Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Monday, August 29, 1932
Body of Edwin L. Sever of
Waldron, Discovered By
Son Sunday Morning.
          Edwin L. Sever,  age 75 years, well known resident of Waldron, was found dead in the barn at the rear of his home at nine o'clock Sunday morning by a son,  L. L. Sever,  also of Waldron.  County Coroner Thomas Cartmel  who investigated reported that death was caused by a cerebral hemorrhage.  Mr. Sever, who lived alone, was believed to have died sometime Saturday night.
          The deceased was born in Illinois on November 9, 1856.  He was married on August 14, 1879 to  Leonie A. Maze  and three of the four children born to the couple survive.  They are:  Mrs. Annice Abernathy,  of Homer;  Clem Z. and  L. L. Sever,  both of Waldron.  The deceased also leaves four grandchildren and one brother,  F. A. Sever,  of Lynnville, Ky.
          Mr. Sever was a member of the old St. John church, formerly located near Waldron.
          Funeral services will be held at the L. L. Sever home, at 2:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon with the Rev. Leo S. Lovell, pastor of the Waldron M. E. church, officiating.  Burial will be in the Norristown cemetery in charge of Charles M. Ewing.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

A  Shelbyville  Newspaper
Wednesday, August 3, 1910
          The five months old child of  Mr. and Mrs. James Sever  died at 10 o'clock Tuesday night at the home of the parents one mile and a half southeast of Prescott.  The funeral services will be held at 1 o'clock on Thursday afternoon at the home of the parents, Rev. Pattee officiating.  Interment will be in Forest Hill cemetery by Stewart & Fix.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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