|Matilda Campbell Denison
|Onslow—Sept 6—Mrs. Matilda Dennison, 83, died Tuesday afternoon in the home of her daughter, Mrs. John Kennedy, after a long illness. Mrs. Dennison was born in Ireland, where she lived until a young woman. Her husband, John Dennison, now deceased, came to this country earlier and established a home and then returned for her. This home was kept at the same location now owned and occupied by the daughter Mrs. Kennedy, and where Mrs. Dennison spent her declining years.
Four daughters and three sons were born, and grew to man and womanhood in this home, six now survive.
One daughter, Mrs. Mary Orr died in 1915. Those surviving are, Mesdames Agness Kennedy, Onslow, Elizabeth McAlister, of Hopkinton, and Mrs. Anna Boomhour, of Raleigh, N. C., and three sons, Attorney John Dennison, of Los Angeles, Calif., Will Dennison, of Cedar Rapids, and Professor Beldon Dennison, of Oxford, Ohio. She is also survived by five grandchildren. Since the death of her husband in March, 1917, Mrs. Dennison has made her home with Mrs. McAlister of Hopkinton, and Mrs. Kennedy near Onslow.
Mrs. Dennison was a member of the Presbyterian church, taking an active part when health permitted.
Funeral plans are not complete.
Submitted by: Janet A. Brandt
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