AUGUSTA E. HERN GUESS

AUGUSTA E. HERN, WAS BORN IN GALLA COUNTY, OHIO, SEPTEMBER 11, 1847 AND RESIDED IN HER NATIVE STATE UNTIL SHE WAS ELEVEN YEARS OF AGE, WHEN SHE CAME WITH HER PARENTS TO MISSOURI, SETTLING IN THE VICINITY OF LOTTS GROVE. THERE SHE GREW TO WOMANHOOD AND OBTAINED HER EDUCATION IN THE COUNTRY SCHOOLS. SHE WAS UNITED IN MARRIAGE TO WILLIAM M. GUESS, OCTOBER 1, 1865.  NINE CHILDREN WERE BORN TO THIS UNION; TWO DAUGHTERS DYING IN INFANCY AND TWO DAUGHTERS DYING IN EARLY WOMANHOOD. FIVE CHILDREN REMAIN TO MORN; GEORGE E. GUESS OF RINGGOLD, W.E. GUESS OF MCFARLAND, CA AND MRS. GEORGE MORSE OF MOUNT AYR.  THE DECEASED CONFESSED HER FAITH IN CHRIST AT THE AGE OF NINETEEN AND UNITED WITH THE FREEWILL BAPTIST CHURCH. HERS WAS FAITHFUL, CONSISTENT LIFE UNTIL THE END.

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