Le Mars Semi-Weekly Sentinel
Le Mars, Iowa
Friday, January 25, 1946
OBITUARY - MINERVA EMELINE CHASE POPLIN
1851 ~ 1946
Funeral services were held in Akron for Mrs. Minerva Emeline Chase Poplin, 94,
who died at Westfield in the home of her nephew and niece, Elmer and May
Harding. Interment was in Pleasant Valley Cemetery at Adaville.
Mrs. Poplin was born May 29, 1851, in Lee county, Iowa. When she was two years
old she moved with her parents to Wayne county, Iowa, where they lived on a
farm. From there the family moved west to Fremont county where Mrs. Poplin
grew to womanhood and later married James Poplin on September 2, 1870.
After their marriage they farmed a few years, then moved to Colorado where
they worked for a railroad construction company. She was employed as cook for
the men and her husband drove teams. After making several other moves, they
came to Plymouth county in 1880 and bought 80 acres of land. They lived there
until 1902 when they moved back to Corydon, la. The couple later moved to
Ringgold county where they resided until Mr. Poplin died.
She came to Westfield to live with relatives In February, 1931.
Submission by Doris Hoffman, December of 2010
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