Catherine Eakle Edmonds dead

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Catherine Eakle Edmonds dead - MRS, C, EDMONDS DEAD A Widely Known Woman...
MRS, C, EDMONDS DEAD A Widely Known Woman Sucoambi After Brief Illneu Xn. he 16 After an illness of less than five, days, Mrs. Catherine Edmonds, another another half-century resident of Yolo, crossed that bourne from whence no traveler returns, as the clock struck the noon hour today. So brief was her illness that she passed away before many of her friends learned of her sickness. Death resulted from a. complication of afflictions, afflictions, chief of which was congestion of the stomach and liver. She took to her bed last Wednesday. Her condition condition soon became critical and hope was abandoned Saturday night. She was unconscious after 7 o'clock Sunday evening. evening. Her sou, H. J. Edmonds, who was in the southern part of the state, arrived less than an hour before she breathed.her last and too late to be recognized by her. The funeral arrangements have not yet been definitely made and will be announced later. Deceased was a native of Tennessee and 70 years, 6 months and 33 days of age. Her maiden name was Catherine Catherine Eakle, and she came with her mother, Mrs. Anna Ea.kle, and eight brothers and sisters, to California in 1859. Yolo county was ever afterward her home. For twenty-four years she lived on a farm, at first southeast of Woodland, but during the greater part of that period on the old Edmonds hoine northwest of this city. About 26 years ago the family came to Woodland, Woodland, purchasing the home in which she died, corner of Court and Elm streets. 6n the 15th of January, 1860, she was married to Jacob Ryherd, who died of he he during in to has and was He His efforts In respected devoted always" an the Although the nine months later. To them one son was born, but he died in infancy. In September, 1863, she was married It time called last called some pay Mrs. the time partially she at the 1:30 interment great was of came 11 late been who, 18B9. the wedding of Mrs. to James Riley Edmonds, who died in this city twentjvone years ago. To them were born three sons, one of- whom died when .seventeen months old. The survivors are Harmon and H. J. Edmonds. She also leaves one sister, Mrs. Margaret Margaret Scott, o£ this city, and four brothers, brothers, H. P. Eakle of Woodland, J. S. Eakle of Colusa county, B. P. Bakle, who lives near Arbuckle, and W. H Eakle, who lives near Woodland. Mrs. Edmonds was a consistent member member of the Presbyternan church. Sha was also a member of Sylvan Rebekah Lodge, No. 108, I. 0. 0. F. It was often said of Mrs. Edmonds that she. was a splendid type of the southern woman of the old school, anJ it was a compliment which she highly appreciated. Indeed, she considered it the highest encomium that could possibly possibly be paid to say that she was a representative representative of that courtly race of women, women, who have left so many memories and traditions of the day and the country country nnon which they have left, the Indelible Indelible Impress of their influence and chai'jicteristicfi. Airs. Edmonds of M. live was a woman of strong but generous impulses. It is safe to say that no person in want ever-left her door hungry. She had much sympathy sympathy for those beset by misfortune and was prompt to render assistance where it was most needed. She therefore therefore enjoyed the reputation of being a kindly, obliging and sympathetic neighbor. As a wife and mother she was faithful faithful and devoted In the performance of her duties and obligations, and the frlendsx-of the family will share with the bereaved sons and her brothers and sister the sorrow that has fallen upon them. and in be of so

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  1. Woodland Daily Democrat,
  2. 21 Dec 1908, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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