Ira Walter Jones




Ira Walter Jones was born May 5, 1794, in Massachusetts, and died March 1, 1883, in Oswego, Oswego Co, NY, at age 88. He is the son of Godfrey Jones of Massachusetts, and Sally Walter of Goshen, Litchfield Co., CT

Dianna Greene was born September 28, 1802, in Unknown, and died April 14, 1862, in New Hartford, Oneida Co., NY, at age 38 years, 6 months, and 17 days

Ira Walter Jones (age 25), a bachelor, and Dianna Greene (age 17), a maiden, were married January 2, 1820 in Oswego Co., NY (very near Tioga).

Ira Walter Jones and Dianna (Greene) Jones had eleven children:

  1. Orlando H. Jones: Born October 13, 1820, in New York; Died November 18, 1864, in Unknown (age 44).
  2. Sally Maria Jones: Born July 31, 1822, in New York; Died December 23, 1869, in Unknown (age 47).
  3. Lovina Jones: Born March 7, 1824, in New York; Died March 31, 1894, in New York, NY (age 70).
  4. Mahala Jones: Born February 12, 1826, in New York; Died Unknown.
  5. Mary Ann Jones: Born March 26, 1828, in New York; Died December 12, 1904, in Oswego, Oswego Co., NY (age 76).
  6. LeRoy W. Jones: Born May 16, 1830, in New York; Died March 29, 1880, in Oswego Co., NY (age 49).
  7. William Deloss Jones: Born September 20, 1832, in New York; Died December 30, 1846, in Utica, Oneida Co., NY (age 14).
  8. Julia Frances Jones: Born January 13, 1835, in New York; Died March 12, 1848, in Unknown (age 13).
  9. Electa Diana Jones: Born April 9, 1837, in New York; Died January 21, 1917, in Fulton, Oswego Co., NY (age 79).
  10. Hellen Eliza Jones: Born June 30, 1839, in New Hartford, Oneida Co., NY; Died September 19, 1919, in Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI (age 80). Buried in Walnut Hill Cemetery, Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI. Married November 14, 1857, in Unknown, to Andrew Henry Patrick: Born August 11, 1836, in Brockville, Leeds Grenville Co., Canada; Died November 12, 1921, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Kate Haskins, in the Village of Lyons, Sauk Co., WI (age 85).
  11. Delilah Matilda Jones: Born March 30, 1841, in New Hartford, Oneida Co., NY; Died August 29, 1902, in Lodi, Columbia Co., WI (age 61). Buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Lodi, Columbia Co., WI. Married (1) September 19, 1858, in Oswego Co., NY, to Samuel Bolton "Sam" Armstrong: Born April 19, 1822, in Lansdowne or Edwardsburgh, Upper Canada (Ontario); Died August 28, 1921, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Albert B. and Adora Ellis, Ellis Avenue, 3rd Ward, Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI (age 99). Buried in Walnut Hill Cemetery, Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI. Divorced about 1870 in Sauk Co., WI. Married (2) August 15, 1879, in Columbia Co., WI, to William Augustus McIntosh: Born August 6, 1838, in Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA; Died 1923, in Columbia Co., WI (about age 84). Buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Lodi, Columbia Co., WI.

After Dianna (Greene) Jones died, Ira Walter Jones married a widow, Sophronia (Wood) Isham.

John Wesley Isham was born January 14, 1781, in Colchester, New London Co., CT, and died 1838 in Utica, Oneida Co., NY at about age 57.

Sophronia Wood was born 1790 in Connecticut, and died July 4, 1880, in Unknown, at about age 90. He is the son of Isaac Isham Jr. of Colchester, New London Co., CT, and Faith Watrous of Colchester, New London Co., CT.

John Wesley Isham and Sophronia Wood were married 1819 in New York.

John Wesley Isham and Sophronia (Wood) Isham had seven children:

  1. Cynthia Isham: Born January 21, 1821, in New Berlin, Chenango Co., NY; Died January 10, 1909, in Oxford, Chenango Co., NY (age 87). Married August 25, 1841, in Unknown, to David Davis: Born Unknown; Died July 12, 1855, in Unknown.
  2. Isaac Isham: Born 1822, in New Berlin, Chenango Co., NY; Died October 22, 1893, in Utica, Oneida Co., NY (about age 71).
  3. Sarah B. Isham: Born October 24, 1824, in New York; Died January 16, 1859, in Marion, Marion Co., OH (age 34). Married about 1854, in Unknown, to Joseph W. Cone Jr.: Born April 24, 1819, in Oneida Co., NY; Died August 24, 1875, in Marion, Marion Co., OH (age 56).
  4. Rosina Rosanna Isham: Born 1826, in New Berlin, Chenango Co., NY; Died Unknown. Married (1) about 1846 in New York, to Edwin Jackson: Born about 1812 in Massachusetts; Died 1866 in New York (about age 54). Married (2) about 1862, in New York, to Sherman Miller: Born 1805 in Connecticut; Died December 5, 1888, in Lowville, Lewis Co., NY (about age 83).
  5. John Wallace Isham: Born May 10, 1827, in New Berlin, Chenango Co., NY; Died March, 1892, in Utica, Oneida Co., NY (age 64).
  6. Female One Isham: Born Unknown; Died Unknown.
  7. Harriet Isham: Born Unknown; Died February 25, 1904, in Portland, CT.

John Wesley Isham died, Sophronia (Wood) Isham married Ira Walter Jones.

Ira Walter Jones (age 60), a widower, and Sophronia (Wood) Isham (about age 66), a widow, were married September 17, 1854, in New York.

Ira Walter Jones and Sophronia (Isham) Jones had no children.




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Phil Bartlow from Everett, WA, has kindly provided his transcription of some Jones family vital records, presumably from Hellen Eliza (Jones) Patrick's bible.


Delilah Matilda (Jones) (Armstrong) Mcintosh, in her later years. The photo was taken at the J. O. Hebert studio, Grand Rapids (now Wisconsin Rapids), Wood Co., WI.


Ontario was known as: "Upper Canada" from December 26, 1791, to February 10, 1841; "Canada West" from February 10, 1841, to July 1, 1867; and "Ontario" after July 1, 1867.

Samuel Bolton "Sam" Armstrong was born April 19, 1822, in Lansdowne or Edwardsburgh, Upper Canada.

Mary Feavel was born May 7, 1823, in Canada.

Lois Coan was born February 22, 1830, in Taylor Twp., Wayne Co., Michigan Territory.

Samuel Bolton "Sam" Armstrong immigrated to the United States in May, 1837, and landed in Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence Co., NY.


Samuel Bolton "Sam" Armstrong immigration record.


Hellen Eliza Jones was born June 30, 1839, in New Hartford, Oneida Co., NY.

The 1840 U. S. Census taken shows Thomas Favel is the head of household living in Hounsfield Twp., Jefferson Co., NY. 2 males 20 to 29; 1 male 40 to 49; 2 females 5 to 9; 1 female 10 to 14; 2 females 15 to 19; and 1 female 50 to 59.

Delilah Matilda Jones was born March 30, 1841, in New Hartford, Oneida Co., NY.

Diana (Greene) Jones died April 14, 1841, in New Hartford, Oneida Co., NY, at age 40.

Samuel Bolton Armstrong (about age 22) and Mary Feavel (about age 21) were married in 1844, probably in Hounsfield, Jefferson Co., NY.

Richard L. Armstrong was born January 28, 1848, in Oswego Co., NY.

George Washington Armstrong was born April 28, 1850, in Sackets Harbor, Town of Hounsfield, Jefferson Co., NY.

The 1850 U. S. Census taken on August 16, 1850, shows Samuel Armstrong (age 24) born in Canada, is a Brickmaker, and is living in Hounsfield, Jefferson Co., NY. Living with him are: Mary Armstrong (age 22) born in Canada; Richard W. Armstrong (age 3) born in New York; and Geo. L. Armstrong (age 5/12) born in New York. Living in an adjacent house are: Thomas Favel (age 58) born in England, a Laborer; Margaret Favel (age 61) born in England; Celia Page (age 19) born in Canada; David Page (ages 19) born in Canada; and William Page (age 1) born in New York.

The 1850 U. S. Census taken on August 31, 1850, shoes Ira W. Jones (age 55) born in Connecticut, is a Boatman and is living in the City of Utica, Oneida Co., NY. Living there are: M. J. Jones (age 23) born in New York; Leroy Jones (age 20) born in New York, a Boatman; Electa Jones (age 13) born in New York; Eliza Jones (age 11) born in New York; and Delia Jones (age 9) born in New York.

Leigh Larson note: It's interesting to note that in 1850, Samuel Seger (age 63) born in England and Sarah Seger (age 59) live almost next door to the Ira W. Jones family. Richard Armstrong would marry a Seger/Seager/Segur in Wisconsin.

Warren A. Brown, a bachelor, and Lois Coan, a maiden, were married about 1850 in Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI.

The 1850 U. S. Census taken on September 5, 1850, shows John Wiser (age 28) born in Unknown is a Farmer and is living in Delavan Twp., Walworth Co., WI. Living with him is Ellener Wiser (age 23) born in New York. Also living there are: Frances Wiser (age 8) born in New York; Elias Wiser (age 7) born in New York; Ann A. Wiser (age 2) born in Wisconsin; and Jno. Wiser (age 4/12) born in Wisconsin.

Mary (Feavel) Armstrong died July 7, 1851, in Manheim, Herkimer Co., NY, at age 28.

The 1855 New York State Census taken on June 14, 1855, shows Ira W. Jones (age 61) born in Vermont, is a married Farmer, and having lived in this town for three years, is living in a Frame house, Town of Oswego, Oswego Co., NY; Living with him are: his wife, Sophronia Jones (age 55), and having lived in this town for one year; an unmarried child, LeRoy W. Jones (age 25) born in Oswego Co., NY, and having lived in this town for three years, a Laborer; an unmarried child, Electa D. Tier (age 18) born in Oneida Co., NY, and having lived in this town for one year; a child, Hellen Eliza Jones (age 15) born in Oneida Co., NY, and having lived in this town for three years; a child, Delilah M. Jones (age 14) born in Oneida Co., NY, and having lived in this town for three years; and his married son-in-law, John E. Tier (age 25) born in Unknown, and having lived in this town for one year, a Laborer.

The 1855 New York State Census taken on June 22, 1855, shows Samuel B. Armstrong (age 39) born in Canada, and having lived in this town for one year, is a widowed Farmer, and living in a frame house, Town of Hannibal, Oswego Co., NY. Living with him are: Richard Armstrong (age 7) born in Oswego Co., NY, and having lived in this town for one year; George Armstrong (age 5) born in Jefferson Co., NY, and having lived in this town for one year; his widowed mother, Mary Armstrong (age 55) born in Canada, and having lived in this town for one year; his unmarried brother, George Armstrong (age 19) born in Canada, and having lived in this town for one year, a Labourer; his brother, James A. Armstrong (age 12) born in Canada, and having lived in this town for one year; and his adopted sister, Jane Armstrong (age 3) born in Oswego Co., NY, and having lived in this town for one year.

The 1855 New York State Census for the Town of Hounsfield, Jefferson Co., NY, shows Thomas Farel (age 61) born in England is a Laborer living in a log house. Living with him is his wife, Margaret Farel (age 65) born in England. The Armstrong family no longer lives in the town.

Samuel Bolton "Sam" Armstrong (age 36), a widower, and Delilah Matilda Jones (age 17), a maiden, were married September 19, 1858, in Oswego Co., NY.

The 1860 U. S. Census taken on August 29, 1860, shoes John Wiser (age 43) born in New York with personal estate worth $150 is a Farmer living in Baraboo Twp., Sauk Co., WI. Living with him is Elanor Wiser (age 38) born in New York. Also living there are: Elias Wiser (age 15) born in New York; Ann Wiser (age 12) born in Wisconsin; John Wiser (age 10) born in Wisconsin; Casey Wiser (age 7) born in New York; and Corey Wiser (age 1) born in Wisconsin.

The 1860 U. S. Census taken on August 30, 1860, shows W. A. Brown (age 33) born in New York with personal estate of $1,000 is a Farmer living in Baraboo Twp., Sauk Co., WI. Living with him is Lois Brown (age 29) born in Michigan. Also living there are: George Brown (age 8) born in Wisconsin; Chauncy J. Brown (age 6) born in Wisconsin; W. H. Brown (age 4) born in Wisconsin; and Edwin Brown (age 1) born in Iowa. Two others also live in the household.

The 1860 U. S. Census taken on July 21, 1860, shows James Armstrong (age 19) born in Canada is a Boatman and is living in Granby,  Oswego Co., NY. Living with him are: Mary Armstrong (age 65) born in Upper Canada, a Domestic; and Rosanna Armstrong (age 9) born in New York. Living next door is the Thomas Favil family.

The 1860 U. S. Census taken on July 21, 1860, shows Thomas Favil (age 42) born in England is a Laborer and is living in Granby,  Oswego Co., NY. Living with him are: Eleanor Favil (age 31) born in Upper Canada, a Domestic; Wm. Favil (age 11) born in New York; and George Favil (age 3) born in New York. Living next door is the James Armstrong family.

The 1860 U. S. Census taken on July 30, 1860, shows Thomas Macintosh (age 39) born in Massachusetts, and with Real Estate of $1,000 and Personal Estate of $300 in a Farmer, and is living in Lodi Twp., Columbia Co., WI. Living with him are: Eliza Macintosh (age 41) born in Maine; Ann Macintosh (age 7) born in Massachusetts; Thomas Macintosh (age 65) born in Massachusetts, and with Personal Estate of $200 a Blacksmith; Christiann Macintosh (age 62) born in Massachusetts; Henry Macintosh (age 28) born in Massachusetts, and with Personal Estate of $100 a Carpenter and Joiner; Clara Macintosh (age 25) born in Massachusetts, a School Teacher; and William Macintosh (age 21) born in Massachusetts, a Farmer.

William McIntosh enlisted April 24, 1861, at Madison, Dane Co., WI, in Company H, 2nd Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry. He was 22 years old and unmarried. He was wounded and captured August 28, 1862, at Brawner Farm. He was mustered out June 29, 1864, at the expiration of his term.

Leigh Larson note: Although relatively unheralded, the Battle of Brawner's Farm, just outside of Gainesville, Prince William Co., VA, was one of the bloodiest conflicts of the Civil War. Fully one-third of the soldiers engaged on the evening of August 28 were killed or wounded. Gibbonís brigade, later famously known as the Iron Brigade, suffered nearly 800 casualties. The 2nd Wisconsin took the brunt of it, losing 276 of the 430 soldiers who marched into battle. On the other side, the renowned Stonewall Brigade sustained a forty percent casualty rate, losing 340 of 800 men. The 21st Georgia lost 184 of 242 men who took the field, a frightful seventy-six percent killed or wounded. During the night, the Federals withdrew to join forces with General Pope at Manassas Junction in time to participate in the larger clash at the Battle of Bull Run II the next day.

The 1861 Canadian Census taken on January 14, 1861, shows S. B. Armstrong (age 38 at next birthday) born in Upper Canada, and with Episcopal Methodist religion, is a married Miller, and has a 1 story single family frame house, and is living in Edwardsburg, Grenville Co., Canada West. Living with him are: a married female, Delila Armstrong (age 20 at next birthday) born in U. S., and with Episcopal Methodist religion; Richard Armstrong (age 11 at next birthday) born in U. S., and with Episcopal Methodist religion; and George Armstrong (age 9 at next birthday) born in U. S., and with Episcopal Methodist religion.

Mary Armstrong was born 1863 in Wisconsin.

Warren A. Brown died August 24, 1865, in Athens, Limestone Co., AL, at age 38 Years 2 Months and 20 Days. Originally buried in Athens, Limestone Co., AL. Reburied in Stones River National Cemetery, Murfreesboro, Rutherford Co., TN. There is also a grave marker in Walnut Hill Cemetery, Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI.

Cora Adella Armstrong was born September 30, 1866, in Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI.

John M. Wiser and Lois (Coan) Brown were married January 16, 1867, in Columbia Co., WI.

Clarissa Armstrong was born about May, 1868, in Wisconsin.

Harrison Sylvanous "Harry" Armstrong was born September 1, 1869, in Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI.

Samuel Bolton Armstrong and Delilah Matilda (Jones) Armstrong were divorced about 1870 in Sauk Co., WI.

The 1870 U. S. Census taken on July 26, 1870, shows Luther Griswold (age 41) born in New York, and with real estate of $3,000 and personal estate of $600 is a Farmer, and is living in Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI. Living with him are: Clarissa Griswold (age 33) born in New York, who is Keeping House; Josephine Griswold (age 11) born in Wisconsin; Ethlion Griswold (age 10) born in Wisconsin; Laura Griswold (age 8) born in Wisconsin; Stephen Griswold (age 3) born in Wisconsin; Samuel Armstrong (age 47) born in Canada, and with father and mother of foreign birth, a Wood Farmer; Cora Armstrong (age 4) born in Wisconsin, and with father of foreign birth; Clarissa Armstrong (age 2) born in Wisconsin, and with father of foreign birth; and Mary Houghton (age 18), born in New York, a Home Laborer. Leigh Larson note: A few houses away live: Dililah Armstrong (age 29) born in New York, who is At Home; and Mary Armstrong (age 7) born in Wisconsin, and with father of foreign birth. Mary Ann Houghton will later in this year marry George Washington Armstrong.

The 1870 U. S. Census taken on July 20, 1870, shows Andrew Patrick (age 35) born in Canada, and with father and mother of foreign birth, is a Laborer, and is living in Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI. Living with him are: Eliza Patrick (age 32) born in New York, and with father of foreign birth, who is Keeping House; Bertha Patrick (age 11) born in New York, and with father of foreign birth; Bertha Patrick (age 11) born in New York, and with father of foreign birth; Harry Patrick (age 4) born in New York, and with father of foreign birth; Kitty Patrick (age 2) born in New York, and with father of foreign birth; Walter Patrick (age 8/12, October) born in Wisconsin, and with father of foreign birth; Dililah Armstrong (age 29) born in New York, who is At Home; and Mary Armstrong (age 7) born in Wisconsin. Leigh Larson note: Delilah was divorced from Samuel at this time. This could mean that Ira Armstrong was born after George and Delilah moved apart. Helen Eliza Jones (born 6/30/1839 New Hartford, Oneida Co., NY - 9/19/1919 Baraboo, WI) married Andrew Patrick (born 8/11/1836, in Brockville, Leeds Greville, Canada - 11/12/1921 Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI). Delilah and Eliza are sisters.


   

Hellen Eliza (Jones) Patrick, Wisconsin, ca. 1890.


Hellen Eliza (Jones) Patrick, Unknown daughter Patrick, and Andrew Harry Patrick, Wisconsin, ca. 1915.


Amos Walter Patrick was married September 19, 1893, in Dane Co., WI, to Sarah Ellen Burns. Among their children was Myrtle Marie Patrick, who was born October 3, 1898, in Beloit, Rock Co., WI.


Andrew Henry Patrick, Hellen Eliza (Jones) Patrick, and their granddaughter, Myrtle Marie Patrick, Sauk Co., WI, ca. March, 1913.


Andrew Henry Patrick and Hellen Eliza (Jones) Patrick, Sauk Co., WI, ca. 1890.


The 1870 U. S. Census taken on August 4, 1870, shows Richard Armstrong (age 22) born in New York, is a Wood Farmer, and is living in the William Kinnamon household, Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI.

The 1870 U. S. Census taken on July 21, 1870, shows John Wiser (age 53) born in New York with real estate worth $6,000 and personal estate worth $1,000 is a Farmer living in Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI. Living with him is Lois Wiser (age 39) born in Michigan, who is Keeping House. Also living there are: Elias Wiser (age 24) born in New York, a Farm Laborer; Ann Wiser (age 21) born in Wisconsin; John Wiser (age 20) born in Wisconsin, a Farm Laborer; Casy Wiser (age 17) born in New York, a Farm Laborer; Floy Wiser (age 2) born in Wisconsin; and Fred Wiser (age 7/12, Sept.) born in Wisconsin. Also living there are the following Brown members: George Brown (age 18) born in Wisconsin, a Laborer; Chauncey Brown (age 16) born in Wisconsin, a Laborer; William Brown (age 14) born in Iowa, a Laborer; and Lillian Brown (age 8) born in Wisconsin.

The 1870 U. S. Census taken on June 18, 1870, shows Edward R. Feavel (age 55) born in Canada with real estate of $500 and personal estate of $100 is a Retail Fish Dealer and is living in the 5th Ward, City of Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., WI. Living with him are: Laura Feavel (age 52) born in New York, who is Keeping House; Moroni J. Feavel (age 20) born in New York; Marietta S. Feavel (age 16) born in Wisconsin; and Laura A. Feavel (age 14) born in Wisconsin.

The 1870 U. S. Census taken on June 30, 1870, shows William Mcintosh (age 33) born in Massachusetts, and with Real Estate of $950 and Personal Estate of $650 in a Farmer, and is living in Algona Twp., Kossuth Co., IA.

Ira Walter Armstrong was born September 26, 1870, in Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI.

William Augustus McIntosh and Ellen Maria Keyes were married October 29, 1870, in Algona Twp., Kossuth Co., IA.

The 1875 Wisconsin State Census taken on June 1, 1875, shows Samuel Armstrong is the Head of Household, and is living in Glendale Twp., Monroe Co., WI. There are 2 Males and 3 Females living in the household.

Ellen Maria (Keyes) Mcintosh died March 31, 1876, in Algona Twp., Kossuth Co., IA, at age 25.

Samuel Bolton Armstrong (age 53), a divorcee, and Lois (Coan) (Brown) Wiser (age 46), a divorcee, were married April 9, 1876, in Baraboo Twp., Sauk Co., WI.


Samuel Bolton Armstrong and Lois (Coan) (Brown) Wiser marriage record. Thanks to Kay Koslan for researching this record.


The Baraboo News Republic, Baraboo,  Sauk Co., WI, April 12, 1876

MARRIED.

ARMSTRONG - WISER. - In the town of Baraboo, April 9th, 1876, by Rev. J. E. Irish, MR. SAMUEL B. ARMSTRONG and MRS. LOIS WISER, all of Baraboo.


William Augustus McIntosh (age 41), a widower, and Delilah Matilda (Jones) Armstrong (age 38), a divorcee, were married August 15, 1879, in Columbia Co., WI.

Unknown Female McIntosh was born August 17, 1879, in Lodi, Columbia Co., WI.

Unknown Female McIntosh died before June 15, 1880, in Lodi, Columbia Co., WI.

The 1880 U. S. Census taken on June 15, 1880, shows William McIntosh (age 41) born in Massachusetts to Massachusetts-born parents, is a married Laborer, and is living in the Village of Lodi, Lodi Twp., Columbia Co., WI. Living with him are: his wife, Delila McIntosh (age 38) born in New York to New York-born parents; his daughter, Clara B. McIntosh (age 8) born in Iowa to Massachusetts and Iowa-born parents; his daughter, Laura McIntosh (age 7) born in Iowa to Massachusetts and Iowa-born parents; and his son, Frank McIntosh (age 6) born in Iowa to  Massachusetts and Iowa-born parents.

The 1880 U. S. Census taken on June 3, 1880, shows Samuel Armstrong (age 57) born in Canada to New York-born parents, who has been disabled for 6 months with liver problems, is a married Farmer, and is living in Rudolph Twp., Wood Co., WI. Living with him are: his wife, Lois Armstrong (age 49) born in Michigan to Ohio and New York-born parents, who is Keeping House; his step-daughter, Floy Wiser (age 12) both born in Wisconsin to New York and Michigan-born parents; his step-son, Fred Wiser (age 10), born in Wisconsin to New York and Michigan-born parents; his daughter, Cora Armstrong (age 13) born in Wisconsin to New York-born parents; his son, Harry Armstrong (age 11) born in Wisconsin to New York-born parents; his son, Ira Armstrong (age 9) born in Wisconsin to New York-born parents; and his married son, Richard Armstrong (age 31) born in New York to New York-born parents, a Farmer.

The 1880 U. S. Census taken on June 3, 1880, shows Edward R. Feavel (age 65) born in Canada to England and Canada-born parents, is a disabled Farmer, and is living in Rudolph Twp., Wood Co., WI. Living with him are: his wife, Laura Feavel (age 64) born in New York to Ohio and New York-born parents, and who who cannot write, who is Keeping House; Moroni J. Feavel (age 29) born in New York to Canada and New York-born parents, and who cannot write, a married Farmer; Moroni's wife, Ella F. Feavel (age 25) born in Wisconsin to New York-born parents, who is Keeping House; Moroni's daughter, Rosa A. Feavel (age 6) born in Wisconsin to New York and Wisconsin-born parents; and Moroni's son, Frederick R. Feavel (age 9/12) born in Wisconsin to New York and Wisconsin-born parents.

Ida Louise McIntosh was born November 3, 1880, in Lodi, Columbia Co., WI.

Florence Viola Abbey was born January 12, 1882, in Rudolph Twp., Wood Co., WI.

The 1885 Wisconsin State Census taken on June 1, 1885, shows S. Armstrong is the Head of Household and is living in Rudolph Twp., Wood Co., WI. There are 4 Males and 1 Female living in the household.

The 1885 Wisconsin State Census taken on June 1, 1885, shows A. Shidell is the Head of Household and is living in Rudolph Twp., Wood Co., WI. There are 4 Males and 3 Females living in the household. One is of Foreign birth.

The 1887 Washington Territory Census dated the first Monday in April, 1887, shows George Armstrong (age 35) born in Canada, is a married Farmer, and is living in Whitman, Washington Territory. Living with him are: a married female, Mary Armstrong (age 32) born in New York; Ray Armstrong (age 10) born in Wisconsin; Maud Armstrong (age 7) born in Wisconsin; Richard Armstrong (age 40) born in New York, is a married Farmer, a married female, Helen Armstrong (age 38) born in Vermont; and George Armstrong (age 2) born in Washington Territory.

John M. Wiser died July 20, 1888, in Minnehaha Co., Dakota Territory (South Dakota), at age 71. Buried in Walnut Hill Cemetery, Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI.

The 1889 Washington Territory Census dated the first Monday in April, 1889, shows J. W. Armstrong (age 37) born in Canada is living in Whitman, Washington Territory. Living with him are: Mary Armstrong (age 36) born in New York; Raymond Armstrong (age 13) born in Wisconsin; Maud Armstrong (age 10) born in Wisconsin; Robt. Houghton (age 57) born in England; Eliza Houghton (age 57) born in England; Chas. Houghton (age 20) born in Wisconsin; R. Armstrong (age 41) born in Canada; Hellen Armstrong (age 39) born in Wisconsin; Ernest Wagoner (age 15) born in Wisconsin; Geo. Armstrong (age 3) born in New York; Edith Armstrong (age 1) born in New York; and Martha Wallace (age 78) born in the United States.


The Centralia Enterprise and Tribune, Centralia, Wood Co., WI, Saturday, January 26, 1895

Sherry News.

Mrs. S. B. Armstrong who has been on the sick list is reported to be regaining health slowly.


The 1900 U. S. Census taken on June 6, 1900, shows William McIntosh (age 61) born August, 1838, in Massachusetts to Massachusetts-born parents, is a married Clerk, and who owns his house free of a mortgage, and is living in the Village of Lodi, Lodi Twp., Columbia Co., WI. Living with him are: his wife of 30 years, Delilah McIntosh (age 59) born March, 1841, in New York to New York-born parents, and with 4 of the 6 children born to her still alive; and his unmarried daughter, Ida L. McIntosh (age 19) born November, 1880, in Wisconsin to Massachusetts and New York-born parents, a Compositor.

The 1900 U. S. Census taken on June 15, 1900, shows Samuel B. Armstrong (age 77) born April 1823 in New York to Massachusetts and New York-born parents is a Farmer owning his own farm and living in Delton Twp., Sauk Co., WI. Living with him is his wife of 24 years, Lois Armstrong (age 69) born February 1831 in Michigan to Ohio and Vermont-born parents, with 5 of the 8 children born to her still alive. Leigh Larson note: Sam's son, Ira W. Armstrong, lives on the adjacent farm.

Delilah Matilda (Jones) (Armstrong) Mcintosh died August 29, 1902, in Lodi, Columbia Co., WI, at age 61. Buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Lodi, Columbia Co., WI.


The Portage Daily Democrat, Portage, Columbia Co., WI, Monday, September 1, 1902

Mrs. Armstrong

Mrs. Armstrong, mother of Ira Armstrong and Mrs. C. W. Abbey of Baraboo, died very suddenly Friday morning at her home in Lodi. She was sitting at a table and had been complaining of a headache when the end came.


Frederick "Fred" Wiser died January 12, 1903, in Stevens Point, Portage Co., WI, as a result of severe injuries at a paper mill, at age 33. Buried in Forest Cemetery.


The Stevens Point Journal, Portage Co., WI, Wednesday, January 14, 1903

Funeral of Fred Wiser.

The funeral of Fred Wiser, who died Monday morning as the result of injuries received in the paper mill, will be held Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Episcopal church, Rev Mr. Jenner officiating. The interment will follow in the Forest cemetery. The deceased leaves a mother and two sisters and two half-brothers besides his two little children. His mother, Mrs. Lois Armstrong, lives at Barron. His sisters are Mrs. Henry Weber of Knapp, Dunn county, and Mrs. D. M. Rezin of Cranmoor, Wood county. They, with their husbands, are here to attend the funeral. His brothers are Geo. Brown of Barron and Chauncy Brown of Baraboo, who are expected to attend the funeral.


The 1905 Wisconsin State Census taken on June 1, 1905, shows S. B. Armstrong  (age 82) born in New York to Canada and Connecticut-born parents, is a Retired Farmer, and who owns his house free of a mortgage, and is living in Baraboo Twp., Sauk Co., WI. Living with him is his wife, Lois Armstrong (age 74) born in Michigan to Ohio-born parents, a House Keeper.

The 1905 Wisconsin State Census taken on June 1, 1905, shows L. Griswold (age 77) born in New York to New York-born parents is a Farmer owning his own home free of a mortgage and living in Baraboo Twp., Sauk Co., WI. Living with him is his wife, Clarisy Griswold (age 70) born in Canada to Canadian-born parents, who is a House Keeper.

The 1905 Wisconsin State Census taken on June 1, 1905, shows Wm. MackIntosh (age 65) born in Unknown to Unknown-born parents, is a widower with his Own Policy, and who rents his house, and is living in the 4th Ward, City of Madison, Dane Co., WI. Living with him are: his unmarried daughter, Ida MackIntosh (age 24) born in Wisconsin to Unknown-born parents, a Student; a Widowed Housekeeper, Ida Knapp (age 44) born in Wisconsin to Ohio-born parents, a Housekeeper; an unmarried Lodger, Mabel Lothe (age 20) born in Wisconsin to Norway-born parents, a Laundress; and an unmarried Lodger, Amelia Johnson(age 19) born in Wisconsin to Norway-born parents, a Cook.

Lois (Coan) (Brown) (Wiser) Armstrong died June 27, 1906, in Baraboo Twp., Sauk Co., WI, at age 75 Years 4 Months and 6 Days.


   

Lois (Coan) (Brown) (Wiser) Armstrong death record. Thanks to Kay Koslan for researching this record.


The Baraboo News, Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI, Tuesday, July 4, 1906

LYONS.

The funeral of Mrs. Armstrong was held at her home Friday afternoon.


The Baraboo News, Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI, Wednesday, August 8, 1906

DEATHS

Recorded by the Register of Deeds in July.

Lois Armstrong, age 76, town of Baraboo, asthma and heart trouble.


The 1910 U. S. Census taken on April 20, 1910, shows Luther S. Griswold (age 84) born in New York to New York-born parents owns his own Farm free of a mortgage and is living in Baraboo Twp., Sauk Co., WI. Living with him is his wife of 54 years, Clarissa Griswold (age 75) born in English Canada to English Canadian-born parents, with 3 of the 5 children born to her still alive. Also living there is his unmarried granddaughter, Edith Gibbons (age 23) born in Wisconsin to Wisconsin-born parents. An unmarried Farmer, Fred Bittrich (age 26) also lives in the household.

The 1910 U. S. Census taken on April 19, 1910, shows Ira W. Armstrong (age 40) born in Wisconsin to New York-born parents is an Ice Wagon Driver owning his home on Marshall Street in Belvidere Twp., Boone Co., IL. Living with him is his wife of 10 years, Olive M. Armstrong (age 40) born New York to New York-born parents, with all three of the children born to her still alive. Living at home are: Ira's unmarried step-daughter, Pearl G. Griswold (age 18) born in Wisconsin to Wisconsin and New York-born parents; and son Lester Armstrong (age 8) born in Wisconsin to Wisconsin and New York-born parents. Two unmarried boarders also live in the house.

The 1910 U. S. Census taken on April 18, 1910, shows William McIntosh (age 71) born in Massachusetts to Scotland and Massachusetts-born parents, is a widower with his Own Income, and who owns his house free of a mortgage, and is living on Water Street, Village of Lodi, Lodi Twp., Columbia Co., WI. Living with him is his unmarried daughter, Ida  McIntosh (age 29) born in Wisconsin to Massachusetts and New York-born parents.


The Baraboo Weekly News, Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI, Thursday, October 19, 1911

Property Sold.

Mrs. P. Bary has sold her property to George Armstrong of Canada. Mr. Armstrong has retired and comes to Baraboo to reside.


The Baraboo Weekly News, Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI, Thursday, April 10, 1913

NEWS NOTES FROM LYONS VILLAGE

Mrs. Abby of Baraboo is caring for Mrs. Andrew Patrick, who has been sick for some time.


The Baraboo Weekly News, Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI, Thursday, June 12, 1913

Tuesday

G. W. Armstrong has gone to Cornevell, Canada, where he will spend a few months visiting.


William Feavel died February 13, 1914, in Ludington, Mason Co., MI, at age 64. Buried in City Cemetery, Ludington, Mason Co., MI.


William Feavel death record.


The Baraboo Weekly News, Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI, Thursday, January 27, 1916

NEWS NOTE FROM LYONS

Mrs. Abby of Baraboo visited Mrs. Andrew Patrick.


The Baraboo Weekly News, Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI, Thursday, April 12, 1917

TO TAKE CLAIM AT NINETY-FOUR

Samuel Armstrong, according to a letter received at this office from Superior, has gone to the western country with his daughter, Mrs. C. Abbey. They expect to reside in the west. Mr. Armstrong thinks he is old enough to take a claim, being ninety-four. Mrs. Abbey will visit her daughter at Beulah, N. D., on their way to Wyoming.


Clarissa H. (Armstrong) Griswold died May 13, 1917, in Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI, at age 78. Buried in Walnut Hill Cemetery, Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI.


The Baraboo Weekly News, Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI, Thursday, May 17, 1917

Obituary

Mrs. Clarissa Griswold

Mrs. Clarissa Armstrong Griswold, wife of the late Luther Griswold, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Albert B. Ellis, on the South Side. Deceased was born in Canada 78 years ago. She leaves two daughters and one son: Mrs. Ellis, Mrs. Arthur Hewitt and L. Griswold, all of Baraboo, and two brothers, George Armstrong of Packwaukee and Samuel Armstrong of Superior. Funeral services Wednesday afternoon at 1 o'clock at the Ellis home and a 2 o'clock at the Seventh Day Adventist church.


The Baraboo Weekly News, Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI, Thursday, May 31, 1917

Mrs. Clarissa Griswold

Mrs. Clarissa Armstrong Griswold was born in Lambsdown, Ontario, Canada, July 22, 1838. When still a small child she moved with her parents to Ostego, N. Y. After the death of her father she came to Portage with her uncle, Colonel Hotchkiss, to live. She was married to Luther Griswold at Portage in 1855. Then came to Baraboo, making her home on a farm west of the city. She was a member of the Baptist church for years. In late years she had attended the Seventh Day Adventist church. After a long illness of three months she passed away on May 13 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Albert Ellis. Her granddaughter, Erna Ellis, a trained nurse, was with her during her illness. She leaves two daughters and one son, Mrs. Albert Ellis, Mrs. Arthur Hewitt and L. Griswold; three brothers, Samuel Armstrong, Superior, George of Packwaukee, and James of Menetto, N. Y.; twenty two grandchildren and twenty-eight great grandchildren.


The Baraboo Weekly News, Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI, Thursday, June 14, 1917

KIRKWOOD

Samuel Armstrong, now in his nineties, visited Thursday at the Robert Koenig home. He came from Superior, to attend the funeral of a sister, Mrs. Griswold, and will soon return to that place.


Stevens Point Daily Journal, Stevens Point, Portage Co., WI, Friday, October 25, 1918

MAKES TRIP FROM BUELAH, N. D.

S. B. Armstrong and Mrs. Cora Abbey Take Long Ride

Mrs. Cora Abbey and S. B. Armstrong of Buelah, N. D., spent Wednesday in the city, visiting at the home of William Weinholt, 516 Strongs avenue. They are on their way from Buelah to Packwaukee, where they will spend the winter. Mr. Armstrong is 96 years of age and has made the 800-mile trip from Buelah without inconvenience. Mr. Armstrong is well and strong considering his great age. Both Mr. Armstrong and Mrs. Abbey were former residents of this county, having lived at Junction City 25 years ago. They are still familiar with the city, having visited here several times recently.  


The Baraboo Daily News, Baraboo,  Sauk Co., WI, Thursday, January 16, 1919

Obituary

Phoebe Abbey

The funeral of Phoebe Abbey, who died December 20 at Washington, D. C., where she was in government service, occurred at the chapel of the Baraboo cemetery at 2:30 p. m., December 26, Rev. E. C. Henke officiating, giving the text of Job 23:10; also using the first three verses of  the fourteenth chapter of St. John. Mrs. Mead Simonds and Miss Florence Bates rendered the songs, "My Heavenly Father Knows," also "The Pearly Gates Ajar." The pallbearers were T. B. Towle, Lee Cleveland, Ben Schubring, J. E. Johnson, Orville Veitch and George Higgins. Phoebe Abbey was born August 20, 1894, in Wood county, Wis. She leaves to mourn her loss a father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Abbey, of Beulah, N. D.; three sisters, Mrs. Orel Sovereign of Caldwell, Idaho, Mrs. B. J. Higgins of Baraboo, Wis., and Mrs. Ira Miller of Beulah, N. D.; two brothers, Samuel Abbey of Phillipsburg, Mont., and Oran Abbey of Beulah, N. D., also many friends by whom she will be greatly missed.

Card of Thanks

To the many friends, the pastor for his comforting words; to the sisters and the bearers, for the many beautiful floral offerings, and to all who in any way assisted us in our late bereavement, we wish to express our sincere thanks. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Abbey, Beulah, N. D., Mr. and Mrs. Orel Sovereign, Caldwell, Idaho, Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Higgins, Baraboo, Wis., Mr. and Mrs. Ira Miller, Beulah, N. D., Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Abbey, Phillipsburg, Mont., Mr. Oran Abbey, Beulah N. D.

"'Tis hard to break the tender cord When love has bound the heart; 'Tis hard, so hard, to speak the words, We must from this life part, Dearest loved one, we must lay thee In the peaceful grave's embrace, But thy memory will be cherished "Till we see thy heavenly face.


The Baraboo Weekly News, Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI, Thursday, January 30, 1919

C. W. Abbey left Tuesday morning for Fond du Lac and other places to visit friends before going to Beulah, N. D. While here he visited his daughter, Mrs. B. J. Higgins, and attended the funeral of another daughter, Miss Phoebe Abbey. Mrs. Cora Abbey left yesterday for Packwaukee, Wis., where she is spending the winter; also Mrs. Ira Miller and son will go to Packwaukee and Stratford before returning home to Beulah, N. D., after attending the funeral of Phoebe Abbey. Orrin Abbey, also of Beulah, N. D., will remain here and attend business college. He will stay at the home of his sister, Mrs. B. J. Higgins.


Stevens Point Daily Journal, Stevens Point, Portage Co., WI, Wednesday, May 7, 1919

NEARING CENTURY MARK

S. B. Armstrong and daughter, Mrs. Chas. Abbey, former residents of Milladore, were guests at J. L. Roy's home the first of the week while enroute from Packwaukee to Superior at which latter place they will make their future home. Mr. Armstrong has reached the advanced age of 97 years but he is still active both mentally and physically. His brother at Packwaukee, with whom he spent the winter, is 85 years old.


The Stevens Point Daily Journal, Stevens Point, Portage Co., WI, Thursday, July 17, 1919

VISITS IN NORTH DAKOTA

Despite Advanced Age of 97, S. B. Armstrong Travels Extensively

Mrs. Cora Abbey and her father, S. B. Armstrong, spent a short time in the city today at the home of J. L. Roy. Mrs. Abbey and Mr. Armstrong are on their way to their home at Packwaukee from Beulah, N. D., where they visited with relatives. Mr. Armstrong is almost 97 years of age, but despite his advanced age, still travels extensively. He is healthy and robust and looks years younger than he really is.

Leigh Larson note: This newspaper account of Cora's trip to North Dakota helps to shed a little more light on the Twilight Abbey mystery child that appears in Wisconsin in the 1920 U. S. Census.


   

Samuel Bolton Armstrong (about age 97) and Charles Washington Abbey (about age 59), North Dakota, about July, 1919. Photo courtesy of Kay Koslan.


The 1920 U. S. Census taken on January 22, 1920, shows Cora A. Abbey (age 53) born in Wisconsin to Canadian-born parents is a widow living in Packwaukee Twp., Marquette Co., WI. She is listed as the owner and head of household. Living with her is her son, Twilight Abbey (age 9/12) born in North Dakota to Montana and Wisconsin-born parents. Also living there is her father, Samuel B. Armstrong (age 97) born in Canada to English-born parents and having emigrated in 1858 and naturalized in 1860.

The 1920 U. S. Census taken on January 13, 1920, shows William McIntosh (age 81) born in Massachusetts to Maine and Massachusetts-born parents, is a widower, and is Boarding in the Ida W. Knapp household, Town of Delton, Sauk Co., WI.


The Baraboo Weekly News, Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI, Thursday, August 12, 1920

SUMPTER

Mrs. R. H. Mather is entertaining her father, Mr. Mcintosh of Delton and her sisters Mrs. Harry Kelly of Dakota and Mrs. Roy Zumstein of Washington D. C. Friday being Mr. McIntosh's birthday a celebration was given in his honor.


In January, 1921, Samuel went with his daughter Cora to visit his son Harrison Armstrong, in Superior, Douglas Co., WI. They were there until July 5th, at which time they came to Baraboo to visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Ellis, at whose home he passed away Sunday morning at half past ten.

Samuel Bolton Armstrong died August 20, 1921, in Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI, at age 99. Buried in Walnut Hill Cemetery, Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI.


Samuel Bolton Armstrong Death Certificate.


The Baraboo Weekly News, Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI, Thursday, September 1, 1921

PIONEER 99 DIES SUNDAY

Bolton Samuel Armstrong passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Cora Abbey on Ellis avenue Sunday morning at 10:30, after an illness of only a few hours. He was born in Quebec, Canada 99 years ago and was remarkably active for a man of his years. He came of a family which was extraordinary for the long lives of some of its members, having one brother who lived to be 107 years old, and several who reached the hundred mark. Mr. Armstrong spent most of his life in Baraboo, being a carpenter by trade. Twenty years ago he retired from his occupation and has since taken great pleasure in the manufacture of violins, having completed one for his grandson only a few days before his death. The character of the deceased was exceedingly noteworthy for its commendable nature. He leaves to mourn his life one daughter, Mrs. Cora Abbey of this city, and three sons, Ira of Rockford, George of Saltese, Montana, and Harry of Superior. Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at two o'clock at the home of Albert Ellis at Ellis avenue and at 2:30 at the Seven Day Advent church, Rev. Gaylord of Madison officiating.


The Baraboo Daily News, Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI, Thursday, September 8, 1921

Samuel Bolton Armstrong

Funeral services for the late Samuel B. Armstrong were held Tuesday afternoon from the home of A. B. Ellis on Ellis avenue at two o'clock and from the Seven Day Advent church at two-thirty. Rev. H. Savage had charge of the service and Mrs. J. C. Johnson and Rev. Savage sang several selections. The pall-bearers were A. B. Ellis, Lew Griswald, Orville Veitch, R. J. Higgins, Fred Stackhouse, and Pearl Waddell. Interment was made in the Baraboo cemetery. Those from out of town who attended the funeral were a brother, Ira W. Armstrong of Winnebago, Ill., and Frank Whaley, of Packwaukee, Wis.

S. B. Armstrong

Samuel Bolton Armstrong was born in Quebeck, Canada, April 19, 1822. He was a carpenter by trade. At the age of 20 he was married to Mary Travel and to them were born three children, two sons and one daughter, Richard, George and Caroline. Years after his wife's death he was married to Delilah M. Jones of Oswego, N. Y. of them were born five children, three sons and two girls, Henry, Mary, Cora, Harrison and Ira. Of these children four are living. George of Staltese, Montana, Cora of Packawan, Harrison of Superior, Wis., and Ira of Winnebago, Ill. His second wife died in 1903, some years later he went to live at the home of his sister, Mrs. Luther Griswould of this city. Shortly before her death he went to make his home with his daughter, Mrs. Cora Abbey, of Packwankee, Wis. Last January he went with his daughter to visit his son Harrison of Superior. They were there until July 5th at that time they came to Baraboo to visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Ellis at whose home he passed away Sunday morning at half past ten. For years Mr. Armstrong had been a faithful member of the Seven Day Advent church. 

Card of Thanks

We wish to thank Rev. Savage for his kind and comforting words, also the singers and organist and those who gave the floral offerings and the kind friends and relatives who assisted us in our sad bereavement and those who acted as pallbearers.

Mrs. Cora Abby, George Armstrong, Harry Armstrong, Ira Armstrong, A. B. Ellis, Mrs. A. B. Ellis..................


Stevens Point Daily Journal, Stevens Point, WI, Thursday, December 15, 1921

TO RESIDE IN THE WEST.

Mrs. Cora Abbey of Packwaukee came up Monday evening and visited until this morning at J. L. Roy's home on Fremont street. Mrs. Abbey has gone to Warner, N. Dak., for a several week's visit with her children, after which she will continue westward to Idaho and live with her oldest daughter. For a long period of years Mrs. Abbey served as housekeeper for her father, Samuel Armstrong, a pioneer resident of Baraboo, who died there in August last at the advanced age of 99 years and 4 months.

Leigh Larson note: Cora's estranged husband, Charles Washington Abbey, is the brother-in-law of Adam William Shidell. Adam William Scheidel is the nephew of Jacob Shidel. Mrs. J. L. Roy is Mary Emma (Shidel) (Ellis) (Martin) Roy, the daughter of Jacob Scheidel.  


William Augustus McIntosh died 1923, in Wisconsin, at about age 84. Buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Lodi, Columbia Co., WI.