Margaret Columbia <I>O'Neal</I> Hatcher

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Margaret Columbia O'Neal Hatcher

  • Birth 3 Dec 1842 Mount Sterling, Brown County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 24 Mar 1917 Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Lamoni, Decatur County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 39273862

Reporter (Leon, Iowa) of 4/5/1917:

Mrs. Margaret Hatcher

Margaret Columbia O’Neal was born at Mt Sterling, Illinois, December 3, 1842. On April 18, 1858, she was united in marriage to Mr. John Hatcher who preceded her to the better life only a few years ago. The fruits of this union were 11 children, five sons and six daughters, seven of whom survive her: O.M. of Cooper, Iowa; Mrs. Ella Johnson of Florence, Colorado; Mrs. Mary Ann Haas of Lamoni; Mrs. Fannie Anderson of Kansas City, Mo.; Harry of Kennewick, Washington; Elmer of Lamoni; Mrs. Blanche Gelatt of Des Moines; a little son, Jesse died when but four months old and a little daughter, Lucy, died when four years of age.

John B. and Effie Pearl lived to manhood and womanhood but have since passed away. She also leaves twenty-eight grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

She was baptized February 7, 1874 in Greene county, Iowa, by Elder Samuel Longbottom, and with her husband removed to Lamoni in 1891, where he died in January, 1914. She died I Des Moines, Iowa March 24, 1917, being therefore 74 years, 3 months and 3 days old. Funeral was from the home of her daughter, Mrs. John Haas in Lamoni March 26, 1917, sermon by Elder Herman C. Smith, Elder Elmer E. Long assisting in the service.

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  • Created by: Darleen J. Chipman
  • Added: 10 Jul 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 39273862
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Margaret Columbia O'Neal Hatcher (3 Dec 1842–24 Mar 1917), Find A Grave Memorial no. 39273862, citing Rose Hill Cemetery, Lamoni, Decatur County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Darleen J. Chipman (contributor 46829006) .