In browsing through my mother's genealogy collection I found this interesting piece of genealogy information and thought I would share it with others.
ALLSTOT- Mrs. Nancy, aged 91 years, six months and 4 days, on Saturday morning, March 25th, 1905, at the home of her granddaughter, Mrs. S. B. Livingston in Clearwater, Neb.
Miss Nancy Norton was born in Mercer county, Kentucky, September 21st, 1810.In her eighteenth year she was converted and united with the Christian church.At the age of twenty-six she was united in marriage to George W. Allstot and to them were born ten children, nine of whom--four sons and five daughters, survive her.March 4th, 1870, she with her husband and children remaining at home, removed to Lancaster county, Nebr., near Bennet.January 30, 1885, her husband crossed the river of death and left her to continue life's journey alone.In October 1901, she came to Clearwater, Neb. to make her home with her son, J. H. Allstot, with whom she resided until October 1903, when she became a member of the family of her granddaughter, Mrs. S.B. Livingston, at whose home she passed peacefully away.
The funeral services were held in the M. E. Church of Clearwater Sunday afternoon, conducted by Eugene A. Blakesley.The remains were laid to rest in the Clearwater cemetery.