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Margaret Gilchrist Craig was born in Missouri, Oct. 15, 1841; died at her home in this city April 5, 1898, aged 56 years, 4 months and 20 days. She married W.H.Craig March 19, 1865. To them was given five children, three boys and two girls. The husband and three children are left to mourn the loss of a kind and indulgent mother and loving wife. She gave herself to Christ in her youth and joined the Baptist church at the age of sixteen, having been a member of the church for forty years. Her remains were laid to rest in Bethel cemetery near Delta.

Died: At the home of her son,Arthur Craig, April 5, 1898, Margaret Gilchrist Craig, aged 56 years, 4 months and 20 days. Margaret Gilchrist was born in Missouri October 15, 1841. In 1865, she was married to W.H. Craig, at Rose Hill, Iowa. Five children were born to then, three sons and two daughters, three of which, two sons and a daughter with the husband, W.H. Craig, survive her. The sons Arthur and Edgar Craig live in this city. Mrs. Jennie E. Joseph lives in Omaha, Nebraska. All the children were present during the last weeks sickness and at her death. Mrs. Craig was a devout Christian, a member of the Baptist church.

She was an indulgent mother and a faithful loving wife. The afflicted family deeply mourn her death.

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We desire to thank our friends and neighbors for their kindly sympathy and assistance during illness and death of Mrs. Margaret Craig. WH. Craig and Family

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