Obit: Vernum, Mary Jane (1849 - 1931)

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Surnames: Vernum, Robberts, Newell, Enhelder, Marden, Bradley, Cunningham, Longenecker

----Source: Neillsville Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 16 July 1931

Vernum, Mary Jane (28 Nov. 1849 - 11 July 1931)

Mrs. Mary Jane Vernum passed away at her home in Neillsville July 11, after a long illness.

Mary Jane Robberts was born Nov. 28, 1849, at Chester, Warren County, New York. She grew to womanhood there. On July 2, 1866, she was married to Dallas Vernum at Warrensburg. They came to Neillsville in 1871, and this has been her home since then. Mr. Vernum died many years ago. Mrs. Vernum was a lady of quiet manner, a lover of her home and the people about her, and had the friendship and esteem of all who knew her. She was a member of the Congregational church. She leaves one daughter, Mrs. Carrie Newell; a daughter, Clarica died in infancy. She leaves also the following grandchildren: Mrs. Eva Marden and Cassius Newell in Neillsville; Mrs. Willis Enhelder and Mrs. Richard Bradley of Greenwood; Mrs. Ida Cunningham of Three Lakes, Wis., and Leo Newell who lives in the west.

The funeral was held Tuesday afternoon at the home, Rev. G. W. Longenecker officiating.



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