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Allen County Indiana Obituaries Extracted From The Fort Wayne Journal, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1907

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1907 Obituaries from the Fort Wayne Journal in Fort Wayne, Allen County Indiana.

AYERS, Perry Obituary

Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock occurred the funeral services of Mr. Perry Ayers from the Methodist Episcopal church of this place. The Rev. C.B. Daugherty officiated, assisted by the Poe choir. After the services the interment took place in the Bethel cemetery. Mr. Ayers was born in Litchfield county, Ohio, in 1859, but came to this state with his parents when yet a boy. They settled on a farm in Adams county. In 1877 the deceased was united in marriage to Miss Mary Fonner. They settled on a farm in Adams county and later removed to Tennessee, where they lived for several years. Returning to Indiana in 1898 he purchased a farm in Wells county near here, where his death occurred last Saturday, February 23. Mr. Ayers was a devoted church member during his life and at the time of his death was a faithful member of the Methodist Episcopal church of this place. He was well respected and most highly esteemed by all who knew him, and the loss to the community will be keenly felt and realized. Sincere sympathy is extended to the bereaved relatives. [The Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, (Fort Wayne, Indiana), March 3, 1907]

KELSEY, Johanna Funeral Announcement

Brief funeral services over the remains of Mrs. Johanna H. Kelsey will be held this morning from the residence, 1144 Division street, and later the body will be shipped to Roanoke, Ind, for the final service and interment at the Kelsey cemetery.[The Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, Fort Wayne, Indiana), March 21, 1907]