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Knightstown Banner Oct. 22, 1915 page 3

Mrs. John Johnson, of Lewisville, died at her home in that place Sunday morning, following an illness of several days. She is survived by her husband and two sons William and Harvey. The funeral took place Tuesday afternoon at the Friends church in Lewisville, with interment at that place.

(Mariah Allen notes) (Anna Dishman b. 2 May 1885 d. 17 Oct 1915 d/o George Edward Dishman and Rachel Bunker)

Knightstown Banner 11 Jun 1937

Aged Lady Dies At Lewisville

Mrs. Rebecca Dishman, aged 80 years, life long resident of Lewisville, died Tuesday morning about 11:00 o'clock at the home of her niece, Mrs. Mary Batson, in Lewisville, following a lengthy illness.

The survivors are three sons, Fred and William Dishman of Lewisville and frank Dishman of Richmond and one sister Mrs. Nancy Hickman

Knightstown Banner 15 Nov 1935

Dishman Rites Thursday

(By special Correspondent)Lewisville, Ind. Nov. 13 Funeral services for Mrs. Rebecca Dishman 80 years old who died at the home of her niece Mrs. Mary Batson Tuesday Morning will be held at the Batson home Thursday afternoon at 2o'clock. Burial will be in Lewisville Cemetery.

Knightstown Banner 2 Dec 1927

Former Lewisville Woman Dead

Mrs. Sarah Thomas age 70, a resident of Indianapolis for 20 years died Tuesday at her home 607 North Delaware street, after a long illness. She was born and raised at Lewisville and is remembered by the older residents of her native town. She was the daughter of John and Ann Bunker. In 1892 she was married to Albert E. Thomas and went to Chicago. She is survived by the husband and three sisters, Mrs. Rebecca Dishman and Mrs. Nancy Bunker of Lewisville and Mrs. Jane Taylor of New Castle. The funeral and burial took place yesterday (Thursday) from home of her sister Mrs. Rebecca Dishman, Lewisville.

Knightstown Banner 24 Jun 1921

Death of Lewisville Man

Harrison Dishman 81, died at his home in Lewisville, Tuesday morning after an illness of one week. He was a lifelong resident of Lewisville and was a member of the Methodist Church. The survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Charles Davitt and a brother Ed Dishman both of Lewisville.

Knightstown Banner 26 Mar 1937

Oldest Resident Passes Away

Mrs. Mary Susan Dishman, wife of Harrison Dishman, passed away at her home in Lewisville, after a lingering illness of the infirmities of old age. She was born in Preble County, Ohio, Dec 8, 1846 and came to the Lewisville community with her parents in 1861. She was 89 years, five months and 14 days of age at the time of her death.

Mr. and Mrs. Dishman celebrated their golden wedding anniversary six years ago. She was a member of the Methodist Church and always interested and willing worker, when her health permitted.

Besides the husband, she is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Charles Davitt and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Thursday at 2:20 p.m. in the M.E. Church with Rev. J.O. Bills officiating assisted by Rev. R.I. Jacobs.

Knightstown Banner 29 May 1936

Found Dead In Bed

Henry Dishman, well-known, living in Lewisville, was found dead in his bed Friday morning last at that place. It is thought he took an overdose of morphine. For several years he had been addicted to strong drink and at one time took the Keeley cure, but was not cured. Little is known about the affair. It is thought, however, that it was a case of suicide. Dishman visited this city last Thursday afternoon but returned to the home of his brother at Lewisville in time for supper. He retired about 8 o'clock as usual. During the night members of the family heard him get up for a drink of water, but nothing more occurred to disturb them. Coroner Haitt was notified.

Dishman was 52 years old, and had been a ward at the county infirmary until a couple of weeks ago, when he went to Lewisville to visit his brother.