From the Tri County Press, 1 October 1908, page 1:

Death of Mrs. George Southwood Ireland

Harriet Southwood was born at Oxton, Devonshire, England, October 25, 1828, and died at Haldane, Illinois, September 24th, 1908, aged 79
years, 10 months and 29 days. She came to this county in 1857 and was married to George Ireland October 29th, of the same year. Her husband
died May 10th, 1865. To this union were born four children, on child having died in infancy. Those who survive to mourn a loving mother are
Miss Jennie Ireland of Haldane, Mrs. Gavin Cross of near Polo, and Mrs. George Jackson of Toledo, Iowa. The deceased was a member of the
Episcopal Church and had always lived a consistent Christian life. Services were conducted at Haldane at ten am Sunday by Rev. Plum of the
West Branch Dunkard Church. Interment was made in the Haldane Cemetery.

Submitted by Laura Bonde

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