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Hazelrigg, Mary Emily
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May 22 1912
Newspaper Article: Mary Emily Hoskin was born in Derry township, Pike county, Illinois, Nov. 17, 1850. She was a daughter of Charles and Eliza (Shinn) Hoskin, who were among the earliest settlers of the township. She was married to Wesley T. Hazelrigg Dec. 26, 1869. An only child, Cora, was born of this union Oct. 4, 1871, and died when a young woman Feb. 12, 1892. She and her husband became members of the Christian church many years ago, and she died in the faith Sunday morning May 10, 1912, at their residence in El Dara, where she had lived for the past 40 year. The bereaved husband, a little adopted daughter, Geneva Spencer, two brothers, Clement L. and William, and one sister, Mrs. Rachel Pryor, are the family mourners.

A funeral was preached at the home by their pastor, Elder J. W. Pearson, and the remains were laid to rest in the family lot at the Taylor-Martin cemetery Tuesday afternoon.
Source: The Barry Adage

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