Lawrence County Indiana

Death Notices

—Bedford Star: Noah Bridwell, one of the oldest citizens of the county, died at his residence, seven miles northeast of town, on Wednesdav of last week. He had lived in Lawrence county every since 1826, and was in the seventy- ninth year of his age at the time of his death. He was a soldier in the war of 1812, and was present at the battle of New Orleans, being eighteen years ol age at the time. Dec 5 1876,. Elkhart News


BEDFORD. Ind-, March 1.—Mr. John Durham died at his home in this city this morning. He had not been well for two weeks and heart failure developed today. Mr. Durham was general manager of the Chicago Eureka Lumber and Tie Company. He formerly was engaged in banking- business in Danville, IIL. and his remains will be sent to that city for interment. He was a Knight Templar. March 3, 1897

MARION, Ind-; 0ct. 19,John H. Wigger, one of the best-known harness and buggy dealers in this city, died Saturday night at 11 o'clock. Mr. Wigger was born In the grand duchy of Oldenburg, now a part or the German empire, and came to this country in Ten years later he located In Marion. He began on a few dollars, and, at the time of his deathr listed among the local banks as worth in the neighborhood of 5500,000, He had been ill for four months. Five weeks ago his son Paul died.Oct 21, 1896 Indiana State Journal

 SP1CELAND, Ind. Oct.-19.—Peter Thurman, a well-known colored man of Spiceland, was buried today. He died of paralysis, after a sickness of one day. His age was seventy-one. He has a twin brother still living- During the war he was a servant of General Bragg, of Wisconsin- Oct 21, 1896 Indiana State Journal

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