The Ringgold Record, 1893
DEATH of MRS. NANCY W. CRITCHFIELD
Died on Tuesday July,25, 1893, Mrs. Nancy CRITCHFIELD, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. M. E. MILLER in Mount Ayr, Iowa, aged
79 years, 5 months and 12 days. Mrs. CRITCHFIELD was born February 13, 1813 in Washington county Pennsylvania. She moved to
Knox county Ohio in 1858, and was married to Wilson (sic, should be Nelson) CRITCHFIELD March 24th, 1837. Nine children, four daughters and five sons,
sprang from the marriage. Two daughters and two sons died early in life. R. J., E. W. and W. H., sons and Mrs. Frank McGUGIN and
Mrs. M. E. MILLER, daughters, all of whom live in Ringgold county except Mrs. R. J. CRITCHFIELD who live at Weldon, Iowa.
She moved to Iowa in 1874. He husband died August 8th, 1878. She has been a christian and a member of the Christian church from
early womanhood. She took sick about five months ago, and during all the time had rich experiences of faith and hope, and passed
away in a good old age rejoicing in the hope of the glory of God. The funeral took place from the Christian church, Thursday July
27th, 1893, at 2 p.m. conducted by Rev. N. G. BROWN.
NOTE: Interment was made at Rose Hill Cemetery, Mount Ayr, Iowa.
Transcription and note by Sharon R. Becker, 2008
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