Jane Anne Hubbard Cork
Mrs. Jane Hubbard Cork died at the home of her
son George in our village Sunday morning. She was born in England, June 23,
1821, and came to America in 1837 with her parents, settling in New York.
And in 1838 was married to Stephen Cork. They came to Bureau County,
Illinois, in 1844. She was the mother of 21[sic 12] children, 8 of whom are
living. The funeral services were held on Tuesday at the home of her son.
She was buried at Mason Cemetery, Dover,
Illinois with her husband Stephen.
(The Bureau County Tribune, Princeton,
Illinois, Aug. 14, 1903, pg. 13,
submitted by Shirley Beams Simmons)