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Rebecca Jane Smith

DIED, at her residence on East Main street, Valparaiso, on the 14th inst., Rebecca Jane Smith. Deceased was born in Cass co., Michigan, April 30, 1838, was married to William B. Smith, December 30, 1860, united with the Christian church on Morgan Prairie in 1857. She was a faithful wife and a kind and sympathetic neighbor, and was greatly loved by all who were intimate with her. She was conscious of death's approach, and told her friends that she was ready to go. She leaves a mother, three sisters, two brothers, and a husband to mourn their loss. The funeral service took place at the family residence on the 16th inst., in the presence of a large company of sympathizing friends and neighbors, being conducted by E. S. Riley, pastor of the Baptist church.

Newspaper: Porter County Vidette
Date of Publication: April 23, 1885
Volume Number: 29
Issue Number: 17
Page: 5
Column(s): 3

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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