CLAY COUNTY MISSOURI
OBITS

Henderson – Sarah Leannice Henderson, 17 years old, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Henderson of Liberty, Mo., died yesterday afternoon at St. Luke’s Hospital.  Besides the parents, a sister, Mrs. Lela Hayes of Liberty, survives.  The body will be sent to Liberty this morning. (Source: Kansas City Star, Kansas City, Missouri, dated September 11, 1915. Transcribed by Denise Burge)


Mrs. Florence Hudson, the wife of Samuel Hudson, a well-to-do farmer of Clay county, died yesterday at her home. She was 45 years of age and leaves several children. The body will be sent today to Berry, Mo., for interment.

(Source: The Kansas City Times, Kansas City, MO – Tuesday, September 10, 1895. Transcribed by Jim Dezotell)

 


 Funeral of Mrs. Anna Hughes

Services Will Be Held This Afternoon at Liberty

     The funeral of Mrs. Anna McCarty Hughes, the widow of Daniel Hughes, who died Saturday morning at the St. Regis Hotel, will be at 1:30 o’clock this afternoon at the Christian Church in Liberty, Mo., her former home.  The Rev. E.E. Violette, pastor of the Independence Boulevard Christian Church, of which she was a member many years, will conduct the services.  The pallbearers will be Walter Brown, Montgomery Stevenson, Proctor Masters, David M. Proctor, Frank Hughes and Ralph Hughes.

     Mrs. Hughes, who was 64 years old, was the daughter of the late Capt. William A. McCarty, a Civil War veteran and pioneer merchant of Liberty, who was one of the most extensive land owners of Clay and Jackson counties.  She was born and reared in Liberty.

     With her husband, Mrs. Hughes came to Kansas City in 1898.  Shortly after their arrival here Mr. Hughes founded the Physicians’ Supply Company.  He died six years ago. (Source: Kansas City Times, Kansas City, Missouri, dated September 16, 1918. Transcribed by Denise Burge)

 


Obit: DIED--Of tubercular consumption, Sunday morning, Oct. 14th, ten miles above St. Charles on board the steamer Kansas, Miss Amelia Hubbard, aged 17 years.
The deceased was an exemplary member of the Christian church, and died in the fullest assurance of a resurrection with the redeemer. She has left a large circle of friends and acquaintances in Madison county, Ky., (from which she was emigrating with her parents to Clay county, Mo.,) to mourn her early departure. A. T. S. (Source: Glasgow Weekly Times, Glasgow, Missouri, dated Thursday, October 18, 1849. Transcribed by Kathy McDaniel)

 

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