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Finding Our Warrick County, IN Ancestors

1898 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.

Hudson, Isaac H.
March 25, 1898 Boonville Enquirer

Isaac H. Hudson, was born June 2, 1852, and died March 21, 1898 of heart disease at hospital in Evansville. Interment Thursday at 2 o'clock p.m., in Maple Grove cemetery, Rev. John Ferguson officiating. The deceased left surviving, a wife, four children and his aged parents, William P. Hudson and wife. The bereaved family have the sympathy of a large circle of friends and acquaintances in their loss of son, husband and father.

Veeck, Eddie
March 25, 1898 Boonville Standard (Degonia News)

Death visited the family of Frank Veeck last Saturday by taking their ten year old son, Eddie. The funeral took place Monday at the German M.E. church, being conducted by Rev. Helwig. The deceased leaves many friends and relatives to mourn his death and the bereaved parents have the sympathy of all.


Huber, Nancy A.
April 1, 1898 Boonville Enquirer

Died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Wm. Baum, on March 20, Mrs. Nancy A. Huber. The deceased was born January 16, 1833 in Tennessee, and moved with her parents to Warrick County when nine years of age. She was married to Francis C. Huber in 1850, who, 20 years ago, preceded her to the grave. Five sons and one daughter are left to mourn the loss of a kind and loving mother. Mrs. Huber has been a consistent member of the C.P. Church since �61 and was a charter member of the C.P. Church at this place. The immediate cause of Mrs. Huber�s death was paralysis. Rev. Chas. Marts conducted the funeral solemnities, Monday, at the C.P. Church, after which the remains were laid to rest in the Center Cemetery.

Powers, Mary Ellen
August 12, 1898 Boonville Enquirer (Crowville News)

The death monster that visits our sweet homes and gets its prey, crept to the home of Isaac Powers and claimed for its victim his beloved wife, Mary Ellen. Aunt Mary lingered with that awful pain for eight weeks, which brought her poor body to rack and her soul departed to join that happy band where she suffers no more pain. Aunt Mary was an aged woman, loved and respected by all who knew her. She leaves a husband and six children, Bailey, Martin, Alfred and Mrs. Philetus Campbell, Mrs. Enos Miles and Mrs. Rilda Dodd. We join the great host of friends and relatives in bearing their troubles and loss of Aunt Mary.

Powers, Mary E.
August 12, 1898 Boonville Standard

Mrs. Mary E. Powers died at her home on Saturday morning. She was 61 years old and leaves 3 boys, 3 girls and a husband to mourn her death. The burial took place Sunday at Freedom cemetery. All extend sympathy to those in mourning.

Hemenway, Missouri
August 12, 1898 Boonville Standard

Died, on Tuesday, Aug. 9, of consumption, Mrs. Missouri Hemenway, consort of Jas. Hemenway, Jr. Deceased was aged 81 years. Burial took place at Stone graveyard, west of Boonville.

Boonville Enquirer
11 Nov 1898, p. 3. c. 7
MR. RICHARD LANKFORD. Last week, the dark angel, death, again visited our community, plucking therefrom one of our oldest and most beloved citizens. Richard Lankford was born in England, March 30, 1811 and died Nov 1, 1898, aged 87 years, 7 months and 1 day. He emigrated to this country in 1828, when 17 years old and settled in Vanderburgh county, where he was married to Miss Mary Watson in 1832, who, with him, united with the Regular Baptist Church called New Salem. They removed to Warrick county in the spring of 1854 and located on a farm one and one-half miles south of Lynnville, where he resided until his death. Soon after moving to this county he and his wife united with the Regular Baptist church, at this place, by letter, where he filled the office of deacon for a number of years. Their union was blessed with nine children, seven of which preceded him to the grave. His wife, after a peaceful and happy union of sixty-three years, was called to her eternal reward in June 1895. Besides being one of the most upright citizens and Christ-like men, he was also a staunch democrat and never lost an opportunity to uphold and defend his party. His life should be a grand lesson for all and especially the young should follow in the footsteps of Grandpa Lankford and try to make their lives as useful as he has done. He has been in poor health for some time and now he is released from all suffering, pain and care, and is resting with the saints above, there is no doubt. He will be greatly missed, not by his family alone, but by his neighbors, the vicinity at large and by his church, where he was a faithful attendant when his health would permit. He leaves one son, Richard Langford, Jr., of Pleastantville, and Mrs. Sarah E. McMurtry, of this place, besides a number of grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends to mourn his departure. The bereaved relatives have the sympathy of the entire community. The funeral services were conducted by Elder J. W. Crane, at the regular Baptist Church, Nov 2d, 1898, after which the remains were deposited in the Lynnville Cemetery to await the great Resurrection Morn:
A loved one from us has gone, To dwell above the sky; In that blissful, happy home, He never more shall die. He is free from toil and care And all his sufferings here; The love of Jesus he shall share, And never shed a tear. Annie Dilday, Cor.


December 2, 1898
Boonville Standard
* Mr. Joseph Murdock and Miss Jessie Martyn of Oakland were married at Evansville Wednesday.
* Fred McConnell and Walter Fortune have reinlisted in the Regular army. They have been assigned to the 161st Ind.
* W. Z. Bennett gave a Thanksgiving dinner to quite a number of relatives and friends. About forty-five ate dinner with him Thanksgiving day.
* Miss Ella Cissell has returned home.
* Carl Picker spent Thanksgiving at home.
* Jacob Martel attended the Farmers Institute.
* Miss Pearl Wilder is visiting in Evansville this week.
* Chas. Allen spent a part of last week in Louisville.
* E. E. Lockwood of Poseyville, was in town Monday.
* Miss Bertha DeForest is visiting in Evansville this week.
* Eli Youngblood and wife spent Sunday at Richland.
* Robert Gough, Sr is confined to his room with illness.
* Mrs. Fred Riggs is visiting friends in Evansville this week.
* W. A. Raiborne of Lynnville, was in Boonville Wednesday


July 15, 1898 Boonville Standard
* Miss Emma Gast visited friends in Evansville.
* Wm. L. Hudson left yesterday for Omaha, Neb.
* Miss Annie Reckert is visiting relatives in Terre Haute.
* Mr. Jacob Weyerbacher is in Evansville with relatives.
* H. G. Roetzel of Evansville was here last Friday on business.
* Mrs. C. Rumph of Evansville is visiting Mr. and Mrs. John Hepp.
* Frank Haas of Louisville, was in the city Wednesday with friends.
* Edward Dalton of Missouri, has accepted a position at the Elkhorn mill.
* Miss Sadie Lacer of Louisville is here visiting friends and relatives.
* Geo. Kirsch, mail clerk on the L & N visited relatives here this week.
* Master Jas. McCulla spent the first of the week with relatives here this week.
* Mrs. Martha Baker, of Wichita, Kan., is visiting Mr. and Mrs. Abner McCool.
* Congressman James A. Hemenway returned Monday from Washington, D.C.
* Mr. and Mrs. G. T. Pursley of Evansville are visiting Mr. and Mrs. W. N. Denny.
* Dr. Will McKenney of Nashville, Tenn., arrived Thursday for a visit with his parents.
* Mrs. J. W. Curtis and daughters Vera and Hazel of Evansville are visiting relatives here.
* Miss Ella Sturdyville of Evansville, visited Miss Nellie Young the latter part of last week.
* Misses Lula and Delta Beeler returned Tuesday from a visit with their grandmother at Oakland City.

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