Person:Elizabeth Howerton (6)

Elizabeth Ann Howerton
b.29 September 1822 Rhea County, Tennessee
m. bef. 1848
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Name Elizabeth Ann Howerton
Gender Female
Birth[1] 29 September 1822 Rhea County, Tennessee
Marriage bef. 1848 to Samuel Beckner
Death[1] 19 March 1903 Argos, Marshall County, Indiana
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    Elizabeth Ann Howerton Beckner
    Birth 29 Sep 1822
    Rhea County, Tennessee, USA
    Death 19 Mar 1903 (aged 80)
    Argos, Marshall County, Indiana, USA
    Burial: Walnut Church of the Brethren Cemetery
    Argos, Marshall County, Indiana, USA

    Wife of Samuel Beckner

    OBITUARY: The Bremen Enquirer, 26 Mar 1903, Page 1. Downloaded 30 Jan 2007. MRS. ELIZABETH BECKNER. --- Elizabeth Ann (Howerton) Beckner was born in Rhea county, Tenn,. Sept. 29, 1822, and died at her home near Argos, March 19, 1903. On July 22, 1841 she was married to Samuel Beckner, deceased. To this union was born twelve children, two of who preceded their mother in death. With her husband and family she moved to Marshall county, near Bremen, in 1863, and in 1874 to the present home near Argos. She united first with the Baptist church, but after coming Indiana joined the German Baptist or Brethren church, living an exemplary life and maintaining a Christ like spirit at all times. She was a kind and affectionate companion, an indulgent mother, a good neighbor, ever ready to assist the needy, loved and respected by all who knew her, and will be greatly missed. Funeral services were conducted by Elder Daniel Wysong, of Nappanee, at the Brethren church, six miles southeast of Argos; internment in the cemetery near by.