Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Monday February 12, 1934
Morristown Man Survived By Widow, 2 Daughters;
Pneumonia is Cause
          Lobar pneumonia caused the death of  Vern Hargrove, 55, Sunday morning at 4:00 o'clock at his home in Morristown, after an illness of two weeks.  The deceased is survived by the widow, Mrs. Lelia Hargrove; two daughters, Mrs. Earl Turner, of Knightstown, and  Mrs. Frank Davis, of south of Morristown; one son, Robert, at home; three sisters, Mrs. Anthony Fischer, of Danville, Illinois; Mrs. Jude Wier, of Brookfield, and Mrs. Fred Meisel, of Kansas, and six brothers, Oliver and Clarence, of Acton; Harvey, of Chicago; Lark, of Knightstown; Everett, of Colorado, and Ary Hargrove, of Kansas.  Mr. Hargrove has been a resident of Morristown for the past seven years where he had been engaged in the trucking business.  He was a member of the Gwynneville Christian church.  Short funeral services will be held at the late home Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. and at 2:00 o'clock, rites will be conducted at the Gwynneville Christian church, with the Rev. T. J. Wilson officiating.  Burial will be in Asbury cemetery, in charge of Max Herrlich & Son, funeral directors, of New Palestine.
Submitted by Barb Huff

The  Shelbyville  Democrat
Monday, January 15, 1912.
Page One
          James Martyn Hargrove,  aged seventy-seven years, died at five o'clock Sunday evening at the home of the  Rev. J. W. Clark, of 36 west Hendricks street.  His death was caused by paralysis from which he had been suffering for some time.  Mr. Hargrove was a slave and as soon as the emancipation proclamation became effective he enlisted in the cause of the Union and fought thruout the war as a member of Co. K, of the Eleventh Connecticut Heavy Artillery.
          Mr. Hargrove is survived by his widow,  Mrs. Martha Hargrove,  and by a niece, Mrs. Clark,  at whose home he died.  the funeral services will be held at the Second Baptist church at two o'clock Tuesday afternoon and the interment will be made in the city cemetery in charge of Ralph J. Edwards.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday, July 9, 1891
Page 2, column 4
          Mr. George Hargrove, aged 53 years of VanBuren township, a prominent and wealthy farmer, dropped dead at an early hour Friday morning.  He was in his usual good health to within a few minutes of his demise, and was getting ready to engage in cutting wheat.  He complained to his wife of feeling ill, and laid down on the bedside, and almost immediately expired.  His funeral occurred on Saturday, under the auspices of the K. of P. lodge, of which he was a member.  Coroner Bruce investigated the causes which led to his death and returned the following verdict:
State of Indiana Shelby County
          I, Clarence R. Bruce, Coroner of Shelby county, having viewed the remains and heard the evidence in regard to the death of George Hargrove, late of VanBuren township, find that said Hargrove came to his death from heart disease, on Friday, July 3rd, 1891.
Shelbyville, July 4th, 1891.
[Buried Asbury Cemetery-BH]
Submitted by Barb Huff

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