Mrs Margaret Ann <I>Read</I> Angle


Mrs Margaret Ann Read Angle

Knowlton Township, Warren County, New Jersey, USA
Death 26 Jul 1892 (aged 63)
Bushnell, McDonough County, Illinois, USA
Burial Bushnell, McDonough County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 59528183 View Source

fron-- The Bushnell Record Friday July 29,1892--
Mrs Angles Death.
Mrs Angle account of whose taking poison, as was supposed,with sucidal intent was given in these column last week, died on Tuesday, after lingering for a week. Before she died she recovered conscious for a short time and she then stated that she had taken the poison with intent to end her existence, having become tired of life and its worry and care. She had used morphine, and to make sure that it would do its work she had taken a big spoonful of it. Shortly after making this statement she relapsed into unconsciousness and so died. Her remains were brought to this city and interred in the Bushnell cemetery on Wednesday morning followed to the grave by only a few friends, She having no relatives here. Mrs Angle was sixty -three years of age. She lived here several years, but some time ago she and her family went west. She returned a few years since, and thereafter made Bushnell her home. Her husband and son live in Dakota and she has a daughter whose home is in Nebraska. For a long time she had essayed to practice medicine in a small way, using roots and herbs, and styling herself an "electro-botanist.
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Suggested edit: Margaret was married twice. Her first husband was Daniel Havens (1831-1858), who she married on 28 September 1857, in Stillwater, Sussex County, New Jersey. They had one child a daughter - Catherine "Orilla" Havens Jones (1857 in New Jersey - 1928 in Idaho). Her second husband was Henry Angle (born 1841- in New Jersey - living in British Columbia, Canada in 1901). They had one son John Ellsworth Angle (1873 in Bushnell Township, Illinois - 1932 in Enterprise, California).
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