Source: Crawfordsville Weekly Journal Friday 16 April 1897
Charlie Abbott died at his home five miles south of town Wednesday evening. Funeral was Friday at 10:30 a.m. at the M. E. Church in Mace. - s
Source: Crawfordsville Weekly Journal Friday 23 April 1897
Charley Abbott died at his home, two miles southeast of Mace, Wednesday evening, April 14, about 5 o’clock, of consumption. He was born in Walnut Township, Montgomery County, Jan. 20, 1869. He died at the age of 28 years, 2 months, and 24 days. On Aug. 20, 1893, he was married to Florence Virts, and to them was born one child, Verna. He united with the M. E. Church at Kingsley Chapel Feb. 16, 1892, and loved the church and its services.
The funeral services were held in the M. E. Church at Mace on Friday at 10:30, in the presence of a large concourse of people, Rev. H. C. Riley conducting them. He leaves a wife and baby and a number of relatives. Mr. Abbott possessed many friends, as was evinced by the large attendance at the funeral services. He was interred in the new K. of P. Cemetery at Mace.
The family desires to thank the people of Mace and vicinity and of Darlington for the love and kindness shown them during this, their great affliction.