Almeda Derry

Almeda Rogers was born in Augusta, Maine, in the year A. D. 1840. Emigrated with her parents to Wisconsin and later to Illinois, settling near Ipava and has lived practically all her life in Fulton county.

She was married May 10, 1857 to Aaron Littleton, three children being born to this union, McKendree, deceased, Minnie and Rachael, of Canton. Mr. Littleton died in the year 1863. Later, Mrs. Littleton again married, her second marriage occurring on January 1, 1870 to Edmond C. Derry. To this union was born seven children; namely, Mariah Blockley, who died February 7, 1884; Mrs. Mary Ferris of Oklahoma, Uriah, of Canton, James T. of Astoria, Mrs. Emma Hopping, who died May 24, 1911; Mrs. Della Parks, of Rushville, Bernard N., of Summum.

Mrs. Derry died at her home near Union Chapel, March 3, 1914, aged 73 years, 2 months and 20 days. She was converted in early life, joined the Christian church and later, with her husband, united with the Methodist church at Union Chapel, and remained a true and devoted Christian until death.

Funeral services were held at the Union Chapel church Thursday, conducted by Rev. W. C, Harbert. Interment in the Union Chapel cemetery.

Published in the Argus-Search Light on 3/11/1914


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