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 Mary <I>Merrill</I> Boone

Mary Merrill Boone

Birth
Harrison County, Ohio, USA
Death 14 Mar 1923 (aged 81)
Coggon, Linn County, Iowa, USA
Burial Quasqueton, Buchanan County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 79571448 · View Source
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Mary Merrill was born 5 Aug 1841 at Ulrichville, Ohio. She was one of eleven children, five boys and six girls born to John and Margaret (Guthrie) Merrill. She came to Iowa in June 1849 and settled near Quasqueton. On March 15 1857 she married Chas Boone. They were parents of three children, John of near Coggon and two who died in infancy. Her husband preceded her in death Dec. 6, 1922.
The deceased joined the Hickory Grove Presbyterian Church near Quasqueton, when a young girl and was always a faithful member and loved and served her God well. She was a member of Zion Presbyterian Church. She was a woman of quiet and kindly ways, humble, cheerful and hopeful all her days, never complaining or shirking a task. Her friends, who were many, were drawn to her by the sincerity and nobility of her character. Her loved ones know full well how happy she make her home.
She is survived by her son, John of Coggon, two grandsons, Leonard and Gerald: two brothers, Albert Merrill of Winthrop and John Merrill of Ames, two sisters, Mrs Alice Slemmons of Independence and Mrs Margaret Milne of Creighton, Neb and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 21 with interment in Hickory Gove cememtery.


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  • Created by: Evelyn Evans
  • Added: 30 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 79571448
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Merrill Boone (5 Aug 1841–14 Mar 1923), Find A Grave Memorial no. 79571448, citing Hickory Grove Cemetery, Quasqueton, Buchanan County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Evelyn Evans (contributor 46929020) .