MRS. CATHERINE WHITAKER d. Dec. 13, 1885 @ Bell Center, age 64 yrs 3 mo 19 days, b. Ohio. w/o Thompsen Whitaker, mother of 11 children, m. at age 18 to Joseph Strong, children, J.B. Strong, Wm. P. Strong, Mrs. H.N. Barfell, Susan D. Thompson, Mrs. Sarah B. Brown, D.W. Whitaker, Mrs. Antilla Lower, I.B. Whitaker, Mrs. Nevada Lawver, H.C. Whitaker, J.T. Whitaker & M.H. Whitaker. Came to Bell Center in 1854.
PdC Union Dec. 17, 1885 & Dec. 24, 1885