Obit: Draper, Mrs. Horace (1830 - 1921)

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Surnames: DRAPER

----Source: Clark County Republican & Press (Neillsville, Wis.) 04/07/1921

Draper, Mrs. Horace (1830 - 27 MAR 1921)

Mrs. Horace Draper, one of the oldest residents of Clark County, Wis., died at her home in Loyal, Wis. at the closing hour of Easter Sunday, March 17, 1921, in the ninetieth year of her age. She was born in New York state. In 1866 she was married to Horace Draper in Ohio, and the next year they came to Fond du Lac Co., Wis., and in 1872 they came to Loyal, settling on a farm which was her home until her death. She was educated at Oberlin College and taught school. For 75 years she was an active and consistent member of the M.E. Church. She was a quiet but efficient worker on all good causes all her life. Her mind was keen and her memory good, possessing a store of recollections of local and national events, unusual in one of her age. She leaves her aged husband, one son, Fred W. Draper, and one granddaughter, Bernice Draper, to mourn her death.

 

 


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