The Shelbyville Republican
for Mrs. Eliza McCance, 88, native of Shelby county, were held at
her home in Rochester Tuesday afternoon.
December 9, 1943
RITES HELD FOR MRS. M'CANCE
Lowden, Mrs. Nannie Sleeth, of near Fairland; Mrs. Carl
DeVore, of Shelbyville and and[sic] Mrs. E. O. Carney, of
Greensburg, attended the service.
Mrs. McCance, who was a
sister of the late Mrs. James W. Buckingham, of Morristown, was
born Sept. 4, 1855 in VanBuren township, the daughter of the Rev. and
Mrs. Samuel Louden. Mrs. Buckingham's death occurred Nov. 24, 1943.
On Feb. 17, 1876, Mrs.
McCance was married to David Oliver McCance, also of Shelby
county. They moved to Rochester in 1879. He died in 1921. She
was a member of the Methodist church, the Woman's Relief Corps and Rebekah lodge
She is survived by several
several[sic] nieces and nephews.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming