Meehan, Anna Elizabeth
- Born: 3 Sep 1867, Black Hawk township, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
- Died: 23 Jul 1915, Nishnabotny township, Crawford County, Iowa, USA
- Buried: 25 Jul 1915, Mt Olivet Cemetery, Manilla, Crawford County, Iowa, USA
Crawford County Court House, Recorders Office, Denison, Iowa
NO: Book 2, page 145
DATE OF RETURN:
NAME: Meehan, Anna Elizabeth
SEX & COLOR:
AGE: 46y 10m 20d
OCCUPATION: house keeper
DATE OF DEATH: 23 July 1915
SINGLE, MARRIED, WIDOW, WIDOWER: single
PLACE OF BIRTH: Illinois
HOW LONG RESIDED IN STATE:
PLACE OF DEATH: Nishnabotny township
CAUSE OF DEATH: pericarditis
PLACE OF BURIAL: Mt Olivet Cemetery
DATE OF BURIAL: 25 July 1915
NAME OF PHYSICIAN MAKING CERTIFICATE: J B Gardner
INFORMANT: Jno Meehan - Manilla
BORN: 3 September 1868
FATHER: Michael Meehan - Ireland
MOTHER: Hannah Ayers
SUDDEN DEATH CAUSES SORROW
Miss Anna Meehan, of Manilla, Sister of Ex-Sheriff Thos Meehan, Dies Very Suddenly Friday
HEART TROUBLE THE CAUSE
Funeral Held Sunday and Was Largely Attended, Many From Distance Being Present
Manilla, July 27 - Special. The death of Miss Anna Meehan, of this city, on Friday of last week came as a great shock to the many friends of the family in Manilla and the surrounding towns where relatives and friends of the deceased reside. No warning had been given of the sudden passing away and she had been ill but a few hours when the end came, as the result of heart trouble.
Anna Elizabeth Meehan was born at Milan, Rock Island county, Ill, Sept 3, 1867, and came with her parents to Iowa in March of the year 1881, where they resided until two years ago, when they moved into the town of Manilla and have since made their home with her brother.
She leaves to mourn her loss her mother, three sisters and two brothers, namely; Mrs Hannah Meehan, Mrs P J Hanrahan, both of Manilla; Mrs P J Lally, of Manning; Mrs C C Houlihan, of Denison; J J Meehan, of Manilla; Thos R Meehan, of Redfield, S D. One sister, Mrs E A Hickey, passed away five years ago.
Miss Meehan was loved by a large number of warm friends by whom her death will be felt as a keen loss, and her motto is said to have been "All friends and no enemies." She devoted her time to the care of her mother and did all in her power to make the lives of those around her happy and contented.
The funeral was held on Sunday morning at the Sacred Heart Catholic church and the remains laid to rest in the Catholic cemetery at this place.
Those who attended the funeral from a distance were as follows: L Conway, of Preemption, Ill; George Caltey, Mr and Mrs Martin Hickey and son, Morris, of Adair; Mrs Thomas Dolan and Mrs Gordon, of Mealo; Mrs Mary Astrid, of Atlantic; Mrs John Meehan, of Council Bluffs; Mr and Mrs J Caltey of Neola; Miss Elizabeth and Thomas Meehan, of Denison; Mr and Mrs J Houlihan, Mr and Mrs E L Champion, Mr and Mrs John Kintry, of Vail; Thos Meehan and Mrs Costella, of Vail and Mrs Mary O'Brien and children of Ute.
The Denison Review, Wednesday, July 28, 1915, page 1, column 3
Card number 159
Postoffice address - Manilla