Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Shelbyville  News
Saturday, June 11, 1966
MRS.  FORD,  83
Services Monday For
Shelby County Native
          Mrs. Mary Adelheide Ford,  83, of 1702 S. Riley Highway, died Friday at 6:15 p.m. at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, where she had been a patient for five days.  She had been in failing health for several months.  Born in Shelby County on March 7, 1883, she was the daughter of  John H. and  Anna (Schaeffer) Bogemann.  On June 25, 1907, she was married to  John J. Ford,  who preceded in death on July 10, 1959.
          Surviving is a daughter,  Mrs. Urban A. (Martha) Soller,  with who she resided; two sisters,  Mrs. Philomena Lettelleir  and  Miss Cecilia Bogemann,  both of Shelbyville; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
          Mrs. Ford was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church and of the St. Anne's Altar Society and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Knights of St. John.  She had served as financial secretary of the latter for many years.
          Services will be held Monday at 9:30 a.m. at the St. Joseph Church, with Rev. Bernard Burgert officiating.  Burial will in the St. J[the article is cut off here].
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Friday, November 9, 1923
Funeral Services for
Dr. W. M. Ford Sunday
          Funeral services for  Dr. Walter M. Ford, who passed away Wednesday morning at this home at Mt. Auburn, will be held Sunday afternoon at the Mr. Auburn Christian church at two o'clock.  Burial will be made in the church cemetery.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday, March 22, 1923
(From Friday's Daily)
          Following an operation for cancer,  James A. Ford,  sixty-seven years old, died at the Bartholomew county hospital, Columbus, Thursday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock.  The body was brought to the home of his brother,  Dr. W. M. Ford,  of Mt. Auburn, where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Rev. E. a. Arthur, of Edinburg, officiating.  Burial will be made in the Mt. Auburn cemetery.
          Mr. Ford, whose home was in New Hope, Ky., came to Mt. Auburn about two weeks ago to take medical treatment from his brother, Dr. Ford, who immediately rushed him to the hospital.  He underwent the operation last Wednesday and his condition from that time was critical, resulting in death.  Mr. Ford for some time was a resident of this county and was quite well known here.  He was a member of the Baptist church at New Hope and was a mand with an honest and upright character.  Mr. Ford is survived by the widow,  Mrs. Rose Ford,  one son,  Holman Ford,  of Mt. Auburn, two daughters,  Lena,  and  Mrs. Louella Hazelwood,  of Mt. Auburn;  Mrs. Lizzie Troutman,  of Newpoint, Ky.; three brothers,  Dr. W. M. Ford, of Mt. Auburn; Charles Ford,  of Richmond, Va., and  Robert Ford,  of Portland, Ore.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Indianapolis  Star
September 15, 1915
Page 4  Column 2
          SHELBYVILLE -- Miss Madge Anna Ford,  47 years old, is dead here.  She is survived by a sister,  Mrs. Archibald Larrison  of this city, and a brother,  Ernest Ford  of Greenfield.
Contributed by Virginia Latta Curulla

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Thursday, December 21, 1911
(daily paper)
          Thomas F. Ford, an aged and respected citizen passed away at four o'clock this morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs. William Wilson, at 40 North Vine street, aged seventy-seven years, eleven months and fourteen days.  Deceased was a veteran of the civil war and was a member of Company D. 148th Indiana volunteers, and served his country faithfully and well.  He was a member of the First Baptist church and also a member of Dumont Post, No. 18, G.A.R., of this city.  He leaves beside the daughter with whom he made his home for some time, three sisters -- Mrs. George Higgins  and  Mrs. James Bassett, both of this city, and  Mrs. Almond Leneve, of State Line, Illinois.  Funeral services will be held at the late home Saturday at 2 o'clock p.m., Rev. Mr. Cook, of Franklin, assisted by Rev. Spear, of this city, officiating.  Dumont Post, G.A.R., will have a short ceremony at the grave.  Interment will be in Forest Hill in charge of Ralph J. Edwards.
Contributed by Nancy Vance Glover

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Thursday, November 24, 1910
          The remains of the late  John Ford,  who died at his home in Shelbyville Sunday, arrived in this city Wednesday morning and were taken to St. Bartholomew's Catholic church, where services were conducted by Rev. Father Delaney.  Mr. Ford was a former resident of this city and many of his old acquaintances gathered at the church to pay their last tribute of respect.  Many beautiful floral remembrances covered the casket.  The remains were interred in Garland Brook cemetery. --- Columbus Herald.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday, August 4, 1904 
(weekly paper)
          Delilah [F.], wife of  Thomas Ford, died at the family residence, No. 40 north Vine street, Friday afternoon at 4 o'clock of apoplexy, aged about fifty years.  She leaves a husband and one daughter, Mrs. William Wilson, one sister and four brothers.  Mrs. Ford was a member of the W.R.C. and of the First 
Baptist church.  Funeral services will be held at her late home at 3 p.m. Sunday, Elder Pritchard officiating.  Interment in Forest Hill cemetery in charge of Edwards & Hageman.
[Burial:  Forest Hill Cem]
Contributed by Nancy Vance Glover

The  Shelby  Republican
Friday June 2, 1899
Page 2 column 4
          Jefferson T. Ford, well-known here and a brother of  Dr. W. M. Ford, Mt. Auburn, died at Jamestown, Virginia, Tuesday, May 30th.  He leaves a wife and five children.  His wife is a daughter of  John Hill, of Mt. Auburn.  The remains were shipped to Shelbyville for burial, and the funeral is expected to take place on Thursday, June 1st.
Shelby County Marriage Returns
Certificate:  Book 12    Page 570
Name Ford, Jefferson Hill, Callie B.
Residence Mt. Auburn Jackson Township   
Occupation Merchant
Age 24 21
Birthplace Taylor County, Kentucky    Allen County
Father T.J. Ford John H. Hill
Mother Emily J. Thurman Elizabeth Stoughton
Marriage # 1st 1st
Marriage Date November 11, 1885
Contributed by Barb Huff for Kathy

Indiana State Journal
Nov. 24, 1897
Page 5
          SHELBYVILLE, Ind., Nov. 22.---William L. Ford, aged sixty-seven, died in this city last night of heart disease.  Two years ago his wife dropped dead while attending meeting at the Mount Pisgah Baptist Church.
Submitted anonymously

The  Shelby  Democrat
January 8, 1891
          John W. Ford died at three o'clock a.m. Jan. 7th at the residence of  James Reeves in Union Township, age 8 years.  He will be buried at Mount Pisgah Thursday, services at the church at two o'clock p.m. by the Rev. John Reese.  D. B. Wilson Funeral Director.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelby  Democrat
March 12, 1885
[from the Mt. Auburn section]
          --- Dora, infant daughter of  Dr. W. M. Ford, was interred on the 25th ult.  The bereaved parents have the sympathy of the community.
Copied by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Daily  Evening  Democrat
Monday, March 26, 1883
L  O  C  A  L      N  E  W  S
          Willie Ford, the eight-year-old son of  David Ford,  of this city, died in an epileptic fit about eleven o'clock last night. The remains will be interred at Mt. Pisgah to-morrow, leaving this city at 9:30 o'clock, a.m. Services at Mt. Pisgah Church by Rev. John Reece.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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