Samuel Weeks was my husband’s 3rd great-grandfather.
His obituary was published in the Evening Tribune in Jeffersonville, Clark, Indiana, on 10 July 1895.
PIONEER MINISTER DEAD
Rev. Samuel Weeks one of the pioneer ministers of the Methodist Church of the State died at 1 pm today, at his home on Maple street, between Spring and Wall, aged 83 yrs.
Deceased was a resident of Blother Station, Scott County, until three weeks ago, when he moved to this city and was taken dangerously ill almost immediately after. He was a native of New York, but had been a resident of Indiana for many years.
At one time he was pastor of Utica and later of Lexington church. His widow is a sister of J.T. and Horace Hopkins. He leaves three children all of whom are residents of the West.
The funeral takes place tomorrow morning, at 10:30 o’clock. The interment will be at Walnut Hill Cemetery, in Clark County.