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Eliza Colvin daughter of William and Amy Colvin, was born in Indiana, June 11, 1852, and died at the home of her daughter near Fordland, Mo. February 7, 1931, age 78 years, 7 months and 27 days.

Her girlhood was spent in Indiana where she lived with an older sister, her parents having died when she was quite young.

She was united in marriage to Alexander Trindell in 1871. To this union was born six children, two having died in early childhood.

She, with her husband and family moved to a homestead nine miles south of Farnam, Nebraska in 1885, where her husband died leaving her the care of their four children.

She was baptized into the German Brethren church in 1892 of which she was a member until her death.

In September of 1893 she was united in marriage to Christian Lapp and went with him to his home in Shelby county, Missouri, later moving to his farm, nine miles southwest of Farnam, where they lived until his death in November 1914. She has since spent much of her life with her daughter, Mrs. J.K. Lydic near Fordland, Missouri.

Her two sons preceded her in death, William Trindel, September 11, 1922 and Edmund Trindel, May 12, 1930.

She leaves to mourn her death, two daughters; Alice Lydic, Fordland, Missouri, and Effie Bunker, Wichita, Kansas; twelve grandchildren, other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services were held in the Holiness church and interment was made in the Fordland cemetery.

The Farnam Echo 50(26):1, Thursday, March 9, 1931

Published: 6/22/2024 - http://www.historicfarnam.us/cemetery/obits/index.asp
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