Mahalath (1818 - 1910)
Surnames: SHEETS RIMER BOGART
----Sources: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.) 05/19/1910
Sheets, Mahalath (3 SEP 1818 - MAY 1910)
Last week E.K. Sheets received a telegram that his mother had passed away at Columbus Grove, Ohio, but was received here (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.) too late for any of the three sons to get home in time for the funeral. Of Mrs. Sheets the Putman County Vidette says:
"Tuesday morning at four o’clock occurred the death of Mrs. Mahalath Sheets, wife of John Sheets, deceased, at the age of 91 years.
Mrs. Sheets was born Sept. 3, 1818, in Lawrence Co., N.Y., and moved to Ohio in the year 1833. She was united in marriage to John Sheets in 1847 and moved to the country and resided on one farm for nearly fifty years.
The deceased united with the Evangelical Church in childhood and her entire life was that of a Christian spirit.
She leaves to mourn her departure 6 children, Ex-Attorney General J.M. Sheets, Mrs. Rimer with whom she lived, E.K., A.S. and J.A. Sheets of Greenwood, Wis., and Nancy Bogart.
Funeral services were held Thursday from the U.B. Church, Rev. Ballinger of the First U.B. Church of Lima, officiating, assisted by Rev. Gibson. Burial at Truro Cemetery."
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