|Birth: ||May 22, 1854|
|Death: ||Aug. 12, 1945|
AGED BOURBON RESIDENT DIED IN JARMAN HOSPITAL
Miss Lydia Belle Chandler, a lifelong resident of Douglas County, died Sunday Morning August 12, at Jarman Hospital in Tuscola where she had been a patient for five days.
Miss Chandler, who lived in Bourbon, was known as "Aunt Belle." She was born May 22, 1854, in a log cabin near Bourbon, on the Dr. Bacon homestead, the daughter of Lemuel & Prudence Chandler, Kentucky pioneers.
She attended Almira College, now Greenville College, in Greenville, and Woman's Baptist Missionary Training School in Chicago. She taught Indians in Oklahoma for five years and returned to Bourbon to recover from a severe illness. She was a member of the Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon, August 14, at the Baptist Church in Bourbon. Rev. C. C. Kerst of Muncie officiated. Burial was in the Bourbon cemetery.
Miss Chandler is survived by one sister, Mrs. Gertrude Chandler Jones, Bourbon and several nieces and nephews.
Lemuel Chandler (1824 - 1900)
Prudence Wiley Beavers Chandler (1823 - 1910)
Created by: Jim Wierman
Record added: Nov 03, 2010
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My first cousin twice removed. Rest in peace.|
Added: Sep. 11, 2012