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Mary Elizabeth Anderson Payne
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Birth: Feb. 26, 1850
Indiana, USA
Death: Jan. 29, 1922
McLean County
Illinois, USA

Mrs. Mary E. Payne, widow of the late Benjamin Payne, past away in Colfax Sunday night after an illness of about three months. Mrs. Payne, whose maiden name was Anderson, was born in Jefferson county, Ind., February 26, 1850, and came to Illinois with her parents when she was 5 years old. She was married to Benjamin Payne in 1867. For two years after her marriage, she lived on a farm south of Bloomington, after which the family moved to Colfax. Her father owned the land on which the city of Colfax now stands. Mr. Payne died in 1893. Her brother, Harrison Anderson, died about two weeks ago. She is survived by two sons, William O., residence unknown; Millard Whitney Payne, of Miller, S.D.; two daughters, Mrs. Scott Cunningham, of Normal, and Mrs. Maud Belmar, of Colfax; a brother, Millard F. Anderson; fourteen grand-children and eight great grand children. Mrs. Payne had been a member of the Christian church since childhood. The funeral will be held this afternoon at 2 o'clock from the home, conducted by Rev. O. McNemar, pastor of the Christian church in that city.
The Daily Pantograph, Tuesday, January 31,. 1922, p. 2, col. 2

Mary' date of birth is listed as in history books as 29 Feb 1850. 
Family links: 
  William Glasgow Anderson (1818 - 1908)
  Jane Shirridon Anderson (1817 - 1903)
  Benjamin Franklin Payne (1845 - 1893)*
  Jennie Mae Payne Cunningham (1870 - 1946)*
  Millard Whitney Payne (1872 - 1956)*
  Maud Anderson Payne Johansen (1887 - 1944)*
  William Harrison Anderson (1840 - 1922)*
  Francis Marion Anderson (1844 - 1914)*
  Mary Elizabeth Anderson Payne (1850 - 1922)
  Millard Fillmore Anderson (1851 - 1930)*
*Calculated relationship
Wiley Cemetery
McLean County
Illinois, USA
Created by: gensekr
Record added: Jun 08, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91576084
Mary Elizabeth <i>Anderson</i> Payne
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