Stewart Obituaries, Scott County, Indiana
Following are obituaries I have obtained which ran in the Scottsburg Chronicle in Scott County, Indiana. Identifier line for title and date, and information in [brakcets] is added by me, and not part of the transcription.
[Mary Catharine "Kit" (Boatman) Stewart, died 21 Sep 1912,
Scottsburg Chronicle/25 Sept 1912/Page 4, Col. 3]
Death of "Aunt Kit" Stewart."
Mary Catharine Stewart died at her home in this place Saturday night of catarrh of the liver. Aged 72 years. Her remains were interred Monday at the Zoah cemetery after funeral sermon by Elder T. J. Wilson.
Mary Catharine Boatman was born September 15, 1840, in Kentucky. She was united in marriage in 1861 to Andrew J. Ardrey, who preceded her to the grave in March, 1883. Some years later she was married to Wm. Stewart, who also preceded her to the grave. She is survived by two sons,
Weston C. and Charles E. Ardrey, and one sister, Mrs. Sarah Follick.
"Aunt Kit" was loved by all for ther many deeds of kindness and will be sadly missed by a large number of friends.
[Josephine Villani (Humphrey) Stewart, died 20 Mar 1922,
Scottsburg Chronicle/22 Mar 1922/Page 1, Col. 6]
The wife of Marion F. Stewart died Monday at the family residence near Oakland, Ill., of heart failure. Aged about 55 years. Mrs. L. B. Stewart, of this place; Mrs. Ed Collins, of
Un-derwood, and John Stewart, of Henry-ville, departed Tuesday for Oakland to attend the funeral.
[Missouri (Malick) Stewart, died 19 Jul 1925,
Scottsburg Chronicle/22 Jul 1925/Page 1, Col. 3]
Mrs. Missouri Stewart, widow of William Stewart, died Saturday at her home near Deputy, due to injuies sus-tained in a fall about five weeks ago at which time her hip was dislocated. She was 84 years of age. Funeral services were held at the residence Monday with burial at the Pisgah
cemetery. She is survived by an only s?n John M. Stewart, a bechelor, who resided with her. She was a sister of the late John Malick, a former sheriff of Scott county. Aunt Missouri was known far and wide for her genial hospitality and was held in high esteem by all who knew her.
[Sadie A. (Richey) Stewart, died 6 May 1926,
Scottsburg Chronicle/12 May 1926/Page 1, Col. 3]
Mrs. Sadie Stewart Dies.
Mrs. Sadie Stewart, wife of Winnie Stewart, died Saturday morning at the family residence in Finley township.
Mrs. Stewart had been in poor health for more than a year and had gradually declined until death relived her suffer-ings. Beside her husband and children she is survived by her father, Will Amos Richey, and three brothers Elmer, Newell and Clark Richey. She was a devoted wife and mother and a most exemplary Christian woman and had many friends who regret her death.
The Funeral was held Monday, with burial at Bethel church, Leota.
L B Stewart fragment from floral box
Have 6 x 6 inch fragment from a very old parcel sent to L B Stewart of Scottsburg, IN. In 1922? Was sent from Seymour Greenhouses, Mrs M A Barick, Proprietor, Flowers and Floral Designs, Seymour, Indiana. See obit above; Mrs. L B Stewart attended the funeral of Josephine Stewart. Will send via usps in manila envelope to any family member who would like it.
Possibly related to Cain/Craigie wedding of 1922 from which cardboard backing this was cut when restoring that artifact.