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CHIDESTER, Clarinda 1820 - 1902

CHIDESTER, SACKETT

Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 11/26/2020 at 17:41:18

"The Fairfield Ledger"
Wednesday, March 26, 1902
Page 3, Column 6

OBITUARY.

Editors Ledger:--Clarinda SACKETT was born May 1st, 1820, and was married to Clark CHIDESTER May 3d, 1843. Three children were born of this union--Sim E., with whom she lived on the farm nine miles northwest of Fairfield, Frank G. of Fairfield, and Ensign, who died in childhood. In 1863 they moved from Canfield, O., to Mercer county, Ill. In 1867 they came to Jefferson county, where she died March 22d, aged 81 years, 10 months and 22 days. At an early age Mrs. CHIDESTER united with the Christian church, and through all her life remained a devoted and consecrated member. Mrs. CHIDESTER was noted for her great kindness of heart and her unselfish devotion to the wants of others. She was patient and resigned to the will of God in all her sufferings. She was greatly beloved by her relatives and by her numerous friends and neighbors, and this was manifest by the large assemblage which attended her funeral. The last sad rites were held at the family residence, conducted by Rev. Leander Lane, assisted by Rev. Herrington. Interment was made in Evergreen cemetery.

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"Jefferson County Republican"
Friday, March 28, 1902
Page 4, Column 3

Obituary.

Clarinda SACKETT was born May 1, 1820, and was married to Clark CHIDESTER May 3, 1843. Three children were born of this union: Sim. E with whom she lived on the farm, nine miles northwest of Fairfield, Frank G., of Fairfield, and Eugene, who died in childhood.

In 1863 they moved from Canfield, Ohio, to Mercer county, Ill. In 1867 they moved to Jefferson county, Iowa, where she died March 22, 1902, aged 81 years, 10 months and 22 days. At an early age she united with the Christian church and through all her life remained a devout and consistent member. Mrs. CHIDESTER was noted for her great kindness of heart and her unselfish devotion to the wants of others and was patient and resigned to the will of God in all her sufferings. She was greatly beloved, not only by her relatives, but by her numerous friends and neighbors which was witnessed by the large concourse that attended the funeral. The last sad rites were held at the family residence and conducted by Rev. Leander Lane, assisted by Rev. Herrington. The interment was made in the Evergreen cemetery, March 24th.

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

Note: Buried in Lot Old.P.162 with husband Clark CHIDESTER who died in 1885. Neither of them has a gravestone.


 

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