Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Shelbyville  News
Saturday, June 10, 1967
Mrs. Lula Rule, 79, 327 W. Taylor St., died unexpectedly Friday, June 9, 1967.
Born January 23, 1888 in Moral Township, d/o  Albert L. and  Melvina Ellis Poland.
Married  Charles W. Rule  on February 6, 1909; he died on May 31, 1943.
Lived in a Shelby County her entire life and Shelbyville for last 45 years.
Member First Christian Church of Shelbyville.
Survivors:  daughter, Mrs. Paul W. (Mary K.) Jones, Shelbyville; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Dr. L. O. Poland, Big Rapids, Michigan, and  Raymond H. Poland, Rossville, Illinois.
Ewing Mortuary with Rev. James H. Horner officiating.
Burial:  Forest Hill Cemetery.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Daily  Democrat
Wednesday, January 20, 1886
Special Correspondence of the Democrat.
Morristown, Jan. 19, 1886
          James B. Rule,  whom I mentioned in my last as quite low with consumption, died last Thrusday evening at 4 'clock at the home of his step-father, Richard Cooper, age twenty-three years.  "Jimmy," as he was familiarly called, was a young man of good habits, and well liked by all who knew him.  His funeral took place Saturday morning at 10 o'clock at the M. P. Church, Rev. Morgan conducting the services.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming 
Saturday, January 16, 1886
          James Rule died at his home in Norristown, Thursday, with consumption, age twenty-three years.  The remains will be interred at the Chaple Cemetery Sunday, by funeral director  C. D. John. 
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  National  Volunteer
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May 18, 1854

          Died---in Brandywine Township, on Friday the 12th inst. Mr. James F. Rule.  He was County Commissioner for a number of years:  an accepted member of the Masonic Fraternity, and was buried with the accustomed ceremonies of that order.
Abstracted by Maurice Holmes, in his book Shelbyville, Indiana, Newspaper Excerpts: 1853-1859.
Submitted by Sherry Badgley Ryan, with permission from the author.

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