JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES

Mrs. Mary A. Hartman, aged 50 years, died at the home of her daughter, 
Mrs. Orley Pemberton, Sunday and the body was taken to Makanda, Monday 
for burial. She was born at Jonesboro, Ill., May 19, 1860. February 25, 1879 
she became the wife of Jacob Hartman who preceeded her to the Great Beyond, 
March 7, 1900. Mrs. Hartman came to this city seven years ago. Her death was 
due to pneumonia and her illness was of less than one week, in duration. 
She joined the Baptist church when but 16 years old and when she became a resident 
of this city she moved her membership to the First Baptist church. The loved ones to 
mourn are two daughters, Mrs. Orley Pemberton, Mrs. Harley Rupard, of this city, a 
stepdaughter, Mrs. Joseph Creighton, St. Louis, two sisters, Mrs. W. J. Zimmerman, 
of this city, Mrs. C. C. Bradley, Makanda; two brothers, E. W. Cover, Campbell, Mo. 
and W. E. Cover, Cairo. 

April 5, 1910 Mt. Vernon Daily Register 
submitted by Sharlet Bigham LaBarbera
Sept 26, 1997 

 
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