The Auburn Courier, Auburn, Indiana
Eliza A. McClellan was born in Wayne
County, Ohio, May 12, 1819, and died
May 16, 1907, aged 88 years and 4 days.
She was the youngest of a family of twelve children, five
boys and seven
In 1832 she was married to Wm. George and
together they came to DeKalb
county, Indiana, settling on a farm in Jackson
township, May 5, 1841. Here they endured
the privations and hardships of pioneer life.
To this union were born six children, three boys and three
girls. The husband, one son and two
preceded her to the better land. The
daughter, Missouri A., died when a child; the husband and daughter,
died in 1877. The son, John William,
died at Knoxville,
Tenn., in 1873,
while in the service of his
country. She leaves two sons, and one
daughter, fourteen grandchildren and four great grandchildren together
large circle of friends to mourn her departure.
was a Christian, a firm believer in the teachings of her Savior, was a
of the Rehobeth M. P. church. She
loving mother, a kind friend and good neighbor and was universally
liked by all
who knew her.
The funeral services of
Eliza A. George were held Sunday,
May 19, at 11 a.m. at Rehobeth M. P. church.
officiating. Interment in Evergreen
cemetery, Ray Dilgard funeral