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Mabel Martha Claire Reynolds

Female 1881 - 1904  (23 years)


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  • Name Mabel Martha Claire Reynolds 
    Born 28 May 1881  Waveland, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Buried Aug 1904  Union Cemetery, Waveland, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 10 Aug 1904  23 Years Old; Ladoga, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I7288  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2015 

    Father Lewis Louis Washington Reynolds,   b. 17 Jun 1856, Waveland, Brown Township, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1933, Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother *Mary Luenza Wright,   b. 30 Nov 1859, Lyons, Clinton County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1932, Ladoga, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 7 Dec 1870  Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F64471  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family *Elmer Edgar French,   b. 6 Apr 1876, Portland Arch, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1971, 95 Years Old; Ladoga, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 10 Sep 1899  1st Marriage; Brown's Valley Christian Church;Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana; Rev. W.H. Brown Officiating Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Earl Dean French, Sr.,   b. 2 Nov 1900, Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1985, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     2. Paul Byron French,   b. 2 Sep 1902, Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1975, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     3. *Claude Mable French,   b. 1 Aug 1904, Twin; Ladoga, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1970, 65 Years Old; Anderson, Madison County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     4. Clyde M. French,   b. 1 Aug 1904, Twin; Near Ladoga, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1981, 76 Years Old; Culver Hospital, Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F10066  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "THE CRAWFORDSVILLE JOURNAL NEWSPAPER
      AUGUST 1904
      A BEAUTIFUL LIFE CLOSED
      Mrs. Mabel Reynolds-French was born near Waveland May 28, 1881 anddied at the home of her father near Ladoga on August 10, 1904, agedtwenty-three years, two months and fourteen days. Her death came as agreat shock to the family, and numerous friends, and it is with afeeling of sadness and sorrow that we find we are compelled to recordher death, for we deeply deplore the loss of one so dear. Her demisewas wholly unexpected as she had improved rapidly for a week. Thefamily had not the least doubt of her recovery until a sudden relapsecame. After a few hours of intense suffering God whispered well donetou good and faithful servant and thus she fell asleep in Jesus havingher mind calm and composed until the last moment. She was the eldestdaughter of Lewis and Mary Reynolds and the devoted wife of ElmerFrench. To this union was born four boys, the oldest only about fouryears and two ten days old, for which the now angel mother sacrificedher life. Mabel, as her friends knew her, was naturally possessed ofa pleasant and cheerful disposition, always meeting her friends with asmile and jovial greeting, looking on th bright side of life at alltimes. She became a charter member of the Christian Church at Brown'sValley at its organization, entering immediately into the duties oflife in the church, and until recent years was ever at her post ofduty helping to advance the cause of Christ. In the Sunday school shewas always a willing worker, helping to make it a power for good andit is with sincere regret that one whose life was so pure and usefulas Mabels should be taken out of this great world where there is somuch need of the helpful and good. It is hard to see one so youngstricken down in the bright bloom of womanhood when life's morningseemed the fairest, but the all-wise Father, who alone can unveil thefuture knows best and we would say to the idolizing parents, husbandand two sisters that we know our feeble words of sympathy can renderbut little consolation and that nothing replace your loss. We extendour heartfelt sympathy in this dark hour of your life and pray thatGod will aid you and give you strength to endure the inevitable.There is one comforting thought to reflect upon that she lived in theatmosphere of heaven and its radiant beams of light were reflectedfrom her life int the pathway of many surely if all her friends couldcome and drop one single bud upon her grave, she would sleep beneath agreat avalanche of flowers. The funeral services were conducted byRev, W,H, Brown at the Christian church at Brown's Valley, whoofficiated at the wedding of the deceased but five years ago. Herwhite casket was ladened with flowers by loving hands. A largeconcourse of people were in attendance to pay their respects to onewho will be sadly missed. the interment was at Union near Waveland.
      Gone was the life sustaining breath,
      But oh, how beautiful was death,
      Mortality had passed away,
      And there a sleeping angel lay.
      Mrs. N.R.
      Card of Thanks.
      We desire to extend our heartfelt thanks to our many friends who sowillingly assisted and consoled us during the illness and death of ouraffectionate daughter and wife Mabel and may you all be blest withfriends so true should sickness and sorrow come to you.
      Lewis Reynolds and Family, Elmer French." Article is from Amy HoughTerry. [Transcribed 08 March 2006, SLJuhl, compiler]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1078] THE CRAWFORDSVILLE JOURNAL NEWSPAPER: Mabel Reynolds French Obituary, A copy was received from Amy Hough Terry on 07 April 2005., (Name: 10 August 1904; Title: A Beautiful Life Closed; A copy was received from Amy Hough Terry on 07 April 2005., THECRAWFORDSVILLE JOURNAL NEWSPAPER: Mabel Reynolds French Obituary (10August 1904; Title: A Beautiful Life Closed), Source Medium:Newspaper Source Quality: Readable Amy Hough Terry is Mabel Reynold French's great, great grand-daughterof Indiana. Amy has provided a lot of information on this family, andall records are kept in the Douglass Family Records. Please contactcompiler, SLJuhl if further information is needed or you may also findsome of Amy's work on http://www.RootsWeb.com if you'd like to knowmore on the family. .).