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Nancy Rebecca Craun Landes
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Birth: May 16, 1833
Staunton
Augusta County
Virginia, USA
Death: Aug. 22, 1914
Williston
Williams County
North Dakota, USA

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Nancy was the daughter of Frederick Craun and Sarah (Fleshman) Craun of Staunton, Augusta County, Virginia. On December 20, 1852 she married Christian Landes and migrated with him first to Paris, Edgar County, Illinois, then on to the Deepwater area, Henry County, Missouri. Their son James Lee and then their daughter Augusta Virginia passed away there, and then Christian himself, after which time Nancy continued on with her sons Harve and Charley and daughter Clara Belle (with her infant Bessie) to Eureka, Greenwood County, Kansas. The men got jobs on the Collins Ranch outside Eureka, and Nancy Rebecca and Clara Belle took in washing and ironing in town until they, too, got hired on at the Collins Ranch. Charley returned to Henry County, Missouri and settled there, and after Clara Belle married and settled in Greenwood County, Kansas, Nancy Rebecca joined her son Harve in his travels to Montana and North Dakota.
-Lila Cole
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OBITUARY:
Nancy R. Craun was born in Virginia in 1832. At the age of 20, she was united in marriage to Christian Landes. To this union six children were born, three boys and three girls. Two of these children have died. Mrs. Landes passed away at the home of her son W.H. Landes Saturday August 23, 1914. The obsequies took place in the Methodist Episcopal Church on Thursday, 1:45 P.M. August 23, 1914. Rev E. Lewis Wall officiated. The choir sang two beautiful selections. Her son W.H. Landes and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren were present, the other children detained at their homes in other states. The deceased was a member of the Christian denomination. "Precious be her memory when she goeth down to the grave."
-from the Williston Graphic, August 27, 1914
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 Parents:
  Frederick Craun (1786 - 1864)
  Sarah Fleshman Craun (1791 - 1869)
 
 Spouse:
  Christian Landes (1828 - 1870)
 
 Children:
  Augusta Virginia Landes (1856 - 1873)*
  Charles Marion Landes (1858 - 1939)*
  Sarah Elizabeth Ellen Landes Decker (1862 - 1924)*
  Clara Belle Landes Key (1865 - 1947)*
  James Leroy Landes (1868 - 1874)*
 
 Sibling:
  Fredrick Craun (1829 - 1881)*
  Nancy Rebecca Craun Landes (1833 - 1914)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Williston Cemetery
Williston
Williams County
North Dakota, USA
 
Created by: Lila Cole
Record added: Jun 27, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92688780
 


- Lila Cole
 Added: Jun. 27, 2012
 
 
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