|Birth: ||Oct. 22, 1848|
|Death: ||Jan. 7, 1936|
Mrs Mary Adaline Canfield, one of the older residents of Marsahlltown, passed away at 6 O'clock this morning at her home 507 West nevada street, after an illness of two months, due to heart trouble and complications. She had been in falling health the past year.
Mrs. Canfield was born in Trivola, Ill Oct. 22, 1848. When she was 7 years old the family came to Marshalltown from Illinois, and at that time there were but five log cabins here. She often recalled that the Indians held pow-wows where the couthouse now stands. She spent most of her long life in Marshalltown, with the exception of three years in Arcadia and nine years in Sheffield.
She was married to Fairchild Canfield in a house which formerly stood on the present site of the Times Repulican buliding. Sept. 25, 1865, Mr Canfield died Jan. 21, 1909
Mrs Canfield is survived by two sons, Charles C. Canfield, St Joseph Mo. and Floyd J. Canfield, Pittsfield Mass.; two daughters, Lettie Scofield and Mrs Nora Everist both of this city; seven grandchildren, five -great-grandchildren.
She was amember of Rebekah Electric Lodge No. 331 and the Congregation church.
Fairchild Canfield (1843 - 1909)
Charles Calvin Canfield (1866 - 1952)*
Floyd Justus Canfield (1877 - 1937)*
Created by: judy wilson
Record added: Dec 09, 2011
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