Funeral prayer cards
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Art Printing Company advertisement
Collection — Folder OBC227
Scope and Contents This collection contains one double-sided advertisement for the Art Printing Company of Elkhart, Indiana, specifically for funeral prayer and memorial cards around the 1890s.
Dates: circa 1890
Isabell Holbert funeral prayer card
Collection — Folder S3180
Scope and Contents The collection is a funeral prayer card for Isabell Holbert, who died March 28, 1899. It shows a young lady escaping from a storm-tossed sea and grasping a stone cross for safety. Beneath that gold-on-white sketch is a one-stanza poem of 8 verses.
Mrs. E. O. Wells funeral notices
Collection — Folder S1381
Scope and Contents Four funeral notices and one newspaper clipping are in this collection. The oldest funeral notice is for Mary Ann Merryfield, at the resident of C. E. Shipley, Connersville, on September 26, 1854. This notice is the only one with an etching. It shows a woman weeping in a cemetery. May Belle, daughter of Theodore and Emma C. Massey, had her funeral at the home of her parents on Monroe Street, Connersville, on July 8, 1862. On October 7, 1862, Benjamin John's funeral was held "at the house of the...