Obit: Heaslett, Anna (1849 - 1912)
Contact: Ann Stevens
Surnames: Heaslett, Cornwell, Johnston,
----Source: Neillsville Times (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) Oct 24, 1912
Heaslett, Anna (27 May 1849 - 21 Oct
Mrs. Anna Heaslett died Monday night at
the home of her daughter, Mrs. L. Cornwell. Mrs. Heaslett was
born Anna Johnston in Canada May 27, 1849. She was united in
marriage to Thomas Heaslett on June 3, 1871, and a year later they
came to Neillsville where they resided seven years and then went to
Humbird to live. After the death of Mr. Heaslett in June
1886, Mrs. Heaslett returned here. She made her home at
Granton for six years and for the past couple years on account of
failing health and took up her residence with her daughter.
She is survived by one son, Wilfred, of Kent, Wash., and one
daughter, Mrs. L. Cornwell; also by two brothers, William Johnston
of Pine Valley and George Johnston of Missouri, and one sister,
Mrs. Grant Baxter of Hillsboro, N.D.
Mrs. Heaslett was a woman of pleasing personality and kindly disposition and she was well known to many friends in this vicinity for her charity and goodness. The funeral will be held this afternoon at 2 o’clock at the Cornwell residence.
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