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Logan - James

Source: Crawfordsville Review, 1-10-1916

James LOGAN, an aged resident of Thorntown passed away Saturday at 12 o'clock following a 7-year invalidism. Eight years ago the aged man fell and broke his hip since which time he has been confined to his home most of the time. For the past three years he has been almost helpless. He became ill January 1st of this year his condition becoming worse until death Saturday. The funeral will be held today (Monday) at 2 o'clock and will be in charge of Rev. Hugh Ronald of 1st Presbyterian Church, Thorntown. Deceased was born in Bath County, Kentucky Jan 18, 1830. He was 85 Years 6 Months and 20 Days at the time of his demise. He was (no name) married 30 Aug 1849 and to this union 12 girls and three boys were born, 3 dying in infancy. Children living are: Mrs. Ellen Boots of Colfax, Mrs. Martha Bowman and Mrs. Malissa Broshar of Lebanon, Mrs. Amelia Powell of Bainbridge, Mrs. Lou Bell of Ladoga, Mrs. Mary Dixon, Mrs. Hattie Leagan, Mrs. Maggie Crouther and Joseph Logan all of Thorntown. His first wife died July 8, 1886 and on Aug 10, 1892 he was married to Elizabeth Aldrich the latter wife surviving. He was a veteran of the Civil War having served four years. Besides the nine children there are 30 grandchildren and four greats, one sister and brother. Deceased was a member of the Presbyterian Church and was known as a kind husband and loving father. He lived in Thorntown more than 25 years and has a large number of friends to mourn his loss. - typed by kbz
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