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The Lawrenceburg Press
Lawrenceburg, IN (Dearborn Co.)
Thursday, March 8, 1900

On Saturday morning death relieved the sufferings of Fred Eberhart, who had been sick for the past 6 years with consumption. His age was nearly 35, and life was one of honor to himself and to his family. At the age of fourteen he graduated from the public schools at the head of his class, although he was the youngest member. He attended college at Cincinnati. In 1892 was married to Miss Katie Decker of this city. Happily they lived together and to them two sons were born. His wife died August 10, 1896, also from consumption. Mr. Eberhart always had a kind word for everyone. He was a member of the Knights of Pythias, Barry Encampment I.O.O.F., and the Leidertafel, all of which attended the funeral, as did also the employees of the coffin factory. The funeral took place from St. Emmanuel's Church Monday afternoon, Rev. F. Semm officiating. The body was laid to rest in Greendale Cemetery. Mr. Eberhart leaves his two little sons, his aged father, Henry Eberhart, Sr., two sisters and seven brothers, together with the large circle of friends to mourn his death.

The Lawrenceburg Press
Lawrenceburg, IN (Dearborn Co.)
September 6, 1904

After a long and lingering illness of tuberculosis, Miss Carrie Eberhart died at her home on Shipping street Monday afternoon, aged forty-two years. For several years she had been a constant sufferer, but she bore her sufferings meekly, never murmuring or complaining. She is survived by a sister and five brothers. The funeral services will be held at the home Thursday afternoon and Rev. F. Semm will officiate. Interment in Greendale cemetery.

The Lawrenceburg Press
Lawrenceburg, IN (Dearborn Co)
April 21, 1955

Rites Friday For Charles Eberhart, 85

Charles Eberhart, 85, died in the Good Samaritan hospital Tuesday, April 19, after being hospitalized for ten days.

Born on August 22, 1869 in Lawrenceburg, M. Eberhart was the son of Henry and Katherine Eberhart, and was a lifelong resident of Lawrenceburg. He was married to Katherine Kunz Nov. 17, 1895. Prior to 1937, Mr. Eberhart made his residence on Elm street; after the 1937 flood he and his family moved into their new home on Ludlow street.

Mr. Eberhart spent most of his life in the U.S. Postal Service. Many years ago when A. C. Hayes was Lawrenceburg's postmaster, Mr. Eberhart was appointed assistant postmaster and he served in that capacity until his retirement in 1939.

Funeral services will be held at the Moon funeral home Friday at 2 p.m. Services will be conducted by the Rev. Donald M. Yackle with interment in Greendale cemetery.

Mr. Eberhart is survived by his wife Katherine; one daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Bershire of Lawrenceburg; two sons, Edward of White Plains, New York, and Paul of Milwaukee, and three grandchildren.

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