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Mrs. Rebecca Proudfoot


Posted By: Rebecca Foster (email)
Date: 8/20/2014 at 09:12:31



At 9 o'clock last Wednesday morning, at her home, in Lincoln township, occurred the death of Mrs. Rebecca Proudfoot, at the age of 90 years. The deceased was born near Baltimore, Md., but removed with her parents to Pennsylvania during her childhood. In 1861 she removed with her husband to Iowa and settled near this city, where she has been a resident ever since. Her husband, Richard J. Proudfoot, died twenty years ago. Three daughters, Mrs. Emma Baker and Mrs. Osborn, of this vicinity, and mrs. Douglass, of Cheyenn, Wyo., who, with two sons, Mathias, at home and Richard of this city survive her. The funeral services will be held today from Zion's church near Le Claire. Interment will be in the Zion cemetery.

Source: Davenport Daily Republican, Davenport, IA, 04 January 1895.


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