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Esther Almisa Mathewson Springer
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Birth: Jan. 6, 1856
Death: Oct. 30, 1935

Decatur Daily Herald
Oct. 30, 1935

Mrs. Lewis Springer Dies
This Morning At Home
Of Daughter

Mrs. Esther Almira Springer, 79 wife of Lewis Springer, and a lifelong resident of Adams county, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Jessie Beery, 225 North Eighth street, at 4:25 o'clock this morning. Death was due to complications. She had been ill for the past two weeks.

Mrs. Springer was born in Adams county on Jan 6, 1856, a daughter of Alfred and Elizabeth Mathewson. Her marriage to Lewis Springer took place November 112, 1885. She was a member of the Baptist church at Pleasant Mills.

Surviving besides the husband are seven children: Mrs. Dove Flealer, Celina, Ohio; Charles Springer, Rockford, Ohio; Mrs. Fred Engle and Mrs. Walter Eichar, Decatur; Virgil Springer, Delphos, Ohio and Mrs. Velma Preskey, Kendallville; a stepson, Clyde Springer of Lima, Ohio, and one sister, Mrs. S. O. Bowser of Coldwater, Michigan; and two brothers Hamp Mathewson of Maumee, Ohio, and N. A. Mathewson of Eadon, O. Twenty grandchildren and three great grandchildren survive.
Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock at the Jessie Beery home on Eighth Street and at 2 o'clock at the Pleasant Mills Baptist church with Rev. W. H. Day, pastor of the church, officiating. Burial will be made in Pleasant Mills.
The body will be removed to the Beery home late this afternoon from the S. E. Black funeral home and may be viewed after 7 o'clock tonight.
Family links: 
  Alfred Mathewson (1828 - 1891)
  Elizabeth Johnson Mathewson (1830 - 1914)
  Lewis A Springer (1858 - 1940)
  Dove Springer Hauck (1886 - 1970)*
  Jessie Springer Miller-Beery (1888 - 1953)*
  Charles H. Springer (1889 - 1974)*
  Gladys O. Springer Engle (1892 - 1956)*
  Laura Olive Springer Acker (1893 - 1981)*
  Virgle L Springer (1894 - 1974)*
  Velma Fountain Andonopolous (1895 - 1980)*
  Joshua J Mathewson (1854 - 1909)*
  Esther Almisa Mathewson Springer (1856 - 1935)
  William Mathewson (1860 - 1933)*
  Nebraska Mathewson (1863 - 1946)*
  Martha W Mathewson (1865 - 1869)*
  Dallas F Mathewson (1880 - 1880)*
*Calculated relationship
Pleasant Mills Cemetery
Pleasant Mills
Adams County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Jacquie Eisenhut
Record added: Feb 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34177769
Esther Almisa <i>Mathewson</i> Springer
Added by: Jacquie Eisenhut
Esther Almisa <i>Mathewson</i> Springer
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