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Erie Cemetery History Project

Minnie (Smith) Feaster (1862-1944)

Minnie Ann Smith was born September 9, 1862, in Erie, daughter of Charles and Elizabeth (Guthrie) Feaster. She spent her childhood in Erie.

She was united in marriage to E. Melville Feaster on November 5, 1888, and they made their home near Hillsdale. Mr. Feaster taught school there until he died in 1893. Mrs. Feaster then took her children, Edna and Charles, to Davenport, IA, and later they moved to Erie, where Mrs. Feaster spent the remainder of her life. She was a member of the Methodist Church since childhood and was active in the women’s classes. She resided with her son, Charles, and his family for the last few years of her life. She died on February 6, 1944.

(Information from Ann Snyder)