Ringgold Record, 1882
NOTICE of DEATH.
DIED--Miss Thirza HALL, at her home in Benton township, Ringgold county Iowa, November 1st 1882, age about 21 years.
After a lingering illness of about three years, that dreadful disease, consumption, claimed its victim. She was loved and
honored by everyone who knew her. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. D. B. HIMEBAUGH. She was buried at the
Marshalltown cemetery [near Benton] by the side of her mother, who was a victim of the same disease. The grief stricken
family have the sympathy of the entire neighborhood.
NOTE: Thirza was the daughter of Thomas Milton HALL and his first wife, Mary Ann, who had died 1868. Thirza's gravestone
is in error. She was born September 20, 1861 and was 20 years, 7 months, and 20 days old at the time of her death.
Thomas Milton HALL was born September 8, 1828, and died December 29, 1912, Benton, Ringgold County. Mary Ann HALL was born September 29, 1836, and died
February 7, 1868, Benton, Iowa.
Thirza's brother Samuel Stewart HALL was born in Benton on December 26, 1857, and
died October 29, 1931, Benton, Iowa. He married in Benton on February 23, 1879 to Sarah Jane HUTCHISON. They were the parents of
Etta May; Frederick McKendra; James Stewart; John Thomas; Mary Evaline; Rebecca Ann; Samuel Glenn; Cora Margaret (1892-1973), wife of Fred D. LANE (1890-1966); and Albert Milton (1898-1955), husband of Cora Amanda (FERTIG) (1903-1997).
Transcription and note by Sharon R. Becker, 2008
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