|Birth: ||Nov. 24, 1849|
|Death: ||Feb. 5, 1940|
Adesa Jane Bear, daughter of Mary and Samuel Bear, was born in Peoria, Ill., Nov. 24, 1849, and passed away at the home of her son Joseph in Minneapolis, Minn., Feb. 5, 1940, at the age of 90 years, 2 months and 18 days.
Her parents came to this country when she was small and settled on a farm near Plano where they lived until their death.
In 1871 she was united in marriage with Perry C. Wilson. They lived on a farm a few years and then moved to East Wilson street of this city where they were living at the time of Mr. Wilson's death in May, 1930. She has spent most of the last 10 years of her life at the home of her youngest son, Joseph, at Minneapolis.
She enjoyed good health until last Friday, when Joe's wife noticed she was ill. She was put to bed at once and tenderly cared for until she passed away early Monday morning.
She was the oldest of her family and the last to pass away of six children. Mrs. Wílson was the mother of 11 children. Elizabeth, Frank and Grover preceded her in death.
She leaved to mourn their loss; three daughters – Mrs. C. L. Gray of this city, Mrs. Mary Myers of Phoenix, Ariz. and Mrs. Zella Hurd of California. Five sons – Joseph of Minneapolis, Minn., Oscar, Robert and John of this city and William of Cincinnati, Iowa; 21 grand children 9 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.
Mrs. Wilson was a woman of fine character and was loved and respected by a large number of friends. She loved her home and was a devoted and loving mother.
Funeral services were held from the Miller Funeral home Friday afternoon with H. E. Trimble officiating. Burial was in Oakland.
Mary Rupely Bear (1828 - 1906)
Adesa Jane Bear Wilson (1849 - 1940)
Mary Agnes Bear Day (1851 - 1932)*
Allen Bear (1855 - 1855)*
Samuel Rupely Bear (1856 - 1937)*
Catherine Elizabeth Bear Lyon (1858 - 1938)*
John Bear (1859 - 1859)*
Abraham Lincoln Bear (1860 - 1930)*
George Benecia Bear (1864 - 1935)*
Created by: Burt
Record added: Jan 27, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24212968
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