AGNES HAHN ALBROOK KEAGY
Mrs. Agnes Albrook Keagy born in Wurtinburg, Germany, October 4, 1823 and departed this life in Ames, Iowa, February 29th 1912, age 88 years, 4 months and 25 days.
She came with her parents to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania when she was eight years old, at the age of 14 years they moved to Westline, Pennsylvania. On the 9th day of June, 1843 she was married to M. F. Albrook, and to them were born seven children two of whom died in early childhood. Surviving relatives are five children, 18 grandchildren and six great grandchildren. The children are Reverend J. B. Albrook, Mt. Vernon, Iowa; Emma A. Tilden, Ames, Iowa; Judge C. E. Albrook, Eldora, Iowa; Minton M. Robinson, Fort Dodge, Iowa; and M.G. Albrook, Delhi, Iowa.
In the year of 1858 she with her family removed to Delaware County, Iowa, where they resided until 1882 when her husband departed this life. She was married to Philip Keagy on July 7th, 1894 and made her home in Epworth, Iowa until his death in July 1902. Since said date she has made her home mostly with her children.
Mrs. Keagy for practically all her life has been a devoted member of the Methodist Church and a sincere Christian woman, a good Christian example to all who come in contact with or associated with her. Her Christian light shone at all times and illuminated her whole life.
Funeral services were held at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Fred Tilden, 415 Clark Avenue, March 1, 1912 at 10:30 a.m. conducted by Reverend Jay Kirkendall assisted by Reverend W.J. Minchin. A quartette composed of Mesdames Maxwell, Judisch, Tilden, and Coffin sang “Jesus Savior Pilot Me,” “Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled,” and “Beautiful Isle of Somewhere.” Beautiful flowers the tokens of relatives and friends covered the casket and adorned the living rooms.
Those acting as bearers were Frank P. Albrook, Dr. Julius Tilden, Frank F. Rodgers, Harry F. Brown, H. M. Duckworth and L. C. Tilden. Mrs. Keagy was taken to her old home at Manchester, Iowa, and laid to rest by the side of her husband and daughter.
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