The  Shelbyville  Democrat
Monday, November 8, 1937
Shelbyville, Indiana
          Mrs. Sarah Ellen Badgley,  age eighty four, widow of  Frank Badgley,  died Sunday at 4:30 A.M. at her home at 121 Walker Street following a two weeks illness of complications incidental to her advanced age.  She was well known in this city and her death is a source of sorrow to hundreds of friends.  The deceased was born in Highland County, Ohio February 2, 1853 and was eighty four years nine months and five days old.  She had been a resident of Shelbyville for the past forty seven years.
          Mrs. Badgley was married to Frank P. Badgley October 21, 1870.  Mr. Badgley died twenty five years ago.  To this union nine children were born, five of whom survive.  Also surviving are twenty five grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
          The deceased was a devoted member of the Vine Street M.P. Church where the services will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00 P.M., with the Reverend F.E. Crider former Pastor, J. M. Baker Pastor, and the Reverend Walker P. Halbert Pastor of the First Baptist Church officiating.
          Interment in charge of C.F. Fix & Son in the family lot in Forest Hill Cemetery. Friends may call at the late home at any time.
[Sarah's maiden name was Borden -- SBR]
Submitted by Sherry Badgley Ryan

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Monday April 9, 1934
Edward Badgley, 61, Formerly Of This County,
Dies At Home Near North Vernon
          A heart attack caused the unexpected death of  Edward Badgley, 61, at his home near North Vernon this morning at 9:00 o'clock.  Mr. Badgley had been a resident of this county until about a year ago when he moved to North Vernon.
          Mr. Badgley was born in Iowa, October 21, 1872, and he is survived by the widow, six daughters, Faye, Joy and Gladys, all at home, Mrs. Maurice Ash, of this city, Mrs. Ralph Totten of Fairland and Mrs. Milton Schreiber, of Oklahoma City; two sons, Paul D. Badgley, of Oklahoma City; and Garnet Badgley, of North Vernon; the aged mother, Mrs. Sarah Badgley, of this city; two brothers, Al. B., of this city and Charlie of Melbourne, Iowa, and three sisters,  Miss Blanche Badgley, and  Mrs. Grace Nees, of this city, and  Mrs. Roy Hull of Indianapolis.  Funeral arrangements will be announced in tomorrow's issue of the Republican by Morris H. Sleeth, funeral director.
Tuesday April 10, 1934
          Funeral services for Edward Badgley, 61, who died yesterday morning at his home near North Vernon, will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 at the Trinity M.E. Church, with the Rev. Josephine Huffer officiating.  Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery, in charge of Morris H. Sleeth, funeral director.  The body of Mr. Badglay has been taken to the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Ash, 703 Morris Avenue, where friends may call at anytime.  Mr. Badgley was a resident of this county until he moved to North Vernon about a year ago.
Submitted by Barb Huff

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Friday, May 10, 1918
Page 2 column 3
Walkerville Merchant Died
Early This Morning At His Home
          Robert Badgley, a well known resident of Walkerville, died this morning at his home at the intersection of Fair Avenue and the Rushville Pike.  Mr. Badgley was the proprietor of the store at that place. His death occurred at 4:15 o'clock.  He was 35 years of age.  He is survived by a widow, a step-daughter, Miss Freda Vaught, his mother, Mrs. Sarah Badgley, three brothers, Edward and Albert, of this city, and Charles, whose home is in Iowa, four sisters,  Mrs. Clyda Stainbrook  and  Mrs. Blanche Schuff, of this city, Mrs. Ernest Neiss, of Indianapolis, and Miss Clara at home.
          Mr. Badgley was a member of the Modern Woodmen lodge and the Protected Home Circle.  His funeral will be held on Sunday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock in the Chapel at Forest Hill and burial will be made there.  The Rev. E. R. Lewis of the Main Street church will deliver the funeral sermon.  Ralph Edwards is the undertaker in charge.
Submitted by Barb Huff

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Wednesday July 17, 1912
Page 2 column 2
Had Apoplexy and Died in Ten Minutes--Funeral Friday
          Frank P. Badgley died this morning at his home, 321 East Mechanic street, after an illness lasting since last Saturday.  He suffered a severe pain over his heart that day and this morning he had an attack of apoplexy at 9:30 o'clock and in ten minutes death relieved him.
          The deceased was born in Ohio December 1st, 1852, and at the time of his death was aged sixty years, seven months and seventeen days.
          He came to Indiana when a small boy and for the past sixteen years had been a resident of this city.  He was united in marriage to Miss Sarah Borden, October 21st, 1870, and to this union nine children were born, eight of whom survive.  They are Edward and Albert, of this city;  Robert of San Bernardeno, California; Charles, of State Center, Iowa; Mrs. Mary Stainbrook,  Mrs. Blanche Shuff,  Misses Grace and Clara Badgley, of this city.  He is also survived by seventeen grandchildren, one brother and two sisters, residents of California.  He has a nephew, Chris Badgley, of Fairland.
          Mr. Badgley was one of the truest man in Shelbyville, a man that stood high with his fellowman.  He was a faithful worker in the Vine Street M. P. church where funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock.  Those officiating will be the Rev. George Stainbrook, Rev. Conn and Rev. Sidebottom.  The interment will be in Forest Hill cemetery in charge of Stewart & Fix.
Submitted by Barb Huff

The  Shelbyville  Democrat
Monday, July 31, 1911
Page 1
[also Mrs. Mary A. Kent  and  Mrs. M. Carithers]
          Mrs. Helen Badgley, wife of  Chris Badgley, died at their home, 159 east Mechanic street at two-thirty o'clock this morning, following an illness of nearly two years.  Mrs. Badgley was afflicted with dropsy and about a week ago she suffered from a stroke of paralysis.  The stroke brought unconsciousness and she remained in t this condition till her death.  Mrs. Badgley was aged sixty-nine years, three months and fourteen days.
          Mrs. Badgley had spent the greater part of her life in this county and she was held in high esteem by all who knew her.  For thirty years she was a resident of Sugar Creek township.  Two years ago she and her husband sold their farm and had been making their home with a daughter, Mrs. Cora Quack, at Indianapolis until six weeks ago when they returned to this city.  Mrs. Badgley had been a consistent member of the Methodist Episcopal church for more than forty years and was a member of the church at Boggstown while she was residing in Sugar Creek township.
          Besides the husband and the daughter she leaves a son, William Barshler, of Indianapolis, and is also survived by two sisters and a brother.  They are  Mrs. Maria Eichelsberger, of Shelby township.  Mrs. Sarah Stout, of Hillsboro, O., and  William Borden, of Ohio.
          The funeral services will be held at the house at nine o'clock Wednesday morning.  Rev. A. W. Conn, officiating, and the body will then be taken to Indianapolis for interment in Crown Hill cemetery in charge of Stewart & Fix. 
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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