Obit: Dresden, Jane (1883 - 1934)

Contact:  Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Dresden, Wood, Daveni, Cram, Forbush, Galbreath, White, Ritchie, Sandine, Eastman

----Source: Neillsville Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 17 May 1934

Dresden, Jane (3 April 1883 - 12 May 1934)

After lying in a coma for more than a week, following a period of poor health. Mrs. C. B. Dresden passed away Saturday, May 12.

Jane Wood was born in the town of Hewett April 3, 1883 and had reached the age of 51 years, one month and 9 days at her death.

She grew to womanhood in the town of Hewett and was married to Mr. Dresden Dec. 7, 1904. All of their married life was spent in Neillsville. For some time after their marriage they conducted a hotel in this city and Mrs. Dresden was very popular with the public because of her efficiency and courtesy in caring for the welfare of guests. In later years her life has been devoted to the care of her home and to assistance of friends and relatives who needed her help. She was devoted wife and a sacrificing friend to all in need of friendship. She was an active member of the Royal Neighbors.

Mrs. Dresden is survived by her husband, a daughter, Mrs. Leona Daveni, and two grandchildren, Wavagle and Charles Cram. Wavaglee, aged 13, has made her home with her grandparents practically all her life. She leaves also two sisters, Mrs. Geo. Forbush of Sheldon, Wash., and Mrs. John Galbreath of the town of Washburn; and two brothers, David Wood of Seif; and Joseph Wood of Hewett, besides a number of nephews and nieces.

The funeral was held Tuesday afternoon at Lowe’s Funeral home, Rev. Paul White officiating.

Those from away who came before her death or later to attend the funeral were: Mrs. Daveni, Milwaukee; Mrs. Forbush, Sheldon, Wash.; Erwin Ritchie, Madison; Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Sandine of St. Paul; Mr. and Mrs. Walter Eastman, Amboy, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Dresden, Rib Lake.

Bio: Dresden, Jane Wood (1883 - 1934)




Surnames: Dresden, Walk, Kelly, Paulus, Schwindes, Spangler, Sukow, Jacob, Oleson, Jollivet, Cristman, Wade, Turnhull, Wood, Cram


Source: 1905 Wisconsin State Census, Federal Census Report


Jane Dresden was born 2 Apr 1883 in Wisconsin, the daughter of Joseph & Julia (Wyker) Wood.  She married Charles B. Dresden, 7 Dec 1904 and they resided in Neillsville, Clark County, Wisconsin.  She died 12 May 1934 and was buried in the Neillsville City Cemetery.



1905 Wisconsin State Census, Pg. 343, Family 73, Line 21


Jane Dresden (2 Apr. 1883 – 12 May 1934)

Name: Jane Dresden
Residence Place: Neillsville, Clark, Wisconsin
Age (Original): 22y
Birth Year (Estimated): Abt 1883
Birthplace: Wisconsin
Relationship to Head of Household (Original Language): Wife
Race: White
Gender: Female
Marital Status: Married
Parent 1 Birthplace: England
Parent 2 Birthplace: Canada

Household Members
Head Chas B Dresden M 34y Minnesota
Wife Jane Dresden F 22y Wisconsin
Father Henry Dresden M 72y Vermont
Brother Frank R Dresden M 45y Minnesota
Sister Hattie M Dresden F 14y Minnesota
Boarder August Walk M 42y Germany
Boarder Patrick Kelly M 36y Canada
Boarder James Paulus M 38y Wisconsin
Boarder Fred H Schwindes M 26y Canada
Boarder Abe Spangler M 28y
Boarder Edward Sukow M 23Y Wisconsin
Boarder Guy Jacob M 19y Wisconsin
Boarder Emanuel Oleson M 20y Norway
Boarder Fred Jollivet M 55y Canada
Boarder Jesse Cristinan M 58y
Boarder Edward Wade M 38y Wisconsin
Boarder Carl Turnhull M 30y Wisconsin
Boarder Ella Turnhull F 25y Wisconsin
Boarder Ella Wood F 18y Wisconsin


1920 Federal Census, Pine Valley, Clark, Wisconsin, United States, District 27, Family 317, Line 62


Jane Dresden, white, married, female
Can Read and write
Relationship to Head of Household: Wife
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Wife
Birth Year (Estimated): 1885
Birthplace: Wisconsin
Father's Birthplace: New York
Mother's Birthplace: Minnesota

Household Members
Head Bert Dresden M 48 Minnesota
Wife Jane Dresden F 35 Wisconsin
Daughter Leona Dresden F 18 Wisconsin


1930 Federal Census, Neillsville, Clark, Wisconsin, United States, Family 488, Line 17


Jane Dresden, white married female
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Wife
Birth Year (Estimated): 1881
Birthplace: Wisconsin
Father's Birthplace: New York
Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania

Household Members
Head Burton Dresden M 58 Minnesota
Wife Jane Dresden F 49 Wisconsin
Granddaughter: Wavaglee Cram F 8 Wisconsin



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