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Laura Ollie Janes Beasley
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Birth: Dec. 27, 1859
Lexington
McLean County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 7, 1917
Danville
Vermilion County
Illinois, USA

d/o: Peter H. & Louisa (Crose) Janes
w/o: James M. Beasley
m/o: Raymond Alan & Infant
siblings: Annetta, Sarah, Allie May, Barbara & Minnie

Obituary published in the Lexington Unit Journal

Death of Laura O. Beasley

Former Lexington Woman Answers Final Summons at Danville, Burial Here

Laura O. Janes, second daughter of Peter H. and Louisa Janes, was born in Money Creek township, McLean county, December 27, 1859 and died at the home of her daughter in Danville, February 7, 1917 at 1:30 p.m.

She was converted at the age of seventeen, at a meeting held at the Hefner school house and joined the United Brethren church, of which she remained a faithful member until her death.

She was married to James M. Beasley, who died in April, 1900. To them were born two children. One died in infancy and the other, Raymond A., met a tragic death March 8, 1901.

Mrs. Beasley leaves to mourn her loss a foster daughter, Mrs. R.L. Fletcher, of Danville; two sisters, Mrs. E.S. Lyons and Mrs. U.S. Lyons, of Colfax and a humber of other relatives and many friends.

The body was brought to Lexington for burial, arriving here at 5:30 p.m. Thursday evening, and was taken to the home of Mrs. Joseph Janes.

The funeral services were held at the United Brethren church Friday at 2 p.m. The pastor, Rev. P.F. Roberts officiated and the sermon was preached by Dr. Wright, pastor of one of the large United Brethren churches of Chicago. The body was laid to rest in the Lexington cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Peter H Janes (1834 - 1909)
  Louisa Crose Janes (1839 - 1902)
 
 Spouse:
  James M. Beasley (1857 - 1900)*
 
 Children:
  Raymond Alan Beasley (1881 - 1901)*
 
 Sibling:
  Laura Ollie Janes Beasley (1859 - 1917)
  Allie May Janes Francis (1865 - 1898)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lexington Cemetery
Lexington
McLean County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: historybuff
Record added: Feb 06, 2009
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Laura Ollie <i>Janes</i> Beasley
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