|Dunn, Joseph (1845 - 1938)|
|DUNN EMERSON ANDREWS|
----Source: Greenwood Gleaner 9/15/1938
OBITUARY OF JOSEPH DUNN
Joseph Dunn was born in Pennsylvania Jan. 22, 1845 and came to Dodge County, Wis. in 1855, where he resided until 1878, when he came to Clark County, settling on a farm near Loyal. In April 1866 he was united in marriage to Miss Mary Emerson, of Dodge County, who preceded him in death many years ago. He resided in Loyal until about five years ago, when he came to live with his son Clarence north of Greenwood.
While living in Loyal he worked on his farm during the summer and was employed in the woods during the winter. He owned and operated a threshing machine many years ago when horses were used as power. He was also one of the first in the community to own a steam threshing machine.
Mr. Dunn passed away Tuesday evening, Sept. 6, 1938 at the age of 93 years, 7 months and 15 days, at the home of his son Clarence, three miles north of Greenwood. He has been in ill health for many years, but had been confined to his bed only a week and a half. Death was caused by infirmities due to old age.
He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. George (Effie) Andrews of Hardy, Ark. one son, Clarence of Greenwood six grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a sister, Miss Esther Dunn of McIntire, Iowa.
Funeral services were held at the Loyal Methodist Church Friday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock. The body was laid to rest in the Loyal Cemetery, Rev. Raymond J. Fleming officiated.
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