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Buxton - Alice Rush

Source: Crawfordsville Sunday Star 29 March 1899

Mrs. Millard Buxton, of Wingate, fell dead while about her household duties on Tuesday. She was 41. For some time she had been suffering from heart disease and that was the cause of her death. - kbz

Source: Crawfordsville Weekly Journal Friday, 24 March 1899
Mrs. Alice Buxton, wife of Willard Buxton, dropped dead at their residence, one mile east of Wingate, Tuesday about noon of heart failure while engaged in her usual household duties. A couple of old Ohio friends had just called and Mr. Buxton had just returned from the barn when Mrs. Buxton, in walking across the room, received a heavy fall and was never more conscious, but expired in her husband’s arms in a few minutes. She leaves a husband and five children who are sadly bereft by this sudden death.
Mrs. Buxton was born in Ohio May 11, 1842. She was married to Mr. Buxton in 1875, and came here with her husband sixteen years ago. She has been a Christian from childhood, and was a good woman, a devoted wife and mother. The family has the profound sympathy of a host of friends and neighbors. -s

Source: Crawfordsville Weekly Journal Friday, 24 March 1899

Tuesday afternoon at her home in Wingate, Mrs. Millard Buxton died very suddenly. She was sweeping a floor in her residence when she suddenly exclaimed, “Oh! What a pain!” and immediately afterward fell, expiring almost instantly. Her death was due to heart disease, from which she had suffered for some time. Mrs. Buxton was 41 years of age and was one of the most excellent women of the county. She was a consistent member of the Methodist Church and an active worker therein. Her funeral occurred Thursday at 10 o’clock. She leaves a husband and five children. -s

Source: Crawfordsville Weekly Journal  Friday, 31 March 1899

Alice Janette Rush was born in Logan County, Ohio, May 11, 1857, and died of heart failure at her home one mile northeast of Wingate, Ind., March 21, 1899. In 1870, when but thirteen years of age she united with the Christian Union Church. She was a zealous worker in the church and Sunday school. In March 1884 she and her family came to Indiana. Shortly after coming to Indiana and during the pastorate of Rev. J. W. Loder, she put her letter in the Methodist Episcopal Church at Wingate, Ind., of which she was a member at the time of her death.  Sister Buxton leaves behind to mourn her departure a loving husband, five children, Alberta, Now Mrs. C. B. Appleby, Vera, Elsie, Goldie and Stanley, a loving mother, one brother and a host of friends.  The funeral services were held at the M. E. Church and were conducted by her pastor. She was laid at rest in a beautiful cemetery northwest of Newtown.  As a wife she was loving and true; as a mother kind and affectionate; and as a friend loved by all who knew her. -s

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