Ringgold Record, 1877
DIED--Sept. 3d, 1877 at home in Jefferson Township Eliza"Let me die the death of the righteous,
J[ane]. HEATON, wife of Edward B. HEATON in the 46th year of her age.
The deceased was born in Warren Co. O[hio, 1832]. from which State she removed with her family to Jefferson Co. this State in A.D.
1856. Her disease was consumption which she bore with great fortitude and Christian resignation. She had been for years a
consistent member of the M. E. Church. Her death was triumphant.
and let my last end be like His."
A husband and three children mourn her departure, but they sorrow not as
those that have no hope.
NOTE: Edward B. HEATON, husband of Eliza Jane, was born in 1832. He served during the Civil War as a 1st Lieutenant with
Company C of the 30th Iowa Volunteer Infantry. Edward died on September 9, 1910. Edward and Eliza Jane HEATON were interred
at Centenary Cemetery near Knowlton, Ringgold County, Iowa.
Hurst HEATON, youngest son of Eliza Jane and Edward B., died in 1883 of spinal meningitis with interment at Centenary Cemetery.
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