Robert Folsom, Obituary/Death NoticePorter County obituaries and death notices . . . .

Robert Folsom

Died, at his residence in Yankeetown, four miles northeast of Hebron, on the 30th ult., Robert Folsom, in his 84th year. He was a soldier in the war of 1812; served five years in the regular army; has been in very state in the union; settled in this township, near his present home, about 40 years ago; has been a member of the Christian church about 30 years. He was a kind neighbor and a good citizen, and leaves a wife and a large family, all grown up, with a large circle of friends, to mourn his loss. He was the oldest man and the only pensioner of the war of 1812 in the township.

Newspaper: Porter County Vidette
Date of Publication: August 3, 1882
Volume Number: 26
Issue Number: 31
Page: 1
Column(s): 6

Key to Newspaper Publication Locations:
    Newspapers Published in Chesterton, Porter County, Indiana
                Chesterton Tribune
                The Tribune
                Westchester Tribune

    Newspapers Published in Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana
                Porter County Vidette
                Practical Observer
                Valparaiso Practical Observer
                Vidette and Republic
                Western Ranger

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