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Elizabeth Seaton Maharry
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Birth: Jul. 21, 1857
Mercer County
Illinois, USA
Death: Sep. 21, 1945
Rock Island
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA

Elizabeth Maharry was born July 21, 1857 in Mercer County, Illinois. She passed away Sept. 21, 1945 at the age of 88 years, and two months, at the home of a daughter, Mrs. H. Hofer at Rock Island, Illinois.
She was the eldest daughter of James and Elizabeth Seaton. She was united in marriage to John Franklin Maharry, Feb. 16, 1880, her husband preceding her in death on November 29, 1929.
After their marriage they moved to Lenox, Iowa and lived here until 1922. Eight children were born to this union, two of whom died in infancy. A son, George Martin, died October 28, 1934 at the age of 52 years.
There are five children left to mourn her death: James A. Maharry, Riverside, Calif.; Ethel Bricker, Lenox, Iowa; Pearl Hofer, Rock Island, Ill.; Fern Bell, Milwaukee, Wis. and Ralph Maharry, Moline, Ill.;
Also eight grandchildren and four great grandchildren. She is also survived by one brother, George Seaton of Little York, Ill.
She united with the United Presbyterian church when very young and was always a very active worker in her church until her declining years. She was president of the W.C.T.U. in Lenox for many years and worked in many ways for the betterment of her community.
Her love for people and their well being will always be remembered by those who knew her.
Funeral services were held from the United Presbyterian church in Lenox on Sunday, Sept. 23rd at 2:30 in charge of the Rev. Earl Moneymaker. Burial in Fairview cemetery.
Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa, Thursday, September 27, 1945 
 
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 Parents:
  James Duncan Seaton (1822 - 1903)
  Elizabeth Saunders Seaton (1830 - 1907)
 
 Spouse:
  John Franklin Maharry (1855 - 1929)
 
 Children:
  Mary Bell Maharry (____ - 1888)*
  George Martin Maharry (1882 - 1934)*
  Ethel M. Maharry Bricker (1892 - 1986)*
  Sarah Pearl Maharry Hofer (1896 - 1954)*
  Fern Maharry Gordon (1899 - 1978)*
  Ralph Maharry (1901 - 1964)*
 
 Siblings:
  Margaret Seaton (1855 - 1855)*
  Robert Seaton (1855 - 1864)*
  Elizabeth Seaton Maharry (1857 - 1945)
  Stewart M. Seaton (1859 - 1938)*
  Mary Jane Seaton (1863 - 1942)*
  Margery Seaton Bower (1865 - 1895)*
  Mina Isabelle Seaton (1867 - 1938)*
  James George Seaton (1870 - 1956)*
  Infant Daughter Seaton (1873 - 1873)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairview Cemetery
Lenox
Taylor County
Iowa, USA
 
Maintained by: Dorothy Kennedy
Originally Created by: Cindy Baldogo
Record added: Feb 26, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48836751
Elizabeth <i>Seaton</i> Maharry
Added by: Cindy Baldogo
 
Elizabeth <i>Seaton</i> Maharry
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