Robert - 5 Jan 1915
Contact: Kathleen Englebretson
----Source: Greenwood Gleaner, Greenwood, Wisconsin, Jan 1915
Robert Eggett was born in Yorkshire, England, September 4, 1831 and died in this city January 5, 1915 of dropsy. In 1883, he left England for Canada, where he remained about a year, coming to Wisconsin in 1884 and settling on a farm two and one half miles south east of this city. Here he lived for twenty-three years, clearing and improving his farm. In 1907, he sold his farm and moved to this city where he resided until his death. He was known by all the old settlers for miles around and was respected and well spoken of by everyone. He was a member of and a loyal supporter of the Methodist Church, beings for years a Class Leader.
The funeral services were conducted from the Methodist Church Thursday, January 7, at two o’clock. The pallbearers were men who had been his neighbors during the years he lived on the farm. He leaves to mourn his loss a wife, two sons, one daughter and a host of friends in and around the city.
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