Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Frankfort  Morning  Times
Frankfort, Indiana
Wednesday, December 19,1951
Page 1
Receives Word Of Mother's Death.
          Word has been received here of the death of Mrs. Anna Russell, 82 year old mother of  Edna Reed  of this city, at her home, 2511 Pulaski Place, Chicago.  She had been in failing health since suffering a stroke a year ago.  She died yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock.  Services will be Friday morning at 10 o'clock from the Waldron M.E. Church, in Shelby County, with interment in the cemetery there.
Contributed by Mary K. George and Sharon H.

The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday April 19, 1917
Page 5 column 5
Remains of David Russell
to Be Shipped to Waldron for Burial
          Word was received here today of the death of  David Russell, 82, a former resident of this county, who died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Viva Bolen, in Des Moines, Iowa, yesterday morning at 11 o’clock.  The body will be shipped to this city, arriving here tomorrow morning and the funeral services will probably be held at the Waldron M.E. Church tomorrow morning at 10 o’clock.  Burial will be made in the Ogden cemetery in charge of Stewart & Fix, of this city.
          Mr. Russell’s death was due to a stroke of paralysis which he suffered a short time ago.  He was formerly a well known resident of the Waldron community, having resided there until four years ago when he left this county to make his home with his daughter.
          He is survived by eight children, who are Thomas and  James Russell,  Mrs. D.C. [Martha E.] Smith and  Mrs. Minnie Greer, all of Frankfort, Indiana;  John Russell of Indianapolis;  Will Russell, of Greensburg;  Jean Russell, of Hope, and the daughter in Iowa.  He is also survived by several brothers and sisters whose names could not be learned.
Contributed by Barb Huff

The  Frankfort  Banner
Frankfort, Clinton County, Indiana
Saturday, December 20, 1902
Demise Occurred at the Home of Her Daughter,
Mrs. DeWitt C. Smith - Husband and Children at Her Bedside
Thursday's Daily
          The illness of  Mrs. David Russell,  mention of which was made in yesterday's News, terminated fatally this morning at 1 o'clock.  The demise occurred at the home of her daughter,  Mrs. DeWitt C. Smith, corner of Washington and Sycamore streets, and was directly due to pneumonia.  Mr. Russell had been notified and was at the bedside when death took place, coming here from their home in Waldron.
          Deceased was born in Franklin county, Ind., in May, 1834, being in her sixty-ninth year.  She is survived by her husband and eight children,  John,  of Indianapolis;  William,  of Decatur county;  Thomas,  of Waldron;  Eugene,  of Anderson;  James,  whose residence is in the west;  Endora,  wife of  Dr. Smith, of this city;  Minnie,  wife of Clinton Ulter, of Hope;  Viva,  wife of  Silas Balen,  of Lafayette, nearly all of whom were present when she passed away.  Mrs. Russell was a devout Christian woman and had been a member of the Methodist church since childhood.
           Short services will be held at the Smith home tomorrow afternoon at 1:30 o'clock, after which the remains will be taken to Waldron, Shelby county for interment. Contributed by Mary K. George

The  Shelby  Republican
Friday December 19, 1902
Page 3 column 5
(Frankfort News)
          Short funeral services were conducted by Rev. H. C. Ogden for  Mrs. David [Hannah E.] Russell at the home of  Mr. and Mrs. D. C. [Martha E.] Smith  at 2 o’clock this afternoon and the remains were taken by the 3:35 Monon train to her former home at Waldron, Shelby county, for interment.
          The funeral services of the late Mrs. David Russell were held at the M. E. church in Waldron, at one o’clock this afternoon, and were largely attended.  The Rev. T. J. Anthony officiated.
Contributed by Barb Huff

The  Frankfort  Saturday  Banner
Frankfort, Clinton County, Indiana
August 24, 1889
Page 1 and 8
          Emaline Russell,  wife of  Samuel Russell,  living six miles south of this city died August 21st, 1889.  She was born December 11th 1835, was married April 15th, 1855, and is the mother of ten children, six of whom are now living; three dying in infancy.  She was a kind and loving mother and none knew her but to love her.  She united with the Baptist church at the age of fourteen years.  After marriage, there being no church of her choice convenient, she united with the Methodist Episcopal Church, in which she has ever since remained.  She has ever lived the life of an earnest Christian and when the Master called, she was ready and willing to go.  She was buried at the Bethel cemetery.
          The wife of  Samuel Russell,  a prominent farmer living about two and a half miles this side of Mechanicsburg, died Wednesday, and buried Thursday.  The deceased was about fifty years old and mother of several children, George Russell, of this city, being one of her sons.  Two others living in Shelby County were telegraphed for and arrived in time to attend the funeral.  Mrs. Russell was a most estimable lady, highly respected by all her numerous acquaintances.
Contributed by Mary K. George

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