Barber County Kansas

The Barber County Index, January 9, 1918.

Mary Eliza (Kern) Hastings

Mary Eliza Kern was born in Lawrence county, Indiana, May 10, 1837; departed this life January 2, 1918, aged 80 years, 2 months and 23 days.

She was married to W. M. H. Hastings at Fayetteville, Indiana, March 9, 1852. To this union of whom survive her; Geo. W., Millard T., Nova S., Homer and Mrs. Emma A. Rowland.

She united with the Christian church while a girl and about forty years ago she became a member of the True Followers of Christ Church in which she held membership until her death.

Some time after marriage they moved to northern Missouri and coming to Kansas in 1866 and settling near Leavenworth and in 1892 moved to Wellington, coming to Sun City in 1884, where they have continuously resided.


Gravestone for Mary Eliza (Kern) Hastings,

Sunnyside Cemetery, Sun City, Barber County, Kansas.

Photo by Kim Fowles.

Gravestone for Mary Eliza (Kern) Hastings
Sunnyside Cemetery, Sun City, Barber County, Kansas.
Photo by Kim Fowles.

Easter Dinner at the Hoaglands, 19 May 1908.

Left to right:  Nina P. Hoagland (Frank H.'s daughter), Frank Walker Hoagland (in front with moustache), Eliza Hastings, George Hastings (with beard), Edith F. Hoagland (Frank's daughter), I.O. Sherrod (the piano teacher). 

Photo courtesy of Kim (Hoagland) Fowles.
Easter Dinner at the Hoaglands, 19 May 1908
Left to right: Nina P. Hoagland (Frank H.'s daughter), Frank Walker Hoagland (in front with moustache), Eliza Hastings, George Hastings (with beard), Edith F. Hoagland (Frank's daughter), I.O. Sherrod (the piano teacher).
Photo courtesy of Kim (Hoagland) Fowles.


Also see:

Homer Hastings, son of Mary Eliza (Kern) Hastings.

Lewis Maple Hastings, grandson of Mary Eliza (Kern) Hastings.


Thanks to Shirley Brier for finding, transcribing and contributing the above news article to this web site!




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