- William died at the Hospital for the Insane in Logansport, Indiana.FATHER: "James Hattery dec.", BOARD OF GUARDIANS, BONDS & C., (Bk.) A
1853-1875, FULTON COM. PLEAS (This book is at the Fulton Co. His.
Soc., Inc., 37 E 375 N, Rochester, IN 46975. Also: Probate Order Book
B, Aug 1863, Mar 1871, pg.171 . (Fulton County Courthouse at Rochester,
GRANDFATHER: "Heirs of Charles Callaway Partion" COMPLETE, RECORD,
(Bk.) 1 PARTION, AUG 1852, AUG 1870, pg 478 (Fulton County Courthouse
at Rochester, IN).
GRANDFATHER: Heirs of James Wheeldon, "MISC. RECORD BK. # 12:", Pg.
436 (Cass County Recorder's Office).
Newspaper, Akron, IN, Mar. 27, 1914: "Mr. U. S. Kroft, guardian for
the William Hattery heirs, received a message Sunday evening that
William Hattery was very bed sick at Long Cliff where he has been an
inmate for about ten years. Tuesday morning Mr. Kroft received
another telegram advising him that Hattery was dying. Mr. Kroft went
to Long Cliff at once. Later: Mr. Hattery died Wednesday night and
Eb Case was instructed to order the remains shipped to Akron today and
will be laid to rest in the old town cemetery this afternoon."
Newspaper, Akron, IN, Apr. 3, 1914: "Obituary--Wm. G. Hattery was
born in the year of 1863, departed this life March 24, 1914, at the
age of 51 years. He was united in marriage during the year of 1890.
To this union was born four children, two sons and two daughters, one
daughter preceeded the father to the spirit world. William, met the
fate of the most unfortunate, having spent the last five years of his
life in the hospital for the insane at Logansport. A number of years
ago he was converted and lived a christian life to the best of his
ability. He was considered an honest man by those who dealt with him,
always industrious while at himself." "He was given a respectable
burial by his guardian V.S. Kroft, the expenses being met by rent
accumulatedfrom his little farm." "The funeral took place from the
M.E. church, Saturday forenoon conducted by Rev. Weaver and the
remains laid away in the Akron cemetery. Widower of Millwood".
Saturday, March 28, 1914
Rochester Sentinel (newspaper of Rochester IN), Saturday, March 28, 1914, The funeral of William HATTERY, for years a Longcliff inmate, was held at Akron, Thursday. Hattery died at the asylum on Tuesday.