Friday, April 29, 2011

OBITUARY: David M. Vannice (1931)

from The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, February 26, 1931 – page 1, column 4:

David M. Vannice, well known in this county, died Feb. 11, at the Soldiers’ Home, Danville, Ill. The burial was in the family lot in Mt. Hope cemetery, Logansport. He was born October 5, 1842. He served in the civil war with Co. G, 99th regiment, Indiana volunteers, and was seriously wounded at the battle of Atlanta, July 22, 1864. He and Mary E. Kurtz were married Feb. 15, 1866 and to them were born two children, Eva Sanderson and Elbert Vannice who with the mother preceded him in death. Mr. and Mrs. Vannice moved from their farm to Danville in 1874 ten years later moved to Logansport. About 1910 they returned to a farm in Hendricks county. Thence he moved to Indianapolis and then to the Soldiers’ Home. Two grandchildren, Mrs. Erce Daffin, of Indianapolis, and Herschell L. Sanderson, of Logansport, survive. He was a member of the I.O.O.F. and the G.A.R.

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