Sunday, February 6, 2011

Sunday Obituary – Betsey Ann Belknap

This is an obituary for my 3rd great grandmother Betsey Ann Belknap (nee Bristol).  Betsey was the daughter of Justus Bristol and Catherine Lockwood born 16 November, 1814.  She married Martin Seymour Belknap in 1831 in New York.  One of her 11 children was my 2nd great grandfather Thomas Jefferson Belknap.

                DIED IN OLD AGE                            
Mrs. Betsey Ann Belknapp Passes  Away at 
106  Oregon Street This   Morning.
 Mrs. Betsey Ann Belknapp died this
Morning of general debility at her home
106 Oregon street.  She was the mother of Mrs. Job Mcwiilliams, with whom she resided.  The interment will take place at two o’clock Monday afternoon
at Ellenwood cemetery.
“Mrs. Betsey Ann Belknapp,” obituary, Oshkosh Daily Northwestern,  15 April 1899 , p 1

She is buried at the Ellenwood Cemetery in Winnebago County, Wisconsin, USA.  

Interesting obituary right below this one:

     MAX THOM’S FUNERAL                      

  The funeral of Max Thom, the young             
man who was drowned Friday near the
railway bridge while running on the
logs, will be held at one o’clock Sunday
afternoon from St. Mary’s Catholic

Another interesting announcement just above the Obituaries:

 Edward Thomas was granted a di-
vorce from Minnie.   Thomas on the
ground that his wife treated him in a
cruel manner and refused to wash and
mend his clothing and get his meals.
the parties to the suit reside in Osh-

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