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THE DEATH ROLL.

Mrs. James Cole

Mrs. James Cole died Thursday night at 6 o'clock at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Byron M. Cool, 109 Meredith street, Frankfort, after an illness of two months duration with blood poisoning. Funeral services were held at Buck Creek church this afternoon at 3:30 o'clock, Rev. George V. Morris officiating. There was a short prayer service at the residence before the funeral party went to Buck Creek. Helen M. Johnson was the daughter of Christopher and Ann Johnson and was born April 13, 1831, in Green county, O., being at the time of her death 80 years old. Early in her childhood, ______ accompanying her parents, she moved to Tippecanoe county and located on a farm near Battle Ground, where she resided for a number of years. At the age of 21 years, she was united in marriage to James Cole at Reynolds, White county, where she and her husband resided for about four years, after which they moved to Tippecanoe county and located upon a farm near Buck Creek, where she resided until the death of her husband, which occurred October 11, 1902. To this union eight children were born, they being Robert Carson, James Marcelius, Alfred Addison, and Mrs. John Lyon, who are deceased, and Mrs. G. W. Rorick, of Frankfort; Marshall Ellis Cole, of Colburn; Mrs. M. B. Cool, of Frankfort, and Albert Cole whose whereabouts at this time is unknown, all of whom survive her. She is also survived by one sister, Mrs. James Young, of Los Angeles, Cal.

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PASSED INTO ETERNITY
MRS. JAMES COLE ANSWERED FINAL CALL THURSDAY

Death Due to Blood Poison, Following Illness of Two Months' Duration- Funeral Sunday

Thursday night about 6 o'clock, at home of Mr. And Mrs. B. M. Cool, at 109 Meridith Street, occurred the death of Mrs. James Cole, death being due to blood poisen, following an illness of about two months duration. Mrs. Cole, whose maiden name was Helen M. Johnson, was a daughter of Christopher and Ann Johnson and was born April 15, 1831, in Green county, Ohio, being at the time of her death, 80 years, 3 months and 5 days of age. Early in her childhood, accompanied by her parents, she moved to Tippecanoe county and located on a farm, near Battle Ground, where she resided for a number of years. At the age of twenty-one years, she was united in marriage with James Cole, at Reynolds Station, White county, where she and her husband resided for about four years, after which they moved to Tippecanoe county and located upon a farm near Buck Creek, where she resided until the death of her husband, which occurred October 11, 1898. To this union eight children were born, they being Robert Carson, James Marcellas, Alfred Addison and Mrs. John Lyon, who are deceased, Mrs. G. W. Rorick of this city, Marshall Ellis Cole of Colburn, Mrs. B. M. Cool of this city and Albert Cole whose whereabouts at this time are unknown. All survive her. She is also survived by one sister, Mrs. James Young of Los Angeles, California.
Early in her life, the deceased joined the Christian church, in which she took an active part, and later she transferred her membership to the Methodist church at Buck Creek, in which she held membership at the time of her death. Following the death of her husband she moved to this city, where she has since resided. Several years ago her health began to fail her and she met with the sad misfortune of being stricken blind, and was on this account, forced to give up house keeping, and since has made her home with her daughters in this city. Two months ago, the deceased was stricken with her last illness, at which time as abscess formed upon her neck, which later developed into blood poison and resulted in her death. Besides being survived by her children, she leaves twelve grand children, Stella and Ethel Rorick of this city, Clarence, Arthur, Vernie, Raymond, Russel, Letha and Hettie Cole of Colburn, W. A. Cool of this city and also Earl R. Lyon of this city, who was raised by Mrs. Cole, she having taken him when a baby five months old his mother having died.
The deceased was known as a good, Christian woman, being possessed of a sunny disposition. She took great delight in assisting the needy and helpless and at all times proved herself a self sacrificing, patient, Christian woman. The funeral services will be held at Buck Creek church Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock by Rev. George V. Morris. There will be a short prayer service at the residence before the body and the friends go on an interurban to Buck Creek.

Frankfort Weekly Times, page 1, 7/22/1911

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