Minerva C. Michael
   In Fremont, Ind. July 28, 1872 of an ulcer of long standing, Mrs. Minerva C. Michael, wife of Joshua Michael aged 38 years, 8 months, and 24 days.
   In the winter of 1865-6, Mrs. Michael’s united with the M. E. Church.  She was a zealous worker in the vineyard of the Lord.  Her delight was ever in the sanctuary.  In her daily life, she lived to the honor and glory of God.  Her afflictions were endured with patience.  The last days of her life were the most happy she had passed.  She died in the triumphs of living faith, leaving a sure testimony of the truth of the religion, which she professed.  She leaves a husband, many relations and friends to mourn her death. 

Steuben Republican   31 July 1872 p.3 c.3