Athens Free Press
Mrs. Harriet Cantrall Dies
Mrs. Harriet A. Cantrall, nee Graham, was born in the city of Athens on February 17, 1836, and died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. William Tackett, at Willey, Ill., at twelve o'clock on Tuesday, December 5, 1911, at the age of 84 years, 8 months and 18 days.
On the 26th day of April 1855, she was united in marriage with Charles S. Cantrall,. Who passed away December 8, 1885. To this union were born ten children, eight of whom survive the mother, namely, Charles H. and Thomas D. of this city; Alice of Willey, Ill.; Dr. John W. of Rochester, Ill.; Levi of near Illiopolis, Ill.; Mrs. Fanny Tackett of Willey, Ill.; Homer of Springfield, Ill.; and Ira, of Wheaton, Wyo.
Besides the children there are four sisters and one brother, Mrs. Charles Swingle of Omaha, Neb.; Mrs. William Swingle, Mrs. Emma Cantrall and Mrs. Ellen Cantrall, all of this city. Deceased is also survived by sixteen grandchildren.
Funeral services were held from the Christian church in Illiopolis on Thursday afternoon and interment was made in the Riverside cemetery at that place. The remains were removed from Willey to Illiopolis on Wednesday accompanied by Thomas D. Cantrall.
Transcribed by:Rajean Gallagher