Decatur Weekly Republican, 25 Nov 1897
Died, at her home in Niantic, on Saturday, November 20, Mrs. Roseldah Danley. Her maiden name was Boyer. She was born in Preble County Ohio, April 27, 1823. She removed with her father to Illinois in 1838, was married to Benjamin Danley, February 9, 1840, near Mechanicsburg, Ill. She united wiyh the Christian church in 1842 and was a member until her death. She was the mother of seven sons and two daughters, all of whom survive her save Willie T. who died near Illiopolis, August 22, 1860 and Francis M., who died while in the United States service near Vicksburg, Miss., March 5, 1863. Her husband preceded her in death 16 years, having died March 8, 1881. Her illness was brief, lasting two weeks, but her suffering was most intense during all that time. One entire side of her body was paralyzed two weeks previous to her death. She selected the 14th chapter of John to be read at her funeral which was conducted on Monday at 10 am by Elder Eunefer. The church was appropriately draped and decorated with flowers and her place in the pew was also draped. She wanted to die and said she was going to heaven. The interment took place at Long Point. The pall bearers were John Cassell, H. Beall, William Dineman, Elias Ford, Frank Sanders and A. Holt.
Macon Co. Old Settlers Assoc. obituaries. Not related - Pam