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Gulielma Jessup (b. January 23, 1849, d. March 28, 1940)Gulielma Jessup (daughter of Levi Jessup and Mary Myers) was born January 23, 1849 in Wayne County, Indiana686, and died March 28, 1940 in Lynn, Randolph County, Indiana686.She married Isaac Newton Stanley on November 06, 1878 in Wayne County, Indiana687, son of Levi Stanley and Susannah Butler.
Notes for Gulielma Jessup:
Obit.-Mrs. Elma J. Stanley, 91 years old, died at 3 p.m. Thursday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Mariana Engle, in Bloomingsport.Surviving are another daughter, Mrs. Guy Coffin of Lynn; one brother, Albert Jessup of Spiceland; three sons, Levi of near Lynn, Isaac of Ekalaka, Mont. and Clinton F. of Los Angeles; 19 grandchildren, and 9 great-grandchildren.
Gulielma was described as a quiet spoken, old fashioned Quaker who used "thee" and "thou" instead of the modern words we use today.
American Friend Magazine
Stanley--On March 28, 1940 at the home of her daughter, Marianna Engle, in Bloomingport, Indiana, Gulielma J. Stanley at the age of 91 years.Born in Richmond, Indiana, the daughter of Levi and Mary Jessup, she obtained her education in the Richmond schools and in Earlham Boarding School, as it was then named.She was a birthright member of Whitewater Meeting, her father being a Friends minister.In 1878 she was married to Isaac N. Stanley and moved from Richmond to Bloomingport.The couple had four sons and two daughters, five of the children surviving her.Isaac Stanley preceded her in 1905.At the time of her death and for long years before, she served as an elder.She was a woman of strong convictions, to which she had the courage to be true.Among her surviving children is Isaac N. Stanley, a minister at Ekalaka, Montana.One brother also survives her.
More About Gulielma Jessup:
Burial: Unknown, Cherry Grove Cemetery, Randolph Co. IN.688
Cause of death: Chronic myocarditis.688
More About Gulielma Jessup and Isaac Newton Stanley:
Marriage: November 06, 1878, Wayne County, Indiana.689
Children of Gulielma Jessup and Isaac Newton Stanley are:
- +Grace Rebecca Stanley, b. November 16, 1889, Bloomingsport, Randolph County, Indiana, d. January 30, 1976, Washington Twp, Randolph County, Indiana.