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CHESTER, Olive Eliza 1844 - 1878


Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 11/26/2020 at 15:04:39

"The Fairfield Ledger"
Wednesday, July 17, 1878
Page uncertain, Column 7

Mrs. E. O. CHESTER, wife of Mr. S. J. CHESTER, died in this city July 13th, 1878, in the 35th year of her age. Mrs. CHESTER's disease was consumption, and for some time she has been gradually but surely failing. In her last illness she was surrounded by kind and loving friends, who did all in their power to benefit her. She was a sincere christian and a member of the M. E. Church. Her affection and love as a wife and mother were touching and affecting, and her great regret was in leaving a dear husband and lovely children. The funeral services were held at the M. E. Church, Rev. A. G. Wilson officiating. A large concourse of friends followed her remains to the grave.-- In their deep affliction a kind husband and loving children have the sincere sympathy of many friends.-- She was a true wife and mother, and in the great beyond she is waiting to receive her loved ones.

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*Transcribed for genealogy purposes; I have no relation to the person(s) mentioned.

Note: Buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Fairfield, IA, in Lot Old.P.188. Her maiden name was HENDRICKS. Husband Simpson subsequently married Elizabeth McKEMEY, died in 1925, and is buried on the same lot as both his wives.


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