Obit: Creed, Amy (1849? - 1941)
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Surnames: Creed

----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 02/27/1941

Creed, Amy (1849? - 21 Feb. 1941)

Mrs. Amy Creed, the first white woman to live on the site of the village of Unity, died at her home in Unity at 8:00 o’clock Friday morning at the age of 92 years, a stroke being the cause of her death. Funeral services were held at the Unity M. E. church Sunday morning after which the body was taken to Plover for burial.

The deceased was born in Marion, Iowa, and came to Wisconsin when she was five years of age. She was married at Stevens Point to Edmund Creed who was a merchant and postmaster at Nelsonville. Mr. Creed died in 1915. In the spring of 1872, Mrs. Creed went to Unity to live in a log cabin, the only dwelling in Unity at that time, which Mr. Creed had built the previous year. Before her marriage she had lived in Plover where Indians had been numerous. Mr. Creed had been in the lumbering business before he entered the store business at Nelsonville and he returned to lumbering after residing at Unity, Wis.

Surviving are three sons - Charles, at home, William of Unity and Homer of Duluth, Minn. Also several grand children.

 

 


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