Lydia (Hoose) LaRue

Steuben Republican Feb. 1893

"Died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Josephine Craig, in Branch County, Michigan, Thursday, Feb 2, 1893, Mrs. Lydia LaRue, Aged 79 years.  Funeral services were held at the Powers church February 4, Rev. Waginer officiating.  Mr. and Mrs. LaRue were among the pioneer settlers of York Township, settling on the farm now owned by M.F. Rose in 1837.  She was a consistent and life-long christian and was noted for her kind and benevolent acts, her cabin door always being open to the poor and needy."

Note: Lydia was born in Cayuga County, New York on Feb. 14, 1814, the daughter of Sylvester and Elizabeth Hoose.

Submitted By: Barry LaRue
Ypsilanti, Michigan