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STULL, Jacob 1838-1925


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 3/22/2015 at 08:56:38

Jacob Stull, Of Beaman, Dead

Came to Grundy County in 1882 and Located on Farm Near Beaman

Jacob Stull, son of Jacob and Mary Harris Stull, and last surviving member of the family, was buried Sunday. He was born in Green county, Pennsylvania, on July 24, 1838, and died at Beaman, July 23, 1925. When he was six months old his parents moved to Green county, Wisconsin, where he grew to manhood. In August, 1862, he enlisted in Company K, twenty-second Wisconsin Infantry, for service in the civil war. He was taken prisoner in the first battle his company engaged in, at Spring Hill, Tenn., and confined in Libby prison for twenty-one days, then exchanged and afterwards fought in the battles of Chickamauga, Resacca, and others of less importance.

He was discharged in July, 1865, returning to his home in Wisconsin, where on Nov. 1, 1868, he was united in marriage with Elinor R. Humphrey. Mr. and Mrs. Stull resided in Wisconsin until 1874, when they moved to Iowa and settled in Jasper county. In 1882 they moved to Grundy county and located on a farm near Beaman, making that their home until the spring of 1909, when they moved to Beaman.

Mr. Stull was made a mason in 1865 at Monroe, Wis. He was a member of Andersonville post, G.A.R., at Beaman. He is survived by the widow and six children, Guy H. and Mrs. Mary Herron, of Green Mountain; Charles H., of Marshalltown; Clarence W., of Beaman; Wendell, of Dell Rapids, S.D.; and George M., of Lancaster, Calif. There are also fifteen grandchildren and one great-grandchild, all of whom were with him in his last sickness.

Funeral services were held form the home on Sunday afternoon, conducted by Rev. J. J. Snyder, of Beaman. The pallbearers were members of the Masonic order. The flowers were cared for by the granddaughters. Six veterans of the civil war were in attendance.

The sons from Dell Rapids, S.D., and Lancaster, Calif., were present, as also were relatives from Madison, Broadhead and Juda, Wis., Waterloo, Missouri Valley and Osceola, Iowa, and a large concourse of friends from Marshalltown, Grundy Center, Green Mountain, Conrad, Gladbrook and Beaman.

Burial was in Oakland cemetery, at Beaman.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 30 July 1925, pg 1


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