Mrs. Ellen Archer, wife of Barrett Archer, died at the family residence in
Dodd's township last night, of malarial fever, after a long illness.
Deceased was born in Jackson, Tenn., in 1853, and came to this county with
her husband and family from Springfield, Mo. about two years ago. She leaves
a husband and nine children, five sons and four daughters, all of whom reside in this county.
The funeral was held at 3 o'clock this afternoon, Rev. J. C. Kinnison
conducting the obsequies. The burial was at Salem cemetery west of the city.
April 12, 1899 Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by Sharlet Bigham LaBarbera