Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Shelby  Democrat
Saturday, January 14, 1933
Resident of Morristown
Community Succumbed
Following Stroke Apoplexy
          Mrs. May Keaton, beloved resident of the Morristown community succumbed Friday, January 13, at 3:30 p.m., following a stroke of apooplexy on Thursday.  Mrs. Keaton was born in Indianapolis June 19, 1887, the daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. David Kemp  who with the husband, preceded her in death.
          The deceased was united in marriage to Mr. Keaton, March 2, 1887, whose entire married life was spent in Hanover township.  She was a member of the M. E. church at Morristown and the Ivy Rebekah lodge No. 281.  She leaves six nephews,  Charles Kemp  of Gwynneville,  James,  William,  and  David Kemp  of Morristown, and  Hardy  and  Edward Kemp,  and one niece,  Mrs. Will Thornhill  of Missouri.
          Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock at the late home in Morristown with the Rev. E. A. Gillum officiating.  Interment will be in the Asbury semetery in charge of L. V. Hauk, funeral director.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Wednesday, March 7, 1917
Widow of Civil War Veteran
Dead at Fountaintown Home
          Mrs. Elmira Keaton, age 71, widow of  Thomas Keaton, a veteran in the civil war, died at 2:00 o'clock this morning at her home in Fountaintown of a complication of diseases.  The funeral services will be held at the Fountaintown home, at 11 o'clock Friday morning, the Rev. Ernest Patterson, officiating.
          She is survived by three children, Carey, of Maxwell, Indiana;  Mrs. Harry Wood, Mohawk;  Mrs. May Rafferty, at home.
[Fountaintown Cemetery]
Submitted by Barb Huff  for Sherri Fabert

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Saturday July 5, 1913
Page 4 column 2
          Miss Alma Keaton, aged forty years, died at the Central Insane Hospital in Indianapolis Friday morning.  She had been confined in this institution five years last April.  Her death was caused from nervous trouble and cancer.  The deceased was the daughter of  Mrs. Elmira Keaton, who resides in Fountaintown.  She leaves one brother, Carey Keaton, of Maxwell, and three sisters, Mrs. Cora Shank  of Fountaintown, Mrs. Mary Woods of Williamsburg, and  Miss Fay Keaton, who resides wither her mother in Fountaintown.
          The funeral will be held at the home of her mother at 2p.m. Sunday, Rev. Addison, pastor of the Christian church, will have charge of the services.  Interment will be made in the Sugar Creek cemetery, north of Carrollton.
Contributed by Barb Huff  for Sherri Fabert

A  Shelbyville  Newspaper
Thursday, August 4, 1910
          Walter Keaton,  a prominent Rush county farmer, brother of  Ross Keaton,  of Morristown, died at his home in Arlington Tuesday, following a short illness.  While working in a hay field Monday Mr. Keaton was seriously affected by the heat and it was necessary to carry him to his home.  His conditionsoon became critical and the illness resulted in his death.  The deceased leaves a widow and three children.  The funeral services were held at Arlington today.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Daily  Republican
Saturday March 24, 1888
Page 4 column 3
          Mrs. Ben [Mary A.] Keaton, of Hanover township, died yesterday and her husband is also living at the point of death.
Wednesday March 28, 1888
Page 3 column 3
          Mrs. Benjamin [Mary A.] Keaton, who had been lingering for some time, died last week.  Her remains were interred in the Hanover cemetery on Saturday.  Rev. Prichard preached the funeral sermon at the home of the deceased.
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Hanover Cemetery
Mary A. Keaton
April 19, 1818 - March 22, 1888
Contributed by Barb Huff  for Dave Keating

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