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Yount - William P.

Source: Waveland Independent Waveland, Montgomery County, Indiana May 29, 1915

William P. Yount who died in Crawfordsville Sunday morning was a superintendent in the Yountsville Woolen Mills for over 50 years. For 30 years, he was superintendent of the ME Sunday school at Yountsville.

Source: Crawfordsville Daily Journal, Monday, May 24, 1915

William P. Yount, aged eighty-one, died at his home 511 Crawford street, at eleven-thirty Sunday morning after a long illness which had become of a serious nature only a few days ago. Last Thursday the aged man commenced to weaken and he sank rapidly until his demise Sunday. He had been suffering paralysis for some time. Mr. Yount came to this county with his father, Allen Yount and his brother, Daniel Yount, while he was a youth and the three started the Yount woolen mill at Yountsville. For a half century the deceased was superintendent of this mill. In 1900 his health began to weaken and he retired from the work, coming to this city to live. Sixty years ago, Mr. Yount was married to Miss Sarah Walter at Yountsville, whose death occurred thirty years ago. He was later married to Miss Ella Burkshire of Rising Sun, Ohio, who survives him. He is survived by two daughters and three sons by his first marriage, Mrs. Harry Lebo, Crawfordsville,: Mrs. C.Y. Stubbins, Indianapolis; Rev. Andrew J. Yount, Cincinnati; L.D. Yount, Olney, Ill., and W.V. Yount, New Market. The deceased was one of the best known men in Montgomery county and he was recognized everywhere for his strength of character. he was prominent as a church worker and for more than a quarter of a century was superintendent of the Sunday school at Yountsville. Funeral services will probably be held from the late home at two-thirty Wednesday afternoon. The services will be in charge of Rev. C. B. Stanforth, pastor of Trinity M.E. church, and Rev. Williams, former pastor of that church. Burial will be in Oak Hill cemetery.

File Created: 8 August 2010 - thanks, Kim for the C'ville one - you rock, KZ
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