Obit: McCalvy, Anna L. #2 (1825 - 1905)
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Surnames: McCalvy, Bullard, Rector, Bass, Russel

----Source: NEILLSVILLE TIMES (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 09/28/1905

McCalvy, Anna L. #2 (4 MAR 1825 - 23 SEP 1905)

Mrs. Robt. McCalvy died Saturday, Sept. 23, 1905, at 1 p.m., aged 80 years, 6 months and 19 days, after but seven days of illness, at the home on the north side (Neillsville, Clark Co., Wis.), and will be laid to rest this afternoon, from the Presbyterian Church, Rev. Rohrabaugh officiating, assisted by Rev. W. T. Hendren, the funeral having been deferred to await the arrival of Mrs. A. J. Bullard and Thomas McCalvy from California.

Deceased was born Anna Lida Rector, at Albany, N.Y., March 4, 1825; came to Milwaukee in 1847 with her parents; was married to Mr. McCalvy Jan. 14, 1849, in Farmington, Sheboygan Co., moved to Eaton township this county the fall of 1868, and cleared a homestead on the 26 road; moved to Pine Valley near this city in 1901, and last year to this city. She is survived by the husband and all her children, six in number - Adelia (Mrs. A. J. Bullard), George McCalvy, Sophronia (Mrs. Jos. Bass), Thos, McCalvy, Margaret (Mrs. A. H. Russel), and Albert McCalvy. All are here except those looked for from the west who will arrive today. She leaves eighteen grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

In the war days she was left for over two years with her little ones while her husband went to fight for the Union, and bore her share of the brunt of pioneer life. In all respects she was a most excellent woman, and will be greatly missed by all.

 

 


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