Source: Crawfordsville Star, July 7, 1874 p 2 - "Darlington Letter"
While it is gay and festive with some, it is sad and sorrowful for others and we have to chronicle the death of Jerry Kersey, who died July 2d; his sufferings were brief but terrible. He was a leading member of the Society of Friends, and a highly respected citizen. Also WIlliard Endicot after a lingering illness died June 28th. The wife of Joseph MeNeilly, Senior, died of measles, July 7th.