Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Shelbyville  Republican
July 16, 2008
Dorothy Elizabeth Hughbanks Webster, 87, Louisville, Ky., died Monday, July 14, 2008.
Born April 7, 1921, Louisville, d/o  Lewis Carl Swango Sr. and  Bessie (McGinnis) Swango Sherman.
Married  Arnold Franklin Hughbanks,  Shelbyville native, Oct. 21, 1942; he preceded her in death, June 28, 1974.
Married  Edwin Webster  on Nov. 10, 1978; he preceded her in death on April 29, 1995.
Survivors:  daughter,  Lucy Wilhelm  (husband, Robert) of Liberty;  sons,  John Hughbanks  (wife, Sharon) of Noblesville and  Charles Hughbanks  of Hopkinsville, Ky.;  brother,  Jerry K. Warble;  grandchildren, Gregg Wilhelm   (wife, Melissa) and  Bryan Wilhelm  (wife, Laura), both of Cincinnati, Ohio,  Julie Phillips of Connersville,  Joe Hughbanks  of Hattiesburg, Miss., and  Andy Hughbanks  of Noblesville; great-grandchildren,  Alexandra Wilhelm,  Gabrielle Wilhelm,  Aiden "A. J." Wilhelm,  Kaiser Wilhelm,  Brittney Phillips,  BrieAnn Phillips,  Brooklan Phillips,  Jacob Wilhelm  and  Emily Wilhelm;  and several nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by her brothers,  Jimmy Swango  and  Carl Swango Jr.; and sisters,  Jeanne Riggs  and  Doris Fogle.
Formerly employed at Philco Ford, retiring in 1979.
Retired to Florida, returned to Connersville to be with family.
Member of Harrisburg Union Church and Beta Sigma Phi.
Loved to read her Bible and sing with her great-granddaughters.
Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home, 1704 N. Grand Ave. in Connersville.
Burial:  Forest Hill Cemetery in Shelbyville.
Contributions:  Harrisburg Union Church.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Monday, January 5, 1931
William Webster, Nearly 80 Years Old,
Was Life Resident of County
Five Children Survive
          William Webster, nearly eighty years old, life resident of Shelby county, died at six o'clock Saturday evening at the home of a son, Roscoe Webster, in Flat Rock.  Senility was the cause of his death.  He had been in ill health for the last seven years.
          Mr. Webster was born in Addison township, near Shelbyville, March 3, 1851.  His marriage to Miss Paulina Rhodes took place fifty-five years ago.  She preceded him in death April 16, 1902.
          Surviving are three daughters and two sons-----Mrs. William Shadley, of Hendricks township; Mrs. Roy McComas, of Shelbyville; Mrs. Francis Thorp, Shelbyville; Elmer Webster of Harshaw, Wis., and  Roscoe Webster at whose home the death occurred.  A brother Thomas of Shelbyville, and a sister Mrs. Catherine Jones of Newcastle, survive.
          Mr. Webster had been engaged in farming all his life.  He was a member of the Pleasant Hill M. E. church, of Marion township, until his membership was transferred to the Trinity M. E. church of Shelbyville.
          The funeral services will be held at the Trinity church Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Rev. Josephine Huffer will preach the funeral sermon.  Burial will take place in Forest Hill cemetery in charge of Morris Sleeth.
Submitted by Janet Franklin

The  Shelby  Democrat
March 31, 1921
(From Friday's Daily)
          Miss Rebecca Ann Webster,  life long resident of Manilla, died Thursday evening at the Deaconess hospital at Indianapolis, where she had been confined for the last severn weeks.  She had been ill from a complication of diseases.  Miss Webster was 56 years, 9 months and 21 days old.  The funeral will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home of  Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Whissman,  in Manilla;  Rev. Jinnett will officiate and burial will be made in the Manilla cemetery in charge of Stewart & Fix, undertakers.
          Miss Webster was the daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. Jacob W. Webster  and was born in Rush county, having spent her entire life at Manilla.  She [my copy ends there].
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelby  Democrat
January 18, 1916
Page 8   column 2
Was County Surveyor Here
For Many Terms and Also
City Engineer.
(From Tuesday's Daily.)
          Charles F. Webster,  who served here for many terms as county surveyor and city civil engineer, died at his late residence, 2907 Ralston avenue, Indianapolis, January 17, 1916.
          He was born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, in 1836, and when seven years of age came with his parents to Shelbyville in 1843, making the trip back to England once afterward.
          Mr. Webster was author and owner of several books:  "Webster Dith Receipt Book,"   "A Draining Record,"   "A Road Record,"   "A General Index of Road Record,"  all of which are copyrighted and in use generally thruout the state.  He also made out a general index of roads for the auditor's office.
          He retired from active business life several years ago.  He is survived by the widow and four daughters -- Mrs. E. L. Foust,  Misses May and  Gertrude Webster,  of Indianapolis, and  Mrs. John N. Oursler,  of Amo, and a son,  G. W. Webster,  of Indianapolis.
          Funeral services will be held Wednesday at the residence and the interment will be made here.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Daily  Evening  Democrat
Friday, October 21, 1881
          The remains of the infant child of  Dr. James Webster, of Colfax, Ind., will be brought here for burial this evening.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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