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Mary Fothergell

Died on Sept. 1, 1893, Mrs. Mary Fothergell Smithells, at her home in Porter, after a lingering illness. Mrs. Smithells has been an invalid for seven years. The funeral was held in Michigan City on Wednesday, the services being conducted in the M. E. church of that place, and the remains interred in the Michigan City cemetery.

Deceased was born in Radcliff, England, October 15, 1812. She came to Porter from Michigan City 13 years ago. Years ago her husband died and she remained a widow until death joined her to her husband. Four children remain to mourn her loss -- Mrs. Whitten, Miss Smithells, John F. and Richard Smithells. She was a devout member of the Methodist church, and joined that church in Michigan City 55 years ago. Her death is sincerely mourned by all who knew her.

Newspaper: The Tribune
Date of Publication: September 7, 1894
Volume Number: 11
Issue Number: 22
Page: 1
Column(s): 4

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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