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Elizabeth Markle (1816-1884)


Posted By: Ken Wright (email)
Date: 1/27/2010 at 20:22:11

Jackson Sentinel, Maquoketa, Iowa, May 8, 1884


MARKLE-On Thursday morning, Mrs. Elizabeth Markle, in the 68th year of her age.

The deceased was the daughter of the late Mrs. Mary Buckham, and was born in Sutley Parish, Durham County, England, July 19, 1816 and in 1818 came to Canda with her parents.

At the early age of 16 she was married to the late Alexander Markle and was the mother of seven children, three of whom are now living-Miss Emily J. Markle of Maquoketa; Mr. James W. Markle, of Omaha, Nebraska; Mrs. Mary L. Freer, of Mt. Vernon, Iowa. She came to Iowa in 1850, settling in Bridgeport, and in 1857 came to Maquoketa. Her husband died in 1868. She was a member of the Methodist Church.


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