Trow, William Z. 1840-1910
Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer (email)
Date: 1/11/2011 at 11:31:53
LeMars Semi-Weekly Sentinel
August 12, 1910
DEATH OF W. Z. TROW
Old Plymouth County Resident Dies in Colorado
William Zebina Trow was born near Liverpool, England, April 30, 1840, and
died near Vona, Colo., August 7, 1910, aged seventy years, three months and
At the age of five years he came with his parents to America, for six months
residing in New York City, then removing to southern Wisconsin where he grew
to manhood. At the outbreak of the Civil War he enlisted in Company D
Wisconsin heavy artillery, serving until the end of the war. In March 1873,
he was united in marriage with Lucinda A. Lane, who with two sons, W. R. of
Laurel, Neb., and L. W., of Kingsley, Iowa, and one daughter, May, who
resides at home are left to mourn the loss of a kind husband and father. In
1879 he moved to Plymouth County, Iowa, residing here until two years ago,
when he moved to eastern Colorado, living there until his death, which was
caused by a stroke of paralysis suffered in November, 1909.
In young manhood he united with the M. E. church of which he continued a
faithful member until death called him to the great congregation above. As
a man he was just and upright with all, as a neighbor frank and generous,
and as a husband and father, kind and true. During the long illness which
finally caused his death, he was very patient and uncomplaining, although
A brother, John D. Trow and sister, Mrs. Sarah Price, both residing at
Boulder, Colo., and two half brothers and two half sisters survive him, and
mourn the departure of his spirit. But all can say that our loss is his
The remains were brought to LeMars for interment on Wednesday night
accompanied by the bereaved wife and daughter and the funeral will be held
this afternoon at 2 o’clock at the First Methodist Episcopal church, Rev. G.
F. Whitfield officiating.
Plymouth Obituaries maintained by Linda Ziemann.
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