|Death: ||Jan. 3, 1904|
The many friends of Mrs. Elizabeth Dawson in this city and Smith's Ferry, will be shocked to learn of her death, which occurred at her home Sunday morning (January 3, 1904), about six o'clock. Her son, Harry Dawson, who is carrier on R. F. D. No. 2 out of Smith's Ferry, Pa., lived with her on the old home farm , which lies to the left, o the top of Little Beaver creek hill, on the road to Ohioville. This has been her home for many years. Deceased was about seventy years of age. She was taken ill on Tursday, of last week, with neuralgia of the stomach, but it was not surmised that she was dangerously ill. Saturday night she grew much worse. Very few of her friends were aware of her illness.
Funeral of Mrs. Dawson.
The funeral services of Mrs. Thomas Dawson, whose death was noted in yesterday's Tribune, will be held at the home of Harry Dawson in Smith's Ferry at 10 o'clock today. Rev. Hill will officiate. Interment in Spring Grove cemetery.
The deceased was 66 years of age and died of inflammation of the stomach after a short illness. She was born in Noblestown, Pa., and was reared at Hookstown, her maiden name being Elizabeth Harsha. After her marriage to Thomas Dawson she went to Illinois, where he died in 1865. She then returned to Pennsylvania and has since been living with her children and brothers and sisters. For some tie she had been at the home of harry Dawson where the illness terminating in her death was contracted, She was highly esteemed by all who knew her.
She is survived by two children, Harry Dawson and Mrs. James Goddes of Deadwood, South Dakota; by three brothers, J. W. Harsha of Washington, D. C., James Harsha, Soldier's Home at Dayton, Ohio, and W. ? Harsha of East End; and by two sisters, Mrs. Joseph Blackmore of Orville, and Mrs. Henry Sturgeon of Beaver Falls.
Spring Grove Cemetery
Created by: HALL LOVING GENEALOGY
Record added: Apr 24, 2008
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