The  Shelbyville  Republican
Thursday August 16, 1945
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JOEL  STOUGHTON  DIES  AT  HOME
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Rites Saturday Afternoon at Calvary Church
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          Joel E. Stoughton, 68, died at his home, 1116 Harrison avenue, at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday after an illness of two days.
          The son of  Thomas G. and Josephine Scott Stoughton, he was born in Hendricks township March 10, 1877.  In 1898 he was married to  Bessie McQueen.  Fifteen children were born to this union, seven of whom survive.  Until the past two years he had been a farmer in Jackson township. Mr. Stoughton was a member of the Cavalry Baptist Church.
          Surviving are the widow, and seven children;  Mrs. Lester [Iona] Rutan, of Jackson township;  Mrs. May Mahley, at home;  Mrs. Virgil [Grace] Endicott, of Flat Rock;  Mrs. Dale [Sarah] Snapp and  Mrs. Wallace [Loraine] Harrod, both of Washington township;  Homer Stoughton, of Shelbyville, and S1/c Joel Stoughton, Jr. in east Pacific; ten grandchildren; three sisters,  Mrs. Sarah Stoughton, of this city;  Mrs. Clarence [Caroline] Treon, of Jackson township, and  Mrs. Hattie Shaw, of Indianapolis.
          Funeral services will be held at the Calvary Baptist Church at 2 p.m. Saturday with the Rev. C.M. Hager officiating.  Burial will be in the Conover Cemetery in Jackson township in charge of Charles M. Ewing. Friends may call at the home after 5 p.m. today.
Contributed by Barb Huff


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Tuesday August 1, 1939
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CITY  RESIDENT  DIES  AT  AGE  30
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Miss Mary B. Stoughton Succumbs in Hospital;
Funeral Wednesday
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          In the Major Hospital since last Thursday, where she was taken for treatment,  Miss Mary B. Stoughton, age thirty, died at 9:45 a.m. today. Death was caused by complications.
          Miss Stoughton was born in Jackson township, November 24, 1908, the daughter of Joel and Bessie [McQueen] Stoughton.  During her early life she resided with her parents in Jackson township, and ten years ago moved to Shelbyville, where she resided at 913 south Miller Street.
          The deceased was a member of the Bengal Christian church.
          Survivors are the parents; two brothers,  Homer and  Joel Jr. Stoughton, and five sisters,  Mrs. Iona Rutan and  Mrs. Dale [Sarah] Snapp, of Jackson township,  Mrs. May Mahley, of Shelbyville;  Mrs. Virgil [Grace] Endicott, of Flat Rock and  Miss Loraine Stoughton, at home.
          Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday at the Loren H. Murphy funeral home, with the Rev. Clarence Hager, officiating.  Burial will be made in Forest Hill cemetery.  Friends may call at the Murphy funeral home at any time.
Contributed by Barb Huff


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Tuesday June 30, 1936
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S. STOUGHTON  DIES  AT  HOME
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Funeral Will Be Held at Separate Baptist Church Thursday
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          Samuel J.T. Stoughton, 29 years old, died at the home of his parents,  Joel and  Bessie McQueen Stoughton, six miles west of this city, at 11:15 o’clock Tuesday morning.  He had been ill one year.
          Mr. Stoughton was born in Indiana February 3, 1907
          Survivors besides the parents are eight brothers and sisters,  Mrs. Lester [Iona] Rutan and  Mrs. Dale [Sarah] Snapp, both of Jackson township;  Mrs. Louis [Mae] Mahley and  Miss Mary Stoughton, of Shelbyville;  Mrs. Virgil [Grace] Endicott of Flat Rock and  Miss Lorene, Homer and Joel Stoughton, all at home.
          He had spent his entire life in this county, where he was engaged in farming.
          Funeral rites will be held at the Blue River Separate Church at 10:30 a.m. Thursday. Rev. Clarence Hager of Columbus will officiate and burial will be in the Conover cemetery in charge of Charles W. Ewing, funeral director.
Contributed by Barb Huff


The  Shelbyville  Democrat
Thursday, May 15, 1924
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INFANT  STOUGHTON
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          Elnia E. Stoughton, three months old daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. Joel Stoughton, of Hendricks township, died at the Stoughton home at 9:00 o'clock Wednesday night from complication of diseases.  Funeral services will be conducted at the Blue River Baptist church, near Marietta at 10:00 o'clock Friday morning and burial will be made in the Conover cemetery in charge of H. A. Hageman, of the Morris H. Sleeth undertaking establishment.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Tuesday January 23, 1923
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STOUGHTON  CHILD  DIED
IN  HENDRICKS  TOWNSHIP
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          Juanita Ruth, two-month-old daughter if  Mr. and Mrs. Joel Stoughton, died at the home of the parents this morning, in Hendricks township, at four thirty o’clock, after a brief illness caused from pneumonia.
          Besides the parents the deceased leaves six sisters and two brothers.  They are  Mrs. Ione Rutan, of near Marietta;  Mrs. Grace Endicott, of Flat Rock;  Misses Mary, Sarah, Mae and Lorene, at home, and  Samuel and Homer.  Also the grandparents,  Mrs. And Mrs. Thomas Stoughton and  Mr. and Mrs. J.C. McQueen, of near Geneva.
          Funeral services will be held Thursday morning at ten o’clock at the Blue River Baptist church.  Burial in Conover cemetery, H. A. Hageman in charge.
Contributed by Barb Huff


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Monday February 5, 1922
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HELD  STOUGHTON  FUNERAL  TODAY
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Well Known Citizen of Hendricks
Township Passed Away Saturday
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CAUSED  BY  COMPLICATIONS
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          Funeral services for  Thomas G. Stoughton were held this morning at ten o’clock at the Blue River Baptist church in Jackson township. Mr. Stoughton passed away Saturday afternoon at three o’clock at his home in Hendricks township, after a several weeks’ illness, due to a complication of diseases.  The deceased was 68 years of age.
          He was a member of the Knights of Pythias lodge at Marietta and also the Blue River Baptist church. Besides the widow he leaves one son and three daughters to mourn his loss. They are  Joel Stoughton,  Mrs. Hattie Shaw,  Mrs. Sarah Stoughton  and  Mrs. Caroline Treon.  Also several grandchildren survive.  Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. C.P. Hanna.  Interment was made in the Conover cemetery, in charge of H.A. Hageman, of the M.H. Sleeth firm.
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The  Shelbyville  Democrat
Thursday February 8, 1923
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(From Monday’s Daily)
          Funeral services for the late Thomas G. Stoughton, who died at his home in Hendricks township, Saturday afternoon, was conducted at the Blue River Baptist Church, in Jackson township, this morning at 10 o’clock, the Rev. O.P. Hanna, pastor of the church, officiating.  Burial was made in Conover cemetery in charge of H.A. Hageman, of the M.H. Sleeth undertaking establishment.
          Mr. Stoughton, was perhaps, one of the best known residents in Shelby county and his death which was caused from a complication of diseases comes as a distinct shock to his hundreds of friends throughout the county.  Mr. Stoughton was born in Bartholomew county in the year 1854, and at the time of death was 69 years old.  Early in life he was united in marriage with  Miss Josephine Scott, and to this union three daughters and one son were born, all of whom are now living.  The daughters are  Mrs. Hattie Shaw,  Miss Sarah Stoughton, and  Mrs. Caroline Treon, and the son is  Joel Stoughton.  All of the children mentioned reside in Shelby county.
          Mr. Stoughton was a devoted member of the Blue River Baptist church, having become affiliated with the denomination 40 years ago.  He was also a member of the K. of P. lodge, No. 457 of Marietta. The organization took part in the funeral held this morning.
          Besides the widow and children mentioned, he is survived by a number of grandchildren.
Contributed by Barb Huff


The  Shelbyville  Democrat
Monday August 14, 1916
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CATHERINE  STOUGHTON
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          Catherine Marie, the eight-weeks-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joel Stoughton, died at their home in Jackson township at 8 o’clock Saturday night, August 12.  Short funeral services were held at the Blue River Baptist Church in Jackson township at 10 ‘clock this morning and burial was made in the Conover cemetery in charge of Hendrickson & Sleeth.
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Shelby County Birth Records
Kathryne M. Stoughton  born June 4, 1916
Book H-16 page 67
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Contributed by Barb Huff


The  Shelbyville  Democrat
Monday September 1, 1910
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FUNERAL  SUNDAY
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          Funeral services for  Edward W. Stoughton, the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Joel Stoughton, who died at their home, near Marietta, early Sunday afternoon, were held from the late home at 3:30 o’clock Sunday afternoon. Burial was made in the Conover cemetery. Death was caused from a complication of diseases, with which the child had suffered for the last three months. The parents survive with one brother, Samuel, and six sisters,  Louise,  Minnie,  Sarah, Mary,  Ione and  Grace, all at home. Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Stoughton and Mr. and Mrs. J. T. McQueen, the grandparents, also survive. Hendrickson & Sleeth, undertakers, were in charge of the funeral and burial arrangements.
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Shelby County Birth Records
William Edward Stoughton  born May 25, 1919
Book H-17 page 45
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Contributed by Barb Huff

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