Posted By:Deborah Brownfield - Stanley
Subject:Death of Elmina (Douglass) Stevens
Post Date:December 21, 2004 at 07:29:44
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The Chariton Leader, Chariton, Iowa
Thursday, December 18, 1907

ELMINA DOUGLASS was born in Morgan County, Indiana, October 16, 1831, and
died at her home in this city, Dec. 16, 1907, after a long illness with a
complication of diseases. She was united in marriage to J.H. STEVENS, April
1st, 1856 in Putnam County, Indiana. In l875 they came to Warren County,
Iowa, and to Chariton in 1883, where she has since resided.

She was converted and joined the Methodist Episcopal Church when sixteen
years of age, and has since been a devoted Christian. She leaves a husband
and seven children to mourn the loss of a loving companion and mother,
ANDREW STEVENS; MRS. E.V. MITCHEM; MRS. M.L. KITSELMAN, of this city; MRS. IDA BERRY, of Centerville; MRS. AMANDA KITSELMAN, of Superior, Wy.; D.S. STEVENS, of Albia; and J.W., of Brookfield, Mo.

Funeral services conducted by Rev. Evans, of the M.E. Church, were held from
the home Wednesday afternoon, at 2 o'clock, and interment made in Chariton
Cemetery. The bereaved family have the sympathy of the community in their
hour of trial.
Copied by Nancee(McMurtrey)Seifert
December 20, 2004