Information courtesy of Roger Hopkins 7 Mar 2004


Piqua Daily Call
Piqua, Miami Co., Ohio
Saturday, July 8, 1911

Body of William Manning Brought Home For Burial.

     Covington, July 7 - The remains of William Manning, who died at  his home in Indianapolis, Tuesday night, arrived here Thursday and the funeral services were held in the Church of the Brethren, Thursday afternoon, conducted by Rev. George Mohler.  Interment was made in Highland cemetery.
     Mr. Manning was engaged as an engineer in the railroad yards at Indianapolis at the time of his death.  He was in his usual good health on Tuesday, but suffered with heat prostration during the day.  He was taken to his room and a physician summoned.  In a comparatively short time he recovered and was able to sit up in which position he was found dead soon after being left alone.
     Mr. Manning was a former resident of this place.  He was thirty-eight years old.