Source: Crawfordsville Journal Friday Aug 15, 1919
Anna Jane McIntire was born in Clinton County, New York Nov 12, 1836. Her parents, Richard and Rachel Webster Davidson came from County Armough Belfast, Ireland about the year of 1831 to the state of NY remaining there about 8 years, moving then to Fairfield County, Ohio. WIth a family of six children they came to Montgomery County in the year of 1841 and settled on a farm north of Crawfordsville moving in a short time to this home wher ethey spent the remainder of their lives. Father died October 1866, mother died living to the age of 94 years. Died March 7, 1904.
Aunt Jane lived at home lived at home until married to William McIntire, March 1, 1854. Mr. McIntire died March 31, 1891.
Being alone she came back home and remained with her brother, Fletcher Davidson until the present time,. Departing this life on Aug 7, 1919 aged 82 years 8 months 25 days. She was the third child of a family of 8 children. Five of them who have passed to the great beyond. She leaves to mourn the loss of a dear sister Mrs. Levi Thomas of New Richmond and Mrs. James Fleming of north of Crawfordsville and one brother, Fletcher Davidson. Several nephews and nieces. She had no children of her own but she was the mother of several other children and she raised Mrs. PM Brown now of Long Beach, Calif whom she loved as an own daughter and she has been a mother to Mattie and Richard Davidson who lost their mother when they were small, Mattie died 15 years ago aged 4, Richard being only 18 months old when Aunt Jane came home. She was always thinking of the comforts of others. NO one ever heard her say an unkind word of any one. No better woman ever lived
She never united with any church, but died in full faith that her savior would receive her. She often expressed her willingness to enter her eternal home where there is no pain or suffering.
We wish to thank the many neighbors and friend during the long illness of our dear sister. Also the minster, Rev. WD Headrick the singers and the floral offerings -- Mrs. Levi Thomas; Mrs. James Fleming, Fletcher Davidson ....transcribed by kbz