|Birth: ||Feb. 11, 1849|
|Death: ||Jan. 26, 1929|
Caroline Lawler Dies of Paralysis -- Lifelong Resident of Jackson Township
Mrs. Caroline Lawler, 79 a life long resident of Boone county died at 11:15 p.m. Saturday at the home of her son, Arthur, two miles north of Jamestown. Paralysis was the cause of her death. She had been ill three days.
Mrs. Lawler was born one mile north of Jamestown and her entire life was spent in Jackson township. She was married June 17, 1869, at the Methodist church in Lebanon to Cornelius C. Lawler who died November 17, 1918. She had resided since her marriage on the farm where she died.
Surviving are seven children, Henry M. of Knoxville, Iowa, M. Cornelia Reed of Advance, M. Cordelia Dickson of Indianapolis, Jesse M. of Colfax, Will A. of Roachdale, Claude G. of Jamestown and Arthur T. of near Jamestown. The oldest son John Thomas died five years ago. Mrs. Lawler had two brothers and seven sisters. One brother died in childhood and the other Shelby Trotter died about thirty years ago. Sisters living are Sarah Walls of Guthrie Center, Iowa, Mary Heckathorn of Crawfordsville, Martha Woodard of east of New Brunswick. She is also survived by twenty-four grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.
Ms. Lawler was a member of the Methodist Episcopal church. She joined the church in Jamestown in her girlhood. After her marriage her membership was transfered to the old Ebenezer church near Advance and when that church as removed to Advance her membership went with the transfer.
The funeral will be conducted from the Advance M. E. church at 2 p.m. Tuesday by the Rev. George E. Francis of Thorntown. Interment will be in the I.O.O.F. cemetery.
Anderson Trotter (1809 - 1897)
Mary Polly Burgan Trotter (1814 - 1867)
Cornelius Conway Lawler (1846 - 1918)*
John Thomas Lawler (1870 - 1924)*
Henry Martin Lawler (1872 - 1956)*
Myrtie Cornelia Lawler Reed (1878 - 1944)*
Jesse Monroe Lawler (1882 - 1950)*
Willis Albert Lawler (1884 - 1965)*
Claude Gossett Lawler (1886 - 1968)*
Arthur Talmage Lawler (1891 - 1978)*
Mary Cornelia Lawler Dickson (1891 - 1961)*
Son Trotter (____ - 1857)*
Daughter Trotter (____ - 1845)*
Sarah Ann Trotter Wall (1839 - 1932)*
Shelby M. Trotter (1842 - 1909)*
Lydia Trotter Thurman (1843 - 1915)*
Mary M. Trotter Heckathorn (1844 - 1935)*
Martha Jane Trotter Woodard (1846 - 1933)*
Caroline Trotter Lawler (1849 - 1929)
Jamestown IOOF Cemetery
Created by: Dalene Royer
Record added: Jan 16, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83572190