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 Katherine “Kate” <I>Cleaver</I> Blowney

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Katherine “Kate” Cleaver Blowney

  • Birth 28 Feb 1829 England
  • Death 14 Jun 1902 Waukegan, Lake County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Waukegan, Lake County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 5025897

Wife of Benjamin G. Blowney and daughter of Charles and Jane Barker Cleaver.

Waukegan Daily Sun Saturday, June 14, 1902
AGED RESIDENT DEAD.

MRS. B. G. BLOWNEY EXPIRED
AT 3:45 THIS AFTERNOON.

Mrs. Katherine Blowney, wife of B. G. Blowney, died at her home, 306 Franklin street, at 3:35 this afternoon, her demise culminating an extended period of ill health.
Mrs Blowney was in the 74th year of her age.
She was one of the county's earliest settlers, locating with her husband upon a farm near Gurnee in 1840, and later moving to Waukegan which city she had seen grow from a wilderness. She was a most estimable woman, who during her long life in city and county gained universal respect and friendship.
No arrangement has yet been made for the funeral, though it will probably be held Monday.

Precedded in death by her children:

William Lincoln Blowney 1858-1860
Delos Cleaver Blowney 1860-1860
Henry Ellsworth "Elmer" Blowney 1862-1929
Elizabeth A. Blowney 1866-
Benjamin Charles Blowney 1868-1940
Walter Samuel Blowney 1870-1929


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Gravesite Details Sister of Elizabeth Jane Cleaver, Isabella Cleaver and Sarah Jane Dowst.

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  • Created by: Janice Buchanan
  • Added: 23 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5025897
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Katherine “Kate” Cleaver Blowney (28 Feb 1829–14 Jun 1902), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5025897, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Waukegan, Lake County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Janice Buchanan (contributor 47625759) .