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Jan. 9, 1919
Shellsburg's Oldest Citizen Passes Away
Henry Hanover

Shellsburg, Jan 8-Henry Hanover, Shellsburg's oldest citizen, passed away at his home Monday, following a stroke of apoplexy. He was born in New York and was 82 years old at the time of his death. For many years his conducted a small grocery store. He is survived by his wife and the following children; Mrs Ed Hoagland, Center Point; Mrs Earl Copenhaver, Monticello; Mrs Fred Ashlock, Palo; Mrs Roy Rambo, Mrs. William Stark, Mrs Jack Lint, Mrs Emmit Lint all of Shellsburg and Harry of Waterloo, Frank of Cedar Rapids and George of Vinton.

Funeral services will be held at the Baptist church Wednesday afternoon conducted by Rev. Bryden, Interment will be in Oakwood cemetery.

{Submitter comment: Clipping by Martha Long}

Submitted on 23-Mar-2010 by
Sheryl Mason Reynolds, Deneren@aol.com

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Jan 28, 1922
Death Comes After Illness of a Week
Mary Casey Hanover

Mrs. Mary Casey Hanover Passes Away at Shellsburg

Shellsburg Jan 27-Special; Mrs Mary Casey Hanover was born in Virginia Sept 20, 1845, and passed away in Shellsburg Jan. 24, following a week's serious illness with heart trouble. Mrs. Hanover came here when a young married woman, the husband. Henry Hanover, passed away three years ago. They were the parents of twelve children. James, Marry and Mrs. Cora Stark are deceased, Mrs. Hanover was a member of the United Brethren church.

The children who survive are; George of Vinton, Frank of Cedar Rapids, Mrs. Stella Hoagland, Center Point; Mrs. Maude Kopenhaver, Mechianicsville; Mrs. Nellie Lint and Mrs. Anna Line, Shellsburg; Mrs. Mary Ashlock and Mrs. Nora Rambo, Shellsburg, and Ray who resided at home. There are seventeen grandchildren. A brother, John Casey, resides in Cherokee. The sisters are Mrs. Lizzie Moody, Des Moines, Mrs. Tillie Green of Missouri. Funeral services will be held Friday at the home, conducted by the Rev, Byden of Hudson. Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery.

{Submitter comment: Clipping by Martha Long}

Submitted on 23-Mar-2010 by
Sheryl Mason Reynolds, Deneren@aol.com

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