Elizabeth Frances Simpson Deffenbaugh Obituary

Clark County Clipper, November 9, 1905


At her home in Ashland, Kans., Nov. 1, Mrs. David T. Deffenbaugh, whose maiden name was Elizabeth Frances Simpson, departed this life.

The deceased was born in Madison county, Ohio, September 26, 1843.

May 17, 1870, she was united in marriage with Mr. David T. Deffenbaugh, who survives her.

To this union was born four children, Ota, Simpson, Delia and Dollie, all of whom are still living, except Delia.

Early in life Mrs. Deffenbaugh made a public confession of religion, and united with the Christian church, living a useful, consistent religious life for 42 years.  For more than a score of years she has been well and favorably known in this community.  She will be greatly missed by her many friends in Ashland and vicinity.  After funeral services at the home, Sabbath afternoon Nov. 5th, amid a large concourse of friends, the remains were laid to rest in the Ashland cemetery.  The sorrowing husband, daughter and son, and other relatives have the sympathy of their many friends.

Contributed by ~Shirley Brier~ October 10, 2005.

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