--Mrs. Diana L. wife of Stewart H. Trowbridge of Lyle township died at her daughter's home at Superior Wis. last Friday. Her remains were brought to Cedar City for burial. Funeral services were held on Sunday in the Cedar City school house by Rev. L. H. Shumate.
Cedar City cemetery
DEATH OF AN OLD SETTLER.
Samuel Harris, an old resident of Lyle township, died at the residence of his son A. W. Harris at Sibley, Iowa, March 1, 1888, at 9:05 pm., aged 80 years, nine months and 18 days.
Mr. Harris was born near Hamilton, Canada, May 12, 1808, had lived on the old homestead in Lyle for twenty years and until about one year ago when he went to Sibley to reside with his son.
-- Mrs. Wm. L. Cook of Lyle, aged twenty-one years, was buried last week Tuesday.
ROLPH. – In Lyle township, August 23d, 1868, Mrs. Ann Rolph, Aged 22 years.
WATKINS. – In Cedar City, August 28th, 1868, Louelly, daughter of Mr. E. and Mrs. F. Watkins—Aged 10 months, 21 days.
MRS. PAMELIA AULTFATHER.
Pamela N. Foster was born September 27, 1840 at Dennis Creek, Cape May Co., New Jersey. She was the daughter of James and Judith Foster. The father was in the provision business at Dennis Creek for nearly thirty years until he came west in 1848 and located in Sangmon Co., Ill., where they lived for six years, then moved to Minnesota Territory, coming with a team of horses and wagon bringing their household goods with them.
Alexander D. Reynolds died at his home in Lyle township north of London Sunday night about 10 o'clock after a week's illness of pneumonia. Though in feeble health for some time he was able to attend the funeral of his sister-in-law, Mrs. Perry Reynolds some two weeks ago.
Mr. Reynolds was born in Argyle, May 1, 1851, but for the past 34 years has lived in Mower county. He leaves beside his wife two brothers and two sisters, Mrs. Ada Drummond and Mrs. Marie Watkins.
We copy the following obituary of an old and respected citizen of this county, from the Transcript.
"At his home in Cedar City, Feb. 28, 1903, of cancer, Welcome Osborn, aged 78 years. He has been in failing health for over two years, and for much of the time has suffered intensely and death came as a sweet relief.
He was born near Montreal, Canada, Jan. 11, 1825, being the oldest son of Isaac and Sarah Osborn. Early left without a father's care, he learned self-dependence and knew from boyhood what hard and constant toil was.
At St. Olaf's hospital, Friday morning May 2, 1902, of bowel trouble, Wm. Wynn, aged 75 years.
Uncle Billy Foster died this morning, April 9th, at the home of his niece Mrs. Vilena Vest. Services at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the house. Interment at the Cedar City cemetery.
It is with regret that we announce the death on March 12, of Mr. J. A. Carter, at the residence of his son D. L. Carter, three miles north of Lyle, aged 82 years. The remains were interred last Saturday in the Cedar City cemetery, Rev.'s Briggs of Austin and Moore of Lyle being the officiating clergymen. He leaves eleven children and a host of friends to mourn his untimely departure.
Roxanna Weseman, once of Austin, dies
AUSTIN -- Roxanna R. Weseman, 83, of Hopkins, Minn., formerly of Route 3 Austin, died Wednesday (Nov. 2, 1994) at Hopkins Health Care Center.
WILL M. WELCH.
At the home of her daughter, Friday evening, March 30th, of old age, Mrs. Rebecca Welch, aged 84 years last July. She has lived here for many years and was well known among the older settlers. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. F. Musser, Rev. F. A. Cone officiating. Interment at Cedar City.
--A three year old son of Arad Welch, of Austin town, died Sunday morning. Funeral services were held at Cedar City school house Monday noon, by Rev. W. E. Stanley of Austin.
Frieda Louise Waudby -- Austin
AUSTIN -- The funeral for Frieda Louise Waudby, 87, of Austin, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in Our Savior's Lutheran Church, the Rev. Don Deines officiating. Burial will be in Cedar City Cemetery in rural Austin.
Mrs. Waudby died Friday (Dec. 28, 2001) in Comforcare Good Samaritan Center.
Whit Watkins, aged 65 years, died suddenly Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 4, 1909, at his farm west of the Cedar City cemetery. He had gone down for the day to see the harvest and was out in the field and had shocked a little grain. As he picked up a bundle of grain to set it up he fell over and died without warning, of apoplexy. His son Harvey was cutting on the harvester at the time and as soon as possible came to the aid of his father but life was extinct.
At her home on Park avenue, early Friday morning, Oct. 6, 1905, of paralysis, Mrs. Abram Watkins, aged nearly 62 years. She was the daughter of John A. Carter.
Phebe Carter was born in Milton, Quebec, Jan. 29, 1844. Her folks moved to Burlington, Wis., when she was about 12 years old. In 1857, she came with her folks to Cedar City in this county. She was married April 11, 1867, to Mr. Watkins, Rev. A. Morse officiating. The husband survives. They settled on their farm at Cedar City an lived there for over thirty years, moving in to Austin about seven years ago.
--Mrs. Whit Watkins, of Cedar City, died at her home on Sunday, of paralysis. She was born in the state of New York, and was forty-three years of age at the time of her death. The funeral was held at the house on Tuesday at 11 o'clock.
Four Children Survive The Death Of Mrs. Maria Watkins
Funeral services for Mrs. maria S. Watkins who died Saturday at 7:30 a.m. at her home in Cedar City were held Monday afternoon with Rev. W. Dow Crewdson officiating. She was buried in the Cedar City Cemetery.
Early History of Mr. Watkins
An Old Settler Gone.
Mr. John Watkins, Sen., one of the oldest settlers in Mower county, died Sunday morning. Mr. Watkins was 83 years of age and was born in Wales. On his arrival in this country, Mr. Watkins first settled in Wisconsin. From there he came to Minnesota in 1856, since which time he has been a resident of our county. The funeral is held from the Cedar City school house this morning, Rev. Stanley officiating. We will give full particulars of his death next week.
JOHN R. WATKINS.
John Richard Watkins, aged nearly 77 years, died at his home in Cedar City Thursday, January 2, 1913, of injuries received from a horse. On the evening of Dec. 28, while doing his chores at his barn he was thrown down and trampled upon by a colt and was severely injured about the stomach. He remained conscious almost to the end.
He was born in Wales, Feb. 16, 1836. At the age of ten years he came with his parents to Burlington, Wis. In 1856 they came to Cedar City in this county and lived with his folks until the war.
EDWIN S. WATKINS.
Edwin Stock Watkins, aged 40 years, died early Thursday morning, Feb. 19, 1914, of dropsy and heart trouble after and extended illness at his home on Oakland avenue.
Sylvan T. Warrington -- Austin
AUSTIN -- A graveside service will be held for Sylvan T. Warrington at 11 a.m. Sunday in Cedar City Cemetery in Austin with the Rev. Robert A. Morgan officiating. Services were held earlier in Chicago.
Mr. Warrington, 91, of Chicago, an Austin native and retired consultant and adviser with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, died Feb. 24.