Mary Polly <I>Ennis</I> Vance

Mary Polly Ennis Vance

Greene County, Ohio, USA
Death 27 Feb 1895 (aged 88)
Eddyville, Mahaska County, Iowa, USA
Burial Eddyville, Mahaska County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 22633166 · View Source
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Second wife of James Vance.

Death of Grandma Vance:
Again death has called from our midst an old and highly esteemed Citizen. Grandma Vance, died at the home of her son, Z. T. Vance, on Wednesday Feb. 27, 1895 after an illness of a few weeks, superinduced by her extreme age and frail condition. Surrounded by her sons and daughters, who had been tearfully waiting for the spirit to take its flight for many weary days and nights, she passed away as calmy and peacefully as a child goes to sleep.
Mary Ennis Vance was born in Green County, Ohio, December 28, 1806 - Died February 27, 1895, lacking one day of being 88 years and two months of age. She was married to Col. James Vance in 1831. The came west in 1842 and the following year settled in Mahaska County two miles north of Eddyville, where they continued to reside for many years, rearing a family of three sons and two daughters, all of whom survive her. Mrs. Elmira Brubaker, of Marion County; Bradley Vance, of Warren County; Mrs. Louisa Rouse, of Jasper County; James E. Vance, of Mahaska County, and Z . T. Vance, of this city; all of whom have been present during her last illness, tenderly administering to and cheering her in her last moments on earth. She possessed a sweet and gentle spirit, a happy and cheerful disposition and was beloved by all who knew her. Conscious of her near departure she expressed her readiness and willingness to go.

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  • Created by: Linda Goebel
  • Added: 3 Nov 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22633166
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Polly Ennis Vance (28 Dec 1806–27 Feb 1895), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22633166, citing Highland Cemetery, Eddyville, Mahaska County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Linda Goebel (contributor 46610261) .