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Sarah Marie Cripe Babcock
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Birth: Apr. 8, 1862
Death: Aug. 28, 1940

Published in The Rochester News-Sentinel
Wednesday, August 28, 1940

Mrs. Sarah M. BABCOCK, aged 78, of 1309 Elm street, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Carmen SPENCER, in Fulton at 5:10 o'clock Wednesday morning. Death was caused by a stroke of paralysis which she suffered four months ago. Mrs. Babcock was taken to her daughter's home after she suffered the stroke.
The deceased was born in Rochester township, April 8, 1862, the daughter of Hile and Hannah CRIPE. She had spent her entire life in the vicinity of Rochester.
Her husband, the late Andrew O. BABCOCK, was Fulton county assessor for several terms. Mrs. Babcock was a member of the Baptist church first at Ebenezer and later in Rochester.
Survivors are Mrs. SPENCER, a son, Frank BABCOCK, South Bend; sister, Mrs. Mattie FORD, Rochester; 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
The funeral services will be held from the Rochester Baptist church with Rev. H. T. RAFNEL officiating. Burial will be made in the Rochester Odd Fellows cemetery.
The body will lie in state at the home of Mrs. Spencer in Fulton from 9 a.m. Thursday until the hour of the last rites.
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Published in The Rochester News-Sentinel
Thursday, August 29, 1940

Last rites for Mrs. Sarah BABCOCK, lifelong resident of Rochester who died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Carmen SPENCER, in Fulton yesterday, will be held from the First Baptist church in Rochester at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon, August 30. Rev. H. T. RAFNEL will officiate and interment will be made in the Rochester Odd Fellows cemetery.

SOURCE:
Fulton County Indiana Obituaries - 1940
by Jean C. and Wendell C. Tombaugh 
 
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 Parents:
  Hannah Robbins Cripe (____ - 1916)
 
 Spouse:
  Andrew Oliver Babcock (1851 - 1932)
 
 Children:
  Ida May Babcock Smith (1880 - 1928)*
  George Franklin Babcock (1883 - 1971)*
  Carrie Babcock Spencer (1886 - 1961)*
 
 Siblings:
  Edna Cripe Downs (1857 - 1932)*
  Sarah Marie Cripe Babcock (1862 - 1940)
  Joseph E. Cripe (1869 - 1904)*
  Mittie M Cripe Ford (1873 - 1952)*
  Clark Cripe (1876 - 1906)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rochester IOOF Cemetery
Rochester
Fulton County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Section 5, Row 11
 
Created by: April Gross
Record added: Sep 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42389374
Sarah Marie <i>Cripe</i> Babcock
Added by: April Gross
 
Sarah Marie <i>Cripe</i> Babcock
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~ Remembering ~
- Jan Sanford
 Added: Jun. 2, 2014
 
 
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