Nancy Ann (Beckley) Harmon was born February 2nd, 1801 and died September 26th, 1893, aged 92 years, 7 months and 24 days. The subject of this notice was born in Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland. Her maiden name was Beckley. She was joined in marriage to John Harmon in 1822. They emigrated to Illinois in 1839, and lived near Haldane, Ogle County, until the day of her death. Her husband preceded her to the better land eighteen years ago. When converted, she joined the church of the United Brethren in Christ, and continued steadfast to the principles of the old church until the day of her death. She was a great sufferer during her long illness, but she bore it patiently in prospect of a better country. Her last words were "Jesus is my Savior and God", and she closed her eyes in peace. May the dear Lord be preciously near to the bereaved children. There loss is her eternal gain.
Submitted by Laura Bonde
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