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Dry, Isabella Alice (Taylor) 1870-1935

TAYLOR, DRY

Posted By: Bruce Atkinson (email)
Date: 10/26/2007 at 21:00:25

ISABELLA A. DRY CLAIMED BY DEATH
Deceased Has Been Resident Here Since 1885
Funeral Held Monday From Adaville U. B. Church
Mrs. Isabella A. Dry, a resident of this vicinity since 1885, died at her home on the Perry Creek at 9:45 a.m. February 28, 1935. She was 64 years, 2 months and 16 days of age at the demise.
Isabella Alice, oldest daughter of Robert and Margaret Taylor, was born December 12, 1870 at Lancaster, Wisconsin. In 1883 the family moved to Georgetown, Wis. and two years later came to Plymouth County, Iowa and settled near Merrill.
At the age of 14 years she was united with the United Brethren Church of Adaville.
On August 24, 1898 she was united in marriage with Chas. L. Dry of Palestine, Ill. To this union eight children were born, five sons and three daughters. Two sons preceded her in death.
Surviving her are Mrs. Ruth Frantz and Kenneth J. of Palestine, Ill; Leonard D. of Detroit, Mich.; Mrs. Hannah Leuer of Chicago, Ill., and George I. and Edna of Merrill, also one brother, J. Irwin Taylor and two sisters, Mrs. George Gabel of Merrill and Mrs. Frank Gabel of LeMars, and three grandchildren besides other relatives and friends.
The funeral was held Monday afternoon at 1:15 from the home and at 2 o'clock from the Adaville United Brethren Church, Rev. N. A. Hollingshead officiating. Nephews acted as pallbearers. She was laid to rest beside her mother. Barnett's Funeral Home had charge of the arrangements.

LeMars paper (LeMars, Plymouth County, Iowa) of 03/??/1935
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Mrs. Isabella A. Dry died at her home near Merrill, Iowa, at 9:45 a. m., February 28, 1935. Isabella Alice, oldest daughter of Robert and Margaret Taylor, was born December 12, 1870 at Lancaster, Wis. In 1883 the family moved to Georgetown, Wis., and two years later came to Plymouth County and settled on a farm near Merrill . At the age of 14 years she united with the United Brethren Church at Adaville. On August 24, 1898 she was united in marriage with Chas. L. Dry, Palestine, Ill. To this union eight children were born, five sons and three daughters, two sons preceding her in death.

Surviving her are Mrs. Ruth Frantz and Kenneth J., of Palestine, Ill.; Leonard D., of Detroit , Michigan; Hannah Leuer , of Chicago, Ill.; and George and Edna, of Merrill, one brother, J . Irwin Taylor and two sisters, Mrs. Geo. Gabel, of Merrill, and Mrs. Frank Gabel, of Le Mars, three grandchildren besides other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held at the Adaville U. B . Church , Rev. N. A . Hollingshead officiating. The remains were laid to rest in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery at Adaville.

Le Mars Semi-Weekly Sentinel
Tuesday, March 12, 1935
Le Mars, Iowa


 

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