JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES

Mrs. Elizabeth IRVIN, was born in Hardin Co., Ohio, Aug. 22, 1837, 
died at her home in Opdyke Jan. 31, 1903, of apoplexy. 
Age 65 years 5 months 9 days. 

She came to Illinois with her father's family when she was sixteen years old. 
Was educated in Ohio and Mt. Vernon, Ill., schools, and taught several terms. 
While attending school in Mt. Vernon she was converted and joined the M. E. 
church and has since lived a true Christian life. She was a loving mother, a faithful 
friend and good neighbor. 

She was married to John A. IRVIN in 1862; to this union five children were born. 
Her husband and two children, Willie and Charley, preceded her to the better world. 
She leaves three children, Mrs. J. C. BROUGHER, Frank and Rose IRVIN, three 
grandchildren, Irl, Gussie and Hilton BROUGHER, and other relatives and friends to 
mourn her loss. 

February 1903 Mt. Vernon Daily Register 
Submitted by Sharlet Bigham LaBarbera
 

 
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