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Elizabeth Shelley Adams
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Birth: Oct. 6, 1868
Juniata County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jan. 15, 1942
Walker Township
Juniata County
Pennsylvania, USA

Elizabeth (Shelley) Adams was born Oct. 6, 1868; died Jan. 15, 1942; aged 73 y. 3 m. 9 d.

She was a faithful member of the Mennonite Church for many years. She was patient and of a kind disposition, having suffered for a number of years from inward cancer.

She is survived by 3 sons and 4 daughters; Cora (Mrs. Edgar Kelley), Martha (Mrs. Floyd Snyder), Jerry and North Adams, all of Bellevue, Ohio; Mary (Mrs. Samuel Benner), of Mifflintown, Pa., with whom she resided; Emma (Mrs. Harry Benner), Millerstown, Pa., and Robert Adams, Yeagertown, Pa. She is survived also by 33 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, 3 sisters, and 1 brother.

She was preceded in death by her husband (the late John R. Adams), 4 sons, and 1 grandson.

Funeral services were held at the Delaware Church near Thompson town, Pa.

Text (selected by the family as a favorite of the deceased), II Tim. 4: 6-8.

Interment in adjoining cemetery.

GOSPEL HERALD - Vol. 34, No . 46 - February 12, 1942
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PA Death Certificate #4169

Name: Elizabeth Adams [Elizabeth Shelley]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 73
Birth Date: 6 Oct 1868 in Juniata County, Pennsylvania
Death Date: 15 Jan 1942 in Walker Twp., Juniata Co., PA
Cause of Death: Cancer of the breast & liver
Father Name: Abraham Shelley
Father Birth Place: Juniata County, PA
Mother Name: Catherine Page
Mother Birth Place: Juniata County, PA
Spouse Name: John R Adams
Informant: Mary M. Benner, Mifflintown RD, PA

Data courtesy of Leo Shelley
 
 
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 Parents:
  Abram Shelley (1837 - 1918)
  Catharine Page Shelley (1842 - 1914)
 
 Spouse:
  John R. Adams (1870 - 1913)
 
 Children:
  Walter W. Adams (1893 - 1936)*
  Mary Mildred Adams Benner (1895 - 1957)*
  Boyd B. Adams (1898 - 1898)*
  Henry H. Adams (1899 - 1901)*
  Martha M. Adams Snyder (1906 - 1997)*
  Robert Adams (1907 - 1996)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Shelley Adams (1868 - 1942)
  Henry Page Shelley (1880 - 1935)*
  Annie Shelly Hertzler (1885 - 1939)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Mother
Wife of John R. Adams
 
Burial:
Delaware Mennonite Cemetery
East Salem
Juniata County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Clancy Hassler
Record added: Jun 26, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 72006372
Elizabeth <i>Shelley</i> Adams
Added by: Clancy Hassler
 
 
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 Added: Nov. 2, 2012
 
 
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