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Eva Ann Shambaugh 1830-1915


Posted By: Sharon Elijah (email)
Date: 6/5/2023 at 14:25:47

June 28, 1915 - The Clinton Advertiser

Funeral services for Mrs. E. A. Shambaugh, who died Saturday forenoon, were held this morning at 11 o'clock.

Eva Ann Rassler was born in Carlisle, Penn., on August 15, 1830. She was married on March 10, 1853 to John Shambaugh, also a native of Carlisle. On their wedding journey, they came as pioneers to Clinton county, Iowa, traveling down the Ohio and up the Mississippi by boat. They made their home on a farm near Elvira, where they lived until after the death of Mr. Shambaugh. Mrs. Shambaugh moved to Clinton in 1893.

She had ten children, four of whom are still living, Herbert and Mrs. Roger Mahon of Clinton, Dr. G. E. Shambuagh of Chicago and Professor Benjamin F. Shambaugh, of Iowa City.

S. R. Shambaugh, well known in this city, who died in January, was her oldest son.

The funeral services were in charge of Rev. H. J. Rendall and burial took place at Elvira.


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