|Birth: ||Oct. 7, 1877|
|Death: ||Nov. 23, 1922|
The Huntington Herald
Thursday Evening, November 23, 1922
Page 1, Columns 1 & 2
MRS. SANDS DIES AFTER A NINE MONTH'S ILLNESS
Mrs. John P. Sands, forty-five years old, died Thursday morning at 8:05 o'clock at the family residence at 1241 Gay street. She had been in ailing health for nine months and had been seriously ill for ten weeks.
Mrs. Sands before her marriage was Dessie Leota Schermmerhorn. She was born October 7, 1877 in Lancaster township to Almern and Sarah Schermmerhorn. She married John P. Sands, July 2, 1898. To this union five children were born.
Surviving are the husband and children: Mrs. Calvin Winingham, Mrs. Cloe King, Virgil Sands, Freida Sands and Bessie Sands, all of this city. There are six grand children and four sisters, Mrs. W. O. Heindel of Rock Creek township, Mrs. E. O. Tharpe of Lancaster township, Mrs. Jesse Walter of Lancaster township and Mrs. Ella Eubank of Huntington.
Mrs. Sands was a member of the Church of God.
Funeral services will be held Sunday leaving the residence at 1:30 o'clock and going to Lancaster Church of Brethren for services and burial. The Rev. C. W. Johnston and the Rev. Arnold will be in charge. Burial will be at Lancaster.
Contributed by Lorena FAG # 46917011
Ammon C Schemerhorn (1852 - 1899)
Sarah Jane Fletcher Johnson (1856 - 1921)
John P. Sands (1874 - ____)
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Record added: Oct 14, 2011
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