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Hannah Retta Ann McCaffree Dewey
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Birth: Mar. 9, 1855
Putnam County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jul. 2, 1925
Janesville
Bremer County
Iowa, USA

The Independent Republican, Waverly IA, Thursday, July 9, 1925, Pg 1.
Hannah Rettie Ann McCaffree, the daughter of Charles and Cynthia Messinger McCaffree, was born in Putnam county, MO. on March 9, 1855. At the age of 7 years her parents moved to Bremer county IA and, with the exception of a short time spent in St. Ansgar and Buena Vista county, her entire life has been spent in this and adjoining counties of Black Hawk and Butler. She was married on July 14, 1875 to John M. Dewey. To this union were born eight children, all of whom are living; Roy E. of De Soto, MO.; Leo G. of Shell Rock; Ethelyn A. of Greensboro, NC, Virgie M. of Des Moines; Mrs. Alfred McDowell of Bristow, and Lyle C., Leslie H. and Mable of Janesville. Besides these children she leaves to mourn the loss, eleven grandchildren and six brothers and two sisters: W. H. McCaffree, Mrs. R. W. Cuffell and Mrs. Ed Sewell of Waverly; Rev F. McCaffree of Scottsbluff, NE; Rev. L. A. McCaffree of Nickerson, KS; J. W. McCaffree of Cedar Falls; C. E. McCaffree of Lake Mills and 0. J. McCaffree of Hampton. Her husband preceded her in death having passed away March 1919. She departed this life July 2, 1925 at the home of her sons Lyle and Leslie, where she had lived for several years. Funeral services were held at the home of Lyle and Leslie Dewey, east of Janesville, Sunday, July 5 at 2:30 pm, the Rev. C. G. Fort, pastor of Shell Rock Methodist church officiating. Interment was made in Riverside Cemetery, Shell Rock. (Obituary obtained from Barbara Krogh - bkcuz@msn.com)
 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles McCaffree (1816 - 1871)
  Cynthia Messinger McCaffree (1829 - 1898)
 
 Spouse:
  John Morris Dewey (1849 - 1919)*
 
 Children:
  Roy Everett Dewey (1876 - 1965)*
  Hattie Mabel Dewey Badgley (1878 - 1965)*
  Ethelyn Alice Dewey (1880 - 1966)*
  Leo George Dewey (1882 - 1959)*
  Lyle Charles Dewey (1885 - 1940)*
  Virginia Mae Dewey (1888 - 1967)*
  Leslie Harlan Dewey (1890 - 1935)*
  Mildred McCaffree Dewey McDowell (1896 - 1973)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Harden McCaffree (1849 - 1930)*
  Floyd Jefferson McCAFFREE (1851 - 1937)*
  Mary Caroline McCaffree Cuffel (1852 - 1934)*
  Hannah Retta Ann McCaffree Dewey (1855 - 1925)
  Laura Alena McCaffree Auner (1857 - 1924)*
  John Wesley McCAFFREE (1859 - 1938)*
  Lestina Amelia McCaffree Sewell (1862 - 1947)*
  Lewis Alpheus McCaffree (1864 - 1939)*
  Owen Orby McCaffree (1867 - 1938)*
  Cyrus Elbert McCAFFREE (1869 - 1948)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Shell Rock
Butler County
Iowa, USA
Plot: #292
 
Created by: SJ Dewey
Record added: Aug 19, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40879914
Hannah Retta Ann <i>McCaffree</i> Dewey
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Hannah Retta Ann <i>McCaffree</i> Dewey
Added by: SJ Dewey
 
Hannah Retta Ann <i>McCaffree</i> Dewey
Added by: SJ Dewey
 
 
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