarah, wife of Lafayette Mawhorter, died August 24, 1883. Funeral at Springfield on Sunday last. Democrat 8-29-1883
Mawhorter Sarah, about 75, who formerly resided near Wawaka, died at Rensselaer on December 1. Funeral was at the Cosperville Church on December 3. Democrat 12-11-1924
May Sol Mrs. died at her home in Ligonier Tuesday. New Era 11-4-1903
Mayfield Lillian Pearl died October 21 from consumption, aged 21 years, 1 month and 4 days; residence and place of death, Cromwell. Burial, Pleasant Valley. Albion Democrat 12-7-1899
Mayfield Nancy, 79, died here November 6. Funeral was Monday at the M. E. Church. Democrat 11-11-1897
Mayfield Robert, 64, died at the county infirmary December 28 from apoplexy. He had been an inmate for about 2 years. Burial, County Infirmary Cemetery. Democrat 1-2-1902
Mayfield Scott was killed by a switch engine in Garrett on Tuesday of last week as he was on his way to take out his train on a regular run. He leaves a wife and one daughter. He formerly resided at Cromwell and Syracuse and his remains were interred at the latter place on Wednesday. he was a brother-in-law of J. L. Dunning of Ligonier. Democrat 9-27-1900
Maynard Jay T, 71, formerly of Kendallville, died Sunday in the Kondas Nursing Home near Albion. A native of Corunna, he was a farmer most of his life. He has no immediate survivors. Services today in L. E. Berhalter & Son Funeral Home. Burial, Orange Cemetery. 7-19-1959
Mazur John, 84, died Friday of last week at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Mike Knach, living near Ege. He was born in Poland but had resided in the U. S. for 60 years. He was a farmer until his retirement 15 years ago. 9-20-1929
McBeath James, who resided with his son-in-law, James Howard, west of Albion, died last week and was buried in Twin Lake Cemetery. He was over 80 years, born in Cumberland County, Penn. Democrat 2-14-1895
McCammon Mary Ellen, about 38, the eldest daughter of Jacob Hontz, was born near Cromwell, December 10, 1860; died of typhoid fever at her home near Syracuse on November 14, 1898. She married W. W. McCammon on December 10, 1878 and they took up residence in Cromwell. Later they moved to Hecla, and then to the farm where she died. She was a member of the Evangelical Church, and Loyal Temple No. 130 Rathbone Sisters. Her husband died in December 1897 and she lost a son in 1896. Seven children remain - Leslie, Clarence, Catharine, Wilbur, Hazel, Martha and Ralph. Noble Democrat 11-24-1898
McCanan Erastus, an inmate of the county infirmary, died Monday of old age. He formerly lived in Swan Twp and has been in the infirmary for 11 years. He was 89 years of age the 9th day of last March. Albion Democrat 8-17-1899
McCarty Mary, 60, died at her home in Brimfield last Monday from neuritis. She was born in Brimfield February 10, 1856, the daughter of William Bliss, one of the founders of Brimfield. She was an accomplished musician and for several years was a teacher of instrumental music. She is survived by the husband, W. A.; one son, Frank of Brimfield; one daughter, Agnes, at home; one brother, Charles W. of Brimfield; and one sister, Mrs. Emily Madison of East Jordan, Mich. Obsequies in Brimfield M. E. Church Friday. Burial, Osborn Cemetery. Democrat 11-30-1916
McCarty W E Mrs. 61, died at her home in Portland last Tuesday from heart failure. She leaves a husband and 2 children, Rev. W. A. McCarty of Brimfield, and Mrs. Dr. Forrey of Both. Democrat 8-8-1905
McClarg Daniel was born November 26,1844 in Allen County near Fort Wayne, and died September 27, 1915 at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Willis Foster, near Albion, at the age of 70 years, 10 months and one day. He was one of 3 boys and 5 girls born to David and Violet McClarg. On May 9, 1872 he married Sarah A. Favinger. They lived in Noble County most of their lives. They had 3 daughters and one son, the son dying in infancy. The wife died February 17, 1902. He is survived by one sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Cooper of Wichita, Kansas; 3 daughters, Mrs. Willis Foster, near Albion, Mrs. Judson Faux, near Wolcottville, Mrs. T. McDougle of Winchester, Ind.; and 4 grandchildren, Raymond Foster, Mildred McDougle, Mable and Marjorie Faux. Democrat 10-4-1915
McClarg Daniel Mrs., 50, died at her home 4 miles northwest of Kendallville Monday. She formerly lived in this vicinity. She was the mother of Mrs. Willis Foster of Jefferson Twp. Funeral was Wednesday at Oak Grove Church. Burial, Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Democrat 2-20-1902
McClellan Lewis A, 78, died at his home 1 ½ miles southwest of Albion Tuesday. A native of Clinton County, he moved to this community from Etna about 16 years ago. He was a member of the Church of the Brethren south of Merriam. Survivors include the widow, Alice; a daughter, Mrs. Jake Cohart, Fort Wayne; a son, Arthur of Albion; 3 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Walter of Tipton. Services Thursday at Bonham & Miser Funeral Home. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. 9-13-1955
McClelland Charley, son of Mrs. Mary McClelland, was born in York Twp March 7,1886 and died November 7, 1900, aged 15 years and 8 months. He leaves a mother, 2 sisters and 4 brothers. Democrat 11-15-1900
McClintic Mary died July 2. Burial, Eel River Cemetery. Democrat 7-13-1893
McClintock Howard, 46, of Churubusco, employee of the Allen County highway maintenance department, was instantly killed Thursday when he was crushed beneath the wheels of a truck 7 miles west of Fort Wayne on the Illinois Road. He was pouring tar into pavement cracks when a truck driven by H. E. Bussard came up from behind. Witnesses stated McClintock stepped directly in front of the truck. He was unmarried, the son of the late John McClintock and wife. He is survived by 3 sisters, Mrs. Stella Miller of Chicago, Mrs. Bessie Latimore of Merriam, and Mrs. Mary Spielman of Fort Wayne; one brother, Emmet of Wolf Lake. 10-11-1928
McClintock John M, Noble County pioneer, died at the home in Green Twp last Monday of a complication of diseases at the age of 88 years and 28 days. Since the death of his wife, his son, John, and his granddaughter, Mrs. Herschel Geiger, have lived with him and given him care. He was helpless after suffering a stroke of paralysis several months ago. He was the son of William McClintock, born in New Jersey, 50 miles from New York City, on November 16, 1826. He came to Eel River Twp, Allen County, in 1840. He moved to Smith Twp, Whitley County, in 1850. In 1899 he moved to the farm in Noble County. He married Elizabeth Watt on August 2, 1860. They had 4 children, of whom John survives. He is survived also by a brother, William. Obsequies at Sugar Grove Church Wednesday. Burial, Eel River Cemetery. Democrat 12-10-1914
McCloughan - Charles Hicks and wife attended the funeral of Eugene McCloughan’s child at Kimmell Saturday. Kimmell Enterprise 1-11-1907
McCloughan Martin died in Ohio and was brought here for interment. He was the youngest son of Martin McCloughan of this place. Funeral at Sparta last Monday. Albion Democrat 6-1-1899
McClure Clarence, 20, of Indian Village, employed by the company excavating for a hotel to be erected on the north shore of Lake Wawasee, was electrocuted Friday when he came in contact with an Interstate Public Service Company power wire, carrying 3300 volts. He tried to remove the wire with a broom when the crane of the steam shovel caught it. Democrat 3-4-1926
McColley - William McColley lost their small boy on Wednesday night. Funeral was at Salem Church on Thursday. We are thankful that we live in a civilized country and a Christian community, but we hate to tell such truths as this: When William McColley’s baby laid a corpse, he and his wife had to sit up with it. Shame. Democrat 4-18-1901
McComskey - Old Mrs. McComskey, while leading her cow last Saturday evening, was thrown down, and the rope either being tied or becoming wrapped around her arm, she was dragged to death by the cow running at full speed. She was dragged from her house south of the railroad, north across the track near Dowling Street, where some men caught the cow and cut the rope. She expired within a few minutes. Democrat 9-12-1883
McConnell Alex of Ligonier was buried on Monday. New Era 5-8-1879
McConnell E J Mrs., 64, died in Troy Twp, Whitley County, Monday from stomach and bowel trouble. She formerly lived near Ligonier. She leaves 2 children, Mrs. D. W. Clingerman of Troy Twp, and Rev. L. J. McConnell of Mineral Ridge, Ohio. Funeral was at Lorane Church Wednesday. Burial, Adams Cemetery. Democrat 3-6-1902
McConnell Eber, 69 years and one day, leaves a wife, one son, Rev. L. J. McConnell of Mineral Ridge, Ohio, and one daughter. His former home was in Elkhart Twp east of Ligonier. About 10 years ago he moved near Ormas. His funeral was at Ormas last Thursday. Death was caused by paralysis. Democrat 11-22-1900
McCord Moody, 37, and his wife, Esther, 33, of Kendallville, were killed at Alexandria this morning when their automobile was hit by a Nickel Plate fright train. They were on their way to Winslow when the accident happened. Witnesses awaiting the passage of the train said the crossing bell was ringing and the train had whistled, but McCord drove his car around them onto the tracks. The bodies were returned to Kendallville. Mr. and Mrs. McCord came to Kendallville 2 years ago immediately after their marriage. He was an iron molder. They had no children. Democrat 9-16-1926
McCormick Ellen, 77, of Kendallville, died February 10 at the home of her daughter, Ms. William Summers, in that city. 2-10-1938
McCormick Robert died Monday at the residence of his son-in-law, Joseph Branyan, in this city. He was 87 years, 10 months and 6 days. He was the father of 5 children, all of whom, with his wife, preceded him in death. Funeral was at the Wesleyan Methodist Church Wednesday. Burial, Sweet Cemetery. Albion Democrat 3-30-1899
McCoy - Funeral of Mrs. McCoy was at Hopewell last Monday forenoon. Democrat 1-11-1894
McCoy Claude died in North Dakota where he had employment, according to his mother, Mrs. Anna McCoy of Green Twp. The remains will be brought to Avilla for interment. Democrat 12-21-1908
McCoy Earl, owner and manager of the H & M Feed Co., died today in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Fort Wayne. A native of Churubusco, he had resided in Warsaw 18 years. He was a member of the Methodist Church, the Elks and Moose Lodges, the Indiana Saddle Horse Association and the Tennessee Walking Horse Association and was formerly a director for both of the latter organizations. Survivors are the widow, Mary Marjorie; a daughter, Kay at home; 3 sons, John at home, Verle and Ronald of New Paris; one granddaughter; 2 brothers, Orlo of Churubusco, Dale of Avilla; one sister, Mrs. Welcome DeHoff of Avilla; and the parents, Mrs. and Mrs. Joe McCoy, Churubusco. 12-7-1957
McCoy Eva (Lockhart) was born May 26, 1869; died June 27, 1897, aged 28 years, one month and one day. In 1894 she married Claude McCoy, who with an infant son are left to mourn. She was a member of Hopewell Presbyterian Church, where funeral took place Tuesday. Burial, Hopewell Cemetery. Democrat 7-1-1897
McCoy Jesse Albert, 44, farmer of this county, died May 10 at the Huntington Hospital from injuries received 2 weeks ago when the truck he was driving was struck by a train at Huntington. His companion, A. J. Winebrenner, was killed instantly. He is survived by his widow, Chloe; 21 sons, Donald and James; a daughter, Marjorie --- (clipping illegible) --- American Legion Post 157. Funeral Wednesday at Christian Chapel Church. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. He was born in Noble County, February 2, 1892, the son of James W. and Rebecca Bair McCoy. 5-10-1935
McCoy John Mrs., Green Twp, died at her home Sunday from the effects of a dose of paris green taken with suicidal intent while her mental faculties were temporarily unbalanced. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cyrus Kesling. She married John M. McCoy in December, 1897, and they had 4 daughters and 2 sons. She is survived by the husband; 6 children, mother; father; one brother, William Kesling; 4 sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Schuyler, Mrs. Rosa E. Herendeen, Mrs. Alta E. Wells, and Mrs. Cassie Herendeen, all of Noble County. She was aged 41 years, 11 months and 3 days. Funeral at Hopewell Church, of which she was a member. Burial, Hopewell Cemetery. Democrat 2-22-1915
McCoy Theodore died at his home in Green Twp March 20, aged 38 years, 9 months and one day. He left a wife, one son and 2 daughters. Burial, Hopewell Cemetery. Democrat 3-27-1902
McCray Elmer, 72, refrigerator manufacturer and philanthropist of Kendallville, died of a heart attack December 30 at his winter home in Atlanta, Ga. The body was returned to Kendallville where funeral was held Sunday. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. Among his gifts to the community were large cash donations to the Lakeside Hospital and a $3000 building last year to the fairgrounds for use of 4-H clubs. Surviving are the widow, Lena; a daughter, Ms. Sarah Candler, Atlanta, Ga.; a brother, Homer; and 2 sisters, Mrs. Coral Stahl and Mrs. H. H. Macomber. 12-30-1932
McCreary Serepta, northeast of this city in Jefferson Twp, died from consumption at her home Sunday, aged 51 years, 6 months and 2 days. She was born in Morrow County, Ohio, April 8, 1848, a daughter of the late John Barhan. She died October 20, 1899. Obsequies were Wednesday. Burial, Albion Cemetery. Albion Democrat 11-2-1899
McCullick Doris Avis, South Milford, died today in McCray Hospital. A daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Lyman G. Young of the LaGrange community, she had resided at South Milford one year and previously in Kendallville for 32 years. She was a member of the South Milford Methodist Church and the Kendallville Rebekah Lodge. Surviving are the husband, Vern; 2 daughters, Mrs. Beverly Noe, Defiance, O., Mrs. Jan Curtis, Albion; 5 grandchildren; and a brother, Rev. Lynn Young, Cleveland, O. Services Tuesday at Arthur J. Berhalter Co. Funeral Home. 1-11-1958
McDaniel Tilgman died of erysipelas April 5, 1877, aged 1 year, 10 months and 10 days. Funeral on the 6th, after which the body was taken to the graveyard nearby for interment. 4-12-1877
McDaniel William was born in South Carolina June 17, 1812. He lived in the south until 1832 when he moved to Wayne County, Indiana. This county was not then organized, hence he was among the first to locate in this new country. At the time of his death he had lived 56 years on the farm where he died. He and his girl-wife whom he had married one year before, saw the then unbroken forest recede before them. They had 8 children. In 1855 his wife left him. He was married a second time and by this marriage he was the father of 2 children. He was a member of the Christian Church. He died Jun 25, 1890. Democrat 7-17-1891
McDevitt - Infant died October 17 from spina bifida, place of birth and death, Perry Twp. Burial, Ligonier. Albion Democrat 12-17-1899
McDonald John was born in Marion County Ohio, June 30, 1844, and died February 23, 1907. He enlisted in Co. A. 50th Illinois Infantry and was mustered out in October 1855. In 1868 he married Adaline Mawhorter. They had a son, Perry, and a daughter, now Mrs. Ora Ness of Toledo, Ohio. The companion died in 1880. In 1881 he married Isabel Weade. They had 3 children, Myrtle, Leroy and Harvey. In 1889 he joined the Sparta Christian Church. About 2 years ago he was stricken with paralysis. He leaves a wife, 3 sons, 2 daughter and 2 brothers. Funeral was in the Sparta Church February 26. Burial in Sparta Cemetery, almost in the shadow of his late home. Kimmell Enterprise 3-2-1907
McDonald Ortha Elsie died, aged 11 years, one month and 22 days. She was the daughter of James McDonald and wife, 3 miles west of here. Services were at the Presbyterian Church south of their residence. Democrat 11-13-1902
McDonald Ryer, Jefferson Twp farmer, died from consumption at his home about 4 miles east of this city Monday, aged 63 years, 8 months and 5 days. He was born in Allen County, Ohio, June 4, 1839 and was married October 5, 1862. He leaves a wife; 6 daughters, Mrs. Bird Mote of Hamilton, Mrs. Ida Wilson of Butler, Mrs. Laura Rose of Garrett, Mrs. Minnie Prindel of Garrett, Mrs. Hattie Rice of Jefferson Twp, and Alzie at home; 3 sons, Elmer E. of Green Twp, and Frank and Dea of Butler. Funeral was at the Jefferson Union Church Wednesday. Burial, Union Cemetery. Noble Democrat 2-12-1903
McEachran Mary was born on March 29, 1820, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Taylor in the Highlands of Scotland. She died December 6, 1908. In 1825 the family settled in Champaign County, Ohio. In 1837 she married James McEachran, also from Scotland. They moved to Huron County, Ohio, where they resided for 2 years. In 1839 they moved back to Champaign County where in 1840 their one surviving son, Robert, was born. In 1841 they settled in Noble County on what is now known as the "Buckles farm" in Washington Twp. In the spring of 1842 they moved into their cabin in the wilderness. In the fall of 1842 Edwin McEachran was born. She cared for her granddaughter, Nellie, left motherless and who preceded her in death a short time. Her son, Robert, and his 2 daughters came from Iowa to be at her bedside. 12-6-1908
McFarland James - The funeral was held in the Cosperville Church Monday. Democrat 4-17-1913
McFarren - the infant child of Mr. and Mrs. James McFarren was found dead in bed Thursday. Funeral was Friday afternoon. Democrat 12-11-1924
McGowan Archibald, about 70, Wawaka, died suddenly in Mummert’s Store in that village last Saturday. He had entered the store and taken a seat near the stove when he fell from his seat to the floor. Heart disease was cause of death. Noble Democrat 12-29-1898
McGowan Jane died at her home in Wawaka, December 11, 1902, aged 86 years, 4 months and 6 days. She was born at Pleasant, Knox County, Ohio, August 3, 1816. She married Archibald McGowan at Mt. Vernon, Ohio, April 7, 1837. They had 7 children of whom 3 survive. She had lived in Wawaka for nearly 40 years. She leaves her children, William McGowan of Reed, Mo., Silas of Auburn, and Kate Knepper of Wawaka; also a number of aged sisters; a number of grandchildren. Funeral was at the home. Burial, Wolcottville cemetery beside her husband. 12-11-1902
McGrath Edward, the man who recently lost both legs in a railroad accident at Kendallville, died at the Kneipp Sanitarium Friday. He would not give any information regarding his relatives. New Era 6-9-1909
McGregor Robert, 69 and unmarried, died Tuesday of heart disease while breaking a path for his boat through the ice on the Elkhart River in the rear of Green Brothers meat market. The body was discovered Wednesday morning. He came to Ligonier from Canada 20 years ago and was employed by the Mier Carriage & Buggy Co. as a blacksmith. He was of Scotch stock, a member of Eagles of Ligonier and a devout Catholic. Surviving are a brother and sister and other relatives in Canada. Democrat 1-13-1919
McHenry - A little daughter of Samuel McHenry, aged 9, died last week at Bird’s Eye, Dubois County, and was taken to Wawaka for interment. Democrat 5-23-1883
McKee Frank died recently at his parents’ home in York Twp, aged 17 years, 2 months and 14 days. Democrat 2-3-1886
McKeever Warren was born in Noble County February 24, 1878 and died in Chicago, Ill., November 24, 1908, aged 30 years and 9 months. He married May Vayett of Chicago Heights, Ill., May 31, 1906. He leaves a wife, father, 3 brothers and 5 sisters. A brief service was held in the undertaking rooms of Walter Bonham. Burial, Gray Cemetery. New Era 12-16-1908
McKellar W C took his own life. He told his wife that he was very sick and wanted to lie down. When he had lain down he informed his wife that he had purposely swallowed a dose of strychnine and requested that no doctor be called. However, Drs. Williams and Teal were summoned and did all in their power, but Mr. McKellar died in about half an hour. He was U. S. express agent and manager for the Western Union Telegraph Co. at this place. Various reasons are given for the act - failing health and business transactions, combined with despondency. He was sandbagged and robbed some time ago in his office and had 2 or 3 holdups in which money was taken. He had been a resident of this city about 12 years. The remains were taken to Canada last Sunday for burial. He leaves a wife and 2 children and a brother, John of Kendallville. He was a member of the IOOF and a Knight of Pythias. He held policies in the National Union for $3,000; Knights of Columbia, $2,000, Woodmen, $1,000, Ben Hur, $1,500. Democrat 11-8-1897
McLean George Mrs., 47, widow of the late ex-sheriff McLean, died from pneumonia at her home in Ligonier last Friday. New Era 1-20-1904
McMahan Ettie (Niles) was born in Albion January 20, 1864; and died in Anamosa, Iowa, April 23, 1898, aged 34 years, 3 months and 3 days. She married Cliff McMahan November 13, 1883. She leaves a husband, 3 brothers, one sister and a little niece who never knew any other mother but her. Funeral was held from the residence of Frank F. Cook (brother-in-law of Mr. Mahan) Monday. Burial, Rose Hill Cemetery. Noble Democrat 4-28-1898
MaMahan J A Mrs. who removed to Ohio about 81 months ago died there in Morrow County a few days ago. Democrat 9-19-1888
McMahan Mary J died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Frank Cook, in this city October 14, 1900, aged 71 years, 5 months and 3 days. Mary Jane Squier was born in Washington, Pennsylvania, May 11, 1829 and removed with her parents to Chesterville, Ohio, when one year of age. When a young lady she came to Albion. For a number of years she was a teacher in the schools of this county. She married Oliver McMahan August 15, 1856, and became his widow November 15, 1862, he dying in the War of the Rebellion. She was a member of the M. E. Church. She was the mother of one daughter, Mrs. Frank Cook of Albion, and one son, C. W. McMahan of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Funeral was at the home of her daughter. Burial, Albion Cemetery. Democrat 10-18-1900
McMahan Wayne died in South Chicago and his brother-in-law, A. J. Steffey of Jefferson Twp, left for South Chicago Saturday morning but did not arrive there until after his death. The remains were taken to his mother’s residence in Jefferson Twp. He was born in Noble County March 25, 1865, and at the time of death was aged 34 years, 5 months and 7 days. His father and one brother preceded him in death. He leaves a mother and 3 sisters. Funeral was at the residence of his mother Monday. Burial Rehoboth Cemetery. Albion Democrat 9-7-1899
McMann Helen, 81, died Tuesday at the Luckey Hospital from a heart ailment. She was a lifetime resident of the Cromwell community. Surviving are one son, Carl of South Bend; and 2 grandchildren. Funeral Thursday at the L. H. Moore Funeral Home. Burial, Sparta Cemetery. 5-10-1955
McMeans Caleb died at his home in Brimfield Sunday from pneumonia. Funeral at the home Wednesday. Burial, Osborne Cemetery. New Era 4-21-1915
McMeans Elmer E, a former resident of Albion, died September 23 at his home in Eldon, Mo., where he conducted a garage. New Era 10-13-1926
McMeans Helena Ann died at her residence in this city Sunday after being stricken with paralysis about 3 weeks ago. She was born in Washington Twp, March 17, 1847, the daughter of James and Elizabeth (Murphy) Hyndman. At death she was 51 years, one month and 28 days. She married Peter McMeans July 16, 1868. He died May 10, 1884. They had 2 children, Eliza A. and John C., who survive. Service at Christian Chapel by Eastern Star, of which she was a member. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. Noble Democrat 5-19-1898
McMeans LeGrand was born in Albion October 14, 1861 and died on his 48th birthday, 1909. He removed to Dayton, Ohio, where he attended the public schools until he learned that he was a born mechanic. He was a master mechanic. He moved to Connersville, Ind., from Dayton. He died in a Richmond Hospital last Thursday. His uncles, William Trump and W. B. McMeans of Cromwell went to Richmond and accompanied the remains to this city. He was the son of Mrs. Mary J. McKinney. Services were at he house of Mr. and Mrs. Trump and the Masonic Lodge of which he was a member, conducted the ritualistic services at the cemetery. Burial, Albion Cemetery. Democrat 10-21-1909
McMeans Peter, 53, died last Saturday night of congestion of the lungs. He was a pioneer of Noble County and the son of ex-county treasurer, John McMeans. Democrat 5-14-1884
McMillan Willie, only son of W. and R. D. McMillan, died in Lexington, Ohio, October 25, 1874, of diphtheria, aged 6 years, 9 months and 13 days. New Era 12-24-1874
McNabb James J, brother of Frank McNabb of this city, died at his home in Angola, July 16, aged 50. He leaves a wife, 2 sons, 2 daughters, a mother, 2 sisters and 4 brothers. He was born in Noble County in 1844. Albion Democrat 7-20-1899
McNutt - John Crothers and family attended the funeral of his sister Carrie McNutt’s infant child last Sunday. The child was about 5 months old. Albion Democrat 11-9-1899
McNutt Edson was born in Preble County, Ohio, November 10, 1845; and died in Perry Twp September 22, 1899, aged 53 years, 10 months and 12 days. About 1850 he came with his parents to Perry Twp. 9-22-1899
McNutt Edson Mrs. died at the residence of her son 5 miles northwest of Ligonier one week ago Monday of cancer, aged 54 years, 3 months and 8 days. She left one son, one daughter; 4 brothers and 2 sisters. Funeral was at the residence Wednesday. Burial, Ligonier Cemetery. Democrat 9-26-1901
McNutt Jacob died in Ligonier April 6, aged 85 years, 4 months and 12 days. He leaves one daughter, Margaret Hire, and one son, Alonzo. He moved from Ohio to Elkhart County in 1835. Democrat 4-19-1900
McNutt Russel G died November 4, 1899 of cholera infantum, aged 40 months; residence, Perry Twp; burial, Ligonier. 11-4-1899
McPheter John died October 23, 1908, aged 83. Democrat 8-9-1909
McPheter Margaret, daughter of Frank and Jane Bortner, was born in Jefferson Twp October 8, 1876 and died October 10, 1932, at the age of 56 years and 2 days. Her death occurred at her home in Willard, Ohio. In March 1901 she married William McPheter. They had 3 children, who with the husband, survive. The children are Marvel Kelleher of Willard, Ohio, Kenneth of Pontiac, Mich., and Russell of Willard, Ohio. She also leaves 2 grandchildren; sisters and brother, Cora Sweet, Ruby Grams, Adele Owens and Lester Bortner. Funeral was October 13 from Sweet Church. 10-10-1932
McQueen James, 95, of near Wolcottville died last Friday. He had been a resident of Orange Twp for many years and was the oldest citizen in the township. Funeral was Sunday. Democrat 1-25-1900
McWherter Charlotte died January 19, 1900 of weak heart, aged 85 years, 9 months and 3 days; residence, near Wawaka; widow; housewife; birthplace, Ohio; burial, Cosperville, January 21. 1-19-1900
McWherter Will was buried at Springfield on the 27th. New Era 2-6-1879
McWilliams Frank M was born in Albion, the son of John P. and Josephine McWilliams, April 19, 1860; and died in the Masonic lodge rooms in Albion, December 30, 1920, aged 60 years, 8 months and 11 days. He was one of a family of 4 boys and 2 girls, all of whom survive. They are Mrs. Alma Frederick of Alden, Kan., W. H. McWilliams of Blue Island, Ill., Mrs. Alta Brackney of Santa Anna, Cal., W. P. McWilliams of Rubens, Idaho, and Charles A. of Albion. His only living aunt, Mrs. E. M. Jennison of Chicago, attended his funeral. On October 6, 1881 he married Azelda Hines. They have 2 children, Mrs. Arthur Budd, and Carlos P. There are 2 grandchildren, John and George. He was a member of the Free and Accepted Masons and the Eastern Star. He was stricken and passed away almost in a moment at the annual joint installation of officers of Eastern Star. Funeral was at the home January 2, with Albion Lodge No. 97, FA&M in charge. 12-30-1920
Mead Catherine E died at her home in York Twp September 13, 1890, aged 29 years, 3 months and 23 days. She was born in Stark County, Ohio. She married Francis Mead in Noble County, Ind. on February 13, 1880. She joined the Christian Church at Sparta in 1887. She leaves a husband and 3 sons. Burial, Ligonier Cemetery. Democrat 9-17-1890
Meade William died at his residence in Sparta Twp, November 7, 1891, aged 81 years, 7 months and one day. He was born in Greenbrier County, Virginia and when quite young moved with his parents to Clark County, Ohio. In 1836 he came to Noble County with a knapsack on his back, which contained about all his worldly possessions. He soon after entered and cleared a piece of land. In 1846 he married Louisa Adair. They reared 8 children, 6 of whom are living. He joined the Broadway Christian Church in 1867. Funeral was on the 8th at Broadway Chapel. Democrat 11-11-1891
Meek Charles E, 84, a former resident of Warsaw and community who had lived in Albion for 3 years with a daughter, Mrs. Edythe Barker, died Sunday in McCray Hospital. He was born January 17, 1875, was a retired farmer and resided in the Monoquet vicinity before moving to the daughter’s home. Also surviving are another daughter, Mrs. Marjorie Schrime, Forsythe, Mont.; a son, Charles Jr., Warsaw; 7 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Services Wednesday in L. J. Bibler & Son Funeral Home, Warsaw. Burial, Leesburg Cemetery. 2-22-1959
Mellinger William, 84, an aged tramp who made his appearance in this section once a year, fell dead from heart trouble while at the barn on the Bogner farm east of this city this morning. Relatives, if any, are unknown. Funeral was this afternoon. Interment in the old cemetery north of the city. Democrat 6-21-190
Melvin Howard Clarke, son of John S. and Candace Melvin of Jefferson Twp, who was thrown from a horse on Wednesday of last week, died at the home of his parents Sunday. He was aged 15 years, 3 months and 5 days. Funeral was in Rehoboth Church Tuesday. Burial, Sweet Cemetery. Democrat 7-19-1900
Melvin Sadie (Orin) died at her residence in Jefferson Twp May 24, at the age of 30 years, 6 months and 26 days. She was born in Hancock County, Ohio, October 28, 1863 and moved to this county in 1886. On November 5, 1890 she married Vanvactor B. Melvin. She leaves a husband, and a sister. Funeral was Sunday at Rehoboth. Burial, Union Cemetery. Democrat 5-31-1894
Mendenhall F A Mrs., a former resident of Swan Twp, died at the home of her daughter in Kalamazoo, Mich. on November 21 as a result of a fall she received 8 weeks prior to her demise, at which time her hip was broken. Obsequies were in the Avilla M. E. Church. Burial, Swan Cemetery. Democrat 11-30-1914
Merkling George Mrs. - The funeral occurred Sunday from the Christian Church. Democrat 7-29-1897
Meroney Isaac, 84, a former resident of this place, died at his home near Buttermilk Friday. Funeral was at his home Sunday. Burial, Salem Cemetery. Daily Record 4-9-1903
Merrill George A died last Monday. Daily Record 4-9-1903
Merriman Fermer E, 47, tailor of Kendallville for the past 14 years, died from a heart attack Monday. He was found dead in his shop by Carl A. Miller when he went to the shop with some garments for tailoring work. He was born August 29, 1879 at Bluffton, the son of J. E. and Margaret Merriman. He grew up in South Whitley. On Thanksgiving 1902 he married Pearl Steller. One daughter, Thelma is now in Hollywood, Cal. During the World War he served with the ordnance corps at Camp Hancock, Ga. and ranked as bandmaster of the camp band. Surviving are the wife and daughter, the father, one brother, H. L. of Fort Wayne; and one sister, Mrs. C. B. White of Washington, D. C. Funeral was Wednesday from the Presbyterian Church. Burial, South Whitley. Democrat 10-21-1926
Merriman Micaih Rev died at his home in Clay Twp, LaGrange County, May 26, 1901, aged 76 years, 7 months and 23 days. He was a member of the 88th Indiana Regiment and formerly resided in Brimfield. He leaves a wife and 5 children. Burial, Osborne Cemetery. Democrat 6-13-1901
Mertens Bert, a former Kendallville resident, died Saturday in Gardena, Calif., where he had lived the last 15 years. He was a brother of Mrs. Milo Gurney, 719 E. Mitchell St. Funeral was today in Gardena. 5-9-1959
Metz Mary A, daughter of John and Margaret Gilbert, was born in Noble County September 20, 1862; died April 28, 1926, age 63 years, 7 months and 8 days. She married William F. Metz in 1883. They had one son, Herschel J. Her husband died November 21, 1921. She was a member of the U. B. Church at Albion. Out of 9 children in the Gilbert family, 3 have preceded her in death. She leaves her only son, Herschel and his wife, Bessie; 3 grandchildren; Harry, Donnabelle and Walter; 4 sisters and one brother, Mrs. Irven Coy and Mrs. Clarence Coy of Milford; Ms. William Hockett of Goshen, Mrs. Cal Metz of Kimmell. Democrat 5-5-1926
Meyer William Henry, 82, died April 25 at the Wogoman Convalescent Home in Kendallville from pneumonia that followed the fracturing of a hip 6 weeks ago. He was born 3 miles northeast of Avilla. He moved from Avilla to Kendallville in 1918 and followed the trade of a well digger. Funeral was April 28 at the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Kendallville. Burial, Avilla Cemetery. 4-2-1938
Meyers E C of this place died March 13, 1897 of dropsy. Funeral Sunday at the U. B. Church. Burial, Orange Cemetery. Democrat 3-18-1897
Michael - an old gentleman named Michael, who resided near Port Mitchell, was buried in the Albion Cemetery on Thursday last. New Era 4-5-1877
Michael Carl V, 62, of Flint, Mich., died September 29 in Hurley Hospital. He had lived in Flint for 40 years, moving there from Cromwell, his birthplace. He was an employee of Buick for 35 years, a veteran of WW I, a member of Buick Liberty Motor Post, the 40 & 8, and Flint’s Old Newsboys. Surviving are his wife; 2 daughters, Mrs. Shirley Gaines, Flint, and Marva at home; 7 sons, Carl V Jr., Donald, Wayne, Paul, Jack and Roger of Flint, and Ronnie at home; a sister, Mrs. Steve Walker of Ligonier; a brother, Harry E of Detroit; 13 grandchildren. Funeral was last Tuesday in Flint. 9-29-1956
Miller - Recorder Miller and son Ralph were at Kendallville last Thursday, where Mr. Miller was superintending the removal of his mother’s remains from the cemetery at Fairfield Center to Lake View Cemetery at Kendallville where his father was laid to rest several years ago. His mother died in 1858. Democrat 9-16-1897
Miller - A little child of John Miller living east of town died on Sunday morning last and was buried near Benton, Elkhart County. New Era 12-5-1878
Miller - Mrs., mother-in-law of F. P. Ingraham, died last Saturday. She was buried Tuesday at Wolcottville. She was about 68. Democrat 3-7-1895
Miller Calvin E, 59, died from pneumonia Monday at his home near Kimmell. Surviving are the wife, a son, daughter, and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Miller of Noble County, 3 brothers and 3 sisters. Funeral was last Wednesday at Sparta Christian Church. Burial, Sparta Cemetery. New Era 6-9-1943
Miller Carl, 50, was born in this city. Funeral was Monday at the W. C. Lane home. He died at his home in Massillon, O. last Thursday. Democrat 2-10-1927
Miller Caroline Lydia (Kline), 67, died of dropsy October 3, 1893, aged 56 years, 5 months and 13 days. She was buried last Thursday. She was born in Canton, Stark County, Ohio, April 20, 1837. Emigrated with her parents to Noble County in 1844. Married Thomas Mille June 23, 1861. Democrat 10-12-1893
Miller E E Mrs., 40, of Kendallville, died at her home in that city last Thursday of tuberculosis. She is survived by a husband and 5 children. Democrat 3-8-1915
Miller Elizabeth (Weaver) was born February 17, 1827 in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania and died March 2, 1895 in Albion, aged 68 years and 15 days. She married Richard Gault August 4, 1844 and they had 8 children. She moved to Wayne County, Ohio, in 1860 and was left a widow in 1863. She married on December 25, Peter Miller, and moved to LaGrange County, Ind., where she remained until last November hen she came to Albion, where she was taken sick and died March 2. She was a member of the M. E. Church since 1860. Short services were held at the home of her daughter, Mrs. F. P. Ingraham Tuesday. Funeral at Wolcottville. Democrat 3-7-1895
Miller Eugene - Funeral was at Sparta Monday. Burial Sparta Cemetery. Democrat 3-18-1909
Miller Fred - The funeral of Fred Miller of Chicago, who was recently hurt in a railroad accident, was held last Tuesday afternoon at Albion. He was a nephew of Robert Wiley and a grandson of Prentice Eagles, also a distant relative of Mrs. Arthur Graves. Wolf Lake Trolley 3-2-1907
Miller George, 91, died today in the Kondas Nursing Home. He had resided with his son-in-law and daughter, Dr. and Mrs. J. R. Nash for a number of years. He was a native of East Peoria, Ill. and a retired bricklayer. Also surviving are another daughter, Mrs. Clair Lee, East Peoria; a son Russell of Chicago; 5 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Miss Edith, Peoria, Ill. The body has been sent to East Peoria for services and burial. 9-24-1957
Miller J L Dr., 58, died in his home in Chicago on January 18 of a complication of diseases. Obsequies were held January 20 with interment in Mt. Hope Cemetery. He was a former Noble County citizen and left here about 1883 or 1884. He taught school at Avilla for a few years and read medicine in the office of Dr. Gard, formerly of Ligonier. A brother, D. P. Miller of Chicago survives. Democrat 1-25-1915
Miller Jacob M died at his home in Wolf Lake October 12, 1900. He was born in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, May 2, 1827 and was aged 73 years, 4 months and 13 days. When about 20, he went to Wisconsin, where he spent 2 years in the home of his sister. He then went to Canton, Ohio. Here he and his father went into the boot and shoe business, which trade he followed during his life. In 1843 he went to Bryan, Ohio. The following year he married Nancy A. Patterson. They had 3 boys and 3 girls. In 1856 they moved to Forest Grove, Elkhart County. In 1863 he enlisted in the 12th Indiana Cavalry under Colonel Anderson and served as a corporal in Company I. He fought in the battle of Nashville and other engagements and was honorably discharged at the end of the war. The family, meanwhile, resided at Ligonier, later moving to Millersburg where Mr. Miller was again married, to Mary J. Cloud. They had one son. His wife, being of frail health, only lived about 2 years. He moved to Butler, where in January 25, 1872 he married Mary Bressler. The same year they moved to Wolf Lake. He leaves a wife; one brother; 4 children, O. C. Miller of South Bend, Mrs. Phoebe A. Fisher of Marion, Mrs. Emma F. Tuttle of Fairport, Kansas, and Albert of Wolf Lake. He was a member of Warden Post of Albion and GAR. Funeral was on October 14 in Wolf Lake Baptist Church. Burial, Wolf Lake Cemetery. Democrat 10-18-1900
Miller James C Mrs. born in Germany 1832; settled 1850; died 1897; aged 65 years. Democrat 7-1-1897
Miller Jerry L died at his home at Green Center Friday from apoplexy. He was an old soldier and was aged 56 years, 5 months and 3 days. He was a blacksmith and he moved from Toledo, Ohio to Green Center a few weeks ago where he opened a blacksmith shop. He was a brother of W. H. Miller, the blacksmith of this city. Funeral was at Green Center Sunday. Burial, Albion Cemetery. GAR and WRC will be present. He was born in Alliance, Stark County, Ohio, December 26, 1846 and died May 29, 1903. He went to the army at the age of 15 and came home on crutches. He married Hester Tennant February 23, 1875. He left a wife, 3 children, 4 grandchildren and one brother. Democrat 6-4-1903
Miller John B died at his home in Sparta Twp July 7, 1907, aged 67 years, 7 months and 29 days. 7-7-1907
Miller John W - The last rites were held this afternoon at the Christian Church. He was a veteran of the Civil War, an alderman of Kendallville, a former recorder of Noble County. The pallbearers including son and immediate relatives, were the four sons, Fred of Fort Wayne, Ralph of Garrett, Roe of St. Louis, and Karl of Chicago; George Russell, son-in-law of Albion, and H. Lake, a nephew to Mrs. Miller. Burial, Lake View. New Sun, Thursday Democrat 2-22-1915
Miller John C Mrs. died at her home in Ligonier, October 15, aged 64 years and 23 days. She married John C. Miller July 9, 1865. They had 9 children, 3 of whom preceded her in death. She is survived by the husband; 6 children, Ed of Ashley, Mrs. L. R. Clark and Mrs. C. E. Eytcheson of Elkhart, Mrs. Will Beckner, Mrs. George Pinchon and Will Miller, all of Ligonier; 18 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; 2 sisters and one brother. She was a member of the Ligonier Christian Church where obsequies were held last Friday. Democrat 10-24-1912
Miller Joseph A, 83, who had resided for 40 years on the banks of Crooked Lake in Noble Twp, died suddenly Friday from apoplexy. He was taken to an undertaking establishment at North Webster where the body was prepared for burial. He has no relatives. Democrat 8-20-1925
Miller Joseph Mrs. of near Wolcottville died at her home last Thursday. The remains were brought to this city and laid to rest in the Albion cemetery last Saturday. For a number of years she lived north of this city on the farm now occupied by Jefferson Heltzel but about five years ago removed to Wolcottville. Mr. Miller died several years ago. She leaves 2 sons. Noble Democrat 3-3-1898
Miller Kendrick B, 78, a former resident of Fort Wayne, died in Chicago last Friday from Bright’s disease. He conducted a hardware store in Kendallville for about 12 years in the sixties and seventies. Daily Record 5-14-1903
Miller L J, DeKalb County, brother of John W. Miller of Kendallville, died at his home in Auburn Sunday of heart trouble. He had held a number of official positions, among them being country treasurer for 2 terms. Democrat 8-21-1902
Miller Lavene, the little son of Charles and Ella Miller, was buried here on Wednesday of last week. He was 7 months old. Democrat 3-23-1899
Miller Lucia P died Monday on her 59th birthday at Lakeside Hospital, Kendallville. She is survived by her husband, Harry H.; 2 sons, Paul W. of Albion, and Harold J. of Pineville, La.; 3 sisters, Mary Dolan of Toledo, Mrs. Rose Swartz of Fort Wayne, and Mrs. John Parrott of Flint, Mich.; one brother, Henry Dolan of Albion. Services Thursday at the Church of the Blessed Sacrament, Albion. Burial, Rose Hill Cemetery. 4-14-1941
Miller Mace, formerly of Kendallville, committed suicide Tuesday of last week at Chicago by shooting himself in the breast. Democrat 9-20-1894
Miller Mary E (Teeters) was born in Ohio, September 20, 1843; died at Rome City, Ind., June 23, 1898, aged 54 years, 9 months and 3 days. She married Alonzo J. Chaffee July 31, 1860. He died May 13, 1865. They had 2 children, Lemmal A. and Laura A., both of whom have preceded her in death. In 1868 she married Joseph B. Miller, who died August 24, 1896. They had one son, Dora W.; and 2 daughters, Nora M. and Mertie M. The 2 daughters survive. In 1893 she joined the Evangelical Church at Wolcottville. Funeral was from the Methodist Church Sunday. Burial, Woodland Cemetery. Noble Democrat 7-7-1898
Miller N K - Yesterday county recorder Miller and wife attended the funeral of N. K. Miller, a brother of the recorder, at LaGrange. Mr. Miller left Thanksgiving evening for El Paso, Tex., for the purpose of recuperating his health but died of consumption shortly after reaching his destination. He was 24 years old and married. Democrat 12-14-1893
Miller Otho F S, 56, druggist and postmaster of Bremen, died at his home there on Wednesday of last week. He resided in Albion about 25 years ago while the B&O Railway was being built. He lived here for several years and went from here to Bremen. Democrat 6-14-1900
Miller Peter, living south of town, died of cancer on Tuesday of last week. Funeral was at the Ormas Church after which his remains were interred in the cemetery at that place. Albion Democrat 2-16-1899
Miller R S Mrs. of Kendallville, while visiting in Sandusky, Ohio, died suddenly of heart disease while walking on the street last Saturday. She was a sister of Mrs. D. H. Drake of Kendallville. Obsequies were held at Monroeville. Democrat 7-29-1909
Miller Rachel B, 56, a former resident of Kendallville, died from a complication of diseases at her home in Fort Wayne last Sunday. Noble Democrat 2-12-1903
Miller Robert Eugene - The funeral was at Sparta Monday. Burial, Sparta Cemetery. Democrat 3-18-1909
Miller Rosemary, 32, R. 1, Rome City, died Sunday at Parkview Hospital She was a native of Fort Wayne and moved to Kendallville in 1951. She had been in Rome City the last 2 years. Her husband, Harold C., is a partner in Miller Motor Sales, Kendallville. Also surviving are 2 sons, Hal and Kim; and a daughter, Dawn Loueen, at home; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Hanks, Fort Wayne; 2 brothers, Robert and Harold Hanks, Fort Wayne; and her grandmother, Mrs. Cora Reichard, Detroit. Services Wednesday in C. M. Sloan & Sons Funeral Home. Burial, Covington Memorial Gardens. 3-2-1958
Miller Samuel J, Albion, died Wednesday at the home of his daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Gunder. Funeral will be Friday in Miser Funeral Home. Burial, Woodlawn Cemetery, Auburn. Besides the Gunder family, there is a son who is in Oregon. 1-7-1942
Miller Sarah, about 50, who has been residing in the Campbell property in South Albion for several months, was found dead in bed last Friday. Death was due to stomach trouble. Funeral was at Wolf Lake last Sunday. She leaves several children who reside in Ohio but their residences are unknown. Noble Democrat 4-7-1898
Miller Thomas was born February 20, 1837 in Carroll County, Ohio; died January 7, 1921, being 83 years, 10 months and 13 days old. Uncle Thomas, as he was known, moved to Noble County in his early days. He married Caroline Kline June 3, 1861 at Wawaka. She died October 3, 1893. He married Malinda Simpson June 14, 1894. She died the latter part of September 1919. He joined the Wesleyan Church of Albion June 15, 1919. He leaves one sister, Mrs. Gappinger of Albion. Mrs. Thomas Loveall of Jefferson Twp was reared in the family until 18 years of age. Funeral was at the Wesleyan Church Sunday. Burial, Albion Cemetery. 1-7-1921
Miller Valie, son of John and Susan Miller, died and was buried last Saturday. Just one week before, they buried their only daughter. Democrat 2-14-1895
Miller William Mrs. of near Hecla, on Tuesday morning of last week, attempted to fumigate the chicken house by burning straw saturated with coal oil. After lighting the pile she went to go out of the house by stepping over the burning straw. Her dress caught fire and in a moment she was enveloped in flames. Besides having her lower extremities burned to a crisp she inhaled the flames and after intense suffering she died Tuesday evening. Democrat 10-28-1897
Miller Zillah, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. P. Bothwell of Ligonier, died at her home in Lansing, Mich. on Thursday. She formerly resided in Albion and was married to George Carl Miller September 27, 1912. Democrat 1-2-1913 She died of kidney trouble. She was a teacher in Domestic Science and Arts for 3 years at the home for feeble minded youths at Fort Wayne, and served a year in the state school for the blind at Lansing, Mich. Obsequies were held in Ligonier last Thursday. Democrat 1-6-1913
Milner Mary died January 13, 1915 at her son’s home in Monte Vista, Col., aged 88 years and 3 months. She leaves 4 children, William H. Orr of Warsaw, Ind., Alice Grogg and Lincoln Milnor of Monte Vista, Col., and Melissa Blue of Ligonier; 15 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Burial, Monte Vista Cemetery. Democrat 11-26-1914
Milner William G, 74, of Rome City died at South Bend Thursday from a complication of diseases. He was a resident of Rome City for over 40 years. His wife died 16 years ago. He is survived by an only son, George. Funeral was at Rome City Methodist Church Saturday. Burial, Osborne Cemetery. 4-7-1912
Miner Frank died at his home in Wawaka April 3, 1915 from paralysis, aged 67 years, one month and 22 days. He had resided in Wawaka for the past 5 years. He was a native of Terre Haute, Indiana, where he was born February 11, 1848. At the age of 2 he, with his parents, moved to Rising, Illinois. At the age of 47 he married Dora H. Read of Champaign, Ill. They had 6 children: Otis W., Marvin L., Eva M., Emma, Joseph A., and Rufus. Otis, Marvin and Eva preceded their father in death. He is survived by his wife, 2 sons, Joseph and Rufus; one daughter, Emma; 4 brothers, Seth of North Dakota, Monroe of Kansas, Charles and Daniel of Illinois; 2 sisters, Ellen of Illinois, and Elizabeth Chambers of Nebraska. He joined the Baptist Church at Mahomet, Ill. in 1903. Obsequies were at the M. E. Church in Wawaka Monday. Burial, Cosperville Cemetery. Democrat 4-5-1915
Mitchell George of Cadillac, Michigan, is dead. He was a brother of the late Hon. William Mitchell of Kendallville. New Era 8-22-1878
Mitterling John, formerly of Avilla died at his home 6 miles northeast of Warsaw Sunday. He used to live upon the John Aman farm. He moved to Kosciusko County in 1882. Democrat 3-27-1901
Mock Charles Andrew was born November 17, 1867, in Kosciusko County, the son of Joseph K. and Hannah Mock, and died November 20, 1900, aged 33 years and 3 days, at his home near Indian Village. He married Fannie E. Knepper February 2, 1896. They had a son and a daughter. He leaves his father, stepmother and 5 brothers, his mother having preceded him in death about 14 years ago. Funeral was at the frame church at Indian Village. Burial, Indian Village Cemetery. Democrat 11-27-1900
Mock Josephine E, 7-year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. Mock of Kendallville, died Saturday from injuries sustained on Friday when struck by an auto truck driven by Guy Eager of Bryan, O. She was roller skating across the pavement at her home when run over. The father, mother; 2 sisters, Dorothy and Elizabeth; and one brother, Franklin, survive. Funeral was Monday. Burial at Goshen. Democrat 4-3-1924
Mohn Clyde, a son of William and Alta Mohn, was born November 2, 1880 and died March 29, 1901, aged 20 years, 4 months and 27 days. Funeral was at Merriam Chapel Sunday. Democrat 4-4-1901
Mohn Della H, 76, died at her home at LaOtto Thursday. She was a native of Missouri and before moving to LaOtto in 1948 resided in Hamilton, Ashley and Auburn. She is survived by one daughter, Iris Hurst, LaOtto; one granddaughter and several nieces and nephews. Services Sunday in Sonday Funeral Home, Churubusco. 3-26-1959
Mohn Ellen (Hagenbarger) was born in Pa., September 24, 1819; died Jan. 27, 1904, age 85 years, 4 months, 3 days. She married Jacob Mohn about 65 years ago in Stark County, Ohio. She and her husband came to Indiana about 54 years ago and settled in Noble County. They had 3 boys and 5 girls, 4 of whom are still living: Elizabeth Pfaff of Rome City, Jefferson and William Mohn and Catherine Addis. Three died in childhood, and one, Sarah, lived to womanhood. The deceased’s husband was a soldier from near the beginning of the Civil War until April 1862 at which time he was killed in the Battle of Shiloh at Pittsburgh Landing. In December 1862, she joined the Merriam Christian Church, where funeral was held January 29. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. New Era 32-3-1904
Mohn Nimmons, who had been residing with a family by the name of Simmons near Big Lake for several years, who has been visiting his parents in the northern past of Michigan, was frozen to death last week while a companion and himself were caught in a blizzard. Democrat 3-2-1908
Mohn Sarah, Churubusco, - The funeral was held at the Merriam Christian Church last Monday. Democrat 4-18-1929
Monk - Last Sunday night Jacob Monk and wife started to church at this place and while on the way their baby had hemorrhage of he nose. They stopped at Mr. Kesler’s and while there the child died. Democrat 2-22-1894
Monroe Bertha R, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Almon Monroe, died near Brimfield on August 3, 1889. Funeral in Brimfield Church last Sunday. Democrat 8-7-1889
Monroe Catherine Ann (Kagy) died March 14, 1873 in Walker, Vernon County, Missouri, where she had gone to have a cancer of the breast doctored, aged 44 years, 5 months and 22 days. She was born in Bristol, Trumbull County, Ohio, September 22, 1828. She married C. M. Monroe April 19, 1854, at which time they moved to Noble County, Ind. In 1868 the family moved to Fairview Twp, Labette County, Kansas. She leaves a husband and 4 children. New Era 4-10-1873
Monroe Matilda Jane (Holey) died at her home 1 ½ miles northwest of Brimfield Friday, aged 42 years, 8 months and 11 days. She was born July 12, 1858. She married Allen Monroe April 19, 1876 at Brimfield. They had 4 sons and 2 daughters. Two sons and one daughter preceded her in death. She leaves a husband, 2 sons, one daughter, 5 brothers and one sister. Obsequies were held at the M. E. Church in Brimfield Sunday. She was a member of the U. B. Church. Democrat 3-29-1900
Moon Perry O, 34, died at his home in Kendallville last Friday of typhoid pneumonia. Daily Record 4-2-1903
Moore - The infant child of Ellis Moore and wife of Jefferson Twp died Thursday. New Era 8-19-1908
Moore - Leslie Moore was called home from the World’s Fair by the sudden death of his little child. Democrat 10-12-1893
Moore - Joseph Bushong and family attended the funeral of Mrs. Bushong’s nephew, Mr. Moore at Valentine, Wednesday. He had a saw mill here several years ago. Democrat 2-8-1900
Moore Alexander was found dead at the Commercial House last Thursday. A coroner’s inquest by Dr. C. A. Seymoure stated the probably cause of death was an overdose of morphine, self-administered to allay pain. Democrat 9-19-1888
Moore Charles Ellis, son of Charles and Jane Moore, was born in Green Twp October 27, 1886; and died at Sacred Heart Hospital, Garrett, November 18, 1925, aged 39 years and 22 days. On October 31, 1907, he married Bessie Elnora Lamon. They had 5 children: Raymond, 15, Opal, 12, Russell, 10, and Ruth, 9; one dying in infancy. The wife died October 19, 1922. He was a member of Merriam Christian Church. He leaves his children; his father; 2 sisters, Mrs. Howard Foster of Albion, Mrs. George Bower of Green Twp; and one brother, Willard of White Cloud, Mich. Funeral was Friday at Christian Chapel. Burial at chapel beside his wife. Democrat 11-26-1925
Moore David - John Reed returned home Saturday from Fort Wayne where he attended the funeral of his brother-in-law, David Moore, on Friday. Kimmell Enterprise 1-11-1907
Moore David Mrs. died of consumption on April 28 and was buried on Sunday at Springfield Cemetery. Democrat 5-2-1883
Moore David Mrs. of Decatur, was a daughter of Charles Lemmon, deceased. Her remains were brought here for interment Tuesday. Democrat 2-20-1902
Moore Effie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Moore of York Twp, died June 10, 1892, aged about 19. A very large number of Albion people and from the surrounding country attended the funeral Sunday. There was a procession of 135 teams, returning in one direction. Democrat 6-15-1892
Moore Frank C died Tuesday after having an operation for obstruction of the bowels in Los Angeles, California. Democrat 8-27-1903
Moore Freeman Mrs., 41 - The funeral was held Sunday from the Lutheran Church of Cromwell. Burial at Ligonier. Democrat 3-24-1927
Moore James G Mrs., 46, a former resident of Rome City, died at her home in Huntington Monday of heart trouble. She leaves a husband, one son, 2 sisters, Mrs. Ella Hunt of Chicago and Miss Mary Mendham of Rome City; and a brother, William H. Mendham of Elkhart. Burial, Rome City. Democrat 5-15-1902
Moore John William, who was raised on the farm now owned by James Winebrenner in Green Twp, but who has been a resident of Rice County, Kansas for a number of years, stopped on his way here to see the fair at Chicago and contracted a severe cold. He was taken sick with lung fever at his stepmother’s in Wolf Lake, where he died Monday of last week. He was buried at the Christian Chapel Wednesday. He owned a good farm in Rice County. Charley Moore and his younger brother are going to Kansas to look after their brother’s property as he was never married. Democrat 11-16-1893
Moore Lorin D was born June 10,1876 and died November 16, 1900, aged 24 years, 5 months and 6 days. Funeral was at Cold Springs Sunday. He leaves a father, mother, 2 sisters, and 2 brothers. Burial, Thorn Cemetery Democrat 11-27-1900
Moore Manerva Jane (Lock) was born July 2, 1862; and died November 8, 1905, aged 43 years, 4 months and 6 days. She was born near Green Center and married Charles Moore August 11, 1879. They had 2 sons and 2 daughters. She was a member of the M. E. Church. She leaves a husband, 2 sons, 2 daughters, a father and mother, 2 sisters and 6 brothers. Obsequies were held at the Christian Chapel in Merriam Sunday. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. Democrat 11-13-1905
Moore Marion - The funeral last Thursday was conducted by the Masons. Burial, Ligonier cemetery. Democrat 11-12-1914
Moore Mary Ann, the oldest lady in Green Twp, died one week ago Monday from cancer of the stomach. Funeral was at Hopewell. Democrat 1-23-1902
Moore Mary Ann, daughter of the late George Simpson, was born in Union County, Ind., July 23, 1844; died June 16, 1915; aged 70 years, 10 months and 13 days. In 1840 she moved with her parents to Elkhart County, locating on the farm now owned by Ed Simpson one and one-half miles southeast of Millersburg. She married David Moore in August 1892. They moved to Albion and lived there until 4 years ago when they located in Millersburg. She leaves her husband; 3 sisters, Mrs. Malinda Miller of Albion; Sarah Horn, Rossville, Ind.; Axie Prough, Fish Lake; and 2 brothers, Thomas of Dublin, Ind., and Edward of Millersburg. She was a member of the Christian Church of Millersburg. Funeral was Friday. Burial, Brown’s Cemetery. 6-16-1915
Moore Milton, 86, died at his home in Cromwell January 27. Surviving are the widow, Minnie; a son, Elvin of Fort Wayne; 2 daughters, Mrs. Mabel Henney and Mrs. Hazel Eaton of Cromwell; 2 sisters, Mrs. William Greider of Cromwell and Mrs. Etta Meyers of Denver, Col.; 9 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. 1-27-1943
Moore Nettie, 18, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James M. Moore of Kendallville, died Monday of peritonitis at the Lutheran Hospital. She was a member of the Christian Church in Kendallville and a member of the Lady Maccabees. For a long time she was an operator in the telephone exchange. She was a native of Noble County and a relative of B. P. Gray, Mrs. F. D. Spencer and Susie Allen. Wolf Lake Trolley 8-23-1906
Moore Robert Fletcher was born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, October 9, 1856; came with his parents to Rome City the next year and resided her most of the time since. He died at Kalamazoo, Mich., January 25, 1900, aged 43 years, 3 months and 16 days, leaving a wife, a 3-year old boy, father, mother and brothers and sisters. Democrat 2-1-1900
Moore Russell Clyde, son of Freeman and Hattie Moore, was born in Cromwell, July 15, 1906, and died February 18, 1908, aged one year, 7 months and 3 days. He leaves a father, mother, one sister, Esther, a brother, Ralph, grandparents, uncles, aunts and cousins. Democrat 2-27-1908
Moore Samuel died at his Green Twp residence on November 21, 1879 at the age of 61 years, 9 months and 10 days. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church. New Era 12-11-1879
Moore Sarah, 81, died at her home in Rome City April 29, 1908. 4-29-1908
Moore Willard was killed by a tree falling on him at his home near Raymond, Kansas. He was formerly employed in Gray & Spencer’s Store in Wolf Lake. He is a brother of Mrs. Charles Duesler of this place. It is reported he will be brought here for burial. Albion Democrat 2-19-1901
Moore William, 84, the youngest of 4 children, died at his home near Lake Wawasee Tuesday. He is survived by his wife and 5 children: Joseph P of Goshen, John F., Mrs. John Riddle, Mrs. F. M. Ott and William E. Moore; 11 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren; 2 brothers and one sister. The elder brother, John of Ligonier, is 94 years old. The sister, Mrs. Richart of Wawasee is 92, and Joseph of Cromwell is 87. Democrat 7-1-1909
More Aaron was born in Ravenna, Ohio, March 17, 1809; married Sarah A. Syphers May 23, 1844. Died at his home in York Twp November 22, 1887, aged 78 years 8 months and 5 days. He leaves his widow, a son, 3 daughters, several grandchildren. Funeral was in the Sparta Church November 24. Burial, by the Masonic order in Sparta Cemetery. Democrat 11-30-1887
More Sarah A (Syphers) was born in Virginia in 1825 and died August 21, 1895, aged 70 years, 7 months and one day. Her parents moved to Ohio in 1830, and in 1844 she married Aaron Moore. They had 7 children. In 1864 she became a member of the Christian Church. Funeral was at the Sparta Church. Burial, Sparta Cemetery. She leaves 3 brothers. Democrat 8-29-1895
Moree - The little child of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Moree was buried on Wednesday last. New Era 11-15-1905
Moree Rudolph was born in Switzerland June 27, 1817 and died June 10, 1886, aged 68 years, 11 months and 13 days. At the age of 8, he and his parents emigrated to America and settled in Richland County, Ohio. He was one of a family of 6 sons and one daughter, of whom 3 brothers survive him. In 1848 he married Eliza Bare, who survives. They had 2 sons, yet living, and a daughter who died at the age of 14 months. In the 1850 they came to Noble County and settled on his farm in Jefferson Twp where he lived until his death. In 1858 he united with the Church of the United Brethren in Christ at Hills Corner’s School House and remained an active member until the society was discontinued. Funeral was at Mt. Pleasant Church on June 12. Democrat 6-16-1886
Morgan David died at his home in Kendallville April 9, 1908. Noble County Democrat 9-17-1908
Morgan John Mrs. died at her home near Bellville, Ohio, one week ago last Sunday. She was a sister of Washington Engle of Jefferson Twp, Mrs. William Easterday and Jesse Engle of Green Twp. Democrat 8-18-1898
Morgan Rose, 60, was instantly killed in Kendallville tonight when she stepped from the curb in front of an auto driven by Guy Barnes. She was employed for several years in a Kendallville laundry. She leaves one sister, Mrs. Frank Cannon. The 2 women had lived together many years. Democrat 1-7-1926
Morley Gertrude was born in LaGrange County April 12, 1869 and died of typhoid fever at her home in Brimfield December 13, 1897, aged 28 years, 8 months and one day. She was a teacher in the Weaver school house in Orange Twp. She leaves a mother; a stepfather, Samuel Wright; one brother, E. J. Morley of Brimfield; one sister, Mrs. Mark T. Smurr of Toledo, Ohio. Funeral was at the M. E. Church, of which she was a member, in Brimfield Wednesday. Burial, Orange Twp. Democrat 12-16-1897
Morr J E Dr. of Orland and a brother to Dr. J. W. Morr of Albion, committed suicide in a hotel at Bronson, Mich. last Saturday. General despondency probably caused by illness is supposed to have unbalanced his mind. Wolf Lake Trolley 4-18-1907
Morris Harry S died of consumption May 7, 1900, aged 32 years, 7 months and 18 days He was born in Albion September 19, 1867, the son of Oliver and Syrena Morris. He learned the art of tonsorialist in early manhood and followed that vocation for a number of years in Albion and for several months in Chicago. A few years ago he began reading law in the office of attorney L. W. Welker of this city and was admitted to the bar October 20, 1897. He leaves a widowed mother and a sister. Obsequies were held at the residence Wednesday. Burial, Albion Cemetery. Democrat 5-10-1900
Morris William, about 50, who lived at Rome City and had for several years been employed as a laborer on the farm of James Tate, went out on Thursday last to gather hickory nuts during the noon hour. Later in the afternoon Mrs. Wones, Mr. Tate’s daughter, found him lying under a tree, dead. The coroner found that his neck, arm and collar bone were broken. He had fallen from a tree that he was trying to climb. New Era 10-7-1903
Mortimore Michael Mrs. of S. Orange St. died on Friday last from consumption. The remains were taken to Collins in Whitley County for interment. Democrat 5-16-1888
Mortimore - Mrs., 86, who has been an inmate of the county infirmary for the past 5 years, died there last Thursday, death being caused mainly by old age. She leaves 4 sons, 3 of whom reside at Nappanee and one near Kendallville. Burial, Gray Cemetery. Democrat 4-19-1900
Moses Sarah, 89, was born in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, August 26, 1802 and married Seymoure Moses in 1822; came to the Hawpatch in 1835 with teams, being 44 days on the road. Soon after their settlement, Mr. Moses built, with Isaac Cavin, a brother of Mrs. Moses, a log cabin which was used for the purpose of a church and a school house and here Mr. Moses taught the first school in Noble County. She was the mother of 6 children, only 2 of whom are left: Seymoure A. Moses and Mrs. Mary Gerber. Her husband died in 1844. She was of Covenanter stock and was attached to the Presbyterian Church for 75 years. She died July 4, 1890. Democrat 6-17-1891
Moste John, an aged resident of this place, was found dead in bed on Tuesday morning. He had been working as usual on his farm Monday and retired in the evening in apparent good health. Albion Democrat 7-13-1899
Moste John Mrs. dropped dead Wednesday morning, aged about 65. Democrat 6-14-1894
Moyer Elizabeth, 82, wife of Henry Moyer, pioneer residents of Kendallville, died suddenly at her home last Saturday. She is survived by a husband; 4 sons, Dr. H. A., Barclay, Keller and DeWitt; one daughter, Mrs. Clara P. Briggs of Radford, Virginia. Mr. and Mrs. Moyer became resident of Kendallville in 1866. Democrat 7-1-1909
Moyer Orliff, 43, former resident of this city, died at his home in Fort Wayne Monday. Burial, Brookfield Cemetery, Fort Wayne. He had resided at Fort Wayne 25 years and for several years had operated a drink parlor at 1928 Broadway. Surviving are the widow; the parents, Mr. and Mrs. DeWitt Moyer of this city; and a brother in Washington D. C. 2-7-1926
Moyer Will Mrs. of Avilla died last Thursday. Democrat 4-25-1901
Mueller Christina, 73, practically a lifelong resident of Noble County and for many years a citizen of Kendallville, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Charles Kent of near Helmer from paralysis. She was born October 4, 1850 near Brimfield. Mr. Mueller died 40 years ago. Surviving are 2 daughters, 3 sons, 4 stepchildren, 2 brothers and 3 sisters. Funeral was Monday at the home of her daughter. Burial, Ackerman Cemetery. Democrat 7-17-1924
Mulholland James, York Twp, died at his home about 2 miles southwest of this city. Funeral was at the U. B. Church Wednesday. GAR had charge of the service. Burial, Albion Cemetery. He suffered from rheumatism and other diseases which contracted in the War of the Rebellion. He was born July 10, 1834 in Armaugh County, Ireland; and died January 24, 1897, aged 62 years, 6 months and 14 days. He married Letitia Calvin June 23, 1855. They had 7 children, 4 of whom preceded him in death. His wife, 2 daughters and one son remain. He came to America in 1857 and settled in Sullivan County, New York until 1862 when he removed to Noble County and in 1863 purchased his present home. In February 1865 he became a member of the 59th Regiment of Indiana Volunteers and served to the end of the war. He was discharged at the Crittenden Hospital. He was a member of Worden Post No. 205 G.A.R. Democrat 1-28-1897
Mulholland Mary M, the only daughter of James Mulholland wife, died at her home in Garret, November 15, of diphtheria, aged 11 years, 3 months and 4 days. Democrat 11-22-1900
Mullin Abel was born in Licking county, Ohio, May 21, 1817; died at his home in Center Village, Delaware County, Ohio, July 26, 1901, aged 84 years, 2 months and 5 days. He married Anna Starkey in 1837. They had 5 boys and one girl. One boy died and one was kill in the services of his country in the late rebellion and one son died in infancy. The daughter also preceded the parents in death. There are now 2 sons, James and John Mullin of Cromwell, the mother having died in July 1890. Deceased was married in 1892 to Elizabeth Keller, who died in May 1898. On May 31, 1900 he married Mrs. Thursa Groves, who survives. He came to Indiana September 19, 1844, locating on what is now known as the Dr. Jones farm near Wolf Lake. In 1849 he located on land which is now owned by Milton Moore on which is now being erected the Elvin Moore residence in Cromwell. He built the first house in Cromwell, the building being the same now occupied by Dan Winebrenner, but which was erected on the corner as a hotel. He was the first postmaster in Cromwell and served as justice of the peace of 17 years and was at one time the trustee of Sparta Twp. He was a member of the M. E. Church. Funeral was in Center Village, Ohio and interment in the cemetery at that place, July 28, 1901. Cromwell News Democrat 8-8-1901
Mullin Maria M nee Bissicomer died at her residence at this place March, 1899. She was born in Putnam County, Ohio February 3, 1841 and died at the age of 48 years and 29 days. She married James W. Mullin October 8, 1859. They had 8 children, 6 of whom with her husband and 12 grandchildren survive. She was a member of the M. E. Church, where funeral was held March 4. Burial, Ligonier cemetery. Albion Democrat 3-9-1899
Mumford - A Mr. Mumford of Allen Twp was killed Wednesday by the accidental discharge of his gun while hunting in the fields near his house. It seems that he was standing with the breech of his gun upon the ground, the muzzle directed toward his left side, when it exploded - the ball passing through the heart. He ran a few paces from the spot and fell dead. He leaves a family. Noble County Observer 8-22-1850
Mumma Harriet Elizabeth was born in Wayne County, Ohio, December 22, 1845 and died in Kimmell July 7, 1908, aged 62 years, 6 months and 15 days. She married George W. Mumma April 9, 1868. they had 2 children, both preceding her in death. She was a member of the Church of God. She leaves her husband; 3 grandchildren; 2 sisters; one brother and one sister-in-law. Funeral Friday at the Salem Church. Democrat 7-16-1908
Mummert Eleanor, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Mummert, died December 25, 1902, aged one year, 7 months, 13 days. She was born May 13, 1901. Funeral was at the home December 27. Burial, family lot at Springfield. Democrat 1-1-1903
Mummert Minnie, a little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Mummert of Wawaka, died on Saturday. She was about 3 years old and was buried on Monday. New Era 8-9-1877
Munger F Eugene - Last Thursday, Miss Minnie Munger, who resides with her uncle and aunt, Dr. and Mrs. J. W. Hays, received a telegram from her father at Kansas City, Mo., conveying the news that her brother, F. Eugene Munger, had killed himself in that city by shooting himself, but it was not known whether it was accidental or by suicide. "Gene", as he was known, was married June 26 to Katie Parker. The family insisted there was no reason for suicide and it had been an accident. His wife stated that he had often warned her not to touch the gun, a very old early pattern Colt 44, as he believed the trigger to have been so worn that it was dangerous. Democrat 7-18-1901
Munk Cleora died at the home of her father-in-law, J. W. Munk, near Kendallville, Monday of last week of tuberculosis, aged 25 years, 3 months and 10 days. She is survived by a husband and daughter. Democrat 3-13-1911
Munk Mandel Alva, 67, R. 3, Kendallville, died Wednesday in his residence. He is survived by the widow, Deborah; one son, Mark Allen; a daughter, Mrs. Gerald Hosted; 4 grandchildren; 2 step-grandchildren and a brother. Services will be Saturday in the Mark Munk residence. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. 11-18-1959
Murphy John L, 80, of North Webster, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Rebecca Johnston, at Wolf Lake. Funeral was May 18 at Sparta Church. Burial in adjacent cemetery. New Era 3-22-1940
Murphy Nicholas, about 80, father of Mrs. W. B. McMeans of Cromwell, died at his home in Manistee, Mich. on Wednesday of last week. He was a former resident of Albion and vicinity. Democrat 3-8-1900
Murray Seymoure, 64, died January 27 at his residence in Sparta Twp. Funeral was at Sparta Chapel. Democrat 2-1-1888
Murray Zelma Dale, daughter of Calvin and Eliza Murray, was born October 26, 1888; died September 2, 1891, aged 2 years, 10 months and 7 days. Democrat 9-9-1891
Musser - A little child of Mr. and Mrs. John Musser fell from a chair into a dish pan of hot water last Saturday afternoon. Democrat 12-28-1893
Musser Isaac died June 27. Democrat 7-1-1897
Musser Martha died at the residence of her parents, Isaiah Cook and wife, in Wolf Lake. She was the wife of John Musser, who had deserted her. She leaves 3 small children, one an infant of 2 weeks. Funeral was at this place on Wednesday of last week. Noble Democrat 8-18-1898
Musser William - Among those here to attend the funeral of William Musser Monday were Mr. and Mrs. Carr of Toledo, O., Mr. and Mrs. James Snyder of Mishawaka, and Mr. Parks of Elkhart. Democrat 9-20-1928
Myers - A Miss Myers formerly of Avilla died Saturday in the hospital at Fort Wayne and was brought here Monday and interred in the Catholic Cemetery. Democrat 9-21-1887
Myers Allen E of Norwalk, Ohio, was about 57 and leaves a wife and 2 married daughters. Funeral was in the Rome City M. E. Church last Friday. He had been afflicted with rheumatism. He was a brother of Rufus L. Myers of Orange Twp. Burial, Osborn Cemetery. Democrat 10-17-1901
Myers Jacob Mrs., 83, of near Milwaukee, died Sunday at the Simon Convalescent Home, Kendallville, ill since breaking her hip 2 months ago. She had lived in the Ligonier community for 65 years. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. George Knepper, Ligonier; a son, Charles, Everett, Wash.; 6 grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren. Funeral Tuesday. Burial, Oak Park Cemetery. New Era 1-14-1942
Myers Andrew - The funeral of Andrew Myers of Elkhart was held Sunday at the home of his parents, Mr. and Ms. Jacob Myers in Wawaka. Democrat 7-22-1926
Myers Arthur - Mrs. Agnes Irons of Fort Wayne was called here by the death of her cousin, Arthur Myers. Democrat 5-20-1920
Myers C Oscar was born July 17, 1866 on Dutch St. in Orange Twp and died October 12, 1909, aged 43 years, 2 months and 25 days. When he was about 7, with his parents he removed to the farm south of Rome City. On October 5, 1891 he married Ella Reinoehl. They had 3 children, Jessie, Harold and Mary, the latter dying in infancy. His wife died March 5, 1902. He married Sarah A. Hine of Auburn on June 2, 1903. Surviving are the wife and 2 children, Jessie, 15, and Harold, 12. He was a member of the M. E. Church of Rome City where obsequies were held Friday. Burial, Osborn Cemetery. Democrat 10-21-1909
Myers Charollel, 2-month old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Vern Myers, died Tuesday in Lakeside Hospital. She is survived by her parents; one brother, Lawrence; and one sister, Vivian, both at home. Funeral was Wednesday. Burial, South Milford Cemetery. 12-20-1933
Myers Elizabeth (Gates), 58, died at her home in Wawaka last Saturday of paralysis. She was a daughter of the late Adam Conrad and is survived by 3 sons and one daughter. Obsequies were at the residence Tuesday. Burial, Oak Park Cemetery. Democrat 3-25-1915
Myers Ella (Reinoehl) was born in Fairfield, DeKalb County, Indiana September 2, 1871; moved with her parents to Orange Twp, Noble County in March 1876. She marred C. O. Myers October 15, 1891. They had 3 children, Jessie, Harold R. and Mary Cleone, the infant daughter dying January 31, 1902. She died March 5, 1902, aged 30 years, 5 months and 23 days. Surviving are her husband and his mother; 2 children; father and mother and 3 sisters. She was a member of the M. E. Church. Funeral was at Rome City Methodist Church March 7. Burial, Orange Cemetery. Democrat 3-13-1920
Myers Eva died at the Old People’s Home at Avilla last Friday. Obsequies were held at the home Saturday. Burial, St. Mary’s Cemetery. Democrat 8-17-1908
Myers Everett E, son of Samuel and Sadie Myers, was born April 30, 1900 and died November 20, 1901 at their home in Rome City, aged one year, 6 months and 21 days. Funeral was at the Baptist Church last Friday. Democrat 11-28-1901
Myers George was born in Seneca County, Ohio, October 14, 1832; died at his home in Noble County July 8, 1901, aged 69 years, 8 months and 24 days. He with his parents moved from Ohio to Noble County in 1851. He married Sarah A. Owen July 24, 1861. They took up residence on the farm where the remainder of his life was passed. They had 7 sons and 3 daughters. Surviving are his wife; 8 children; 4 grandchildren; 4 brothers and 5 sisters. For 25 years he was a member of the Mount Zion United Brethren Church. Democrat 7-18-1901
Myers Gertrude, about 22, died from typhoid fever at her home in Wolf Lake last Friday. She was a Noble County teacher. Democrat 8-12-1897
Myers Jacob W Dr, 71, died in Goshen Saturday of kidney trouble. He leaves a wife and an adopted daughter. His wife was formerly Miss Clara Randall of Ligonier. Democrat 5-11-1911
Myers John, 67, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. J. Hartsock at this place, last Tuesday. He had always resided in this vicinity until 3 years ago when he moved to Michigan, where he was first affected with cancer. Funeral was at the Salem Church Thursday. Democrat 9-7-1899
Myers Lavina, 68, a stepsister of Mrs. William Hayes, died at her home in Shipshewana last Friday. Burial, Mount Pleasant Cemetery. New Era 6-26-1918
Myers Lem - Funeral at Kendallville, Friday. New Era 4-23-1941
Myers Marion was burned to death in a house fire that destroyed the home of his father, George Myers, just west of Sackrider Lake on the farm west and south of Kendallville. Democrat 2-3-1892
Myers Margaret (Morrison) was born in Westmoreland County, Pa., September 10, 1826; died at Poneto, Ind., December 17, 1905, aged 79 years, 3 months and 7 days. She moved with her parents to Richland County, Ohio at the age of 12 and was married to Ephram Myers October 24, 1844. They had 4 boys and 2 girls. Her husband and 3 sons preceded her in death. Three children survive, Mrs. C. A. Ryland and C. S. Myers of this vicinity, and Mrs. Laro Fryer of Poneto. She was a member of the Methodist Church. Democrat 12-28-1905
Myers Mary Cleone, the 2-week old daughter of Oscar Myers and wife, died last Friday and was buried Saturday in the Orange Twp cemetery. Democrat 2-6-1902
Myers Noah of Denver, Colorado, died recently. He was a brother-in-law of Milton Moore of this city. Democrat 3-24-1927
Myers Rufus L, 65, died at his home at Alanson, Michigan of heart disease Sunday. He was formerly a resident of Noble County, residing on Dutch St. Several years ago he and his family moved to Alanson. Mrs. Myers died about one year ago and was brought to Wolcottville for burial. Obsequies were at the Baptist Church at Wolcottville Tuesday. Democrat 5-27-1920
Myers Susan, about 80, wife of George Myers, died at her home in San Benito, California. Nearly 40 years ago they lived within a mile west of town on a farm which has since become a part of the Bassett estate and the property of P. B. Bassett. She was an aunt of Mrs. C. V. Inks of Ligonier. Noble New 12-19-1888
Myers W H Mrs., died of apoplexy in Ionia County, Michigan on Thursday last. Funeral was Sunday. She was aged 70 years, 5 months, and 2 days. She left a husband, 5 daughters, one son, 2 sisters, one of which is Mrs. James T. Johnston, and one brother. Democrat 5-22-1902
Myers William Mrs., about 65, living one and one-half miles northeast of town, died Saturday. She leaves a husband, 2 married daughters and 2 sons. Funeral was in the Methodist Church December 10. Democrat 12-12-1901
Myers Winifred, 79, a former resident of Noble County, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Will Skain of Elkhart, July 31. She was born in Noble County and lived near Wolf Lake until about 10 years ago when she went to Elkhart. She is survived by her husband and 3 children, Mrs. Skain of Elkhart; Mrs. Tom Kiester of Stringtown and Mr. Cashmier of Chicago. Funeral was Wednesday at Elkhart. Burial, Wolf Lake Cemetery. Democrat 9-1-1927