CAUSEY(13) was born in 1882. He died
in 1940. Lemuel Causey, 58, one of Posey county's most prominent farmers and
community leaders, died at 11:55 o'clock Tuesday morning at his home in East
Lynn township near Springfield. He has been ill of a complication of
diseases for over a year. Heart disease proved fatal.
The deceased was a member of a very influential and substantial family, the
son of Green Berry and Sarah Cox Causey. He was born in the Oliver vicinity
in South Center township and had resided in South Center and adjacent East
Lynn township his entire life.
Successful in his farming operations, respected as a man of the highest
integrity and honor and possessed of a genial disposition that had won him a
wide circle of friends, he had exercised much influence upon his home
For many years he was a leader in Democratic politics and he had ever taken
an active role in any movement having for its purpose the advancement and
progress of Posey county.
Surviving are the wife, nee Elnora Hanes; a sister, Mrs. Charles K. Knowles,
Oliver, and a brother, Kelly Causey, Oliver.
Mrs. Causey's fraternal affiliation was with the Arctic lodge of Masons of
Parents: Greenberry CAUSEY and
Kelly CAUSEY and Lizina COX.Rachel
CAUSEY(13) was born in 1888. She
died in 1942. Mrs. Rachel Causey Knowles, 54, wife of Charles K. Knowles, road
for Posey County, and a life-long resident of Center township, died at the
Welborn hospital in Evansville at 12:30 Wednesday morning. In ill health
for the past four years, Mrs. Knowles had been a patient at the Evansville
hospital for the two months preceding her death.
The body was removed to the Short funeral home in Mt. Vernon and was taken
to the home in Oliver Thursday morning. Funeral services will be held at
the home at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon with Elder E. M. Beshear of the
Cynthiana Baptist church, officiating. Burial will be in Laurel Hill
The deceased, a member of one of Posey county's most prominent families, was
the daughter of Green Berry Causey and Sarah Cox Causey. She was married in
1910 to Mr. Knowles, who survives her. Other surviving relatives besides
the husband are a son, Francis, of Indianapolis, and a brother, Kelley