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Lucy Catherine "Kit" Cornwell Spivey
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Birth: Dec. 18, 1853
Oblong
Crawford County
Illinois, USA
Death: Nov. 17, 1934
Hutsonville
Crawford County
Illinois, USA

Lucy Catherine, daughter of Christopher and Amanda Cornwell, was born Dec. 18, 1853 in Oblong township, Crawford Co, IL, and passed out of this life Nov. 17 at the home of her grandson, Deline Leonard near Hutsonville. She was aged 80 years, 10 months and 20 days.

On Feb. 15th, 1871, she was united in marriage to Axiom Spivey of Melrose. Tho this union was born the following children, Wilbert, Abigail Amanda, Henry Wilkens, Electa Jane, Bertha Ann, Nora D., Ideana, Ernest, Lottie, Callie Vernie and four dying in infancy.

She spent the greater part of her life in Crawford and Clark Counties where she was well and favorable known by a large circle of friends and relatives. She was a kind and indulgent wife and mother and her chief interests were in her home and in her devotions to her God. At an early age, she united with the Church of God at Melrose, living a consistent christian life, attending the services and entering into the activities of her church whenever possible.

She leaves to mourn her loss, two brothers, Wheeler Cornwell of Bushong, Kansas, Christopher Cornwell and two sisters, Caroline Belt of St. Louis, Jane Roberts of Pueblo, Colo., five children, twenty-two grandchildren and eighteen great grandchildren. Her husband and companion preceded her in death on May 2nd, 1934. The last few years of her life she spent living among her children by whom she will be greatly missed.

The funeral service was held at the M. E. Church Monday afternoon with Rev. H. Murray of Robinson in charge. Burial was made in the Bradbury Cemetery.

Source: Hutsonville (IL) Herald, Friday, Nov. 23, 1934

She was buried 19 November 1934. 
 
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 Parents:
  Christopher Cornwell (1826 - 1863)
  Amanda Jane Oakley Cornwell (1829 - 1895)
 
 Spouse:
  Axiom Spivey (1852 - 1934)*
 
 Children:
  Abigail Amanda Spivey Hedden (1873 - 1903)*
  Henry Wilkins Spivey (1876 - 1954)*
  Electa Jane Spivey Stanfield (1879 - 1963)*
  Bertha Ann Spivey Graham (1881 - 1902)*
  Idessa Spivey (1886 - ____)*
  Ernest Spivey (1888 - 1958)*
 
 Siblings:
  George Washington Cornwell (1848 - 1932)*
  Nancy Caroline Cornwell Belt (1850 - 1940)*
  Amanda Jane Cornwell Maring (1852 - 1939)*
  Lucy Catherine Cornwell Spivey (1853 - 1934)
  John William Cornwell (1855 - 1904)*
  Stephen Rector Cornwell (1860 - 1927)*
  James Wheeler Cornwell (1863 - 1939)*
  Christopher Columbus Cornwell (1864 - 1961)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
West York Cemetery
Crawford County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Cindy Cornwell McCachern
Record added: Jul 07, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28095775
Lucy Catherine Kit <i>Cornwell</i> Spivey
Added by: Cindy Cornwell McCachern
 
Lucy Catherine Kit <i>Cornwell</i> Spivey
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