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Attrill, Esther 1855 - 1917


Posted By: Doris Hoffman, Volunteer (email)
Date: 1/15/2011 at 16:24:34

Mrs. Harry Attrill of Adaville, a pioneer resident of that vicinity, died Sunday morning at her home, after a long and painful illness, of Bright’s disease.

She was highly esteemed in that community. Several children survive.

Funeral services were held Tuesday in the Adaville church and interment was mad in the cemetery there.

Akron Register Tribune
Thursday, March 1, 1917
Akron, Iowa

Mrs. Harry Attrill, of Adaville, died Sunday morning after a lingering illness lasting over a year. Several times during; the past year seemingly only a thin veil separated her spirit from the heavenly world, friends would be sent for, but her wonderful vitality kept, her from passing on and she would recover quite nicely. About, two weeks ago she took another turn for the worse and Sunday morning she gave up and her soul was ushered into eternity.

The funeral services were held yesterday in the U. B. Church at Adaville and her body was laid to rest in the quiet church yard nearby.

Mrs. Attrill was a splendid woman, hospitable and kind to everyone and many from near and far attended the funeral to and show their respect to the memory of a faithful friend.

Le Mars Semi-Weekly Sentinel
Tuesday, March 6, 1917
Le Mars, Iowa
NOTE: Esther Stinton was born on June 21, 1855, to Joseph and Esther Stinton. On January 11, 1883, she married Harry Attrill, Sr.
DICTIONARY NOTE: Bright’s Disease is an inflammation of the kidneys.
~Notes compiled by descendant, Janis Taberna


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