Information courtesy of Roger Hopkins  1 June 2003

The following obits were on 3X5 cards that were typed up by Cathy Hecker.



Brading, Mrs. Eliza Alice Mathews Brown  (89)

Piqua, Ohio


Died Tuesday  April 11, 1939 at Piqua, Ohio

Burial in Forest Hill Cemetery - Piqua, Ohio


Survivors: a son, Harry Brading of Evansville, Indiana; three daughters, Mrs. Frankie M. Wilson of Indianapolis, Mrs. Nell Morton of Birmingham, Alabama and Mrs. Bonnie Kussman of Dayton; 20 grandchildren; a nephew, Harry Bowman of Piqua; 28 great-grandchildren.


Piqua Daily Call  Wednesday  April 12, 1939

Piqua, Ohio


Sec. 1, Lot 116    1849-1939



Brading, Mrs. Eliza Alice Mathews Brown


Born in New Carlisle, Ohio on June 22, 1849, a daughter of Henry and Mary Caroline Weaver Mathews.  She married John Walker Brading on May 22, 1877 (1-335 Recorded at Troy Courthouse, Troy, Ohio)  She had resided in Piqua 82 years.  A member of Grace M. E. Church, Piqua, her husband John Walker Brading died 9-14, 1914.


Rev. Bryce Nichols officiating at 2 p.m. Thursday in the J. C. Cron and Sons Chapel, Piqua.