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Courtney - Annie Shepherd

Source: Crawfordsville Sunday Star 23 Jan 1899

On Sunday afternoon at Indianapolis occurred the death of Mrs. William Courtney, formerly Miss Annie Shepherd of this city, daughter to Mr. and Mrs. John Shepherd. She was a bride of less than two years and was an exceedingly amiable young woman. Her death was preceded only a few days by an infant child and the cause of her death was blood poisoning. The body was brought here on Monday and taken to the home of the parents on South Elm Street. The funeral was from the Christian Church on Tuesday afternoon and was conducted by Rev. Tharp, assisted by S.H. Creighton, former pastor of the church. The death was a very sad one and the stricken family are sympathized with by a large circle of friends in this sad hour. - kbz

Source: Crawfordsville Weekly Journal Friday, 20 January 1899
Mrs. William Courtney, nee Miss Anna Shepherd, died Sunday at her home in Indianapolis, of blood poisoning. The body was brought here for interment, the funeral services taking place from the Christian Church Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock. Mrs. Courtney was the daughter of John Shepherd and was born at Parkersburg on June 21, 1861. She lived there until her parents resided here until her marriage about two years ago. -s

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