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Vinton Eagle, Vinton; April 17, 1903

Eliza Speer Glendy

Eliza Ann Spear was born February 27, 1841, in Ripley County, Indiana. Her family came to Iowa in 1853 and settled in Taylor Twp.in 1857. Five children were born to this union, three girls and two boys. Three are dead, leaving one daughter in California and one son in Tama City, Iowa. Mr. Glendy and family came to Vinton 26 years ago. Sister Glendy's health gave way 11 years ago and most of the time she has been afflicted with rheumatism and later with the lingering, but deadly tumor, of which she died on Sabbath morning, April 12, 1903. Her long and protracted illness, which she patiently endured, furnished her with the oppprtunity to prepare for he departure to the home of the souls. We sympathize with her devoted husband who had so patiently and faithfully ministered to her during he long illness and also with the other members of the family.

{Submitter comment: The correct spelling on the maiden name is actually Speer. Her mother Mary Leeper Speer, wife of William Speer, and other family members are buried at Bear Creek, Benton Co.}
Submitted on Sat Aug 19 17:26:09 2000 by
Marlys Elaine Matthews, postalduo@aol.com

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Cedar Valley Times, Vinton; March 14, 1927
DEATH REMOVES JOHN GLENDY AT AGE OF 90 YEARS
John E. Glendy

Suffering a number of months from the ailments of old age, Joh Glendy 90 years old, died at 6:00 Sunday morning at his home here. He lived in Vinton over half a century and worked at his trade of a brick layer. During his declining years he was cared for by Mrs. Arney Abbott, the latter a niece. Arrangements have been made to hold the funeral Tuesday at 2:00 PM from the residence and internment in Evergreen Cemetary. Deceased was born in Indiana.

{Submitter comment: John was actually born in Beaver County, Pennsylvania. The family of Thomas Glendy and Sarah Kerr Glendy moved to Scott County, Indian when John was three.}
Submitted on Sat Aug 19 17:11:05 2000 by
Marlys Elaine Matthews, postalduo@aol.com

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