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Martha Jackson Segriff


Posted By: Marlene K. Skalberg (email)
Date: 11/10/2017 at 13:11:01

Martha Louise Begriff, died Tuesday night of last week at the home of her daughter, Mrs. B. E. Maxwell, south of Nodaway. Mrs. Segriff’s death was caused by a complication of diseases.
The deceased was sixty-five years four months, and eight days old at the time of her death. One son, George Segriff and one daughter, Mrs. B. E. Maxwell are the only children that survive the deceased. Two brothers and two sisters also survive the deceased. The brothers are Levi and Ira of Corning. The sisters are Mrs. Olive Erskine who lives in Nebraska and Miss Rosa Jackson of Corning.
The funeral services were held at the home of the daughter, Mrs. B. E. Maxwell, Thursday at one o’clock conducted by Rev. Doyle of Nodaway and interment was in the Prairie Rose Cemetery.
Villisca Review, Wednesday, January 5, 1916, page 1
Mrs. Michael R. Segriff died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Everett Maxwell, in Nodaway, Tuesday, December 28, 1915. Funeral services were held at the home of Mr, and Mrs, Maxwell, Thursday, December 30, at 2 o’clock, conducted by Rev. W. Doyle. Interment was made in the Prairie Rose Cemetery.
Martha Louise Jackson was born in Luzoran County, Pennsylvania, August 20, 1850 and was aged 65 years, 4 months, and 8 days at the time of her death. She moved with her parents to Henry County, Illinois and it was there she was united in marriage to Michael R. Segriff on the 24th of November, 1870. To this union were born six children, four of whom have gone on before. The deceased children are Everett, Marvin, Mary, and Mrs. Effie Ross. The surviving ones are George Segriff, Mrs. Ida Maxwell. Besides the son and daughter, Mrs. Segriff leaves a devoted husband, and eight grandchildren, one great grandchild, two brothers and two sisters.
Mrs. Segriff’s home was in Illinois for about three years after her marriage and the balance of the time she resided in Iowa. She united with the M. E. Church in early childhood and remained a faithful member till death. Mrs. Segriff was known as a splendid woman, a good friend and neighbor, and a helper in her community. She will be missed by many friends.
Adams County Free Press, Wednesday, January 12, 1916, page 2


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