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Kellogg, Olive Lavinia 1850 - 1919


Posted By: Doris Hoffman, Volunteer (email)
Date: 1/2/2011 at 20:16:54

Mrs. Kellogg, the aged mother of Mrs. Owen Taylor, died at the home her daughter, where she had been tenderly cared for the past few weeks, on Friday last.

Olive Lavinia Smith was born near Janesville, Wis., August 6, 1850, and died in Liberty Township Plymouth County, Iowa, May 23, 1919. She was married to Lucian F. Kellogg August 27, 1868, at Beloit, Wis., and shortly after their marriage the couple came west to Smithland, Ia., and lived successively in Wisconsin, Kansas and Iowa, again.

After the death of Mr. Kellogg in 1910, Mrs. Kellogg and her daughter, Harriet, lived in Le Mars and Merrill for some years, but she was brought to her daughter's home this spring when her serious condition became apparent.

Five children survive their mother—Harriet, Mrs. Alice Taylor and Artie, of this locality; George, of Sioux City, and Mrs. Ella Spencer, of Baxter, Kansas, Nine out of fifteen grandchildren and one great-grandchild survive.

A large concourse of neighbors and friends attended the funeral, which was held Sunday afternoon at the Adaville church, the regular pastor. Rev. Wilson, officiating. Interment was in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery, where Mr. Kellogg also buried.

The pallbearers were selected from the older residents of the community and were Oscar Carlson, Alfred Fry, Noah Knapp, Will Milner, Fred Minor and Chas Montague. Relatives from a distance attending Mrs. Kellogg’s funeral were G. C. Bowen, of Smithland: Mrs. Joe Weathers and Harry Weathers, of Anthon: Mrs. H. F. Timmerman, Mrs. Harry Sarvins, of Oto; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Nelson and Mr. and Mrs. Will Menus, of Hornick.

Akron Register Tribune
Thursday, May 29, 1919
Akron, Iowa


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