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Elizabeth Adline (Ingram) Boster Biggerstaff Mitchell
|Pub. Times, May 11, 1922
Elizabeth Adline Ingram, daughter of Sewell and Ellen Ingram, was born in Hamilton County, December 8, 1838, departed this life May 4, 1922 at 11 PM at the home of her granddaughter, Mrs. James Davis of this city. Age 83 years, 4 months and 2 days. At the age of 18 she was married to Sidney Boster. To this union three children were born. One of whom survives her, Mrs. Laura Fields of Pine Bluff, Ark. Later in life when was married to Joshua Biggerstaff, and to this union five children, one of who survives, Mrs. Ollie Gunter of Enfield, Ill. After living a widow eleven years she was married to Jesse Mitchell, who preceded her to the better world 25 years ago. She has lived her entire life in Hamilton County. She professed faith in Christ at the early age of 14, and lived a consistent Christian life, being a member of the First Baptist Church in this city at the time of her death. She leaves to mourn her loss two children, three brothers, Sewell and Hosea Ingram of Wichita, Kansas and Rev.. K. W. Ingram of Macedonia, Ill. Five heartbroken grand children, who she raised, namely James and Algey Biggerstaff of Macedonia; Mrs. James Goin of East St. Louis; Mrs. James Davis and Mrs. Edgar Harrelson of McLeansboro, besides a host of other grand children, great grandchildren, relations and friends.
Funeral services were conducted at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James Davis, May 6, by Rev. R. L. Brand ___Burg, pastor of the First Baptist Church, and interment in the Odd Fellows Cemetery.
[Interred at IOOF.]
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