Abstracted Obituaries
Submitted by Jayne Dunn

Names: Sarah Biel, Mrs. Anna Cooper (Whiteman), , George Hartman, Inf. of Geo. Hartman, Mrs. Isabell Jackson,
Moses Jackson, M. L. Jackson, Edward E. Jackson, Julia Long (Pese), Susan overton, Dennis Sears, Frank A. Sears,
Phimeon Sears, Mrs. Ethel Stoner (Turner) ,Sarah Ann Taylor, Mrs. Alma Weaver, Cora Weaver, James W. Weaver,
Rena F. Weaver, John Weidman, Arthur I. Whiteman, Edward Whiteman, Ellis Whiteman, Harry Whiteman,
Mrs. John C. Whiteman, Marshall F. Whiteman, Martin [Marshall] Whiteman, Mason P. Whiteman, Oscar Whiteman,
Stephen Whiteman, Walter Whiteman

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New Albany Ledger, Sunday, Oct 11, 1886, pg 4 col 2 - Sarah Biel, aged 17 years, the girl who was alleged to have been abducted by her
brother-in-law Mason Whiteman a few months ago, died on Sunday from prostration. There are many reports as to the cause of her death
but it is probable it resulted from natual causes superinduced by exposure during the period of her absence from home with Whiteman.

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New Albany Daily Ledger 22 February 1926 - Monday - Mrs. Anna Cooper -- Funeral services for Mrs. Anna Cooper, 61 years old, who died
Sunday night at St. Edward's Hospital following an illness of 2 months, will be at 2 o'clock this p.m. at the home of her son, Thomas Sears,
2205 East Market St., the Rev. C. D. Strother of the Culbertson Ave. Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery. Mrs.
Cooper
was removed to the hospital Saturday from her home at 225 Galt St.
Besides her son, she is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Arthur Whiteman of this city. She is also survived by 4 sisters, who are,
Mrs. Henry Dietrich of this city, Mrs. Joseph Kemp and Mrs. William Harvey, both of Louisville, and Mrs. Anna Jekel of St. Louis.

New Albany Ledger, 2 April, 1917, p 1, c 4 -
Old Resident Died Sunday -- George Hartman, Old Railroad Flagman, Dies of Bright's Disease
George HARTMAN, an old resident of New Albany, who had been a railroad flagman at State street and the Pennsylvania railroad for
many years, died at ten-thirty o'clock Sunday morning at his home at 1523 State street. His death was due to bright's disease. The funeral
will take place Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the home.
Mr. Hartman was 71 years old. He is survived by two sons, John and George Hartman of New Albany, and two daughters, Miss Elizabeth
Hartman, of New Albany, and Mrs. Ida MAYO, of Jeffersonville. He was a brother of Louis Hartman, of New Albany and leaves another brother,
Adam Hartman
of St. Joseph, Ill., and two sisters, Mrs. Matilda WOLFE and Mrs. Elizabeth KREMER, of New Albany. Mr. Hartman was a
member of the Knights and Ladies of Honor.

New Albany Ledger 21 March 1884 p4 c2 - "An infant child of George Hartman died this morning at the residence in the West Union suburb."

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New Albany Daily Ledger 24 October 1916 - Mrs. Isabelle JACKSON, wife of Moses F. JACKSON and an old resident
of New Albany (Floyd Co.) died at 5 o'clock this morning at her home on West Tenth and Floyd streets. Her death was due
to dropsy after a long illness. For the past week she had been critically ill. ... Besides her husband she is survived by two
sons and a daughter, Edward and Thomas JACKSON and Mrs. Edward NILL, of New Albany. She is also survived by a
brother and three sisters, Charles PARISH and Mrs. Sallie SIMPSON of New Albany, and Mrs. Fannie LYONS and
Mrs. Mary PARISH of Terre Haute. . .

New Albany Daily Ledger, Thursday, 12 Apr 1900 - The remains of Mrs. Moses Jackson were taken from the vault in
Fairview Cemetery this afternoon for interment.
[No entry could be located for her in the Fairview Cemetery Burial Register- spc]

New Albany Weekly Ledger, 18 Nov 1908, pg 5 col 2 - Moses Jackson, a former resident of this city, died last night at his home in Jeffersonville.
He was for a number of years employed at the Ohio Falls Iron Works and moved eight years ago from this city to Jeffersonville where he had
been engaged in the hotel business. Mr. Jackson was sixty-five years of age and besides his wife is survived by several step-children. He was
an uncle of Moses F. Jackson of this city.

New Albany Daily Ledger, Oct 8, 1919, pg 6. col 2:
M.L. Jackson is found dead in his room -
D.C.E. Briscoe County Coroner Finds that Death was Due to Apoplexy
Neighbors Find Body -
Mrs. Rowley and Mrs.
Krausgrill
, Neighbors, Who Missed Mr. Jackson, Start Investigation - Moses L.Jackson, former police sergeant and a
well known resident of the city, was found dead at his home at 14 West eights street at 6 o'clock last night by Mrs. Mary
Rowley
and Mrs. Krausgrill, neighbors. Coroner C.E. Briscoe who made an investigation decided that death was due to
apoplexy and he stated also that rigor mortis had developed which indicated that the man had been dead probably for nearly
twenty-four hours. While Mrs.Rowley and Mrs. Krausgrill were talking together late yesterday afternoon they recalled
that they had not seen Mr. Jackson all day and they also recalled that they had not seen a light in his house the night before.
The women decided to make an investigation. Going to his house they called and when they received no answer went into
the house and finally went up stairs where they found his body near the telephone. He was attired in his night clothing and
it is believed that after he retired Wednesday night he felt the attack coming on and attempted to reach the telephone to call
for help. Mr. Jackson was 73 years old and lived in this city all of his life. For a number of years he was connected with
the police force and was sergeant of police. Later he was an assistant superintendent for the Metropolitan Insurance Company
and he also was engaged in the grocery business at one time. His wife died a number of years ago and he is survived by two
sons, Edward and Thomas Jackson, of this city, and a daughter, Mrs. E. M. Hill, of St. Louis. Mr. Jackson was a member
of Main street Methodist church. The body was taken today to the home of his son, Edward Jackson, East Thirteenth and
Spring streets where the funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon. Burial will be Fairview cemetery.

New Albany Weekly Ledger, 25 Mar 1932, Friday - Edward E. Jackson, 60 yrs old, died suddenly Sunday midnight of a
heart attack at his home, 1217 East Spring Street. Mr. Jackson, a brother of Postmaster Thomas J. Jackson, was stricken
while in bed and dropped on the floor as he rose. Surviving also are his wife, Mrs. Una D. Jackson; two daughters,
Mrs. Harry Hagan of Kokomo, and Miss Esther Jackson; a sister, Mrs. Charles A. Pierce of East St. Louis, Ill. Funeral
services were held at 2 o'clock Tuesday at the residence with burial in Fairview cemetery.

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Public Press, Aug 22, 1916, pg 5 col 3 - Mrs. Julia Long, wife of John Long, died at her home in Corydon of dropsey.
The burial was in the Windell burying ground in Scott township. She is survived by her husband, four children and one
sister, Mrs. Etta Stoner. The deceased was 32 years of age and was a daughter of Louis and Louisa Pese, deceased.

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New Albany Daily Ledger 8 May 1899, pg 4 col 2 - Mrs. Susan Overton, wife
of William Overton, electrician for the Street Railway, died suddenly Sunday evening of heart disease at the family residence
on the Grant Line road, near Vincennes street. She was a good woman, wife and mother, and her death is deeply deplored by her
family and friends. A husband and seven children survive her. Her age was thirty-seven years.

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New Albany Daily Ledger 15 May 1863 - Sudden Death - Dennis Sears, an old
citizen of New Albany and well advanced in age, died very suddenly at his residence last night. Feeling unwell and being unable
to sleep he took an ordinary dose of Laudanum in order to quiet his nervous system. The dose, however, was too large and
Mr. Sears died in the course of a few hours.

New Albany Tribune, 22 May 1953 pg 12 col 6 - Frank A. Sears, 89, native of this city, died Friday at his residence at Madison. He
was for years a stationary engineer at the old New Albany Woolen Mills where the present high school is located. He also held the same
position at one time at the Jeffersonville Quartermaster Depot. A member of the DePauw Masonic Lodge, he will be buried at Fairview
Cemetery. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Kraft Funeral Home. Survivors are two sons, Foster and Harry Sears, City; two
grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

New Albany Daily Ledger 22 February 1926 - Monday -
"Crushed To Death" - Phmeon Sears, an Old Resident.
Ran Down by a Southern Train.
Terribly Bruised and Mangled and Many Bones Broken.
Phimeon Sears, aged seventy-five years and one of the old residents of New Albany, whose home was at East Market and Washington
streets, was instantly killed and terribly mangled by a Southern Railway train at 8:47 o'clock this Friday morning at Vincennes
Street and the crossing of the Belt Railroad near Stone street. Mr. Sears was standing near the track and the engineer of the
train blew his whistle when Mr. Sears started to cross the track, but was struck before he got over. Nearly all his bones were
broken as the heavy cars passed over his aged and feeble body.
The dead man was conveyed to the home of his son, Charles T. Sears, 1615 East Market street and Coroner Starr there viewed the
body and will hold his inquest this afternoon or tomorrow.
Phimeon Sears had been a resident of New Albany from his boyhood. For many years he was a pilot on the boats of the New Albany
and Portland Ferry Company. In the Civil War he served in the Thirteenth Indiana Cavalry, and was a gallant and fearless soldier.
He was known to all the old residents of the city. After leaving the ferry service Mr. Sears was a flagman on the Monon and
Pennsylvannia.
His surviving children are Charles T. Sears and Thomas Sears of this city, and William Sears of Kokomo.

New Albany Tribune, 9-13-1938 pg 1 col 3 Tuesday Last Rites Held for Mrs. Stoner
Funeral services for Mrs. Ethel Stoner, 34, wife of James Stoner, 28 Eighteenth street, were held at 2 o'clock Tuesday
afternoon at the Shrader FuneralHome, 1715 East Oak street. Burial was in the Veron Cemetery on Budd road. Mrs.
Stoner died Monday at the Cragmont Hospital, Madison. Besides her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Mamie;
a stepson, Edward Davis, New Albany; and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Turner, Budd road.

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New Albany Daily Ledger Standard 6 Jun 1881 p4 c5: (Roll 101): One of the pioneer women of Floyd county -
Mrs. Sarah Ann Tayloródied Saturday evening at her residence in the southeast suburb of the city, aged seventy eight years.
She was a good woman, a sincere Christian. She was the mother of Mr. Perry Taylor, the well-known fisherman. Her funeral
took place yesterday.

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New Albany Tribune, Saturday, 20 June 1941, pg 1 col 7 - Mrs. Alma Weaver Dies in Residence
Mrs. Alma E. Weaver, 58, widow of William A. Weaver, died at 3:00 o'clock Saturday morning at her home, 2323
Charlestown Boulevard, following a month's illness. Surviving is one son, Austin Weaver, New Albany; a sister, Mrs.
Mary McCaffrey
, Floyd County; one brother, Elmer Ashabranner, Floyd County; and her mother, Mrs. Emma
Ashbranner
, New Albany. The body is at the residence. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 o'clock Monday afternoon
in the Church of God with burial in Graceland Memorial Park.

New Albany Weekly Ledger, Friday, Sep 5, 1930, pg 3, col 2 - Funeral services for Mrs. Cora Weaver, 55 years old,
widow of A. A. Weaver, were held at 10 o'clock Wednesday at the home of her daughters, Mrs. Francis Beaucond,
2117 Ekin Avenue, with burial in the Edwardsville cemetery. She died Monday at her daughter's home.

New Albany, IN, Public Press, 7 Sep 1915, pg 10, col 1 - James W. Weaver died August 21, aged 66 years. He was
married in 1870 to Elizabeth Faith and to this union seven children were born, of whom five survive; J. W. Jr., Mrs.
Dan Strubble
, Mrs. Ora Beanblossom, Maybelle and Frank.

P>New Albany Tribune, 1961 08 04, Friday, pg 3 col 3 - Mrs. Rena F. Weaver, a former New Albany resident who died at
Otterbein Nursing Home in Lebanon, Ohio, will be buried in Fairview Cemetery this Saturday. Rev. Leonard Wood
of the Jeffersonville EUB Church will conduct graveside services at 10 a.m. Survirors include a sister, Mrs. Gladys
Woodfill
, Toledo, a step-son, Austin C. Weaver, New Albany and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

New Albany Daily Ledger or New Albany Ledger 27 March 1885 - "John Weidman, age 66 years, an old citizen
of Floyd Co., died Thursday evening after an illness of several months. He was a well known farmer and resident
on the Paoli Pike 2 miles from the city. He was esteemed as an industrious honest man. His funeral takes place
2 o'clock Saturday under the auspices of The Knights and Ladies of Industry of which he was a member."

New Albany Daily Ledger 31 March 1890
Whiteman, Arthur I. (sic), age 85, died 1:00 p.m. Sunday at the Floyd Memorial Hospital. He resided at 213 Galt Street. Mr. Whiteman
was a life-long furniture salesman with Huff and the Lewis Furniture stores. He was a member of Culbertson Avenue Baptist Church,
also a member of New Albany Lodge, No. 39 F & AM, Manzanita Tribe No. 289 IORM. Surviving are sons, Franklin L. Whiteman Clarksville,
Indiana, Robert T. (sic) Whiteman, Thomas E. Whiteman and Paul C. Whiteman, all of New Albany; daughters, Mrs. Cecil (Louise) Potts,
Moorehaven, Florida, Mrs. Carl (Geneva) Woodruff, New Albany; nine grandchildren; twenty-four great-grandchildren; three
great-great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the Kraft Funeral Home after 6:00 p.m. Monday. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday from the chapel of Kraft's. Interment in Graceland Memorial Park. Masonic services 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

New Albany Daily Ledger 3 February 1899 - "Edward Whiteman died at 12:30 o'clock this morning at his home, 20 E. 6th St., after an
illness of several weeks of brain fever. He was 48 years old and leaves a wife and 7 children. He was formerly on the police force
of this city.

6 February 1899 - "The funeral of Edward Whiteman took place yesterday afternoon from his late residence on E. 6th near Water St.
Rev. Charles Hutchinson conducted the services and the remains were interred at Fairview Cemetery."

New Albany Daily Ledger - 30 Jan 1899 - "Ellis Whiteman, age 19, died yesterday at the home of his uncle, Mason Whiteman,
159 Cherry St. after an illness of several months of consumption."

31 January 1800 - "The funeral of Ellis Whiteman took place this afternoon from the residence of Mason Whiteman, 159 Cherry St. The
services were conducted by Rev. C.W. Locher and Rev. J. W. Closkey and the remains were taken to Leyden's Cemetery for interment."

New Albany Daily Ledger 22 February 1899 - "Harry Whiteman's relatives received word that he has been discharged from the
Government Hospital for Insane at Washington, and will return to his home in this city. He was a soldier of Company C.
159th Indiana, and while at Camp Alger, Virginia was stricken with typhoid fever. The disease so affected his mind that he
was sent to Washington for treatment. He will return home entirely cured. He was not mustered out of the service until
this week, owing to his illness."

New Albany Daily Ledger 14 Apr 1899 - "Harry Whiteman died on the 11th inst. at a hospital in Washington City where he had been
under treatment for some time. While a member of Co. C 159 Indiana at Camp Alger he was attacked with thyphoid fever and after his
recovery was so affected by the disease that he was sent to the Government Hospital for the Insane at Washington, where died from
exhaustion. The remains will be brought to New Albany for burial. He is the third member of the family to die within a year."

New Albany Daily Ledger 16 April 1899 - "The remains of Harry E. Whiteman will be taken on their arrival this evening from
Washington to the residence of Walter Whiteman, 120 Cottom Ave. and North State St. from whence the funeral will take place
Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock. All the members of Co. C 159th Indiana, of which the deceased was a member will attend the funeral,
and the city officials and many leading citizens will also be present to pay the last sad rites to the young soldier. The members of
Co. C will meet at the City Hall to complete arrangements for the funeral."

New Albany Daily Ledger 17 April 1899 - "There was a large attendance at the funeral of the late Harry E. Whiteman on
Sunday afternoon. Co. C 159th of which deceased was a member, the city officials and a larage concourse of the personal friends
of the deceased were present and his former comrades in arms gave him a full military interment. The religious ceremonies were
conducted by Dr. Clokey who was the first chaplain of the regiment. The burial was at the Layden graveyard."

New Albany Daily Ledger - 14 Sep. 1886 -
The wife of Rev. John C. Whiteman, formerly pastor of the German M. E. Church of New Albany, a lady of the most amiable and devoted
Christian life and who had many warm friends in this city, died on Sunday at her home in Cincinnati of consumption.

New Albany Daily Ledger 31 March 1890 - "John Whiteman, aged nine years, son of ex-policeman Edward Whiteman, was
drowned Saturday afternoon about 5 o'clock. With his brother he was in a dilapidated flat paddling through the backwater on the
Lindemann place north of the city cemetery, when the boat upset. His brother, who could swim, tried to save the lad, but he
almost instantly sunk out of sight. The body was recovered an hour later where it went down."

New Albany Weekly Ledger 25 Mar 1932 - Former Resident Dies at Madison -- Marshall F. Whiteman, 74 years old, died Saturday at Madison,
Ind., it was learned in New Albany, where he once resided. The body was brought to Kraft's Chapel, 708 East Spring St. Surviving are two
brothers, Walter Whiteman and M. P. Whiteman, both of New Albany. Funeral services were held at 2 o'clock Monday at Kraft's Chapel.
Burial was in Leyden's Cemetery in New Albany Township.

New Albany Daily Ledger 21 Jun 1904 - "Mr. Martin (sic) Whiteman whose home was at 23 East 8th St., died yesterday at St. Edward's
Hospital after an illness of several months of consumption. He was 24 years old and leaves a wife and one child."
[Should read Marshall Whiteman]

New Albany Daily Ledger - 24 November 1933
New Albany Deaths - Mason P. Whiteman -- Former real estate and insurance agent, Mason P. Whiteman, 78, died yesterday at his home,
123 West. Surviving, wife, Mrs. Minnie; daughters, Mrs. Frank Lewis and Mrs. Herbert Fleischer. Funeral is set for 2:45 p.m., Sunday at
the residence, with burial at Fairview Cemetery.

New Albany Daily Ledger 6 December 1918 - "Oscar Whiteman, son of Mrs. Ella Whiteman, died at 1 o'clock this morning at his home at
215 Galt St. He was 22 years olf and unmarried. Before his health failed, 5 months ago, he was employed by the New Albany Box & Basket
Co. Mr. Whiteman was a member of the Central Christian Church. The funeral will be held at the family residence at 2 o'clock
Sunday and the burial will be in the Leyden Cemetery."

New Albany Daily Ledger 20 Nov 1893 - Died - Whiteman, Stephen, November 20th 1893, aged 25 years. Funeral at the resident of his
mother on North Side beyond the city limits, Friday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock. Friends of the family invited to attend without further notice.

New Albany Daily Ledger - 24 November 1933 -- "Walter Whiteman, 79 years old, was found dead in bed, Saturday, in his home on the Paoli
Pike, by his son Clarence who lives across the road. Coronor Frank T. Tyler gave heart attack as cause of death. Mr. Whiteman is also
survived by a brother Mason W. Whiteman and 3 grandchildren. Services were held at 2:30 Monday with burial in Laden Cemetery on Green
Valley Rd."

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