Sarah A West

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Sarah A West - St. was in P, and reports sum executor H....
St. was in P, and reports sum executor H. Heeren $112 50; to J. ~~ Mrs. Sarah A. West, aged 75 year*, died Sunday morning al 8:45 o'clock her home in Hamel township, of incident to one of advanced year* The funeral took place yesterday afternoon at two o'clock from the family residence, where services were conducted Eev. C. E. Lukens, pastor of the Presbyterian church. The body was conveyed to this city and interred in Woodlawn. Sarah A. West was a native of Boe, Ireland. Her maiden name was Jordan. When 23 years of age she married to James West in Ireland. came to America in 1871 and settled Valley View, west of this city. Later they purchased the David Doubt farm Bldge Prairie, and this has been of the family since. Her husband died in August, 1874. from Injuries sustained in a runaway accident. The union blessed with eight children, seven of whom survive the mother, viz: Nancy, wife of Sam Cobine; Eliza, John, William, Andrew and Alexander. She was a true, faithful woman, having esteem of all who knew her.

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  1. The Edwardsville Intelligencer,
  2. 15 Jun 1897, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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