Shelby County Indiana
The Shelby Democrat
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.
Thursday, December 23, 1915
(From Saturday's Daily.)
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming
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