Submitted by: Susan Langheld
Death Notices from Newspaper in Cleveland, TN
1909-1911(from microfilm)


Mrs. Elizabeth Nankivell , wife of James Nankivell, of Ducktown, died Tuesday morning, after a short illness. Deceased was born at Pretin Port , Cornwell, England. April 10, 1821, and was married May 16, 1853. To them eight children – five boys and three girls- were born. Of these only three survive. Dr. James R. Nankivell, of Athens. Mrs. Hasson A. Rodgers of Knoxville. and Octavious Nankivell of Isabella. Her husband also survives her. The funeral was held Thursday morning at nine o’clock in the M.E. Church, South, conducted by Rev. Gay Bryant. (July 23, 1909 Cleveland Journal & Banner)