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Mary Nelson Gragg
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Birth: Jul. 19, 1833
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Mar. 30, 1910
Schuyler County
Illinois, USA

Wife of John Gragg.
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The funeral of Mrs. Mary Nelson Gragg, wife of John Gragg, of near Pleasantview, was held on Thursday of last week at the M.E. Church in that village, conducted by the pastor, C. W. Haney. The interment was at the Boling cemetery. The following obituary sketch was read at the services: Mary Nelson was born in Alleghany County, PA., July 19, 1833; came with her parents to Schuyler county in 1839; was married to John Gragg October 21, 1853, and died at her late home near Pleasantview March 30, 1910. Mrs. Gragg was an affectionate wife and mother, a kind neighbor, ever ready to assist others in sickness.In her youth she identified herself with the Methodist Church, and during the many weeks of suffering from sickness she was calm, with a perfect resignation to the will of God. Her husband and children, except one daughter, who lives in the far west, and her only sister were constantly at her bedside, and the patient mother fully appreciated the tenderness and care she received.On Wednesday, March 30, at 11 o'clock a.m., her spirit passed quietly away to the better land, where there is no sickness or death. She has left a husband, three sons - Geo. W., Fred and A.V.; two daughters, Mrs. Ada Ward of Bainbridge township and Mrs. Rose Luxenburger of Spokane, Wa., and thirteen grandchildren; also three brothers - Andrew H. of Pleasantview, Teel of Littleton and Augustus Nelson of Santa Barbara, CA., and one sister, Mrs. Eliza Cordell of Industry.

SOURCE: Rushville Times, April 7, 1910.
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"US CENSUS 1900"
Name: Mary Gragg
Titles & Terms:
Residence: Bainsbridge Township, Schuyler, Illinois
Birth Date: Jul 1833
Birthplace: Penn
Relationship to Head of Household: Wife
Spouse: John Gragg
Spouse's Titles & Terms:
Spouse's Birthplace: Ohio
Father:
Father's Titles & Terms:
Father's Birthplace: Penn
Mother:
Mother's Titles & Terms:
Mother's Birthplace: Penn
Race or Color (expanded): White
Head-of-household Name: John Gragg
Gender: Female
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 47
Estimated Marriage Year: 1853
Mother How Many Children: 10
Number Living Children: 5
Immigration Year:
Enumeration District: 0069
Page: 5
Sheet Letter: B
Family Number: 101
Reference Number: 69
Film Number: 1240344
Image Number: 00000404
Household Gender Age
Spouse John Gragg M
Mary Gragg F

SOURCE: US Federal Census,1900.
Source [link]: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MSHV-RRD
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  John Gragg (1827 - 1912)
 
 Children:
  Henry C Gragg (1854 - 1855)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Row 5.
 
Burial:
Boling Cemetery
Bainbridge Township
Schuyler County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Robert Kuhmann
Record added: May 03, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89523150
Mary <i>Nelson</i> Gragg
Added by: Lynn Carroll
 
Mary <i>Nelson</i> Gragg
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