Pfeffer Elizabeth Mrs. – Skidmore Standard 1901-08-23

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Last name, company name or subject:  Pfeffer

First name:  Elizabeth

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Title:  Mrs.

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Notes or transcript:  Obituary for Mrs. Elizabeth Forcade Pfeffer, one of the pioneers of Prairie du Long. She was born in Germany and came to Pennsylvania with her parents in the 1830s. They then came west to Prairie du Long, where she lived until her death on August 3, 1901 at age 82. She was survived by four daughters, Mrs. Isaac Rettenhouse in Centralia, Mrs. Louis Miller and one other daughter in Pickneyville, and another daughter in Kansas, and by a son, Phillip, who lived near the Pfeffer homestead. She was also survived by two brothers, John Forcade of Freeburg and Dan Forcade of near Mascoutah, and one sister, Mrs. George Schanz of the Prairie. She was buried in the Richland cemetery in Prairie du Long, Rev. Hosto of Smithton conducting the services. The Standard noted that Mrs. Pfeffer was a sister to the late Henry Forcade, an aunt to Albert Forcade, and an old friend to the Gillmores.

Newspaper:  Skidmore Standard

Date (YYYY-MM-DD):  1901-08-23

Volume:  7

Issue:  18

Page:  1

Column:  3