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Melissa Luella Jennings Adams
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Birth: Mar. 12, 1851
Indiana, USA
Death: Jul. 25, 1924
Cedar County
Iowa, USA

Funeral services for Mrs. Melissa Adams, Cedar county pioneer, were held yesterday afternoon from the Trinity Reformed church. Rev. Davis of the Christian church at West Liberty conducted the service. He was assisted by Rev. Paul H. Achterman of the Reformed church. Burial was in Rochester cemetery.

Davenport Democrat and Leader: July 28, 1924 Page 2

Mrs. Gilpin Wilkinson of 829 East Burlington street, has returned from Muscatine county, where she attended the funeral of her beloved sister, Mrs. Melissa Adams, who passed away recently, as noted herein, at her rural home, seven miles northwest of Wilton. She was 73. Her son, Charles, and five sisters, including Mrs. Wilkinson, survive. Services were held Sunday afternoon from the Trinity Reformed church in Cedar county. She was a splendid woman, whose death saddened many.

Iowa City Press Citizen: July 28, 1924 Page 2
 
 
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 Parents:
  James S Jennings (1829 - 1910)
  Almira Barnard Jennings (1832 - 1889)
 
 Children:
  Charles Francis Adams (1874 - 1962)*
 
 Siblings:
  Melissa Luella Jennings Adams (1851 - 1924)
  Sophronia Jennings Wilkinson (1853 - 1929)*
  Eunice Abigail Jennings Carney (1856 - 1949)*
  Hellena J Jennings Adams (1858 - 1933)*
  Levi Orvis Jennings (1861 - 1872)*
  John Francis Jennings (1865 - 1943)*
  Minnie Oris Jennings Pieper (1869 - 1942)*
  Arthur Eugene Jennings (1872 - 1952)*
  Elizabeth Bell Jennings Walton (1877 - 1941)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rochester Cemetery
Tipton
Cedar County
Iowa, USA
Plot: unmarked grave
 
Created by: Ozarkcheryl
Record added: Feb 02, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104542733
Melissa Luella <i>Jennings</i> Adams
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