KENNISTON, Mary 1841-1924
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 3/15/2015 at 07:37:23
Resided in Grundy County 62 Years; Died Last Friday
Mrs. Mary Kenniston, Of Dike, Died At Home Of Her Son
Was Earliest Grant Settler
Second Death in Kenniston Family Takes Place Four Days Later
Mrs. Mary Kenniston died at the home of her son, Walter, three miles southeast of Dike, last Friday. Old age was the cause of her death. She was 82 years old.
Mrs. Kenniston was the oldest settler in Grant township. She came there sixty-two years ago and excepting for a time when she made her home in Reinbeck she lived there continually.
Funeral services were held at the home of her son Walter yesterday. Interment was made in the Bogart cemetery north of Reinbeck.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 16 October 1924, pg 1
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