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1926 Fremont County Herald shares news of Mrs. Breedlove's death
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Dec. 17, 2012 12:01 a.m.

October 28, 1926
Hamburg News
Mrs. J. B. Breedlove was born in Louisville, Kentucky, September 23, 1842 and passed away at her home in Hamburg, Iowa, October 20, 1926, at the age of 84 years 28 days. At the age of nine years she came to Fremont county with her parents and it has been her home ever since. She was a member of the Baptist church at an early age and remained in that faith until her death. She was united in marriage to J. B. Breedlove and their sixty-third anniversary was last June. To this union were born seven children, two having preceded their mother, an infant son and Charles Breedlove who died May 3, 1925. The living children are Mrs. Minnie Gardner of Riverton; Mrs. Jennie Bellow of Hamburg; Mrs. Ina Henshaw of Hamburg; Mrs. Nels Powers of St. Joseph; Albert Breedlove of Council Bluffs. Twenty-three grand children and fifty-three great grandchildren, one brother in California, besides a host of friends. Grandma, as she was known to all, far and near, will be greatly missed as she was loved by all. The funeral was held from the Baptist church on Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock, conducted by Rev. Griffith and John Zuck. The pall bearers were grandsons, being Alfred, Frank, Earl and Bill Breedlove, Carl Lloyd and Isaac Tillman. The flowers were many and beautiful which showed the highest esteem which her loved ones and friends held for her. Burial was made in the Hamburg cemetery.

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