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Livings - Velora Mitchell

Source: Waveland Independent newspaper, Waveland, Montgomery County, Indiana,14 Sept 1903

Mrs. George Livings died at her home north of town early on Sunday   morning after being sick a week with typhoid fever. The fun.   serv. at Old union, Tues morning were conducted by Elder   Cornelius Airhart of Roachdale. Velora E. Livings, daughter of   Alfred & Samantha Mitchell was b. Nov 3, 1860. She was married  Sept 2, 1890. She leaves a husband and two children; a boy aged 8   and a dau. but 4 months old. She was a woman who filled her part   worthily in every relation of life and her death is a loss to the   community and a heavy blow to the husband and children. We   understand Mr. Livings' father and mother will move here from   Delphi and keep house for him. - kbz
Source: 1903 Hiram Pratt diary (Pratt was a local barber in Waveland IN for more than 40 years and often spoke of local happenings)

Monday Sept 14 -- $2.15. Paid $5.44 for gasoline. Beef steak and roast 45 c. yesterday morning at 3 o’clock Mrs. Livings died of typhoid fever. She was taken sick the Sunday before. She left 2 children one a very young babe about a month old. She was the wife of George Livings. I have known her all her life. She was Lora Mitchell before marriage.
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