The Shelbyville Republican
Mr. Claude Fix was called to Indianapolis this morning to prepare for
burial of the body of Daniel Barngrover, an old time resident of Shelby
county. Mr. Barngrover died this
morning at 6:45 o’clock at his him, 1041 North West Street.
His death was due to a complication of diseases.
Mr. Barngrover belonged to one of the old time families of the county
that resided west of Fairland. He
was a member of Company K of the Seventieth Indiana Regiment commanded by
General Benjamin Harrison. He
fought through the Civil war with great credit.
He moved to Indianapolis several years ago where he ahs since resided.
His brother, Perry Barngrover, died a few years ago.
The body will be brought here this evening.
The interment will probably be made when the funeral is held in the
Wednesday, February 19, 1919
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Died At Home In Indianapolis
Funeral services for Daniel Barngrover, a former resident of
Shelbyville, who died Wednesday at Indianapolis, will be held Friday morning
at ten o’clock at the Vine street M.P. church, of which he was a member.
The Rev. Solomon Stainbrook will officiate.
Burial will be made in the City cemetery.
Friends may call tonight from seven o’clock until nine o’clock at
the Stewart & Fix undertaking rooms.
February 20, 1919
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Contributed by Barb Huff for Bob McKenzie
The Shelby National Volunteer
We last week announced that Mrs. [Derexa] Tolbert had been prostrated by a stroke of paralysis. She died on Thursday night. On Friday Mrs. [Margaret] Maholm, wife of John Maholm, of this city, was similarly attacked and died on Sabbath evening after great suffering. The fore part of last week Mrs. [Eliza] Barngrover, wife of James Barngrover, of Sugar Creek township, and mother-in-law of John Morrison, Jr. of this city, was attacked by rheumatism, which went to the brain, and she died after one or two days suffering. These were all ladies of medium age, and generally esteemed by their kindness of heart and Christian virtues, and with the exception of Mrs. Tolbert, they leave quite large families, and all a large circle of devoted friends to mourn their loss.
Thursday March 23, 1871
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It is seldom that a community is startled by the sudden death of so many of its respected residents in the space of a week, and we have no recollection of a similar calamity befalling this vicinity.
Contributed by Barb Huff
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