Thomas Slavens, a farmer living about a mile and a half south of Linden, was found dead in bed Saturday night, the result of heart trouble. He was an old soldier, about sixty-flve years of age and leaves a wife and several children. The funeral services were held at his home at 2 o'clock Monday with interment at the Linden cemetery. He was the father of W. E. Slavens now of North Dakota.
The will of Daniel Thomas Slavens, of the Linden neighborhood, who died several days ago, was admitted to probate Thursday. By the terms the instrument Mrs. Minerva Slavens, the wife of the deceased, is given all personal property after the debts of the deceased have been paid, and she is given possession of all the real estate of the deceased until her death, when the same shall be equally divided among theIr three children. Mrs. Slavens is appointed executrix. The will was drawn up October 5, 1900.
Crawfordsville (Indiana) Journal, January 8, 1904.