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Notes for James Howard Survance
Note - Obit
Birth: Mar. 1, 1876Martin CountyIndiana, USA Death: May 4, 1928Martin CountyIndiana, USA James Howard SurvanceJames Howard Survance, age 52, was killed Friday night when his car collided with a truck on Rt. 50 two miles east of Shoals. James Howard Survance, son of William and Clarissa (Harding) Survance, was born in this county, March 1, 1876. He was united in marriage to Zella Dixon on May 4, 1904, and to their union were born fifteen children, fouteen of whom are living. They are: Mrs. Bessie Tranter, of Shoals, James D, Cleo, Lester, Luella, Waneda, Mabel, John, Lillie, Ellis, Paul, Roy, Pauline and Curtis, all at home. One son, Raymond Leo, twin-brother of Cleo, died in infancy. Besides the bereaved wife and children, Mr. Survance leaves to mourn his tragic death one sister, Mrs. Ella Nixon, of Jasonville; two half-sisters, Mrs. Stella Deckard, of Terre Haute, and Mrs. Nellie Baily, of Vincennes; a half-brother, Roscoe Courter, of Beall, Indiana, and three step-sisters, Mrs. Alice Hogan, Mrs. Maranda Stiles and Mrs. Anna Anchlin, of this city. Funeral services conducted by the Rev. Goins, pastor of the Pilgrim Holiness church, were held at the Methodist church on Sunday afternoon and interment followed at Spring Hill cemetery. The Shoals News, Shoals, Indiana, page 1, 11 May 1928.
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