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James Lewis Stottlemyer
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Birth: Oct. 25, 1854
Frederick County
Maryland, USA
Death: Oct. 18, 1926
Anderson
Madison County
Indiana, USA

From Anderson Herald October 1926..James Stottlemyer Struck by Interurban--Fatally Injured in an Accident Saturday Night
"James Stottlemyer, related to the well known Stottlemyer family in the eastern part of Hamilton county and the western part of Madison county, was seriously and perhaps fatally injured late Saturday when he was struck by a traction car in Pendleton. He was walking across the street at the time of the accident. He was rendered unconscious.
Soon after the accident he was taken to a hospital in Anderson and was reported Monday as suffering with hemorrhage of the brain. He is seventy-two years of age and it is said that he can not recover.
Mr. and Mrs. Stottlemyer spent Saturday with relatives, Mr. and Mrs. Ross Moore, near Lapel. and Mr. Stottlemyer went to Pendleton with Mr. Moore late in the afternoon to deliver milk. While Mr. Moore was making some business calls, Mr. Stottlemyer visited a store and was returning to the automobile when he was struck. Relatives were told by witnesses that the victim stepped in front of the interurban car after being confused by an automobile traveling just ahead of the traction car."


Obituary for James Stottlemyer
Funeral services for James Stottlemyer, age 72, for 52 years a farmer of this locality, who was fatally injured Saturday night when struck by a Union Traction company interurban car at Pendleton, will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at the Whetstone chapel, south of Anderson, by Rev. J. Wesley Stewart, pastor. Burial will be made in Grovelawn cemetery, Pendleton.

Mr. Stottlemyer died shortly after midnight Sunday without regaining consciousness. Death was directly due to cerebral hemorrhage. The body was removed to the Clayte Sells & Son undertaking establishment and last night was taken to the family home, three and a half miles south of Anderson on the Ridge road.

Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Mary Stottlemyer; four daughters, Mrs. William Preston, living south of Anderson, Mrs. Fannie Russell, Marion, Mrs. Ruby Lutton, east of Anderson, and Mrs. Lillie Jarvis, Anderson; six sons, Will, Claud, Ira, Frankie, Roy and Dr. S.J. Stottlemyer, all living in or near Anderson.

Mr. Stottlemyer was the last surviving member of a group of four brothers who came here from Maryland 52 years ago and settled farms near Anderson. 
 
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 Parents:
  Elizabeth Ambrose Stottlemyer (1818 - 1871)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Ann Gaver Stottlemyer (1854 - 1932)
 
 Children:
  Mollie Etta Clara Stottlemyer Preston (1873 - 1964)*
  Silas J. Stottlemyer (1879 - 1945)*
  William Stottlemyer (1881 - 1953)*
  Claude Stottlemyer (1885 - 1962)*
  Ira Stottlemyer (1887 - 1948)*
  Lillian Stottlemyer Jarvis (1889 - 1969)*
  Fannie Stottlemyer Russell (1891 - 1981)*
  Ruby Stottlemyer Lutton (1894 - 1979)*
 
 Siblings:
  Hiram Stottlemyer (1840 - 1914)*
  John H. Stottlemyer (1843 - 1925)*
  Aaron Stottlemyer (1848 - 1922)*
  Susan Moinhart Stottlemyer Bruner (1851 - 1879)*
  James Lewis Stottlemyer (1854 - 1926)
  Rebecca Stottlemyer Oberdurf (1855 - 1901)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Grove Lawn Cemetery
Pendleton
Madison County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Phred
Record added: Nov 27, 2012
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James Lewis Stottlemyer
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James Lewis Stottlemyer
Added by: Colleen Sanders Broyles
 
James Lewis Stottlemyer
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