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Death Records 1907

  • Mrs. Mary A. Allman, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. McMahan, Thursday Feb 7, 1907. She was born in Chazy, N.Y. Oct. 18, 1832. She was an active and prominent member of the Old Settler and Historical Association.
  • Ora C. Serjeant died May 1, 1907 at the home of her father's in Lowell. Nearly 32 years old, a good teacher.
  • Isaac B. Pierce died in Santa Barbara California January 1907 age 81.
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    Pierce died in Santa Barbara California March 15, 1907, just a few weeks after the passing of his brother Isaac.
  • Mrs. M.F. Pierce was killed by the cars this morning, Nov. 9, 1907, at Merrillville.
  • Mrs. Emily Wells of the Vanhouten family passed away at Crown Point Feb. 15, 1907. The widow of the late Captain R.H. Wells, was born in Steuben County, New York, August 29, 1843.
  • Mrs. Martha M. Coffey died in Merrillville Feb 16, 1907 at age 83. Lived many years on a farm in Winfield twp but after the passing of her husband, resided with her daughter in the village of Merrillville.
  • Lyman Farley died at Manteno ILL. Tuesday May 21, 1907. He left kindred at Lowell and Crown Point.
  • Clint Dutton died some time in May 1907. The father of the late Mrs. Charles Merrill, departed this life at his home in Cogad, Nebraska at about age 80. He was a very worthy man.
  • Mrs. Wesley Pattee passed away at her home Thursday, June 13, 1907 at age 70 years and 4 months.
  • Mrs. Margaret Smith died in Crown Point August 10, 1907. She was born in Maidstone County, of Kent England Feb. 6, 1818. She was the mother-in-law of Mr. C.S. Coneway.
  • William Brown died Saturday June 8, 1907. Born Dec. 5, 1821, having resided many years on his prairie farm near South East Grove, and for the last few years at Crown Point.
  • "Another death by accident, or what is called accident, took place at the Fair Ground Lake on Sat. June 15, 1907 at 3pm. Several Crown Point boys, as is their custom in the summer time, were bathing and swimming in the lake-it is supposed that all Crown Point boys over the age of 14 can swim-when one of them, Walter Brown, son of W.B. Brown, undertaking to swim from a raft to the shore, suddenly threw up his hands and went down. Not till about 6:30 pm was the body recovered. Walter was an only son, 16 years of age."
  • Julia Watkins Brass died of pnuemonia April 13, 1907 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. S.W. Briggs, having lived for more than 85 years. She was the grandmother of Dr. A.L. Salisbury and resided for many years in Crown Point.
  • Peter Phillips, of Ross twp., died Monday March 11, 1907, after residence here of sixty years. He was born March 24, 1833, in N.Y. and was married here to Rachel A. Butler Dec. 20, 1857. Ten grandchildren are living. In thirteen more days he would've been 74 years of age.
  • Abel Sherman born in Canada Nov. 15, 1832, died Tuesday night, August 20, 1907 at his home in Crown Point, where he spent a long, an active and a useful life.
  • Mrs. Marion Bliss, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Brown of Crown Point, died at her home near Amboy, Ind., August 21, 1907.
  • James Brannon died Sunday morning, Sept. 1, 1907 at age 75.
  • Fred Herlitz of pioneer descent, died Sept 18, 1907. He was never married, himself a pioneer boy and of excellent character.
  • Mrs. Carl died Nov. 31, 1907 at age 93 years.