Fremont County, Iowa

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Sidney, Fremont County, Iowa
  • November 17, 1895
    • Huse Morgan, manager of the Empire Stock Co., is in our city making arrangements to play his company here for a week. Some years ago Huse organized a company in Sidney and gave an entertainment (?) in Hamburg which so disgusted him that he fired the whole company. At that time he told his audience that if he ever gave another entertainment in Hamburg he would be sure that he had a first class company before undertaking it, and he now informs us that he is ready to redeem his promise, as his present troupe is first - class in every respect.--Hamburg Sunbeam.

  • November 21, 1895
      Wilkinson. Near Galveston, Texas, on Wednesday, Nov. 13th 1895, Charles Wilkinson, aged 68 years. Deceased was born in New York 1827, from which place he removed to Ohio, spending his boyhood days in that state. From there he came to Fremont county, Iowa, and in 1859, was married to Miss Julia Richards. From this union were four children, all of whom are living and were present at his funeral: J. M. Wilkinson, of Northboro, Iowa; Mrs. Harry Shaffer of Ness City, Kansas; Charley, of Page county, Iowa; and Miss Eva, of Sidney, Iowa. Mr. Wilkinson was formerly a resident of Page county, Iowa, but on account of failing health went south, locating at Galveston, Texas, some three years ago. The immediate cause of his death being apoplexy. In the death of Mr. Wilkinson we lose a man noted for his deeds of kindness and love to his fellow man. A kind and indulgent father has been called away, only just preceding the rest of his family a little. Oh! how sweet the thought that father and mother are there awaiting your coming. The funeral was held on Saturday forenoon at 11 o'clock from the Christian church, Elder Terrell conducting the services, assisted by the Pastor, Elder Hill. The interment took place at the Sidney cemetery --J. R.

Source: submitted by Walter Farwell

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