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Brown County, Indiana Obit.
Lottie Bell Condon was born September 5, 1881, in Brown County Indiana, and departed this life in Fredonia on February 2, 1935. She came with her parents to Severy, Kansas where in 1899 she was united in marriage to Roy Upham, who preceded her in death in 1914. To their union were born five children: Chas. E. Upham of San Bernardino, Calif. Lucy Marie Shaddon of San Pedro, Calif, Lois Woodruffe of Fredonia and Lodema Mae King and Fay Woodruffe of Kansas City, MO. She was later united in marriage to A.M. Copp of Fredonia and Virginia. Mildred and Geraldean of the home. Besides her husband and children Mrs. Copp leaves to mourn her departure five grandchildren: Charles E. Upham Jr., and LeRoy Fred Upham of San Bernadino, Calif. and Carl Leroy Woodruffe, Lola Darline Woodruffe and Edward Monroe Wooten of Fredonia.
Submitted by: Kyle M. Condon

February 14, 1923 Indianapolis Sunday Star
Mrs. Julia Harrison, aged 83 years old, wife of late Rev. William Henry Harrison, is dead at her home in Hamblen Township. Mrs. Harrison was a member of the Methodist church. The husband died about twelve years ago. The following children survive: Mrs. David Walker, Edinburg; Mrs. William Cochran and Mrs. Jacob Rhude, Hamblen Township; and Levi Harrison, Franklin Township.

Miss Minnie Deckard, 28 years old, daughter of Thomas Deckard, one of Brown County's most prominent farmers, is dead at her home in Johnson Township. Miss Deckard was a student in the Nashville High School here.

Michael Wiery. Word as reached Nashville of the death of Michael Wiery, 68 years old, formerly of Nashville, at his home in Edinburg. The widow and six children survive.

August 27, 1853 The Morgan County Gazette
Died in Brown County, three miles South of Morgantown on the 11th, Calvin Skinner Esq. age about 35

Vardeman Bard, aged 70 years, of Brown county, was dragged under a low shed, where he attempted to drive his team, and was crushed to death.
Date: Thursday, June 18, 1891  Paper: Elkhart Weekly Review (Elkhart, IN)  Page: 2

Emma Edith (Sisson) Butler
County Name: Brown State: IN
Submitters Name: Kyle M. Condon
Obit: Emma Edith (Sisson) Butler, age 85 passed away Monday afternoon, March 16, 2015 at the Franklin United Methodist Community. She was a resident of Franklin and a former resident of Brown County.
Emma was born in Brown County on December 26, 1929, to her parents, the late Virgil and Nellie (Chittwood) Sisson. She was a 1948 graduate of Helmsburg High School and retired in 1994 from Preston Safeway Supermarket in Indianapolis after 35 years of service.
Emma enjoyed trying her luck at the Casino, was an avid reader and enjoyed working crossword puzzles. She also enjoyed crocheting, knitting, scrapbooking and spending time with her family.
Emma is survived by her loving children: John (Ann) Butler of Southport, NC, Charles Butler of Franklin, Ronald (Nancy) Butler of Shelbyville and James Butler of Mustang, OK. She will be remembered by her siblings: Marjorie Collett of Brunswick, GA, Mary Frownfelter of Buchanan, TN, Helen Underwood of Martinsville, Marolyn Kirts of Columbus, Becky Scrougham, Chelsea, Lloyd and Lester Sisson all of Brown County, Robert Sisson of Clifford and Thurl Sisson of Martinsville; nine grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren.
Emma was preceded in death by her parents and siblings: Alvin and Harry Sisson, Catherine Sisson, Phyllis O'Quinn, Virginia Mathis, Carolyn Mathis and an infant sister, Thelma Jean Sisson.
The Rev. Burt Brock will conduct a funeral service on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at Meredith - Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry St. in Morgantown. Friends may call from 4 to 8:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Brown County.

James Clark  Parmerlee
County Name: Brown State: IN
Newspaper:  Republican, Columbus, Indiana,Date: Aug. 15, 1872
Submitters Name: Kyle M. Condon
Obit: "An accident happened at Edinburg on Saturday morning which resulted in the death of J. C. Parmerlee, said to be the wealthiest citizen of Brown county. Mr. Parmerlee got off the train due at Edinburg at 1:25 A. M., and in walking alongside the train fell under the second car. The hinder truck of the second car and both trucks of the third passed over him, cutting off both legs and the fingers of one hand. He had just waked from sleep before getting off the train. He died from his injuries about 4 o'clock on Saturday morning. A cornoner's jury impanneled to hold an inquest over the body, returned a verdict censuring the company and employees for not stopping longer at the station. Mr. Parmerlee was about sixty-eight years of age and was held in the highest esteem by all who knew him."
Article from the Republican, Columbus, Indiana, Thursday, Aug. 15, 1872:

Reba(Schrougham) Condon
County Name: Brown State: Ind
Newspaper: The Indianapolis Star Date: May 15, 1992
Submitters Name: Kyle M. Condon
Obit: REBA SCHROUGHAM CONDON,
93, Martinsville, died Wednesday, Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in N.F. Chance Funeral Home, Indianapolis, with calling from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. Saturday until services. She had worked at Blue Ribbon Metal Polish Co. Memorial to the Goshen Church cemetery fund, in care of Charles Fox, R.R. 4, Box 108, Nashville, Ind. 47448. Survivors: daughter Vi Walton: son, Don Condon: brother Omar Schrougham.
Source The Indianapolis Star, Indianapolis, Indiana May 15, 1992

Vincent Schrougham
County Name: Brown State: IN
Newspaper: The Republic Date: Jan 23, 1932
Submitters Name: Kyle M Condon
Obit: NASHVILLE CIVIL WAR VET IS DEAD
Vincent Schrougham, 83, Dies of Pneumonia-Many Descendants
Vincent Schrougham, 83, veteran of the Civil war died this morning at 9:30 o'clock at his home in Nashville, following two weeks illness of Pneumonia.
Mr. Schrougham was born and reared in Brown county and spent his entire life there and practically his whole life in the present home. He enlisted for service at the age 17 years and served through the war returning to Brown county at the close. He engaged in farming and at various times held county offices. He was a life long member of the Methodist church and was well known in Brown and Bartholomew counties.
His wife passed away about six years ago. Surviving are three sons and two daughters, Benton Schrougham, auditor of Brown county: Omer, of Nashville, Charles of Indianapolis, Mrs. Minnie Settle, of Indianapolis and Mrs. A.H. Robertson. There are also 75 grandchildren and great grandchildren, a sister Mrs. Nan Stucker, 82 of Fisher Ill: two brothers George 92, of Chicago and John of California.
Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Boeschen church north of Nashville and burial will be in the church cemetery.
Source: The Republic-Columbus, Indiana Jan 23, 1932

John Henry Condon
County Name: Brown State: IN
Newspaper: Franklin Evening Star Date: 6 Feb 1947
Submitters Name: Kyle M. Condon
Obit: Funeral Friday For John H. Condon, 88 Lived in Whiteland For Past Two Weeks
WHITELAND, Feb 6-John Henry Condon age 88, passed away Wednesday morning about 11 o'clock at his home in Whiteland where he had moved two weeks ago.
Mr. Condon suffered a stroke last Friday and had been in critical condition since that time.
Mr. Condon was born in Bridgeport, Belmont county, Ohio July 28, 1858 and was the second in a family of six children born to Alexander and Silena Baily Condon.
In 1860 the family moved to Columbus where they lived until about 1862 going to Hamblen township, Brown county, where he was reared.
On November 10, 1880, he was united in marriage to Louise Ellen (Addie) Mead. They went to housekeeping on her father homestead when he lived until about a year ago. She died November 23, 1910.
Five children were born to this union, two of whom survive; Ray Condon, of Greentown, and Mrs. Elmer Parsley, of Brown county, Dayton R. Condon, Iva A. Settles and Frank V. Condon are deceased.On Aug.24, 1916 he was united to Jennie E. Black, who survives with four children, *Acosta Condon, of Whiteland; Mrs. Clovis Schrogham of near Needham; Mr. Harry Miller and Mrs. Robert L. Reed of Franklin, Fifteen grandchildren also remain, and a sister Mrs. Lorena Walker, of Edinburg
who is the last surviving member left.
The body was taken to the Bond funeral home at Nashville, where friends are invited to call. Funeral services will be held at the Goshen Methodist church in Brown county, of which Mr. Condon was a member Friday afternoon at 2 p.m. and the body will be brought to Greenlawn cemetery in Franklin for burial. Mr. Condon was a loving father and a kind husband, and will be missed by a wide circle of friends
*Costa
Source: The Franklin Evening Star-Franklin, Indiana 6 Feb. 1947

Vincent Schrougham
County Name: Brown State: IN
Newspaper: The Republic, Columbus, IN Date: 01/23/1932
Submitters Name: Kyle M Condon
Obit: NASHVILLE CIVIL WAR VET IS DEAD
Vincent Schrougham, 83, Dies of Pneumonia-Many Descendants
Vincent Schrougham, 83, veteran of the Civil war died this morning at 9:30 o'clock at his home in Nashville, following two weeks illness of Pneumonia.
Mr. Schrougham was born and reared in Brown county and spent his entire life there and practically his whole life in the present home. He enlisted for service at the age 17 years and served through the war returning to Brown county at the close. He engaged in farming and at various times held county offices. He was a life long member of the Methodist church and was well known in Brown and Bartholomew counties.
His wife passed away about six years ago. Surviving are three sons and two daughters, Benton Schrougham, auditor of Brown county: Omer, of Nashville, Charles of Indianapolis, Mrs. Minnie Settle, of Indianapolis and Mrs. A.H. Robertson. There are also 75 grandchildren and great grandchildren, a sister Mrs. Nan Stucker, 82 of Fisher Ill: two brothers George 92, of Chicago and John of California.
Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Boeschen church north of Nashville and burial will be in the church cemetery.
Source: The Republic-Columbus, Indiana Jan 23, 1932

Oren E. Schrougham
County Name: Brown State: IN
Newspaper: The Call-Leader Date: May 16, 1963
Submitters Name: Kyle M. Condon
Obit: Death Of Oren Schrougham Occurs Today
Oren E. Schrougham, 61, 536 North 13th Street died at 1:05 a.m. today at his home. He had been ill the past year.
Born June 29, 1901 in Nashville he was the son of Benton and Anna  Schrougham. He was married to Myrtle Holtsclaw Aug. 11, 1919 he was a former G.I. Sellers employee for 37 years and an employee of Ventoura Corp.
Survivors include: the widow, Myrtle; his father, Benton Schrougham of Beech Grove; two daughters, Mrs. Katie Glendora Sullivan of Elwood and Mrs. Vivian
Crum of Alexandria; six half brother Dale Campbell, all of Brown county, Delbert Campbell of Marion, brothers Wesley, Vernon and Orville, Kenneth Campbell of Elwood; a half sister, Mrs. Ruth Lake of Converse; and six grandchildren. Thebody is at the Clark chapel where friends my call this evening.
Funeral rites will be held at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon at Clark with Rev.Joseph P. Rousch of Elwood and Rev. L.G. Wertz, Muncie, officiating. Burial will made in the Elwood City cemetery.
Source: The Call-Leader (Elwood, Indiana) Thu, May 16, 1963

PEARL E. (CROUCH ) SCHROUGHAM
County Name: Brown State: IN
Newspaper: The Indianapolis Star Date: Mar 30, 2000
Submitters Name: Kyle M. Condon
Obit: PEARL E. CROUCH SCHROUGHAM
67, Indianapolis, died March 26. She had worked in the account office for the grain division of Farm Bureau COOP for 40 years. Mrs. Schrougham was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church, where she served as a Sunday school teacher, Services; 10 a.m. March 31 in Forest Lawn Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Home, State Road 135 Chapel, Greenwood, with calling from 5 to 8 p.m. March 30. Burial: Goshen Church Cemetery, Morgantown. Survivors; Husband Vernon Schrougham; daughters Sandra Schrougham, Teresa Webster; sister Rosemarie Couch, Mary Whitmer; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren
Source: The Indianapolis Star (Indianapolis, Indiana) Thu. Mar 30, 2000

Elizabeth Schrougham
County Name: Brown State: IN
Newspaper: The Republic Date: Sep 26, 2000
Submitters Name: Kyle M. Condon
Obit: Elizabeth Schrougham Sawmill Road
*Elizabeth Schrougham, 78, of Sawmill Road died at 12:43 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, 2000, at Columbus Regional Hospital.
She retired from Arvin Industries where work for 40 years. A memorial service will be at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Barkes, Inlow & Weaver Funeral Home on Washington Street with the Rev. Jon Carlstrom officiating. Calling will be from 3:30 p.m. until service time Wednesday.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.
Mrs. Schrougham was born in Columbia, Ky., Dec, 21, 1921, the daughter of Alexander and Sophie Land Stott. She married Warren M. Schrougham Nov. 9, 1940. He survives.
Other survivors include a son, James W. Schrougham of North Vernon; a daughter, Carolyn I. Sturgill of Columbus; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by five brothers, four sister and one granddaughter.
Source: The Republic (Columbus, Indiana) Tue. Sep 26, 2000 *Ollie Elizabeth Stott Schrougham

Stella Pearl Schrougham
County Name: Brown State: IN
Date: 1940
Submitters Name: Kyle M. Condon
Obit: Mrs. Schrougham Dies in Indianapolis
Funeral services for Mrs. Stella Pearl Schrougham, wife of Benton Schrougham were held Sunday afternoon at Goshen church, the Rev. K.D. Vandeventer, of Morristown M.E. church. officiating, interment was in Goshen cemetery.
Mrs. Schrougham died suddenly in Indianapolis Feb. 1, 1940. She was born in Bartholomew county Aug. 27, 1882, being 57 years, 5 months and 5 days of age. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs.James O'Haver of Bartholomew.
She was united in marriage to Benton Schrougham March 30, 1900. To this union were born eight girls and two boys; Edith, Lawrence, May, Dorothy, Thelma, Malinda, Mary, Margaret, Catherine, and Benton Jr.
The husband and all the children all survive except May who died May 29, 1923.
The children are located as follows; Edith Jeffries, Mary Margaret, Catherine and Benton Jr, Indianapolis; Lawrence, Thelma and Malinda of Nashville; and Dorothy Donaldson, of Freetown. She is also survived by four grandchildren, Annette and Cecil Jefferies, Judith Ann Schrougham and Alan Donaldson , and two brother and two sisters, Edwin O'Haver of Garden City, Elias O'Haver of Elizabethtowm, Nettie Dinn and Lula Miller of Edinburg.
Mrs. Schrougham united with the church in 1923 and was a member of the M.E. Church at the time of her death. She died soon after suffering a paralytic stroke.
Bond & Son of Nashville were the undertakers in charge of the funeral

Benton Schrougham
County Name: Brown State: IN
Newspaper: The Columbus Herald Date: Jul 16, 1965
Submitters Name: Kyle M. Condon
Obit: Benton Schrougham Dies at 86
NASHVILLE- Benton Schrougham, 86, former Brown county official and schoolteacher, died at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Sullivan nursing home in Morgantown.
Mr. Schrougham had been in ill health over five years, and had spent most of that time in nursing homes. He moved from Brown county in Indianapolis in 1938.
He served as auditor of Brown county from 1928 through 1936, and prior to that was a teacher in Brown county rural schools for 12 years. A member of Nashville Methodist church, he worked as a carpenter after moving to Indianapolis.
A native of Brown county, he was born Oct. 12,1878 to Vincent and Catherine Alder Schrougham. March 30, 1909, he married the former Pearl O'Haver, who did in 1940.
Survivors are two sons, Lawrence Schrougham of Nashville and Benton Schrougham, Jr., of Indianapolis; six daughter, Mrs. Edith Jeffries and Miss. Mary Schrougham of Indianapolis, Mrs. Thelma Davis of South Bend, Mrs. Melinda King of Nashville, Mrs. Margaret Kelly of Kirkland and Mrs. Catherine Dunlap of Beech Grove; a brother, Omer Schrougham of Nashville route 3; 15 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. A daughter Dorothy Donaldson died in 1961.
Funeral serviced will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Bond funeral home by the Rev. James Austin. Burial will be at Goshen cemetery in Brown County.
Persons may call at the funeral home after 6 o'clock tonight.
Source: The Columbus Herald (Columbus, Indiana) Fri. Jul 16, 1965 

Nellie M "Nell" Zody Schrougham
County Name: Brown State: IN
Newspaper:  The RepublIc Date: Nov 3, 1987
Submitters Name: Kyle M. Condon
Obit: Merle K. Schrougham's widow Nell M. Schrougham Morgantown
MORGANTOWN- Nell M. Schrougham, 78, widow of Merle K. Schrougham, died Monday afternoon at Henderson Nursing Home in Morgantown. She had been in failing health for several years.
Mrs. Schrougham worked at Camp Atterbury during the 1950's and had been employed at Henderson Nursing Home. She attended Morgantown Assembly of God Church, was a member of Morgantown Senior Citizens and loved needlework and quilting.
Funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. Gene McClain at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home., where calling hours will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will be at Bean Blossom Cemetery.
Born March 8, 1909, in Brown County, Mrs. Schrougham was the daughter of Leander and Bertha Walker Zody. She was married to Merle K Schrougham on Aug. 19, 1926, and he died in 1975.
Survivors include three sons, Robert L. Schrougham of Nashville, Route 4, James P. Schrougham of Nashville and Jerry K. Schrougham of Morgantown route 4; a sister, Nova Altop of Morgantown route 3, 20 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter and a sister.
Source: The Republic (Columbus, Indiana) Tue. Nov 3, 1987

James C Parmerlee
County Name: Brown State: IN
Newspaper: Martinsville Indiana Reporter Date: Nov. 1913
Submitters Name: Kyle M. Condon
Obit: HALF BROTHER DEAD. J.M. Neely Received Sad Message This Morning from Pueblo, Colo. J.M. Neely received a message this morning announcing the death of his half-brother, James C. Parmelee at Pueblo, Colorado. His death occured Friday and resulted from an attack of paralysis. The deceased was sixty-five years of age. His weife is but he has chidren in the West. The burial will be at Sedalia. Mr. Parmerlee was born in Brown county and grew to manhood there, but has lived in the West for many years. Source: Martinsville Indiana Reporter Nov. 1913
Kosciusko and Fulton County
Harvey P. Mickey, M.D., a successful practitioner of Las Cruces, is a native of the State of Indiana, born in Kosciusko county April 9, 1862.  He is of Scotch descent, his ancestors being among the early settlers of Pennsylvania.  His grandfather was a soldier in the war of 1812.  His father, Daniel Mickey, was born in the Keystone State in 1825, and was married to Miss Catherine Etzweiler, a native of the State of Ohio, of German ancestry.  He was one of the pioneers of Fulton county, Indiana, and for many years was a successful farmer.  He and his wife were the parents of six children, three sons and three daughters, five of whom are living.  The mother died in 1880, in the forth-fourth year of her age.
Dr. Mickey is the fifth born of the family.  He received his literary education in the Central Normal College in Indiana, and was graduated from a medical college of Indiana, March 5, 1888, and later took a course of lectures in Medical Department of Iowa University.  He began the practice of his profession at New Castle, Indiana, and afterward practiced for some time in Richmond, same State.  On account of failing health he was compelled to seek a milder climate, and with this object in view came to New Mexico.  He looked over Arizona, and after traveling eight months in New Mexico, during which time he made close observations of the climate of the Territory, he settled in Las Cruces, June 22, 1894.  He has already been greatly benefited by the change of latitude and believes that he will eventually be restored to perfect health.  In the practice of medicine he has met with most satisfactory results.  He is fully breast of the times upon all matters relating to the practice and science of medicine, and has taken a leading rank among the members of his profession.
The Doctor was married April 23, 1889, to Miss Anna Marts, a native of Wells county, Indiana.  This union has been blessed by the birth of two children, June and Harvey P., Jr.  In politics Dr. Mickey adheres to the principles of the Democratic party, but his active interest is given wholly to his profession.
[Source:  "An Illustrated History of New Mexico . . .;" The Lewis Publishing Company, 1895; transcribed by GT Transcription Team]

 Robert L. Schrougham
County Name: Brown State: IN
Newspaper: Brown County Democrat Date: 05/31/2016
Submitters Name: Kyle M. Condon
Obit: Robert L. Schrougham, 89, of Nashvillle, died at 12:15 a.m., Wednesday, May 29, 2016, at Brown County Health & Living Community.
Robert was born in Brown County, Oct. 23, 1926, to the late Merle and Nelle Zody Schrougham.
Mr. Schrougham retired from Cummins Engine Company. He enjoyed woodworking, especially making cabinets and furniture and loved fishing in Florida.
Survivors include his wife, Winifred; children, Sherry, Gary, Lynn and Larry (Donna) Schrougham; brother, Jerry Schrougham; step children; Rosalyn LaFlower, Beverly Hynes, Connie ( Larry) Percifield; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He was proceeded in death by brother, Jim Schrougham; sisters, Patricia Emburton, Freeda Derringer; and daughter, Marsha.
A funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, June 3, at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home, 1029 Washington Street in Columbus, with the Rev. Daryl Gressel officiating.
Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, June 2, and from 9 a.m. until the time of service Friday at the funeral homeBurial will be in Garland Brook Cemetery in Columbus. Full military rites will be presented by the Bartholomew County Veterans Honor Guard.

Eva L. (Schrougham) Ford County Name: Brown State: IN Newspaper: funeral home website Submitters Name: Kyle M. Condon Obit: Eva L. (Schrougham) Ford, age 91, passed away peacefully on Saturday morning, October 1, 2016 at Greenwood Meadows. She was a resident of Greenwood. Eva was born on March 23, 1925, in Nashville to the late, Omar and Alta R. (Clark) Schrougham. She attended Helmsburg High School in Brown County. Eva married Floyd W. Ford on August 2, 1941 in Nashville, Indiana. He lovingly survives after 75 years of marriage. Eva is also survived by her children, Donna L. (Elmer) Schott of Brown County and F. Keith (Judy) Ford of Paragon; siblings, Pete (Doris) Schrougham of Nashville and Max (Veda) Schrougham of Trafalgar; grandchildren, Eric Baker of Bargersville, Thomas K. (Amanda) Baker of Whiteland, Anna M. (Jim) Voyles and Lisa Kinnaird both of Martinsville; great grandchildren, Paisley Baker of Greenwood, Allison Baker and Aaron Baker both of Whiteland, Zachary Voyles of Seymour, Maggie Voyles, Brandon Kinnaird and Tyler Kinnaird all of Martinsville. She was preceded in death by siblings, Fanetta Johnson, Merrill, Clovis, Raymond, Warren, and Ralph Schrougham. Eva was a loving mother, homemaker and a devoted Preacher's wife. She attended the South Meridian Church of God in Indianapolis and was a former member of the Goshen Church in Brown County, Brown County Church of God, Linton Church of God and the Martinsville Church of God. Eva enjoyed wintering with her husband, both in Leesburg and Frost Proof, Florida. She was an avid reader, loved her family and enjoyed cooking and baking. The Rev. Leroy Collins will conduct a funeral service on Thursday at 11 a.m. at Meredith - Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry St. in Morgantown. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Entombment will be at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Greenwood.




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