Death of Sibbelle McDonald Montgomery, 1922

From the July 27, 1922 Skidmore News (Skidmore, Missouri), page 1:

Mrs. Sibbelle Montgomery Dead.
Sibbelle McDonald, daughter of Hugh D. and Mary Wheeler McDonald, was born in Mason County, Kentucky, August 29, 1836; and died at her home near Quitman, Mo., July 24, 1922, aged 85 years, 10 months and 25 days.

She was one of a family of ten children, of whom three brothers, John T. of near Quitman, Mo., James M. and Thomas S. McDonald of Maryville, are living.

She moved with her parents from Kentucky to Nodaway County, Mo., in 1853. She obtained the greater part of her schooling in Kentucky before moving to Missouri. She at one time attended the school taught by James A. Garfield, who later became President of the United States.

On April 3, 1859, she was united in marriage to Jasper N. Montgomery, a native of Bedford County, Tennessee. To this union were born nine children, of whom two sons, Charley A. and Jordan H. Montgomery, and two daughters, Mrs. Mary Logan and Mrs. Effie Owens, are now deceased. Her husband died March 18, 1897. The children now living are Mrs. Frances St. Claire of Quitman, Mo., John D. Montgomery of Skidmore, Joseph, Thomas and Ernest Montgomery of near Quitman. She is also survived by seven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Montgomery was a member of the Christian church, having been converted in a meeting held near Quitman, about the year 1865.
Funeral services were held at the home yesterday morning at 11 o’clock, conducted by Rev. E. F. Hagee, pastor of the Christian church. Interment was in Smith cemetery north of Skidmore.

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