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Elizabeth J. Ranck Emery
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Birth: May 7, 1837
Chester County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jul. 8, 1901
Will County
Illinois, USA

Mrs. Elizabeth Emery, wife of L. A. Emery, living in DuPage, was born May 7th, 1837, and died July 8th, 1901, of heart disease, with which she has been affected for several years. Her demise was sudden and unexpected, having expired in the summer kitchen while preparing to do her weekly washing. Funeral services were held this morning. She was a sister of Joseph and Samuel Ranck of this city.

The Naperville Clarion
July 10, 1901

Mrs. Elizabeth J. Emery, nee Ranck, widow of the late Lewis A. Emery,, died at her home Monday morning, July 8th, 1901, very suddenly of heart disease.
She was born near Havenbrook, Chester Co., Pa., May 7, 1837. On Dec. 30, 1858, she was married to Lewis A. Emery of Cambridge, Lancaster Co., Pa. This union was blessed with five children, three of whom survive their parents: Mrs. Frank Cowles, Mrs. Thos. King and Mrs. Lillian Havens.
Mr. and Mrs. Emery came to Illinois in the spring of 1865 and settled in DuPage ner the DuPage church where they resided for 35 years.
At the same time with her husband, Mrs. Emery on profession of faith united with the DuPage Presbyterian church, May 11, 1867, of which until the very eve of her death, she was a faithful member.
The bereaved family have the sympathy of the entire community in this their sudden and heavy bereavement.
The funeral service was held in the DuPage church Wednesday afternoon, conducted by her pastor, Rev. M. B. McNutt, assisted by the Rev. Jas. T. Ford, a former pastor, now of Warren, Ill., and Rev. Kyle of the U. P. church of East Wheatland. Interment took place at Naperville.

The Naperville Clarion
July 17, 1901
Family links: 
  Lewis A. Emery (1837 - 1900)
  Ella Margaret Emery Boardman Cowles (1860 - 1951)*
  Joseph Grant Emery (1864 - 1888)*
  Cora S. Emery King (1868 - 1944)*
*Calculated relationship
Naperville Cemetery
DuPage County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Sec 3 Lot 978 Plot 10
Created by: Timothy Ory
Record added: Apr 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36249708
Elizabeth J. <i>Ranck</i> Emery
Added by: Timothy Ory
Elizabeth J. <i>Ranck</i> Emery
Added by: Timothy Ory
Elizabeth J. <i>Ranck</i> Emery
Added by: Timothy Ory
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