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NEWSPAPER
REPORTED DEATHS
IN OLD
OCONTO COUNTY 1907


The Daily Northwestern (Oshkosh, Wisconsin)
March 29, 1907

Mattie Yourd, age 13, son of Julius Yourd of Oconto, was accidently shot through the body while hunting. The wound is necessarily fatal.
(Editor's note: Matthew Yourd was born May 2, 1893 and died March 31, 1907, with burial in Oconto Catholic Cemetery.)

Oconto County Reporter
April 11, 1907
Contributed by Ron Renquin

Brookside

The death of Hattie, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gohr, occurred Thursday.  The little girl was recovering from an attack of
measles when she took cold which developed into pneumonia.  She will be greatly missed by her parents and playmates.  The death is peculiarly sad one because of the severe illness of two of her brothers at the present time.
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The death of the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Peters occurred Saturday.  The mother's life is despaired of.


The Enquirer
Friday May 10, 1907
contributed by Richard LaBrosse

John S. Gifford, a pioneer settler of the town of Chase and a veteran of the civil war, died Sunday at his home near Sampson of pneumonia, aged 70 years. He is survived by five daughters and two sons.
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Mrs. Angeline Belongia died Monday morning (May 6) at her home in the town of Oconto.
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Marie Angeline, adopted daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Vanderbush died Monday (May 6) of pneumonia, aged four months. The child had been adopted about a week before her death from St. Mark's Charity Home in Green Bay. The funeral was held at St. Joseph Church.


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