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Haynes, Sarah (Fine) Price 1808-1891


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Date: 4/18/2015 at 15:53:18

Died, at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. T. C. Medary, at Waukon, Iowa, on Thursday, May 7th, 1891, Mrs. Sarah A. Haynes, aged 83 years, 9 months, 22 days. Funeral services and interment at Lansing, Iowa, at 2 o'clock, Saturday, May 9th.
The above is the substance of a notice circulated here yesterday announcing the death of Grandma Haynes, a lady known to every man, woman and child of this vicinity. More extended obituary in our next.
(Lansing Mirror, 8 May 1891 P 3)

Death of Grandma Haynes.--- As briefly noted in these columns last week, the death of Mrs. Sarah A. Haynes occurred on the 7th inst. at the home of her daughter, Mrs. T. T. C. (sic) Medary, in Waukon. Interment was had in Oak Hill cemetery, in this place, on Saturday, Elder Houghton officiating. A large concourse of Lansing friends who for years had been intimately acquainted with deceased, gathered at the cemetery at the appointed hour to pay the last tribute to one who was highly respected in this community. Wherever the kind ministrations of one were needed in the sick room, or consolation required by those in distress, none could be found more willing to render aid than Grandma Haynes. Her many kindnesses will long linger in the memory of our people.

Sarah A. Fine was born in Berwick, Lucerne Co. Penn., July 15th, 1808. She moved to Ohio when young and resided in that state 27 years. Married to Geo. Price Aug. 18, 1828. Kept hotel in Dayton and also Galena, Ill., to which place they moved in 1844. Her husband died in 1850.

Married to A. J. Haynes, of Galena, Oct. 10th, 1858, and removed to a farm in French Creek township. Lived there several years and moved to Lansing. Mr. Haynes died Aug. 11th, 1884. Mrs. Haynes was the mother of twelve children by her first husband; all died while young except two, Fred P. Price, of Parsons, Kansas, and Mrs. T. C. Medary, of Waukon.

(Lansing Mirror 15 May 1891 P 3)


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