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Edmister, David Shepherd 1841 1916

EDMISTER, ELDREDGE

Posted By: Joy Moore (email)
Date: 4/20/2021 at 15:04:21

Cresco Plain Dealer Feb. 4, 1916 P-1 C-4

David Shepherd Edmister, son of William and Mary Edmister, was born in Tioga County, New York, on January 23, 1841. The second youngest of a family of nine children, one sister, Mrs. Francis Tompkins, of Rapid City, S. D., survives him.
At the age of 14 he went to Poinette, Wisconsin, that being his home for several years. From there he went to Minnesota, but was there only a short time and came to Howard County in 1867.
On December 31, 1870, he was united in marriage to Olive C. Eldredge; to this union three children were born, two daughters, Emma and Mattie, and one son, Ira G. All were present at the bedside when the husband and father passed to the Great Beyond on Monday morning, January 31st, aged, 76 years and 8 days.
The funeral was held at the home on Wednesday afternoon, Rev. D. T. Robertson coming down from Faribault to officiate. Interment in Oak Lawn.

Oak Lawn Cemetery
 

Howard Obituaries maintained by Constance McDaniel Hall.
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