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Obituary ~ Mary Ann (Crosson) Craigo
February 16, 1822 ~ January 07, 1901

Leon Reporter
Leon, Decatur County, Iowa

MORTUARY

MARY ANN CROSSON, was born in Fayette County, Indiana, Feb. 16, 1822, and died at the residence of her son, JAMES CRAIGO, in Garden Grove, Iowa, Jan. 7, 1901. She was married to DANIEL CRAIGO, Oct. 25, 1838, in the county in which she was born. To this union thirteen children were born, eight of whom are living, five having passed away before her.

She with her husband moved to Eddyville, Ia., in 1858, afterwards to Allerton. She leaves an aged husband and eight children to mourn the loss of a kind, aflectionate, loving and Christian mother. Funeral services were held at the residences of her son Wednesday afternoon at two o’clock, conducted by Rev. J. Q. HALL and her remains laid to rest in the Garden Grove Cemetery.

CARD OF THANKS

– We desire to express our deepest gratitude to the many friends who assisted us during the sickness and death of our beloved mother.

JAMES CRAIGO AND FAMILY

Transcription & submission by Sara Rose Joan LeFleur

Decatur County Journal
Leon, Decatur County, Iowa
January 10, 1901

MRS. MARY N. CRAIGO, the aged mother of NATHAN CRAIGO, died at Garden Grove Monday afternoon and was buried the following day.

NATHAN, FRANK and LULU CRAIGO attended the funeral.

Copied by Nancee(McMurtrey)Seifert, iggy29@scican.net
Sunday, July 08, 2001