Obit: Balcom, Mrs. E.C. (1830 - 1915)

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----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 04/15/1915

Balcom, Mrs. E.C. (1830 – 6 APR 1915)

Mrs. E.C. Balcom died at the home of S.J. Davis, April 6th, 1915, at the age of 84 years, 4 months and 28 days. Deceased was born in the town of Turn, Louis Co., N.Y., in the year of 1830; was united in marriage to Lafayette Balcom in the year of 1852. They settled in the town of Hume, Allegany Co., N.Y. In the year of 1879, they moved to Kingstone, Green Lake Co., Wis., where she resided until last year, when she came to the home of her daughter, S.J. Davis. To their union were born three children, one son and two daughters, Mrs. Alice Davis and Miss Dora Balcom of Colby, Aldridge Balcom died at the age of 2 years.

She leaves two daughters, four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren, all of who mourn the loss of a good mother and kind friend.

Funeral services were conducted at the home by Rev. R.R. Braddick. Remains were taken to Marquette, Green Lake Co., Wis. for burial.

"Green be the turf above thee,

Friend of our better days;

None knew thee, but to love thee

None knew thee, but to praise."



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