Leon Reporter, Leon, Iowa Thursday, April l9, l900
HATTIE ABERNATHY KIRKPATRICK was born in Warren, Joe Davis Co., Ill., Aug. 26, l856. She moved with her parents to Decatur County, Iowa, in April l867, graduating from the Leon High Schools in '73. She was united in marriage to W.A. KIRKPATRICK in Feb. '76. She removed to Des Moines, Iowa, in l888, where she resided until death, which occurred April 8th, l900. A husband, two sons and three daughters survive her, the youngest being seven years of age. She was laid to rest in Oakwood Cemetery, Des Moines, Iowa.
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