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|Margaret Jane Wilkinson Moyer
June 12, 1850–September 7, 1931
|Margaret Jane Wilkinson was born in Allen Co. Ohio, June 12, 1850 and died at her home in Anamosa, Sept. 7, 1931, at the age of 81 years, 2 months and 25 days.
She came to Iowa when a child of six years and has lived in Linn and Jones counties since that time. She was married to Samuel Moyer, January 18, 1876, by Rev. B. F. Hills, at the home of Daniel Moyer in Linn county. Three children were born to them: Tressa C. Moyer and Emmar Pavin of Anamosa and Mary E. Leinen of Center Junction.
She is survived by the three daughters, 10 grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren, all of whom were with her to the last.
For a number of years she was a member of the Christian Science church and a member of the Mother church in Boston, Mass., at one time. She spent a large part of her married life on a farm 4 1/2 miles south of Anamosa and twenty years in Anamosa.
Funeral services were held at the home September 9, conducted by Miss Twogood of Cedar Rapids. Burial at Forest Hill cemetery by the side of her husband, who preceded her to to heavenly home fifteen years ago. The pallbearers were Clayton Hartman, Harry Alspaugh, Lemanuel Gage, T. E. Watters, Walter Pearson and Harry Holcomb.
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