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Nettie J Pitchford Correll
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Birth: Feb. 25, 1865
Washington County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 2, 1950
Grand Island
Hall County
Nebraska, USA

Nettie was found in the 1870 census in Jefferson County, Illinois with her parents William C. and Martha Pitchford. Her name was listed as Genetta.

Her brother Joseph is found a Find a Grave Memorial #78601186.


Last Rites Held For Nettie Correll Sat. --
Funeral services were held here Saturday afternoon at 2:00 in the Methodist Church for Mrs. Nettie J. Correll, Rev. Ehert of North Loup officiating. Burial was in the Hillside Cemetery.

The pallbearers were: Asa Watts, Scott Barr, Dr. Holm, J. W. Cox, Ted Smith and Jacob Hansen.

The Methodist Junior Choir sang Mrs. Correll's most favorite of all songs "It Came Upon The Midnight Clear" and two other songs she had chosen, "Stand Up For Jesus" and "My Faith Looks Up To Thee."

Nettie J., daughter of Wm. C. and Martha Pitchford, was born February 24, 1864 at Richview, Ill, and departed this life early Wednesday morning February 1 at her daughter Lillian's home at Crystal Lake, Grand Island, at the age of 85 years, 11 months and 7 days.

She was one of the early pioneers of Greeley County. On March 9, 1884 she was united in marriage to Wm. F. Correll at Richview, Ill. She later moved with her husband to Nebraska and homesteaded on a farm 10 miles north of Wolbach.

After the death of her husband in 1930, she moved to town where she lived until failing health prevented her living alone. Since then she has been with her daughters. In September she came to live with her daughter at Crystal Lake and has been bedfast for about six months.

She leaves to mourn her passing three daughters, Mrs. Josie Hill, Los Angeles, Calif., Mrs. Melvin Hasenpflug, Crystal Lake, Grand Island and Mrs. Albert Skrivan Tilden; eleven grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren, and a host of friends.

She was a faithful member and worker of the Methodist Church and Sunday School. She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge and the Royal Neighbors of America. She was a loving mother and wife and a friend to the entire community. In her early days she helped out with the sick and helped anyone and everyone whenever she was needed. She was the President of the Ladies Aid, President of the Woman's Club, Substitute Librarian and a Sunday School teacher. She was the last survivor of a family of nine.

Wolbach (Nebraska)Messenger, February 9, 1950, page 1. 
Family links: 
  William Criwell Pitchford (1827 - 1898)
  Martha Ellen Luster Pitchford (1828 - 1889)
  William Francis Correll (1859 - 1930)*
  Lillian Mae Correll Terry (1889 - 1968)*
  Ada Belle Correll Skrivan (1898 - 1964)*
  John D. Pitchford (1849 - 1930)*
  Dollie C. Pitchford Baugh (1853 - 1895)*
  Bissel Pitchford (1854 - 1937)*
  George T Pitchford (1858 - 1914)*
  Joseph L. Pitchford (1860 - 1940)*
  Nettie J Pitchford Correll (1865 - 1950)
  Andrew J. Pitchford (1867 - 1945)*
  Mary E. Pitchford Correll (1871 - 1899)*
*Calculated relationship
Hillside Cemetery
Greeley County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Block 7, Lot 13
Created by: Linda Berney
Record added: Oct 30, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60896280
Nettie J <i>Pitchford</i> Correll
Added by: Jerry White
Nettie J <i>Pitchford</i> Correll
Added by: Jerry White
Nettie J <i>Pitchford</i> Correll
Added by: Linda Berney
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