Jacob Hickok obituary
-Jacob Richard Hickok, of the town of Lyle, met his death Saturday morning in a sudden manner. He left home in his buggy in search of a man to assist him in his farm work. Shortly after he was found dead, his body hanging out of the buggy and held by one foot in the foot rest. It is supposed he was taken in a fit and fell out, and was dragged about a mile.
Mr. Hickok was born in Saratoga Springs, N. Y., January 25, 1821, moved to Wisconsin in 1856, and came to Lyle in February, 1884. He leaves one son, Thomas F. Hickok.
The funeral services were conducted by Rev. W. E. Stanley at Enterprise school-house, Sunday afternoon.