Obit: Myers, Maggie E. Kettell (1842 - 1903)

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Surnames: Meyers, Goronsend, Ema, Yell, Bransteten, Hanly, Ketell, Stanton, Jones, Bickelhaup, Kathan  Wilcox, Bingham, Rockwell, Dayton, Gray, Kendall, Decalvas, Stewart, Frost, Aldreich, Loveless, Humphrey, Jeffers, Ellis, Pallmer, Gilbert, Bingham, Lawton, Beattie, Scoville, Hall, Dunklee, Kathan

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 22 Jan 1903

Meyers, G. D. (Gedes D.) Mrs. (Jul 1842 - Jan. 1903)

Prentice, Wis., Jan. 19 - Mrs. G. D. Meyers is dead here. She was the wife of G. D. Meyers, who has been proprietor of the Jump River hotel for over fifteen years, and one of the oldest settlers here. She was injured in a Burlington wreck a few years ago, from which injuries she never fully recovered. St. Paul Dispatch.

Mrs. (Maggie E.) Meyers will be remembered by many as the mother of Dr. D. A. (David Ab) Meyers. She visited her son while he was practicing here.

----Source: History of Town of Courtland, Columbia, Wisconsin, pg. 1031

G. D. MYERS, produce and lumber dealer, of the firm of Myers & Bickelhaupt, Cambria, was born Feb. 26, 1839, in Saratoga Co., N. Y. Was married in Troy, N. Y., Oct. 28, 1860, to Miss M. E. Kettell, daughter of John A. Kettell; was engaged in farming in Saratoga Co. till the fall of 1858; then came to Wisconsin, and lived in Waupun, Dodge Co., eight years; was engaged in the butchering business two years, and part of the time was buying wheat, in March, 1867, and has been engaged in the same business ever since; was first a member of the firm of Fairbanks, Stanton & Co., then John ap Jones & Co., Myers & Jones, and now Myers & Bickelhaupt. Has two children-Fred and Daniel. He has been President of the village of Cambria several years, and is now one of the Village Board of Trustees, and in politics a Democrat.


The justices of the peace elected by the people since 1830 have been as follows:

1830, Joel Dayton; 1881, Stephen Gray (long term), Uriah H. Kendall (short term); 1832, Harmon Rockwell; 1833, Stephen Gray; 1834, Decalvas S. Graves; 1835, Uriah H. Kendall; 1836, David Stewart; 1837, Stephen Gray (long term), Thomas Frost (short term); 1838, Harmon Rockwell (long term), Thomas Frost (short term); 1839, Thomas Frost; 1840, David Stewart; 1841. Stephen Gray; 1842, Harmon Rockwell; 1843, Thomas Frost; 1844, David Stewart; 1845, John B. Aldrich; 1846, Ariel C. Loveless; 1847, Harmon Rockwell; 1848, Zina H. Cowles; 1849, Robert Humphrey (long term), Otis Kiblin (short term); 1850, Manlius Jeffers (long term), A. C. Loveless (short term); 1851, A. C. Loveless (long term), John Gilbert (short term); 1852, Harmon Rockwell; 1853, Robert Humphrey; 1854, Manlius Jeffers; 1855, John A. Kettell; 1856, Harmon Rockwell; 1857, Robert Humphrey (long term), George Kenyon (short term); 1858, Manlins Jeffers; 1859, Elijah Ellis; 1860, George Kenyon; 1861, Robert Humphrey; 1862, Manlius Jeffers; 1863, John A. Kettell (long term), A. H. Palmer (short term); 1864. Harmon Rockwell, L. D. Sabin (appointed); 1865, L. D. Sabin; 1866, Manlius Jeffers; 1867, C. Kennedy (long term), Mark Beattie (short term); 1868, George Kenyon; 1869, Lemuel D. Sabin; 1870, H. S. Jenkins (full term), J. Gilbert and D; Martin (vacancies); 1871, Harmon Rockwell (long term). A. H. Palmer (short term); 1872, George Kenyon (long term), John Johnson (short term); 1873, Solon Bingham; 1874, David H. Yates; 1875, M. H. Wilcox (long term), Mark Beattie (short term); 1876, Joseph Dunn (long term), Joel Loveless (short term); 1877, Solon Bingham (full term). J. Scoville and J. Gilbert (vacancies); 1878, E. George Dunklee (long term), Oliver Lawton (short term); 1879, George Kenyon; 1880, Oliver Lawton; 1881, Solon Bingbam; 1882, J. R. Scoville; 1883, George Kenyon; 1884, Oliver Lawton; 1885, E. George Dunklee; 1886, Solon Bingham; 1887, John A. Kathan; 1888, Oliver S. Lawton (long term), John A. Kathan (short term); 1889, George Kenyon; 1890, Solon Bingham; 1891, John A. Kathan (long term), Alexander H. Palmer (short term); 1892, Oliver Lawton; 1893, A. H. Palmer; 1894, John Hall, jr.; 1895, John A. Kathan; 1896, B. George Dunklee; 1898, E. J. Wilcox.

1870 Federal Census, 1 June, Cambira, Courtland Twp., Columbia Co., Wisconsin, United States, pg. 7

G D Myers, white, male, produce dealer

personal estate: $3150

Household Members
G D Myers M 31y New York
Maggie E Myers F 27y New York
Fred Myers M 4y New York

1880 Federal Census, Cambria, Columbia, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 61

G. D. Myers, Married American Male
occupation : Wheat Merchant
father's birthplace : New York, United States
mother's birthplace : New York, United States

Household Members
self G. D. Myers M 41 New York, United States
wife M. E. Myers F 37 New York, United States
son Fred Myers M 14 New York, United States
son David Myers M 5 Wisconsin, United States

1900 Federal Census, ED 155 Prentice & Knox towns Prentice village, Price, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 5, family 92

Maggie E Myers, white female
father's birthplace: New York
mother's birthplace: New York
marital status: Married
years married: 42
estimated marriage year: 1858
mother how many children: 3
number living children: 2

Household Members
head Gedes D Myers M 62 (Feb 1836) New York, hotel keeper
wife Maggie E Myers F 58 (Jul 1842) New York
son Fred Myers M 35 (Mar 1865) New York, day laborer
wife Permelia Myers F 33 (Dec 1867) Wisconsin
daughter Esther J Myers F 4 (Jun 1896) Wisconsin
son David Ab Myers M 25 (Jun 1875) Wisconsin, physcian
servant Laura Ema F 20 (Dec 1880) Wisconsin
servant Meide Yell F 18 (Jan 1882) Wisconsin
servant Cleo Goronsend F (Nov 1879) 21 Wisconsin
servant Josefin Bransteten F 37 (Oct 1863) Wisconsin
servant Helen Hanly F 20 (May 1880) Wisconsin



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