Jane Ann (Beeney) Coulter
Jane Ann (BEENEY) COULTER
Jane Ann Beeney, daughter of William and Isabel Beeney, was born in England, February 2, 1846, and died at the home of her son, Frank Coulter of Eliza, at 10 o'clock Wednesday morning, June 11, 1913. She came to America with her parents, sisters and one brother, in 1855 and lived in St. Louis for four years. Then she moved to Rock Island county and has since resided there. She was married to William Wray in 1861, who died in 1863. She afterward was united in marriage to William Coulter on May 10th, 1865. To this union was born nine children. She leaves to mourn her loss four sons and one daughter, John, Frank and Leonard of Eliza township: Ernest of Rock Island and Mrs. Della Cozad of Iowa. Willie, Belle, Wilson and Lloyd preceded her in death. She also leaves 13 grandchildren and many other sorrowing relatives and friends. She became a member of the Baptist church in 1874. She was a good woman and her children rise up and call her blessed. She hath done what she could. The funeral was held Thursday morning at 10 o'clock from the home of her son, Frank. There was a large attendance and many beautiful flowers. Rev. W. L. Barnes conducted the service.