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Esther Jane Kensinger 1858-1923

KENSINGER, REED, MELSON

Posted By: Sharon Elijah (email)
Date: 9/18/2017 at 09:35:48

19 December 1923 - The Tipton Conservative

KENSINGER - Esther Jane Reed was born in Union county, Iowa, March 3, 1858, and died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Clara Melson, Dec. 12, 1923, at the age of 65 years, 9 months and 9 days.

She was united in marriage to Jacob A. Kensinger in September, 1877, and to this union three children were born--Frank, David and Clara, all living in the vicinity of Tipton. One son, John H., was adopted by the family. Mr. Kensinger died on May 19, 1922. Since then she has made her home with her children.

There are left to mourn her death her three children, thirteen grandchildren, one brother, three sisters and a host of friends.

Mrs. Kensinger was a kind, loving mother and friend. She was a patient sufferer, always mindful of those about her, and a host of friends join with the children in mourning her demise.

Funeral services were conducted by Rev. A. W. Straub from the Melson home on Saturday at 10:30 and interment was made in the Masonic cemetery.


 

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