Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Shelbyville  News
April 12, 1983
Harry N. Knowlton, 86, Mt. Auburn, died at 5 a.m.  Monday at W. S. Major Hospital.  Failing health for several months.
Born Jan 18, 1897 in Jackson Township, s/o  George and Jennie (Barnes) Knowlton.  
Married  Ruth F. Greene  March 12, 1920.  She died Aug 25, 1979.
Lived in Mount Auburn all his life. 
Member and past master of the Norritown Farmers Masonic Lodge, member and past patron of the Flat Rock Chapter of the Order of the Easter Star; member of the York Rite Bodies of Shelbyville and past high priest of Shelby Chapter No 20 and member of the Mount Auburn Christian Church.
Survived by two daughters, a brother, C. B. Knowlton, 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
A brother preceded him in death.
Carmony Funeral Home, with the Rev. Marvin Isley officiating.
Burial:  Mount Auburn Cemetery.
Contributed by Colleen Greene
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Monday, August 27, 1979
Mrs. Ruth Knowlton of Mt. Auburn died in Johnson County August 25, 1979.  
Born in Ripley county on March 12, 1900.  D/o  Albert E. and Minnie Olive (Franklin) Greene.  
On March 12, 1920 in Shelby County, she was married to  Harry N. Knowlton.
Survivors:  husband;  2 children,  Mrs. Glen (Jeanne) Losey, Shelbyville, and  Mrs. Kenneth (Reba) Cochran, of R.R.1 Morristown; a brother  Claude M. Green, Sr., Albany; 12 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and 2 step-great grandchildren.  
Two brothers preceded.  
Burial in the Mt. Auburn cemetery.
Contributed by Barb Huff  for  Mary Kelley  and  Colleen Greene
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Tuesday, 4 Nov 1952
Aged County
Resident Dies
Funeral for Alvin Knowlton
Will Be Conducted Friday
          Alvin Knowlton,  92-year-old retired Shelby township farmer, died at the Robert Long Hospital in Indianapolis at 8:30 this morning.  He had been in failing health for two years and in a critical condition for the last 10 days.
          MR. KNOWLTON  was born in Shelby township on April 18, 1960, the son of  James and  Barbara (Good) Knowlton.  He had spent the greater part of his life in Shelby township and recently had lived with a brother-in-law,  Ernest Pope,  southwest of this city.  He was married to  Elizabeth Pope  whose death occurred in 1945.*  The only survivors with the brother-in-law are a number of nieces and nephews.
          FUNERAL  SERVICES will be held at the Murphy Mortuary Friday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. C. M. Hager officiating.  Interment will be in the Flat Rock cemetery.  Friends may call at the mortuary after 4:00 p.m. Thursday.
*Submitter's Note: The photo of her stone pictured on and her obituary in the Shelbyville Republican on Tuesday April 13, 1943 give the death year as 1943.
Contributed by Phyllis Fleming and  Betty Kitchen

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Tuesday April 13, 1943
Page 1 column 3
          Word has been received here of the death of  Mrs. Lizzie Knowlton, age about seventy-five, wife of  Alvin Knowlton, at her home in Garden City, south of Columbus, Sunday at 5:00 p.m.
          She had been in failing health for some time and death was due to a complication of diseases.  Mrs. Knowlton was born in Washington township, the daughter of  David and Harriet Pope.
          She is survived by the husband, a sister,  Mrs. Samuel [Ida M.] Moore,  two brothers,  Ernest Pope and  Alvin Pope, Shelbyville, and three others at Hope.
          Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Hathway & Son funeral home, in Columbus, with burial in the Flat Rock cemetery.
Contributed by Barb Huff

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