Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Saturday, September 2, 1944
Ruth Ann Boring Dies
In Indianapolis Hospital
          Ruth Ann Boring,  age 6, daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. Paul Boring,  of Indianapolis R. R. 1, died at the Methodist hospital in Indianapolis at 1:45 a.m. Friday of complications following an attack of appendicitis.
          Funeral services will be held at the late home Sunday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock, after which services will be held at the L. V. Hauk funeral home in Morristown at 2:30 p.m.  Burial will be in Asbury cemetery.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Wed. 12-1-1926
Dr. J. L. Boring
Dies Suddenly
          The death of  Dr. John L. Boring, age 64, occurred suddenly at 3:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at his home in Acton.  Mr. Boring was a former resident of Shelby County and was a well known veterinarian.  He was the last of a large family of brothers and sisters, children of  Mr. and Mrs. Lee Boring.
          Dr. Boring is survived by his wife,  Mrs. Mary E. Boring, one daughter,  Mrs. Emma Breedlove of Indianapolis and five grandchildren.  A large number of nieces and nephews living in Shelby and Hancock counties also survive.
          Short funeral services will be held at 1:30 o'clock Thursday at the home followed by services at 2:30 o'clock at the M. E. church at New Palestine.  Burial will be made in the New Palestine cemetery in charge of Max Herrlich and Son.
Contributed by Judith Williams

The  Shelby  Democrat
August 11, 1921
          Jacob Wright Boring, aged 66 years, one of VanBuren township's most wealthy farmers, died at his home, near Carrollton, while sitting at the supper table Wednesday evening about 6:30 o'clock.  Short funeral services will be held at the residence at 1:30 o'clock Friday afternoon and the body will later be taken to the Carrollton M. P. church, where services will be held at 2:00 o'clock.  Rev. J. W. Carnes, of Mooresville, Ind., assisted by Rev. A. L. Wooten, officiating.  The interment will be made in the New Palestine cemetery in charge of Herlich & Sons, funeral directors.
          Mr. Boring was born in Shelby county in 1855 and spent practically all of his life in VanBuren township.  He was a member of the Carrollton M. P. church having been a devout member of that denomination since early in life.  He was a man of excellent character and was most highly esteemed by all who knew him.  Mr. Boring several days ago suffered with an attack of heart trouble but his condition was apparently much better, as he drove over to a neighboring town Wednesday afternoon.  He was just preparing to leave the supper table when he was stricken with heart trouble and before a physician could be summoned died.
          Besides the widow, Mrs. Lucinda Boring, he is survived by four sons and one daughter.  The sons are  Edward, of Cumberland;  Burl  and  Ary, of near Carrollton, and  Ralph, who resides at home.  The daughter is  Mrs. Jessie Swain, of Carrollton.  He also leaves four grandchildren and one brother, the brother is  Dr. John Boring, of Acton.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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