OBITUARY

 

Mrs. J.B. Hartley Dead.

Mrs. J.B. Hartley died last Sunday evening at the home of her daughter Mrs. H. G. Mahan from complications resulting from old age. Sarah Fritchie was born in the year 1818 at Wabash, Ind. and was 92 years old at the time of her death. She was married in the year 1838 to John B. Hartley. They came to Kansas 35 years ago and with the other old settlers did their part in building up the country. Mrs. Hartley was the mother of 13 children, seven daughters and one son survive her. Mr. Hartley died eight years ago. The children living are Mrs. H. G. Mahan, Mrs. Augustus Kitterman, Mrs. Ida Lyons and Charles Hartley of this county; Mrs. Lois Browning of Anawan, Il; Mrs. Helen Barker of Los Angeles Cal.; Mrs. Jessie lowery of Omaha, Neb., and Mrs. Emma Wright of Topeka. She is also survived by 60 grandchildren. The deceased united with the Baptist church at the age of 15 years and has always been a faithful Christian. She made friends with everyone and although she has been afflicted the past few years of her life, she has borne it patiently. Funeral services, conducted by Rev. A.M. Spangler, pastor of the Congregational church, were held Tuesday morning at 10:30 o'clock at the home of H. G. Mahan and interment was in Greenwood Cemetery.

[She died 10 Apr 1910, Eureka, Greenwood Co., KS]

(The Eureka Herald, April 14, 1910, submitted by Diana Davis)

 

 


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