Leesville, IN Emma ROOT Dies After Horse Kick 7 April 1917

Seymour Daily Republican newspaper, Seymour, IN
Wednesday 7 April 1915
Leesville Column

Emma ROOT, daughter of Tom ROOT and wife, died Thursday* of inflammation of the brain, age 9 years, 1 month, 24 days.** She was kicked in the face last Sunday by a horse, breaking the cheekbone and cutting her lip through to the bone. She became unconscious Tuesday and suffered intensely until God called her home Tuesday*** afternoon.

Her funeral was preached by Rev. John Williams at the Pinhook Church Saturday afternoon, after which she was laid to rest in the cemetery by the church. She leaves a father, mother, two brothers and one sister. Her mother was not able to attend the funeral, being prostrated by her daughter's death and under the constant care of a physician.


Mrs. H. H. McKeigg attended the funeral of Emma ROOT at Pinhook Saturfay.

Jas. Gleasline, Pearly Root and Media Speers went Saturday to Pinhook to attend the funeral of Emma Root.

* Article states THURSDAY
** Date reverse caculated
*** Article states TUESDAY and I used that as the correct date, since this Leesville Personals is only published on Wednesdays - reading the column in context makes Tuesday correct.

Emma E. ROOT
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