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Annie E. Press, died 1877


Posted By: Sharyl Ferrall
Date: 2/14/2012 at 10:45:34

Died. Of Diphtheria, at the residence of [her] parents near Postville, Oct. 26th, 1887. Annie E. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. Press, aged seven years.
~Postville Review, Saturday November 10, 1877

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The following remarks on the deaths published last week [were] crowded out last week, but will be appropriate now:
Five days little Annie suffered from the terrible disease with which the community has become too familiar, when the welcome messenger came to bear her disembodied spirit to the Angel World. Realizing that death was near she said, then I'll go to be an angel, which thought is the mother's only comfort.

~Postville Review, Saturday November 17, 1877


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