Obituaries - Eliza HUNNICUTT
FHL Microfilm 1597990, Fulton Co. Obits.
Mrs Eliza J Hunnicutt .....died Dec 5 1907 at her home 2 1/2 miles southeast of New Philadelphia...funeral services held at Point Pleasant church Saturday Dec. 7 and the remains were laid to rest at Point Pleasant cemetery.
Eliza Jane Wetsel was born near Table Grove Jan. 7 1852, she was married to James Hunnicutt Oct 20 1870. To them was born 9 children, two boys and seven girls. Mrs Hunnicutt was converted and joined the United Brthren Church at Point Pleasant schoolhouse in the winter of 1867, before the Point Pleasant Churchhouse was built. She was a consistent and faithful member of the church, and gave her husband the assurance just before she passed away that she was ready to go.
Besides her husband she leaves eight children, namely: Sarah F Thomas, Edward Hunicutt, Lucretia Hunderboff, Mary E Spangler, Elsa B Hamm, Eliza J Hunnicutt, and Danna J Hunnicutt. One daughter Martha died in 1891. Six brothers, John N., and Christopher George, William, Daniel and Granville Wetsel and two sisters Mrs. Mary Bryan and Mrs. Sarah Sinnett survive her.
A brother Abel Wetsel died a year ago last August. His death was the first in a family of 10 children.
The parents of the deceased came to Illinois from Virginia in 1845. Seven of their children were born in Illinois and three in Virginia. With the exception of one son, William Wetsel, the children have all lived in adjoining communities.
Contributed by Virginia B. Harris