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Malinda Bowman Woodard
Courtesy of David Woodard


Malinda BOWMAN Woodard

B. 18 December 1830 – Morgan Co. Illinois

D 17 December 1881 – Neosho Co. Kansas

In memoriam: Mrs. Malinda J. Woodard, wife of Dr. D.{avid} Woodard, died at her home in Big Creek twp,
Neosho Co. Kansas  Dec 17th 1881. Deceased was born in Morgan Co. Ills. Dec. 18th 1830,
and moved with parents, James and Arcada Boman(sic), to near Plymouth, Hancock Co. Ills.
in the year 1834, and was married Oct 29th 1850.
In 1867 she removed to Fairfield , Iowa, where she lived seven years, making many dear friends and acquaintances.
In 1874 she removed to Neosho Co., Kansas, where she lived up to the time of here(sic) death,
and leaves a devoted husband and four boys, the youngest being about 15 years of age, to mourn her loss.
The death of a loved son, which occurred on Nov. 10th caused her such a nervous shock,
that she was in a lethargic condition from that time until death.
The best medical skill obtainable was constantly at hand, but heir counsel failed to relieve her
from the nervous prostration.
She has been a devoted and faithful member of the M.E. church since 1851.
The community in which she lived feel they have sustained a severe loss by her death,
being highly esteemed, and endeared to the many neighbors for her kindly disposition and generous
help to all as she had opportunity.

The Chanute Times

Chanute, Neosho County, Kansas

Thursday, January 12 1882

Note – she appears to have been buried in the Rosemont cemetery in Hancock Co.



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