Searching through our Shepard Funeral Home Indexes from the early 20th C, we found the following information (names witheld):
Charged to: (withheld)
Secured by: Mortgage on Horse
Date of Funeral: Mar. 11, 1906
Place of Death: 5 miles east of city
Cause of Death: not known
Date of Death: Mar. 10, 1906
Age: One Month
Interment: Ballew or Cooper Cemetery
In order to pay for his daughter’s funeral the father had to mortgage his horse.
Thanks to Leslie for finding this.