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Jay County Obituaries


Commercial Review, Tuesday, March 21, 1916, page 1

   MRS. MARY ANN JONES, widow of the late Ebenezer Jones, died at the home of her son E.S. Jones, former county infirmary superintendent, three miles northwest of Portland, at 5 o’clock Tuesday morning. 

   Mrs. Jones was born in Meads (sic-should be Meigs) county, Ohio May 9, 1826 and had nearly reached her 90th birthday.   Her husband died 23 years ago, and three children survive her, E. S. Jones, at whose home she died; John Jones, of Iowa, and Mrs. Hannah Peters, of Muncie. 

   Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon, at the Pleasant Hill Church, the friends leaving the house at 1 o’clock.  Rev. Fred Stovenour will officiate.  Burial will be made in the church cemetery

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