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Description: General NewsDate: March 22 1883
Plymouth Co. Iowa
Thursday March 22, 1883
VERHEUL - March 11, 1883 died of Scarlet fever Bertha, daughter of M. and J. Verheul, at the age of 1 year 6 months and 28 days.
VERHEUL - Died of Septicemia, March 18, Jane wife of M. Verheul at the age of 49 years and 6 months. The deceased was born in Holland in 1833, she arrived in America with her parents at the age of 13 years. Her parents settled in Bergen county New Jersey, where she at the age of 23 years married M. Verheul. In May '56 she with her husband moved to Pella, Marion Co., Iowa, where they lived until May 1870, when they emigrated to a homestead in Sioux County, Iowa, where they lived up to May 1876, and moved to LeMars where they lived up to this date. The result of their marriage was thirteen children of which six have died and seven are living. She always was a true wife and kind mother. She confessed her faith in Christ twelve years ago, in which faith she died, and entered also into that Rest which her Redeemer prepared for her.