Fred Sams, son of Martha and Daniel Sams, was born April, 29,
1886, in Steuben county and departed this life May 19, 1917, at his home
near Angola, aged 31 years 20 days.
        He was married to Mary McClish July 4, 1908.  To this union was
born one child, Willie, now aged seven.  He spent his entire life in
Jackson and Pleasant townships in Steuben county.  He was a kind friend
and a good neighbor.
        A sister and two brothers have gone before.  He leaves to mourn,
his wife, son, mother, father, brother, Frank of Galion, O., sister,
FLora Abbott, of Jackson township; sister, Maud Berry, of the northern
woods near Newberry, Mich.; brother Earl of near Sturgis; sister, Alberta
Keeley[?] of Manton, Mich., sister Hazel ..orning, of Sturgis, Mich.  He
also leaves three nephews, four nieces and other relatives to mourn.
        Funeral was held May 22, at Silver Lake chapel, and burial at Mt.
Zion Rev. Humfreys officiating.

Submitted By: Joey Pedigo