Person:Jane McCutcheon (4)

Jane McCutcheon
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  1. Jane McCutcheon1840 - 1939
m. 22 Feb 1866
  1. Anna Lemon1868 - 1934
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Name Jane McCutcheon
Alt Name Jennie McCutcheon
Gender Female
Birth[1] 18 Feb 1840 Meadeville, Pennsylvania
Marriage 22 Feb 1866 to Connie M. Lemon
Death[1] Jan 1939 Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States
Burial? Valley Twp., Guthrie Co. IA
  1. 1.0 1.1 Unknown newspaper.

    Mrs. Jennie Lemon died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. R. G. Chittenden, 2104 Forest Avenue, Des Moines, following a long illness. She would have been 99 year of age February 18 next. Mrs. Lemon was born at Meadeville, PA. She came to Iowa by oxen team in 1857 and first settled at Crawfordsville, Iowa. She was married to Captain Connie Lemon in 1866 and moved to Guthrie county via covered wagon. They forded the Des Moines river at the present site of the Des Moines post office. Her husband acquired a farm in Guthrie county from the U. S. Government and the title from said farm has never been transferred. Her husband following retirement as a farmer moved to Guthrie Center and for a number of years served as Auditor of Guthrie county. He died sixteen years ago. Mrs. Lemon continued her residence in Guthrie county until 7 years ago since which time she has made her home with her daughter in Des Moines She was a member of the Women's Relief Corps and the Methodist church of Guthrie Center. She was active in church affairs all her life and took a great interest in politics. She is survived by a son--R. Clyde Lemon of Los Angeles, California, and the daughter, Mrs. R. G. Chittenden, also ten grand children, thirteen great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. The following message was received from her son, Clyde, who was unable to attend the funeral: "Your telegram - received and mother has gone. What a mother she was to all of us. To me for all time she was the bright spot on Life's Highway. To me, her ability to anticipate other peoples thoughts an actions was phenomenal and uncanny. If there are especially prepared places in Heaven, she will have one of them." Funeral services were held at the Harbach Funeral home on Tuesday, Jan 10 at 11 a.m. in charge of Rev. Rex and interment made at Guthrie Center Iowa. Mrs. Rasmussen sang, Lead Kindly Light and Saved by Grace, at the service and was accompanied on the organ by Bessie Black Young.