Nancy Stelle Hannigan

Pub. McLeansboro Times, November 6, 1913

         Nancy Stelle Hannigan, was born in Hamilton county near McLeansboro, April 27, 1827, and died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Mattie Smith, Friday evening October 24, 1913, aged 86 years, 6 months and 3 days.

She was married to Michael Hannigan in the year 1857.  He died in 1899.  To this union two children were born, James, who died in his 23rd year and Mattie, wife of Mrs. Lee Smith of this city, one brother and one sister is all that are left on her side, of a very large family.

Sister Hannigan was converted and united with Ten Mil Missionary Baptist church, at the age of twenty and remained a faithful consistent member of the same church until her death.  In her younger days she was active and interest in church work, giving to it her personal presence.

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