Sunday, April 5, 2009

Carrie Brannen Criswell Jones

  Carrie Brannen Criswell was born 7 March 1856 in Appanoose county, Iowa, daughter of John Vance Criswell and Mary Ann Brannen, died 17 October 1913 at the University Hospital in Kansas City, Jackson county, Missouri, and was buried in the Jerome Cemetery, Appanoose County, Iowa.  She married 19 September 1875 in Appanoose county, Iowa [Book 6; Page 307], William I. Jones who was born c1853 and died 1897.  In 1885, William I. Jones, 32, farmer, and Carrie B. Jones, 28, keeping house, were living in Bellair [Block 3, Lot 4, 68-18-14], Bellair township, Appanoose county, Iowa.

Missouri Death Certificate for
Carrie Brannen Jones
Iowegian - October 1913
  Carrie B. Criswell was born March 7, 1856, in Appanoose county, Iowa, and died in Kansas City, Mo., October 17, 1913.
  She was married to William Jones in September, 1876, he dying in 1897.
  She was a great sufferer for a long time before her death, but bore all patiently.  She was a member of the M. E. church for more than thirty years.
  She leaves three sisters and one brother to mourn her loss, i.e. Mrs. Mary Crist of Seymour; Mrs. Thos. Banks, of near Cincinnati; Mrs. Ida Johnson and Frank Criswell of Kansas City, Mo.
  Funeral services were held at the M. E. church in Jerome Sunday at 11:00 o'clock, conducted by the pastor, Rev. Moore.

Carrie Brannen Criswell Jones
Gravestone in Jerome Cemetery

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