Obit: Jeffeson, Hannah (1814? - 1891)

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Surnames: Jefferson, Thurber, Hinkley, Bailey

----Source: Adams County Press [Friendship, Adams Co., Wisconsin], Saturday March 28, 1891, Page 5 "Monroe Center--Spring Creek" column

Jefferson, Hannah (1814? - 8 MAR 1891)

On Saturday, the 8th inst., the funeral of Mrs. Jefferson took place from the home of her son-in-law, James Thurber, with whom she had lived for 22 years. A large concourse of people attended. Pastor J. F. Thomson, of the M. E. church preached the sermon, which was supplemented by some remarks by presiding elder J. D. Searles, who had known the deceased and her family for many years. She leaves four sons and two daughters to mourn her loss, all of whom were present, including Rev. James Jefferson, of Greenwood, (Clark Co., WI). Deceased was 76 years of age, and had resided in this township upwards of thirty-three years. She had been a member of the M. E. church during nearly the whole period of her residence here, having been converted during revival at Spring Creek. Jefferson, Lorian Pamelia (daughter of James Jefferson), Assistant Professor of Agricultural Economics, Massachusetts. Agricultural. College, Amherst, MA. Research sec., Mass. Agr. Coll., 1912- 7; asst. prof, rural social sci., 1917-20; present position, 1920-. Mem. exec. com., New England Branch, Women's Xat. Farm and Garden Assoc.—Monroe Center, Wis., Oct. 14, 1871; d. Jas. and Lorian (Hinkley) J.; reared in town. B.L., Lawrence Coll., Appleton, Wis., 1893; M.A., Univ. Wis., 1907. Delta Gnmma Phi. Register of Rural leadership in the USA and Canada (1920), compiled by L. H. Bailey.



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