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Mrs. Roseanna Rittenhouse-Grist
Transcribed by Kathy Harris

Published July 18, 1934
Mrs. W.E Grist, Aged 84 Yrs., Died Friday July 13
Mrs. Roseanna Rittenhouse-Grist, widow of W.E Grist, died July 13, at her home in Bainbridge Township, at the age of 84 years and 10 months.
Funeral services, conducted by Rev. W. J. Henninger, were held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the family residence, six miles south of Rushville.  Internment was made in the Rushville Cemetery, where her husband is buried.
Roseanna Rittenhouse, daughter of William and Nancy Rittenhouse, early pioneer residents of Schuyler County, was born September  6, 1849 on a farm in Bainbridge Township, throughout the more four score years of her life, with the exception of one year, she made  her home in Bainbridge Township.
On February 22, 1882, she was joined in marriage to W. E. Grist.  To this union were born two sons, Harry of Terry, Montana and Ray of Bainbridge Township, with whom she made her home following the death of her husband a few years ago,
In early life Mrs. Grist was converted and remained a faithful follower of God until the end.
Besides her surviving sons, she leaves eight grandchildren, one sister, Mrs. Nancy Burnside and three brothers,  William, Hiram, and Marion Rittenhouse, all of Rushville.




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