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Campbell County, KY

Obituaries and Death Notices

Sarah Tittle Bolton
Bolton, Sarah Tittle, author, born in Newport, Ky., Dec. 18, 1816; died in Indianapolis, Ind., Aug. 4, 1893. She removed with her parents to Madison, Ind., in early life; began contributing verse to a local newspaper in 1831; married Nathaniel Bolton, then an editor; accompanied him to Geneva, Switzerland, where he was United States consul in 1855-'57, and while abroad continued to contribute to American newspapers. Collections of her poems, of which the war song" The Union Forever,"" Paddle your own Canoe," and " Left on the Battlefield," are the most widely known, were published in New York city in 1865, and in Indianapolis in 1886. [Source: American annual cyclopaedia and register of important events, Volume 33, 1893; sub. by Robyn Greenlund]

Dr. A. J. Heavern
Dr. A. J. Heavern, Newport, was killed April 13 when a train struck the automobile in which he was riding. [Southern Medical News, 1921]

Peter Hyman
HYMAN – Peter was born 29 Feb 1808, in Hamilton co, Ohio; raised in Newport, Campbell co, Ky, where in his sixteenth year, he joined the Methodist Church. In 1838 he came to Monticello, Lewis co,Mo. He died in Monticello, at the old homestead, in the bosom of his son’s family, the 8th of the present month. – L Rush [Source: The St. Louis Christian Advocate; Compiled and Published by Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, C.G.R.S.; Obituaries, July 1877 – Dec. 1879; 27 Aug. 1877; transcribed by Kim Mohler]

Uriah Warrington
Was born near Alexandria, KY., June 15, 1828, and died at Chicago, November 16, 1913. His father died when he was about 5 years old. At the age of twelve he came to Kentucky from Virginia and made his home with older sisters. His education was meager. But his desire for knowledge led to reading of all available books. On June 20, 1848 he was married to Sarah Halderman. She died October 27, 1911. To them were born nine sons and one daughter. Three sons died early in life. The oldest three ented the ministry of the Methodist Church. F.M. Warrington, Southern California Confrence, T.C. and L.P. Warrington, Rock River Confrence. The six surviving sons acted as pallbearers. In the autumn of 1850 they moved to Quincy, Ill., where he engaged first in farming, and later to merchantile life until he entered the ministry. In 1846, he enlisted in the Mexican War, being a private in Company E, Second Kentucky Volunteers. An attack of measles in rainy weather and an open test, resulted in bronchial trouble, which followed him all his life. He was discharged after several months of service. In 1862 he enlisted in the Severty-third Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry, and was made second lieutenant of Company G. He led his company in the battles of Perryville and Murfreesboro by a detachment under personal command of General Joseph Wheeler, but was soon exchanged. Later on account of impaired health, because of rheumatism, he was sent to Hospital No. 4, Nashville, Tenn., and was discharged from the servie in Urian Warrington the spring of 1863. After partial recovery he was placed in charge of a ward in the military hospital in quincy, and later spent two years on a small farm. In 1849, he and his wife were converted. On removal to Quincy they joined the Methodist Episcopal Church. In 1868, he began his ministry as a supply near Quincy, and was admitted into confrence in 1872, In 1893 he reired to Harvey, Ill. Considerable time was spent in evangelistic work, His ministry was unusually fruitful. Often one or two hundred were converted in a single revival. He often held camp meeting on his charge., The cause of his death was bronchial pneumonia. After the death of his wife over a year was speint with his daughter Mrs. L.N. Baer, at Ludlow, Ill. Since January last he has been in the home of his son the Rev. T. C. Warrington. Funeral service was held in the Clyde Church on November 19, in charge of the Rev. Meessrs, G.K. Flack and M.E. Cady. Interment was at Ludlow, ILL. beside his wife amid thescenes of a former pastorate-Northwestrn Christian Advovate. [Source: the minutes of the Twenty-Eighth Annual Reunion of Seventy Third Regiment , Illinois Volunteer Infantry [Transcribed by Kyle M. Condon]


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