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 Samuel Anderson Mounts

Samuel Anderson Mounts

Birth
Utica, Clark County, Indiana, USA
Death 3 Jan 1893 (aged 72)
Pleasantville, Sullivan County, Indiana, USA
Burial Dugger, Sullivan County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 11365578 · View Source
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SULLIVAN DEMOCRAT FRIDAY JANUARY, 13, 1893
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LOCAL CORRESPONDENTS.
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PLEASANTVILLE.
Samuel Mounts, a resident of this township for several years, died at his home three miles northwest of town, last Tuesday morning, of enlargement of the liver and also the bursting of a abscess in his bowels. He had made a successful farmer and accumulated some wealth; was also a member of the Christian church. His remains were interred at Bethany Cemetery by Jas. H. Humphreys, of Linton.

Samuel Anderson Mounts, named for his grandfather Samuel Mounts and grandmother Sarah Anderson, was born in Clark county Indiana in 1820 to Thomas and Mary Scott Mounts. The family moving to Bartholomew county Indiana, near Columbus that same year where Thomas and Samuel bought over two hundred acres of land. Samuel married Jane Cain in Bartholomew county and moved to Owen county Indiana near Spencer where his sister Sarah mounts McIndoo had moved earlier with her husband James McIndoo. Sam and Jane had 7 children before she died and he married Lavina Knapp who lived on the farm with her parents Eli and Rhoda Ann Fletcher Knapp, she was about the same age as his oldest daughter. When the Civil War broke out Sam joined the Union Army but injured himself during training according to his pension records. When he returned from the Army the family moved to Sullivan county just north of Pleasantville where Sam settled on close to 300 acres by the time of his death. He and Lavina had 7 more children together.Lavina lived for many years with Oliver and later with son Thomas Pirtle Mounts after his wife passed away and his daughter, Delcie, was being raised by his wife's sister and family.



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  • Maintained by: Darrell G Mounts
  • Originally Created by: Lester Mounts
  • Added: 16 Jul 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11365578
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Anderson Mounts (12 Oct 1820–3 Jan 1893), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11365578, citing Bethany Cemetery, Dugger, Sullivan County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Darrell G Mounts (contributor 46934892) .