MUSCATINE COUNTY IOWA|
Source: REGISTER OF OLD SETTLERS , BOOK One, page 175
submitted by Neal Carter, Aug. 14, 2007
OLD SETTLERS' MEETING
At a meeting of the Old Settlers held on the 16th day of January 1886 at the City Hall, to pay a tribute of respect to the memory of ALFRED NYE and G. W. WILLIAMS, both old settlers of this county.
On motion Peter Jackson and Vincent Chambers were made a committee on Alfred Nye and Joseph Bennett on G. W. Williams. When after some talk about holding anniversary, on motion adjourned.
P. JACKSON, Sec’y J. P. WALTON, Pres.
WHEREAS, In the death of Mr. Alfred Nye this county has lost a valued citizen, upright and honorable in all the relations of life, a citizen void of offense both toward God and man; one who did a large part toward changing this beautiful land from a state of nature to its present condition of a highly cultivated and populous State, rich in all the appliances of material and intellectual growth.
Resolved, That we mourn the death of Mr. Nye as a prized friend and neighbor and as Old Settlers we tender to the family of deceased our most cordial sympathy and condolence.
PETER JACKSON VINCENT CHAMBERS ******
WHEREAS, In the death of W. G. Williams, the county has lost a valuable citizen, upright and honorable in all the relations of life,
Resolved, We mourn the death of W. G. Williams as a true friend and neighbor and as Old Settlers, we tender to the family of the deceased our most cordial sympathy. JOSEPH BENNETT,
J. P. WALTON, } Committee
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