Obit: Warden, Eli (1837 - 1889)
Surnames: WARDEN PRESTON
----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 05/03/1889
Warden, Eli (1837 - 29 APR 1889)
Eli Warden, better known as Uncle Eli, died at his home near here (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) Monday at 11 p.m. after an illness of about two weeks. His age was 52 years. Eli Warden was born near Theresa, Jefferson Co. N.Y. in the year 1837. He removed with his parents to Wisconsin when he was about 21 years of age, locating at Hixton, Jackson, where he remained until the spring of 1884, when he came to Eidsvold, his home until his death. His mother, father and a sister, Mrs. Orpha Preston of Hixton, survive him. The latter came to see him during his last illness, arriving a few hours before his death. His remains were laid to rest in Eidsvold Cemetery on Wednesday.
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