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CHIDESTER, Rachel Ellen 1854 - 1943


Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 11/26/2020 at 22:30:16

"The Fairfield (Ia.) Daily Ledger"
Wednesday, July 28, 1943
Page TWO, Column 5


The condition of Mrs. F. G. CHIDESTER of 301 W. Washington St. is reported as unchanged today. Mrs. CHIDESTER, who passed her 89th birthday June 13, suffered a stroke at her home yesterday.

Her two daughters of this city are with her. Miss June CHIDESTER who makes her home with her mother, is principal of Washington School. Mrs. Harry O. CROW resides next door at 104 N. Third St.


"The Fairfield (Ia.) Daily Ledger"
Monday, August 2, 1943
Page SIX, Column 2

Long time Fairfield resident succumbs at family home

Mrs. Frank G. CHIDESTER passed away at the family home, 302 West Washington street, Sunday at 11:35 p.m. following a stroke suffered a week ago.

Rachel Ellen WISECARVER, born June 12, 1854, Washington county, Pa., was one of nine children of the late Samuel and Mary WISECARVER.

Mrs. CHIDESTER has lived most of her life in and around Fairfield.

She is survived by four daughters: Mrs. John J. TEETER, Burlington; Mrs. Harry C. FAIR, Ft. Wayen, Ind. (sic); Mrs. H. O. CROW, and Miss June CHIDESTER of Fairfield, two granddaughters; Mrs. Paul V. ANDERSON, Westerville, Ohio; Mrs. John NEGELSEN, Ft. Wayne, and two brothers, A. C. WISECARVER, and H. E. WISECARVER of Fairfield.

Her husband preceded her in death July 26, 1931.

Funeral arrangements are at this time incomplete. The body has been taken to the Murray Funeral Home.


"The Fairfield (Ia.) Daily Ledger"
Tuesday, August 3, 1943
Page FOUR, Column 6

Funeral Services For Mrs. CHIDESTER Held Tomorrow Morning

Services for Mrs. Frank G. CHIDESTER will be held tomorrow morning at the family home, 301 West Washington, at 10:30 o'clock with the Rev. S. P. Williamson, of the First Christian Church, in charge.

Interment will be made in the Evergreen Cemetery.

Mrs. CHIDESTER died at her home Sunday night as the result of a stroke the first of last week.

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

Note: Buried in Lot 2nd.216 with husband Frank.


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