Barney D. Nye obituary
--Barney D. Nye, one of the earliest settlers of Nevada township, departed this life, and was buried from his residence, Thursday, March 31st, 1881. It was a very stormy day, but a great many people, with teams, gathered at his residence to pay their last tribute of respect to the departed dead and family. The sermon was preached at Minnereka school-house, by Rev. Alfred Cressey, of Austin. The house was filled. After the sermon the body was buried in the Beach cemetery. Disease lung fever. Age, 56 years. Leaves a widow, son, and daughter.