O’Neill, John (1857 - 1899)
Surnames: O’NEILL ROBINSON FOSTER
----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 12/21/1899
O’Neill, John (1 JUL 1857 - 17 DEC 1899)
Died, at Dorchester, Clark Co., Wis., on Sunday, Dec. 17th, 1899, of lung fever, John O’Neill, in his 43rd year.
John O’Neill was born in the town of Liberty, Manitowoc Co., July 1st, 1857; he came to the town of Colby, Clark Co., in Oct. 1878, and resided here until some five or six years ago, when he removed to Dorchester, he was united in marriage with Miss Mary Robinson of the town of Weston, Clark Co., March 21, 1883, and she died March 17th, 1898; eight children were born to them, of which four, one daughter and three sons are living.
Since removing to Dorchester, John has followed the veterinary profession with considerable success; he was only sick one week; the funeral was held at Dorchester, yesterday forenoon.
Besides the children there are two brothers and two sisters left to mourn his death, one of the latter, Mrs. Amos Foster, resides in the town of Colby.
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