Obit: Bobb, Thomas A. (1857 - 1939)

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Surnames: Bobb, Marshall, Asselin, Klaar

----Sources: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 23 Nov 1939

Bobb, Thomas A. (9 NOV 1857 - 16 NOV 1939)

Funeral services were conducted by Rev. W. Powe of Owen, at the Reseburg Congregational Church Sunday afternoon for Thomas Bobb, 82, respected resident of the town of Reseburg (Clark Co., Wis.), who passed away on Thursday, Nov. 16th, 1939. Mr. Bobb was a charter member of the Reseburg Congregational Church.

Thomas Allen Bobb was born in Orion, Wis., on Nov. 9, 1857. He came to Reseburg in the year 1892 and has since been a resident of that township, active in affairs for the betterment of the community and serving faithfully in the several capacities as town and school official. Mrs. Bobb passed away eight months ago. Six children survive, Newton Bobb of Ashland; Arthur, Virgil, Lena (Mrs. Percy Marshall), Annie, (Mrs. Ed Asselin), of Thorp; Allie (Mrs. Walter Klaar) of Colby, and twenty-three grandchildren; one brother, Peter E. Bobb of Zephyr Hills, Fla.

The body was laid to rest in Sylvan Cemetery in Reseburg. Six grandsons of the deceased acted as pallbearers, Norman and Kenneth Bobb, Gerald, Lyle and Laverne Asselin, and Donald Marshall.

Family Notes

1900 Federal Census, ED 35 Worden & Reseburg towns, Clark, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 14, family 244, by Ole Samelson

Thomas A Bobb, white, married, male
years married: 16
marriage year (estimated): 1884
father's birthplace: Maryland
mother's birthplace: Pennsylvania

Household Members
head Thomas A Bobb M 43 (Nov 1857) Wisconsin, lumber manufacturer, father b. Maryland, mother b. Pennsylvania
wife Alma A Bobb F 33 (Apr 1867) Wisconsin, parents b. Canada (Eng.), 5 children - 5 living
son Thomas M Bobb M 15 (Dec 1885) Wisconsin, attends school
son Arthur A Bobb M 13 (Apr 1887) Wisconsin, attends school
daughter Helena M Bobb F 11 (Jul 1889) Wisconsin, attends school
daughter Annie L Bobb F 5 (May 1895) Wisconsin
daughter Alla A Bobb F 2 (Sep 1898) Wisconsin
boarder Newton Drake M 24 (Mar 1876) Wisconsin, edging lumber sawmill
boarder Warthly Thompson M 33 (Feb 1867) Wisconsin, working in sawmill




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