Evangeline Arford Dillon

Birth
Daviess County, Indiana, USA
Death 12 Dec 1937 (aged 82)
Elnora, Daviess County, Indiana, USA
Burial Odon, Daviess County, Indiana, USA
Plot unmarked grave
Memorial ID 9346298 · View Source
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Obituary, The Washington Democrat, Washington, Indiana, Monday, December 13, 1937, page 1:

"AGED RESIDENT OF DAVIESS IS TAKEN BY DEATH. MOTHER OF ARTHUR B. DILLON OF ELNORA DIED SATURDAY.

Elnora, Ind., Dec. 13 - Mrs. Evangeline (Arford) Dillon, aged 83, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Albert Malone, 3 1/2 miles northeast of Elnora, Saturday at 1 p.m. Old age was the cause of her death. She was the daughter of Jacob and Katherine (Bashe) Arford and was born in Madison township, Nov. 5, 1855. She had lived in Daviess county all of her lifetime, and is the last member of her family.

She was married to Wesley Dillon when a young woman and seven children were born to the union, three of whom are living, Walter Dillon of Atlanta, Ga., Mrs. Ada Malone and Arthur B. Dillon of Elnora. Nine grandchildren and six great grand-children survive.

She was a member of the Mudpike Methodist church and funeral services were held from there his afternoon at 2 o'clock with burial in the Friendship cemetery. Services were conducted by her nephew, Rev. Bashe Arford of Newcastle. W. H. Tomey of Elnora was in charge."

Wesley Dillon died of typhoid fever. Evangeline married his brother Samuel Dillon. It was his second marriage as well.


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Gravesite Details I have visited the cemetery on several occasions but am unable to locate a marker for Evangeline. Grave is likely adjacent to her first husband's, Wesley Dillon.

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  • Created by: Rick France
  • Added: 21 Aug 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9346298
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Evangeline Arford Dillon (5 Nov 1855–12 Dec 1937), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9346298, citing Friendship Cemetery, Odon, Daviess County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Rick France (contributor 46581221) .