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Elizabeth Kendall will

Leon Reporter, Leon, Iowa
Leon, Decatur County, Iowa
November 25, 1897

The last will of ELIZABETH KENDALL has been filed with Clerk Stockton. It is dated at High Point, August 9, 1897, being witnessed by John Clark and M.V. McCleary, and bequeaths her household goods equally to her daughters, MARTHA KENDALL and ANGELINE PARSONS, and appoints NELSON PARSONS as executor.

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Leon Reporter
Leon, Decatur County, Iowa
Thursday, November 25, 1897

MRS. ELIZABETH KENDALL, one of the pioneer settlers of this county, died on Wednesday [November 10, 1897] of last week at her home near High Point at the advanced age of 72 years. She had been ill for several months with a complication of diseases.

The funeral was held on Thursday, the interment being at the High Point Cemetery.

[Elizabeth was born in 1825.]

Copied by Nancee (McMurtrey) Siefert
"With permission from the Leon Journal Reporter"
November 26, 2002