Eastwood, Susan (Cameron)

South Bend, Indiana, 26 December 1928.

SUSAN CAMERON-EASTWOOD—December 26, 1928 Following an illness of a fortnight, Mrs. Susan Cameron-Eastwood, 86, passed peacefully away at about 8:30 o’clock this morning at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Forler, 224 N. Fourth Street, this city.
  Mrs. Eastwood was one of four children born to Joseph and Mary Cameron at Lebanon, Pa. The date of her birth was March 10, 1842. When she was eight years old, her parents decided to locate in Illinois and when they were on board ship on the Ohio River, Cholera broke out amount the passengers and crew, many of whom died, including Mrs. Eastwood’s mother and one of her sisters. After residing for a short time in Illinois, the surviving members of the Cameron Family came to Berrien County, where Joseph Cameron and his son, Henry Cameron engaged in farming on Portage Prairie.
  Susan Cameron and Leroy Eastwood, a pioneer wholesale and retail dealer in meats were married in South Bend, September 22, 1849. two children were born of this union, Mrs. John H. Froker of this city, and Mrs. J. A. Wood of Kalamazoo, Michigan. After the death of her husband in 1889, Mrs. Eastwood continued to live in South Bend until about 20 years ago when she come to Niles. However, she continued to take a keen interest in the growth and development of her old hometown where she retained her property interests to the time of her death. Aside from her daughters, Mrs. Eastwood is survived by her five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; also the following nephews and nieces’ Mrs. Solomon Waler, George and Wm. Cameron, Mrs. Wm. White, Mrs. Thos Dinns and Mrs. Ellen Williams of this city and vicinity (Mrs. Williams of Vernon Heights this city, lost her mother in the cholera epidemic aboard ship above referred to: Frank Cameron of Indianapolis, and Mrs. Wm. Yena, Mrs. Frank Dunn, Mrs Ellsowrth Ewing, Arthur Kizer and Osmound Kizer of South Bend. Mrs. Eastwood was active, alert and cheerful to the end. She was keenly interested in the happenings of the day and in reminiscent mood, talked interestingly of the many not able events with which the last four score years have been crowded.
  The funeral will take place from the Forler residence on firday afternoon, the Christian Science service to read there at 2 o’clock. Burial will be made in the city cemetery, South Bend. The deceased was a member of Norman Eddy Relief Corps and the Schuyler Rebakah Lodge of South Bend.
Contributed By John Cameron Walker

Emlong, Arthur - ARTHUR EMLONG, 54) – (Niles Daily Star – June 8, 1950 BERRIEN SPRINGS, June 8 – A
rthur Emlong, 54, of St. Joseph, died at 3 a.m. Wednesday in a veterans’ hospital, Hines, Ill., leaving three survivors here. Surviving, in additional to his wife, Gladys, are his mother, Mrs. Rosie Emlong, Berrien Springs, a sister, Mrs. Myrtle Born and a brother, Andrew, both of Berrien Springs. Friends may call at the ____________________ funeral home, St. Joseph, _________. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Friday at the church, and burial will be in Stevensville cemetery.

 Enos, George - The following is George Enos' obituary from May 16, 1921:

George Enos, 77, one of north Berrien county's pioneer residents, and veteran of the Civil war, passed away at the St. Joseph sanitarium at 7:50 p.m., Monday. Mr. Enos had been failing for some months and in January underwent a serious operation. He rallied, but shortly afterward suffered a relapse from which he failed to recover. Mr. Enos was born in Benton township in 1844. He was only 17 years old when the Civil war broke out, but in 1863 at the age of 19 he enlisted in Company K [L] of the Ninth Michigan Cavalry, a famous organization of that time and served throughout the war. He marched in Sherman's army from Atlanta to the sea and was given his honorable discharge from the Union army at Lexington, North Carolina, on July 21, 1865. On the first day of January, 1871, the deceased and Miss Clara Smith were united in marriage at Coloma (Michigan). They moved to North Dakota, [1882] where Mrs. Enos died 27 years ago [1894]. Eighteen years after moving west, Mr. Enos returned to Berrien county [1900-01?]. For the past eight years he has made his home with his sister, Mrs. Alonzo Vincent, 719 Lake Boulevard [St. Joseph, Michigan]. Mr. Enos is survived by six children; W[ilbert] E. Enos and Irwin Enos, of Spokane, Washington; Arthur Enos, Watervliet; Mrs. Charles (Cora) Hess, Buchanan; Mrs. Fred (Mira) Place, Dowagiac, and A[lonzo] E. Enos, Ashley, Montana, and 10 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the home of Mrs. Vincent with interment at Watervliet [Michigan]." [George is buried in the same plot as his son Arthur Enos, in the Watervliet Cemetery, Watervliet, MI.]
Contributed by Marge Hess Yetzke - myetzke@gmail.com

Evans - infant - INFANT DIES CASSOPOLIS - Nov 4, 1958 - Karl Benson Evans, Jr., six-week-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Karl B. Evans, Sr., of Diamond Lake, died at 7 a.m. today in the family home. The child was born September 22, 1958, and beside his parents is survived by a sister, Cynthia, at home: the grandparents, James Evans, Berrien Springs, Mrs. Edna Curtis, of Eau Claire, and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cunningham, of Diamond Lake, and a great grandfather, Benson Evans, of Berrien Springs. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the McLachlin Funeral Home at Dowagino with the Rev. M. L. Bell, pastor Wesleyan Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery at Dowagiac. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 p.m. today.

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