Rebecca (Headlee) McBrearty
born June 15, 1849, in Bureau, Illinois
died January 18, 1917, in Joliet, Illinois
RESIDENT OF DAYTON DIES IN JOLIET
Mrs. Rebecca M. McBrearty, Aged Sixty Eight, Passes Away
Mrs. Rebecca M. McBrearty, an old resident of the village of Dayton, died at 5 o’clock Thursday evening in St. Joseph’s hospital in Joliet. She had been a resident of Dayton for a little over 18 years, and being in failing health she left that village about a month ago to live with her son, Roy F. McBrearty, in Joliet. The deceased was 68 years of age and was well known in this vicinity. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. E. A. Emmons, of Tulsa, Okla.
The remains will be taken to Dayton by motor and the funeral will be held at 1 o’clock Sunday afternoon from the club house. Burial will be made at Dayton.1
1. [Ottawa, Illinois] Daily Republican-Times, January 19, 1917