Belinda <I>Baxter</I> Boone

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Belinda Baxter Boone

  • Birth 7 Oct 1847 Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 3 May 1903 Aledo, Mercer County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Aledo, Mercer County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 59355533

Mrs. Washington Boone died in this city, Sunday, May 3, 1903, at 4:15 p.m., after a lingering illness of several years. Mrs. Boone has been an invalid, having suffered greatly, but always bearing her suffering with much patience. In her home life, before her affliction, she was a devoted wife and mother, ever thoughtful of the welfare of her family and friends and always ready and willing to lend a helping hand in time of sickness and trouble. She was a member of the Methodist church of this city and was a consistent worker in the church.

Belinda Baxter was born in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, October 7, 1846. She came with her parents to Mercer county when a small child, having since resided here. She was united in marriage to Washington Boone Feb. 27, 1864, who still survives. To this union were born six children, two of whom, Jessie and Bessie are dead. Those surviving are W. J. Boone of Chicago; Mrs. G. F. Dickson, of this city; Scott of Chicago, and Dee, at home. Three sisters survive, they being Mrs. J. A. Harvey, Mrs. Mary A. Warner, of this city, and Mrs. A. R. Burke, of Orion, Il.

Funeral services were held today May 5th, at 2:30 p.m. Rev. U. Z. Gilmer officiating, and internment was in the Aledo Cemetery.

(Aledo Democrat - May 1903)


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  • Created by: E. M.
  • Added: 28 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59355533
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Belinda Baxter Boone (7 Oct 1847–3 May 1903), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59355533, citing Aledo Cemetery, Aledo, Mercer County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by E. M. (contributor 47118572) .