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Mary A Cheyney - Her funeral was reported in the Newspaper about 1914 (The
photo is a reproduction of the newspaper article). The following is a quote
from the paper:
The funeral of Mrs.. Mary A. Cheyney, 94 years old, a resident of Colorado,
for the last 38 years, who died Saturday afternoon at the home of her
daughter, Mrs.. D.G. Dunsmore, 845 South Log St, will be held at 10 o'clock
this morning from Olinger's mortuary. Interment will be at Fairmont
Mrs.. Cheyney came to Colorado from Ohio, in 1876, driving overland with an
ox team. Soon after her arrival here she moved to Fort Lupton with her
husband. They located on a farm and lived there until the time of the
latter's death in 1902.
She married in Pennsylvania her native state in 1840. Eight children, two of
whom survive, were born. She is also survived by 17 grandchildren, 11 great
grand children and (?) great great grandchildren.
Up to the time of her death Mrs.. Cheyney had been well and active. A few
minutes before she died she had been talking and joking with a .......
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