|Birth: ||Feb. 19, 1845|
DEATH OF MISS MARAH DAY.
Aged maiden Lady Who Had Resided in County Since 1853 Passed Away Yesterday Afternoon.
Miss Marah DAY, a resident of DeWitt county since 1853, died yesterday afternoon at 3 o'clock in the home of her brother, A. J. DAY, where she had made her home since 1865. Death was due to cancer, with which she had been a sufferer for about three years, having been bedfast during the past six weeks. Deceased was born in Fulquir county, Virginia, February 19, 1845, and would of been 70 years of age had she lived until February 19 next. She came to Illinois with her parents, Samuel and Elizabeth DAY, in 1850, and since 1853, when her parents moved to DeWitt county, she has been a resident since that time. She was the last surviving of seven sisters. Deceased is survived by three brothers: Charles DAY of Oklahoma, Thomas DAY of Decatur, and A. J. DAY of Creek township, where she died. She also leaves several nieces and nephews and a host of friends. The funeral will be some time Wednesday, the hour to be announced later. Burial will be made in Rose cemetery, one mile west of Lane.
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Samuel Day (1801 - 1878)
Elizabeth Sinclair Day (1810 - 1891)
Sarah Ann Day Williams Smallwood (1825 - 1902)*
Marah Day (1845 - 1914)
Andrew Jackson Day (1846 - 1937)*
Emma Day Query (1848 - 1909)*
Created by: Billie Keaffaber
Record added: May 30, 2009
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Mariah Day raised my grandfather after his mother died when he was only two years old. He always said that he loved his "Aunt Ri" like a mother. In memory of a kind lady.|
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