Hartford Herald Wednesday, May 8, 1907
Death of Mrs. Kitty Warden
Mrs. Kitty A. Warden, widow of the late B. C. Warden, died at her residence near Echols last Thursday after a lingering illness of diseases incident to old age. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Hiram Brown at Pond Run church Friday after which her remains were interred in the Pond Run church burying grounds in the presence of a large circle of friends and relatives. The deceased, who had been a member of the Pond Run Baptist church for many years, leaves five children, all grown and married, numerous relatives and a host of friends to mourn her demise. Her husband and three children preceded her across the river of death some time ago.
Fountain Peach, a young man who lived near Rosine, this county, was accidentally killed by being run over by a freight train near Horton last Wednesday night. It seems that he had been to Central City, was returning home and was attempting to steal a ride. He fell beneath the wheels and was ground to pieces, the remains being scattered along the
Track. A coroners jury was empaneled and after due deliberation returned the following verdict: We the jury find from the evidence that this is the body of Fountain Peach and that he came to his death by being run over by a south bound train near Horto,n Ohio County, Ky. on the night of May 1, 1907.
Mr. Mannie Ward and Miss Laura Chinn, daughter of W. B. Chinn, were married at the residence of the bride near Sulphur Springs last Thursday, Rev. Bennett officiating. The groom is a son of Samuel Ward, deceased, who lived near No Creek, this county, and is a very industrious young man while the bride is a handsome and accomplished young lady. We wish them every success in life.
Death of William J. Bennett
Mr. William J. Bennett, one of Ohio county’s oldest and most respected citizens, died at the residence of his son George W. Bennett, Beda, last Sunday night. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Fletcher Williams at Mt. Hermon church Monday, after which his remains were interred in the “Old Mill” burying grounds by the side of his wife, who preceded him many years ago. The deceased, who lacked only a few days of being 90 years old, had been a member of the M. E. Church, South, for nearly three quarters of a century. Mr. Bennett leaves two sons, Rev. J. A. Bennett, and Mr. George W. Bennett, and two daughters, Mrs. David London and Mrs. John London, forty-two grandchildren, among whom are Mrs. C. M. Barnett and Mrs. John B Foster, of Hartford. He leaves thirty-eight great grand-children.