Lucinda Davidson Widick Purdue obit, 1/30/1903, Decatur, Il
By Jan Coy July 06, 2004 at 06:18:32
In researching the WIDICK surname, I came across this obit for a wife of one of the Widicks. LUCINDA R. PURDUE
Mrs. Lucinda R. Purdue died early Tuesday morning at her home 4 miles south of Decatur in Wheatland township. She was in her 77th year, and her death resulted from dropsy complicating heart disease with which she had suffered long.
Her maiden name was Lucinda Davidson, and she was a native of Illinois. She was born in Wayne county. August 1, 1825, and came to Macon county when a child.She was married three times. Her first husband was J.K. POUND, and her second marriage was to Aaron WIDICK. Her third husband, Joshua PURDUE died several years ago.Seven children survive. They are, D.K. Pound,Miram Purdue, Aaron Widick, Larkin Widick, Alice Purdue, Frankln Purdue, and Anna Cox.
The funeral will be held Thursday morning at 11 o'clock from Bethlehem Church, and the interment will be in the Salem Cemetery.