Ashton Gazette, October 22, 1914

Mrs. Arvey Frost of Byron, a sister of Mrs. James Quick of this city died at the home of her sister Wednesday morning of last week. A short funeral service was held Thursday morning and the body taken to Byron for interment.

Hannah Jane McMaster was born in Bennington Township, Delaware County Ohio, October 11, 1837 and died at the home her sister Mrs. James Quick in Ashton at the age of 77 years and three days. The family settled in Rockvale Township, Ogle County where she has lived ever since.

On June 29, 1855 the deceased was united in marriage to Arvey Frost. To this union were born four children, two of whom died in infancy. She leaves to mourn her loss her beloved husband and two daughters, Mrs. Henry Westbrook and Mrs. Russell Steffy both of whom live near Byron. Her death came as a relief after many years of suffering.

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