William Joel 'Bill' Sexson (1853 - 1943)

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Birthplace: Greene,Indiana
Death: Died in Greene,Indiana
Managed by: Judith "Judi" Elaine (McKee) Burns
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About William Joel 'Bill' Sexson

THE BLOOMFIELD NEWS, Bloomfield, Greene County, Indiana, Thursday, April 29, 1943,Volume LXVIII, Number 27, Pages 1 Columns 3-6 & pg. 3 col. 2, ?OWNER OF

SEXSON SPRINGS IS DEAD. BILL SEXSON {89} YEARS OLD DIES TUESDAY. Eastern Greene County Farmer Dies Following Illness Of Several Months.?

Death came Tuesday evening to William SEXSON, well-known Eastern Greene County resident, on the farm where he and his wife moved 69 years ago after their marriage. Mr. SEXSON would have been ninety years old on July 14th. He had been in poor health for several months. The SEXSONS observed their 69th wedding anniversary last November.

Funeral services were held this afternoon at 2 o?clock at Bethel Church with burial at Dishman Cemetery. Rev. Logan HATFIELD officiated. Everett LEHMAN, of Owensburg was in charge of the funeral arrangements.

Survivors are the widow, a daughter, Mary HITCHCOCK, who lived at the family home and a son, Ott, of Owensburg, two grandchildren and several great-grandchildren

The SEXSON farm included one of the rare spots of beauty in this section of Indiana, the now famous SEXSON Spring. This came into the possession of the family when Boone SEXSON, father of William, purchased the arm (about three miles north of Owensburg) from Benjamin DONEY, uncle of H. L. DONEY.

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William Joel 'Bill' Sexson (671)'s Timeline

1853
July 17, 1853
Greene,Indiana
1873
November 25, 1873
Age 20
Lawrence Co., Indiana
1875
February 25, 1875
Age 21
1943
April 27, 1943
Age 89
Greene,Indiana
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dishman cemetery,Jackson twp.,greene,indiana