Date of Death: 15 Sep 1904
Subject: Caroline (Harris) Mooney
Source: Savannah Reporter, 23 Sep 1904, from Fillmore Lever, 15 Sep 1904
Grandma Mooney died today at a little after 1 p.m., at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Alex Hanners. The old lady had been ailing for a year past, but her death was not expected so soon. Yesterday she walked about the house, and even did light work. She was feeling quite well this morning and Mrs. Hanners felt no hesitancy in leaving her to go to St. Joseph. Mrs. Mooney was sitting in a chair when she suddenly fell to the floor and was dead when help reached her. Mr. and Mrs. Hanners were telephoned the news at St. Joseph.
MOONEY, Mrs. Caroline-- died Sept. 15, 1904 at the home of Alex Hanners in Fillmore, Mo., aged 79. She was born Caroline Harris, 3 May 1825 in Jefferson county, Ohio. She married Thomas Mooney in 1843. They lived in Ohio and Indiana, and in 1868 came to Andrew county, Mo. and in 1876 they moved into Savannah, MO. Thomas died 8 years ago. She leaves 6 sons-- Frank in Nebraska, J. A. in Chicago, William in California, John & George in Savannah & Jasper near Richville, Holt county; and three daughters--Mrs. A Baker of Oregon MO, Mrs. Alex Hanners of Fillmore, Mo, & Mrs. Mary Beard of Savannah.
Source: Holt County Sentinel, 30 Sep 1904, p. 2
Died at the home of Alex. Hanners and family, in Fillmore, Thursday, September 15, 1904, at 1 p.m., Mrs. Caroline Mooney, aged 79 years, 4 months and 13 days.
Miss Caroline Harris was born May 3, 1825, in Jefferson county, Ohio. She was united in marriage to Mr. Thomas Mooney in 1843. For a number of years the family lived in Ohio and Indiana. In 1868 they came to Andrew county, Missouri, and lived for a few years on the farm in Clay township now owned by Judge Petree. In 1876 they removed to Savannah.
The husband died eight years ago, leaving her to battle the world alone. She leaves to mourn her loss, six sons and three daughters. The sons are Frank who lives in Nebraska, J. A., in Chicago, William, in California, John and George, in Savannah, and Jasper, near Richville, in Holt county. The daughters are Mrs. A. Baker, Oregon; Mrs. Alex Hanners, Fillmore, and Mrs. Mary Beard, Savannah.
At the age of 16 she united with the M. E. church. During her sickness she said she was ready to go, had nothing to live for in this world.-- Fillmore Lever, September 23, 1904.