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Biography of Alexander Funkhouser

Alexander Funkhouser. Some men go through the world, subject to its various experiences, doing their work well and accumulating property, but after all is said and done they apparently have not placed the proper emphasis upon life as living and have not accentuated...

Biography of Benjamin F. E. Marsh

Benjamin F. E. Marsh. For thirty consecutive years Mr. Marsh had served with unceasing diligence and fidelity the Santa Fe Railway Company. His many friends in the service and among Topeka people generally had a special sense of pleasure in learning of his recent...

Biography of Philander Hamilton Adams

Philander Hamilton Adams. Ever since the year 1871, members of the Adams family have contributed to the good citizenship, progress and development of Shawnee County, their activities having invaded the fields of agriculture, merchandising, consulting engineering,...

Fix, Phillip William – Obituary

Phillip W. Fix was born in Decatur County, Indiana, in 1835, and died at his home in Orting, January 16, 1924, aged 89. Mr. Fix was a Civil War veteran, having enlisted in Co. “A” Fourth Minnesota Regular Volunteer Infantry in 1861 for three years. He...

Champ, Thomas J – Obituary

Thomas J. Champ, age 68, died in Decatur County [February 1916]. Born in Decatur County, 14, September 1847, to Caleb and Martha Champ. Married 19 January 1871 to Mary A. Townsend [1847-1929], 5 children, 3 survive: Willard Monroe, Caleb Arnold and William W....

Champ, Scina – Obituary

Miss Scina Champ, daughter of Robert Champ, of Burney, Ind., died of typhoid fever on last Monday [March 30, 1887]. She had only been sick for about fifteen days. She was fifteen years of age and a member of the Mission Baptist church, of Burney, having joined last...

Champ, Margaret – Obituary

Child Killed In Accident Buried At St. Omer Margaret, the nine-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Willard Champ of Indianapolis, was crushed to death under the wheel of a heavily loaded wagon near her school building in that city, last Thursday evening [April 13,...

Champ, Edna Ewing – Obituary

God, in his wisdom, has called from our midst another precious one, it being Mrs. Nettie Champ wife of [William] Wallace Champ, who died at her home near Burney on Tuesday morning, March 6, 1888, of consumption, after long and patient suffering. Nettie was an...

Champ, Lizzie – Obituary

Miss Lizzie Champ, daughter of Robert Champ, near Milford, died on Sabbath [September 7, 1889], and was buried on Monday. Milton Parsons, with Siling & Woolley, who were employed as undertakers, report that while deceased was but eleven years of age, it...
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