Obit: Case, Harriet Benedict (1834 - 1912)
Contact: Ann Stevens
Surnames: Case, Huckstead, Benedict,
Pope, Howard, Hendren, Brown
----Source: Neillsville Times
(Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) Feb 1, 1912
Case, Harriet Benedict (20 Mar 1834 - 27
Mrs. Wellington Case died last Saturday
at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ted Huckstead on the Ridge, after
an illness of about two weeks. Mrs. Case was born Harriet
Benedict in New York State, on March 20, 1834. She came with
her parents to Steuben county, Indiana, later removing to
Barrington, Ill. She was united in marriage to John Pope at
Barrington on March 21, 1859, and to this union three children were
born, two sons and one daughter, of whom only the daughter survives
her parents. They came to Clark county in 1865, and Mr. Pope
died in 1897. Mrs. Pope was united in marriage to Robert
Howard eleven years ago, and 11 months after their marriage Mr.
Howard passed away. In the fall of 1909 Mrs. Howard was
married to Wellington Case, and since that time she has made her
home at Wisconsin Veteran’s Home at Waupaca and with her
daughter, Mrs. Huckstead. A short time ago she came to
Neillsville to visit her daughter and in coming she contracted a
severe cold, which caused complications which ended in her
Mrs. Case was a woman of the sturdy pioneer stamp and was well known on the Ridge and in this city for her inherent kindness and womanly characteristics. She was an excellent neighbor and friend and her demise is sincerely mourned by a large circle of acquaintances. Mrs. Case was laid to rest Tuesday afternoon in the Neillsville cemetery, Rev. Hendren of Greenwood conducting the services at the Presbyterian church. Deceased is survived by her husband, her daughter, Mrs. Huckstead, sister, Mrs. Jos. Brown, and brothers, Wallace Benedict, of Barrington, Ill.; John Benedict of Vernon, Neb.; Ira Benedict of Peoria, Kansas; Judson Benedict of Bellwood, Nebraska. Also by her granddaughter, Miss Florence Huckstead.
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