Margaret LIEBENGOOD, wife of Jacob Liebengood, died at her home
on East Main street, at 4:20 yesterday afternoon of typhoid fever, aged
33 years, 10 months and 11 days.
Deceased was the daughter of Calvin Atkinson and was born near Camp Ground,
in this county, where many of her relatives still reside. Mrs. Liebengood was
taken ill with typhoid fever July 29th and for several weeks lingered between
life and death. An improvement was noted in her condition about 10 days ago
and it was believed she had entered upon a period of convalescence but she
sustained a relapse last Sunday and she grew rapidly worse from that time until her
death. She leaves a husband and five children to mourn her loss. Of the immediate
members of her family there are surviving two brothers and two sisters, all of whom
live four or five miles northeast of the city, except, one brother who resides
The funeral services were held at her late residence this afternoon.
The interment was at Atkinson cemetery.
September 27, 1898 Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by Sharlet Bigham LaBarbera