|Birth: ||Jul. 15, 1832|
|Death: ||Sep. 4, 1917|
September 7, 1917, Petersburg Illinois Observer "Died, Tuesday, September 4, 1917, Mrs. Mary Ann Adams, nee Nance, wife of B.H. Adams, aged 85 years, 1 month, and 19 days. She was married to B.H. Adams in the year 1851. To this union were born seven children, Manerva Jane, George W., Elmina Clarinda, Jacob, Elizabeth, and Lula. They have all preceded her to the other world except John W.
She was converted 60 years ago and joined the Cumberland Presbyterian church at Lebanon, later uniting with the Petersburg Cumberland Presbyterian church. She leaves a sorrowing husband, one son, one sister, sixteen grandchildren, and 23 great grandchildren, and a host of friends.
She has been an invalid for five years but she has borne her affliction with great patience and Christian fortitude. She cast rays of sunlight across the pathway of all who came in contact with her. The funeral was conducted at the Cumberland Presbyterian church by her pastor, Rev. E.F. Meier, assisted by Rev. E. Worth, this afternoon. Interment at Rose Hill cemetery."
George Washington Nance (1798 - 1889)
Elizabeth Martin Nance (1799 - 1881)
Barnabas H. Adams (1831 - 1922)*
George W Adams (____ - 1856)*
Elmina F Adams (____ - 1860)*
Lewis Melville Nance (1827 - 1898)*
Sarah Nance Alkire (1828 - 1905)*
Mary Ann Nance Adams (1832 - 1917)
Rose Hill Cemetery
Plot: Original Section 3, Lot 216
Created by: Mark Johnson
Record added: Mar 28, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50360454
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