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Belinda "Malinda" Keenan Lincoln
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Birth: Feb., 1829
Belmont County
Ohio, USA
Death: Nov. 11, 1907
Boone County
Iowa, USA

Belinda Keenan Born to Thomas J Keenan and Leticia Davis in Feb 1829 in Somerset Ohio,

John and Belinda (Keenan) Lincoln were natives of Somerset, Ohio. They were married in the county courthouse of Muskingum County, in Zanesville, Ohio, on March 21, 1850. They came to Iowa by covered wagon in 1879 from Zanesville. The family lost their wagon, its contents, and the team of horses while fording the Mississippi. The family settled near the Chestnut Ford bridge area in Boone County, Iowa. They were the parents of eight children: Thomas L., Alvida, Sarah, Alva (born in Ohio), William, John, Kathryn, and Arminta (born in Illinois).

Belinda died in 1907 (Census for Jun 6,1900 she is listed in the household of her son in law Robert Howard is buried in the U.B. Church Cemetery, south of Madrid, Iowa.

*Information taken from the 1983 Madrid Centennial Book

Additional Obit information:

Boone County Democrat November 15, 1907

The death of Mrs. Malinda Lincoln occurred at the home of her son, John, near Scandia Monday afternoon at 1:00 o'clock. Mrs. Lincoln had been more or less of an invalid for two or three years and during the past three or four weeks had been bedfast. She had been a sufferer from a cancerous growth for years but her death was directly due to pneumonia and other complications which developed just prior to her death. Mrs. Lincoln was born in Ohio and resided in that state until after she reached womanhood. She was married to John R. Lincoln and soon after their marriage they moved to Illinois. They resided there a number of years, moving to Iowa and this community 36 years ago last May locating about three miles south of Madrid. Since that time Mrs. Lincoln has continued to reside in Madrid and the surrounding community. Of Mrs. Lincoln's immediate family there are still living three sons, Alva, John and Will, the latter two living in Scandia and the former across the river. Four daughters are dead, one dying in Illinois, and the other three Mrs. Joseph Shaffer, Mrs. Nettie Howard and Mrs. Kate Dennis, in this vicinity, in recent years. Her husband died 29 years ago. A sister, (Mary ->Mrs. William Gettys, also resides in Madrid. The funeral was held yesterday in the U.B. church south of Madrid, conducted by Albert Snowgreen, attended by a large concourse of friends and relatives. The remains were interred in the U.B. cemetery. A sister of the deceased and her husband, Mr. and (Isabel -> Mrs. David Keller, of Crawford county, Illinois, were here during the illness of Mrs. Lincoln and were also present during the funeral services—Taken from the Madrid Register News.

Family links: 
  Thomas J Keenan (1798 - 1866)
  Letitia Latachia Davis Keenan (1812 - 1895)
  John R Lincoln (1825 - 1880)
  Alvah James Lincoln (1855 - 1930)*
  William Morris Lincoln (1859 - 1953)*
  John R Lincoln (1860 - 1952)*
  Kathryn Lincoln Dennis (1864 - 1885)*
  Arminta Lincoln Howard (1868 - 1898)*
  Andrew Keenan (1820 - 1897)**
  Belinda Keenan Lincoln (1829 - 1907)
  James S. Keenan (1833 - 1914)*
  Mary Catherine Keenan Gettys (1839 - 1914)*
  Isabel Keenan Keller (1841 - 1925)*
*Calculated relationship
United Brethren Cemetery
Polk City
Polk County
Iowa, USA
Maintained by: Donna LaFaye Lincoln
Originally Created by: jms105
Record added: Mar 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66967561

- jms105
 Added: Mar. 15, 2011

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