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Title: Williamsport, IN Warren Review Thursday, July 17, 1902 Edition
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An Aged Lady Dead Mrs. Elizabeth Palmer-Grames was born June 12, 1805, in County Monaghan, Ireland. She married Jas. Grames at the age of 20 and came to America in 1852, and after a few years of residence in Ohio they came to Indiana and settled on the farm near Rainsville, Warren County, where they continued to live until the death of the husband in 1896, when she afterwards made her home with the only surviving daughter, Mrs. James Anderson, of Williamsport. She had always been a strong Vigorous woman until rendered a cripple some five years ago. She was the mother of nine children, only three of whom, one daughter and two sons, survive her. There are also thirty-one grandchildren, forty-seven great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild. While in Ireland she was a member of the Episcopal Church, but never identified herself with any church in this country; but she had a living faith, which was felt by all who knew her. Although confined to her bed for a number of years she retained keen interest in the outside world. She had a kindly greeting for everyone and inquired eagerly about old friends. Very few persons are permitted to live as long, she being ten years of age at the time of the battle of Waterloo. She has often told her children and grandchildren about the rejoicing at that time and the songs they sang to commemorate that event. Mrs. Grames died at her daughter's home in this place on Wednesday evening, July 9, 1902 at 5:30 o'clock, in the 98th year of her life. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. Wm. Wilmer at the Methodist Church in Rainsville at 1:30 o'clock p.m., and interment was made in the Rainsville cemetery beside the remains of her husband. The pallbearers were grandchildren of the deceased: Will and Ed Grames, Will and Frank Anderson, John and Will Grames.

Date: 7/17/1902
Origin: Warren Review Extracted from Microfilm
Author: Sharon Roberts
Record ID: 00003795
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Date Entered: 4/7/2015
Entered By: Chris Brown

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