from the Ponca City Democrat, 15 December 1898. Obituary.Died, at her home eight miles west of Ponca City on December 1, 1898, Jane Gunn, wife of Wm. M. Gunn. Mrs. Gunn was born in northern Scotland in 1876 and was the daughter of Donald Sutherland who resided in the town of Wick.She came to this country in 1883 and lived with her brother in Belle Plains, Kan.She was married to Wm. M. Gunn on the 29 of December 1887, at Belle Plains, Kansas, where they resided until September 1893.In March, 1894, she moved onto the claim with her husband where she resided until her death. She was the mother of six children, three boys and three girls, all of whom survive her.The oldest is now about ten years old and the youngest was seven days old at the time of her death. Mrs. Gunn was of pure Scotch descent and Inherited all the traits of character peculiar to her race.She was a strict and conscientious member of the Presbyterian church and had lived a devout and Christian life so peculiar to the Scotch Presbyterians. From the date of her marriage to the time of her death she had devoted her life to the care, education and happiness of her beautiful family of children.The cares of this young family had absorbed all of her time and prevented her from making a wide extended acquaintance, but her intimate friends and neighbors who were best acquainted with her knew of her inestimable character.She was a devoted wife to her husband and a loving mother to her children. The home, once so happy and cheerful, is now made desolate by her loss.The children, with the exception of the oldest boy are now with Mr. Gunn's mother at Mulvane, Kansas.Mr. Gunn has the oldest boy with him at his home in this county. Mrs. Gunn was buried at Blackwell from the Presbyterian church at that place.
from the Ponca City Courier, 12 January 1899, Saturday's Daily column --William Gunn is again bereft of a member of his family.The little babe aged seven weeks followed its mother yesterday.Everyone will sympathize with the husband and father to whom the loss of his loved ones is so severe a blow.[Cemetery Inscriptions of Kay County, Oklahoma lists her name as Ina Gunn, b. 29 November 1898 - d. 6 January 1899, her mother was Jane Gunn, b. 29 June 1869 - d. 1 December 1898.]
from the Ponca City Democrat, 12 January 1899 Death has again visited the home of our friend, Wm. Gunn, west of town, and this time the baby girl has been called away.Its mother died a few weeks ago and the little one has never been healthy.It died at the home of its grandmother at Mulvane, Kansas, and was buried at the Blackwell Cemetery Sunday last.Mr. Gunn's friends will sympathize with him in his many troubles.