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Mrs. Clemens P. Dunton 1842-1916


Posted By: cheryl Locher moonen (email)
Date: 9/27/2019 at 12:54:38


Mrs. Clemens P. Dunton passed away at her home on the West side Monday afternoon, following an illness which extended over many years. Funeral services were held at the family home this afternoon at one o'clock and interment was made in the cemetery on the farm at one time owned by the family, in Milo township. Rev. J. Frank Moore of Waterloo conducted the services.

Ann Jenette Moshler was born in Naples, Ontario county, New York, November 12th, 1842, and came west with her parents in 1854, and resided continuously in Delaware county since that time. She was married to Horace O. Stowe in Dubuque in 1861. Mr. Stowe died April 16th 1873.

On May 7th 1876, she was united in marriage with Clemmens P. Dunton, then of Milo township. Mrs. Dunton is survived by her husband, and three children, namely; Orr E. Stowe and Ole C. Dunton, both of Manchester and Mrs. Allie Winnard, of Heppner, Oregon. She also leaves one sister, Mrs. Frances Steele of Strawberry Point. One daughter, Lillie May Stowe, died in Manchester March 28th, 1910.

Mrs. Dunton's death removes one of the pioneer women of the county. She and her family were among the early settlers of the Bailey's Ford country. She was a kind-hearted woman, giving freely of her strength to minister to the members of her family and friends.

Manchester Democrat - Manchester, Iowa - October 4, 1916
Manchester Democrat, Wednesday, Aug 19, 1914, Manchester, IA, Page: 2

Miss Marie Winnard of Heppner, Oregon, arrived in the city last week and will make her home during the coming school year with her grandparents, Mrs. and Mrs. C. P. Dunton. Miss Winnard will attend the High School in Manchester this year.


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