Thursday, February 21, 2013

Lydia C. Huffman Phelps Bateman, 1844-1915

Semi-Weekly Iowegian - 3 December 1915
  Miss Lydia C. Huffman was born in Clay Col Ind., April 12, 1844, and came to Iowa at the age of 23. She was united in marriage to H. Phelps in the year of 1869. To this union were born five children, Cebina, Eliza, Viola, Lee and Stella. Mr. Phelps died in 1901.  Mrs.. Phelps was again united in marriage to Wm. Bateman on July 5, 1906.
  Mrs. Bateman died Nov. 27, 1915, at Jerome, Iowa, at the age of 71 years, 7 months and 15 days.  She united with the U.B. church in 1871. She leaves to mourn her loss two children, Lee Phelps and Stella Dooley of Jerome, and three step children, Wm. Phelps and Mrs.Mary Zimmerman of Lineville and Maranda Allard of Leon, and one sister, Linda Treasure of Lineville.
  The funeral services were held at the M. E. church Mondayafternoon by Rev. George L. Roper.
Card of Thanks
  We thank every one that has helped us in our trouble.
Members of the family.
Gravestone of Lydia Phelps
in the Jerome Cemetery
New Section: Block 6, Lot 2
  Iowa Deaths and Burials, 1850-1990:  Name: Lydia C. Bateman; Gender: Female; Burial Date: 28 Nov. 1915; Burial Place: Jerome; Death Date: 26 Nov. 1915; Death Place: Lincoln Tp., Jerome, Appanoose, Iowa; Age: 71; Birth Date: 12 Jul 1844; Birthplace: Ind.; Occupation: Housekeeper; Maritial Status: Divorced; Father's Name: Hoffman; Father's Birthplace: Ind.; Mother's Name: Hook; Indexing Project (Batch) Number 875147-1; System Origin: Iowa--EASy; Source Film Number: 1673930; Reference Number: p 265 #115.

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