|Birth: ||Sep. 10, 1835|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Apr. 26, 1917|
May 5, 1917 Brothertown Column
May 2nd. Another old settler gone. Mrs. Almira J. Dick died at her home on
Thursday, April 26th, 1917, at 11 p.m. of pneumonia, aged 81 years, 7 months
and 16 days.
Almira J. Sampson was the oldest daughter of the late Clark D. and ROZINA Matthews Sampson and was born in Brothertown, Onieda Co., New York, Sept. 10,
1835, soon after moving with her parents to Brothertown, Wis, where she grew to womanhood. On Nov. 21st 1871 she was united in wedlock to Orlando D. Dick,
who preceded her in death in August 1881. Almira was a woman who made a host
of friends by her pleasing ways and womanly character. She was a good
neighbor and was always ready to assist those who were in need. She became a
member of the Union Lodge No.359 I.O.G.T. in Feb. 1866 and always remained a
willing worker and active member up to the time of her death. In her death
she leaves one son, Purcil, and one half sister, Emily Fowler, here, and one
half sister, Roselth Foshay and one half brother, Albert Sampson of Fond du
Lac. She also leaves six grandchildren and three great grandchildren, a large
number of near relatives and a host of friends to mourn her death. She was
buried from the M.E. church Sunday, at 3:00 o'clock p.m. the Rev. A.E. Pierce
officiating with interment in the Union cemetery by the side of her husband.
H.E. Niles, W.E. Niles, H.A. Niles, J.E. Hammer, H.A. Johnson and Warren Welch
acted as pallbearers.
in 1870 Almira is living with son Pursell in the home of Laton DICK and his wife Abigail FOWLER
in 1900 she is a 64 yr old widow with GRAND dau Nettie (Almira Janette ) KINDNESS born April 1888 in WI
Almira was married first to Layton James KINDNESS who later used the name KANISTANAUX in Chautauqua Co NY where he settled they may have never had a foormal marriage but they had 1 child Purcell Kindness also b here she raised her Granddau called Nettie until after 1910 and I seek any info on her life and death
Thomas Laton Kanistanaux (1833 - 1910)*
Percel Adelbert Kanistanaux Kindness (1858 - 1937)*
Created by: Dolores Davidson
Record added: Oct 14, 2010
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