Almira V. Young

Miss Almira V. Young, who has been afflicted the past ten or twelve weeks with yellow jaundice died this morning at 8 o'clock at the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Robert Young in the arcade addition. She had been living at Winslow for the past 4 or 5 years, returning to Freeport four weeks ago last Tuesday. Miss Young was born July 25, 1866 on a farm 11⁄2 miles northwest of the village of Dakota. She was a member of the Methodist Church and was regarded as an earnest and constant Christian. In 1895 the family came to Freeport. The parents, one brother and 3 sisters survive. W.W. Young, Margaret and Sarah Young of Freeport and Mrs. Ardell Harrison of Winslow.
The funeral will be held Saturday afternoon at one o'clock from the family residence in the Arcade Addition.Rev. Mr. Collins will officiate. Burial will be at Cedarville, Illinois.
Obituary from a Freeport, Illinois newspaper, 16 June, 1904
Submitted by: Randy Campbell 17 Jan 2000

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