Source: Crawfordsville Daily Journal Tuesday 5 December 1893
Samuel Carter, a great stock shipper of near Shawnee Mound, died Dec. 1, at the age of 84 years, after a protracted battle with a cancer. The remains were interred at Salem Cemetery, the services being conducted by Rev. Spainwright, of Covington. An immense throng of people attended despite the severe weather of Sunday.