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 Louisa Jane <I>Ward</I> Rutherford

Louisa Jane Ward Rutherford

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Death 20 Apr 1972 (aged 96)
Burial Caryville, Campbell County, Tennessee, USA
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From the LaFollette Press, Thursday, April 27, 1972:

MRS. LOUISA WARD RUTHERFORD, CIVIL WAR WIDOW, DIES

Prehaps the last Civil War widow in the area, Mrs. Louisa Ward Rutherford died on her 96th birthday at Lake City Hospital Thursday.

She was the widow of Granville Rutherford who was a Union Army soldier who was captured after several battles in the war. He has been dead since October, 1929.

She was a member of the Baptist Church.

She made her home with Everett Rutherford, a son, at Oliver Springs. She also leaves sons Mose of LaFollette and Lawrence of New Albany, Ind., 16 grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

Services were held at 2 p.m. April 22 at Martin Funeral Home in Lake City with burial in Rains Grove Cemetery.


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  • Created by: Larry & Edie Doepel
  • Added: 5 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17301702
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Louisa Jane Ward Rutherford (20 Apr 1876–20 Apr 1972), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17301702, citing Rains Grove Cemetery, Caryville, Campbell County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Larry & Edie Doepel (contributor 46583214) .