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Jay County Obituaries

The Commercial Review - Monday, Jan. 24, 1921

   Elizabeth Long, 84, passed away Saturday evening at four P.M., at the home of her son-in-law, William Hawkins, three quarters of a mile east of Antioch, following an illness of complications of diseases and infirmities of old age.  She was born Nov. 28, 1836, and was at the time of her demise eight-four years, one month and twenty-four days of age.  She was a daughter of Lewis and Margaret Winegardner and came with her parents, at the age of one year to this county, where she has been a resident since that time.
   Preceding her in death are her husband, Miles Berry Long, who died in 1865 and two daughters, Minnie Ann and Margaret, who died at the age of nine days.  She was the last of a family of four children. Her son-in-law, William Hawkins, with whom she had lived for many years, survives.

   Funeral services were conducted Monday afternoon at 10 o'clock from Antioch Church, Rev. J.H. Hall officiating.
   Interment was made at Bluff Point Cemetery


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