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Death of Mrs. James Giddens

Mrs. James Giddens died at the home of her son, M. Giddens., in this city February 8th, aged ninety-three years. She had been sick with grippe for several weeks before her death and at the advanced age was unable to rally from the attack. The burial took place at Great Bend, Rev. Barton preaching the funeral sermon.
Sarah Armstrong was born in Lincolnshire, England, January 2, 1814. She was married to James Giddens June 6, 1837. The came to Quincy, Illinois, in August 1871, and later to Great Bend in 1879. She was the mother of twelve children. Her husband and four children preceded her to the better world. Four children live in Illinois, one in Washington, one in California and two in Kansas. She was converted and joined the Methodist church about fifty years ago.
Transcribed and Contributed by Richard Schwartzkopf

Last Updated:  Tuesday, July 26, 2005 14:03:33

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