Nancy Elizabeth “Nannie” <I>Cleavinger</I> Cory

Nancy Elizabeth “Nannie” Cleavinger Cory

Lowemont, Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA
Death 3 Jul 1915 (aged 54)
Lansing, Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA
Burial Lansing, Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA
Plot Section 14. Lot 284. Grave 1.
Memorial ID 137322802 · View Source
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Was a Member of Prominent Pioneer Family—Funeral Will Be Held Monday Afternoon.
Mrs. Nancy Elizabeth Cory the wife of John M. Cory, passed away about 10 o'clock last night at their home at Lansing. Mrs. Cory had been confined to her home for the past six weeks. Her condition becoming serious a few weeks ago. The funeral services are to be held tomorrow afternoon at 1:30 o'clock from the home and interment will be in Mount Muncie Cemetery.
Mrs. Cory was the daughter of A. E. and Jane Cleavinger and was born at the Cleavinger family homestead at Lowemont, December 31, 1860 . Her father was a native of Kentucky and was married to Mary Jane Davidson at Dearborn, MO.
Nancy Cleavinger was married to John M. Cory October 29, 1889.
Mr. Cory is the son of J. D. and Clara Cory, who came to Kansas from Virginia in the spring of 1857.
Beside her husband she is survived by two children, Homer D. and Luella, and four brothers, Joseph D., and J. W. Cleavinger of Lowemont, A. M. Cleavinger of Rugby, Colo., and M. E. Cleavinger of Spring Lake, Tex. Mrs. Henry Lohman and Mrs. J. B. Herndon of Lansing were sisters.
Both the Cleavinger and Cory families have been prominent in this county for years and Mrs. Cory had a host of friends who will be deeply saddened by the news of her death. She was a devout Christian.

The Leavenworth Times (Leavenworth, Kansas) Sun, Jul 4, 1915, Page 9.

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