Mary Jane Monsell-Daughenbaugh
Pecatonica, ILL, Mrs. Mary Jane Daughenbaugh, widow of Frank Daughenbaugh passed away at a Rockford hospital Wednesday night at 10 o'clock, after an illness of three weeks. Mrs. Daughenbaugh's maiden name was Mary Jane Monsell and she was born Jan. 12, 1852, in Greenwood Furnace, Pa., coming west in 1859 with her parents, who settled in Illinois. She was married Feb. 13, 1872, to Frank Daughenbaugh, the ceremony being performed in Freeport. Mr. Daughenbaugh passed away July 12, 1933. Six sons were born to the Daughenbaughs, four dying in infancy. Surviving are; Charles H., and James F. Daughenbaugh of Pecatonica; eleven grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Ida Lincoln of Ridott. Mrs Daughenbaugh had resided in Pecatonica for the last 11 years, Ridott having been her home before she moved to the Village. Funeral arrangements have not been completed.
This Mary Jane (Monsell) Daughenbaugh was a daughter of Mary Ann Bush and her first husband Francis Monsell. She was a half sister of Charles Ross Morrison. Both Mary Jane and her husband Franklin are buried in the Ridott Cemetery.
Submitted by: James Morrison on 9 Feb 2000