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 Melinda <I>Nelson</I> Lines

Melinda Nelson Lines

Birth
Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 9 Jun 1932 (aged 84)
Burial Sabetha, Nemaha County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 161003410 · View Source
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Mrs. Malinda Lines, who has been an invalid for some time and practically helpless for the past year passed away at the home of her son, Howard Lines in Sabetha Thursday. She has been a patient sufferer thru the long months tenderly cared for by her children.
Melinda Nelson Lines was born in Clearfield County, PA., November 9thm 1847, and departed this life June 9th 1932, at the age of 84 years and 7 months.
She was married to Joseph Lines in Duboise, PA., in 1865. To this union 8 children were born three of whom, Mary, Frank and Eva, have preceded her in death. Her husband, Joseph Lines, died 26 years ago last December.
The living children are: Jesse and Howard Lines, of this city; Rev. N. H. Lines, pastor of the Methodist church, Buhl, Idaho; Harry Lines, Oak Creek, Colo.; and Mrs. Mabel Fleming of Los Angeles, Calif.
She also leaves seven grand children, three great grandchildren, and a host of friends She has been a member of the Methodist church since early childhood. She was a devout Christian, a devoted mother, and a loyal friend.
For the last year she has made her home with her son, Howard Lines, of this city.
Funeral services were held at the Methodist church Saturday afternoon, conducted by Rev. J. O. Borton and the body laid to rest in the Sabetha cemetery beside that of her husband. The pallbearers were: Ray Van Zant, Milton Mishler, Harry Smith, Walter Waters, Clyde Myrick and Leonard Smith
Among the relatives here for the funeral were: Rev. N.H. Lines, Buhl, Idaho; Mr. and Mrs. Ray Van Zant of Kansas City, Mo.; and Mr and Mrs. Milton Mishler of St, Joe, Mo., Others who came were, Mrs. O. W. Wikle and Miss Elizabeth Sethmuth of Kansas City. ---The Sabetha Herald, June 15, 1932


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  • Created by: Larry Gilbert
  • Added: 13 Apr 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 161003410
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Melinda Nelson Lines (9 Nov 1847–9 Jun 1932), Find A Grave Memorial no. 161003410, citing Sabetha Cemetery, Sabetha, Nemaha County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Larry Gilbert (contributor 46821852) .