|Birth: ||Nov. 6, 1852|
|Death: ||Mar. 17, 1898|
[from the Mower County Transcript, 23 March 1898, page 2, column 2 under heading "Died."]
At her home in Windom township Thursday March 17, 1898, of consumption of the bowels, Mrs. Ruth H. wife of Byron M. French, aged 45 years.
Deceased was born in Naperville, Illinois, November 6, 1852. She was the daughter of Jacob Morse. She came with her parents from Wisconsin to Austin to live about the close of the war. Her folks lived here until about ten years ago when they moved to Dakota where both parents have since died.
Mr. Morse was in the brick making business in Austin for several years. Byron M. French and Miss Ruth H. Morse were married here in 1870 by Rev. A. Morse and have since lived in Windom and vicinity.
Deceased has been ailing for the past two years and was very ill for about eight weeks before she died. She was an excellent woman, a faithful wife and mother and a trusty and highly regarded neighbor and friend. She leaves a husband and six children, three boys and three girls to mourn her departure.
Funeral services conducted by Rev. A. J. Torsleff, were held at the house Saturday afternoon, a large concourse of friends being present. Interment at Varco.
Byron M. French (1847 - 1900)
Rose Creek Enterprise Cemetery
Created by: K. Pike
Record added: Oct 25, 2005
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