Some 1901 Obituaries from New Albany, Floyd County, Indiana

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George Hans

     An old and hightly esteemed citizen of Floyd county, George Hans, died on Sunday, January 27, at his home in Georgetown township, at the age of seventy three years. He was one of Floyd county's best citizens, a man whose life was a record of uprightness, and his death has brought sincere sorrow to a wide circle of relatives and friends. His wife preceeded him to the grave several years. His surviving children are Mr. Charles Hans, late Trustee of Georgetown township, Mrs. Jonathan Beard, Mrs. Arms and Miss Georgia Hans, of Georgetown township, and Mr. John Hans, of Louisville. The funeral takes place on Wednesday morning at the family residence in Georgetown township, the burial in the family lot at Cave Hill cemetery, Louisville.

  from  New Albany Weekly Ledger (Floyd County, IN) 28 Jan 1901 p4 c3

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Mrs. Magdalena Frank.

   On sunday morning, 27th inst., Mrs. Magdalena Frank, aged seventy-one years passed away at the family residence, No. 211 East Ninth street, of grippe, after a few days illness. She was the widow of John Frank and leaves one son and three daughters. The funeral takes place Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock from St. Mary's Catholic church, of which she was a devoted faithful member. Mrs. Frank was well known in the city and leaves many friends and relatives.

from     New Albany Weekly Ledger (Floyd County, IN) 28 Jan 1901 p4 c3

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Mrs. Nancy A. Scheller.

     Mrs. Nancy A. Scheller, widow of John G. Scheller, and an old resident of Floyd county, died at an early hour Monday morning, the 28th inst., at her country home on the Charlestown road, one mile from the city. She was eighty-four years old and had lived in and about New Albany for sixty-five years. For forty years she had lived on the farm on which she died. Three children survive her. The are: Mrs. Anna Jane Brown, with whom she made her home, John Scheller, of Sellersburg, a member of the Clark county Board of Commissioners, and J. G. Scheller, a member of the real estate firm in this city of Scheller & Nicholson. She was a devoted wife, mother and Christian. The funeral will take place from her late home at 1 o'clock Thursday afternoon. The interment will be at Fairview cemetery.

from     New Albany Weekly Ledger (Floyd County, IN) 28 Jan 1901 p4 c3

 

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