Salem (IN) Democrat
December 9, 1898
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NOTE: Due to a malfunction of the reader/printer, the end of this obit was omitted. Williard was variously spelled Willard as noted below.


At her home in Bedford, Sunday night, December 5th, 1898, at twelve o'clock, Mrs. Kate Newland Willard died of uremic poisoning after an illness of three weeks. The news came to us like a shock for the deceased and her sister, Mrs. Laura Caress, were our guests one bright Sabbath day last October and Mrs. Williard seemed unusually cheerful and in the enjoyment of excellent health. Mrs. Willard was the youngest daughter of Dr. Benjamin and Louisa Carry Newland, both deceased, and the sister of Mrs. Laura N. Caress of Bedford. Mrs. Ann Thompson of this city is their aunt. Deceased was married to Hon. James H. Willard, the son of ex-Governor Ashbel P. Willard, and the union was a happy one. In their pleasant home at Bedford...

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