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THE LARNED EAGLE-OPTIC, 20 September 1899
Death of Mrs. Marquess

Died, at her home in Larned, Sunday morning, October 15th, 1899, after a long and severe sickness, Nancy A., wife of W. A. Marquess, aged thirty-seven years, seven months, and twenty-one days.

Nancy A. Blount, daughter of J. P. and S. E. Blount, was born at Carlisle, Nicholas county, Kentucky, February 22nd, 1862. She was married to W. M. Johnson in September 1878, and moved to Larned in the fall of the same year, where Mr. Johnson died, October 16th, 1883. She was re-married to W. A. Marquess November 2nd, 1884. Mrs. Marquess was a member of the Christian church, having united with the church at this place in 1883.

She was also a member of the Rathbone Sisters’ lodge of this city. Funeral services were held at the Christian church Monday, the Rathbone Sister attending in a body. The remains were interred in the Larned cemetery.

Transcribed and Contributed by Richard Schwartzkopf

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