Almeda Folsom obituary

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Friday, December 8, 1905
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At the home of her daughter in Newton Iowa, Nov. 30 1905, of pneumonia, Almeda Folsom, age 75 years, 6 months and 5 days.

Almeda Richards was born in Erie Co., N. Y., May 25, 1830. She moved with her parents to Columbia Co. Wis., in 1843, where she was married to Abraham Folsom March 26, 1854. They moved to Minnesota in 1876 where she resided until July 1902, since which time she had made her home with her daughter, Mrs. E. J. Austin, where she peacefully passed away. Her illness was of short duration.

She leaves three children and seven grandchildren to mourn her loss. Interment in Woodbury cemetery, beside her husband who preceded her a little more than a year ago.