|Birth: ||Jun. 5, 1818|
|Death: ||Dec. 8, 1888|
Athaliah M. Grove was born on June 5, 1818 at Lewisburg, Union County, Pennsylvania, according to a site on Ancestry.com, the daughter of John Grove and Sarah (Montgomery) Grove. John and Sarah were married on November 1, 1812.
Athaliah died from accidentally drinking indelible ink on December 8, 1888.
See her son, John's Find A Grave site for more information about the family.
Karen Hansen, of the Walnut Genealogical Society provided us with her obituary;
"At her residence in Walnut, Iowa, Saturday, December 8, Mrs. Athaliah M. Honeywell, aged 70 years, 6 months, and 3 days.
Deceased was born in Lewisburg, Penn., and in early life removed to Springfield, Ohio, where she grew to womanhood, and where she met and married William S. Honeywell, the union taking place September 28, 1843.
In 1849 they removed to Michigan ad later to Illinois, from where, in 1872, the removed to Walnut, which has since been their permanent home. Five children bless their marriage; four sons and a daughter, the latter dying in childhood. The members of the family were all present at her deathbed. The immediate cause of death was taking indelible ink through a mistake on the 2nd day of December.
The deceased had been a faithful member of the Christian church for over fifty years.
The funeral took place at 2 o'clock, December 11, Rev. Smith delivering the funeral sermon, after which the remains were interred in the Walnut cemetery."
William S. Honeywell (1821 - 1901)*
John Grove Honeywell (1844 - 1925)*
Layton Township Cemetery
Created by: Baxter B. Fite III
Record added: Nov 13, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80387226