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Jane Ellen Whitley Tannehill
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Birth: Jun. 7, 1840
Decatur
Macon County
Illinois, USA
Death: Sep. 25, 1925
Franklin
Morgan County
Illinois, USA

Jacksonville Daily Journal, September 26, 1925
(Jacksonville Library microfilm)

Franklin-Sept. 25---The death of Mrs. Jane Tannahill occurred at 11 0'clock Tuesday morning at her home here. She was 85 years of age, and was born near Decatur in June 1840. Her maiden name was Jane Ellen Whitney (this differs from her death index and her son's death index which has Whitley) . She was married to John Tannahill in 1855 and became the mother of eleven children. Her husband and seven children preceded her in death.

She is survived by four sons, William of Ashland, Wes and Grant of Franklin, and George of Murrayville, she also leaves several grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 1:30 o'clock Thursday afternoon from the Christian church in Franklin, in charge of Rev. Z. M. Brubeck.

Those caring for flowers were Mrs. Inez Rule, Miss Hattie Tannahill, Miss Lela Moore, and Miss Ethel Crawford, all grandchildren of the deceased. The bearers were Emory, Leslie, Lester, and Eldon Tannahill, Oscar Moore, and Amos Watkins. Interment took place in Franklin Cemetery.



Sources:
Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947
FHL Film Number: 1503943
Father: Whitley
Mother: Ellen
Married John W. Tannahill.


Note: The spellings Tannahill and Tannehill are often interchanged. The family members in central Illinois generally used Tannahill. The family members that moved on to Southern Missouri generally use Tannehill.

NOTE: on her son's death index, he lists father as Wm. Wesley Tannahill.



 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  John Wesley Tannahill (1834 - 1878)
 
 Children:
  William Isaac Tannahill (1856 - 1943)*
  John W. Tannahill (1868 - 1959)*
  George W Tannehill (1870 - 1930)*
  Grant Tannahill (1872 - 1955)*
  Charles Isham Tannahill (1877 - 1903)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Franklin City Cemetery
Franklin
Morgan County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Jeff Bivin
Originally Created by: P. Meado
Record added: Nov 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61571848
Jane Ellen <i>Whitley</i> Tannehill
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Jane Ellen <i>Whitley</i> Tannehill
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