Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Shelbyville  Democrat
Tuesday May 15, 1945
          Mrs. Mildred Spellman, age 86, widow of  Chris Spellman, died at 12:30 a.m. today at her home at 338 East Jackson Street.  She had been ill for the past two years and in a serious condition for the past four weeks.
          Mrs. Spellman was born in Tipton county on March 26, 1859, the daughter of  Joseph and  Hettie Hendrickson.  She was a member of the First Baptist Church in this city. She is survived by three daughters and one son, Mrs. Berniece Leffler, Mrs. Bessie Worden  &  Alonzo Mount of this city & Mrs. Deprez Smith of Indianapolis.  Also surviving are one brother Ben Hendrickson of Hendricks township; 9 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild and several nieces and nephews.  Funeral services will be held at C. F. Fix & Son Mortuary Thursday at 2 p.m. with Dr. Walter R. Hand officiating.  Burial will be made in the Pleasant Grove cemetery in Noble township.  Friends may call at the Fix Mortuary after 7 p.m. today.
Submitted by Barb Huff

The  Indianapolis  Star
November 9, 1915
Page 4   Column 3
          The funeral of  Samuel D. Spellman, a holder of many business interests, who died in New York last Saturday, will be held at his Indianapolis residence, 2016 North Meridian street, Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock.  An attack of pneumonia, which lasted only a week, was the cause of Mr. Spellman's death.
          Mr. Spellman was the head of the  George D. Emery  lumber corporation, which has large interests in Honduras, Nicaragua and other countries of South America.  Mr. Spellman spent much of his time in South America, living twenty-five years in Nicaragua, where he had charge of the lumber interests of that country for his company.  His widow, Mrs. Emma Prang Spellman;  a daughter, Mrs. Robert Tysdall;  a brother, Herbert G. Spellman,  and a sister, Mrs. Clark Mallery, survive.
Contributed Virginia Latta Curulla

An  Indianapolis  Newspaper
July 28, 1886
Page 1   column 1
Spellman, Kate (of Shelby County) / Death of, N.
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