Obituary from Clayton Enterprise Newspaper, Clayton IL Sept 18 1884
GIDDINGS, Mrs. Aletha C.
Died in Pea Ridge township, Brown County, IL Sept 4th 1884. Mrs. Aletha C. GIDDINGS, age 58 years. Born in Stokes County, North Carolina in 1826 moved with her father's family to Brown Co IL in 1839. She was the daughter of Joshua KELLER and in 1849 married A.R. GIDDINGS who with five of their eight children survive her. Was a member of Methodist Church in 1853 and some years later united with U.B Church. Services at the home by large group of friends and relatives.