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of and a Ii the at PIONEER FAMILY Is Bereaved By Death. Mrs. Cora MeDeyitt Was Descendant Descendant Of Early Kentucky And Maryland Settlers. Mrs. Cora Lee Hanning McDevitt, widow of William J. McDevitt, for mer member of the Board of Elec tions, died at Good Samaritan Hos pital yesterday after an illness of five weeks. Mrs. McDevitt was 70 years old. She died only six days after her oth- nu8Dand s demlsa in the same hos- hos- Plta the I Born ,n Daviess County, Ky Mrs. McDevitt was a descendant of pioneers pioneers of the nation as well as pioneers pioneers of Kentucky. She was n daughter of John H. Hanning, distiller distiller and plantation owner of Owensboro, Ky., and Mrs. Catherine Catherine Hayden Hanning, a direct descendant of an officer who land ed on the Maryland coast in 1634 with Lord Baltimore. Unlike most early settlers of. the neu- I United States, Lord Baltimore's ! lowing camo to escape confiscating , tlon of property rather than be. . .. . to caU3e of rellSlou8 persecution. Mr8' McDevitt s great uncle, Basil Hanning, led a group from St. Mary s, Ma., to wnat now is uavis County, Ky., in 1785. Mrs. McDevitt lived at 275 Mc-Cormick Mc-Cormick Mc-Cormick Place, Mount AubuTTT. Her body will lie in state at the J. J. Sullivan funeral home, 1336 East McMillan Street, tomorrow. Requiem high mass will be intoned at Holy Name Church at 10 o'clock Monday morning. Surviving Mrs. McDevitt are four children, two doctors and two wives of doctors. They are Dr. Lester McDevitt, Dr. Charles J. McDevitt, Mrs. Walter Vester, and Mrs. Karl V. Kitzmiller. ' Mrs. McDevitt will be burled beside beside her husband in St. Joseph's New Cemetery, Price Hill. of his

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  1. The Cincinnati Enquirer,
  2. 25 May 1935, Sat,
  3. Page 6

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