Roy Shoch, the eleven year old son of Mrs. Moore, was buried at the Kemper cemetery last Friday; the funeral was largely attended.
(Newton Daily Republican ~ Wednesday ~ May 6, 1891 ~ Page 4)
August, the thirteen year old son of Mr. Schmitt, died the other Sunday of brain fever. He was interred the next day at the Kemper cemetery. The Rev. Mr. Walter officiated.
(Newton Daily Republican ~ Thursday ~ July 9, 1891 ~ Page 4)
DEATH OF MRS. MATILDA WYATT
Mrs. Matilda Wyatt died at the home of her son, W. H. Wyatt, Saturday afternoon of epilepsy. She was seventy-two years of age at the time of her death, and quite feeble. The funeral was held yesterday afternoon, the interment being made in Kemper's cemetery south of the city.
(Newton Daily Republican ~ Monday ~ April 30, 1894 ~ Page 4)
THE FUNERAL OF CHRIS SCHMIDT
The body of Chris Schmidt will be brought here from Wyoming on Wednesday and his funeral will be held Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the home of C. Schmidt, three and one-half miles east of Halstead. Interment will be made in the Kemper cemetery near Van Arsdale.
(Newton Evening Kansan-Republican ~ Tuesday ~ July 6, 1915 ~ Page 1)
MOORE, NETTIE M.
Nettie M., the 12-day-old baby girl of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Moore of Sedgwick died Saturday morning at 1 o'clock at the home in Sedgwick. A funeral service was conducted at the home Saturday afternoon and burial took place in the Kemper cemetery near Sedgwick.
(Newton Evening Kansan-Republican ~ Monday ~ July 26, 1920 ~ Page 2)
MOORE, MATTHEW WILLIAM
Announcement of the death of Matthew William Moore at his home in Sedgwick at 10 o'clock last night was received her this morning. He was 65 years of age and had been troubled for some time for rheumatism. The funeral will be held from the Christian church at Sedgwick at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon and interment will be made in the Kemper cemetery at Van Arsdale. Mr. Moore was an old resident of Sedgwick having lived there for the past twenty-five years.
(Newton Evening Kansan-Republican ~ Tuesday ~ July 25, 1922 ~ Page 5)
Jeff May the twelve years old son of Thomas W. May and Mrs. Dora May was kicked by a horse and fatally injured at Haviland, Kansas yesterday where he was staying with his mother who was employed there.
The grief stricken mother has wired to her relatives here that she will bring the body to Newton for burial and it is expected she will arrive this evening but nothing definite is known. The funeral arrangements will be made after her arrival.
The father of the lad is in Chicago doing construction work. Other members of the family are a brother, W. L. May of McLain, Mrs. Mary Brainerd and Caroline May.
(Newton Evening Kansan-Republican ~ Tuesday ~ July 25, 1922 ~ Page 5)
KLINE, INFANT DAUGHTER
The infant daughter of Theo. Kline, living in Steele's addition, died Saturday. The remains were interred in the Walton cemetery.
(Newton Daily Republican ~ Monday ~ July 19, 1886 ~ Page 1)
The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Zuelkau, residing on section 33, Walton township, died yesterday and will be buried today in the Walton cemetery.
(Newton Evening Kansan ~ Wednesday ~ December 7, 1887 ~ Page 4)
Departed this life August 8, 1889 at the home of her brother, W. J. Gray of Walton, Mrs. Carrie Fulmer aged 34 years. The remains were laid to rest in the Walton cemetery.
The deceased had been a sufferer from lung trouble for many months and had recently gone with her husband to El Dorado Springs, Mo., in the hope of receiving some benefit---but her time had come---the call was given ---peacefully and gladly she answered and went home to God singing her good-bye to earth. So quietly she went away that we who lingered round the couch of the dying felt indeed that:
"There is no Death! What seems so is transition;
This life of mortal breath
Is but a suburb of the life elysian,
Whose portal we call Death."
(Newton Daily Republican ~ Tuesday ~ August 20, 1889 ~ Page 3)
The infant child of Perry Turner was buried at the Walton cemetery on Friday.
(Newton Daily Republican ~ Thursday ~ April 24, 1890 ~ Page 3)
DEATH OF MRS. SEAMAN
Mrs. Margaret Seaman died yesterday after a long illness at her home near Walton. The cause of her death was liver complaint complicated with other ailments. She was fifty-one years old at the time of her death, and leaves many friends to mourn her demise.
The funeral took place this morning at 10 o'clock from the family residence. The body was interred in the Walton cemetery.
Mrs. Margaret Seaman, aged 51 years, died yesterday of liver complaint. She leaves five grown children to mourn her death. The funeral took place from the Baptist church at Walton today and was attended by a large concourse of sympathizing friends of the family. The remains were laid at rest in the Walton cemetery.
(Newton Evening Kansan ~ Wednesday ~ August 16, 1893 ~ Page 4)
NELSON, ANNA ELIZA
The remains of Mrs. J. Nelson were brought here from Gainsville, Texas, last Friday. The funeral services were held in the Methodist church, conducted by the Rev. B. C. Johnson, after wich the remains were incerred in the Walton cemetery. She leaves a husband and nine children to mourn for her. We join with their many friends in extending sympathy to the bereaved family. Mr. Nelson and three children accompanied the remains here and were met by Will, the oldest son, from Illinois.
(Newton Daily Republican ~ Thursday ~ April 5, 1895 ~ Page 4)
The corpse of Wm. Godfrey, who was killed in East New Hampshire on the night of April 25, arrived here last Thursday at noon via Wichita. From that hour until 4 o'clock p.m. over 100 persons, who had heard the sad news, assembled at the home of the family to pay their last respects to the unfortunate young man. Rev. W. Swartz conducted the services, after which the remains were interred in the Walton cemetery. The family of the deceased unites in extending their sincere thanks to the community for the deep sympathy manifested since the sad news reached them on the 26th. It was a sad Sabbath to them all.
(Newton Daily Republican ~ Thursday ~ May 7, 1896 ~ Page 4)
AN OLD SETTLER GONE
Joseph Gaunt, a farmer of Highland township, died at his home last night, after a two months' illness of dropsy. The funeral will be held tomorrow, the interment to be made in the Walton cemetery.
Deceased came to Harvey county twenty-three years ago and has always been known as a good citizen. He was a faithful member of the Christian church, and a man well-liked by his neighbors and friends.
(Newton Evening Kansan ~ Thursday ~ February 3, 1898 ~ Page 1)
BARTHOLOMEW, AQUILLA B.
A. Bartholomew who lives northeast of Walton died yesterday and was buried today in the Walton cemetery. He was one of the oldest settlers in the county.
(Newton Daily Republican ~ Saturday ~ October 29, 1898 ~ Page 1)
A. Bartholomew died last Friday and was buried in Walton cemetery Saturday. Services were held by the Masonic Lodge of Peabody to which he belonged. The bereaved family have the sympathy of the entire community.
(Newton Daily Republican ~ Thursday ~ November 3, 1898 ~ Page 3)
CONGDON, W. M. (HON.)
The man friends of Hon. W. M. Congdon of Sedgwick will regret to learn that he died at 6:30 Saturday evening at a hospital in Wichita. The cause of his death was Bright's disease. He had been in failing health for some time but his well known energy an will power sustained him until within the last few weeks.
He was one of our pioneers and was known by almost every citizen of the county and has been prominent in county and state affairs for many years.
He was born in Rutland county, Vermont, October 8th, 1829, where he lived until he came to Kansas. He was sheriff of that county and was also superintendent of public instruction and held other offices of trust in Vermont before coming to this state.
He came to Kansas and settled in Sedgwick City in June, 1871, and was one of the founders of that city. When he came to Kansas, he obtained some land and also engaged in the lumber business.
In 1876, he was elected to the state legislature from this county and was its representative for two successive terms. In 1885, he as elected to the state senate and served two successive terms in that body. He was an active and earnest Republican and has been a member of most of the state conventions.
He was a man of good ability, and as a legislator, stood in the front ranks. He did not speak often but rather was one of the forceful members who accomplished much without ostentation or display. He was, however, a pleasant speaker, with a fund of humor that was entertaining.
He was a pleasant and companionable man, of strict integrity and exemplary habits. He was firm and true in his friendships.
In February, 1854, in his native state, he was married to Miss Rachael H. Sherman, who survives him.
(Newton Evening Kansan ~ Monday ~ December 19, 1898 ~ Page 1)
HACKNEY, JOHN S.
After a lingering illness, John S. Hackney, of Highland township, passed to his rest yesterday afternoon at 4:30. The funeral will be held tomorrow. The hearse will leave the farm at noon, and the services will be held in the Walton Presbyterian church at 1:30, the interment to be made in the Walton cemetery.
Mr. Hackney was born near Uniontown, Fayette county, Pennsylvania, Februry 24, 1838. When a young man, he graduated from a business college and engaged in commercial pursuits. At the age of 24, he moved to Illinois, remaining one year, then going to Iowa and living one year, and from there to Montana and Idaho, wehre he was engaged in minin and freighting for several years. He came to Kansas in 1871, settling on section 10, Highland township, which was his home ever since. He was a substantial man, as his well-stocked farm always indicated. His lot was cast with the republican party, in which he was a strong worker. He held township offices for several years. His health had been failing for some time, and the last two months he suffered presumably from a cancer of the stomach. He leaves a wife and three children, Clara F., Cora L. and John.
(Newton Evening Kansan ~ Monday ~ December 19, 1898 ~ Page 1)
The three-months-old child of W. E. Jones, northeast of the city, died yesterday afternoon and was buried this afternoon in the Walton cemetery.
(Newton Evening Kansan ~ Tuesday ~ December 27, 1898 ~ Page 1)
McARTHUR, LaVERNA JEANETTE
The infant child of the Rev. J. M. McArthur died last Sunday and was buried Monday in the Walton cemetery.
(Newton Evening Kansan ~ Friday ~ February 10, 1899 ~ Page 3)
HARRIS, S. W.
The Walton Odd Fellows had charge of the funeral services of S. W. Harris which were held in the Methodist church at that place yesterday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. The body was interred in the Walton cemetery. A sister in New York was unable to attend on account of sickness and his only brother, who lives in California, was unable to be present. Sympathizing friends and neighbors of the deceased were in attendance at the services.
(Newton Kansan-Republican ~ Friday ~ January 18, 1901 ~ Page 4)
The funeral of Miss Effie Ives was held in Emporia Tuesday and the body was brought to Walton and was interred in the Walton cemetery. She formerly lived in Walton and was known and respected by all.
(Newson Evening-Kansan-Republican ~ Saturday ~ March 23, 1901 ~ Page 2)
Funeral services were held over the body of Earl Walker at Walton today. The Walker family are old residents of Harvey county, coming here in 1871, but for the past few years have been making their home in Kansas City. Earl died at Pueblo, where he was employed, last Tuesday. The funeral services were conducted by the Rev. W. A. Elliott of the First Baptist church of this city, at 11 o'clock this morning, and the body laid to rest in the Walton cemetery.
ACHESON, JOHN L.
DEATH OF J. L. ACHESON
Heart Disease Ended His Life at 2 O'clock Yesterday afternoon
The death at two o'clock yesterday afternoon of John L. Acheson removes from the streets of Newton a familiar figure and from the community a worthy and upright citizen. During the eighteen years of his residence in this city, the deceased had become widely known throughout the county and by his strict probity of character had secured the confidence and esteem of all who came in contact with him.
John L. Acheson was born in Muskingum county, Ohio, April 28, 1827. His early life was spent in the county in which he was born and he grew to manhood before leaving his parental home. As a boy and a youth his life was marked by the energy and determination with which he endeavored to secure an education. He was essentially what is known in this day and age as a "self-made" man. Although unable to enjoy the advantages of even a common school education, he was a great reader and a zealous student and at night, after the labors of the day had been laid aside, by the light of the pine-knots in the fire-place of his father's house, he devoted hours to the perusal of worthy books and to the study of their contents. In this way, like many of the rugged characters who have become famous in the annals of our nation, he acquired an education which, though rudimentary, was lasting. At twenty years of age he became a school teacher and for sixteen terms he followed this avocation devotedly and with success. Between terms he worked in his father's flour-mill. In 1852 he was married to Miss McCollough who fell sick and died less than two years after their marriage. Moving to Jackson county, Ohio, in 1857, he was married in 1858 to Miss Katherine Hasty of that locality. To this union seven children were born, six boys and one girl, of whom three boys and the daughter died in infancy. The other three are living. Mr. Acheson moved to Jones county, Iowa, in 1868 where his second wife died in 1870. He was married October 31st, 1872, to Mary Jane Brush who survives him. In 1884 he moved to Newton and engaged in business here as a real estate agent.
Since coming to Newton, Mr. Acheson has been prominently identified with the educational and moral interests of the city. He was a member of the senate of Cooper Memorial college at Sterling and was for several years treasurer of that institution. He has served a number of terms on the school board and was one of its most highly esteemed members. Mr. Acheson joined the United Presbyterian church when eighteen years of age and has been a ruling elder of that denomination since 1868. The local church has found in him one of its most ardent supporters and consecrated workers. For its interests he has labored devotedly and unceasingly, year in and year out. His earnest, sincere christian life was a blessing to the church and a power for good in the community. One of the most marked traits of his character was his unaffected interest in the welfare of his friends and acquaintances. Many a heart has been cheered and encouraged by a sympathizing word or a kind smile from him. During the two years he has been in poor health and especially in the last few months while he has been a great sufferer from heart disease, his sublime faither has shone resplendent and has proved a benediction to those that have been near him. Never a murmur or a word of complaint has passed his lips. On the contrary, he has comforted and cheered those about him. He was indeed a goo man and the community can ill afford to lose him.
The deceased is survived by his wife and three sons. All of the latter are graduates of Monmouth college, of Monmouth, Ill., and of the Xenia Theological Seminary and are in the ministry of the United Presbyterian church. Robert H. is located at West Hoboken, New Jersey; James M. at Boyden, Iowa; and John L. at Pine Bush, N.Y.
The funeral services will be held tomorrow at half past ten o'clock in the United Presbyterian church. Burial will be in the Walton cemetery.
(Newton Evening Kansan-Republican ~ Thursday ~ February 6, 1902 ~ Page 1)
HACKNEY, LIZZIE GLENN
One of the most largely attended funeral services that have taken place in Harvey county for a long time was that of Mrs. Frank Hackney at Walton yesterday. The services were held in the M.E. church, Rev. Weaver officiating. The body was buried in the Walton cemetery.
(Newton Evening Kansan-Republican ~ Monday ~ April 21, 1902 ~ Page 4)
MRS. FARMER DEAD
Mrs. J. K. Farmer of Walton died this morning between the hours of ten and eleven o'clock. She has been ill of the pneumonia for several weeks and her condition has been considered to be critical for the last two weeks. She is survived by her husband, and six children. Three of the children, Miss Ida and Orville and Wren live at the paternal home. Mrs. C. D. Bale lives in Gypsum City and Mrs. Hoover at St. Joseph, Mo. The eldest son practices medicine in Chicago. Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at three o'clock and interment will be made in the Walton cemetery.
(Newton Evening Kansan-Republican ~ Wednesday ~ October 29, 1902 ~ Page 1)
JOHNSON, MOSES T.
Of a Life Fraught With Many Vicissitudes
Moses T. Johnson, the subject of this sketch, was born in Vermillion county, Ill., January 11th, 1841, and died at the Axtell hospital, Newton, Kansas, April 4th, 1903. He was a son of Rev. B. C. and Eleanor S. Johnson, both of whom are buried in the Newton cemetery. His father was for more than fifteen years a minister in the Methodist Protestant church, a large part of his active ministry being in the North Illinois conference of that church. In 1856 the family moved to Osceola, Iowa, and for a few years the father devoted a portion of his time to mercantile pursuits. Soon after the firing upon Fort Sumpter, and the call was made for volunteers, Moses T., who was then about twenty years of age, enlisted in Company F., Sixth Iowa Volunteer Infantry. This regiment formed part of the Fifteenth Army Corps under Gen. Sherman, and afterwards under Gen. Logan, and was engaged in the hottest of the fight of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6th, 1862. An older brother, Adolphus, who some years before had gone to Arkansas and married a southern girl, had enlisted in the Southern cause, and in this sanguinary conflict the two brothers were arrayed against each other. The older brother was mortally wounded, and from the family record it appears that he died the following day, April 7th, and was buried in the field hospital.
Moses T. and the regiment to which he belonged remained in the Fifteenth Army Corps until the close of the war---the regiment having almost solidly re-enlisted as Veteran Volunteers in 1864. He was in the engagements at Champion Hill, the Big Black River and the siege of Vicksburg, and was present at its final surrender July 4th, 1863. Then followed the movement of Sherman's forces up the river to Memphis, the long march to Chattanooga, the battle of Missionary Ridge, and then the forced march to Knoxville, Tenn., to the relief of General Burnside. Soon afterward was commenced the advance on Atlanta, Ga., and the almost daily fighting of the contending armies, until the final surrender of the city. At the battle of Atlanta, when the Fifteenth Corps was charged in front and rear, he was struck in the back by a spent minnie ball, which was the only wound that he received during his entire service. He was off duty for a short time on account of this wound, which at the time, did not cause him much concern, but in later years it caused him a great deal of trouble. After the fall of Atlanta then followed the march to the sea, the storming of Fort McAllister by the Fifteenth Corps, the march northward through the Carolinas, the battle of Bentonville and the surrender of Johnson's army---then the march through Virginia to Washington, the Grand Review, and the final muster out at Louisville, Ky., July 7th, 1865.
After the close of the war he took a course in bookkeeping in Chicago, with the purpose in view of following some business pursuit. The purpose, however, was soon abandoned. Being a son of a Methodist minister he seemed to have inherited a restless disposition, and he could not brook the idea of settling down in any calling or pursuit, and this tendency of his nature was doubtless strengthened by his long army service. Consequently he soon drifted west along the line of the Union Pacific railroad which was then being built through to California. His love for army life attracted him to Fort Phil Carney, and for some time he was engaged in hauling supplies to various forts in Wyoming and Colorado. In 1870 his attention was drawn to Kansas by the opening up of a large territory to homestead settlement. On April 6th, 1871, he homesteaded the northeast quarter of section 28, range 22, 2 east, two miles east of Walton. This land he improved and farmed for several years. He became dissatisfied, however, with farming and at the solicitation of an old army friend who had a large grading contract for some railroad that was being built in Oaxia, a state in the south part of Old Mexico, he went down there and for two or three yeras was engaged in railroad puruits. After this he returned to his old home near Walton. Soon after he went on a prospecting tour to the Black Hills, and for some time was engaged in prospecting in various parts of the mountains. He located and worked several mines, none of which, however, proved profitable. At times in his life fickle fortune seemed to smile upon him, but generally her frowning face was turned against him. In all his wanderings Walton was the place he always claimed as his home, and to it he always returned. About eight years ago he contracted some bronchial affection and he went to California in hopes of regaining his health, but the change of climate had no permanent beneficial effects. He gradually grew worse, and a few months ago he went to Phoenix, Arizona. His condition, however, became so alarming that he undertook the trip to Newton, arriving here one week ago last Sunday. At his request he was laid to rest in the Walton cemetery by his brother Odd Fellows. The funeral sermon was preached in the Methodist church at Walton Sunday afternoon by the pastor. Although he was never a church member or in any public manner made a profession of the Christian religion, yet he never contracted any vicious or immoral habits. The writer of this, after a long and intimate acquaintance can truthfully say that he never heard him utter a profane word, or knew him to be guilty of a dishonorable act. Generous to a fault, he was always ready to share his last dollar with the needy---even a tramp never appealed to him in vain for help. In his last moments he expressed to his sister, Mrs. T. R. Oldham, his belief in the Christian religion, and his endeavor to practice it in his life. Among his effects was found the well worn bible given him by his mother when he enlisted in the army. He was never married and in his last moments was not troubled with the thought of leaving behind him a wife or dependent children. Of his immediate family a brother and sister are living, Mrs. T. R. Oldham of this city and David H. Johnson of Chicago. ---- T. R. Oldham
(Newton Evening Kansan-Republican ~ Tuesday ~ April 7, 1903 ~ Page 7)
PERKINS, JOHN L.
THREE YEAR OLD BOY DROWNED
Wandered From Home and Fell in a Creek
Bad Accident at the C. L. Perkins Home This Morning---Body Found by Mother
Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Perkins, who live on the Hackney place northeast of town, suffered a sudden and awful bereavement this morning in the death by drowning of their three-year-old son, Johnnie.
The little fellow strayed away from the house where his mother was at work and wandered down to the creek, which is about a quarter of a mile from the house. After he had been gone about fifteen or twenty minutes, the mother started out to find him. In her search she went to the creek and there she saw the body of the little one lying face downward in the water, which was about knee-deep. The mother quickly removed the apparently lifeless body and, after working for several minutes in an unsuccessful effort to restore signs of life, started for the house, continuing her efforts at resuscitation in the meantime. A telephone call was sent from the home of a neighbor to a physician in town who gave instructions as to the proper methods to use in the efforts to save the little fellow's life, if it was not already lost. When a physician from town reached the place, the boy was dead, and it is probable that he was beyond human help when he was found lying in the creek by the mother.
The deepest sympathy will be felt throughout the community for the parents thus suddenly robbed of a life near and dear to them and kind and loving hands will do everything possible to help them to bear the blow.
(Newton Evening Kansan-Republican ~ Tuesday ~ April 7, 1903 ~ Page 1)
FUNERAL SET FOR TOMORROW
The Body of Johnnie Perkins to Be Buried in Walton
Arrangements for the funeral of Master John Lawrence Perkins, the little boy whose accidental death by drowning was mentioned in yesterday's Kansan, will be held tomorrow afternoon at two o'clock at the home of the parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Perkins, northeast of Newton. Rev. W. A. Elliott will conduct the service, assisted by the choir of the Baptist church. The pall-bearers will be little people from the school of Miss Fannie Hackney in this city. Burial will be made in the Hackney lot of the Walton cemetery.
The little one whose life was so suddenly blotted out was three years old last January. He was his parents' pride and joy and their affliction will indeed be grievous. Great sympathy is felt for them throughout the community.
(Newton Evening Kansan-Republican ~ Wednesday ~ April 8, 1903 ~ Page 1)
McLAIN, ROBERT S.
A DEATH AT WALTON
Robert S. McLain is Dead After an Illness of Four Months
Robert S. McLain died at his home near Walton yesterday afternoon at the age of fifty-eight years and will be buried from the home tomorrow afternoon at two o'clock the interment being made at the Walton cemetery.
Mr. McLain has been a resident of Harvey county since 1892 having come here from Ohio where he had grown to manhood and had received a common school education.
In December 1868 he was married to Miss Aramintha Wiles and to this union were born three children, Amos and Anna who are still living and an infant son, deceased. Mrs. McLain died in 1876 and in 1879 he was married to Miss Henrietta McLane and this union was blessed with these children, Martha, Joseph and Nannie Jeannette.
Mr. McLain has been connected with the United Presbyterian church since early in life and has ever been a consistent member. He has always been known and respected by his friends as a man of earnest convictions and a kind heart and his loss will be sincerely mourned.
(Newton Evening Kansan-Republican ~ Thursday ~ July 28, 1904 ~ Page 1)
PENTZ, DAVID A.
HE HAD BEEN A RESIDENT OF HARVEY COUNTY THIRTY-THREE YEARS
David A. Pentz, a well known resident of Highland township, died at his home this morning, his death having been caused by diseased kidneys. The funeral will be held at the home tomorrow afternoon at one thirty, the interment to be in the Walton cemetery. Mr. Pentz has been a resident of Harvey county for thirty-three years, was sixty-four years of age at the time of his death and those years may be spoken of as well spent as he had the respect and love of those who knew him. He is survived by Mrs. Pentz and three sons, Charles, E. K. and Robert. His loss will be sincerely mourned by all who knew him and the sympathy of the entire community goes out to his family in their sorrow.
(Newton Evening Kansan-Republican ~ Thursday ~ October 20, 1904 ~ Page 1)
DEATH OF AN INFANT
The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Dave Dunn died at the home of its parents nine miles east of Newton Sunday morning at four o'clock and was laid to rest in the Walton cemetery Monday afternoon at two o'clock. The pall bearers were Agnes and Theresa Brandeweide and Ella and Nettie Dunn.
(Newton Evening Kansan-Republican ~ Tuesday ~ November 29, 1904 ~ Page 1)
MRS. BARTHOLOMEW DEAD
Resident of Walton Passes Away After Long Illness
Mrs. Susan Bartholomew died at her home at Walton Tueday night after a severe illness of several weeks. The funeral was held in the United Presbyterian church at Walton this afternoon at two o'clock, the interment being made in the Walton cemetery by the side of her husband, Aquilla Bartholomew, who preceded her eight years ago.
Mrs. Bartholomew is survived by two sons and one daughter, Demetrius and Miss Dora live at Walton and were with her at the time of her death. The other son, Levi, lives at Salt Lake City and has not yet been reached.
The deceased was a lovely character and always took pleasure in alleviating pain and relieving distress. She will be sorely missed in the community in which she has lived for so many years.
(Newton Evening Kansan-Republican ~ Thursday ~ December 28, 1905 ~ Page 4)
WALTERS, PEN (MRS.)
MRS. PEN WALTERS DEAD
The sad news was received here today of the death of Mrs. Pen Walters at Troupe, Texas, December 24. Mrs. Walters went to live with the family of . P. Libhart at Troupe about three weeks ago. The body was buried at Troupe but efforts will be made to have it re-interred in the cemetery here as this was the home of her husband and herself for many years. Her friends here will be pained to learn of her death.
(Newton Evening Kansan-Republican ~ Thursday ~ December 28, 1905 ~ Page 4)