John Swarts, aged 80 years and five months, died at his home Saturday evening, November 4th, following an illness of two years due to complication of diseases. Mr. Swarts leaves his wife, one sister, Mrs. Hannah Ross of Penn Yan, and one brother, Hiram, of Himrod. The funeral was held at his late home Monday afternoon. Rev. Mr. Miller, pastor of the Dundee Baptist church, officiated. Burial was in Mount Grove cemetery. Sympathy is extended the family.
Source: Rushville Chronicle and Gorham New Age, November 10, 1916.