It is not expected that Mrs. Henry Pettibone and daughter Edith will get here to attend the funeral from Los Angeles, California, but the balance of the relatives will all be present. The funeral services will be held at the home on Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock.
At the age of eleven she came west with her parents, stopping in Michigan at Nankeen, and after living there for one year came to Michigan City for a few years, later coming to Lake County, Indiana, settling on a farm at what was then called Western Prairie.
In April 1849* she married Hiram S. Pelton, one of the pioneer settlers of Crown Point. Mr. Pelton passed away May 27th, 1847.* One child survived this union, Mrs. Thomas J. Wood of Crown Point.
On September 1st, 1840,* Mrs. Pelton was married to Dr. Harvey Pettibone of Naples, New York. From this union five children were born, Dr. Henry and his twin brother Harvey, Ruth, Alice and Willis. Of these, Ruth, now Mrs. M.C. Barnard of Washington, D.C., and Alice, now Mrs. W.C. Rockwell, of Chicago, Illinois, survive.
Her husband, Dr. Harvey Pettibone, died August 19th, 1898.
Mrs. Pettibone lived at the home where she passed away continuously for 68 years. In early womanhood she joined the Presbyterian Church of which she was a consistent member during her life. She leaves behind seven grandchildren and five great - grandchildren.
Mrs. Pettibone was of a quiet, retiring disposition and very firm in her convictions of right and wrong. A kind and affectionate mother and a good woman has gone to rest.
* NOTE -- Eliza Hackley's marriage date of 1849 to Hiram S. Pelton, is obviously a typographical error since the same paragraph says he died in 1847. This 1847 date may also be a mistake, since the article has Eliza Hackley Pelton marrying her second husband in 1840, before the date of her first marriage or her first husband's death.
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