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 Mary Obedience <I>Smith</I> Fail

Mary Obedience Smith Fail

Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois, USA
Death 12 Jun 1904 (aged 66)
Barton County, Kansas, USA
Burial Rice County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 35558507 · View Source
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Mary Obedience married 1st to James MacGregor Peters on 28 Aug 1861 in Petersburg, Menard Co, Illinois. They had 2 daughters and James died in 1864 in Menard Co, Illinois. Mary Obedience married 2nd to George Bradshaw on 31 March 1867 in Harrison Co, Missouri and they had twin daughters & a son before he died in 1869 in Harrison Co, MO. Mary Obedience married 3rd to Ira Webster Peer Fail on 30 Dec 1874 in Bethany, Harrison Co, Missouri and they had 1 son before Ira died in 1919 in Hodgeman Co, Kansas.

from the Hoisington (Barton Co, Kansas) Dispatch, June 16, 1904:
Mrs Fail Dead Mrs Mary O Fail, wife of I W Fail, died at the age of 64 years Sunday morning (June 12) at 9 o'clock at her home 13 miles northwest of town . She has been sick for some time with consumption and her death was expected. She leaves a husband and several children. She was the mother of Mrs W E Hollar. The remains were shipped to Crawford, (Rice Co) Kansas for interment Monday morning.

from Little River Monitor, Little River, Rice Co, Kansas June 16, 1904:
Mrs Fail, wife of Ira Webster Fail, died at her home near Hoisington, Barton county, Kansas, Sunday, June 12, 1904. She was an aged lady and had been failing in health for some time. The remains were brought to Rice county and interred in the Forest Home cemetery, near her former home. The family moved to Barton county two years ago. The bereaved husband and family have the sympathy of many Rice county friends.

notes from Richard L Kenyon, family researcher:
The obituaries give the same date of death as given for Mary in her husband's obituary, and reveals that they moved to a farm 13 miles northwest of Hoisington in Barton county in 1902.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 35558507
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Obedience Smith Fail (1 Oct 1837–12 Jun 1904), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35558507, citing Forest Home Cemetery, Rice County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Joe Gibbens (contributor 48740479) .