Hannah Canham

Unknown newspaper, 1959
Submitted by Janet Bledsoe


Mrs. Hannah Canham

Mrs. Hannah Brooksbank Canham, 97, Neponset, died Monday afternoon at Kewanee Public Hospital, following several weeks illness.

She was born in Liverpool, England Aug. 10, 1862 and came to this country many years ago. She lived in the Neponset and Elmira communities . In 1882, she married William Canham in England, who died in 1910.

Surviving are six children; Alice of Chicago, Mrs. John (Agnes) Armstrong, Kewanee, Mrs. R.A .(Bertha) Scott, Kewanee, Albert H. Canham of Wataga and George E. Canham of Chicago, and Ruth H. Canham of Neponset; nine grandchildren and a number of great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

Mrs. Canham was a member of the First Congregational Church of Neponset.

Funeral rites will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Congregational Church. Interment will be in Floral Hill Cemetery.


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