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Anna Miles Herndon
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Birth: Mar. 1, 1836
Menard County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jan. 8, 1893

2nd wife of Wm Herndon, Lincoln's law partner in Springfield.

Note: date of death on tombstone is one day later than stated in her published obituary.

Died, Saturday, Jan. 7, at her residence near Chincapin Hill, Mrs. Anna Miles Herndon, in the 57th year of her age. Mrs. Herndon was the widow of the late William H. Herndon, who is well known in local history as the former law partner of Abraham Lincoln.

The deceased was born near Petersburg, in Menard county, March 1, 1836, and had resided in Sangamon county for a period of about twenty six years. She was left a widow in March, 1891, by the death of Mr. Herndon, and had resided at her late home, since that time. She is survived by two daughters, Nina Bell and Minnie, who lived with their mother.

The funeral will be at the residence and the interment will be in Oak Ridge cemetery.

Illinois State Journal, Springfield, IL, Sunday, 1-8-1893, p. 4

Family links: 
  George Uriah Miles (1796 - 1882)
  Jane McCoy Miles (1796 - 1890)
  William Henry Herndon (1819 - 1891)
  Nina Belle Herndon Cox (1865 - 1901)*
  William Miles Herndon (1870 - 1891)*
  Minnie Herndon Ballard (1875 - 1935)*
*Calculated relationship
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Block 14, 41
Created by: Tony Cannon
Record added: Oct 31, 2004
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Anna <i>Miles</i> Herndon
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Rest in a garden of peace, Anna.
- Lois Maxey Storm
 Added: Oct. 12, 2013

- Kay Herndon-Foglesong
 Added: Feb. 21, 2013
How heavy your heart with sorrow must have been that day in March 1891. God bless you for the suffering you endured. RIP, Anna.
 Added: Sep. 2, 2010
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