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Parmella Jane “Jane” Banister Singleton

  • Birth Jan 1872 Adair County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 13 Sep 1936 Lucas County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Lucas, Lucas County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 52866117

Parmella Jene Banister married William Singleton on 24 July 1894 in Adair co., Iowa. They were the parents of Levi B., Hughy Roy, Ester, Clyde, Dorothy, and Bertha Irene Singleton.

Jane had been gathering kindling wood on the Columbus school grounds and was going to her home, it was said. Witesses reported that she stopped when halfway across the pavement and was apparently confused by the flow of traffic, started running directly in the path of the driver's car. The car, traveling west, knocking her against another car that had stopped to wait for traffic to clear so the driver could drive on the highway. Death was caused by internal injuries. She also suffered cuts, bruises, and both arms were broken. She lived only about 2 hours after the accident.


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  • Created by: karen christy meeker
  • Added: 26 May 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 52866117
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Parmella Jane “Jane” Banister Singleton (Jan 1872–13 Sep 1936), Find A Grave Memorial no. 52866117, citing Fry Hill Cemetery, Lucas, Lucas County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by karen christy meeker (contributor 46936087) .