|Birth: ||Jan. 31, 1871|
|Death: ||Aug. 1, 1911|
New Castle News 1 September 1911 p3
Mrs. Lillian Bruce, wife of W.C. Bruce, died Friday morning at the family residence in Washington township. A complication of diseases caused her death.
She was the daughter of Samuel P. and Margaret Wetherbee Kemp of this city, and had spent all her life here until after her marriage. Her mother died several years ago, and her father's death occurred this year.
She was a member of the Park Christian church, and was a woman of many virtues, whose death will bring deep sorrow to her many friends. She was 40 years of age, being born January 31, 1871, in Mercer county.
Surviving are her husband and the following brothers and sisters: W.J. Kemp of Scott township, Mrs. Rebecca J. Woodhouse of Friendship, N.Y., Mrs. Minnie M. Tindal of Willow Grove, Mrs. Winifred B. Sparrow of Youngstown, Francis P. Kemp of this city, and Mrs. Esther E. Campbell also of this city.
The arrangements for the funeral have not been completed and will be announced tomorrow.
New Castle News 6 September 1911 p18
Funeral services over all that was mortal of Mrs. Lillian, wife of W.C. Bruce, were held at the Central Christian church in Long avenue, Monday afternoon, with many friends and relatives attending. Rev. D.P. Shafer, pastor of the church, officiated. Interment was made in Savannah cemetery.
Samuel P. Kemp (1841 - 1911)
Margaret Hester Weatherby Kemp (1846 - 1908)
Lillian A. Kemp Bruce (1871 - 1911)
Minnie Mae Kemp Tindall (1872 - 1953)*
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Record added: Oct 23, 2010
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