Obit: Davis, Orinda Sylvia (1847 - 1931)

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Surnames: Davis, Johnson, Osgood, Van Brunt, Mabie, Mortimer, Marsh, Bennett, Manthe, Nimno, Lne, Richards, Turner

----Source: Neillsville Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 18 June 1931

-Davis, Orinda Sylvia (8 April 1847 - 12 June 1931)

Funeral services for Mrs. Orinda Sylvia Davis, who died at Granton, June 12, were held Monday form the home, Rev. W. Bennett, conducting the rites. Orinda Sylvia Johnson was born April 8, 1847, at Fly Creek, Otsego County, New York, and settled in Clark County in 1877.

She graduated from Ripon College in 18??and taught school from some years. June 14, 1876 she was married at Melrose, Wis. , to Sidney Davis. They developed a fine farm west of the Granton where they lived for many years, later moving to Granton. Mr. Davis died suddenly a few years ago. She is survived by Jennie Davis Osgood and Mrs. Dan. C. Van Brunt, Palm Springs, Calif.

The pallbearers were Smith Davis, Gordon Davis, Willis Davis, Albert Mabie, Ray Mortimer and Albert Davis. Thos who came from out of town to attend the funeral were: Earl E. Marsh, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Manthe, Black River Falls; John Nimno, Melrose; Mrs. Amy Marsh; Marshfield; Mrs. Alice Lane, Phillips; Mrs. Harvey Richards, Black River Falls and Mrs. Edna Turner, Chicago.

 

 


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