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Cyrus Sargent
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Birth: unknown
Ludlow
Windsor County
Vermont, USA
Death: Oct. 29, 1883
Bloomington
Grant County
Wisconsin, USA

Cyrus Sargent, the reported wealthiest
man in Grant County and an old settler,
met his death on Monday on one of his
farms near Bloomington. He fell from the
top of a load of straw. Death resulted in
two minutes.
--The Oshkosh Daily Northwestern; Thursday, November 1, 1883

Cyrus Sargent, living a mile and a
half west of Bloomington, was thrown
recently from a load of hay and killed,
the fall breaking his neck. Mr. Sargent
was a native of Ludlow, Vt., and came
to this state in 1852. He was one of the
largest farmers and land owners in Wis-
consin, owning about 100 large farms on
Blake's prairie, besides large tracts of
land in Iowa and California. His wealth
is estimated at over a $1,000,000.
--The Eau Claire News; Saturday, November 10, 1883

The bachelor millionaire of Grant
county, this state, Cyrus Sargent, who
recently fell from a load of hay and
broke his neck, kept large sums of
money between the leaves of a large
bible and hid smaller sums in fence
corners and other out-of-the-way places...
--excerpt from Eau Claire Daily Free Press; Saturday, November 17, 1883
 
 
Burial:
Blakes Prairie Cemetery
Bloomington
Grant County
Wisconsin, USA
 
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Record added: Jul 19, 2011
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