The Death Record
Bardolph News: Mrs.
Catharine Frizzell died [April 26, 1902] at the
home of her daughter, Mrs. S. V. Portlock of
this place on last Friday morning, aged 91
years, 3 months and 25 days. The deceased had
been an invalid for many months from the failure
of her physical powers with other complications
so her death was not unexpected and came rather
as a blessed relief than as a dreaded
were held at the M.E. church in this place on
Saturday, conducted by Rev. C.A. Wright, after
which the remains were conveyed to the Mound
M.E. cemetery and laid by the side of those of
was born in Baltimore County, Maryland, December
31, 1810. In 1835 she was married to Joshua
Frizzell. To this union were born two sons and
three daughters - Nancy L., wife of S.V.
Portlock of this place; Margaret C, wife of
George Barker of the Barker's Grove
neighborhood, Joshua B, residing in Kansas,
Edward, now deceased and George H.
The husband died on
February 12, 1892, thus terminating a
companionship extending over 47 years.
In the year 1836 (?)
the deceased united with the M.E. church,
remaining a consistent member during the
remainder of her days.
outlived her day and generation. She belonged to
that last vanishing class of pioneers whose
virtues and accomplishments were as rugged as
the character of their lives were (?) and
sacrificing. She is spoken of as a woman of one
character, a kind neighbor, a good wife and