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Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, February 8, 1893, [p. 1]
SHENANDOAH – Mrs. Emma Ashbaugh, wife of Hiram Ashbaugh, and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Crosby, who has been in Nebraska City taking treatment, died last week and was buried from the Congregational church of this place on Monday.
[Note: Her headstone, shared with other family members, gives her death date as February 4, 1894.]

[BLAIR, J.B.'S INFANT, - 1893]
Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, April 26, 1893, p. 8
PAGE CENTER – Died, April 23, the infant child of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Blair, aged 4 days. They have the sympathy of all their friends.

[BLAIR, VERNIE, - 1894]
Page County Democrat (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, January 25, 1894
YORKTOWN – Died – Little Vernie, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Blair, died Jan. 21st, 1894, aged 2 years [?] months and 14 days. The parents extend heartfelt gratitude for the unbounded help of those who so faithfully stood by them in their hour of affliction.

[BLAIR, VERNIE, - 1894]
Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Friday, January 26, 1894
PAGE CENTER – Vernie, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Blair, formerly of this place, but now of Yorktown, died last Sabbath and was buried Monday. The bereaved family have the sympathy of their many friends in this community.

[BLAIR, VERNIE, - 1894]
Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Friday, January 26, 1894
YORKTOWN – A little three-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Blair died last Sunday evening after much sickness and suffering. The funeral services were held in the church Monday afternoon, Rev. Rambo officiating and the little one was tenderly laid to rest in the cemetery north of this place.

[BLAIR, VERNIE, - 1894]
Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Saturday, January 27, 1894
A three-year-old son of J. B. Blair died of lung fever the 22d inst. at Yorktown and was buried in the Summitt cemetery.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Monday, September 10, 1928, p. 4
Funeral Services Sunday For Another Early Pioneer
Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the Presbyterian church for Mrs. A. S. Bracken, not quite 64 years of age, brought from her late home in DeSoto, Kans., for interment in the family lot of Clarinda cemetery. The pastor, Rev. A. B. Thutt conducted the services, music being furnished by the Presbyterian quartet and organist. The pallbearers were John Douthit, Allen Davison, Ed Davison, Elmer Nelson, Henry Annan and E. U. Smith.
Ida Kennedy was born November 24th, 1864 in Pekin, Ill. When nine years of age she moved with her mother to Hawleyville, residing until 14 years of age, when she moved to Clarinda. Here she attended the public schools and grew to womanhood.
In the year of 1882 she was united in marriage to Albert S. Bracken, and the couple established their home in Clarinda, later moving on a farm about three miles north of Clarinda, later moving two miles east of town where they lived until 1898, when they moved to Kansas City. After residing there for about nineteen years, they moved to a farm near DeSoto, Kansas, where they have since resided. To this union three children were born, namely Pearl T., Ruby, a daughter who passed away when three years and six months of age and Arty.
In early life she united with the Presbyterian Church of Clarinda. After moving to Kansas City, she united with the Presbyterian Church of Westport, Mo., also attending the Baptist Church while living in Kansas City.
Mrs. Bracken was operated upon in the month of July this year and altho everything was done to aid in her recovery she quietly passed away at nine thirty on the eve of September 6th. She was a devoted wife, a loving mother, giving her all in the interests of her family and caring for their welfare above all else in this life.
She leaves to mourn her departure, beside her loving husband, her two sons, four grandchildren, two cousins, one uncle and a great number of friends, both here and in Kansas City and DeSoto, Kansas, who will greatly miss her.
She has erected a monument to her memory in the hearts of her loved ones which will endure, and which will beckon them on to that better home not made with hands.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, April 19, 1893, p. 8
At Rest – Many of our readers will remember Dr. H. [ans] C. Brandt, who for many years made his home here, but who left here about twelve years ago to make his home in Kansas City. Dr. Powers received a letter Monday from a friend in Kansas City stating that Dr. Brandt died April 9 and was buried the next day. Dr. Brandt was a very close friend of Dr. Barrett and from him we gleaned a few facts concerning the deceased. He was born in Norway of wealthy parents and educated in the best schools of the country. He also took a course in the medical college of Paris and was thoroughly equipped for the successful practice of the profession. He served as surgeon in the Danish navy, but left it to come to this country, landing in Ohio in 1834. About two years later he located in Jackson county, Indiana and for many years held a very large practice and accumulated considerable wealth. In 1854 he came to Page county and entered several hundred acres of land and practiced his profession. For several years he divided his time between here and Seymour, Indiana, but finally sold all his real estate here and then located in Kansas City, where he was very successful in his real estate speculations and died leaving quite a large fortune. He was never married, and the nearest relative is a niece living in Chicago. Dr. Barrett says that he was one of the most competent surgeons and physicians he has ever known and although he was peculiar, even eccentric, he was a true friend, honest and sympathetic.

Page County Democrat (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, May 4, 1893, p. 5
The sad news came to this city last week of the death of Dr. H. [ans] C. Brandt, at his home in Kansas City. The Doctor was a resident of this city for a long time, owning large tracts of land in the county and was greatly admired by all who knew him. He was a competent physician and a good man. His death will be regretted by all.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, March 1, 1893, p. 5
Died – On Wednesday, Feb. 22, 1893, Nettie V., daughter of Morgan Burwell. Deceased was aged 21 years, 5 months and 22 days and had long been troubled with an affection of the lungs. In the absence of Dr. Smith, the funeral services were conducted by Rev. I. C. Rankin at the Presbyterian church. This is the third death in the family within the past three years. The bereaved father and other relatives have the sympathy of the entire community in their sad loss.
[Note: Her first name is spelled Nellie on her headstone.]

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, May 31, 1893, p. 5
Obituary – The funeral services of Jonathan Chiles were held at the family residence five miles north of Clarinda, yesterday at 10 o'clock. They were conducted by Rev. Bowie of the Baptist church, assisted by Rev. Morrison of the Christian church. The remains were laid to rest in the city cemetery. The deceased had been a constant sufferer for the last five years and for seven months has been confined to his bed. He died fully believing in the Christian religion and expressed himself as resigned to the will of his Savior and ready to meet him. He retained to a remarkable degree his mental powers until the last. He was born in Preston county, Va., Sept. 17, 1813, and emigrated to Ohio, where he lived the remainder of his life, except the last few years, which were spent in Page county. He always took great interest in politics and voted at every national election until the last, when he was unable to go to the polls. He was a consistent member of the Baptist church for more than 50 years. He married Margaret Cress and by their marriage raised a family of eight children, seven of whom are yet living. All were present at his dying bedside except a daughter, who was unable to get here.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Friday, May 10, 1895, p. 5
Mrs. Jonathan Chiles died at the home of her son, John Chiles, east of the square, yesterday afternoon at 4:30 o'clock, aged 67 years, 1 month and 24 days. The funeral will occur from the home at 10 o'clock tomorrow morning, conducted by Rev. Compton of the Baptist church. The cause of her death was consumption, from which she has been suffering for several years. Her husband died two years ago, and she is survived by six children, S. [ylvester] P. [uritan], Jacob, David and John, and Misses Maggie and Jennie, living in Clarinda and Mattie, now married and living in Ohio. Mrs. Chiles lived on the farm north of town until this spring when she moved to town to make her home with her son. She was a member of the Baptist church and has been for years an exemplary Christian. She has a large circle of relatives and acquaintances who deeply mourn her loss.

Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Friday, May 17, 1895, p. 4
Another family has sustained the loss of a good mother and a wide circle of friends mourns the death of a noble woman. Mrs. Margaret Chiles passed away at her home in this city Thursday afternoon of last week, age 67 years, 1 month and 24 days. She was afflicted with a form of lung trouble. Her last illness was of about ten days duration.
The funeral was held at the late residence of Mrs. Chiles at 10 o'clock last Saturday morning. The services were conducted by Rev. L. F. Compton, pastor of the First Baptist church. The music was by a male quartet, Messrs. W. Rainey Bennett, H. R. Spry, A. F. Galloway and John Keener. The pallbearers were Messrs. A. H. Wilson, J. H. Smith, S. E. Hall, J. K. Breese, W. T. Pennington and Alfred Armagost.
The maiden name of the late Mrs. Chiles was Margaret Cress. She was born in 1828 in Preston county, Va., now a part of West Virginia. She was married in 1846 in her native county, to Jonathan Chiles. The family moved in 1863 to Muskingum county, O., and in 1887 to Page county, Ia., where they located on a farm four miles north of Clarinda. Seven children survive, as follows: Mrs. Martha Chandler of Cambridge, O.; J. [acob] S. [cott] Chiles, S. [ylvester] P. [uritan] Chiles, D.[avid] H. [amilton] Chiles, Margaret Chiles, Jennie Chiles and John Chiles, all but Mrs. Chandler residing here.
The father died on the farm May 28, 1893 and was buried Decoration Day of that year. Last winter the widowed mother removed to this city and made her home with her son John, the youngest of the family.
The late Mrs. Chiles had been a member of the Baptist church for fifty-three years.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, January 25, 1893, p. 8
Obituary – Mary Evans Clark died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Martha Clark, of this city, of paralysis, aged 83 years, 6 months and 24 days.
She was born June 25th, 1809; was married to Lebbens [Lebbeus]  Clark in Washington Co., Pa., Dec. 27th,1827, and died Jan. 19th, 1893.
Ten children called her "mother," all of whom lived to become men and women.
In 1884 her husband died, the first death in the family, since which, one of the children has also passed into the unknown. Four sons and five daughters still survive, although widely scattered.
She made a profession of religion early in life and was, with her husband, for many years a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, in whose communion she died.
They came to Iowa in 1860 and made their home at Mr. Hamill's in Lee county, until Mr. Clark's death. She has made her home with her daughter in this city since last March.
Jan. 3d she suffered a stroke of paralysis which left her right side paralyzed. Gradually the disease made deeper inroads until the night of the 19th when the soul took its flight.
Her son Isaac, of York, Neb., has been in constant attendance, helping to care for her.
Age and its consequent infirmities had deprived her of strength sufficient to go about and her life became as simple and dependent as a child's.
She never lost her interest in her children, or her Savior and cherished her affection for them and her faith in Him, to the very last.
Friday afternoon the funeral services were held at the home, after which they were born eastward to lie by the side of him with whom she had lived for more than half a century, in the quiet churchyard at Sharon Church.
In the absence of the pastor, Rev. R. R. Westcott officiated, the services being simple but impressive.
Many kind friends aided in the last illness and their loving offers are held in tender memory.
  "She sleeps in Jesus."       T. C. S.

[COBURN, A. W., - 1893]
Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, April 19, 1893, p. 5
SHENANDOAH – Mr. A. W. Coburn died last Friday evening at his home in East Shenandoah. He had been sick a long time and, we understand, was nearly 90 years old.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, March 1, 1893, p. 8
BRADDYVILLE – Frank Damon's child died on the 23d. Drs. Cokenower of Clarinda and Williams of Braddyville were in consultation with the family physician, Dr. Large, but to no avail. The little sufferer has gone to rest.

Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, December 28, 1911, p. 2
PAGE CENTER – Mrs. John Dunn, formerly of this place, died at her home at New Market, Dec. 21, 1911. The funeral was held at New Market and the remains were laid to rest in the Summit cemetery. She leaves to mourn their loss her husband and four children.

Clarinda Herald Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Monday, May 22, 1933, p. 3
J. W. Dunn – John W. [illiam] Dunn passed away at his home, 365 East Monterey Ave., Pomona, Calif., at 6:15 a. m. May 11, 1933, at the age of 77 years, 8 months and 12 days, after three weeks' illness.
Mr. Dunn was born in Knox county, Ohio, Aug. 29, 1855. When 5 years old he came with his parents, Nathan and Lydia Dunn, to Iowa, settling on a farm near Hawleyville where he grew to manhood. On Feb. 18, 1877, he was married to Alice S. Casteel. To this union six children were born, Clida and Maude preceding him in death. The four surviving children are Wesley, Perry and Roscoe, all of Conway, and Mrs. Grace Boyer of Sharpsburg, Ia. He leaves one brother, Martin Dunn of Mankato, Kans. six grandchildren and one great grandchild.
His first wife passed away Dec. 21, 1911.
On Sept. 16, 1914, he was married to Miss Julia E. Wise. On account of failing health, he moved to California in 1917, where he resided until his death. He was a member of the First Methodist Episcopal church and lived a true Christian life, was a kind father, loving husband and good neighbor. In his last sickness all that the loving hands of a devoted wife and kind neighbors could do was done for him.
Funeral services were held at the Todd & Reeves funeral parlors at Pomona, Saturday, May 13, 1933. The body was shipped and consigned to the Pruitt funeral parlors at Clarinda, Ia., accompanied by a brother of the widow who was unable to attend. The elaborate floral offerings testified to the esteem in which he was held.
The funeral services at Clarinda were conducted by Rev. W. H. Meredith, pastor of the Methodist church, at the Pruitt funeral home last Friday afternoon and burial was in Summit cemetery north of Yorktown.

[DUNN, MAUDIE, 1890 – 1893]
Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, April 26, 1893, p. 8
PAGE CENTER – Died, April 24, a little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dunn. She was taken sick with scarlet fever Saturday evening and lived until Monday. The bereaved family have the sympathy of their many friends and neighbors.

[DUNN, MAUDIE, 1890 – 1893]
Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, June 28, 1893, p. 5
PAGE CENTER - Rev. Buckner will preach the funeral sermon of Mr. and Mrs. Dunn's little child, who died with scarlet fever some time ago, on Sunday, July 9, at the M. E. church at 3 p. m.

[DUNN, MAUDIE, 1890 – 1893]
Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, July 5, 1893, p. 5
Rev. Buckner of College Springs has been called to deliver a funeral discourse over the death of the little child of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Dunn's which occurred some time ago near Page Center. The services will be conducted in the M. E. church at that place next Sunday at 3 p. m.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, May 31, 1893, p. 8
Sam Earhart, a young man residing north of College Springs, died Wednesday of last week, of bilious fever and erysipelas. His remains were laid to rest in the beautiful cemetery at College Springs.
Harry Henderson and Josh Earhart, who were home attending the funeral of their brother, have returned to their homes in Nebraska. Their mother is very ill at her home near College Springs.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, May 31, 1893, p. 8
PAGE CENTER - Samuel A. Earhart died Wednesday, May 24, aged 19 years, 1 month, 9 days. He started to school at Indianola last September and about two months ago came home sick with erysipelas. He gradually grew worse until his death, which occurred very unexpectedly to the family. He joined the M. E. church about three years ago and was a very earnest Christian worker.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, June 7, 1893
Died. At the home of his brother, one half miles west of Page Center, Iowa, May 24, at 3:40 p. m., of Erysipelas, Samuel A., son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Earhart.
The deceased was born near College Springs, Ia., April 15, 1874 and lived there all his life. He was converted while in his 16th year and united with the M. E. Church of College Springs. Those who witnessed the conversion and have known him since never had occasion to doubt his sincerity. He was ever an earnest and consistent Christian. When once convinced of right and duty, he was never known to swerve. He lived a life of faith and prayer and was true to his convictions, no matter what the opposition. He intended to be a minister of the gospel. His heart was in the missionary work and he longed for the time to come when he might be able to carry the Gospel of light and liberty to those who are in heathenish darkness. In order to prepare himself for active Christian service he entered Simpson College last September but was only permitted to attend school about six months.
April 5, he took down with a severe attack of erysipelas, but with good care, was soon able to be about. April 15, he returned to Page Center and his health steadily improved for about 3 weeks, then he took down with a fever that was not considered at all dangerous. He was just recovering from this when the erysipelas set in and he died in a few hours.
He bore his trials with great resignation. When asked if he thought he would get over his sickness he replied, "I don't know. If it is the Lord's will for me to die, I am ready. If he wants me to get well it is all right."
The family miss the loved one and feel that there is a vacancy in their heart and home which cannot be filled, but God's grace is sufficient for them, and they can take comfort in the thought that just over the river he is waiting for them.
"When we all meet at home in the morning,
On the shore of that bright crystal sea,
With the loved ones who long have been waiting,
What a meeting indeed that will be!"

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, January 25, 1893, p. 8
Obituary – Mrs. P. [eachy] F. [rances] Edmonds died at her home north of Clarinda, on Friday morning, Jan. 20th. She suffered an attack of la grippe some two years since and never fully recovered from that capacious disease. Her last illness was only of ten days duration, when she passed from earth to the glorious spiritual realm beyond.
Mrs. Edmond's maiden name was Sampson. She was born in Green county, Virginia in 1833. She moved to Clay county, Indiana, in 1849, where she was married to Alphonso Edmonds, Sept. 28th1856. In October 1856 she moved with her husband to Page Co., Iowa.
The funeral was largely attended and held in the Universalist church of which she was a member. The church not having a pastor at present, the exercises were conducted by Rev. E. W. McDade, pastor of the M. E. church. The choir sang "Rock of Ages" after which Rev. McDade offered a peculiarly eloquent and touching prayer. A quartette of male singers then sang a beautiful anthem, "Not Dead but Sleeping." Mr. McDade preached an impressive discourse which was listened to with rapt attention. The choir sang "Nearer My God to Thee," and the friends and relatives took a last loving view of the body of the deceased. The interment was in the Clarinda cemetery.
Mrs. Edmonds was a devoted wife, an affectionate mother, and an upright and true friend and neighbor. Today she is with Christ in Paradise. 

[ENNIS, DORA, - 1893]
Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, February 15, 1893, [p. 1]
COLLEGE SPRINGS - Last Friday the remains of Mrs. Ennis' daughter, Dora, were laid to rest in our little cemetery last week.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, March 8, 1893, p. 8
COLLEGE SPRINGS - DIED – Friday morning at 5 o'clock, March 3, Annie Smith Farquhar, at her home two miles south of town. The funeral service was held at U. P. church Saturday at 2 o'clock and remains were interred in south cemetery. A large number of friends were present to pay their last respects to deceased. Annie Smith was born in Aberdeen Shire, Scotland, Jan. 1, 1833, was married to Patrick Farquhar in 1854 and started at once to seek a home in the United States. They landed in Urbana, Ohio and lived eleven years. Arrived at Clarinda in 1865 and soon afterwards bought the present farm south [of] College Springs. Mr. F. died in 1873—just twenty years ago this month—leaving Mrs. F. with a family of five sons, William, Samuel, John, George and Joseph and one daughter, Aggie. The boys are all married and live in this vicinity except the youngest who, with his sister, will remain on the home place. The deceased was a woman of strong character and although left a widow with a large family who were at the most critical age to manage, she set them such an example and brought them up to be good citizens, good church members and workers and a blessing to the community. All are members of the U. P. church at College Springs. Mrs. F. has been ailing for some time and took a trip to Scotland last summer. She passed away in a peaceful sleep—without a sigh, without a pain. Early in life she gave her heart to the Saviour, joined the U. P. church and has lived a consistent Christian life. At the last she expressed a wish that she might have the pleasure of meeting all her friends in Heaven. "Blessed are the dead that die in the Lord."

[FARQUHAR, JOHN, 1859 – 1950]
Clarinda Herald Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, October 5, 1950, [p. 1]
Services Thursday For Amity Pioneer
John Farquhar Died Monday At Nearly 91 Years of Age
Funeral services were held at the United Presbyterian church in College Springs this Thursday afternoon for John Farquhar who died at his farm home near there Monday. The pioneer farmer would have been 91 years old October 18.
Farquhar was active in church and community affairs and had been a school director for many years. He had lived on the same farmstead since 1892 when he purchased it shortly after he married.
His parents were born in Aberdeen, Scotland and migrated to the United States when newlyweds. John Farquhar was born at Urbana, Ohio and accompanied his parents down the Ohio river and up the Missouri river to Glenwood when a small boy. From Glenwood, the family came to the College Springs vicinity in a covered wagon. They first lived in a log cabin on the present Joe Farquhar farm, occupied by Tom Runyan.
Surviving are six children, four sons and two daughters. The sons are George, Paul, Lisle and Perry, all of whom farm in the vicinity immediately adjoining the old homestead. The daughters are Mrs. Sam Allen of Coin and Mrs. Nelle Patterson of Portland, Ore.
The services were conducted by the Rev A A Kelsey, pastor of the College Springs U P church. Burial was in the Maple Hill cemetery there.
Pallbearers were N J Christensen, Charlie Whipp, Ray Loudon, Fred Stimson, Charles Whigham and Will Slough. A College Springs quartet composed of H D Hill, W C McLean, Arthur Kenagy and Joe McKinley furnished music accompanied at the piano by Lenna Johnson. Flowers were cared for by Mrs Clem Yates, Mrs E C Vaughn and Mrs Charles Davidson. Ushers were Roy Duncan and Fred McIntyre.

[FARQUHAR, JOHN, 1859 – 1950]
Clarinda Herald Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Monday, October 23, 1950, p. 5
John Farquhar was the son of Patrick and Ann Smith Farquhar. He was born in Urbana, Ohio, on October 18, 1859, and died October 2, 1950. He came with his parents from Ohio to Clarinda, Iowa, at the age of four years and in about two years moved to the farm south of College Springs which his parents had bought. When John was thirteen his father died.
On February 19, 1885, John was married to Martha Elizabeth McCullough, who preceded him in death on Dec 4, 1941. They made their first home two miles west of College Springs on what is now part of the Newell Christensen farm. They lived there eight years and in 1893 moved to the farm a mile west.
To John and Elizabeth Farquhar were born six children: George P [atrick], Paul, Lisle and Perry, of College Springs, Mrs. J Boyd Patterson, of Portland, Ore, and Mrs. Sam J. Allen, of Coin Iowa. All of his children, 15 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and one brother, J [oseph] C [harles] Farquhar, of College Springs, survive.
He became a member of the United Presbyterian church of College Springs early in life and retained his membership there until his death.
Rev A A Kelsey conducted the funeral service in College Springs United Presbyterian church Oct 5. Burial was in Maple Hill cemetery. Pall Bearers were N J Christensen, Charles Whipp, Ray Loudon, Fred Stimson, Charles Whigham, and Will Slough.

[FARQUHAR, SAMUEL, 1857 - 1907]
Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Tuesday, December 17, 1907, p. 4
COLLEGE SPRINGS – We are sorry to record the death of one of our former most highly esteemed citizens, Samuel Farquhar, who died at his home in Tarkio last Saturday morning at 5 o'clock with that dread disease, diabetes. Mr. Farquhar grew to manhood in the vicinity of College Springs and always identified himself with very movement which had for its object the betterment of society, socially, religiously and politically. He leaves a wife, son and daughter besides a host of relatives to mourn their loss. Mr. Farquhar was in his fifty-first year.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, March 1, 1893, p. 4
Obituary – Mrs. Elizabeth Boyd Forseman [Foresman] was born in Clinton County, Pa., July 16, 1821 and died in Clarinda, Iowa, Feb. 24, 1893, aged 71 years, 7 months and 14 days.
The first half of her life she spent in the county of her birth. She then came to Illinois where she lived till 1885 [?]. After the death of her husband she made her home with her daughters in Kansas and Iowa.
She was married to Arthur Forseman [Foresman] in 1844, who died 12 years ago. Eight children blessed their home, of whom five remain to mourn her loss.
She first united with the Free Baptist church of Prairie City, Ill., 25 years ago. She afterwards united with the Congregational church of Wichita, Kan., because of convenience, but after making her home with her daughter, Mrs. A. [lfred] F. [ranklin] Beal of this city, she became a member of the Presbyterian church, in whose communion she died.
She lived the life of a Christian and exhibited a Christian's courage in facing death without fear. Rather, she welcomed him as a messenger to summon her to the Savior whom she had learned to love, in whose keeping she had placed her soul.
Funeral services were held at Mrs. Beal's residence, Sabbath, Feb. 26, at 2:30 p. m., Rev. T. C. Smith, her pastor, officiating and addressing the friends and family from Rev. 22: 1-5
The body was laid to rest in our beautiful cemetery, to await the resurrection on the last day. "She is not dead but sleepeth."

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, May 24, 1893, p. 12
COIN – Mr. Foster, father of C. [harles] S. [umner] Foster and Mrs. W. [illiam] P. [lumer] Love, died on last Friday night was buried in the Coin cemetery Sunday. The funeral discourse was preached by his pastor, Rev. W. R. Grey, at the United Presbyterian Church. There was a large attendance of the friends of the deceased. He was 73 years of age.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, February 1, 1893, [p. 1]
BRADDYVILLE – Mrs. James Fowler died on the 26th and was buried on the 28th, Rev. Maine conducting the services.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, June 28, 1893, p. 5
BRADDYVILLE – James Fowler received a telegram stating that his infant child was very sick. He went immediately and on the 27th L. C. Lawrence received a telegram to have a grave prepared for the little one beside its mother here.

Clarinda Herald Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, March 27, 1980, p. 8
Graveside service for Mildred Garton
  Graveside services for former Clarinda resident Mrs Dewey (Mildred) Saum Garton, 83, will be held this Friday at the Clarinda cemetery at 1:30 pm following a 10 am funeral service in Lincoln, Ne.
Mrs Garton died Wednesday [Mar 26] in Lincoln, at the home of her daughter, Mrs Pat Bott.
Mrs Garton was born in Clarinda, Oct 4, 1896 and was raised here. She moved to Lincoln in 1942.
She is survived by her daughter, four grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Hodgman Funeral Home in Lincoln is in charge of arrangements. 

Lincoln Journal Star (Lincoln, Nebraska), Thursday, March 27, 1980, p. 40
GARTON- Mildred V., 83, 601 S. 33rd St., died Wednesday, Lincoln resident 36 years. Member St. Paul's United Methodist Church. Survivors: daughter, Mrs. Pat Bott, Lincoln; four grandchildren; three great grandchildren.
Services: 10 a. m. Friday, Hodgman-Splain-Roberts Chapel, 4040 A St. Michael Bott. Graveside service: 1:30 p. m. Friday, Clarinda Cemetery, Clarinda, Iowa.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, May 24, 1893, p. 5
Mrs. C. [ornelius] T. [enbrock] Haskins died Saturday at Lathrop, Mo., and was buried Monday at Clarinda [Chariton]. The lady is well and favorably known at Clarinda and a sister of Mrs. J. Butler and Mrs. Ward.

Page County Democrat (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, May 25, 1893, p. 8
Mrs. C. [ornelius T. [enbrock] Haskins died at her home in Lathrop, Mo., Sunday, May 21, 1893 and her remains were taken to Chariton for interment. She was a daughter of Judge Simonton of this city, where she has many relatives and friends who knew her years ago.

Chariton Herald (Chariton, Iowa), Thursday, May 25, 1893
DIED - At her home in Lathrop, Mo., Saturday evening, May 20, 1893, at 8:20 o'clock, of quick consumption, Mrs. Sue C. Haskins, wife of Major C. [ornelius] T. [enbrock] Haskins, aged 53 years.
Deceased was born in Indiana and was married 30 years ago to the husband who now mourns the loss of a loving and kind companion.
After moving from Chariton about two and a half years ago, the family located at Osceola and subsequently at Lathrop where Mr. H. has a fine lumber yard. Mrs. Haskins spent several months in California, where she gained health and strength for a time, but her wearied constitution finally gave way and her spirit was called home.
The remains arrived in Chariton Monday evening and were conveyed to the Presbyterian Church, where her former pastor, Rev. Atwood, delivered a few appropriate remarks. The remains were laid to rest by the side of her daughter, Nell, in the Chariton cemetery, followed by a large concourse of friends.

Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Friday, January 28, 1898, p. 8
Charles H. Hinman, an old resident of Page county, died yesterday morning at his home in this city. He had been feeble for a long time. He was an ex-Union soldier and an excellent citizen. The funeral was held this afternoon at the house, conducted by the Grand Army. He leaves a widow, two daughters, Mrs. W. W. Welch and Mrs. C. F. Lueder, in this city, and a son, Roy Hinman of Omaha.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Tuesday, February 1, 1898, p. 3
Roy Hinman returned to Omaha Monday from attending his father's funeral.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Monday, September 10, 1928, [p. 1], 4
End Came to Two Early Residents of Hawleyville
Final Summons for Mrs. C. J. Hinman and Mrs. A. S. Bracken. Lived Here Over 50 Years
"Earth to earth and dust to dust" were the words pronounced Sunday at Clarinda cemetery for two former Page county residents, Mrs. C. J. Hinman and Mrs. A. S. Bracken, whose early days were spent in Hawleyville; at the time that was quite a village and Clarinda was just starting. Mrs. Hinman came to Hawleyville 72 years ago, Mrs. Bracken 50 years ago. Both later moved to Clarinda.
Mrs. Hinman passed away Sept. 8th in Omaha, where she has been making her home, the remains being brought to the Pruitt mortuary in Clarinda, where services were held early Sunday afternoon, conducted by her Methodist pastor, Dr. David J. Shenton and attended by many who have known "grandma" Hinman for so many years and learned to love her. Those who helped to carry the casket to its last resting place in Clarinda cemetery were J. Ren Lee, Warren Stevens, Wm. E. Short, Orville Greene, Wilbur Day and Forney Ammons. Music was furnished by Mrs. Vera Slocum and Margaret Tomlinson.
Mrs. Hinman fittingly represented our early pioneers in this country, her maiden name being Cornelia Jane Wikel, born April 28th, 1836 in Amanda, Ohio, her parents before that having moved from Pennsylvania. When the little girl was thirteen years of age the family again moved westward, this time to Illinois, making the long journey by water, on the canal to Cincinnati, then down the Ohio river to where it joins the Mississippi and up the Mississippi to the Illinois River, then up the Illinois River to Peoria, where her father engaged in his trade of cabinet making until his death.
In County 75 Years
Sept. 21st, 1856 she was married to Charles S. Hinman, the young couple starting a few days later for Iowa, settling in Hawleyville. Eleven people formed the party in this overland trip, two coming ahead in a single buggy to make arrangements for reception of the others, who followed in the double carriage with wagons and teamsters bringing the household furniture that were deemed necessary to the early pioneers of 72 years ago. Eleven days were required to make the trip. One night they stopped at a small farm house that had only one bed; but were invited to accept what hospitality the place had to offer, the party sleeping on the floor of one room, rolling up in their blankets, for the night was cool. The sleepers reached from one end of the room to the other. Charles S. Hinman and his bride built them a one room cabin on a claim they took up from the government; but tiring from the howling of the wolves, moved back to Hawleyville, later buying a farm nearby and building a small house there. In those early days sociability often consisted of having a neighborhood dance, taking out the bed and stove from the house and having a fiddle for music; the party replacing the bed and stove before leaving for home. One baby boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Hinman there, did not live; a daughter, Hattie May, coming to gladden the home Oct. 5th, 1858. In 1860 Mr. Hinman went to Pikes Peak to engage in mining but had an accident and returned to Hawleyville. In the early days of the Civil War, Mr. Hinman answered the call of his country, serving with the 11th Mo. Cavalry for three years and rising to 2nd lieutenant. After the war they took up life again on the little Hawleyville farm, the first daughter passing away there, but the home was blessed with the advent of another daughter, Minnie Bell, in 1864, in 1867 another daughter, Annie Wikel Hinman, and in 1872 a son, Royal Grandison Hinman.
In 1872 the family left Hawleyville, moving to the then thriving town of Clarinda, Grandma Hinman having thus lived here 52 years. One daughter is living, Mrs. Charles Lueder of Cherokee, also the son Roy of Omaha. For many years Mrs. Hinman has lived at her little home, corner S. 16th Street and Grant, Clarinda, a good neighbor and loved by all who knew her, until just a few months ago, when she was not able longer to live alone. She fitly represents the early pioneers who are just passing off the stage.

Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Monday, September 10, 1928, p. 6
Mrs. C. J. Hinman – Mrs. C. [ornelia] J. [ane] Hinman, known to all of Clarinda as Grandma Hinman, died in Omaha Thursday night. She had been in failing health for some time. She was 92 years of age and one of Page county's early pioneers, coming to Hawleyville in the fifties.
She was brought to Clarinda for burial. The funeral was held yesterday afternoon at the Pruitt Mortuary, Rev. D. J. Shenton officiating. Mrs. Jack Slocum sang, accompanied by Miss Margaret Tomlinson.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, February 22, 1893, p. 8
COLLEGE SPRINGS - Mrs. J. H. Hunter was called away from this life Monday evening, Feb. 13, 1893, at 7 o'clock. She was 54 years, 3 months and 11 days old. The funeral services were held in the U. P. church, of which she was a member, on Friday at 11 o'clock and her remains laid away in the College Springs cemetery. Elizabeth Jane Henderson was born Nov. 4th, 1838, in Gibson county, Ind. She went with her parents to Illinois where she was united in marriage to J. H. Hunter, April 20, 1858. She united with the Social Reformed church when she was quite young and afterwards united with the United Presbyterian church of which she has been a member until her death. Mrs. Hunter has been an invalid for years and a great sufferer but under it all she bore her cross for the master's sake and through trial and troubles she sustained faith in God and served her Saviour which she loved. Mrs. Hunter was a true Christian and showed by her life that the religion of Christ, which she cherished, was a reality. She leaves an aged husband, one son and one daughter, a sister and four brothers to mourn her loss, besides many friends and acquaintances. They have the sincere sympathy of the entire community and may God sustain and comfort them in this the hour of their great bereavement.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, June 7, 1893, p. 8
The spirit of Mrs. Kelly, wife of R. [obert] V. Kelly, well known throughout this part of the county, took its flight from this earth. Mrs. Kelly was born in Harrison county, O., on the 13th of February 1835. February 4, 1868, she was married to Mr. Kelly, having previously been married on March 5, 1857, by which marriage she had two children, George and Laura, only one of whom, George, survives her, Laura having preceded her to the better land. By her union with Mr. Kelly she bore two children, John and Eliza, one of whom, John, is deceased. She came to Iowa in 1861, where Mr. Kelly first met her. After their marriage they moved to Taylor county, where they have been living until they came to Clarinda, four years ago. She was taken sick March 1 and her suffering was not relieved until June 1. Her trouble was inflammation of the stomach and bowels and of such a nature that no medicine seemed to do her any good. Her long illness gradually wore her out until her wasted body could no longer hold the lingering spark of life and she peacefully fell to sleep.
Deceased was a member of the M. E. Church of Clarinda, Iowa, was a consistent and earnest Christian and was loved and honored by all who knew her. She had earned her reward and could cheerfully obey the call of her Master to "come up higher."

The funeral services were conducted Saturday morning at ten o'clock by Rev. E. W. McDade.

Page County Democrat (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, June 8, 1893
Died. --Mrs R. [obert] V. Kelly departed this life, Thursday, June 1st, after a long and severe sickness. In her relations with Clarinda people since her arrival here four or five years ago she has won a large circle of friends who with the bereaved husband and daughter, deeply mourn her loss. She was an active Christian and throughout her entire sickness maintained that spirit of faith in a heaven and a home in that great future that is to come that only such as she can. She was laid to rest in the city cemetery Saturday. 

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, March 29, 1893, p. 5
Obituary – Martha Ann Landers was born March 17, 1831, in Clinton county, Mo., and was married to C. [alvin] Landers in Andrew county, Mo., March 22, 1850, at the age of 19 and with her husband removed to Clarinda in 1856, residing here until 1879, at which time the family removed to Loup City, Neb., where she died after a brief illness on last Saturday morning, March 25th, after a married companionship of 43 years.
In her early day she joined the Baptist church and for some years was a member thereto. She embraced the larger faith of Universalism and for a long term of years was a consistent and devoted member of the church of this city.
There were eight children born to them. Five have preceded her to the realms above. Three are living, one son, James, and two daughters, Mrs. John Wall and Mrs. P. W. Rounds, all residing in Arcadia, Neb. All were at her bedside when she departed to the home of light and glory. She conversed calmly about her departure and requested to be buried in this city beside her oldest and youngest children, and among scenes and friends which for so many years she loved so well. A good woman has gone, yet she speaks truly. Her children can rise up and call her blessed.
The services were held Monday, March 27th, at 2 p. m. and were conducted by Rev. W. W. Merritt of Red Oak, whose privilege it was to have known her for more than a quarter of a century and took part in the services by her request. Rev. J. E. Keys of Marshalltown, Iowa, added comfort and consolation by his [?] remarks.

[LAW, RUSSELL L., 1891 - 1893]
Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, May 31, 1893, p. 5
Deceased – Last Thursday morning, May 25, at 12:30 o'clock, Russell, the little two-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Law, died at their residence in west Clarinda. The funeral services were held at the house at 4 o'clock the same afternoon, conducted by Rev. T. C. Smith. 

[LESLIE, JOHN R., 1839 – 1893]
Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, February 8, 1893, p. 8
Dead – J. [ohn] R. Leslie, ex-Clerk of Page county, is dead and will be buried at Blanchard today.

[LESLIE, JOHN R., 1839 – 1893]
Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, February 15, 1893, p. 5
Obituary – J. [ohn] R. Leslie was born in Preble Co., Ohio, January 9, 1839. Died February 6th, 1893, at Tallapoosa, Georgia of Bright's disease.
He served 3 years in the army, being a member of the 83 Illinois Volunteers; came to Page county, Iowa, in 1874, was married to Miss Kate Hart in 1876, who died two years later, leaving one son, Melville, who has since made his home with C. S. Hart, his grandfather. Mr. Leslie was married in 1880 to Miss Sarah Parrot who with 4 children survives him. He was Clerk of Page county from '84 to '88.
The remains were brought to Blanchard February 8th and interred in the Blanchard cemetery with G. A. R. honors. Rev. T. C. Smith of the Presbyterian church of Clarinda, his former pastor, preached the funeral sermon. – Gazette.

[LISLE, JOSEPH, 1818 – 1893]
Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, February 1, 1893, p. 5
AT REST – Mr. and Mrs. C. [harles] A. [lbert] Lisle were called to Linden, Iowa, last Sunday by the announcement that his aged father was rapidly sinking and could not be expected to live a day or two at most, A telegram came Tuesday afternoon stating that his father died at 1 o'clock. Mr. Lisle was quite aged and had been ill for quite a number of months before death came to his relief.

LISLE, JOSEPH, 1818 – 1893]
Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, February 15, 1893, p. 4
Obituary of Father Lisle (From the Panora Vedette)
Joseph Lisle was born in Belmont county, Ohio, March 15, 1818 and died at his home on a farm near Linden, Iowa, Jan. 31, 1893.
There were four brothers and one sister, he being the third one of the children. His father died when he was six years old and the care of the little ones was left to the mother who remained a widow throughout a long and eventful life, during which she managed a large business with marked skill and ability. Grandmother Lisle lived to a very old age, having seen all of her children settled and with interesting families around them. Two of the sons, George and Henry, are physicians and live at Chetopa, Kansas. John has always been a farmer and lives near Perry, Iowa. James, the youngest son, died in 1860 and Mary, the sister, died about 1856. The mother being a member of the Quaker church, the children had birth right memberships and were taught in that faith.
In 1839 the subject of this sketch married Mary Evans, outside of the Quaker church and so lost his membership. Soon after his marriage he, with his wife, joined the Methodist church, of which he continued a member to the time of his death.
He lived with his family on different farms in Belmont county, Ohio, until the spring of 1861, when he moved to Guthrie county, first settling on the Middle Coon river, about twelve miles above Panora. In 1865 he moved to the farm upon which he died. There were nine children born to Joseph and Mary Lisle, in order of their births as follows: John E., a farmer, died Feb. 16, 1891. James, a minister of the Methodist church, now stationed at Indianola, Nebraska. Emma died of diptheria in 1860. Charlie A. [lbert], editor and proprietor of the Herald, published at Clarinda, Iowa. Jennie died of typhoid fever in 1868. Sarah M. died of scarlet fever in 1856. Thomas, a farmer living near Panora. Hugh M., farmer living on the home farm and Mary P., wife of Russell Laubach, a farmer living near Linden, Iowa.
Father Lisle was a zealous church worker and held official relations for forty years or more and his home was always the home of the itinerate minister. He was always deeply interested in public and political affairs and never missed casting his vote at state or national elections. He lived the consistent life of the religion he enjoyed and his influence with his family and neighbors was never impaired by hasty or inconsiderate language or acts.
His life was a daily sermon of great power and influence.
He was naturally a man of great physical power and strong constitution, but the exposure and worry of his frontier life told on him to such an extent as to seriously impair his health several years ago. During all the years of his declining vigor he maintained his natural genial and pleasant disposition and enjoyed the association of friends. Although it would not have surprised his family to have been summoned to his death bed at any time during the past thirteen years, yet when his final call came it was a severe shock. The day he died his four sons were with him and upon the request of their mother, sat down at the old family table with her to eat dinner. This was the first time in more than twenty years that the four brothers had been together. Within a very few minutes after the meal was finished the spirit of the loved husband and father took its flight to a better land.
At the funeral the four sons, the son-in-law and a grandson served as pallbearers and carried the remains of the father, who had done so much for them, to their final resting place.
Funeral services were held in the M. E. church at Linden, Rev. Shinn officiating.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, March 29, 1893, p. 5
Obituary – Elizabeth Lymer, daughter of Benjamin and Hannah Jaquis[s], was born in Louyton[Longton], England, July 11, 1818 and died at her home in College Springs [words missing] month and 27 days. The funeral services were conducted at her house by the writer, March 10. The remains were laid in the College Springs cemetery to await the resurrection morn.
Miss Lymer was married to John Lymer in England April 10, 1843, after which she came with her husband to America, at a time when it took seven weeks to cross the ocean. They settled in Mercer county, Pa., where they lived for 24 years. Here all her children were born, three of which died in infancy and five lived to manhood and womanhood. Her husband died Feb. 5, 1869 and in 1876 she came to College Springs, Page Co., Ia., where she lived until the time of her death. Her daughter, Mary, died in Nov. 1876, but the other four children are still living, and were all present at the funeral. Her son, Dr. R. [ichard] H. [enry] Lymer, served in the late war. He went to his mother in '61 and told her he thought he ought to go in defense of his country; though he was a boy of only 17 years, she bade him go, with her blessing, thinking the cause worthy. Dr. Lymer practiced medicine in College Springs and vicinity with marked success. He is now employed as receiver in the City National Bank at Hastings, Neb. His family still lives in College Springs.
Her youngest son, Rev. E. [lmer] E. [llsworth] Lymer, a graduate of Amity College, is a member of the Des Moines Annual Conference. He is now Vice President and member of the Faculty in Black Hills College, Hot Springs, S. D. Twenty years after she gave her eldest son to the cause of her country, in war, she gave her youngest son to the cause of the Master, that he might go to preach the gospel of peace. Mrs. Davis, a daughter, lives in Nebraska. Prof. Davis, her husband, will be remembered by many as a teacher in Amity College. Sadie Lymer, another daughter, is at home and gave her mother careful and faithful attention to the close of her life. Mrs. Lymer was for many years a member of the Wesleyan Methodist Church. She left evidence of Christian faith, trust and hope. Her father, uncle, two brothers and one son were and are ministers of the gospel.

Omaha Daily Bee (Omaha, Nebraska), Thursday, June 8, 1893, p. 3
Council Bluffs News - Pinkney Mayberry died at 5 o'clock yesterday morning of malaria at the age of 54 years. The funeral will take place at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon from his residence, 2730 Third avenue, and the remains will be taken to Fairview cemetery for interment.


Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, June 14, 1893, p. 12
Word was received last Wednesday that P. [inkney] Mayberry, a former resident of Clarinda, had died at Council Bluffs. Chas. [?[ Fletcher, who was an intimate friend of the deceased, went up to attend the funeral.

[MCINTYRE, WILLIAM N., 1826 – 1893]
Page County Democrat (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, May 4, 1893, p. 8
COLLEGE SPRINGS – Old Mr. McIntire, living between here and Braddyville, died last Thursday and was laid to rest in the South cemetery.

[MILLER, F. K.'S INFANT, - 1893]
Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, January 25, 1893, p. 5
DIED – The infant child which was born to Mr. and [Mrs.] F. K. Miller on Tuesday, Jan. 20th, died Sunday morning last. Short services were held at the residence by Rev. E. W. McDade on Monday at 10 o'clock and the little one was interred in the Clarinda cemetery.

[MILLER, MARY J., 1889 – 1893]
Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, February 1, 1893, p. 8
Died – The 3-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Web Miller died at the home of Capt. Sloan on Monday. Funeral services were held today.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, April 19, 1893, [p. 1]
Suicide at Coin
Mrs. Morrison Hangs Herself Last Thursday Afternoon
The people in the vicinity of Coin were shocked by the news that Mrs. Caroline Morrison, wife of H. [enry] B. Morrison, who lives three miles west of Coin, had hanged herself. Friday morning Coroner Millen and deputy Sheriff Roberts went down and impaneled a jury, consisting of T. H. Baldwin, A. E. Anderson and W. P. Love. The lady had been melancholy for some time. She hanged herself with a piece of whip cord attached to a nail in the door casing. Deceased was aged 65 years, 11 months and 13 days.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch (St. Louis, Missouri), Thursday, March 6, 1913, p. 20
MORRISON – Entered into rest on Wednesday, March 5, 1913, at 12 p. m., Henry B. Morrison, beloved father of Mrs. Ida C. Battelle, Mrs. Edna E. Cornish and Mrs. F. F. Roose, at the age of 93 years.
The remains will be taken to Coin, Ia., for burial.

[NEFF, MARTIN "MART", -1893]
Page County Democrat (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, April 27, 1893, p. 8
Mart Neff is still very sick at his home in East Clarinda and cannot survive much longer. He was one of the early settlers of this city and a checkered life marks his career—from poverty to competency and back to almost want again. W. Dalrymple is caring for him and will see that he does not want for anything not given.

[NEFF, MARTIN "MART", -1893]
Page County Democrat (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, May 4, 1893, p. 8
Mr. Martin Neff died Friday evening, April 28, 1893, at his home in east Clarinda, after a long and painful illness. The funeral took place from the chapel Sunday at 10 o'clock and his remains laid to rest in the city cemetery.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, February 1, 1893, [p. 1]
MORSMAN – Mrs. Will Nixon, who has been very sick for a couple of weeks with typhoid pneumonia, was at last reports no better; chances for her recovery are very slim indeed.
Later – Mrs. Will Nixon died Saturday morning and was buried Sunday at the Shearer cemetery.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, February 1, 1893, [p. 1]
PLEASANT RIDGE – Died – January 28th, 1893, Mrs. William Nixon, aged 28 years. She leaves a husband and four small children. Funeral services were held on Sunday at the Union church and were conducted by Rev. Simmons of Hopkins. The burial took place in the Union cemetery. Mrs. Nixon was a dutiful daughter, a kind and loving wife and mother, and will be greatly missed in the home and neighborhood.

Mrs. Litha Jenrich arrived home Friday night, being summoned here by the illness of her sister, Mrs. Nixon.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, February 1, 1893, p. 8
SHAMBAUGH – Died – Mrs. Wm. Nixon, Saturday morning at 4 o'clock. She leaves a husband and four children to mourn her loss. The interment was at the Shearer cemetery. Her mother took two of the children.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, February 1, 1893, p. 8
Obituary – Mrs. Wm. Nixon died at her home northeast of Morsman on Saturday morning Jan. 28th. Her sickness was of short duration, but her sufferings were very great, yet they were borne without levity. She knew that she must leave her loved ones and told them it was only a little way to the river and called two loved ones who have already crossed over. She beautifully sang "Home Sweet Home."
Although her friends have assurance that she is with her savior, their hearts are sad, and their hours are lonely.
She will not only be missed in her home, but she has a host of friends who also feel their loss. She was a kind and loving wife and mother. It was her request that each of her children should have some trinket of hers. The deceased was 28 years of age. She leaves a husband and four children to mourn her loss. The funeral sermon was preached by Rev. Simmons at Oak Grove church. His text is found in 2 Cor. 4 17. Her remains were interred in the Shearer cemetery on Sunday at one o'clock.      L. B. G.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, February 1, 1893, p. 8
SHAMBAUGH – Died – Tuesday, Dec. 20, Mrs. Ruth Nixon. She fell some time since and fractured one limb and was too old to survive the shock. Rev. Osman conducted the funeral services.

[POWERS, E. R. – 1893]
Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, April 12, 1893, p. 8
E. R. Powers, a former resident of this county, died at Arapahoe, Neb., March 20. He was a little over 70 years of age. He is the father of Geo. H. Powers, a former editor of the Herald. 

Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, March 9, 1911, p. 1
COLLEGE SPRINGS – Emmet Reed was called to Braddyville last week by the sudden death of his father, Mitchell Reed. The funeral took place on Friday afternoon at the Methodist Episcopal church in Braddyville. Father Reed was one of Page county's oldest settlers and quite well known and highly esteemed by those who knew him. His children, eight in number, were all present at his funeral.

Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, March 9, 1911, p. 5
Rev. J. O. Carder furnishes the following obituary:
Mitchell Reed was born Feb. 28, 1827, in Harrison county, O. He passed from this life on the morning of March 1, 1911, at the age of 84 years. At the early age of 19 years he was married to Miss Sarah Foster. To this union was born twelve children, four of whom died in their early life. Those that survive their father are Samuel F. [oster], Sarah J. [ane], William D. [ule], Emmett P., George W. [ashington], Frank E. [ugene], Mary E., and Thomas M.[itchell] Mrs. Reed died on Feb. 26, 1893. Since that time, he has lived with some one of the children on the old homestead, one-half mile north of Braddyville. The tide of emigration being westward he moved with his family to Wapello county, Ia., in 1855. At the end of four and one-half years he moved to Page county and has lived in this neighborhood for the past fifty-two years. Father Reed was a member of the Methodist Episcopal church most of his life and was one of the pioneers of the church in this settlement. His home was "a preaching place" in the early days and he has been an official member of this church from the time it was first organized. Mr. Reed was a man that tried to live an honorable, upright life and bring up his family in the paths of right and virtue. Thus, ends the journey of one that has traveled through this world, as a servant of righteousness for the last eighty-four years. The funeral was from the Methodist church at 2 p. m. on Friday, March 3, by the pastor, J. O. Carder and the body was laid to rest in the Braddyville cemetery.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, March 1, 1893, p. 8
BRADDYVILLE – Mrs. Michael Reed expired at 6 p. m. on the 26th, surrounded by all of her children but two, and numerous kind and sympathetic friends. Mrs. Reed has been a great sufferer for the last four years. She bore her sufferings with Christian fortitude but for the last four weeks all hope of her recovery has been abandoned and her children gathered in from far and near to receive her last token of love and farewell. It is very sorrowful to part with mother and especially with kind, Christian mothers, whose good advice and kind words are only numbered by the stars in the heavens. Her end, like her life, was peaceful and she gently dropped to sleep. She was 67 years old and leaves a husband and six grown sons and two daughters to mourn the loss of wife and mother. Mr. and Mrs. Reed have been residents of this place near 30 years and their friends are numbered by hundreds, all of whom extend their deepest sympathy to this bereaved family in this their great loss. The funeral services were held on Tuesday at the M. E. Church in Braddyville, conducted by Rev. A. B. Buckner, who delivered a very able and appropriate discourse. Her remains were followed to their last resting place by a large concourse of friends and relatives and at 12 o'clock she was laid to rest. Rest in peace Mother Reed, your life work is so well done.

Clarinda Herald Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Monday, June 28, 1943, [p. 1]
Mrs Frank Rubey of Coin Dies at Hospital in Omaha, Nebr
Mrs Frank Rubey, wife of Page county weed commissioner, whose home is at Coin, died in an Omaha hospital Saturday morning. She has been a sufferer for a long time and was at Omaha for several weeks.
The funeral is being held Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at Coin.
Mrs Rubey was formerly Ella Whitmore, a fine woman from a fine family. The family lived at one time at Farragut, where Rubey was in a bank, later in northern Iowa and more recently at Coin.

Clarinda Herald Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Monday, June 28, 1943, p. 2
Mrs Frank Rubey Dies
Mrs Walter Gatewood came from Springdale, Ia, last week and spent the week with Coin relatives. Mrs Gatewood stopped in Omaha and visited her aunt, Mrs Frank Rubey. Later Mrs Rubey passed away at the Methodist hospital in Omaha Saturday morning at 11 o'clock.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, April 19, 1893, p. 4
Obituary – On Monday, April 10, many of our community in vicinity of College Springs, witnessed one of the saddest sights that can be seen—the funeral of one of our little friends.
Blanche Eugenia Rutherford, the only daughter of and dear child of Mr. And Mrs. John Rutherford, of College Springs, died.
Last Thursday morning little Blanche was taken sick, suffering from acute scarlet fever. The fever gradually grew higher until the dear girl raved. From Thursday evening till she passed away to her heavenly home, our lamented little Blanche knew no one, not even her sorrowing parents, and there was but little hope of her recovery from the first.
Blanche was clever, very clever for her childish years.
What a felicitous change—a crown for a life's wearisome wanderings through this world of wickedness.
Gone from among us. Her spirit of loving tenderness and obedient simplicity has ascended upwards to the bright and beautiful kingdom of her Saviour, in whose presence she shall forever remain, enjoying all the glorious privileges of little children in whom our Jesus delights.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, March 8, 1893, p. 8
Mrs. Beverly Waugh was called to Canton, Ill. last week by a telegram announcing the sudden death of her mother, Mrs. Sanders.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, April 5, 1893, [p. 1]
SHENANDOAH – Mrs. Rilla Waugh returned Saturday evening from Canton, Ill., where she was called by the sudden death of her mother.

[SAUM, BARBARA, 1891 - 1893]
Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, February 15, 1893, p. 5
DIED – On Friday last, Barbara, the 13 months old child of Mr. and Mrs. H. [orace] L.[incoln] Saum. The little one was only sick about 20 hours before death, which was caused from a stomach trouble. The funeral services were held at the residence Sunday afternoon by Rev. T. C. Smith. The bereaved parents have the sympathy of the entire community in the loss of their loved one.

Clarinda Herald Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Monday, March 16, 1942, p. 5
Linc Saum Dies At Home of Son
Horace L (Linc) Saum died early Monday morning at Boone, Iowa, where he has lived with his son, Phillip, for several years. The funeral is being held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Methodist church, with Rev. Charles Rowe in charge. The burial is immediately after the service in the Clarinda cemetery.
H L Saum has been one of the builders of Clarinda, a contractor for many years and living at corner of Nishna and 14th streets. The Saum family has been prominent from early history. Mr. Saum's sister, Mrs. Stanley VanSandt, and brother, Charles Saum, live in San Diego, Calif. but are not expected for the funeral. A daughter, Mrs. Dewey Garton, in Omaha, also survives.

Boone News-Republican (Boone, Iowa), Monday, March 16, 1942, [p. 1]
Horace Saum Dies in Boone
Friends are grieved today by the death of Horace L. Saum, who succumbed early Monday morning at the home of his son, Phillip Saum, at 607 Eighth street.
The late Mr. Saum was 81 years of age and had made his home in this city for the past four years. Surviving are the son in this city and a daughter, Mrs. L. D. Garton of Omaha, Neb.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday morning at 2 o'clock from the Methodist church in Clarinda, Iowa with interment in that city. The late man formerly resided in Clarinda.

Clarinda Herald Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Monday, October 10, 1960, p. 8
Phillip Saum rites Wednesday at Clarinda; died in Des Moines
Phillip Saum, 65, who had served for years as Monroe County engineer with residence at Albia, died Sunday at a Des Moines hospital and the burial will be in Clarinda.
His family includes his wife Teckla at Albia and sister, Mrs Dewey (Mildred) Garton of Lincoln. Mr and Mrs Garton arrived Monday morning, arranging for Masonic graveside services Tuesday afternoon in Clarinda Cemetery, through Williams-Foster Mortuary. Funeral services will be 10 a. m. Tuesday at Albia.
Mr Saum was the son of Mr and Mrs H L Saum and spent his early years in Clarinda. He was in the Page county engineer's office under Ike Taggart, later being Adams County engineer for 12 years and similar terms in Pottawattamie and Boone county offices.
[Note: The first name is spelled Philip on his military plaque.]

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Monday, June 2, 1924, [p. 1]
Mrs. Lincoln Saum – Mrs. Lincoln Saum passed away on Friday May 30th, at her home on N. 14thSt., following an extended illness. The funeral services were held Sunday afternoon from the home conducted by Rev. Alfred T. Bishop, D. D., the Methodist choir furnishing the music, with interment in Clarinda cemetery in the family lot beside the grave of the child who had died before. Besides the bereaved husband, two children are living, the son, Philip Saum, who is County Engineer for Adams County, resident at Corning and the daughter, Mrs. Mildred Garton, resident in Villisca, both being present at the funeral. Further obituary will appear in the Thursday paper.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, June 5, 1924, p. 8
Mrs. Lincoln Saum – Sadie Lois Van Buskirk was born November 7, 1860, in Taylor County Iowa, near Hawleyville. Being left an orphan at the age of sixteen she came to Clarinda and engaged in dressmaking, opening a shop in the business district of town, which she conducted successfully until her marriage.
On October 24, 1888, she was united in marriage to Horace Lincoln Saum, the couple going to housekeeping at once in the same location they have always lived, 723 N. 14th st., where she passed away Friday May 30th, following an extended illness.
Three children were born to this union, one daughter dying in infancy and a daughter and a son remaining: Mrs. Mildred Garton of Villisca, Iowa and Phillip Saum of Corning, Iowa.
Besides the husband and children, she leaves an only sister, Mrs. W. B. Berry of Texhoma, Okla. All were present for the funeral services except the sister, who was unable to arrive in time. A. S. Van Sandt of San Diego, Calif., Mr. Saum's brother-in-law was also present, Mrs. Van Sandt and Miss Lenora Saum being unable to come.
Besides these relatives she leaves a host of friends and kind and loving neighbors to mourn her loss. She was a quiet home loving person, uncomplaining in her sufferings and a kind and sympathetic friend to all who knew her.
Funeral services were held Sunday at 2:30 at the family home and she was laid to rest in the family lot beside the little child who had passed before her.
The sympathy of a host of friends is extended to the sorrowing husband and family.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Tuesday, September 4, 1894, [p. 1]
COLLEGE SPRINGS - Lyman M. [aynard] Sherman died at his home in Tarkio, Aug. 30. The remains were interred in the family lot here. Mr. Sherman was for many years a respected resident of College Springs but had for some time been living in Tarkio. He was 82 years of age and old age seemed to be his only ailment.

Page County Democrat (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, May 4, 1893, p. 8
Mrs. E. Sherman, a former resident of this place, died at Tarkio, April 27th. The funeral sermon was preached by Rev. Mote, assisted by Rev. A. B. Buckner, in the Congregational church, of which deceased for many years was a member. Owing to the late arrival of the remains interment did not take place until 9 p. m.

Madison News and Star (Madison, Kansas), Friday, February 24, 1893, p. 3
Death of Mrs. Hannah B. Smith
Mrs. Hannah B. Smith was born near Kennebunkport, Mich. [Maine], March 22, 1814, died in Madison, Kansas, February 22, 1893, aged 78 years and 11 months.
She was married in 1833 to Enos Smith, with whom she lived nearly 50 years. Ten children were born to them, five of whom are still living, one in Indiana, one in Iowa and three in Kansas.
She has been failing in health for some months and came to her daughter's, Mrs. Sidney Turner's, only last week. All the living children but the one living in Ind., were present at the funeral.
The services were held at Mr. Turner's residence last evening and today, Friday, the body was taken to Eureka for interment in Mr. Turner's lot.
Mrs. Smith has visited her daughter here several times and had formed some acquaintance with our older people.
Elder A. D. Kellison of the Christian church preached the funeral services, she being a life-long member of that connection.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, March 1, 1893, p. 5
Obituary – Mrs. Hannah B. [aker] Smith died in Madison, Kansas, Feb. 12, 1893, aged 78 [years] and 11 months. She has made her home with her youngest daughter in Garden City but came to her oldest daughter, Mrs. Turner, the 16th. Monday morning Rev. T. C. Smith of this city left for her bedside and was with her from Tuesday morning to Wednesday afternoon when she took her departure to "be present with the Lord." Hers was a singularly unselfish life, giving herself without reserve of time or strength to her children. At last the multiplied infirmities of age compelled her to lay down her work and rest. Four of the five living children were with her at the last.


[SMITH, PHILIP G., 1866 - 1893]
Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, March 22, 1893, [p. 1]
COIN – Philip Smith who has been sick for several weeks, died Monday afternoon. The funeral occurred Tuesday. He was a young man of excellent habits, a consistent Christian and a universally respected citizen. He leaves a wife to mourn his untimely death.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, February 15, 1893, [p. 1]
COLLEGE SPRINGS – Mrs. Retta Spielman, housekeeper for Mr. H. Pratt, died Feb. 3d, the cause being blood poisoning.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, March 15, 1893, p. 8
COIN – Mrs. Geo. Swift died last Thursday. Her body was sent to Galva, Illinois for burial. A large number of friends were at the station when the bereaved family left on their sad mission.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, June 7, 1893, p. 8
Sad Mission – A short time ago we mentioned the fact Mr. F. J. Tallant, of the firm L. E. Dredge & Co., was called away on account of the serious illness of his father, J. [ulius] F. Tallent [Tallant], who was at Garden Grove, Kas. Mr. T. returned Monday evening from what proved to be a very sad mission. The father died the 20th of May and the remains were taken to Burlington for interment. The deceased was 77 years old and was one of the early settlers in Burlington, Iowa, where he had a large circle of friends. He leaves three daughters and the son living here.

[THOMPSON, WILLIAM R., 1840 – 1893]
Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, May 31, 1893, p. 5
Obituary – Wm. R. Thompson was born in the state of Pennsylvania, April 11, 1843, and died at his home in Clarinda, May 28, 1893. He passed quietly away, leaving a wife and eight children and a large circle of friends to mourn. The funeral services were conducted by the writer, J. D. Clark, Pastor of the U. B. church.
[Note:  The birth year on his headstone is 1840.]

[THOMPSON, WILLIAM R., 1840 – 1893]
Page County Democrat (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, June 1, 1893
Wm. Thompson died at his home in East Clarinda Sunday morning, May 28, 1893, aged 53 years. He had been confined to his home nearly all winter. Mr Thompson was one of the early settlers of Page county and a brother of Moses Thompson. The funeral took place Monday and his remains were interred in the old Memory cemetery, near New Market, where he has several of his family buried. 

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, April 5, 1893, [p. 1]
YORKTOWN – Joe and Albert Stake, of Burchard, Neb., arrived Saturday night last, being called here by the severe illness of their sister, Anna, Mrs. John Wagner.
We learn with feelings of sorrow and pity beyond expression, of the death of the wife of Mr. John Wagner, at an early hour this morning. "Thy will be done," 'tis written, and no matter to us how sad the doing may seem, may He who tempers the wind to the shorn lamb, comfort the stricken husband, the father and sorrowing brothers and sisters.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, April 5, 1893, p. 8
Died – At her home in Nodaway township, Monday evening, April 3, Mrs. John Wagoner. A babe of one month is left the bereaved husband. The lady is a daughter of Eli Stake. Further particulars next week.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, April 12, 1893, p. 5
The funeral of Mrs. John Wagner, which took place last week, was attended by a large concourse of sympathizing friends, 63 teams forming the procession.

Clarinda Herald Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, June 1, 1939, [p. 1]
Mrs Ada Waugh Buried Thursday
Funeral services were held at the Presbyterian church this Thursday morning for Mrs Ada Waugh, 79, former resident of Clarinda, who died at the Presbyterian home in Ackley, Iowa, Memorial Day. Dr. A B Thutt, pastor of the local church and Rev J J Brittell of Ackley were in charge of the funeral services. She was buried in the Clarinda cemetery beside the body of her husband who preceded her in death July 7, 1923.
Mrs Waugh lived in Clarinda from 1899, when she and her husband moved here from Gravity, until October 1936, when she went to Ackley, being the first person to enter the Presbyterian home. Her death is the first in the Ackley home. She had been in ill health for several years but visited Clarinda on several occasions, being here last summer.
A native of Ohio she lived in Shenandoah where she graduated from high school there in 1879, Mt Pleasant, where she attended Iowa Wesleyan college, Bedford and Gravity before moving to Clarinda.

Clarinda Herald Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Monday, June 5, 1939, p. 5
Ada C Waugh – Following is the obituary of Ada C Waugh, formerly of Clarinda, written by Mrs Waugh and found in a lock-box after her death. Necessary data has been added:
Ada C Cary Waugh, only child of Calvin and Rebecca Bower Clary [Cary], was born near Millersburg, Ohio, Oct. 24, 1860 and died at Ackley, Iowa, May 30, 1939. Moved with her parents to Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, in 1868 where she lived in and near until 1879, when the family moved to Shenandoah, Iowa. She graduated from the high school with the class of 1879. She also attended the Iowa Wesleyan College at Mt Pleasant. She was married to William T. Waugh Oct 9, 1881 at Shenandoah, shortly after which they moved to Bedford for a short time, then on Sept 20, 1882, they moved to the new town of Gravity, Iowa, where they resided until Sept 30, 1899. They then located in Clarinda where the home was maintained until Oct 7, 1936. As Mr Waugh had passed away July 7, 1923 and Mrs Waugh had been alone for 13 years, she thought it best to dispose of her home and locate in the Presbyterian Home in Ackley, where she has remained until the time of her death. When ten years old she united with the Methodist church of which she was an active member until 1893, when she with her husband changed their membership to the Presbyterian church and was a member until she passed away. The church was very dear to her heart and when her health permitted "she did what she could" in the church, Sunday school and all other branches of church work.
Funeral services were held at the Presbyterian church in Clarinda Thursday, June 1, conducted by Dr A B Thutt, local pastor, and Rev J J Brittell, pastor at Ackley. Pall bearers were Lyle Cassat, Ray Glassgow, Ross Miller, William Burwell, Fred Wiley and Gerald Bogan. Burial was made in the Clarinda cemetery.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Monday, July 9, 1923, p. 8
W. T. Waugh – William Thomas Waugh passed away Saturday evening after a month's illness and was buried today, Dr. A. B. Marshall conducting his funeral services.
At the time of his death his age was 73 years, 5 months and 15 days. He was born in Ashland County, Ohio, but when five years old moved with his family to Canton, Ill. where he lived for nearly 25 years. In 1878 he came to Iowa and resided for a time in Shenandoah, where he was married to Miss Ada C. Cary, only child of Calvin and Rebecca Bown [Bower] Cary, October 19, 1881. In 1882 they moved to Gravity, Iowa, where they resided until 1889 and since then in Clarinda.
He had his education in the public schools of Illinois and in Heading College of that State. In early life or until his hearing became defective, he was quite proficient as a musician and was devoted to the praise services of the church with which he was connected. In early life he was a hardware merchant, later a carpenter and for most of his years in Clarinda a dealer in produce.
He united with the church in his youth and until his hearing was impaired, he was an active Christian worker. His membership has been in the Presbyterian Church since he came to Clarinda about 25 years ago and while able to participate in the services his presence was very regular.
A month ago he was prostrated with paralysis and until Saturday when death came he has been lying in his home on Grant street, seemingly unconscious.
His wife and a brother now residing in Omaha are the only relatives that survive him.

Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, July 12, 1923, p. 6
W. T. Waugh – William Thomas Waugh was born in Ashland county, O., Jan. 22, 1850, and entered into his rest July 7, 1923, aged 73 years, 5 months and 15 days. When five years of age he moved from Ohio to Canton, Ill., where he resided until 1878. He then came to Iowa and made his home in Shenandoah and there on Oct. 9, 1881 he was married to Ada C. Cary, only child of Calvin and Rebecca Bower Cary. The next year he moved to Gravity, Ia., where he resided until 1899 and then he came to Clarinda where he has lived almost 25 years.
He obtained his education in the public schools of Illinois and in Heding college. In business he was first a dealer in hardware and implements. Later he was a carpenter and since he came to Clarinda, he has handled produce of various kinds.
In early life he was much interested in music and rendered valuable service in the praise service of the church and Sunday school with which he was connected. In Clarinda his membership has been for about 25 years with the Presbyterian church in which he was an earnest worker until the almost total loss of his hearing which came upon him more than a dozen years ago, made the service impossible, which he would still have been pleased to render.
About a month ago he had a stroke of paralysis and seemingly lost consciousness at once and since then, almost without food or drink he has been slowly approaching the end, which came as a peaceful sleep last Saturday evening just as the last rays of a setting sun clothed the trees about his home with gold and then faded into night. So the good Father gives His children rest.
Of all the relatives he has known, only his wife, Mrs. Ada Waugh and a brother who lives in Omaha, survive him. The funeral was held Monday afternoon conducted by Dr. A. B. Marshall, pastor of the Presbyterian church.

Page County Democrat (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, April 27, 1893, p. 5
Mrs. Jonathan Weaver died at her home in East River Sunday morning.

[WELCH, HARRY HINMAN, 1884 - 1893]
Page County Democrat (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, July 13, 1893, p. 8
Mrs. Chas. Hinman received a telegram this morning from Omaha, bearing the sad intelligence of the death of Harry Welch, the 9-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Will Welch. The little fellow has been suffering some time from meningitis and the affliction proved more than he could endure. Harry was a bright, intelligent boy and his death is deeply mourned by a large circle of friends here, who sympathize with the family in their bereavement. The remains will be brought to this city and the funeral held from the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. Hinman in south Clarinda at 10 o'clock Saturday morning.

[WELCH, HARRY HINMAN, 1884 - 1893]
Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Friday, July 14, 1893, p. 5
Died – In Omaha, Thursday, July 13, at 3 p. m., Harry W. [Hinman], son of W. [illiam] W. [esley] and M.[innie] B. [elle] Welch, of spinal meningitis, aged 8 years, 10 months and 15 days. Funeral services will take place at the residence of Chas. Hinman, Clarinda, on Saturday, July 15, at 10 a. m., conducted by Rev. E. W. McDade. The bereaved parents have the sympathy of all in this their great loss.

[WELCH, HARRY HINMAN, 1884 - 1893]
Page County Democrat (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, July 20, 1893, p. 5
Roy Hinman came down from Omaha Friday to attend the funeral of his sister's little boy, Harry Welch and returned again Monday.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, May 17, 1893, p. 9
Sol West died at San Antonio, Texas, last Monday and his body will reach here this evening at 8:30, accompanied by his three brothers. The funeral will take place tomorrow from the residence of Hon. C. Linderman, the services to be by Rev. R. R. Westcott. Mr. West is about 61 years old and a native of Kentucky. He came to Page County in 1856. In 1861 he was elected Treasurer and Recorder over J. H. Walker and is the last democrat who has held office since 1864. In 1865 he ran a freighting business to Bannock, Idaho. In spring of 1866 bought out D. C. Ribble in drug business then sold half interest to Dr. Lewellen, which business was sold in 1870 to Dr. J. C. Holmes. In 1870 -71 he was interested in stock business with Moses Thompson. In 1874 he went into the banking business with Al Collins and has been at this nearly ever since. For the last ten or fifteen years has been president of the Page County Bank. R. M. West, a brother, of Coryell, Texas, will no doubt take his interest in the bank here, as he is abundantly able to do so. It is the general opinion that Mr. West left a will disposing of his property. He has three brothers and one sister living in Texas. His estate is variously reported as from $75, 000 to $100,000. Mr. West stood high in the esteem of all who had known him and his funeral, no doubt, will be largely attended. "Peace to his ashes."

Page County Democrat (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, May 18, 1893, p. 8
"Sol West Is Dead!" Was the sad announcement received at the Page County Bank, Monday morning, May 15, 1893, from Dr. Lewellen at San Antonio, Texas, who went there last week to wait upon him. The news cast a deep gloom over this community, although from reports of his serious illness the past two weeks it was hourly expected. Mr. West had been spending the winter in the south for his health and was about ready to return home when stricken down and all were anxiously awaiting his return. He was 61 years of age.
Mr. West was born in Kentucky and came to Page county in the fall of 1856, first stopping with Wm. Cunning and asking for a place to teach school, who succeeded in securing one for him in Buchanan township during the winter and spring; but his ambition seemed to rise above that avocation and in 1857 he became deputy county treasurer and recorder, under Capt. R. F. Connor, the two offices then being merged into one. In 1861 he was elected by the democrats to these offices over J. H. Walker and filled the position with credit to the people and himself. In 1864 he engaged in the freighting business across the great plains and through the country of treacherous Indians into Idaho, which he followed for two years and met with financial success. He then returned to Clarinda again and purchased a drug store from D. C. Ribble on the south side of the square which he operated until '74 when he disposed of that and engaged in the banking business with Al Collins. In '75 he withdrew from this and became interested in the First National bank where he continued until '78 when he purchased and conducted the large Mose Thompson farm just north of this city. In '82 the First National bank was changed to the Page county bank and he became one of the leading stockholders and was also elected president thereof, which position he has continued to occupy ever since with marked distinction to himself and success to the institution.
Mr. West was a man of boundless virtues and few faults, social, kind, accommodating and generous to a fault, a friend to the poor first and the rich last, as many a man in cramped financial trouble can testify who have been helped on to prosperity by his generous and liberal deeds, often loaning his money and signing the note as surety which was placed in the bank. In every walk of life, he was a man, a gentleman and none knew him but to honor him. With his death Clarinda loses one of her noblest citizens. He was a member of the Masonic and also I. O. O. F. lodge. While he belonged to no church his contributions were regular and liberal. The funeral took place at 10 a. m. today, conducted by Rev. R. R. Westcott and a large concourse of admiring friends, with an escort from each of the above mentioned secret societies, followed his remains to their last resting place in the city cemetery. "Peace to his ashes, rest to his soul."

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, May 24, 1893, [p. 1]
Laid To Rest – Solomon West was laid to rest in the beautiful city of the dead on last Thursday. The funeral services, as announced in the last issue of the Herald, were held at the residence of Hon. Chas. Linderman. Rev. R. R. Wescott conducted brief but appropriate services. A male quartette, consisting of Prof. E. G. McCutchan, G. W. Thomas, Thos. Tomlinson, J. D. Kenner, rendered some excellent selections. The pall bearers, old time friends and neighbors of Mr. West, were C. Linderman, H. H. Scott, Wm. Butler, J. H. Dunlap, G. L. Shaul, S. M. Crooks, Tip Hakes and L. L. Van Arsdol. An escort from the Odd Fellows and Masonic orders, of which he was an honored member, were in attendance. Representatives from the Odd Fellows were D. M. Thompson, Wolf Miller, W. L. Pedersen, S. B. Gorman, C. F. Morris, I. Weil, W. D. Maddigan, E. C. Sharp, J. W. Fisher, John Tidball, B. Campbell and from Masons there were M. R. Ansbach, T. J. Bracken, W. P. Hepburn, John Beam, C. W. Foster, N. C. Ridenour, John Perkins and John Annan. Mr. West was highly esteemed by all who knew him ad his relatives have the heartfelt sympathy of all in their bereavement.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, May 24, 1893, [p. 1]
Gone Home – R. M. and J. H. West, who were up from Texas to attend the funeral of their brother Solomon West, returned home Saturday morning. R. M. West will return in September, it is likely, when court is in session.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, February 15, 1893, p. 8
Mrs. Mary Wikel Dead
The Oldest Resident of Logan County at Last Gives Way to the Grim Destroyer
To but few people is given one hundred years life, one of these few being Mrs. Mary Ann Wikel of Atlanta, who on the 10th of next April would have been one hundred and one years old. However, this was not to be, as the old lady peacefully passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. M. [ary] C.[atherine] Burrows, Monday afternoon. Since the celebration of her one hundredth anniversary last April, Mrs. Wikel had failed slowly, but surely, life's machine giving way to the infirmities of old age. The deceased came of a very long-lived family, her father living to the extreme age of 113 years. Her vigor has been a subject of remark for many years and until a comparatively recent date she was able to go about the yard and look after slight duties around the house. Mrs. Wikel was a member of the Lutheran church and a lady of many sterling qualities.
Mary Ann Snyder was born in Maryland Apr 10th, 1792, and when at the age of ten years was bound out to a family by the name of John Muma, near Hanover, Pa. In January 1815, at the age of 20, she was married to John Wikel; the husband was born March 11, 1788, in Hanover and served in the war of 1812. From the marriage of Miss Snyder and Mr. Wikel the following named children were born: Samuel, Oct. 1, 1815, Louisa A., Jan. 16, 1817; Catharine, July 2, 1820; Henry, Oct. 24, 1822; Susannah, Oct. 24, 1823; Wm., Feb. 28, 1825; Joshua, Aug. 4, 1826; Mary, Aug. 23, 1829; John, July 28, 1832 and Cornelia, April 28, 1836. Of all the above named children only three survive, viz Samuel Wikel, of Urbana, Ohio, Mrs. C. [harles] S. [tillman] Hinman of Clarinda, Iowa and Mrs. M.[ary] C. [atherine] Burrows of Atlanta, Ill. In 1833 the family removed to Ohio and from there to Peoria, Ill., in 1849. Mrs. Wikel has been a resident of Atlanta for about 30 years. She had one son in the Mexican war and three in the civil war. Mrs. Wikel has 27 grandchildren, 43 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.
The funeral took place Wednesday at 2 p. m. from the residence of her daughter, Mrs. M. [ary] C.[atherine] Burrows, with whom she had so long made her home. The services were largely attended and were conducted by Rev. A. V. Scott, after which the body was taken to the Atlantic [Atlanta] cemetery for burial. – The Atlantic (Ill.) Argus.

Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, April 12, 1893, p. 8
BRADDYVILLE – Mr. and Mrs. I. [Jonathan] A. Willetts are called to mourn the loss of their two months old babe. Its sickness was very severe from the first and death came quickly and relieved the little sufferer. It expired on the 7th and the funeral services were conducted by Rev. Seay on the 8th, when the remains were interred in the cemetery at College Springs.
[Note: The last name is also spelled Willits.]