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Amanda Dillingham

DILLINGHAM. -- At the residence of Mr. Nathan Kimball, on Monday, January 12th, 1879 [should read 1880], Mrs. Amanda Dillingham, aged 81 years, 8 months and 5 days.

Mrs. Amanda Dillingham, the mother of Mrs. Robert Jones and Mrs. Kimball, died on Monday at the residence of her son-in-law Mr. Nathan Kimball, and was buried at 1 o'clock on Tuesday, in the cemetery near by. The sermon was preached by Elder Riley, pastor of the Baptist church, of which she was a member, -- the oldest, and one of the constituent members of the church. Mrs. Dillingham was born in Cattaraugus, New York, May 7, 1798, was married to Mr. Henry Dillingham Dec. 24, 1816, and at an early day removed with her husband to Indiana and settled in the neighborhood in which she died, six miles north-west from Valparaiso. She was a devoted Christian for nearly 70 years and was loved and respected by all who knew her. She leaves for children, one son and three daughters with many relatives to mourn her loss.

Newspaper: Porter County Vidette
Date of Publication: January 15, 1880
Volume Number: 24
Issue Number: 3
Page: 3
Column(s): 4

Key to Newspaper Publication Locations:
    Newspapers Published in Chesterton, Porter County, Indiana
                Chesterton Tribune
                The Tribune
                Westchester Tribune

    Newspapers Published in Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana
                Porter County Vidette
                Practical Observer
                Valparaiso Practical Observer
                Vidette and Republic
                Western Ranger

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