Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday, June 26, 1947
          Funeral services for  Mrs. India Cortelyou, 75, wife of  Abraham Cortelyou, former resident of Sugar Creek township, who died June 18 at her home in Belle, California, will be held at the C. F. Fix Son Mortuary at 10:00 a.m. Thursday.  The Rev. A. J. Spaulding will officiate.  Burial will be made in the Fairland cemetery.  Friends may call at the mortuary.  Mrs. Cortelyou was born in Noble township September 14, 1871 the daughter of  Joseph and Mary A. (Jones) Mitchell.  Surviving is the husband, Abraham Cortelyou, and a sister, Lizzie Walker of St. Paul.
Submitted by Barb Huff
For more information on this family, contact Don T. Mitchell

The  Shelbyville  Democrat
Tuesday, June 24, 1924
Mrs. Elizabeth Cortelyou
Passed Away At Ft. Wayne
--- Former Resident Here
          Word has been received here of the death of  Mrs. Elizabeth Cortelyou,  71 years old, which occurred at her home in Ft. Wayne, late Monday night from asthma, with which she had suffered for several years.  The body will be brought to this county for burial, the arrangements of which will announced later by Chas. M. Ewing, funeral director.
          Mrs. Cortelyou was the widow of  Henry Cortelyou,  and until twelve years ago was a resident of Shelby county.  Her husband preceded her in death twenty years ago.  She was well known in this community and the news of her death will be a distinct shock to her many friends here.
          Mrs. Cortelyou is survived by two daughters,  Mrs. Ernest Law  and  Mrs. Mary Emerick,  of Ft. Wayne; one brother,  John Emerick,  of Shelby township; two sisters,  Mrs. August Scheffler, Sr.,  and  Mrs. Mary Chapman,  of this city and one half brother,  Jacob Emerick.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Tuesday, October 21, 1921
          D. B. Wilson & Son were called to Indianapolis at 5:45 p.m. Thursday October 16th, to take charge of the remains of  Mrs. Rebecca Cortelyou.  The remains were taken to Waldron on the noon train today.  Interment was made in Ogden cemetery at 2 p.m.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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