|Birth: ||Jun. 10, 1875|
|Death: ||Mar. 1, 1956|
Injuries Fatal to Pedestrian
Woman is 38th County Traffic Victim
A 78 year old pedestrian, Mrs. Myrtle Lucy Abney, 1419 Meadow court, died Thursday night in St. Anthony hospital of injuries suffered less than five hours earlier when she was struck down by a car as she attempted to cross 15th avenue at Keefe street.
Driver of the car which struck Mrs. Abney, was Tony M. Aden, 56, 1728 7th st. He was arrested on a charge of failing to yeild the right of way to a pedestrian.
Mrs. Abney was a native of Beardstown, born June 10, 1875. She had lived in Rockford 38 years, coming here from Sterling. She was a member of First Baptist church, and a graduate of Beardstown high school.
Surviving are her husband George, whom she married Feb. 22, 1903; a sister, Mrs. Lenore McLelland, Chicago.
George C Abney (____ - 1918)
Created by: JNM
Record added: Nov 22, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80821693
Matthew Q Boeke
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