Date of Death: 6 Mar 1866
Subject: Nancy (Francis) Griffith 
Source: St. Louis Christian Advocate, 10 May 1866, p. 7 

At the residence of her daughter, Mrs. India A. Kenyan, on the 6th of March, 1866, Nancy Griffith, in the 87th year of her age.  Mother Griffith was the daughter of William and Sarah Francis.  She was born in Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia.  Early in life she emigrated to Kentucky, and in 1838, to Andrew county, Missouri.  She had been a devoted member of the Methodist Church and a most exemplary Christian for nearly sixty years.  Her piety was uniform and cheerful.  Her mental faculties remained unimpaired to the last.  She loved to talk of death as the gate to endless joy; she looked forward to it with fond anticipation.  Her death was as calm and peaceful as an infant's slumber, without pain or struggle; she fell asleep in Jesus. 

H. H. Hedgpeth