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McInnis, Hannah 1846 - 1931


Posted By: Doris Hoffman, Volunteer (email)
Date: 1/12/2012 at 12:39:25

Note: Her maiden name is Ross as stated in her husband’s, Angus McInnis, obituary.


Aged Resident of This County is Laid To Rest In Plymouth Cemetery Today

The funeral of Mrs. Hannah McInnis, 85 years, 1 month and 19 days of age, who died at the home of her son, A. McInnis, in Johnson Township, was held this afternoon at 2 o’clock from the Presbyterian Church at Crathorne, Rev. W. E. Smith officiating. Burial was made in the Plymouth Township cemetery, Beely’s funeral director in charge.

Mrs. McInnis passed away Tuesday.

She was born in Nova Scotia, Canada, on April 17, 1846.

Le Mars Globe Post
Thursday, May 28, 1931
Le Mars, Iowa
[Another Obituary]

Death claimed Mrs. Hannah McInnis aged 86 years, a resident of Crathorne vicinity, Plymouth County, for nearly sixty years at her home Tuesday. Mrs. McInnis had been in failing health since last September and was unable to withstand an attack of pneumonia, which was given as the cause of death.

Mrs. McInnis came to Le Mars when a young woman, her husband, Angus McInnis, locating and in Johnson Township in 1871 where his wife and three little children joined him the following year and laid the foundation of a home.

Hannah Ross was born April 17, 1846, a t Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, where she grew to young womanhood and when eighteen years of age was married to Angus McInnis. He departed this life twenty-six years ago . Mrs. McInnis continued to live on the farm with her children. She and her husband encountered the drawbacks met by the early settlers and attained competence and happiness.

Mrs. McInnis was widely known and was one of the best of women, respected and admired by everybody who knew her. She was one of the pioneer women who ably helped their husbands and sons in the development of the land and in religious and social up building of the community. She was the mother of nine children, all of whom are living, together with descendants to the fifth generation. One brother, Alexander Ross, lives at Wessington , S. D.

The children are Murdock McInnis, Akron; Mrs. Jas. Major, Huron, S. D ; John, of Wessington, South Dakota; Mrs. L. F . Taylor, Westfield; Will McInnis , Sioux Falls, S. D.; Mrs. Frank Port. Washington Township; Mrs. Ernest Ostrom, Eagle Lake, Minn.; Mrs. Chas. Richards, Brunsville, and A. J. McInnis with whom she lived on the old homestead. She leaves grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.

Six of her grandsons acted as pallbearers at the funeral held Thursday afternoon at the Plymouth Presbyterian church. Rev. W. E . Smith officiating. The remains were laid to rest in the Crathorne cemetery in the family burying ground.

Le Mars Semi-Weekly Sentinel
Friday, May 29, 1931
Le Mars, Iowa


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