Anderson, Rachel Yerkes Atkinson

Submitted by Kim Macklin on Mon, 07/26/2010 - 01:58

Mercer Dispatch
Friday, October 21, 1910
Mrs Rachel Y. Anderson, widow of Matthias Anderson, died at her home in Jefferson township Wednesday, aged 77 years. She had been ill about three weeks and death was caused by an enlargement of the liver with complications. Her maiden name was Atkinson. She was born in Eastern Pennsylvania, but had been a resident of Mercer county for over sixty years. She was a member of the Big Bend Methodist Church, a woman of fine character and pleasing disposition and was highly esteemed by all who know her. She is survived by the following children: G.K., M.M. and Mrs J.N Rickert, of Greenville; W.W., of Sharpsville; L.L. of Sharon; Mrs W.D. Smith, of Fredonia; Jones, Mrs Wm. Steingrabe and Frances, of Jefferson Township, and P.C.,, of Mercer. Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock this afternoon and interment will be made in the Zahniser cemetery.

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