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McKinley - Jemima Davis

Source: Crawfordsville Review 24 Aug 1914 p 1

Mrs. Jemima McKinley aged 81 years wife of Wesley McKinley died at her home on the corner of Sheridan Drive and Fremont Street Saturday afternoon at 5 o’clock of the infirmities of old age. Mrs. McKinley was a daughter of Randolph Davis, one of the early pioneers of this county and was born in Brown Township in this county, and was a sister of Jacob, Isaac, Thompson and John L. Davis. She grew to womanhood in the old Davis Home and was a part of that early pioneer life that fixed indelible impression in the life and welfare of the county . Mrs. McKinley is the last member of the family of his large family to die. Her long life was full of doing good works and she will be remembered in kindness by a large circle of friends. No children were born to Mr. and Mrs. McKinley and her husband and nieces and nephews survive. The funeral will be conducted at the late home this afternoon at 2 o’clock and will be in charge of Rev. Pratt. The burial will be in the Masonic Cemetery. - kbz

Source: Crawfordsville Daily Journal 24 August 1914

Mrs. Jemima McKinley, 81 years old, died at her home, east Fremon Street Saturday afternoon at 5. Infirmities of age causing her demise. The deceased was born in Brown Township, Montgomery County and had resided in this county all her life. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Randolph Davis. Her husband, Wesley McKinney, survives. No children were born to them. Funeral services were held this afternoon at two from the late home with burial in Masonic cemetery. - kbz (thanks to Kim for sending it my way)
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