|Birth: ||Nov. 1, 1843|
|Death: ||Feb. 12, 1915|
COLLINSV ILLE DEATH
MRS. J. L. KINGSBURY SUMMONED
BY THE DEATH ANGEL.
The Funeral Will Be Sunday Afternoon at Presbyterian Church.
The death of Mrs. J. L. Kingsbury yesterday at her country home a mile and a half north of Colllnsville marked the passing of a member of one of the oldest Madison county families. Her parents came to Madison county from Kentucky In the late 40's and her first husband's folks were pioneers whose period of residence here dates back to the beginning of the last century. Mrs. Kingsbury had been an Invalid for years but it was not until two weeks ago that she became seriously or dangerously ill. A week ago. however, her condition being manifestly worse, the only daughter was sent for and members of the family realized the end was not far distant.
The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Presbyterian church In Collinsville where Rev. Harry Helneoke, the pastor, will hold charge. Burial will be In the Glenwood cemetery at Colllnsville.
Mrs. Kingsbury who formerly was Miss Nancy Ann Dwyer, was born in New Haven, Kentucky, November 1, 1843. She died near Colllnsville, February 12, 1915 at 10:30 a, m, When Mrs. Kingsbury was but a small child the family moved Into Madison county, settling in the American bottoms west of Collinsville.
Mrs. Kingsbury was first married October 8, 1863 at Collinsville to Henry Harkelroad, son of Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Harkelroad, pioneer residents of the county. One child a daughter, was born of the union. She is now Mrs. Ida Nicholson, of Tulsa, Okla., wife of George F. Nicholson, the former Kansas City cement manufacturer. Henry Harkelroad died at Collinsville, October 7, 1869. Mrs. Kingsbury was again married December 12, 1880 to J. L. Kingsbury. Her husband, Mrs. Nicholson and a step- son, Harry Kingsbury, survive Mrs. Kingsbury.
For the past half century Mrs. Kingsbury has been an active member of the Presbyterian church at Collinsville. She was a woman who made friends with everyone and Mrs. Kingsbury will long be remembered as one of the most kindly dispositions residents of Colllnsville or vicinity.
Henry Harkleroad (1837 - 1869)*
Jacob L Kingsbury (1847 - 1931)*
Created by: Richard Harkleroad
Record added: May 28, 2012
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