Brevities

Various dates from newspaper articles

In Alphabetical Order

 

Calhoun - Charles Calhoun, 48 years old is dead of cancer of the throat at his home in East columbus, and his wife, who is critically ill, is near death.  Besides his widow, Mr. Calhoun is survived by four sons. The Indianapolis Star Aug 13, 1923

Campbell - SHELBYVILLE - Centenarian Dies - James Christopher Campbell, 101, one of this citys oldest residents, died Tuesday.  Campbell was born in Bartholomew County.  He celebrated his 101st birthday anniversary Sept 15. The Hammond Times 10-30-1957

Miller - Margaret Nickerson Miller, 80 years old, wife of Frederic Miller, is dead at her home at Columbus.  She had been a member of the Methodist Church for seventy years.  She and her husband had been married for fifty-one years.  The Indianapolis Star, Indianpolis, April 20, 1910

Moore - Find Historic Grave. -- In Sharon cemetery, Bartholomew county, Indiana, is a historic grave known to comparatively few persons.  Her lie the remains of Jonathan Moore, who had the privilege and the honor to serve on the staff of General George Washington's body guard for a period of five years.  The grave is marked by a simple monument. The Vidette Messenger, Valaparaiso, IN 9-02-1927

Prather - John Prather, 89, a Spanish-American War veteran, died at Veterans' Hospital in Marion Monday.  He had lived in Columbus since 1910 and was one of two Spanish American War veterans living in Bartholomew County.  The surviving veteran is Lynn Fuel, 92, who lives at the Bartholomew County Home. The Vidette Messenger, Valaparaiso, IN 9-02-1927

Rights -  Regina Rights, 76 years old, wife of Lawrence Rights of Hope, and mother of Charles Rights of Indianapolis, died suddenly of paralysis in Hope Tuesday.  She was a native of Bartholomew County and was confirmed in the Hope Moravian Church in infancy. The Indianapolis Star Indianapolis, April 20, 1910

Sparks - Mrs. Lucinda Sparks, 72 years old, a native of Bartholomew county and widow of the late James Sparks is dead at her home here, cancer of the stomach having caused her death.  She was a leading church worker in this city and was the mother of twelve children, ten of whom survive.  The Indianapolis Star, Aug. 13,1923

Stewert -- John L. Stewart, 37, Indianapolis, died in Bartholomew county jail Saturday, where he was being held on a drunken driving charge after a collision Friday.  Coroner Josph Dudding said death apparently was due to an injury received in the crash.  Stewart had refused hospitalization at Seymour, where he was treated after the wreck. The Vidette messenger, Valaparaiso, IN 12-19-1949