August 21, 1903
Burton Edgar Scriven died at Van Buren, Indiana, August 15th of tonsillitis. He was 23 years of age. Buried Forest Chapel Cemetery, Sugarcreek Township. He is survived by father, William; two sisters, Mrs. William Mumford and Mrs. A. Collingwood of Van Buren, Indiana; three brothers, Lewis, James and Elton of Van Buren and brother, Chauncy who yet resides in Sugarcreek Township.