Library News

• New calendar and events page has been added. Will be posting Friends of the Library meetings as well as other events soon.

• Ask us about our new "e-Books"!

• The Fairview Library has a new Facebook page here

• The Library has laptops for in building use (a projector may be available).

• Make sure you have a good book - or three - to curl up with on a rainy afternoon!


Obituary Resources

Helen Lucinda Abbott

Date of Birth: January 18, 1843
Date of Death: April 11, 1914

Burial Date

Funeral services were held in Fairview, Reverend J. P. Halsell officiating; location unknown.

Helen Lucinda Abbott was born in Ottawa, Illinois, on January 18, 1843; parents unknown.

She married Mr. VanAllsteen in 1861, and had two children. In 1884 she married Mr. Abbott of Chicago, Illinios, and there were no children.

Surviving relatives unknown, greatly beloved by community; card of thanks signed on behalf of ‘Grandma Abbott’ by Mrs. F. L. Coburn, H. G. Powell, C. B. Powell, Fairview Chapter 236 O.E.S, Lena L. Cress W.M., Otto F. Wilke W. P., and Elizabeth L. Lester.