Morocco Courier Obit Abstractions 1929-1930
Thank you to Gerald Born for his contribution of all of these obituaries for this site. They are listed here in alphabetical order.

Mrs. Allie (Pulver) Baum, wife of Dr. Ernest W. Baum of Phoenix Arizona. d May 24, 1929. Dau of Mr. and Mrs. David Pulver. He was a physcian here in Morocco before moving to Arizona. Hus d 3y ago. Dau Mrs. Ruth Giles of Phoenix (Morocco Courier, May 31, 1929)


Bennett, Martha Jane (Ruggles) dau of William and Mary Ruggles b Huntington Co. IN August 8 1861 d at home of her son Henry Bennett of Enos March 6, 1930 ae 68y 6m 28d m Adam G. Bennett September 24, 1881 5 chn: one d in infancy. Mrs. Otho Richardson of Toledo, OH. Henry Bennett of Enos, Herman Bennett of Gary and Charles Bennett of Salt Lake, UT. One sis Mrs. Cynthia Burman of Marion, IN Mem M.E. Church. Bur Oakland Cem. (Morocco Courier, March 14, 1930)


Clara D. (Baker) Blakely, dau of Mr. and Mrs.William U. Baker was born near Morocco, March 12, 1871 d June 19, 1929 ae 58y 3m 17d. United with the Christian church in early girlhood m. Edwin Osker Blakely on February 6 1895. 11 chn--5 boys and 6 girls 3 girls dying in infancy. chn: Glen L of Denoya, Oklahomsa, Leslie F. of Oklahoma City, Errett L., Harlie C., Mearle L., Imogene Blakeley, Nonie Foster and Winnie Gumaer all of Kedrick. 2 sis, Mrs. Mary Blakley of Kedrick, Mrs. Nora Elliott of Nyssa, Oregon and one bro, George Baker of Tucson, AZ. Member of Royal Neighbors Lodge for 25yrs. Worker in the W. C. T. U. Bur Bethel Cem (Morocco Courier, July 12, 1929)


Bracken, Mrs. George of Los Angeles, CA d March 11 1930. Known here as Mrs. Lizzie Pierce, as she m Mr. Bracken after going to California a number of years ago. Sis of Mrs. Ed Schanlaub of this place. (Morocco Courier, March 21, 1930)


Brunton, Nancy (Bridgeman), dau of Samuel and Lavina Bridgeman b Beaver township, Newton County, IN March 27, 1847 and d at her home in Morocco October 3, 1929 ae 82y 6m 7d m Cyrus Brunton November 8 1866. 9 chn, 5 of whom preceded her to the better country. Born on a farm in Jackson Twp. 3 1/2 miles east of Morocco. Moved to Morocco 1906. Mr Brunton d April 4, 1912. 3 sons. Will of North Manchester, Bert of Big Sands, MT, Mrs. Laura Stucker of Redlands, CA and Delmer of Morocco, Charles, Ralph and Everett and two infants preceded her in death. 3 sisters Sarah Deardurff, Mrs Alzora Lowe, and Mrs. Mary Covert and one brother, Samuel Bridgeman of Morocco (Morocco Courier, October 11, 1929)


Carpenter, Mrs. Arthur, Scottsboro, AZ d there Mrs. William Moore and her brother Holley McClain of Chicago left here for the funeral of their sister "Lina" Caroline McClain Carpenter, wife of Arthur Carpenter. 3 chn Roy, Max and Mrs. Caroline Proctor all of Scottsburg. (Morocco Courier, August 23, 1929)


Chizum, James B. d at Chicago September 24, 1929 ae 73y. Survived by Nellie F. Chizum, his widow, and Joseph M., his brother. b in Newton County, IN. Pres. of the Farmer's State Bank, m 39 years ago Nellie F. Read of Des Moines, Iowa. Was in Chicago where was principal owner and President of the Western Publishing House, a corp. engaged in the publication and sale of educational works and school supplies. Student at Valparaiso University and one of the first graduates of that institution. a 21 degree Mason and Worshipful Master of Morocco Lodge NO 372. (Morocco Courier, October 4, 1929)


Clark, James Preston, son of George W. and Eliza Clark b Johnson Co, IN near Franklin March 23, 1861 and d November 28, 1929 ae 68y 8m 5d. Came with his parents to Newton County m Anice Cline of Brook, IN October 2, 1887. Farmed 2 years, moved to Morocco and engaged in business.Served as postmaster of Morocco 8 ys. Foster dau, Jean Harris, 3 bros. Charles C. of Leesburg, Hiram G. of West Lafayette, George T. of Morocco. One sis Mrs. Laura Norris of Morocco. Mem of Baptist Church (Morocco Courier, December 2, 1929)


Clarkson, James Tipton son of George and Caroline Clarkson b Jennings Co., IN March 22, 1863 d June 6 1930 ae 66y 9m 14d m Frederica Luderson in 1886. 5 chn: Estella, George, Louvissa, Ernest and Dorothy. Came to Newton Co, IN in 1900. Member of Knights of Pythias Lodge, 1902. Known as "Tip" 2 bros Ed Clarkson of North Vernon and Clyde Clarkson of Indianapolis. One sis Molly Moncrief of Arkansas City, KS. Bur Oaklaown Cem.


Florence Lovina Coatney, dau of Franklin P and Ella (Huntington) Coatney b Mary 1, 1893 d April 8 1919 in the sanitorium at Logansport, IN m Benjamin H. Coatney Jan 19, 1917. One dau, Pansey. 7 bros and sisters (Morocco Courier. April 12, 1929)


John Anthony Colbourne d April 4, 1929, Rensselaer Hospital. Mr. Colbourne's mother of Pontiac, IL (Morocco Courier, April 5, 1929)


Bertha Leona Cole d Mar 4, 1929 at Jasper Co. Hospital. Would have been 13. Mother, Etta M. Cole, and has two sisters, Irma and Mary, two brothers, Jesse E. and Lohn L. Jr. 3 half sisters, Edna, Dora and Dolly and one half brother, William Cole Burial at North Star beside her father, John L. Cole, who died three years ago (Morocco Courier, April 5, 1929)


Deardurff, Josephine R. dau of Thomas J. and Minerva Wolcott was b July 14, 1850 near Jackson, MI and d at her home in Mt. Ayr on November 7, 1929 ae 79y 3m 23d m George W. Deardurff on August 27, 1865. 13 chn: 8 boys and 5 girls Member E.U.B church. David of Morocco, Mary of Rock Lake, ND, Henry of Mt. Ayr, IN, Atlhea Barber and Mahala of Mt. Auyr, IN, Cora of Morocco, Fairy of Fillmore, NY and Lloyd of Brook. (Morocco Courier, November 15, 1929)


Deardurff, Mary Susannah dau of Nathan and Aseneth Wright was born in Baltimore, MD September 6, 1850 d Goodland November 19, 1929 ae 79y 3m 13d. Last of a family of 13 chn. Moved with parents to Muskegum Co., OH. Came to Newton Co in 1888 to make her home with her bro J. R. Wright. In 1889 she m Daniel W. Deardurff. One dau, Vera Ethel. On May 17, 1910 her husband passed away. Moved to Goodland where her dau taught school. 2 step-sons: Ezra Henry Deardurff of Ada, OK and Ephraim Sherman Deardurf of Arkansas (Morocco Courier, November 29, 1929)


Mrs. Flevie Don (Mrs. John Don, Sr.) in her 89th year. Oldest member of the old French family. Her maiden name was Abare, but most of the younger generation are now known as Herbert. (Morocco Courier, August 9, 1924)


Dowling, John d at Gibson, IN. Spent most of his life at Morocco. d January 17, 1930. Mrs. Dowling was Margaret Meadows before her marriage. Reared a large family. 5 years ago moved to Gibson, where he was employed by the New York Central Railroad Co. Leaves a wife, 5 sons and 2 daus, John William of North Manchester, Edward Chester, Thomas Pious, Bernard Ambrose, and Paul Vincent and Mrs. Helen Zawaskey and Therese Eloise all of Gibson. Bro of Mrs. Dowling, Charely Smart. (Morocco Courier, January 24, 1930)


Elijah, Orrin, son of Franklin and Elizabeth Elijah b 8 miles east of Morocco in Jasper Co October 19, 1850. d after an extended illness in the Ozark Sanitarium, Hot Springs, AR ae 79y 7m 1d m Elizabeth Stoner in 1871 1 chn: Arch at Home and Mrs. Daisy Tuggle of Brazil, IN Wife d in 1877. Eldest of 8 chn, only 2 survive, Lewis of North Dakota and Stephen of Ligonier, IN. After m lived about 4 miles east of Morocco, later moving to the present home 1/2 mile east of Morocco. Lived there 32 years. A Mason (Morocco Courier, May 30, 1930)


Fisher, Samuel V., son of J.M. and Sarah Fisher was b in Fairbanks, IN April 7, 1871 and d at his home in Morocco Sept 12, 1929. In 1890 he moved with his parents to Morocco. m Miss Mae Enslen of Rensselaer, IN on March 23, 1897. 2 chn: Gladys A., wife of Elvin Smart of Morocco and Martha Viola, who d ae 2m. About 1902 the family moved to Marion, IN and in 1920 came to Morocco. Granddaughter, Ruth Ann Smart. Bro James M. Fisher of Berrien Springs, MI and one sister Mrs. L. S. Drake of Minneapolis, Kansas. 2 bro, Marion and Charles Fisher, who proceeded him in death. (Morocco Courier, September 10, 1929)


Frost, Rhoda Mildred (Plummer) was born January 7, 1881 and d September 1, 1929 at Edgewater Hospital, Chicago. She was the youngest dau of William and Lavina Plummer. m December 20 Henry E. Frost of Chicago. 3 daus Mrs. Bernadine Wachter, Mrs. Marion Williams and Mrs. Dorothy Compston and one son Henry E. Frost, one sister, Mrs. Emma Kay, and two brothers, John and Emmett Plummer of Morocco (Morocco Courier, September 13, 1929)


Gibson, George Edward, son of Carter and Martha (McNaught) Gibson was b December 9 1853 at Spencer, IN and d May 19, 1930 at his home in Clay Townhip ae 76y 5m 10d m Elizabeth Taylor of Owen Co, cau of Charles M. Taylor on April 28, 1876 8 chn: Mrs. Pearl Allen of Newman, IL Fred, d ae 4, Ralph, Guy and Denver of Spencer, Mrs. Myrtle Parrish of Morocco, Wayne and Mrs. Jessie Franklin of Spencer. Uncle "Ed" farmed in Washington Twp, moved to Nebraska and farmed 5 years, then came back to Owen Co. (Morocco Courier, May 13, 1930)




Gorman, James was born near Dayton OH on January 1, 1855 and d August 29, 1929 ae 74y 7m 29d of a family of 11 children m July 3, 1881 Mary Jane Fagan, chn: Sara Belle, Edward A., Charles L., and James P. Charles d December 25, 1913, Sarah, wife of Allen Robertson, d January 13, 1927. Member of the Baptist Church. Edward and Paul of this place. Bros. Thomas of Idaho, Michael, Peter and John of Morocco and Mrs. Wm Dowling of Kentland.  Mrs. Newton Hickman of Gray's Lake, IL and Mrs. Daniel Bower of Morocco.  (Morocco Courier, September 6, 1929



Mary Jane (Fagan) Gorman, dau of Lawrence & Catherine Fagan b May 8, 1860 near Mt. Ayr, IN m James Gorman July 3, 1881. 4 chn Sarah Bell, Edward A., Charles L., and James Paul (Morocco Courier, April 5, 1929)


Graves, George Augustus, son of Augustus and Anna (Durant) Graves was born July 3, 1855 near Wooster, VT at ae 17 he came to Indiana and lived in Lafayette for 7 years. From there he moved to a farm near Lake Village where he resided for 30 years. On February 28, 1883 he m Sarah E. Williamson and had 3 chn, Augustus, Eugene and Babe. The last twoi passed away early in life. In 1891 h m Miss Lilly A. Cunningham 13 chn born to this union, only one of which, Albert Graves survived his father. For the past 18 years George Graves has resided in Morocco. d Friday, September 5, 1930. Interment at Roselawn Cem. Survived by wife 2 sons and 8 grandchildren. (Morocco Courier, September 12, 1930)


Guthrie, Nettie (Elijah) wife of Sam Guthrie d June 24, 1930, Lake View Hospital, Danville. Nettie Leona Elijah b Pawnee Rock, Kansas August 7, 1889 m Jul 14 19l0 Samuel Guthrie. 4 chn: Raymond ae 13, Virgil ae 10, Mary ae 4 and a baby 6 months. Her father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Helen Elijah Casselton, N.P. bros: Harry, Daniel, Chester, Frank, Jessie, Ron, Pau Bur Morocco (Morocco Courier, June 27, 1930)


Hale, Murl R., son of James R. and Sally (McQueen) Hale b September 30, 1888 near Papeneau, IL d San Francisco at the Southern Pacific Railroad Hospt. on August 14, 1930 ae 41y 10m 14d. His mother passed away when he was 5 years of age. Came to Morocco at the age of 7 to live with his father and his step-mother, Laura (Brown) Hale. Attended school here. In 1902 he went with his uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Warren Carmichael to Days Creek, Oregon where he lived until 1907 and worked for his father on various dredge boats as fireman. At ae 20 went with a cousin, John Frogge, to L.A. where he secured a position as fireman with the Siouthern Pacific Railroad. Mr. and Mrs. Tipton McQueen, and uncle of the deceased. (Morocco Courier, September 5, 1930)









William Handley d April 1, 1929, son of Charles and Frances (Moore) Handley, who left their native country of Armath, Ireland in 1840 and sailed for America aboard the Faulkner, which on July 25, 1840 became his birthplace and give him his middle name. Family located in Ohio and then in Indiana. m Elizabeth Robrts of Warren County. Enlisted December 19, 1863 Co A., 128 Indiana Infantry. Dis April 10 1866. m Rachel Ann Bell, who d 13 years ago. 8 chn, four dying in infancy. Oldest dau Mrs. Laura Call d 15 yrs ago in West Lebanon. 2 sons, Charles Handlye of North Manchester, Otto of Morocco and 2 daus, Mrs. Bertha Hyers of Indianapolis and Mrs. Villa Barker of Morocco. 2 bros, Jamuel and James Handley of Springdale, KS. (Morocco Courier, April 5, 1929)


Mrs. Casanna Harwood, dau, Mrs. Paul Ketcham. Casanna Hicks b March 24, 1863, Brown Co., IN d May 5, 1929 ae 66y 1m 12d m 1st Bert Hemphill in 1879. 2chn proceeded her in death m 2nd Riley C. Harwood on September 9, 1886. 7 chn Urshel, who d at the age of 16, one d in infancy, Ralph of Indianapolis, Jim of Pine Village, Mrs. Ethel Ketcham, Vannes and Byron of Morocco. Bro George W. Hicks of Clovis, NM, stepson, Ernest Harwood of Morocco (Morocco Courier, May 10, 1929)


Mrs. Denny Hayes d May 6, 1929 at the home of her sister, Mrs. Alta Robinson age 69y 8m and 29d. Dau of Isaac and Mary Timmons b near Momence, IL September 7, 1859 moved to Newton County when a small child. m Lewis Hayes February 14, 1888. 2 chn, Harry and Margaret. Harry of Gary, sister, Mrs. Alta Robinson. Her hus died 1913. Bur Oakland Cemetery. (Morocco Courier, May 10, 1929)


Herriman, John B. meets tragic death on August 7, 1930, who made his home at the Chris Brandt Hotel, crossing the C.A.S. near the local depot on State street going east, when a switch engine struck him. Son of George M. and Elizabeth Herriman b near Kentland May 9, 1863 and d August 7, 1930 at Morocco, ae 67y 2m 28d. Stock buyer. In Augustf 1907 m Hattie Thomas of Morocco who survives and 2 daus Mrs. Caroline Garrard of Morocco and Mrs. Elsie Fairbanks of Miami, FL, one grandson, Russell Garrard and 2 sis Sarah Martin and Mrs. Grace Buswell of Kentland. 5 bros, William of Watseka, IL, Arthur of Bowling Green, OH, Alva of Brook, Harry of Macy, IN and Clyde of Chicago.


Herron, Cora Elizabeth (Lamb) b near Morocco January 4, 1874 d September 3, 1929 at the Jasper County Hospital. Left an orphan ae 16. United with the E. U. B. church m September 15, 1892 Samuel Herron of Morocco. Survivors: half-brother, Harold Bridgeman of Morocco and 2 half-sisters< Mrs. Opal Storey of Morocco and Mrs. Edith Crudden of Brook. step-father, Samuel Bridgeman, one step-brother, Ephie Bridgeman, and one step-sister, Lora Frenhuiss of Cadillac, MI. (Morocco Courier, September 13, 1929)


Irvin, Horace Stinson b near Sedgewick, Maine November 25, 1850 and d at his home in Morocco May 21, 1930 at 79y 6m and 4d. One of 8 chn b to John and Mary Irvin. When 16, he with his mother, step-father, 2 half-sisters and a half-brother came west and settled on a farm near Mantino, IL. Then he secured a position in a general store in Momence. At 21 located on a farm near Donovan, IL m Amanda Hedge, a teacher in the Iroquois Co. school when he m December 10, 1874 at Sheldon, IL. In 1892 bought a farm 2 miles west of Morocco. Disposed of it in 1898 and moved to Morocco where he engaged in the implement and haraness business. Later he discontinued the implement business. In 1873 united with the dMethodist church. 3 daus: Edith Mary Don of Goodland, Elizabeth Helen Bronchion of Wauconda, IL and Laura Martha Shenberger of North Judson and one son, Harry Sinclair Irvin of Morocco. One grandson, Sinclair Irvin is in charge of the radio station on the U.S.S. Navy Ship Whitney, now stationed off the Atlantic coast. Bur Oakland Cem. (Morocco Courier, May 30, 1930)


Johnson, Mrs. Mollie (Best) Mary Electa Best, dau of John B. and Mary Best was b in Washington Twp. November 17, 1867. Member of the Prairie Vine Baptist Church. Transferred to Christian Church, Morocco m Edwin Grant Johnson November 16, 18 86. He d February 26, 1894. One son, Harold Edwin Johnson. Member of the Woman's Social Club. She d November 8, 1929. Sis Mrs. W. O. Thompson of Kokomo. Bro, Frank Best of Franklin. (Morocco Courier, January 3, 1930)


Lane, Artie Irvin, son of Daniel and Eleanor Lane b a short distance northeast of Morocco on March 8, 1886 d August 21, 1929 ae 43y 5m 23d. Member of the Christian Church. m Leona Bassett of Morocco October 22, 1913. 7 chn: Dorothy, ae 14, Ralph ae 12, Lloyd, 9, Harry 7, Thelma 4, Wilbar, 2, Earl 4 1/2 mo. Bur Oakland Cem.


Lucas, Laura (Peterson) youngest dau of Mark and Mathilda Peterson b Washington Twp July 24, 1879 d May 12, 1930, Presbyterian Hospital, Chicago. Moved to Morocco 1898 m Ross Lucas December 25, 1900. Moved to Washington Twp, but in 1912 built the beautiful home 3 chn: 1 d in infancy, son, Willard 2 sis Mrs. Etta Breese and Mrs Nellie Whaley survive.


McCarty, Melissa (Russell) dau of Solomon and Elizabeth A. Russell b December 24, 1858 and d at her home in Morocco October 28, 1929 ae 70y 10m 4d m John R. McCarty on December 26, 1888. He d June 1919. The following sons: Thomas E. Russell of Morocco. J. W. McCarty of Dallas, TX, S. B. McCarty of Gulfport, MS. One bro Charles E. Russell of Morocco


McGregor, John b Homer Twp, Will Co. IL July 31 1855 d at his home in Morocco August 25, 1929 ae 74y 25d.Youngest son of Henry and Janet McGregor. m Spring 1881 Ada Hershey, who d April 11, 1887. Made home with youngest sister Mrs Parks. m May 11, 1897 Sarah E. Craven 2 chn: Walter C. of Morocco and Ada Sybil, who d in infancy. Member M.E.Church Bro George McGregor of Auburn, NY. 2 sis, Mrs. Betsey Austin of Orland, IL and Mrs. Kate Parke of Lockport, IL


Mrs. Thomas Moore d August 13, 1929 ae 59. b in Carroll Co., IN moved with her parents to Rensselaer at the age of 7. 3 chn Ernest of Morocco, Ross of LaGrange, IL and Mrs. Fern Krohn of Chicago. (Morocco Courier, August 16, 1929)


Moore, Thomas, father of E. C. Moore. Native of Rensselaer d June 1930 b January 10, 1861, son of Samuel Moore m about 30 years to Miss Dart, who d August 13, 1929. 4 chn: Ernest of Morocco, Mrs. Fred Krohn of Rensselaer, Ross of LaGrange, IL and Orlando, who d at Rensslaer 7y ago. (Morocco Courier, January 27, 1930)


Morehouse, Fred, only son of Dr. and Mrs. Frank Morehouse. Stricken with infantile paralysis and an invalid since childhood. d April 29, 1930 ae 24 (Morocco Courier, May 2, 1930)


Morgan, Anna Josephine, dau of Mr. and Mrs. James Bellmore of Hanna, IN b 24 January 1876 and d at the home of her son, Frank Sargent east of Morocco on July 18, 1930 ae 54y 5m 24d. At the age of 15 m Jacob Sargent, who d 5 years ago. To this union was born one dau, Mrs. William Arnold of Valparaiso and three sons, Charles and Wilbur of Oscolo, Nebraska and Frank of this place. After his death she m Albert Morgan of Des Moines, Iowa, who passed away one year ago. Bur Prairie Dell Cem near Donovan, IL (Morocco Courier, July 25, 1930)


Parsons, Mrs. Edward E. of Harrisonville, MO d December 28, 1929. He and his wife lived near Morocco for about 25 years. She was 80 years of age. Left in 1905 for MO. (Morocco Courier, February 28, 1930)


Mrs. James (Williams) Roarks. Anna Jane Williams b San Pierre, IN July 18, 1894 and d at Crawfordsville, In July 6, 1929 ae 34y 11m 19d. m December 22, 1913 James Roarks. 5 chn 3 d in infancy 2 chn living, Ralph and Pearl May2 brother, Carl and Charles of Morocco, 2 sis Mrs. John Derflinger of Linnsburg, IN and Mrs. Fred Hall of Buchanan, MI (Morocco Courier, July 12, 1929)


Russell, Chester Dale, youngest son of Samuel and Mary Russell b at family home in Washington Twp September 11, 1916 and d Rensselaer November 16, 1929 ae 13y 2m 5d. Attended Russell Chapel Sunday School. 2 sis: Mrs. Ethel Edwards of Spencer, IN, Mary Grace May of Hammond, IN and one bro Glen of Gary (Morocco Courier, November 22, 1929)


Russell, William C. son of Zadoc and Margaret Russell b on a farm near Delphi, IN January 13, 1848. Youngest of a family of 8 chn and the last surviving member. Came to Newton Co. in 1858 and settled on a farm in Washington Twp. m January 23, 1870 Mariam Kay of near Morocco. 10 chn 5 of whom d in infancy. 2 chn Oscar Riley Russell and Winona Deardur4ff d after maturity. Mr. Russell united with the Baptist Church in 1870 but later changed to the Universalist faith, which he followed to his death. Returned in 1906. In 1922 gave home to his orphaned granddaughter d April 24, 1930 ae 81y 3m 11d. One son, Samuel of Washington Twp, Dau, Jessie Hunter of Kentland, Lillian Penrod of Morocco. His granddaughter, Pearl Deardurff. Bur at Prarie Vine. (Morocco Courier, May 21, 1930)


Shaffer, Nathan d at his home June 10, 1930 ae 78y 3mo, son of Miranda and Rachael (Westlake) Shaffer was born in Tippecanoe Co, IN March 11, 1852. m February 10 1914 Sally Deardurff who d February 10, 1914. 2 daus: Mrs Hattie Hinchman (dec.) and Mrs. Lilly Unzicker, and George Shaffer b to this union. Youngest of 10 chn and the last surviving member. (Morocco Courier, June 13, 1930)


Schanlaub, Richard killed by an auto. Resident of Jackson twp. Hit 5 miles se of North Manchester on October 12, 1929 and d ae 66y 10m and 1d. b near Mt. Ayr December 10, 1862 His wife died several years ago. 2 sons and 2 daus, Emmet, Paul, Ada and Edna. 3 bros and 2 sis and a large number of friends. County Supt. W. O. Sdchanlaub, son of John Schanlaub, oldest living bro. Dunkard Church. Interment in the church yard next to the Dunkard church. Dr. E. R. Schanlaub, another brother and wife of Morocco (Morocco Courier, October 18, 1929)


Ezra Himes Stine, son of Peter & Elinor Stine b December 10, 1844, Benton, PA. Came to Chicago ae 21. Later moved to Del Ray, IL m there July 4, 1872 to Mary Dalton. 5 chn 4 sons 1 dau. Wife passed away June 1884. The dau d in early childhood. Peter and James of Morocco and Charles of Chicago. 3 gandchildren, Vance, Mavis and Leota Grace. Funeral from the E.U.B. church. (Morocco Courier, August 16, 1929)


Henry Vines Templeton, son of Hon. Leroy and Mary Jane (Patterson) Templeton. b August 21, 1856, Warren Co. IN, moved to Fowler in early youth. m Clara Selden Clark, dau of Ren Clark of Fowler 5 chn, Roy, Chase, Mack, Syble, and Karl. A farmer, lived in Morocco 28 yrs d April 4, 1929 Bur in Fair Lawn Cem at Kentland (Morocco Courier, April 5, 1929)


William Otterbein Thompson, son of Abel and Susanna (McFarland) Thompson b near Greehill, Warren Co. IN August 7, 1859. Moved to Washington Twp in 1855. Became at 12 member of the North Timber United Brethern Church. In 1888 he united with the Prairie Vine Baptist Church. Organizer of a Mission Sunday School at the Decker School House, which later led to the development of the Beaver City Baptist Church. Taught at the Bridgeman school for two terms. m September 30, 1880 Cynthia Jane Best. 5 sons. John Abel, who d in infancy. Walter, at home, Harvey of Columbus, Ohio, Albert of Kokomo and James, who resides at the old home farm. Moved to Goodland in 1898 and to Franklin, IN in 1901. Returned to Morocco fall of 1907. (Morocco Courier, June 28, 1929)


Daniel Unzicker, son of Peter and Catherine Unzicker b Butler Co., OH November 25, 1850 d August 10, 1929. At ae 9 moved with parents to Clark Co., IL and later to Gridley, IL m December 29, 1873 Agnes Hartman of Washington, IL. 5 chn Charles A., Minnie C., William H., Lillian M. and Jessie Lee. Moved to Morocco 1904 wife d May 29, 1904.m 2nd Lillie Shaffer on Sept l, 1907. Member of the Mennonite church at Cullom, IL. 2 brothers, Pete Unzicker of Elkhart, IN and John Jnzicker of Tuleta, TX (Morocco Courier, August 16, 1929)


Wiltfong, Dr. Charles O. killed in a head on collision near Belleville, Ont. He is the husband of Miss Grace Axe, who for a number of years was associated with her father in the dry-goods business here. (Morocco Courier, September 12, 1930)


Wright, W. J. d Sunday, November 9, 1929 at his home in Rensslaer, IN. b and raised in Jasper Co. ae 51y his wife, who was Miss Mary Bates of Rensselaer 4 chn survive him: Willis J., Jr. Robert, Florence and Jack. 3 sis Mrs. V. H. Hancock of Morocco, Mrs. J. P. Vaughn of Chisholm, MN and Mrs. W.W. Wilmer of Chicago. 15 years ago Mr. Wright bought out the funiture store in Morocco, to this he added the "Annex", the grocery department, which was discontinued last spring and the Ben Franklin chain store substituted, which was managed by V. H. Hancock. (Morocco Courier, November 15, 1929)


Zoborosky, Jr., Joseph, son of Joseph and Sarah Zoborosky b near Morocco on February 23 1873 and d Argos, IN May 14, 1930. 3rd child of a family of 11 chn. 3bros and 2 chn having preceeded him in death. m 1905 to Adeline Edwards 5 daus: Delila, Sarah, May, Edith, and Mable. Mable passed away 7 years ago. 5 bros: Frank of Sebeka, MN, Martin of Moose Jaw, Sask, Canada, Lewis, Walter, and Charles of Morocco and one sis Mrs. Edith Spangler of Morocco. Bur Oakland Cem. (Morocco Courier, May 23, 1930)

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