Obit: Wood, Julia (1853 - 1920)

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Surnames: WOOD WYKER RITCHIE FORBUSH GALBREATH DRESDEN

----Source: CLARK COUNTY REPUBLICAN & PRESS (Neillsville, Wis.) 03/11/1920

Wood, Julia (19 OCT 1853 - 8 MAR 1920)

Mrs. Julia Wood died Monday March 8, 1920, at the hospital in Eau Claire where she had been several weeks. She had her hip bone broken and after being at the hospital for a time, appeared to be getting well, but gradually began to grow weaker till she died.

Mrs. Wood, whose maiden name was Julia Wyker, was born Oct. 19, 1853. She was married to Joseph Wood Aug. 14, 1871, and they were among the early settlers of the town of Hewett, Clark County, Wis., which was her home until her death. Mr. Wood died Nov. 30, 1898.

Deceased was a woman with the greatest kindness of heart. She came into a new country when it was a wilderness and where people all tried to help one another when in need and in that life she did well her part. She leaves four daughters: Mrs. Wm. Ritchie, Mrs. Geo. Forbush, Mrs. John Galbreath, and Mrs. C. B. Dresden; and two sons, Joseph and David. The funeral will be held at the Congregational Church at 2 o'clock p.m. Thursday.

 

 


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