Death Records 1908
- Henry R. Kolb,
whose wife was Polly F. Graves
youngest daughter of Orrin W. Graves and Achsah
Farley Graves, died
January 10, 1908.
- Mr. John
Millikan one of our oldest
citizens, died January 18, 1908. He was born July 16, 1814
and was age 93. He was editor of the Crown Point Register
for many years who lived in South Bend in 1837 and came to
Crown Point in 1877. One of his great characteristics was
- Mr. Janna S.
Holton, who was born Dec 17, 1822,
died Saturday January 25, 1908. He came to Crown Point in
1844 and was the last of Crown Points earliest merchants. He
was the son of Volney Holton and the body was brought to
Crown Point Cemetery for burial. Mr. Holton leaves three
daughters, thirteen grandchildren and five
- Harold Woods,
only son of Mr. and Mrs. S.B. Woods died of typhoid
pneumonia at Columbus Ohio February 11, 1908. He was
attending school at the University there.
- Mr. Frank Fuller
was killed by the cars at Cedar Lake on the morning of Feb.
- Mrs. Phoebe A.
Brooks, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Nehemiah Hayden, born in Ohio May 15, 1827, died Feb. 21,
1908. She came as a child ten years of age into Lake County,
in 1837, with her parents.
- Ozias W. Clark,
born in Naples, N.Y. Dec 11, 1831, and came to Lake County
as a child in 1837, died Feb. 23, 1908. He was never
- Mr. Almon
Wilkinson died in the home of his
daughter, Mrs. Henry Fry, Sunday March 8, 1908. He was born
in Monroe County, N.Y. April 4, 1820.
- Dr. Groman
of Brunswick died March 8, 1908. He was 84 years old.
- Mr. Noah Bibler
died April 3, 1908. He was nearly 84 years of age and had
been married 62 years. Citizen of Lake County for 55 years.
- Mrs. Abel
Farwell died at the home of her
daughter in St. Joe Mich. April 8, 1908. She was formerly
and came to Hanover Twp in 1836. She was born in the state
of NY Dec. 23, 1825. Burial at Lowell April 10.
- Mrs. Alfred
Edgerton, widow of a pioneer of
1836, died April 12, 1908. She was Jane H. Scritchfield, a
member of one of Lake County's very large families. She
leaves five brothers, five sisters, nine children, twenty-
eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. She was
about 70 years of age.
- Mr. Isaac Bryant
died at Hebron on Wed. April 15, 1908. He was a long
resident at Plum Grove, or near it. He was about 68 years of
- Frank Mann
of Crown Point died April 15, 1908, age 80 years.
- Mr. Moses M.
Esty passed away at the family
home April 22, 1908. Nearly 78 years of age.
- Mrs. Joseph A.
Clark, still in middle age, died
May 19, 1908. A great loss.
- Miss Lucinda Van
Valkenburg died at age 90 years,
on May 20, 1908.
- Mrs. William
Nicholson, formerly Annie
suddenly of paralysis June 17, 1908. Age 61 years.