Published obituary of Hannah Cone Scott. Source is not known, but probably was from the Osceola Sentinel or Osceola Tribune, Osceola, Iowa, March 1911.
Mrs. Newton Scott
Hannah Margarite, daughter of Ezra P. and Mary Cone, was born in Saugamon *sic* county, Ill., December 5th, 1841, and died in Osceola March 7th, 1911, aged 69 years, 3 months and 2 days.
She came with her parents to Iowa when two years of age and settled in Monroe county. She was married to Newton Scott August 21, 1866, and came to Clarke county in 1867 and lived in and near Murray until 1896 when the family moved to Osceola, where she has since resided.
Nine children were born to this union, four sons and five daughters, one son dying in infancy and one daughter at the age of eleven years. Three sons and four daughters survive her. They are Mrs. Daisy Miler of Hayfield, Minn; Mrs. Bessie Rarick, Mrs. Mable Dalby and Miss Birdie of this city; A. C. and E. P. Scott, also of this city, and Dr. E. N. Scott of Hinsdale, Ill.
She joined the M. E. church in her girlhood and has lived a consistent Christian life ever since. She was a noble woman, wife and mother and her life was an open book. Her friends were numbered by her acquaintances and many sorrow with the bereaved ones.
The pall bearers were the three brothers of Mrs. Scott, E. T. and W. E. Cone of Murray, and Barney Cone of Council Bluffs, also the three brothers of Mr. Scott, C. C. Scott of Murray, Wiley A. Scott of Albia and T. B. Scott of South Omaha.
Funeral services in charge of Rev. L. B. Carpenter were conducted from the home on Thursday afternoon, March 9th. Interment in Maple Hill cemetery.
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