Early Unrecorded Deaths and Obits

OLD SETTLERS DEATH (From the Iowa State Register.)

Died, in Franklin township, Polk county, September 23d, Sarah Ann Trullinger, wife of Eli Trullinger, aged 58 years.  Mrs. Trullinger was born in Hamilton county, Ohio; removed to Indiana, and was married to Eli Trullinger in September, 1837.  They came to Iowa in the year 1843, and have resided in Franklin township since 1845.  Mrs. T. has been a member of the Christian Church about fifteen years, and has ever exemplified her profession by a consistent life.  Her sickness was of a very short duration, and thus suddenly, family and friends are bereft of her society and neighborly companionship.


Died -- September 9, 1876, A. Fouts, who came to Camp township, Polk county, in the year 1849, and lived there a good and quiet citizen until the year 1870, when he moved to Richardson county, Nebraska, where he died in his 78th year.  He leaves a wife and children and many warm friends to mourn his death.


Among the dead of early settlers, of whom no mention is made in the records, are: (* indicates further information following table)

Thomas Baber Jeremiah Barlow Lewis Barlow
William Barnes John Bender Dr. J. C. Bennett
*Alexander Bowers Judge Burbridge C. M. Burt
*Frank Butler William Butler Father Crabtree
Mrs. Richard Crystal George Currans *Judge John H. Gray
*Dr. Frank C. Grimmel *Dr. Henry Grimmel George Hauser
Jacob Hauser Samuel Hays Adolphus Hopkins
Josiah Hopkins Benjamin Hunt John Kellison
Jacob Krysher Mrs. Kunckols Mrs. Jonathon Lyon
Jas. McRoberts *John McWilliams Ed. Martin
George Marts Jacob Marts John Messersmith
P.G. Miller J. M. Montgomery William Rickey
Safford Savery Hiram Smith *John L. Smith
D. B. Spaulding Lambert Sternberg *G.M. Swan
George Van Dorn Jacob Van Dorn William Van Dorn
W. Wheelhouse Conrad Youngerman  

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