MUSCATINE COUNTY IOWA|
Source: REGISTER OF OLD SETTLERS , BOOK One, page 361
submitted by Tina Chown, Sept. 24, 2007
DEATH OF MRS. THOS. HANNA.
Oct. 14, 1892 (hand written)
The numerous friends of the venerable Mrs. Eliza A. Hanna, relict of the late Hon. Thos. Hanna, will be pained to hear that she passed away this morning at 12:40 o’clock at her home, No. 313 West Second street, after a protracted illness with a complication of ailments. The deceased was a native of Kentucky and a daughter of Samuel and Sarah (Morrison) Connor, both of whom were natives of Virginia and descendants of old revolutionary families. Aug. 31st 1842 at Rome, Ind., she was united in marriage to Mr. Hanna and their union was blessed with six children who grew to maturity: Hiram C., who served in the late civil war, in company H, of the 11th Iowa infantry, and who died in 1867 from disease brought on by exposure while in the service of his country; Esther E., wife of T. R. Fitzgerald, of this city; Mary D., who became the wife of Chas. Apperson, of Louisville, Ill., and who died in 1872; Jennie H. and Belle S., who have resided with their mother, and Kate G., wife of G. W. Weippert, of Chicago.
In 1856 she came to Iowa with her husband and located at Wilton, where the latter began the practice of law, and two years later they removed to Muscatine. Here Mrs. Hanna had continuously resided ever since, highly esteemed by all with whom she came in contact.
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