Mrs. John Nottingham widow of the last John
Nottingham died Sunday, Sept. 9th at the home of her son James Nottingham in
Dover township. The funeral services conducted by Rev. Horn, were held on
Monday, interment taking place in Dover cemetery. Ann Hubbard was born in
Harvele Down, County Kent, England, in 1818 and was over eighty eight years
old at the time of her death. She came with her parents to America in 1834
and located at Albany New York. On August 1, 1835, she was united in
marriage with John Nottingham. To this union twelve children were born, six
of who are living and were at her funeral, four sons and two daughters. They
are James, Edward, John and Joseph Nottingham, Mrs. Storms and Mrs. Devore,
all residing in the vicinity except Edward, who lives in Davenport. The
family came to Bureau county in the fall of 1832. Her husband died in 1884.
Mrs. Nottingham is survived by her six children, thirty grandchildren,
thirty six great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.
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