Tuesday, July 26, 2011

NEWSPAPER TIDBIT: Former Hendricks County Resident Dies in Henry County (1922)

from The Republican (Danville, Indiana) – issue of Thursday, August 31, 1922 – page 4, column 3:

DEATH OF SIMEON MORGASON
Simeon Morgason, several years ago a well-known farmer and stock raiser in this county, died at his home in Knightstown, Friday afternoon, from hardening of the arteries and complications. He was a Kentuckian by birth, but spent the greater part of his life in Indiana. He was in his eighty-second year, and leaves, beside the widow, who was Miss Nannie Stuart, a sister of Thomas Stuart, of this place, two grown sons, Thad, of Knightstown, and Walter, of Noblesville, and three grandchildren.

The funeral was Sunday afternoon from the late home of the deceased, with burial in the Knightstown cemetery. The funeral was largely attended by relatives, neighbors and friends, among whom were W.T. Stuart and daughter, Miss Leona; Mrs. Ann Miles and the Misses Elizabeth Anderson and Ella Arnold, of this place.

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