Obit: Wilcox, Isaac (1847- 1922)

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Surnames Wilcox, Wilson, Bolch, Redmond, Talbott, Post

----Source: Neillsville Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 06/15/1922

Wilcox, Isaac (8 March 1847 - 7 June 1922)

Isaac Wilcox of Quinion, N. D., died at Killdeer, N. D. on June 7, 1922, at the age of 75 years, two months and 29 days. Deceased was born in Warrensburg, Warren County, N. Y. on March 8, 1847, where he grew to manhood, enlisting in the Civil War at the age of 18, and served his country till the close of the war in 1865. Later he came to Clark county, Wis., where he was married to Miss Clara M. Wilson, Nov. 20, 1875. They resided on their farm at Christie 28 years, where 4 children were born to them, Maude Redmond of Portland, Ore., Blanche Churchill Talbott, now deceased, Ralph of Killdeer, N. D. and Marion Post of Billings, Mont.

From here he moved to Portland, Ore., where he resided till 1911, then coming to Quinion, N. D., where he proved up a homestead and at which place he suffered a stroke of paralysis about 5 years ago. He has been in very poor health since that time, steadily growing worse, till one month ago the third stroke rendered him entirely helpless, and never leaving his bed, passed away at 7:45 a. m. Wednesday morning. He was buried at the homestead at Quinion Thursday at 3:00 p.m., Rev. Bolch of Grassy Butte officiating, and assisted by the American Legions of Killdeer and Belfield, N. D. The casket was covered with the flag, a military salute was fired over the grave and taps sounded, as the remains were laid to rest.

Our father has answered the summons, That some time must come for us all, For him, last taps have been sounded, He was answered the last roll-call.

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1880 Federal Census--Weston, Clark, WI

Isaac Willcox @35, b. NY, Farmer, Parents b. NY

Wife: Clara @19, b. IL, Parents b. NY

Dau: Maude E. @3, b. WI

Dau: Blanch A. @1, b. WI

 

 


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