JEFFERSON COUNTY ILLINOIS
OBITUARIES

Eliza Ford

Mrs. Eliza Ford, aged 72 years, was buried at Hopewell at 11 o'clock yesterday morning.  
Deceased was the mother of Henry Ford of this city, and died at her home in Wayne county 
after a short illness. Mrs. Ford was the mother of thirteen children, seven of whom are dead.  
Of the survivors there are four sons and two daughters. Of the sons, two live in Kansas and 
the others, with the daughters are residents of Southern Illinois. The obsequies at Hopewell 
yesterday were conducted by Rev. Kinnison of the M. E. church.

Source: 
Date: 7-17-1897
Submitted by; Ken Richardson



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