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Harriet M. Rowe Mott
September 16, 1823–March 12, 1907

Youngest of Seventeen Children
Married Philander Mott

Harriet M. Rowe was born at Casanovia, New York, Sept. 16, 1823 and died at Anamosa, Iowa March 12, 1907 age 83 years, 5 months and 2 days. Deceased was the youngest of seventeen children all of whom are now dead. When but 15 years of age she married Philander Mott. To this union were born 3 children, a son and two daughters. Both daughters lie buried in one grave in Cortland, New York. After the death of the Daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Mott removed to Fairview, Iowa in 1864, and resided there until the death of her husband in December 1903 when she removed with her son to Anamosa. She united early in life with the M.E. church in McGrawville, New York and has continued a member of that denomination ever since. Ill health has for many years prevented her from attending worship. She has long been a sufferer from ill health and death came a welcome release.
She leaves 1 son, 2 grandsons, 2 granddaughters and also 6 great-grandchildren to mourn her loss.
Funeral services were held at Fairview M.E. church, Thursday at 1 p.m. Interment was at Wilcox cemetery, Viola, Iowa.
Those attending the funeral Were W. A. Mott and wife of Hale, Iowa, Mrs. N. Coon of Oxford Junction, Iowa and Mrs. Mamie Wilson, of Davenport, Iowa.

Submitted by: Kathy Anthony


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