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Silas Humes
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Birth: Jan. 16, 1833
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 21, 1923
Douglas County
Minnesota, USA


Silas Humes was born in the state of New York, Jan. 16, 1833, and died Feb. 21, at the remarkable age of 90 years, 1 month and 5 days. When a young boy with his parents, he moved to the state of Wisconsin. Here he married, and of this union five children, four sons and a daughter survived. They are Albert G., of Alberta, Can., George H., Tawton, Can., Charles H., of Canada; Eugene H., of Canada; the daughter is Mrs. Aug. Herbert of Duluth.

Forty-five years ago Mr. Humes came to Minnesota and took a homestead near Lake Reno, Pope county. Here he continued to live until twenty years ago, when he retired and came to this city, which has since been his home.

Mr. Humes was twice married. His second marriage, to Laura Carlquist, took place in 1885. She also survives her husband.

Funeral services were held form Anderson's chapel Friday afternoon, Feb. 23. Gev. [sic] G.A. Hanna of the methodist church officiated at the service. Interment was made in Kinkead cemetery.

The following were pall bearers; T.J. Barros, E.F. Nelson, Jessie Strang, Oscar Herbert, Robert Peacock and R.W. Menke. 
Family links: 
  Elijah Humes (1801 - 1880)
  Samantha Waters Humes (1803 - 1863)
  Sarah Dresden Humes (1838 - 1881)*
  Laura Ingeborg Katharina Carlquist Humes (1866 - 1949)*
  Alson Fredrick Humes (1859 - 1938)*
  Abraham Lincoln Humes (1861 - 1876)*
  Laura Viola Humes (1874 - 1875)*
  William Clarence Humes (1880 - 1881)*
  Aldis Humes (1820 - 1915)*
  Sidney Humes (1828 - 1906)*
  Silas Humes (1833 - 1923)
  Charles Humes (1835 - 1901)*
  Elijah Humes (1837 - 1888)*
  Ida Jane Humes Walker (1856 - 1934)**
*Calculated relationship
Kinkead Cemetery
Douglas County
Minnesota, USA
Created by: Craig (Gibson/Tucker) Hu...
Record added: Mar 28, 2008
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Silas Humes
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