Mrs. Hannah Roll departed this life Jan. 22, 1912, at the home of her daughter in Parkman, Okla., and was buried at Harmon cemetery Jan. 25, 1912. She was born in Indiana, August 17, 1820, being 83 yrs, 4 months and 25 days old at the time of her death. April 15, 1852 she was married to George W. Roll. Nine children were born to them, three of whom survive her. She leaves an aged companion, three daughters, fifteen grandchildren and three great grand children to mourn her loss. For many years, she had been a patient sufferer from rheumatism, but her final sickness was of short duration. A cold, terminating in pleurisy, ended a useful and well spent life. Early in life, she united with the Baptist church, and was a member, at on e time, of the Rebecca Lodge at Wathena, Kansas.
Funeral services were held at the home by the Rev. Deweese. Her daughters, Mrs. Lucinda Williams, of De Kalb, Mo, and Mrs. Elizabeth Lafavor, of St. Joseph, MO., and a grandson Charles Williams are among these from a distance who attended the funeral.
The deceased was a quiet, unassuming person of pleasing personality, who by her kindness and lovable disposition had won for herself a host of friends who will deeply regret to learn of her death.
Obits from old newspapers submitted by: John A. Rider
Transcribed by: Linda Fox - Ellis County Historical Society
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