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Hannah Jane Prather Larimer
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Birth: Nov. 15, 1856
Lucas County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jul. 1, 1941
Lucas County
Iowa, USA

Wife of Leroy Larimer. Daughter of Philo Preston Prather and Martha E. Wilcox.


Chariton, Iowa
Thursday, July 10, 1941


Hannah Jane Prather, daughter of Philo and Martha Prather, was born in Cedar township, Lucas county, Iowa, on November 15, 1856, and passed away at her home in Russell, Iowa, July 1, 1941, aged 84 years, 7 months and 16 days. She resided all her life in Lucas county.

She was one of a family of six children, Caswell and Eliza, who died in infancy, Thomas and Melvin Prather, deceased. One sister, Mrs. Artie Brewer, of Russell, is living.

Early in life, she joined the Methodist church and took an active part in the music in the Sunday school.

She was married on New Year's Day, 1873, to LeRoy Larimer, of Lucas county, and a new home was established in Cedar township.

Five children were born to this union, Mrs. Maggie Mayers, Howard and Walter Larimer, of Russell; Frank D. Larimer, of Chicago, Ill., and Martha Larimer, of Des Moines. Mr. Larimer's death occured on March 26, 1929.

Her children and the following grandchildren survive her: Betty and Gene Larimer, of Russell; Mrs. Beulah Davis, of Sterling, Ill.; Lucille and Harold Larimer, of Chicago; and four great-grandchildren, Dawn Marie Larimer, of Chicago; Paul Edward, Richard LeRoy and David Lee Davis, of Sterling, Ill.

Mr. and Mrs. Larimer celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary New Year's Day, 1928.

She was a devoted wife and mother, her chief interest being her family and home.

Funeral services were held at Russell Thursday afternoon, July 3, at two o'clock, at the Methodist Episcopal church and burial was in the Russell cemetery.
Family links: 
  Philo Preston Prather (1831 - 1915)
  Martha E. Wilcoxen Prather (1834 - 1898)
  LeRoy Larimer (1853 - 1929)*
  Margaret Leona Larimer Mayers (1881 - 1973)*
  Martha E. Larimer (1885 - 1975)*
  Walter Larimer (1888 - 1976)*
  Howard Larimer (1893 - 1983)*
  Eliza Prather (____ - 1857)*
  Marion Melvin Prather (1853 - 1925)*
  Hannah Jane Prather Larimer (1856 - 1941)
  Thomas J. Prather (1866 - 1897)*
*Calculated relationship
Russell Cemetery
Lucas County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Skip
Record added: Jun 06, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37996869
Hannah Jane <i>Prather</i> Larimer
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Hannah Jane <i>Prather</i> Larimer
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