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HANNAN, Agnes Mrs.
|Cambria Freeman, 23October1903, Contributed by Patty Millich|
|Agnes, wife of John Hannan, after a yearís illness died Monday morning at the Hannan homestead, No. 334 Locust Street, Second Ward in her sixty-sixth year.|
The deceased was born at Summit, this county, January 8, 1838, and was baptized a few weeks later by the Prince-Priest Gallitzin. Her parents, John and Mary Ullery Matthews, were two of the earliest settlers in Blair and Huntingdon county and died in the north of the county many years ago. In 1858 Miss Matthews came to live in Conemaugh and on August 29, 1859 she was married to John Hannan by Rev. James Carney.
Mrs. Hannan was a sister of Mrs. Caron Leahy of Lilly; Mrs. R. R. McCue of Kansas City, and Mrs. Mary Howe of California, who arrived here ten days ago on account of her sisterís illness. Besides her sisters, Mrs. Hannon is survived by her husband and seven children, viz.: Martin E. of the South Side; James W. of Pittsburg; John V. of the Seventh Ward; Dr. Charles E.; Harry J.; Frank W. W. and Miss Gertrude, at home. Jennie May and Leo, the first and second children of Mr. and Mrs. Hannan died in infancy and Miss Mary E. and Eugene L. Hannon were among those who perished in the Great Flood of 1889.
The funeral took place Wednesday morning from St. Johnís Catholic Church, interment was made in the Hannan plot in the church cemetery at Geistown.