MRS* MARIA DEACON DIES
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Interment of the body of Mrs. Maria Deacon, 91. was made in Union cemetery here on Wed¬ nesday afternoon of this week. Mrs. Deacon, who was making" her home with a son in Cleveland, died there Monday evening: fol¬ lowing a stroke. Rites were held in the home earlier in the day and for the benefit of Toledo and Elmore relatives who could not be there, the casket was opened at the cemetery.
Mrs. Deacon was born in Wan¬ tage, England, August 29, 1839, and with her husband, now de¬ ceased, came to Elmore to live shortly after the Civil War. They settled on the farm northeast of town now owned and occupied by Frank Baker and family; and that continued to be her home until a few years ago when she went to live with her son. She is surviv¬ ed by five daughters and two sons,
also 21 grandchildren and 23 j great-grandchildren. j
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