Wednesday, July 27, 2011

NEWSPAPER TIDBIT: Brown Township Resident Dies in Clark County (1922)

from The Republican (Danville, Indiana) – issue of Thursday, September 28, 1922 – page 8, column 3:

The body of Mrs. Rosanna Hendricks Case was laid to rest, Tuesday, in the Arbuckle cemetery in Brown township. She died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Petty, in Clark county, Friday. She was born near Belleville, Feb. 8, 1844. She was left an orphan at the age of 12 and made her home with her brother and sister until April 7, 1861, when she and Peter Case were married. He died Dec. 31, 1912. To them were born nine children, five of whom have died. The surviving children are Murattie, of White county; Lo M., of Clark county; Mrs. Lora Martha Petty, of Clark county, and Mrs. Ruth Sparks, of Pittsboro. She united with the Bethesda Baptist church when a girl and lived a consistent Christian. She had been an invalid for eight years and had been cared for by her children. She was a kind and loving wife and mother and a good and obliging neighbor. She was a sister of the late Milton Hendricks, of Danville.

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