Lyman County, South Dakota  Genealogy

Lyman County Argus Leader

Oacoma, South Dakota F.W. Fulford, publisher

Oacoma Oldest paper in Lyman County

Starts July 3, 1918


 

Items from Lyman County Argus extracted  by Barbara Stallman-Speck

 

Indexed and updated  03 Mar 2010  

 


Last Name

Item

 

 

Albers

Herman Albers of Presho left Friday for Sioux Center, Iowa, where his parents will celebrate their Golden wedding anniversary.  Aug. 15, 1918

Alkier

 Oscar Alkier of Presho writes that he is in New York, had a swim in the Hudson River and expects to go across soon.  Aug. 15, 1918

Allard

Leonide Allard of Vivian passed away Sunday Nov. 10 from pneumonia. His remains were laid to rest in the Presho cemetery. More  Nov. 21, 1918

Archer

Joe Archer, former Presho boy, is reported to be among the casualty list received recently.  Dec. 19, 1918

Auld

Wednesday evening, at the home of his mother, Anna Sharpe, occurred the marriage of Merrill Quentin Sharpe and Miss Emily Louise Auld. More. 
 
Dec. 19, 1918

Benda

Cleo Marsh of Iona, after obtaining permission from his mother, Mrs. Kreinbuhl, departed Thursday for Minneapolis to join the marines. Loyal
Nelson and Harry Benda received notices Thursday to be prepared to be called to the colors.  
Aug. 22, 1918    Aug. 22, 1918

Benn

Mr. David Rearick and Miss Benn of Kennebec were called to Union County by the death of Mr. Rearick’s daughter Susie’s husband   Nov. 7, 1918

Bice

Monday night one of Oacoma’s leading businessmen, Charles S. Bice, died of influenza. He will be greatly missed  by all. Obit next week. At this
writing, Mrs. Bice is gravely ill of the disease. 
Nov. 7, 1918

Bice

Word has also been received that Rex Bice passed away during the night at Chamberlain from influenza. Nov 14, 1918

Bice

Rex Leon Bice was born in Brule County Feb. 12, 1891 and died at the San Nov. 14, 1918, of influenza. He was the third son of Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Bice and is the third Bice to pass away in a week's time. More. 
Nov. 21, 1918

Bice

The infant son of the late Mr. and Mrs. C.S. Bice is being cared for at the home of Sheriff and Mrs. John B. Bice. The three little girls, age six, four
and two, have been taken into the judge Williamson home. 
Nov. 21, 1918

Bice/Cross

Sadness has fallen all over Oacoma this week with the death of Charles S. Bice Tuesday morning, Nov. 5. A son was born to him Saturday
morning, Nov. 9, and Sunday morning, Nov. 10. Mrs. Bice passed away, leaving four children ages from nearly six to the newborn. Chas was 31.

Eight years  ago he married Harriet R. Cross of White Lake. It was a true love match and these two lives intertwined about each other and the
children born to them. Long obit.
Nov 14, 1918

Boal

Elmer C. Boal of Vivian and Miss Mildred Snodgrass of Presho were married at Presho Saturday.   Dec. 19, 1918

Boe

Soldiers’ letters: To Argus Leader in Oacoma from C.J. Boe stationed at Camp Funston; To “Little Ken” from his brother, Gordon Iseminger, somewhere in France; from Wm. Haley to his mother, also stationed in France.  Aug 18, 1898  Chamberlain Register

Bunce

A memorial service was held at Iona Sunday in honor of Arthur Bunce who was killed on the battlefield in France while caring for the wounded men.

More.   July 25, 1918

Bunce/Brewster

Arthur Bunce of Ashton, SD, with the American Exp. Forces in France, was killed May 8 while helping bring in wounded soldiers after a battle. His

mother lives near New castle, Neb., and sister, Mrs. Burt Brewster, and brother, William, live near here.  July 11, 1918

Buterick

A message came Tuesday announcing that W.E. Buterick, better known as Ed Steinbrook, from Presho, was wounded in France and died October
21 from the effects. He leaves a wife and two children. 
Nov. 28, 1918

Cagley

Mrs. L.J. Cagley is caring for three of the children left motherless by the death of Mrs. Peter

Lund and has found loving hands to do for them.  Nov. 21, 1918

 

 

Carlson

 

 

The remains of Carl Iver Rowland were returned to Vivian Oct. 18 for interment. He was born

in Ostegattend, Sweden Dec. 23, 1892 and came to America in 1908 and lived with his sister,

Mrs. J. Carlson, at Vivian a couple of years. Dec. 22, 1917, he married Harriet J. McLaughlin

of Vivian in Pierre. He passed away at Camp Merrit, N.J. from the Spanish Influenza, Oct. 12.

More.  Oct. 31, 1918

Cherrington

A girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. E.F. Cherrington of Reliance Sunday, June 30.  July 11, 1918

Cleland

Mr. and Mrs.  Earl Cleland of Chamberlain are happy over the arrival of a daughter, Grace

May, who arrived Saturday at their home.   Dec. 26, 1918 

Cliggitt

Capt. Cliggitt died a few days ago at the home of his sister at Oswego, Ill. He was one of

Chamberlain’s early settlers and held many offices of trust in Brule County. He was about 80

at the time of his death.  July 3, 1918

Cote

Louis Cote bought Mr. Lutjen’s farm near Vivian and moved his family out there the first of

the week.  Dec. 5, 1918

Cramer

A little daughter was born the Mr. and Mrs.  Roy Cramer last week Monday. Nov. 28, 1918

Crane

Mr. and Mrs. C.A. Crane are happy over the arrival of a baby daughter, Iola Mae, born Sunday

Oct. 24, 1918

Cross/Bice

Sadness has fallen all over Oacoma this week with the death of Charles S. Bice Tuesday morn-

ing, Nov. 5. A son was born to him Saturday morning, Nov. 9, and Sunday morning, Nov.  10,

Mrs. Bice passed away, leaving four children ages from nearly six to the newborn. Chas was 31.

Eight years  ago he married Harriet R. Cross of White Lake. It was a true love match and these

two lives intertwined about each other and the children born to them. Long obit. Nov 14, 1918

Croston

Mr. Henry Croston who lives north from Presho died Tuesday from pneumonia.  Nov. 7, 1918

Cullen

Soldiers’ letters published in this issue: Jackson I. King from Jefferson Barracks, Mo., to his

mother, and from Wagoner James J. Cullen, somewhere in France to his sister. Aug. 15, 1918

Curtis

There was a terrible tragedy at Vivian last week in which Mrs. Wilbur Curtis was killed by a

 freight train. An 18-year-old boy was mutilated because of carelessness of car drivers. (July

1923 Chamberlain paper).   July 11, 1918

Dalton

“Pat” becomes a benedict. Cards have been received announcing the marriage of Henry

McGrath to Miss May Dalton of Frederick last Thursday. Will live in Aberdeen. Nov. 21, 1918

Dill

A baby girl arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Dill last Friday morning. July 3, 1918

Dittmann

The stork left a baby girl at the McClure home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Dittmann Wednesday. 

Aug. 1, 1918

Dobbin

We realize the war is really over when we see our boys returning home. Gerald Dobbin of the

artillery, was the first to return.  Dec. 12, 1918  

Dunn

P.G. Dunn of White Lake was in Reliance and informs his friends that his brother, Lewis,

who published the Reliance Record a few years ago, is married and living at White Lake.

Aug. 15, 1918

Erickson

Mr. and Mrs. Olaf Erickson of Hilmoe are the proud parents of a baby girl who arrived at their

home June 29.  July 11, 1918

Foster

J.G. Foster was granted a divorce from Marian B. Foster. Dec. 19, 1918

Fulwider

Mrs. J.A. Fulwider of  Iona received the sad message telling of the death of her father, Mr.

H.C. Roberts, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Maud Miflin, in Delaware. His remains were

brought to Platte for burial alongside his wife who died about 20 years ago. More. Oct. 24, 1918

Fulwider

Leone Rachel, dau of Mr. and Mrs. F.M. Fulwider of Iona, died Nov. 7, 1918, from pneumo-

nia. She was a student a Ward Academy. Born Jan. 21, 1901, at Platte. Obit.   Nov 14, 1918

Gammon

Soldier’s letter from George E. Gammon, from France, to folks at home. Dec. 5, 1918

Gammon

Soldier’s letters: From Gordon Iseminger to his mother, from France; George E. Gammon to

his folks, from France; Harry M. Moore to his mother, Mrs. H.W. Powers, at White Lake,

from France   Dec. 12, 1918  

Hacker

Mrs. John Hacker of Iona was taken very sick last week and last Saturday night her life was

despaired of, but Doc. Overton arrived in time to save her. Mrs. Rynkoski is nursing her.

July 11, 1918

Haley

Soldiers’ letters: To Argus Leader in Oacoma from C.J. Boe stationed at Camp Funston; To

“Little Ken” from his brother, Gordon Iseminger, somewhere in France; from Wm. Haley to

his mother, also stationed in France.  Aug 18, 1898  Chamberlain Register

Handek

The first victim of the flu in the Iona neighborhood was Mr. Handek, a cousin of Mrs. Fred

Tagtow who came to Iona from Kansas to pick corn. He died Friday night, Nov. 1. His mother

came to take his body home for burial.  Nov 14, 1918

Hanna

Roy Hanna of Presho received a message Saturday that his brother had been killed in France

on the last day of the battle. Dec. 5, 1918

Hanson

Mr. and Mrs. John Hanson welcomed a little son into their home last week.  Aug. 15, 1918

Harmon

Nelson Harmon died of influenza up in Canada. He was one of Lyman County’s early

cowboys.  Nov. 7, 1918

Harris

Mrs. Milton Kirkpatrick passed away Mon, Dec. 8, of leakage of the heart at the home of her

dau, Mrs. Dan Harris, near Hamill. Her remains were taken to the Platte cem Dec. 12, 1918  

Hilmoe,

Farewell parties were given for Peter S. Hilmoe, Louis and Olaf Schervem and Roy Winchell,

of the Hilmoe area who are leaving for Camp Dodge, Iowa in response to a call from the draft.

July 25, 1918

Himes

Ralph Fulford Himes, a six and three-quarter-pound lad, full of life and energy with a good

pair of lungs, arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. O.F. Himes Monday afternoon. July 3, 1918

Holmes

Letter from C.H. Holmes to his mother, from France.   Nov. 21, 1918

Hopping

Milton G. Hopping, a resident of Vivian for several years passed away in the hospital at Pierre  

last Thursday. More.  Dec. 5, 1918

Hotham

Mrs. O.J. Thorson received word of the death of her cousin, Miss Nina Hotham of Armour

Tuesday. She died from influenza. More.  Oct. 31, 1918

Hotham,

Letter from Cpl. Warren S. Hotham, stationed in France, to his sister, Miss Nina Hotham,

published in this issue.   Aug. 1, 1918

Howe

Albert Howe who has been serving in the army at Fort Riley, stepped off the train at Presho

and surprised his friends.  Dec. 12, 1918  

Hubbard

A nice little 10 pound girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. C.S. Hubbard at Presho.  Dec. 12, 1918  

Hubbard

A girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Walt Hubbard at Presho last Saturday  Dec. 12, 1918  

Huffman

Robert Huffman of Hilmoe has been killed in battle. He is a nephew to J.F. Huffman and is

from Pierre.   Nov. 7, 1918

Hullinger

John Hullinger was recently sent overseas from Camp Johnson, Fla.   Dec. 12, 1918  

Iseminger

Soldiers’ letters: To Argus Leader in Oacoma from C.J. Boe stationed at Camp Funston; To

“Little Ken” from his brother, Gordon Iseminger, somewhere in France; from Wm. Haley to

his mother, also stationed in France.  Aug 18, 1898  Chamberlain Register

Iseminger

Two letters from George Iseminger (somewhere in France) published in this issue. Oct. 31, 1918

Iseminger

Soldier’s letters: From Gordon Iseminger to his mother, from France; George E. Gammon to

his folks, from France; Harry M. Moore to his mother, Mrs. H.W. Powers, at White Lake,

from France   Dec. 12, 1918  

Jackson

Harold Jackson returned to his post on the battleship, Alabama, Sunday after a few days visit

with his parents, Clerk of Courts J.W. Jackson and family.  Dec. 12, 1918  

Johnson

Letter from Gunnar Johnson, stationed at Camp Freemont, Calif., published in this issue.

Aug. 1, 1918

Jones

Rumor has it that John Jones was recently married, but he has not passed out cigars or

introduced his new better half. Presho news   Nov. 7, 1918

Kenzy

Mr. and Mrs.  E.E. Kenzy of Lucas are happy over the arrival of a fine son born the first of the

week.  Nov. 28, 1918

King

Jackson I. King Jr. enlisted at Reliance Friday and Saturday evening departed for Jefferson

Barracks, Mo. He is the second son of Mr. and Mrs. Jackson King to enter the service and since

he is not yet 21, had to have his parents consent to join. He is glad to have a chance to help lick

 the Kaiser.  Aug. 1, 1918

King

Soldiers’ letters published in this issue: Jackson I. King from Jefferson Barracks, Mo., to his

mother, and from Wagoner James J. Cullen from France to his sister.  Aug. 15, 1918

King

A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Kirkendahl of Iona Monday the 8th, at the A.W. King

home.  Dec. 12, 1918  

Kirkendahl

A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Kirkendahl of Iona Monday the 8th, at the A.W. King

home.  Dec. 12, 1918  

Kirkpatrick

Mrs. Milton Kirkpatrick passed away Mon. Dec. 8, of leakage of the heart at the home of her

Dau., Mrs. Dan Harris, near Hamill. Her remains were taken to the Platte cem.  Dec. 12, 1918  

Kreinbuhl

Cleo Marsh of Iona, after obtaining permission from his mother, Mrs. Kreinbuhl, departed

Thursday for Minneapolis to join the marines. Loyal Nelson and Harry Benda received notices

Thursday to be prepared to be called to the colors.   Aug. 22, 1918  Aug. 22, 1918

LaRoche

John LaRoche has been inducted into the service and will go to Fort Riley,  Kansas Sept. 3. 

Aug. 22, 1918

Latisco

Mr. Latisco passed to the far beyond last Wednesday after suffering a paralytic stroke in the

morning. He was buried in Holy Angels Cemetery in Presho.  Nov. 28, 1918

Lund

Mr. and Mrs. Monzie Humphreys are happy over the arrival of a baby girl, born at their

home in Wyoming last week. Mrs. Humphreys will be remembered as Bernice Lund. Aug. 15, 1918

Lund

Carrie Lund, wife of Peter Lund, died Friday of influenza following childbirth. She was about 30.

She married Peter about nine years ago. Four little children have been left motherless. Buried in

Oacoma. More.   Nov. 21, 1918

Lund

Mrs. L.J. Cagley is caring for three of the children left motherless by the death of Mrs. Peter

Lund and has found loving hands to do for them.  Nov. 21, 1918

Lutjen

Louis Cote bought Mr. Lutjen’s farm near Vivian and moved his family out there the first of

the week.  Dec. 5, 1918

Lyden

Miss Irene Lyden, who was pinned under an auto last week, died last Sunday morning and

 buried at Presho.  Nov. 21, 1918

Manholder

Jake Manholder of Presho returned from the service, discharged  as he was sick most of the

time he was there. It was also reported a few days ago that a brother of his was killed in

France. He knows nothing of this. He has a brother in France, but since there are several

other Manholders in the area, it could be one of them.  July 3, 1918

Marsh

Cleo Marsh of Iona, after obtaining permission from his mother, Mrs. Kreinbuhl, departed

Thursday for Minneapolis to join the marines. Loyal Nelson and Harry Benda received notices

Thursday to be prepared to be called to the colors.   Aug. 22, 1918 

McGrath

“Pat” becomes a benedict. Cards have been received announcing the marriage of Henry

McGrath to Miss May Dalton of Frederick last Thursday. Will live in Aberdeen. Nov. 21, 1918

McLaughlin

The remains of Carl Iver Rowland were returned to Vivian Oct. 18 for interment. He was born

in Ostegattend, Sweden Dec. 23, 1892 and came to America in 1908 and lived with his sister,

Mrs. J. Carlson, at Vivian a couple of years. Dec. 22, 1917, he married Harriet J. McLaughlin

of Vivian in Pierre. He passed away at Camp Merrit, N.J. from the Spanish Influenza, Oct. 12.

More.  Oct. 31, 1918

Meinen

The angel of death visited the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Meinen north of Iona Wed  eve,

Dec. 4, and took their only child, Annetha, who was but two months, five days old. Dec. 5, 1918

Miflin

Mrs. J.A. Fulwider of  Iona received the sad message telling of the death of her father, Mr.

H.C. Roberts, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Maud Miflin, in Delaware. His remains were

brought to Platte for burial alongside his wife who died about 20 years ago. More. Oct. 24, 1918

Milan

John Wheeler, an old and highly respected citizen of Oacoma, passed away Friday evening

after a week’s illness due to advanced age. He was 92, a native of New York and came to

Charles Mix County 30 years ago and Lyman County, 15, to farm on American Creek. His

daughter, Mrs. John Milan, came from Buffalo, N.Y. two months ago to be with him after he

broke his hip. He was able to be up and around. His remains were sent to Buffalo for burial.

Stanley Milan is his grandson.  Oct. 24, 1918

Moore

Soldier’s letters: From Gordon Iseminger to his mother, from France; George E. Gammon to

his folks, from France; Harry M. Moore to his mother, Mrs. H.W. Powers, at White Lake,

from France Dec. 12, 1918     

Nelson

Cleo Marsh of Iona, after obtaining permission from his mother, Mrs. Kreinbuhl, departed

Thursday for Minneapolis to join the marines. Loyal Nelson and Harry Benda received notices

Thursday to be prepared to be called to the colors.   Aug. 22, 1918    Aug. 22, 1918

Newman

Elmer L. Newman, formerly of Vivian, was killed in action in France Nov. 6. More 

Dec. 19, 1918

O’Toole

Leo O’Toole has been discharged from the service on account of his defective arm. July 3, 1918

Overton

Mrs. John Hacker of Iona was taken very sick last week and last Saturday night her life was

despaired of, but Doc. Overton arrived in time to save her. Mrs. Rynkoski is nursing her.

July 11, 1918

Peck

Miss Helen Peck who taught high school in Presho died in Washington, D.C. of influenza.

Dec. 5, 1918

Powers

Soldier’s letters: From Gordon Iseminger to his mother, from France; George E. Gammon to

his folks, from France; Harry M. Moore to his mother, Mrs. H.W. Powers, at White Lake,

from France   Dec. 12, 1918  

Rabern

Mr. Rabern, who lives on Cedar Creek near Presho, lost his little child to pneumonia. Burial

was Tuesday in Presho.  Dec. 26, 1918

Rasmussen

Miss Augusta Rasmussen from north of Presho died last Friday from influenza. Dec. 5, 1918

Rearick

Mr. David Rearick and Miss Benn of Kennebec were called to Union County by the death

of Mr. Rearick’s daughter Susie’s husband   Nov. 7, 1918

Rencountre

Mallissi Rencountre, a sister of Jim,  died at Rapid City the first of the week. Her remains

were brought to Oacoma.  Nov 14, 1918

Roberts

Mrs. J.A. Fulwider of  Iona received the sad message telling of the death of her father, Mr.

H.C. Roberts, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Maud Miflin, in Delaware. His remains were

brought to Platte for burial alongside his wife who died about 20 years ago. More. Oct. 24, 1918

Rowland

The remains of Carl Rowland who died at Camp Merrett, N.J., Oct. 12, arrived at

Vivian Friday. His funeral was Sunday morning, but due to the order of the State Board of

Health, which prevents gatherings of any kind, the funeral was private. His casket was com-

pletely covered by a bank of beautiful colors of flowers from their many friends. Oct. 24, 1918

Rowland

The remains of Carl Iver Rowland were returned to Vivian Oct. 18 for interment. He was born

in Ostegattend, Sweden Dec. 23, 1892 and came to America in 1908 and lived with his sister,

Mrs. J. Carlson, at Vivian a couple of years. Dec. 22, 1917, he married Harriet J. McLaughlin

of Vivian in Pierre. He passed away at Camp Merrit, N.J. from the Spanish Influenza, Oct. 12.

More.  Oct. 31, 1918

Rustemeyer

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Rustemeyer,Iona are rejoicing over the arrival of a daughter born Tues.

 the 9th.  Dec. 12, 1918  

Rutherford

Mrs. Doctor Rutherford of Chicago, who owned a  ranch near Presho for a couple of years

then traded for a bigger ranch nears Bonesteel, was killed when flies around their noses caused

her horses to run away while raking alfalfa. She was dragged about two hundred yards,

resulting in her death. Her remains were taken to Chicago for burial.  Aug. 1, 1918

Rynkoski

Mrs. John Hacker of Iona was taken very sick last week and last Saturday night her life was

despaired of, but Doc. Overton arrived in time to save her. Mrs. Rynkoski is nursing her.

July 11, 1918

Rynkoski

Mrs. Rynkoski and daughters Mary and Clara were guests at the Iona Hotel Monday. They

had come from Hastings, Nebr., where they attended the funeral of her daughter Laura’s

husband who died of influenza. Dec. 5, 1918

Rynkoski

Mrs. Annie Rynkoski has been granted a divorce from Joseph Rynkoski. Dec. 19, 1918

Salisbury

Mr. J. Salisbury of Presho received two letters from James who is in France with the Rainbow

Division. He stated, “We whipped the Hun and I did not get a scratch.”  Dec. 12, 1918  

Schulz

Mr. August Schulz of Presho was bitten on the foot by a rattlesnake last week and except for

a swollen, sore toe, is coming along nicely.  Aug 18, 1898  Chamberlain Register

Scott

Roy Scott is the latest Presho boy to be mustered out and is all done with soldiering.

Sehnert

Dick Sehnert of Presho left to join the army. He wanted to be in the baking department, but

there were no vacancies, so he returned home.  July 3, 1918

Selland

Charley Selland has bought another section of land to add to his fine White river ranch and

now has one of the finest ranches in Lyman County   Dec. 12, 1918  

Sharpe

Wednesday evening, at the home of his mother, Anna Sharpe , occurred the marriage of

Merrill Quentin Sharpe and Miss Emily Louise Auld. More.   Dec. 19, 1918

Snodgrass

Elmer C. Boal of Vivian and Miss Mildred Snodgrass of Presho were married at Presho

Saturday.   Dec. 19, 1918

St. Onge

A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Ed St. Onge at Vivian Dec. 6. He has been named Donald

Edwin.  Dec. 19, 1918

Stamford

Mr. and Mrs. Ellwood Walker of Iona attended the funeral of the former’s uncle, Mr. Orin

Stamford.   Aug. 22, 1918

Steinbrook

A message came Tuesday announcing that W.E. Buterick, better known as Ed Steinbrook,

from Presho, was wounded in France and died October 21 from the effects. He leaves a wife

and two children.   Nov. 28, 1918

Suiter

Mrs. Freeman Suiter of Iona received a letter from her son stating that he had landed safely

 in New York from England.  Dec. 12, 1918  

Syvertson

Mrs. Anton Syvertson died at her home near Vivian last Friday. She and her husband

homesteaded there. Her remains were laid to rest in the cemetery near town. More. Dec. 5, 1918

Tagtow

The first victim of the flu in the Iona neighborhood was Mr. Handek, a cousin of Mrs. Fred

Tagtow who came to Iona from Kansas to pick corn. He died Friday night, Nov. 1. His mother

came to take his body home for burial.  Nov 14, 1918

Thorson

Mrs. O.J. Thorson received word of the death of her cousin, Miss Nina Hotham of Armour

Tuesday. She died from influenza. More.  Oct. 31, 1918

Tomes

 

Mr. V. Tomes returned from Spencer where he had gone to attend the funeral of  his son who

died of influenza.  Dec. 5, 1918

Troth

A streak of good luck has come to our little orphan girl, Gertrude, who has been adopted by

Mr. and Mrs. L.G. Troth of Iona.  Dec. 5, 1918

Van Schaack

Mrs. Van Schaack of Presho received word last week that her sister died at Mason City, Iowa.

Dec. 12, 1918  

Walker/ Clark

A message came last Friday to Mrs. Elwood Walker or Iona, that her brother, Carroll Clark in

 Wyoming, had been accidentally killed. No particulars have been received. He leaves wife and

 two small children.  July 11, 1918

Wheeler

John Wheeler, an old and highly respected citizen of Oacoma, passed away Friday evening

after a week’s illness due to advanced age. He was 92, a native of New York and came to

Charles Mix County 30 years ago and Lyman County, 15, to farm on American Creek. His

daughter, Mrs. John Milan, came from Buffalo, N.Y. two months ago to be with him after he

broke his hip. He was able to be up and around. His remains were sent to Buffalo for burial.

Stanley Milan is his grandson.  Oct. 24, 1918

Wilbur

Letters from soldiers: From Ted Wilbur at Middleton, Pa. To Mr. and Mrs. E.B. Wilbur; 

from Cpl. Morton C. Wilbur to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E.B. Wilbur, from Bordeaux, France

and two from Roy Winchell to his mother, Mrs. C.I. Winchell, from France. Nov 14, 1918

Williamson

The infant son of the late Mr. and Mrs. C.S. Bice is being cared for at the home of Sheriff and

Mrs. John B. Bice. The three little girls, age six, four and two, have been taken into the judge

Williamson home.  Nov. 21, 1918

Winchell

Farewell parties were given for Peter S. Hilmoe, Louis and Olaf Schervem and Roy Winchell,

of the Hilmoe area who are leaving for Camp Dodge, Iowa in response to a call from the draft.

July 25, 1918

Winchell

Letters from soldiers: From Ted Wilbur at Middleton, Pa. To Mr. and Mrs. E.B. Wilbur; 

from Cpl. Morton C. Wilbur to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E.B. Wilbur, from Bordeaux, France

and two from Roy Winchell to his mother, Mrs. C.I. Winchell, from France. Nov 14, 1918

Wright

G.E. Wright, also of Presho, left, but to join the navy. There were no vacancies in mechanical

 training. Later, he found a vacancy in the band department, so he enlisted for that. July 3, 1918


 


 

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