Near Merced, March 30, 1898, Mrs. Olivia Saunders, aged 30 years.


SAUNDERS, Mrs. Olivia

Merced Express, April 1, 1898

Death of Mrs. Olivia Saunders.


Mrs. Olivia Saunders, wife of Mr. W. I. Saunders, died at her home near Merced Wednesday last from consumption. The maiden name of the deceased was Miss Olivia . She was a native of Paris, Missouri, 30 years of age and was married to Mr. Saunders at her home in Missouri about two years and a half ago. Mrs. Saunders had been a sufferer from consumption for nearly a year and last summer visited the coast and also the mountains to try and regain her health, but she gradually failed until death came to her relief. She leaves a husband and an infant daughter. The funeral will take place from the M. E. Church this afternoon at 2 o’clock.

Contributed by: Thomas Hilk