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11APR 1895 BENJAMIN F. FRISBIE, d. March 29, 1895 (VT)

BENJAMIN F. FRISBIE was born in Westford, Chittenden Co., Vermont, on March 17, 1818, and died at his home in Pine River of apoplexy, March 29, 1895, at the age of 77 years and 12 days. He was married to PERTHENIA C. JEWELL, of Georgia, Franklin Co., Vt., on January 19, 1843. He removed to Illinois in 1848, to Wisconsin in 1849, and to Pine River in 1850. He build the first house in the village of Pine River, and has been largely identified with its interests ever since, contributing largely to its material prosperity…The subject of this sketch lost his wife a few years ago and was the father of H.E. FRISBIE of Pine River.

18APR 1895 B.F. FRISBIE, d. March 29, 1895 (VT)

…founder, namer and constant upbuilder of all that was good of and for Pine River (section unreadable) B.F. FRISBIE first saw the light of this beautiful world, that the good loving Lord had made for him and for us, on March 17, 1818, in the old Green Mountain state; there spent his childhood, his youth and early manhood, surrounded by sights and influences, that with his inherited qualities made him the grand man he was; there on Jan. 19, 1843, he was married to PERTHENIA C. JEWELL, a most worthy help-mate who was preceded him to the other shore. The writer first met B.F. FRISBIE, his wife and their son, H.E. FRISBIE, in Pine River, in April, 1850, and has known him intimately and well for the past forty-five years, and thinks him one of the best men he has known in his journey of sixty-seven years. OLIVER PEIRCE. Pine River, Wis., April 15, 1895.

18APR 1895 MRS. JULIUS PROCHNOW, d. Tuesday afternoon

At her home in the town of Dakota, on Tuesday afternoon, MRS. JULIUS PROCHNOW after three days illness with inflammation of the bowels. Deceased was 63 years of age and leaves a husband and six children, five daughters and one son. MRS. PROCHNOW was a very highly respected and well…(section unreadable)…

25APR 1895 Obituaries. Of the following deceased soldiers who were members in good standing of Poy Sippi Post, No. 231, G.A.R.

CHAPIN. – A. CHAPIN, died May 31, 1893, aged 56 years. Deceased was born in New York State and served in Co. B., 29th Wis. Inf. Enlisting in 1862, and served until the close of the War.

PIERCE. –NELSON PEIRCE, died June 22nd, 1894, aged 71 years. Deceased was born in New York State and served in Co. I, 1st Wis. Cav. enlisting in 1861. He served until the close of the war.

CASSIDY. – GEORGE CASSIDY, an unmarried man, died September 12, 1894, aged 38 years. Deceased was born in Rhode Island, served as a private in Co. E 146th Ill. Inft. enlisting in 1864; he served until the close of the war.

HULL. –NELSON HULL, died December 11, 1894, aged 63 years. Deceased was born in New York State and served in 1st Wis. Bat. Enlisting in 1864; he served until the close of the war.

MARTIN —THOMAS MARTIN, died March 25, 1895, aged 54 years. Deceased was born in Ireland and served in Co. B., 3rd Wis. Inft. enlisting on the 20th of September 1864 and was mustered out May 27, 1865.

The above named deceased were all members in good standing of James S. Ewing Post, No. 231 G.A.R.

02MAY 1895 MRS. RACHEL JONES, d. Saturday Night (WALES)

MRS. RACHEL JONES, mother of Deputy Sheriff S.J. JONES, of Aurora, died at her home Saturday night. Deceased was born in Wales, in 1816 and was 79 years of age at the time of her death. The funeral was held Monday afternoon at the Welsh church in the town of Aurora, with interment at the Welsh cemetery, and was very largely attended. 02MAY 1895 JERE SHAY, d.?

About 10 o'clock Monday forenoon, while some boys were rowing down the river at Waupaca, they discovered the body of a man lying on the bottom about eight rods below the bridge in the rear of the school-house. It was taken out and proved to be that of JERE SHAY, an inmate of the Wisconsin Veterans' Home. His hat was found on the bank near the Devoin house about fifteen rods above where he was found. He was last seen alive about ten o'clock Saturday evening standing on a street corner. He was about 68 years old, and was a private in Co. A., 25th Illinois Inft., serving 4 years in the war. A coroner's inquest and post-mortem examination was held, and the verdict rendered was that he came to his death by accidental drowning. His only known relation is a son in Colorado.

30MAY 1895 HULDAH WEBSTER HALL, d. Friday evening (NY)

It is with sadness that we are obliged to chronicle the death of another old settler, MRS. HULDAH HALL, who died at her home in this village last Friday evening after an illness of eleven weeks. MRS. HALL was born in Utica, Oneida Co., N.Y., Dec. 13, 1829, and was 65 yrs, 5 mos. and 11 days old at the time of her death. Her maiden name was HULDAH WEBSTER. She was united in marriage to AMOS HALL at Sheboygan Falls, Wis., in 1845, and after residing there a short time moved to Menasha, thence to Richford and later to Wautoma where she has since resided. MR. HALL departed from this world in April 1872. The result of this union was seven children, four of whom survive her, as follows: ALBERT, who resides in Minnesota, MRS. W. SHAEFER, of Oasis, MRS. CHAS. KAUFFMAN, of Sturgeon Bay, and MISS SARAH HALL, who has always made her home with her mother. She also leaves a sister, MRS. THAMES, who resided in Berlin. Deceased had lived in Wautoma for the past 38 years…devoted Christian, and a member of the M.E. church of this village… The services were held at the M.E. church Saturday afternoon after which interment took place in the Wautoma cemetery, Rev. PARISH conducting the services.

30MAY 1895 MRS. CHAS. ALLISON, d. May 26, 1895

MRS. CHAS. ALLISON died last Sunday, May 26, 1895, at her home two miles north of this village. For many years she has been a great sufferer from cancer of the stomach. The funeral was held Monday at the Campbell Corners schoolhouse. Plainfield Town.

30MAY1895 MRS. HENRIETTA HAGEMAN, d. last Tuesday

… mother of MRS. HERMAN BARTEL died at the home of her daughter last Tuesday at the advanced age of 79 years and 12 days, after an illness of two months. The funeral services were held in the Evangelical Church at Dakota, Thursday and interment took place in the Dakota cemetery, Rev. RICHERT, of Westfield, conducting the services.


From the Plainfield Sun we learn of the death of MRS. CALEB GREENFIELD of Omaha, Neb. MRS. GREENFIELD was a former resident of Wautoma and her numerous friends will be pained to learn of her death.

20JUN 1895 MRS. CHAS. A KINGSLEY, d. June 18, 1895 (NY)

At her home in the town of Wautoma, June 18, 1895, MRS. CHAS. A. KINGSLEY aged 33 years. Deceased was born in York State in 1862, and has been a resident of this vicinity for the past twenty years…. She was married to CHAS. A. KINGSLEY, of this place, in 1880 and the result of this union was five children, two boys and three girls. Deceased leaves a husband, two sisters, MRS. ROBINSON and MRS. FERGUSON, and one brother, ORIN WHEELOCK, residing at Plainfield, to mourn her loss. The funeral services, which were largely attended, were held at the family residence Wednesday afternoon, conducted by Rev. F.G. PARISH, after which interment took place in the Wautoma cemetery. (maiden name probably WHEELOCK)

20JUN 1895 AMELIA DURGIN-BISHOP, d. June 10th (NH)

At her residence, Monday, June 10th, at 12:15, after a long and lingering illness, MRS. AMELIA BISHOP. AMELIA DURGIN-BISHOP was born at Littleton, N.H. Aug. 24, 1848. At the age of 5 years she moved with her parents to Waukesha and from there to Richford, where her girlhood days were spent. On the 7th of April 1867, she was married to L.F. BISHOP, and the early part of their married life was spent at Richford. About 12 years ago they moved to Coloma Station, where they resided till death called her home…. age of 15 joined the church…She was a faithful worker in the M.E. church…. She was also a member of the W.C.T.U. and was laid to rest with the white ribbon emblem upon her breast…. a great worker in the church and Sabbath School. She has been Superintendent of the latter for several years. She leaves a husband, one son, four daughters, one brother, and four sisters to mourn her loss, all of whom were with her through her illness…The best medical aid was called, but nothing could stay that dreaded disease consumption. …Funeral services were held at the M.E. church…Rev. HELMS, of Springwater, officiated, assisted by Rev. Pilcher, of Portage, and Rev. Miller, of Coloma Station, after which the remains were laid to rest in the cemetery near the church, escorted by a large concourse of her neighbors and friends as well as the Fraternity of Odd Fellows, who marched with bowed heads each wearing a badge of mourning, evidencing their sympathy with their brother in his affliction.

04JUL 1895 MRS. ANN D. SMITH BROWNLOW, d. June 26th (NY/O)

MRS. BROWNLOW, of Mt. Morris, died the 26th of June from the effects of cancer. The funeral services were held at the residence of the family June 28th, Rev. D.A. CAMPBELL, a former pastor, officiating…. Her maiden name was ANN D. SMITH. She was born at Staly Hill, N.Y., April 5, 1835, and moved to Ashtabula Co. O., at the age of two years; when 20 years of age she came to Beaver Dam, Wis. Where she remained three years. She was married to GEORGE BROWNLOW Feb. 8, 1859. She was the mother of 11 children. Her husband and nine children survive her….

11JUL 1895 ISABELLA COBB HARTFORD, d. last Sunday (ME)

…one of Wautoma's most estimable ladies MRS. J.F. HARTFORD, who died last Sunday at 10:30 o'clock. In the last week of March 1894, deceased suffered a partial stroke of paralysis, but had recovered her health sufficiently to be out of doors some for the past few weeks. Last Tuesday night she suffered a second stroke which resulted in her death as above stated. Deceased was born in Deering, Me., Oct. 29th, 1832, and was 63 of age at the time of her death. MISS ISABELLA COBB, which was her maiden name, was married to MR. HARTFORD at Richford, Wis., March 29, 1868, and have made Wautoma their home for the past fourteen years…. The services were held Monday forenoon at the residence and were largely attended, Mr. Rice conducting the ceremony, after which interment took place in the Wautoma cemetery.

25 JUL 1895 ANTHONLY W. TREXELL, d. July 19th (IND)

The subject of this sketch, ANTHONLY W. TREXELL, was born in Fort Wayne, Ind., June 6, 1839, and came with his parents to Waushara Co., in 1858. He was married to MISS SARAH HAYES in 1860, and removed to Oshkosh, Wis., and was a resident of that city for 14 years, returning with his family to Waushara Co., in 1873. In 1881 he went to Mosinee, Marathon Co., Wis., where he resided till three weeks previous to his death, which occurred at the home of his daughter, MRS. LESTER CURRIER, in the town of Dakota. He was survived by his two children, MR. GEO. TREXELL, and MRS. FLORENCE CURRIER, who took tender care of him through his illness…but death came to his relief, July 19, 1895. Interment took place at Neshkoro, Rev. Jacquith, of Spring Lake, officiating. He served in the War of the Rebellion, enlisting in Co. C., 46th Reg. Wis., Vol. He was also a member of the G.A.R.

08 AUG 1895 BENJAMIN A. BARR, SR., d. July 28th

…Our neighbor, BENJAMIN A. BARR, who died at his home in the presence of his family on July 28, 1895, had lived sixty years, forty of them in and near Pine River. They were busy and productive years. The world is richer for those years…. Oliver Pierce.

******** MARRIAGES **************


Married—At the home of the bride's parents on Oct. 31 at 8 p.m., H.N. GARTHEFNER, of Eureka, Cal., and MARTHA A. ALBRECHT, of Aurora, Elder J. W. WESTPHAL, of Sheboygan, officiating. The happy couple took the train the following morning for Chicago, where they will visit relatives for a few days, and then proceed to College View, Neb., where they will both attend school…

29NOV 1894 JOHN ROBERTS-EDITH C. DAVIES, m. Nov. 22, 1894 (WASH)

JOHN ROBERTS, of Sprague, Wash., and MISS EDITH C. DAVIES, of Wild Rose, were united in marriage at the residence of the bride's grandparents, MR. and MRS. E.J. DAVIES, Nov. 22, 1894, Rev. DANIEL THOMAS officiating.

14FEB 1895 URANG-WOOD, m. Jan. 27 (ND)

Married- At the residence of the bride’s parents, in the town of Deerfield, Waushara Co., on Sunday, Jan. 27, 1895, MR. STARK URANG, of N. Dak. and MISS HANNAH WOOD, of Deerfield, Elder Sanford officiating. MISS WOOD is the daughter of MR. and MRS. IRA WOOD. MR. and MRS. Urang departed for their future home in N. Dak. on Friday last.

04JUL 1895 EVERETT-MILLER, m. June 24th

MR. JOES EVERETT, of Burr Oak Valley, was married June 24th to MRS. CYNTHA MILLER, of Winneconne. MR. E. is one of the old vets. Terrill.

04JUL 1895 HAMILTON-BIGSBY, m. last Wednesday evening (ILL)

The marriage of TOM W. HAMILTON, of Berlin, and MISS MARIE BIGSBY, of Elgin, ILL., occurred last Wednesday evening. The groom is well known in this vicinity and his many friends join with the Argus in wishing him and his wife a long life of sunshine and happiness.