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Diana Smith Yancey Conrad
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Birth: Sep. 15, 1831
Death: 1895

Obituary Rockingham Register September 13, 1895

Death of Mrs. Geo. O. Conrad

Mrs. George O. Conrad died at an early hour last Sunday morning after a protracting illness. She had been in failing health for several years and usually spent the winters in Florida. She returned home last spring without having derived the usual benefit from her sojourn in the South, and since that time her illness had been of an intensely painful nature. Her comfort was for months the absorbing thought of a devoted household and the object of almost hourly solicitude in a large circle of equally devoted friends. The untimely death of her son-in-law, John L. Logan, several weeks ago, carried with it a shock from which she never rallied, and all during last week her death was hourly expected.
Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the family residence, conducted by Rev. J.A. Anderson, assisted by Rev. Dr. J. Hoffman Waugh, of the Methodist church. They were largely attended by relatives and friends of the deceased. The remains were afterwards laid at rest in Woodbine Cemetery and the mound which marked their resting place was heaped with the exquisite floral offerings of loving friends and church and charitable organizations, of which the deceased, while in health, had been a most active member. The pallbearers were Judge John T. Harris, Dr. J. H. Neff, James L. Avis, Jos. S. Moffett, William Dean, J.S. Messerley, G.M. Effinger and Col. D. H. Lee Martz.
Mrs. Conrad was a member of a well known and influential Rockingham family. She was a daughter of the late Col. Wm. B. Yancy and was born Sept. 15, 1831. She married Mr. George O. Conrad in 1850, and, with the exception of several years during the war, she had resided in Harrisonburg since the date of her marriage. She joined the Methodist church in 1848, and exemplied her Christian faith not only by marked devotion to her church and its services, but by a life of self-sacraficing service amoung the unfortunate and the distressed, which endeared her to all classes and conditions of the community, and which brought her death home in the sense of a personal bereavement to many outside the family circle. Her husband and five children survive her. They are Mr. Thos. W Conrad of Jacksonville, Florida, Ed. S. and George N. Conrad, Mrs. Dr. T. O. Jones, Mrs. Bettie M. Logan, and Miss Mary L. Conrad, of Harrisonburg.

Married: 25 SEP 1850 in Rockingham, VA
Children
Thomas William CONRAD b: 28 JUL 1851 in VA
Edward Smith CONRAD b: 24 JUL 1853 in VA
Mary Lynn CONRAD b: 2 AUG 1855 Rockingham Co., VA
Mollie S. CONRAD b: ABT 1856 in VA
Yancey CONRAD b: 25 MAR 1860 in VA
Frances "Fannie" Kyle CONRAD b: 1 OCT 1862 in VA
Margaret Elizabeth "Betty" CONRAD b: 16 JUL 1864 in VA
George Newton CONRAD b: 24 MAY 1869 in VA 
 
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 Parents:
  William Burbridge Yancey (1803 - 1858)
  Mary Kyle Smith Yancey (1804 - 1845)
 
 Spouse:
  George Oliver Conrad (1823 - 1907)
 
 Children:
  Fannie Kyle Conrad Jones (1862 - 1949)*
  Margaret Elizabeth Conrad Haas (1864 - 1948)*
 
 Siblings:
  Diana Smith Yancey Conrad (1831 - 1895)
  Thomas Layton Yancey (1833 - 1862)*
  Edward Smith Yancey (1835 - 1885)*
  William Benjamin Yancey (1836 - 1913)*
  Charles Albert Yancey (1839 - 1880)*
  Mary F. Yancey (1841 - 1864)*
  Margaret Jane Yancey Mauzy (1844 - 1896)*
  Layton Burbridge Yancey (1851 - 1927)**
  John Gibbons Yancey (1853 - 1914)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Woodbine Cemetery
Harrisonburg
Harrisonburg City
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Gathering Roots
Record added: Mar 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49035852
Diana Smith <i>Yancey</i> Conrad
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Diana Smith <i>Yancey</i> Conrad
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