Hiram Bacon Jr. - The Indianapolis News (Indianapolis, Indiana) 7 Mar. 1906, Wed. PG 4
Company; contract; room S. HIRAM BACON, OLD NATIVE RESIDENT OF COUNTY. DEAD .Was Born on Farm Seven North of Indianapolis in 1832. Miles Hiram Bacon, one of the oldest native - born citizens of this county, died last night at T:30 o'clock at his home, 1122 Trowbridge street. He had been in falling health for a long time, and his death was due to asthma, followed by heart failure. He was born April 20, 1832, on the farm of his tather, Hiram Bacon, Sr., seven miles north of this city and three - quarters of a mile west of Malott Park. Here he lived during his youth and young man hood. His occupation was. farming, but for several years he was engaged In the milllne business In Shelby county and later In the lumber trade in Iowa. He retired from business several years ago. His father was among the early set tlers OI Aiarion cuuiiiy mm iuivicu much of thearmlng lands of the county. Mr. Bacon leaves a widow and two daughters. Mrs. Carrie H. Walker, of Greenfield, and Mrs. W. T. Jenkins, of Pittsburg. Pa., also three sisters and a brother William Bacon, of Broad Rip ple; Mrs. Mary Tuttle and Mrs. Carrie B. Sloan, of this city, and Mrs. Electa Thornton, of College Hill. Cincinnati. The funeral will be held Friday afternoon. Burial at Crown Hill Cemetery.