|Birth: ||Sep. 4, 1848|
|Death: ||Mar. 22, 1929|
Mary Ann Alton was the daughter of George and Mary Ann Hill and was born in Wolverhampton, England September 4, 1848 being at the time of her death 80 years, 6 months and 18 days old. She united in marriage to Mr. Samuel Alton of Langley England. To this union three children were born: Mrs. Susie Sieweke of Chicago, Albert who was killed two years ago March 1st, amd Mary Ann, better known as Miss Posy, who resided at the home with her mother.
Her husband preceded her to the grave a little over five years ago. She leaves to mourn her departure, besides the above mentioned daughters, two grandchildren, Mrs. Hazlet McCafferty and Miss Rosalie May Sieweke, both of Chicago, also four great-granddaughters, all of Chicago. She also leaves two nephews, Walter and Henry Bromich of Topeka, Kansas, also numerous friends.
She came to this country with her husband and three small children in the year 1881 and located in Topeka, Kansas. While in England she was a member of the Church of England but when she came to Topeka there being no church of her denomination, she cast her lot with another denomination. On coming to Clifton Hill from Brookfield, Mo., she transferred her membership from the M. E. Church, South of that city to the Clifton Hill church. Rev. Karl Davis, the present Methodist pstor here, was then pastor of the Brookfield church and he transferred her membership to this church, of which she has remained a member up to the time of her death.
Funeral services were conducted from the Methodist church, of this place by Rev. K. T. Davis, assisted by Rev. P. F. Sears Sunday afternoon. Burial was made at the Clifton cemetery.
March 28, 1929 Randolph County Times.
-from contributor KKaye
Mary Ann Allton (1876 - 1957)*
Clifton Hill City Cemetery
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Record added: Sep 18, 2011
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