Foretold Her Death

Mrs. Jennetta Carr McComas died yesterday morning at the residnence of her daughter, Mrs. S.A. Pursel, after a lingering illnes.

Mrs. McComas came to Union in 1872 from Iowa, where her husband died twenty-one years ago. A few hours prior to her death she recalled the fact that it was the anniversary of her husband’s death and remarked to her children that she would die that day, a prophesy fulfilled in a few brief hours.

Mrs. McComas was born February 3, 1814 and had she lived to her next birthday would have been 76 years of age.

She leaves six children to mourn her loss, Mrs. Jerry Thompson, Mrs. S.A. Pursel, Mrs. S.A. denney, E.S. William and John McComas, the latter residing in Kansas. The funeral will take place tomorrow after from the residence of S.A. Pursel.

Eastern Oregon Republican, Thursday
November 28, 1889