Clipped From The Monroeville Breeze
OBITUARY. Samuel Graham was born-June born-June born-June 12th. 1820 in Athens Co.. 0., and died in Monroeville, Ind., June 2nd 1903. aged 82 yeais, 11 moutLs aad 20 days. . He came to Monroe Township 56 years ago, where he has lived ever since. He was married June 28th, 11840, or .63 ytais ago Hi-first Hi-first Hi-first wife died iu 1885. Elevei children were born of this marriage six of them are still living, Rodney Graham, Mary J. Clem and Lydia Major cf Monroeville, Sarah Mitton of Payne, Ohio, Eliza ' Green and Samuel Graham of Yukon, Okla. His Becond wife ia now quite poorly at th'e home in Monroeville. Father Graham was a pioneer who has witnessed the charge of this country from a wilderness inhabited inhabited by Indians, deer, bear and howling wolves to the garden .pot of Indiana. '; ' The first Rail Road in the world was built when he was. a lad of 9 years; , The telegraph, telephone, electric lights and all the wonder? of scientific develcpemeut came in his old age. , He was a christian from . hf youth first a member of the U. B. Church and since his residence in Monroeville. of the Christian Church from which he was buried, June 5th. " Sermon by S. G. Batfenfield. fron the text "Let not your-heart your-heart your-heart be troubled, Neither let It be af raid.'-John raid.'-John raid.'-John 14th chapter and 27th verse In his old age he thought and talk ed much of Christian perfection and he had no fear but a gloried hope in death." Blessed are th dead who die in the Lord, Ye aith the Spirit that they may rest from their labors but their workt- workt- do follow them.