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Nancy Catherine (Yates) Johnston Eades

Donated by Anne Bernay

The Rushville Times  4 Sep 1913

Mrs. Catherine Eads, wife of Henry Eads, died at her home in this city on Wednesday evening of last week. On Friday afternoon at 4 o'clock funeral services were held at the family residence, conducted by Rev. A.C. Adams; interment in the city cemetery.

            Catherine Yates was born in the state of Tennessee , Oct. 30, 1837, and died in Rushville, Aug. 27, 1913. She was joined in marriage to Findley Johnston in 1851, and came at once to live in Rushville , Ill. , where she has lived ever since. To this union were born ten children, five of whom live to mourn her death: Frederick of Defiance, Ohio, Joseph of Hanover, Ill.; Mrs. Volney Sanford of Rushville; Mrs. Addie Grubb and Mrs. Mary Kelzer, both of Omaha , Neb.

            Her husband died in 1877, and she was married to Henry Eades in 1881, who survives her. She joined the Southern Methodist church thirty-five years ago, and lived a consistent Christian life.





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