Murray, Robert Owen – Obituary

Robert Owen Murray was born in Fulton County, Indiana, January 4, 1847, and died October 29, 1902. Aged 55 years 9 months 25 days. Married in 1881 to Mary Bowman. Born to them four children, one of whom preceded in death. Survivors are wife, three daughters and relatives. Member United Brethren church. Funeral at the



Biography of John L. Troutman

John L. Troutman. With the exception of one year, when he was traveling in California, the entire carser of John L. Troutman, since he was thirteen years of age, had been passed in Kansas and in agricultural pursuits. He had resided and carried on operations in various parts of the Sunflower State, making a success



Rogers, Martella Ellen Bowman – Obituary

Mrs. Martella E. Rogers, 98, of R.R. 5, Rochester, died at 3:45 p.m. Monday at her home [December 28, 1953]. Mrs. Rogers, the oldest woman in Fulton county, had been a resident of this community her entire life. She had countless friends throughout the eastern section of the county. She was born Oct. 3, 1855,



Nellans, William H. – Obituary

William H. Nellans, 84, well-known farmer, residing three miles southeast of Fulton, died at 4:30 p.m. Thursday after an illness of four years. He had been a resident of Fulton county his entire life. Mr. Nellans was born Sept. 10, 1869, to Absolem and Mahala Nellans. His first marriage was on Nov. 25, 1892, to



Nellans, Jonathan Frederick ‘Guy’ – Obituary

Fred Nellans, 40, son of Mr. and Mrs. Absalom Nellans, who reside two and half miles southeast of Fulton, died at 11 o’clock Monday night [August 14, 1916], after an eight weeks illness with gangrene, the source of which was unknown. Funeral Thursday morning at 10 o’clock in the Fulton U. B. Church. Interment there.



Bowman, Mary Foster – Obituary

Grandma Mary Bowman, nee Foster, widow of John Bowman, deceased, died at the residence of Absalom Nellans, six miles southwest of Rochester, Monday, January 28 [1889]. Yesterday her remains were taken to the Lutheran Cemetery near Bloomingsburg for burial, prior to which Rev. A. E. Gift delivered an eloquent funeral sermon. Deceased was born in



Bowman, Henry – Obituary

Henry Bowman, who resides in Talma, died Monday [August 25, 1903] afternoon at 2 o’clock. He had been suffering with dropsy, along with the effects of old age, for the past 9 months and the end was not unexpected. Mr. Bowman came to the little town of Talma from Fremont, Ohio, about forty-five years ago



Bowman, Bridget Sullivan – Obituary

Mrs. Bowman, wife of Henry Bowman, of Bloomingsburg, died of lung fever Thursday, Feb. 16th [1882]. The funeral services were held at the Lutheran Church near Bloomingsburg by Rev. Gift, of Rochester, after which the remains were deposited in the cemetery adjoining the church. [Interment Lutheran Cemetery] Rochester Sentinel, February 18, 1882 Contributed by: Shelli



Bowman, Aaron L. – Obituary

Dr. Aaron L. Bowman, 40, died at his home in Talma Wednesday morning [July 5, 1916], after a year’s illness, a victim of cancer of the brain. He leaves a wife, Lily, two children, Emery and Eldora May, and a brother, Albert, all of Talma. Two brothers are dead. Dr. Bowman was born in Fulton



Biography of Orvis Milton Bloom

Orvis Milton Bloom, one of the well known oil producers living at Independence, Kansas, has been closely identified with the oil districts of the southwest for over twenty years. He was born in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, February 9, 1873, a son of A. W. and Rebecca (MacCracken) Bloom. His mother is now living at Independence.



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