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 Anna Marie <I>Barbero</I> Donason

Anna Marie Barbero Donason

Oneida County, New York, USA
Death 24 Mar 1917 (aged 83)
Maquon, Knox County, Illinois, USA
Burial Maquon, Knox County, Illinois, USA
Plot Sect. 1, Lot G-22, Gr. 2
Memorial ID 112917381 · View Source
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Daughter of Nathaniel and Calista Wharton (Loomis) Barbero. She married Alexander Owen Donason Jr. 11 Mar 1855 in Maquon, Knox Co, Ill. Children: Nathan Raymond, Jackson, Calista G, Charles Owen, Frederick, Franklin, Katie, and Homer Donason.

This obit recorded by Talbot Fisher, Find a Grave cont. #46876960:

Nearly All Her Life Resident of This Section of State
Maquon, Illinois, April 2 – Ann M. Donason, daughter of Nathan and Calista (Loomis) Barbero, was born in Onodaga County, New York, June 9, 1833. In 1840, her parents came west and settled in Maquon township, Knox County, Illinois. She was educated in the common schools of the day. On March 11, 1855, she became the wife of Alexander O. Donason, who was a native of Barnesville, Belmont County, Ohio. They began housekeeping on what has ever since been known as the Donason farm, a mile south of Maquon.
To this union seven children were born, four boys and two girls. Nathan of Maquon; Jack, who died two years ago in Mills, Nebraska; Calista Herring of Phoenix, Arizona, Charles of Spokane, Washington; Fred of Maquon and Frank of Knoxville, Illinois. Katie, the youngest, died in March 1888. The husband, Alexander O. Donason, died October 6, 1880.
Born of sturdy stock who were pioneers in western New York, and growing up in a pioneer community in Illinois, she was possessed of many of their sterling qualities. She was converted and became a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Maquon in December, 1896, and remained a faithful, earnest Christian until her death on Saturday morning, March 24, 1917.
Funeral services were held at the M.E. Church in Maquon Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 o’clock, March 28.
Rev. Joe Bell of Minook, Ill., who had charge was assisted by Rev. M.A. Beger, pastor of Maquon M.E. Church. A large number of relatives and friends were in attendance.
The music was furnished by Mrs. Maria Kennelly and Mrs. Mae Swearingen, who sweetly sang “Sometime We’ll Understand,” “That Beautiful Golden Gate” and “Nearer My God to Thee.” Mrs. Mary Long presided at the organ.
The floral tributes were many and very beautiful.
The pallbearers were S.B. McTier, H.M. Housh, Dean Simkins, G.G. Shearer, B.S. Darnell, Eliza Hughes.
Interment in the Maquon Cemetery.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Anna Marie Barbero Donason (9 Jun 1833–24 Mar 1917), Find A Grave Memorial no. 112917381, citing Maquon Cemetery, Maquon, Knox County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Tom and Nancy Gawthrop (contributor 47512913) .