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Third Generation (Continued)

Family of John Allen AZBILL (3) & Catherine D. EVANS

16. Eliza Jane AZBILL. Born on 4 Dec 1854 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 72, Eliza Jane died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 29 Nov 1927.

Obituary: Mrs. Nancy Jane Azbill Owens, widow of the late Joseph Owens, died Tuesday morning and her funeral, with Rev. Fleetwood Ball officiating, was held at Antioch, Tuesday afternoon. She is survived by three sons, John, James, and Riley, and two daughters, Mrs. M. Roberts and Mrs. Lee Hamilton. She was of the Methodist faith.

Eliza Jane married Joseph L. OWENS, in Henderson County, Tennessee. Born in 1845. At the age of 62, Joseph L. died in Henderson County, Tennessee in 1907.

They had the following children:
i. Magnolia. Born on 6 Oct 1886 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 63, Magnolia died on 21 Jul 1950. Buried in Jul 1950 in Antioch Cemetery, Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Magnolia married Charles Spencer ROBERTS, son of William Roy ROBERTS (1841-1907) & Elizabeth Ann WOOD (1846-1921). Born on 2 Oct 1866. At the age of 59, Charles Spencer died in Cooter, Missouri on 2 Oct 1925. Buried in Nov 1925 in Hare Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Charlie".

Obituary: Charley Roberts formerly of this county died Monday at Cooter, Missouri, where he had lived about two years after an illness of about four weeks, from paralysis. The remains were brought to Lexington Tuesday and conveyed to the home of his brother, Luther Roberts, two miles east of town. Mr. Roberts was 59 years old on the day of his death having been born October 2, 1866. He leaves a wife and six children, and several brothers and sisters: Luther, Leroy, bud and Joe Roberts of Henderson County; Herbert and Florence Roberts of Texas, and Mrs. Lessie Hamilton and Mrs. Anice Bell Rush. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday afternoon by Rev. Wilson of Wildersville with burial in Hare graveyard.

83 ii. James Franklin (1889-1938)
iii. Riley. Born on 6 Oct 1890 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 83, Riley died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 22 May 1974.

iv. Ethel. Born in 1894 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 74, Ethel died in 1968.

v. John.


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