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Ruth Baker Ivens
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Birth: Apr. 26, 1832
Ohio, USA
Death: Feb. 8, 1893
Illinois, USA

DECATUR DAILY REPUBLICAN 2/8/1893

THE MANY FRIENDS AND ACQUAINTANCES OF MRS. JOHN T. IVENS WILL BE GRIEVED TO LEARN OF HER DEATH WHICH OCCURED THIS MORNING AT 545 OCLOCK AT HER HOME AT 1005 N MAIN STREET AFER A BRIEF ILLNESS. SUNDAY EVENING THE DECEASED COMPLAINED OF A HEADACHE WHICH CONTINUED TO WORRY HER THE FOLLOWING DAY BUT SHE WAS ABLE TO TAKE SUPPER AS USUAL AND EAT UP UNTIL THE CUSTOMARY TIME OF RETIRING. TUESDAY SHE GREW WORSE AND DR. WM. CATTO, THE ATTENDING PHYSICIAN, REMAINED AT THE HOUSE THE GREATER PORTION OF THE DAY AND LAST NIGHT BUT HER CASE BAFFLED ALL MEDICAL SKILL AND AT 5:45 SHE PASSED AWAY. THE IMMEDICATE CAUSE OF HER DEATH WAS PARALYSIS.
THE DECEASED WAS BORN APRIL 26, 1832, IN WARREN COUNTY, OHIO. HER MAIDEN NAME WAS MISS RUTH BAKER. ON FEBRUARY 22, 1853 SHE WAS UNITED IN MARRIAGE TO MR. JOHN T. IVENS IN CLARK COUNTY, OHIO. MR. AND MRS. IVENS MOVED TO ILINOIS DURING 1866 AND SETTLED ON A FARM THREE MILES NORTHWEST OF FORSYTH. THE FIRST OF MARCH 1880 THE FAMILY MOVED TO DECATUR WHERE THEY HAVE SINCE RESIDED. THE DECEASED LEAVES A HUSBAND AND FIVE CHILDREN TO MOURN HER LOSS. THE CHILDREN ARE MRS. WILL HINKLE OF FORSYTH, THEODORE IVENS, WILL RAYLEY IVENS, AARON V. IVENS AND IRA P. IVENS OF CISCO. TWO SONS, ANDERSON AND JOHN T ARE DEAD.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  John T. Ivens (____ - 1908)
 
 Children:
  Amanda Ivens Hinkle (1856 - 1936)*
  William R Ivens (1860 - 1946)*
  Aaron V. Ivens (1863 - 1941)*
  Ira P. Ivens (1865 - 1943)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
w/o J.T. Ivens, age 60y 9m 12d
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Decatur
Macon County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: janet donner
Originally Created by: kpet
Record added: Feb 09, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47855517
Ruth <i>Baker</i> Ivens
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