Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday, December 23, 1915
(From Saturday's Daily.)
          Allen Estes,  colored, died in the central hospital for the insane at Indianapolis at an early hour today after having been a patient in the institution almost a year.  He was taken there the day before christmas last year after his mind had become unbalanced because of injuries suffered when he fell from a cherry tree one year ago last summer.  Frank Beynon  of the Stewart & Fix firm of undertakers went to Indianapolis to bring the body to the late home of Mr. Estes at 823* Columbis avenue.  Mr. Ester[sic] was born a slave in Kentucky, but he had been a resident of Indiana Many years and of Shelbyville twenty-seven years.  He did not know his age, but his friends and relatives think he was at least 75 years old.  His wife,  Mrs. Dicy Estes,  of this city, and a daughter,  Mrs. George Winslow,  of Carthage, survive.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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