Friday, October 30, 2009

Nannie B. Wyatt, 1860-1905

Burned To Death
Sad Death of Nannie B. Wyatt, Living North of Numa
  Numa, Iowa, April 24 [1905] -- Special to Iowegian -- A very sad accident befel Miss Nannie B. Wyatt living north of Numa, on Monday of last week.  While attempting to build a fire in the stove her dress caught fire and was completely burned from her body. From the effects she died a few hours after. Her aged mother came to her rescue, but it was unavailing.
  Nannie B. Wyatt was born April 21, 1860, in Appanoose County, Iowa. She died April 17, 1905, aged 44 years, 11 months and 26 days. She was a daughter of James and Sarah Wyatt. She is survived by an aged mother, three brothers and three sisters who mourn the sad death of a daughter and sister. 
  In early life she united with the M. E. church, and lived a consistent and faithful life until called to the Church Triumphant.
  We can not choose the way our friends would go from us, if we could such a fearful death would not occur, bubt what comfort in such sorrow that we may meet our loved ones again where they are no partings of death. The bereaved family have the sympathy of the entire community.
Transcribed from 1903-1909 Semi-Weekly Iowegian Obituaries [Page 35], compiled by the Appanoose County Genealogy Society, on FHL US/CAN Film #1703962, Item #12 [Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1990].

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