Whitley County Obituaries

North, Mrs. Edward
Transcribed and contributed by Beverly Henley
The Commercial Mail – Columbia City, Indiana
Monday May 21, 1945 Page 6

     Word has been received here of the death of Mrs. Edward North, 60, of 9411 Philip Blvd, Detroit, who died at 2:37 o’clock am today. Mrs. North had been bedfast for the past 20 months. She was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Barney McClain and was born in Whitley county. She resided in Columbia City until her marriage to Edward North when she became a resident of Detroit. Survivors are the husband; three sons, Creed North of Detroit, Mich.; M-Sgt Eugene North who is stationed in New Mexico and Cpl Edward North, Jr who is somewhere in the Pacific; a daughter Mrs. Helen Palmer of Detroit; six sisters, Mrs. Ebe Leer, Tri Lakes; Mrs. Frank Knisely, Detroit; Mrs. Lida Marley and Mrs. Chloe Hess, Flint, Mich. and Daisy and Ethel McClain now married and living in Massachusetts. Funeral services will be held in White Chapel in Detroit and burial will be made there.


North, Susan Caroline (Lowman)
Unidentified News Clip in "the Scrapbook"
(Calculated – Died December 29, 1910)

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     Mrs. Susan North, who received a fall Christman eve that caused a fractured rib and resulted in pneumonia, passed to the beyond Thursday evening at her home, corner of Chauncey and Jackson streets…Susan Caroline Lowman was born in Clark county, Ohio, March 12, 1835. She was married at New Carlisle, Ohio, to Samuel G. North on January 3, 1856 and they moved to this city December 5, 1861. To this union two children were born, Miss Ella and Emmit North, both preceding their parents to the beyond and the father following them January 18, 1901. The subject of this sketch was 75 years, 9 months and 17 days of age.
     She was a member of the Geo. W. Stough W. R. C. and Eastern Star. She is survived by one sister, Mrs. Martha Lowman of this city and one brother, John Lowman of Winfield, Kansas. Mrs. Eva Edgerton of Detroit, is a daughter-in-law, and is expected her Friday evening.
     “Aunt Sue” North was for many years engaged in operating a millinery store and dressmaking parlors in this city, and few women of the city had a wider acquaintance and none had more warm friends.


Nott, Frank
Transcribed and contributed by Beverly Henley
The Commercial Mail – Columbia City, Indiana
Thurs June 14, 1945 Page 6
flag for veterans Veteran of Spanish American War and WW I

     Frank Nott, resident of this city for many years died at 6:10 am today at his home, 349 N Walnut street. In failing health for a number of years, Mr. Nott suffered a stroke of paralysis a few days ago which caused his death. He was 86 years old. His parents were Benjamin and Emily E. Hunt Nott and he was born in Smith township March 4, 1859. His wife Ellen Deeter Nott, survives, also a son William Nott, Etna township and a daughter Mrs. Harvey Reavis of Markle. Mr. Nott was the last of his family. He was a veteran of the Spanish American War, serving with Co G 160th Ind Reg. He also served in WW I. He was a member of both Lloyd D. Clapham Post of Spanish American War veterans and the American Legion. The Ladies Auxiliary of Lloyd D. Clapham Post will hold twilight services Friday Evening at 8 o’clock at the Smith Funeral Home where friends will be received until the hour of the service. Rev. Cecil Smith, pastor of Simmons church in Huntington county will officiate at funeral services to be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the funeral home. The Lloyd D. Clapham post and the American Legion will be in charge of ritualistic services in South Park cemetery.

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