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Finding Our Warrick County, IN Ancestors

1897 Newspapers

Boonville Enquirer & the Boonville Standard News

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


Boonville Standard
Feb 5, 1897
Folsomville: Aunt Elizabeth Roberts, who died recently here. Funeral services by Rev. J. D. Kiper, burial in Bethabara cemetery, age 76
Yankeetown: Daughter, born Jan 30 to Chris Waller and wife.
Dickeyville: Sam Ellis and Miss Hattie Martin were married the other day at home of Rev. John Ferguson. (daughter of George martin; son of L. Cottrell, both of this place)
Daily Bates, who died last week in spencer county was buried here last Fraiday, Jan 29 at the Gentry graveyard.
Son, born to Mr. & Mrs. James Strain.
Degonia: William Y. Baker, died Jan 30, (if he had lived 4 more days, would have been age 84 years) he had spent 62 years as a devoted Christian and a member of Methodist Church. Uncle Bilie lives a wife, 4 daughters, 5 sons, 1 brother and 4 sisters. Buried Monday at the Brown Chapel cemetery, last rites by Rev. Bryan & Rev. Kiper.
Stanley: Infant child of William and Lucy Dilbeck was buried in Mt. Olive cemetery last week.
Local: Daughter born Sunday, Jan 31, to Mr. & Mrs. George A. Roth
Son, born Jan 22, to Louis Kuntzman.

Marriage License:
James Martin to Mary Jackson
Sam Ellis to Ettie Martin
George Miller to Emma Fleeger
Newburgh Leader: Ed Boothman, was found dead in his bed, Friday afternoon, Jan 22 supposed of a heart failure. He had been in US about 40 years, lived in and near Newburgh for 27 years., aged about 60 years, buried Sunday by G. A. R. Post of this place.

2 July 1897
Mrs. R. A. Morgan. Mrs. R. A. Morgan died Sunday, June 27th, at 12 o'clock, midnight, after a long illness, aged 71 years. 2 months and 10 days. Funeral services were conducted at the Main Street M. E. Church, June 29th, at two o'clock p.m., by Rev. G. D. Wolfe, of Princeton, Indiana. The deceased left two daughters and two sons surviving her as follows: Mrs. D. W. Brown, of Evansville. Mrs. James H. McCulla, Charles and Alvah Morgan, of Boonville. They request us to say that they return thanks to the neighbors and friends for the kind assistance rendered during the long illness, death and burial of their mother. The bereaved family have the sympathy of a large circle of friends and acquaintances in their loss of a kind and affectionate mother.
(note: Mrs. R. A. Morgan is America Jane Lankford Morgan, wife of Reuben Arnold Morgan)
Mr. C. C. Ferguson, Sr., has been quite ill this week at this home one mile southeast of town.

Oakland City Journal: Mrs. O. M. Cockrum and little son Barrett, are visiting relatives at Boonville.

County Auditor T. P. Tillman and wife visited the latter's aged parents near Dale, Ind., last Saturday.

Miss Flora Mellen returned Wednesday from Terre Haute, where she has been attending the State Normal.

John E. Bell, of Cannelton, and conductor on the Cannelton branch of the Air Line, was in our city yesterday.

Rev. B. A. May, of Cannelton, has accepted the position of principal of the Preparatory Academy at De(?)Paaw University.

Miss Edna McCoy returned Saturday to her home at Rockville, Ind., after a pleasant visit with Mr. and Mrs. Chauncey Olin.

Mr. and Mrs. Geo. A. Roth will start tomorrow, Saturday, for Waukeshaw Springs, Wis., where they will spend their summer vacation.

Messrs. Chas. Allen, Louis Kinderman, Jacob Taylor, Cale Gough, Henry and Chas. Shafer spent the first of the week on the Ohio river fishing.

Young Gus Roth, son of the dry goods merchant, Geo. J. Roth, will start tomorrow for St. Paul to visit his grandfather, W. C. Smith and family.


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