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Saturday, March 9, 2013

Sympathy Saturday - Anna Jane Haddow Louthan

Anna Jane Haddow, a girl of Scottish descent, was born in Washington county, Ohio  on the 8th day of June in 1840 to  Robert and Janet Ormiston Haddow.  Her parents came to America in 1834.  She married John Cope Louthan in Washington County, Ohio during the Civil War, on 11 April 1864.
John enlisted in the company F, 36th OVI and served from 26 Aug 1861 to 11 March 1865.   She moved to Linn county, Missouri with John's mother and stepfather, William and Harriet Ormiston, before the close of the war and he joined them there upon his discharge.  Anna Jane gave birth to seven children in Linn county, the last four living only a matter of months.  Mary Rosa, Dec. 1873-Feb 1874; Lewis Alvin, Jan 1875 -Apr 1875; Lula Jane, May 1877 - Oct. 1877 and George Perry, Aug 1879 - Mar 1880.  Anna Jane died in June 1881 from complications due to a miscarriage.  She was survived by her husband and  three sons; Edwin Alonzo (b. 1866), Robert Hiram (b. 1868) and Samuel Oscar (b. 1872).  

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