Davenport, Scott, Iowa
Saturday, March 28, 1896
Saturday morning, March 28, 1856, at 7 o'clock, the spirit of James
Henry passed from earth. He was born near Newtown, Linnavady, County
of Derry, Ireland, December 19, 1817, and emigrated to America April 12, 1850,
and arrived in Philadelphia, Pa., May 22, going from there to Westport,
Kentucky, June 11, 1850, thence to Indiana and making his home there until
the spring of 1853, when he came to LeClaire March 15, of that year,
on a farm in LeClaire township, then removing to a farm in Lincoln township in
1854, where he resided until retiring Oct. 27, 1892, when with his family he
came to this city. He was married to Eliza Ann Long in October, 1850,
at Pittsburgh, Pa. She died June 25, 1861.
On June 25, 1863, he was married to Margaret Crooks Brown, who died April 2,
1895. Three children were the fruits of this union, two dying in infancy. One
daughter, Miss Anna, with
her step-brother and sister, Charles and Mary Brown, are left to mourn the
loss of kind parents gone before.
The funeral will occur March 30, at 10:30 a.m., with services at the
residence. Interment at Oakdale cemetery.
Nashua, Chickasaw, Iowa
June 30, 1926
Mrs. James Crommie Dead
Mrs. James Crommie, a sister of Mrs. Rob't Ligget of
this city, died Friday, June 18 at the home of her son and daughter-in-law, Mr.
and Mrs. Robert J. Crommie at Havre, Mont., and funeral was held Monday, June 21
from the Presbyterian church at Hendrum, Minn. and interment was in the cemetery
near that town.
Martha Canning Crommie was born in Dungiven, Derry county,
Ireland, in 1847. She came to the U.S. in 1869 and was married to James Crommie
in 1877. The family came to Hendrum in 1890. She suffered a paralytic stroke
about a year and a half ago since which time she had been an invalid. About a
year ago she was taken to the home of her son Robert where she was tenderly
cared for until her death. She is survived by three sons, Robert of Havre,
Mont., Henry of Seattle, Wash., and Thomas of Rimby, Alta., Canada. Three
sisters, Mrs. Hunter of Grandin, Mrs. C.W. Canning of Hendrum and Mrs. Ligget of
Nashua, Iowa, and one brother, John Canning of Hendrum, also survive. Mrs.
Crommie was a woman of quiet disposition and enjoyed a large circle of friends.
Two nephews, Fred Ligget of this place and Charles
Ligett of Charles City attended the funeral, and were accompanied home by Mr.
and Mrs. Robert Crommie, of Havre, Mont.
Burlington Hawk Eye
Burlington, Des Moines co. Iowa
July 5, 1849
In this city on the evening of
the 27th June, Mrs. ANNA GRAHAM, aged 85 years. She was from Trumbund, county of
Derry, Ireland. She embraced the christian religion in her youth and continued
to be a consistent follower of Christ till the hour of her death. "Blessed
are the dead who die in the Lord."-Comm.
Jackson Sentinel; Maquoketa,
Jackson Co, IA; Apr 1, 1955
Dr. A. Dingwell Rites Are Held
Monday in Clinton.
Funeral services for a former Maquoketa dentist,
Dr. Andrew Dingwell, 88, were held Monday afternoon in Clinton. Dr. Bruce
McCullough officiated and burial was made in Clinton Memorial park. DeMolay
Consistory conducted memorial services at the funeral home.
Dr. Dingwell, an uncle of Sam Wilcox of Maquoketa, died
Friday in Jane Lamb hospital, where he had been a patient for about two weeks.
Born in Londonderry, Ireland, Sept. 4, 1866, he was a son of Samuel and Jane
Hutchinson Dingwell. At the age of 14 he accompanied two aunts to the United
States and settled in DeWitt.
After graduating from DeWitt high school, he took his
pre-dental studies at Monmouth college and then entered the dental college at
the State University of Iowa. He graduated from S.U.I. in 1890.
In 1894 he was married to Clara Green at Cedar Falls.
He practiced dentistry one year at DeWitt and then moved to Maquoketa. Here he
practiced another year before opening his office in Clinton in 1892.
Dr. Dingwell retired from active practice in 1926. A
member of DeMolay Consistory, he was also a member of the O.E.S., Kaaba Shrine
and the First Presbyterian church. His wife and 13 nephews survive. His parents
and two brothers preceded him in death.
Correctionville, Woodbury, Iowa; July 15, 1909
MRS. JAMES M'CAW DIES HERE AT THE
AGE OF 87 YEARS
Mrs. James McCaw, a resident of Correctionville for 21
years, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. A.C. Smith Monday afternoon. She
had been ill for some weeks, being first afflicted with pneumonia early in the
summer. The funeral was held Tuesday afternoon and was very largely attended.
Interment was in the new portion of the local cemetery, her's being the first
grave to be made in the newly acquired plot. The services were conducted by Rev.
W.J. Todd. The pallbearers were: O.P. Riordan, A.W. Bryan, Dr. O.I. Cook, Orson
D. Castle, Oscar D. Castle and E.C. Bailey. The three children of deceased were
present at the funeral, Mrs. A.C. Smith, Miss Margaret McCaw of Correctionville
and William J. McCaw of Dixon, Neb. The latter's wife was also here.
Margaret Kirkpatrick was born in Colearine, Ireland,
Feb. 12, 1822, and died in Correctionville July 12, 1909. When 30 years of age
she came to America, leaving the old home just 57 years ago Tuesday, the date of
her burial. After living in New York City 4 years she came to Illinois where she
was married to James McCaw Dec. 29, 1857. Three children were born to them, all
of whom survive. Mrs. McCaw was a member of the old Presbyterian church in
Ireland from an early age and always endeavored to lead a consistent Christian
life. In 1871 she moved to eastern Iowa and in April, 1888 came to
Correctionville, where she lived with her daughter, Mrs. Smith. During her
residence here she was a member of the Methodist church and was remarkably
active in church and religious work.
Waterloo Daily Courier;
Waterloo, Black Hawk, Iowa; October 5, 1947
MRS. JOSEPH MURRAY
Mrs. Joseph Murray, 59, of 1927 Mulberry street, died
at 7:25 a.m. Monday of a heart ailment which caused a relapse following surgery
at Presbyterian hospital Sept. 24. She had been convalescing at home.
Born Aug. 14, 1886, in Londonderry, Ireland, daughter
of Hugh and Sarah Gallagher, she came to America 34 years ago and soon after was
married to Joseph Murray at Grundy Center, Ia. They moved to Waterloo a short
time after their marriage.
Mrs. Murray was a member of St. John's Catholic church
Surviving are her husband, one son, Joseph, four
daughters, Mrs. Thomas Carpenter, Bismark, N.D., Mrs. Ray Zahler, Denver, Colo.,
Mrs. Vernon Weinberg, Plainfield, Ia., and Mrs. Joseph Lavenz, 122 Mobile
street, Waterloo; two sisters in Londonderry, Mrs. John McCombs and Mrs. Sam
Robinson; and six grandchildren. Two brothers preceded her in death.
The body is at O'Keefe & Towne funeral home.
Iowa Recorder; Greene, Butler, Iowa; February 22, 1939
Mrs. H. Montgomery Rites Held Saturday
Was 88 Years Old on Last Birthday
Came to Butler County in 1876- Has Lived Here Since that Time
Mrs. Annie Montgomery, who
has lived in Greene since 1895 with the exception of a few years spent in
South Dakota and Minnesota, died Thursday afternoon at 12:30 at her home
Mrs. Montgomery suffered a fall on July 30th in
1938 wherein she broke her hip, and from which she never fully recovered.
Rev. F.A. Munneke, assisted by Rev. Stanley
Kenderdine, pastor of the Methodist church, officiated at the funeral
service which were held in the Presbyterian church Saturday afternoon.
Burial was in Rose Hill cemetery, W.H. Cheney, R.O. Morris, Mrs. D.H.
Ellis and Mrs. R.J. Pooley sang "Rock of Ages", accompanied by
Mrs. Dean Belknap. Casket bearers were John Turner, Will Cheney, Lou Barth,
Albert Behnke, Emil Martzahn and Bert Wilkins.
Annie Alcorn, daughter of James and Mary Alcorn
was born at Londonderry, Ireland in May 1850. She came to America in 1869
and lived in Boston, Mass. for about 8 years. In 1876 she came west to
visit her sister, Mrs. John Montgomery and has made her home in Butler
county ever since, except for a few years spent in Minnesota and Dakota.
On March 17, 1877, she was married to Henry
Montgomery. To this union were born seven children, three of whom died in
infancy. She was preceded in death by her husband and a son, Thomas James.
She is survived by one son, Eugene, and two
daughters, Emma Montgomery and Mrs. Harold Stuntz. Also nine grandchildren
and three great grandchildren. She was baptized in infancy and confirmed
in the Episcopal church. In 1895 she became a member of the Presbyterian
church of Greene. She was 88 years and 9 months old at the time of her