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1895 Newspapers

Boonville Enquirer & the Boonville Standard News

This information was donated to the site by Tamara Kincaide, Susie Rose, Judy Featherstone & Holly Vonderohe.


Boonville Standard

March 8, 1895
Marriage License:
Cephas Pascoe to Naomi Price
Fred Held to Cora Collins
Thomas Scales to Lucinda St. Clair
Henry Brammer to Dollie St. Clair
J. M. Strain to Clara Murray
Jonn Cox to Margaret Morris
Local Items: Miss Anna Mackey, the only daughter of the wealthy Evansville railroad magnate, died of pneumonia last Friday, age of 26 yrs. Burial took place on Sunday.
Mr. Frank Grass and Miss Alice Marshall were married Thursday night, Feb 28, at the home of bride, east of Boonville.
The 83rd birthday of Jacob Metz, living on a farm 3 miles south-east of Boonville was celebrated Monday. Mr. Metz is the father of 17 living children: 9 girls and 8 boys, now all grown up into manhood & womanhood.
William Seitz and Miss Nannie B. Jones were married Feb 20 in Evansville by Rev. O. S. Thompson of the C. P. Church.
Tell City Journal: William Sivens "Scoop", a farmer living in the McAlister neighborhood, was found dead in the highway, Wednesday near his home. He had been to this place with a load of hub timber. It is supposed he fell from the wagon and a wheel ran over him. He leaves a family.

Boonville Standard
March 15, 1895
Selvin: Gifford Posey is attending the Normal School at Holland.
Lynnville: Samuel Dickey, living west of here, at edge of Gibson County, had only 3 children, (2 boys and 1 daughter) and they were all married within 4 days. Willie married Miss Carrie Fowler, daughter of W. L. Fowler; Charles married Miss Dollie Justice; and Katy married Alex Foster of Hart township.
Stephenson: Mr. Cephas Pasco and Miss Naomi Price were married last Wednesday evening.
 Boonville Standard
Friday, Apr 12, 1895
Marriage Licenses:
John Kennedy to Lucinda Barnett
Thomas Woolsey to Minnie Hellmann
William Nickens to Harriet Taylor
Jacob Franz to Pina Strickland
Dale Reporter: Sheriff Nunn received a letter one day last week, signed Jesse Hibdon, stating he had read of Jesse Jones, of Spencer County, was under death sentence for the murder of him and his brother Charles Hibdon. He stated that Jones was innocent, as they were both alive. An investigation will be made at once.
Daniel Baum, an old soldier, recently died under suspicious circumstances at Rockport. He was carried away from a saloon, unconscious, with a wound on his head and died near St. Bernard Church of that city.


Day, Eugene
April 26, 1895 Boonville Standard

Eugene Day departed this life, Sunday, at 4 o'clock P.M., after two weeks suffering with acute diabetes, his case was hopeless from the first, still he had the best medical attention and was nursed by relatives and neighbors, without ceasing and each vied with the other in their attention. He died in the full knowledge and love of the Redeemer. He told his family and friends a few days before he passed away, that he did not fear death because it was death, for he had no doubt about the result, but because he did not want to part from his beloved wife and helpless children, but was willing to do the Master's will. Rev. Jas. Ferguson preached his funeral at Selvin. His remains were followed by an immense throng of friends and neighbors to his last resting place. He leaves a wife and three children, aged 7, 5 and 3 years to mourn his loss.


Siegel, Phillip
February 23, 1895 Boonville Enquirer

DEATH OF PHILLIP SIEGEL - Phillip Siegel died at his home in Evansville, on Monday, February 18th, 1895. The funeral was at the residence at 10 o'clock a.m., Thursday, and burial was at Newburgh at 1:30 p.m. Mr. Siegel was a well known citizen of Evansville. For many years he was s prominent and leading citizen of Newburgh. For more than twenty years he was engaged in the mill business at that place, and he served as justice of the peace nearly twenty years, in fact, until old age came on and his health failed him. He was a fine scribe, a good businessman, and his long experience as justice made him a fair lawyer. He left a fine record in the courthouse. For many years, he wrote more deeds, mortgages and wills than any man in Warrick county. Mr. Siegel was born in Meckenbach, Germany, April 11th, 1822. He leaves surviving him his wife and eight grown children. His death is mourned by many friends all over Warrick county.


Boonville Standard
Friday, Apr 19, 1895
Chandler: E. W. Ross, of Augusta, Indiana and Miss Minerva Wilder, of Evansville, were united in marriage Tuesday (April 11) night of last week at M. E. Church by Rev. Cockrum.
Selvin: Willie Ambrose and Lucinda Cook were married last Sunday by Rev. J. C. Taylor.
C. C. Posey's little grandson, Gurley Cole, fell out of a wagon the other day and broke his arm. It was set by Dr. Spradley
Folsomville: Mrs. Mary Ann Dimmett, wife of James C. Dimmett, and mother of 7 children, died Apr 14, aged 53 years and was interred in IOOF cemetery on the 15th.
Real Estate Transfers:
S. Hopper to S. Hendrickson - Lane Twp. $65
W. T. to S. S. Hopper - Lane Twp. $100
 Boonville Standard
Friday, Jun 7, 1895
Scalesville: Rev. James Hopper and family were baptised Sunday at South Fork by Rev. Crane of Regular Baptist of that place.
Mrs. Marey E. Hudspeth, widow of late John S. Hudspeth, a former resident of Boonville, died Sunday at Bloomington, Indiana.
Marriage License:
George W. Pursley to Jenetta Walton
Jesse Hamman, Jr. to Anna Heilman (at Canal, Jun 6th)
Jacob. J. Grass, Jr. to Emma Kuebler (daughter of John Keubler of Newburgh) Jun 5th
Real Estate Transfers:
J. L. Taylor to F. S. Posey -Lane Twp. $300


 Boonville Standard
Friday, Jun 14, 1895
Chandler: Mrs. William J. Withers of Newburgh was interred at Center Cemetery last week.
Heilman: Tena Lamar is visiting her mother this week.
Lynnville: We learn that Miss Mattie Kirkpatrick was married a few days ago to a Mr. Nixon.
Neighborhood News: General James C. Veatch, celebrated last week, at age of 75 yrs, his 56th wedding anniversary at his beautiful home in Rockport.
William C. Fuchs, of Perry County was found dead in the road of Deer Creek, last week. He was overcome by heat. Age 77 yrs.
Petersburg Press: Thomas Disney, 84 years old, living near Arthur in Pike County, about 1 1/2 years ago, married a comparatively young woman and a few days ago she gave birth to a baby boy.
Mr. Patrick Simon and Mrs. E. Bock were married Tuesday night by Squire William Bone of Tennyson.
Maple Grove Cemetery has purchased 4 more acres of Mrs. P. Gordner just north of the cemetery.
Friday Aug 9, 1895
Lynnville: 3 coffins went out one day last week -- one for Uncle Frank Irvin of Scalesville; one for infant of Lucy Willis, dec'd; and one for Mr. Flack, who was hurt 2 weeks ago by a thrashing machine.



Brenner, Magdalena
November 2, 1895 Boonville Enquirer

Mrs. Magdalena Brenner died at the home of her son, Otto Kolb, in Boonville, Indiana, Saturday, Oct. 26th, 1895, at 10:15 o'clock, P.M., after an illness of nearly two years of cancer of the stomach; aged 63 years and 13 days. Funeral services were held at the residence, in German and English, by Revs. M. Mehl and M.C. Cockrum, on Monday, Oct. 28th at 2 o'clock P.M. Interment in Maple Grove Cemetery. The deceased was born at Schoennan Rhein, Pfalz, Germany, Oct. 13th, 1832. She came to America with her sister in 1852 and settled in Galena, Illinois. On August 25th, 1853, she was married to Dr. J.B. Kolb, to which union their son, Otto, an only child was born. Her husband departed this life, March 10th, 1863. She was married to C.P. Brenner of Rockport, in 1873, to which union was born, Amelia, an only daughter. Her husband departed this life in 1877. Since that time Mrs. Brenner has resided with her son Otto. She took sick in May, 1894, and was an invalid from that time until her death. She left surviving her, her son Otto and daughter Amelia, and other relatives and friends to mourn her loss. The bereaved family have the sympathy of a large circle of friends and acquaintances in their loss of a dear mother.

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