Date of Death: 1 Jun 1912
Subject: Rachel (Townsend) Callen
Source: Holt County Sentinel, 21 Jun 1912, p. 3

Rachel Callen died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. A. H. Bushman, in Nodaway, June 10 [sic], at 2:30 p.m. She was born in Armstrong county, Penn., August 12, 1829. She was 82 years, 9 months and 28 days old. She leaves two sons, one daughter, also nine grandchildren and sever great-grandchildren to mourn her loss. She was an old pioneer settler of Andrew county and was well known by a great many of our neighborhood. Her maiden name was Townsend. She was married to Samuel Callen, November 30, 1854. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. J. W. Garrett, of St. Joseph, at 2 p.m., June 11. Text, Rev. 21, verse 4.