Seymour Daily Democrat newspaper, Seymour, IN
Tuesday 11 September 1888; Page 3, Column 5
BAGWELL - At his home eight miles west of Clear Spring, Sunday, September 9th, 1888, of consumption, Elijah Bagwell, aged about sixty years.
Elijah Bagwell was an honest, upright, industrious man, esteemed by all who knew him. For many years he was a resident of the Freetown neighborhood.
All of his family have been dead for several years. His funeral, yesterday afternoon, was conducted by Clear Spring Lodge, No. 328, F and A. M., of which he was an earnest member.
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