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Alfred Perring Blewett
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Birth: Apr. 11, 1886
Death: Jun. 10, 1933

Bloomington (Monroe County, Indiana) Evening World, June 12, 1933, p.6

LONG ILLNESS TAKES LIFE OF A.P. BLEWETT
Funeral To Be Held From First M.E. Church Tuesday

Alfred Perring Blewett, 47, retired Bloomington mail carrier, died at 11 p.m. Saturday in his home at 801 west 7th street following a several months illness of bright's disease.

He is survived by: the widow, Mrs. Ida Blewett; three sons, Joseph F., Charles F., and Harry E.; three daughters, Louella, Margaret and Bertha Anna, all at home; one half sister, Mrs. David Harris, of Palo Alto California and one uncle, Alfred H. Perring, Dade City Florida.

Mr. Blewett was an active member of the First Methodist church. He was prominently affiliated with the Modern Woodmen, K.O.P., I.O.O.F. and Masonic lodges and was a member of the Junior Order of United American Mechanics. Prior to his retirement because of illness, Mr. Blewett took an interest in raising rabbits and was a member of the local Rabbit Breeders' association.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon from the First Methodist church, with Rev. W.H. McLean, pastor, in charge. Attorney J.B. Wilson will speak briefly. Music will be furnished by a male quartette in charge of Dr. Harry Stephenson.

The Masons will give their ritualistic work at the grave in the Vahalla Cemetery, with Ed Fletcher active chaplain of the services.

Active pallbearers will be: Ila Dobson, Fred Weaver, Schuyler Coffey, Rice Wampler, Meredith Dillman and Woodrow Stogsdill.

Honorary pallbearers will be: Charles Thomas, Hugh Baker, Milt Borden, Stacy Harrell, J.T. Acuff and Ed Fletcher.
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Early Death Records Database, www.rootsweb.com: Name: BLEWETT, Alfred Perry / Date: 10 Jun 1933 / Age: 47 / Book/Page/Record: (Blank) / County: Monroe / State: IN / Cemetery: Valhalla Park / More Info: (Blank)
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Indiana Births, 1880-1920 / Name: Alfred P Blewett / Father: J Fletcher / Mother: Lucy E Pering / County: Monroe / Gender: Male / Birth Date: 11 Apr 1886 / Reference: Monroe County Indiana Index to Birth Records 1882 - 1920 Inclusive, Letters A - Z Inclusive / Book: H- 2 / Page: 7
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Misc Newspaper Clippings:
1.) Bloomington (Monroe County, Indiana) Daily Telephone, December 3, 1909, p.1

A. P. Blewett, the well known rural route mail carrier, went to Martinsville this morning to spend the day on business.

2.) Bloomington (Monroe County, Indiana) Daily Telephone, March 8, 1913, p. 4.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Perring Blewett, a daughter, at the city hospital. 
 
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 Parents:
  Fletcher J. Blewett (1860 - 1898)
  Lucy C. Perring Blewett (1859 - 1889)
 
 Children:
  Harry E. Blewett (1915 - 1988)*
 
 Siblings:
  Infant Female Blewett (____ - 1893)**
  Alfred Perring Blewett (1886 - 1933)
  Ethel Keegan Blewett (1895 - 1896)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Valhalla Memory Gardens
Bloomington
Monroe County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: genealogyfever
Record added: Jul 22, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55272770
Alfred Perring Blewett
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