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JENNINGS, Elizabeth Horrocks

    Johnstown Tribune, 28 Aug 1905, Page 6, Contributed by Lynne Canterbury


Elizabeth Horrocks Jennings, wife of Thomas S. Jennings, whose serious illness was mentioned in this paper Saturday evening, passed away Saturday night between 8 and 9 o'clock at the Horrocks homestead on Cottage place, tenth Ward, in her fifty-sixth year. She had been sick a long time with a complication of diseases, which caused her death.

The deceased with a daughter of Jonathan and Sarah Horrocks, deceased, her mother having passed away here about 1883 and her father six years ago. Mrs. Jennings was a sister of Mrs. Mary Jose, of No. 338 Walnut street, First Ward; John H. Horrocks, the Chief Fire Marshal; James Horrocks, of Swissvale, and Miss Margaret Horrocks, of the old homestead.

Elizabeth Horrocks and Thomas S. Jennings were married in Johnstown in September, 1879, by the Rev. Miller, of Wilkinsburg, who was at that time the pastor of the Franklin-street M. E. Church, this city. Besides her brothers and sisters, Mrs. Jennings is survived by her husband, a son Louis, of Homestead, and a daughter, Miss Nellie, a member of the city's teaching corps.

The remains were conveyed to the Jose residence last evening and the funeral took place at 3 o'clock this afternoon, when the Rev. Thomas H. Woodring, pastor of the Franklin-street M. E. Church, conducted the obsequies. The music was rendered by a quartet from the church. Interment was made in the family plot in Grand-View Cemetery. The pallbearers were Mrssrs. John H. Brown, Ralph A. Byron, George Gocher, George W. Moses, Thomas Matthews, and George K. Shryock.

Among the relatives here from out of the city were Louis Jennings, of Homestead; James Horrocks, of Swissvale; te Rev. John H. Jose, pastor of the Irwin Methodist; Henry Jennings and daughter, Miss Jeanie, of Butler, and Miss Jean McElhaney, of Indiana.

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