Obituary of Jean Baptiste Vince - Oct 6, 1924
Bay Press Gazette, October 6, 1924.
Time Resident Dies This Morning--J.B. Bince (Vince) Succumbs at Home of
being a resident of Green Bay
for over half a century, J.B. Bince (Vince) died at 10:15 this morning
home of his daughter, Mrs. B. DeBaker, Bungener apartments, Monroe and Cherry St. He had been in poor health
for some time.
Vince was born in Belgium
in 1829 and came to this country when a young man, shortly after his
marriage. He and
his bride settled in
Dykesville and engaged in farming, from which he retired about 15 years
following the death of his wife. When
Mr. and Mrs. Vince came to Dykesville, the country was practically a
wilderness, inhabited only by Indians and a few settlers.
young couple hewed a farm out of the woods, and on it reared their
daughters survive: Mrs.
DeBaker, Mrs. J.B. Bardouche and Mrs. V.
Mocco, of this city, and Mrs. Paul LeMay, of Marinette.
A fifth daughter, Mrs. A. Gruselle, died last
grandchildren and 23
great grandchildren also survive.
arrangements have not been completed, but services will be held from SS
and Paul church, of which he was a member.
Submitted by Pat Matzke