Buffalo County Herald Newspaper

- 1877 -


Issue Date


January 12

DIED. Peeso-Mary Jane Peeso, aged 54 years. Departed this life December 30th, 1876. Mrs. Peeso with her now deceased husband came to Wis. In 1842 …

February 9

MARRIED. Houser-LeGore. At the M.E. Parsonage, Mondovi, Wis. February 6, 1877, by Rev. C.C. Swartz, Walter L. Houser to Susy C. LeGore, both of Mondovi.

March 2

DIED. Mr. Tyler, father of Mrs. J. Anderson of this place, died at Eau Claire on Wednesday of last week.

DIED. Herman Johnson died at his residence last Saturday after a protracted illness. Mr. Johnson leaves numerous friends to mourn his loss among them.

April 20

MARRIED. Married in Modena, Sunday last, Isaac Lott to Lucy Jensen. Next.

May 4

DIED. Mrs. Marha A. Gay died at the residence of Gilman Thomas Wednesday last and is buried today at 10 o’clock am, sermon next Sunday morning in the M.E. Church.

May 11

DIED. Adams. On Sunday, May 6, 1877. Martha Adams, wife of John Adams, daughter of W. and M. Winter; aged 43 years. Sister Adams was a very humble, constant christian for the last 30 years of her life. During the past 15 years she has been greatly afflicted, scarcely ever seeing a well moment; but all her suffering is now past-she has gone to her reward. She leaves a husband and numerous friends who mourn her loss, but which is her eternal gain.

DIED. At the residence of her brother-in-law, Gilman Thomas, May 2dn, 1877. Martha A. Gay, aged 61 years. Sister Gay was born in Walingford, Vt. At about the age of 18 she removed to Boston, Mass., and in this city and vicinity she remained united in marriage to Aaron W. Gay, who crossed the Jordan of death 18 years ago…

June 3

DIED. Hunter. Eugene Hunter, the second son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hunter, of Mondovi, was born February 4th, 1864 and died May 27th, 1877. His disease was inflammation of the bowels… (long obit)

June 22

DIED. Pace. June 12, 1877, Vincent, son of D.W. and E. Pace, age 19 years, of consumption.

DIED. Holmes. June 11, 1877, George, infant son of Calvin and Lucy Homes, aged about 2 years.

June 29

DIED. Elder Robert McKay departed this life June 22nd, 1877, at the residence of his son, aged 90 years, on month and 2 days.

MARRIED. Albertson-Keith. At the residence of the bride’s mother, in Fountain City, by Rev. John Holt, June 25th, 1877, Mr. John Albertson and Miss Christina Keith all of Buffalo Co., Wis.

July 20

DIED. Biesecker. Fedora A., wife of David Biesecher, after a short illness, died at her residence in Naples, Buffalo Co., Wis., July 8, 1877 aged 39 years. (more..)

August 24

DIED. Ione, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ira Biesecher, died yesterday, from Diphtheria. She was 4 years and 14 days old. Funeral today at three o’clock.

September 14

MARRIED. Thomas-Pangborn. September 13, at the residence of G. Thomas, by Rev. C.C. Swartz, Walter H. Thomas, to Miss Adie M. Pangborn, all of Naples, Wis.

September 21

DIED. Warren. At Mondovi, September 16, 1877, Elijah Warren, Jr. aged 25 years. The subject of this notice was born in Naples, Ontario County, N.Y., October 1852, came with his parents to Naples, Wis., in the fall of 1859, thence to Gilmanton in 1868, where he lived until within a few days of his death (more..)

September 28

DIED. Harrison. September 24th, Bertie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Harrison of Dover, aged 13 months.

DIED. Blodgett. September 26th, Ed. Blodgett, of typhoid fever, aged 25 years.

DIED. Thames. September 12th, Nelson Thames, aged 57 years, 11 mos., and 21 days. Mr. Thames was born in Vermont. While yet a small boy he removed, with his parents, to Heroomer Co., N.Y.; from here he removed to Oneida Co.; was married in Utica, where he remained until 1851. From there he removed, with his family, to Sheboygan Co., Wis., where he lived until 1865, when he removed to Buffalo Co., where he lived until his death. He leaves many friends and neighbors to mourn his loss.

October 5

DIED. Mrs. Clark, an old and respected citizen of Gilmanton, died last Saturday night. The funeral took place Monday afternoon and was largely attended.

DIED. Mrs. R. Baily of Gilmanton, died Saturday morning. The funeral was Monday. Mrs. Baily has been ill for some time, so her death was not unexpected.

October 12

MARRIED. Eaves-Benjamin. At Gilmanton, on Saturday, October 6, 1877, by the Rev. B.F. Morse, Robert O. Eaves to Hattie M. Benjamin.

October 19

DIED. Marrison. In Dover, September 24th, 1877, Myrtie, aged 1 year, 7 mos., and 1 day; daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H.H. Harrisom.

October 26

DIED. Stringer. In the town of Naples, October 12, 1877, Mary Emma, 9 mos. Of age, child of Mr. and Mrs. S.J. Stringer. She was buried in the Mondovi Cemetery.

November 9

DIED. At Albion, Trempeleau Co., October 26th, Ella, oldest daughter of L.E. and M. Blodgett, aged 23 years.

November 30

MARRIED. Gilkey-Allen. Thursday, November 29, 1877, at the residence of the bride’s parents, in Gilmanton, by Rev. W.B. Williams, Geo. E. Gilkey to Miss Minnie N. Allen.

December 7

DIED. Mrs. M.L. Robinson, near Mondovi, Wis. Sunday, November 25, aged 47 years (more…)

December 21

MARRIED. Geo. E. Gilkey, editor of the Buffalo Co. Herald, was married on Thursday the 29th, ult., to Miss Minnie W. Allen, daughter of Hon. A.F. Allen, of Gilmanton.

December 28

MARRIED. Southworth-Lloyd. By Rev. B.F. Morse, December 22, 1877, Mr. Ryland Southworth, of Mondovi, to Miss Lelia E. Lloyd, of Rathbonville, N.Y.