The  Shelbyville  Daily  Democrat
Thursday, April 19, 1906
Highly  Respected  Young  Woman  of
St. Paul  Died  This  Morning.
          Mrs. Sol Rathburn, daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. Peter Favors, died at the home of her parents in St. Paul, Thursday, April 19.  She was twenty-one years of age.  The death is a sad one indeed.  The young woman, highly respected and the possessor of a hose of friends, was also the mother of a baby daughter only a few hours old.  This child is now left in entire ignorance of the love its mother was so anxious to lavish upon it.
          The husband is night operator of the Big Four at St. Paul.  He and the young lady whose death occurred today, surprised their friends last summer, by being married at Buffalo unexpectedly, and later making the announcement to their friends.  The funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at two o'clock at the M.E. church in St. Paul.  Elder Burns of Morristown will officiate.  Interment will be in the St. Paul cemetery.  Oscar Hand & Son have charge of the funeral.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday January 31, 1901
Page 4 column 7
          Lova Rathburn, the fourteen year old daughter of  Benjamin Rathburn, passed away at the residence of her grandfather, Francis Jones, in Noble township, on Wednesday of last week.  This makes seven in a family of eleven to die within the last six years.  Little Lova was a sufferer from consumption.
[Buried Copeland Cemetery]
Contributed by Barb Huff

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