849. Eva KNICKERBOCKER
(75) was born on 10 Dec 1871 in Waterloo,
Jackson, MI.(9) She died on 19 May 1962
in Lewiston, MI.(9) 7th Living Child Of
Francis And Naomi Knickerbocker. Eva Was Named By And After Her Grandmother
Eva Maria Fenno Pixley, The Wife Of Jonah Pixley. Arie's Mother Was A Pixley.
Eva And Arie Were Cousins. Eva Was A Musician. At 12 Years Of Age Was Organist
At Church In Grass Lake And Continued For 10 Years. After Her Marriage At Dighton,
She Was The Organist In The Presbyterian Church There For 5 Years. Eva Was
Also Proficient As A Mandolin Player. Arie, Her Husband, Was A Very Good Singer
And Often Accompanied Her, Either Singing Or Playingthe Organ Or Piano.
Eva Was A Seamtress And Made Clothing As A Profession. She And Her Husband, Arie, Also Were Owners And Operator Of A Large Boarding House In Flint, Mi.
Herbert Davis, Emma's Son, Grew Up In His Aunt Eva's Home And Later, Evelyne, Herbert's Daughter And Husband Made Their Home With Eva. After Evelyne Left, Eva's Sister, Cora Came To Live With Her. Cora Died In Eva's Home In June, 1951, Leaving Eva To Live Alone.
Eva Survived The Amputation Of A Leg In An Effor To Prolong Her Life. Mrs. Dorthy Gunsell, A Daughter Of Emma's Cared For Eva And Her Home In The Later Years Of Her Life, As Well As Maintaining Her Own Home And Family.
Eva Died May 19th 1962 At Flint, Mi., At 91 Years Of Age. Arie Died Some Ten Years Before.
The Graves Of Both Arie And Eva Are At The Flint Memorial Part On The Dort, Hwy., At Flint, Mi.
She was married to Arie EASTWAY in 1893 in Presbyterian Church, Dighton, MI.(9) Arie EASTWAY(75) was born on 7 Apr 1871 in Jackson, MI.(9) He died in 1952 in Lewiston, MI.(9)
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