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Obituary ~ Elizabeth (Gammill) Cozad
April 26, 1846 ~ January 13, 1917

Leon Reporter
Leon, Decatur County, Iowa
Thursday, January 18, 1917, Page 8

Mrs. Aaron Cozad.

Elizabeth Gammill, daughter of James and Anne Gammill, was born April 26, 1846, at New Lisbon, Ohio, and moved with her parents to Jefferson county, Iowa, in 1850, and to Decatur county in 1853, growing to womanhood at Spring Valley.

She was married to Aaron Cozad, March, 1871. To this union was born one daughter, Hattie A. Cozad of Des Moines.

The deceased also has four brothers and one sister who survive her: J. M. of Stockville, Neb., Samuel F. of Dickens, Neb., M. E. of Harrisburg, Colorado, M. A. and Miss Alice of Leon, Iowa.

In early life she united with the Christian church.

For the last twenty years she has been in poor health and died at Clarinda, Iowa, on January 13, 1917.

Funeral services were conducted from the home of Miss Alice Gammill on Tuesday, January 16th, at 10:30 by Henry Esch, pastor of the Leon Christian church. Interment was in the Spring Valley cemetery.

Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, March of 2015