Mrs. J.W. Haile, of Field Townships buried Yesterday
Mrs. Mary Hails, wife of J.Watt Hails of Field township, died
Monday afternoon after an illness of about eight weeks. Death
was due to paralysis and heart trouble. She was stricken with
paralysis about two months ago, the second stroke in three years.
Mrs.Hails would have been 75 years old next month. She was buried
yesterday afternoon at Union Chapel.
Mrs. Hails is survived by her husband, J.Watt Hails, and the
following named children; James Price, Mt.Vernon; Gus Price, Nebraska;
Jesse Price, Divide, and Wm. Price, Texico; Mrs. David Hawkins, Texico
and Mrs. Wm.Haynes. Two sisters in Ohio survive, as do a number of
Mrs. Hails was twice married, her first husband, David Price, having
died fifteen years ago. She was united in marriage with J. Watt Hails
about twelve years ago.
Mrs. Hails was a member of the Union Chapel church and a consecrated
christian woman. She was very charitable and ever ready to answer the
call of the distressed and practiced the Golden Rule in her daily
life and conduct.
She will be greatly missed in the locality in which she lived and was
loved and respected by all who knew her.
Looked this up:
1880 Fed Census Field, Jefferson Co, IL pg 489A
David Price,47 yr, b. 1833 in Ohio/F:N.J./M:N.J
(Note: this is probably second wife due to 10 yrs
difference between the wife and first child.)
Mary A. Price, 31 yr, b.1849 in Ohio/prts:OH
1.Wilden A.Price,male, 21 yrs,b.1859inOhio/prts:OH
2.Margaret E. Price, 13 yrs,b.1867 in Ohio/prts:OH
Ohio-1867 (move) Illinois-1870
3.Luella J. Price, 10 yr, b.1870 in IL/prts:OH
4. Wm G. Price, 8 yr, b.1872 in IL/prts: OH
5. Florance A. Price 5 yr, b.1875 in IL/prts:OH
6. Rosa A. Price 2 yr, b. 1878 in IL/prts: OH
Mary (__ )sp.1.David Price & sp.2.J.W.Haile
Source: Mt.Vernon Register-News
Date: Sept 6, 1923
Submitted by: Marlene Olson