Lorenzo N. Welker
   The subject of his notice, Lorenzo N. Welker, died at the residence of his father Elder W. N. Welker of Clear Lake Township, Steuben County, Ind. Aug 22, 1872.  His age was 24 years, 1 month and 4 days.  He died in the triumph of the Christian faith, singing the melodious song of Zion, almost to the last moment of life in this world, when his happy spirit winged its way to the higher joys of the celestial world.  His life was the higher type of a Christian.  He was baptized by his father into the fellowship of the Second Alagansee Baptist Church of Branch Co., Michigan in his twelfth year.  He afterward became a constant member of the Clear Lake, Indiana Baptist Church of which he continued to be a worthy and useful member until the day of his death.  * More  

Steuben Republican 5 Sep 1872 p.3 c.3