Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Mary Ann Dunham Barr Morrison, 1833-1914

The Centerville Iowegian – 23 October 1914
Seymour Democrat – 29 October 1914
  Mary Ann Dunham was born in Clearmont (sic) County, Ohio, July 27, 1833 and died at her home near Jerome, Ia., Oct. 17, 1914, aged 81 years, 2 months, 20 days.
  She was first united in marriage to Wilson Barr in 1849.  The husband died in 1850.  To them was born one son, John Wilson Barr, who lives near Livingston, Ia.  In 1853 she was married to G. H. Morrison.  To them were born 10 children, four of whom are living, two sons and two daughters, Sarah Kershaw, Oskaloosa, Ia., Wm. S. Morrison, Plano, Ia., Mintie Bollman and Bert Morrison, Jerome.  Also two grandchildren, Mary and Ida Morrison.  Five children and the husband survive here.
  She was converted in her youth and united with the M. E. Church where she has lived a faithful Christian life.  In her home life she has been a true wife, a kind and loving mother and a good neighbor.
  The funeral services were conducted from the Methodist Church, Jerome, on Wednesday forenoon October 21, 1814, at 10:30 o’clock.  A large number of friends and neighbors gathered at the church and cemetery.  The entire community sympathize with the bereaved family.  The funeral services were conducted by Rev. A. E. Clemens of Seymour, Ia., assisted by Rev. Roper of Jerome.
Jerome Cemetery Gravestone for
Gaven H. and Mary A. Dunham Morrison
Row 5, Block 20, Lot 3

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