Nelson Pilcher obit 17 Nov 1918
mm Nelson Burr Pilcher, son of John W. and (Judith Pilcher, was born in Lancaster Lancaster township, Huntington county, Indi ana,' on Oct' 20, 1840, and .died Nov. 13, 1018 aged 78 years and 14 .dWyav - f Ha waa. married to Elisabeth P. Long Mar. 15, 1806, who preceded him to the Great Beyond, over .31 ' years ago, To thia union afx children were born, two of who survive:' Mrs. Anna Brmdle of Andrews, and Mrs. .Maggie Bums worth of Huntinston. " Besides these two daughtera there are eleven grand children and five . great - grandchildren and a .number of other relativea and friends left to mourn his departure.' . He was a Civil war veteran having been a member of Co. F, - 118th Indiana Volunteer Infantry. He was a , member of Pilcher Chapel M. E. church since a small boy and tried to live a Christian life all tberfe yeara. ; He ; waa a great realder and God'a Book waa itm one be studied most. He made - it the object of bis study during all his leisure mo menta. '4 "'; i: - ;: ',' ',. We faith waa strong in Gcid'sfnxnraeea and he has now gone to enjoy the frui tion of a well spent lifev. - , '