obituary- Mrs. Elizabeth Tran, 1835-1901
By Teresa October 24, 2004 at 05:48:50
Elizabeth Tran died Oct, 16, aged 66 years, 6 months and one day. She was born in Lorain Co., Ohio, April 15, 1835 and was the youngedt of 10 children, all of whom are dead except one. May 14, 1852, she was united in marriage to Emanuel Tran, and would have been marries 50 years had she lived until next May. From this union 11 children have been born, 8 of whom survive her. They are: Albert, Matthew, Eli, Isaac, Mrs. Henry Pettingill, Mrs. Sarah Congleton, Mrs. John Cole, Mrs Waltor Ralston. All but Isaac, who lives in the north part of the state, were present at the funeral. She also leaves 32 grandchildren.
While living in Canada she became converted and united with the M. E. church there.
In 1866 they came to Michigan, locating in Sebewa two years later, where they have since resided. Mrs. Tran had been sick for several months and during the lasy few weeks of her ilness was a great sufferer, but bore up with great patience. Funeral was held from the Center church, conducted by the pastor, I. T. Welden.