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Martha Purcell Fishback
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Birth: Dec. 15, 1853
Death: Apr. 15, 1949

Mrs. Martha E. Fishback, 95, died at 2:30 a.m. today with pneumonia at the Soldiers' home in Lafayette. She had been a resident at the home for four years. Funeral services are planned at 10 a. m. Monday at Young's Funeral home with Rev. Robert W. Morris, pastor of the West Street Christian church, in charge, burial will be the Tetersburg cemetery. The body will lie in state at the funeral home where friends may call Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Fishback was born Dec. 15, 1853 north of Goldsmith to James and Martha Purcell and was one of three children. Her mother's parents were pioneer residents in Tipton county. Mrs. Fishback married James Bass, a civil War veteran who died one year following their marriage. They were the parents of one daughter, Nora, who is deceased. Mrs. Fishback then
married Henry R. Canine, a Goldsmith druggist, and they
were the parents of two children, one of whom, a daughter, Clara, is dead. Following Mr. Canine's death, Mrs. Fishback married Mort J. Fishback, Tetersburg blacksmith, who died about 15 years ago at the age of 96. For about 25 years, Mrs. Fishback operated a millinery business in Goldsmith. She closed her business 30 years ago. She was a member of the Methodist church and. the Rebecca lodge in Goldsmith. Survivors are one son, Harry Canine of Chicago, Ill. and
many grandchildren. 
 
Burial:
Tetersburg Cemetery
Goldsmith
Tipton County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Catie & Will
Record added: Sep 28, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77235398
 

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