Mary Caroline (Peterson) Cave (1862-1918) Obituary

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Mary Caroline (Peterson) Cave (1862-1918) Obituary Leaf River Register, April 11, 1918 Mary Caroline Peterson was born in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, August 8, 1862, and died at her home in Lightsville, April 4, 1918, aged 55 years, 7 months, and 27 days. While yet a child, she moved with her parents to Illinois and settled …

Lena (Johnson-Watson) Searls (1803-1886) Obituary

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Obituary Mrs. Lena Searls died Sept. 5, 1886, in Marion Twp. near the mouth of Stillman Creek, Aged 83 years, 4 months and 13 days. She was born in Sweden, March 22, 1803. Married in Sweden in 1821, to her first husband, Wm. Johnson. The result of this marriage was 9 children, 6 sons, and …

Levi Burd (1821-1901) Obituary

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Newport News, Oct. 3, 1901 (Thursday) LEVI BURD died Monday evening at home of daughter, Mrs. Jerry Nalley of Leaf River, Ill. Aged 79 years, 9 months and 14 days. Born in Perry County, Pa. In Oct. 1841 married Lydia Smith……They moved west in 1867 and located on a farm in Winnebago Co., Ill. Four …

Levi Avey (1841-1921) Obituary

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Mr. Levi Avey, a much respected and pioneer citizen of Polo was called to rest Thursday morning, August 18, at 12:30. Mr. Avey had been in ill health for many years, and during the past three years he had not been able to leave the house. The direct cause of his death was apoplexy. Levi …

Margaret (McCullum) White (1830-1892) Obituary

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Leaf River Mirror – December 23, 1892

Luther David Potter (1848-1934) Obituary

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Luther D. Potter obit – Daily Herald, Oskaloosa Iowa, Monday, January 15, 1934 Luther David Potter civil war veteran, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Effie P. Davis, 513 South Second Street at 3:30 o’clock Sunday morning, January 14, 1933, aged 96 years, after a short illness, following poor health for sometime. Mr …

Lucinda Lent (1803-1883)

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The Byron ExpressJan 12, 1883DIED- Wednesday, January 3, 1883, at the residence of her son,Edgar S. Lent, Mrs. Lucinda Lent, aged 79 years, 2 months and29 days.The deceased was a native of Pennsylvania, came with her husbandand children to Illinois in the year 1849, and settled in theirhome in Rockvale Township, in Ogle County, where …

Lydia Helen (Smith) Palmer (1862-1945) Obituary

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MRS. LYDIA H. PALMER DIES Funeral services for Mrs. Lydia Helen Palmer, 82, were held a 2 p.m. Monday at the Christian Church in Leaf River. The Rev. Willis Thomas, pastor, officiated and burial was in the cemetery of North Grove Christian Church. Mrs. Palmer died Friday evening at Rockford Memorial Hospital. The daughter of …

Lydia Catherine (Wagner) Coffman (1844-1923) Obituary

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Mount Morris Index (Mount Morris, Illinois) November 29, 1923 Mrs. Lydia Coffman Many Mount Morris people were grieved to learn last Saturday morning of the death of Mrs. Lydia Coffman, mother of Oliver Coffman of this place, whose home was in Polo. Mrs. Coffman had been in failing health for some time and death had …