Charles Copeland Bancroft (1917)
Posted By: Kent Transier
Date: 4/27/2021 at 10:30:58
The Winterset News
Wednesday, May 16, 1917
Page 3, Column 2
COUNTY NEWS – PERU MAIL ITEMS
Charles Bancroft formerly of this vicinity and a member of the East Peru Odd Fellows Lodge, died at his home in Wyoming the first of the week. Grant Hole received the telegram announcing his death.
At one time he was connected with Charley Manger of Lorimor, in the real estate business. While thus engaged Bancroft and Manger bought the old Milsap store and then sold it out at a sacrifice sale.
Transcriber’s note: Charles C. Bancroft appears continuously in Madison County censuses from 1856 through 1900. His middle name is taken from the marriage record of daughter Mabel. Per U. S. Postal Records, Charles Bancroft was appointed Postmaster at Kasson March 31, 1884.
Madison Obituaries maintained by Linda Griffith Smith.
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