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James Francis Conner
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Birth: Nov. 12, 1842, Canada
Death: Dec. 25, 1924
Mitchell County
Iowa, USA

James is the son of Thomas & Hannah (Johnson) Conner.

James and Lucinda married in 1863 in Dane Co., Wisconsin. They had two children, Frances Mary & Sullivan Soule.

On 5 March 1874 he married Nancy Agnes Frizell and they had two children, Cora & Ina.

See: page 24 Osage Cemetery

1 JANUARY 1925

Aged and Respected Citizen of Osage was born in Canada and Came Here in Early Day

One of the highly respected citizens of this country for more than half a century passed on Christmas night at 7 o'clock, when James Conner laid down life's earthly tasks. He had been in the best of health until about a month ago when heart trouble developed which ended his life. He never failed to make his daily trip down town for a chat with his old friends, who will sorely miss his smiling face and jovial greetings. As a neighbor he was always kindly and obliging and in his dealing with his fellow men just and honest.
One who had known him for forty-five years said that in all that time he had never seen a thing in his life that could be criticised.
James Conner was born Nov. 12, 1842, in Brome, Canada, to Thomas and Hannah Conner, and when he was eight years old came with his parents to Stoughton, Wis., where he lived until after his marriage in 1863 to Miss Lucinda Soule. To this union were born two children-Sullivan B. Conner of Osage and Mrs. Frances Criddle of Oregon, Wis. In 1864 he and his cousin, Fred Conner of Rudd, walked from Stoughton, Wi., to Mitchell county, driving a large flock of sheep. One night they camped at Bradford near the spot where the "Little Brown Church" now stands, and that night wolves scattered their sheep so far that it took all the next day to get them rounded up again and several of the sheep were killed. The next year Mr. Conner made the same trip a foot, bringing with him his wife and children, they riding in the covered wagon and he walking at the head of his horses.
In 1871 his wife died and three years later he married Miss Nancy Agnes Frizell, mother of his two younger children; Mrs. Cora Emerson and Mrs. Ina Blunt, both of Osage. For many years they resided on the old home farm siz miles southwest of Orchard, that he has owned since 1865, and in 1893 moving to Osage, living here until his death Dec. 25, 1924.
He is survived by his devoted wife and four children named above, six grandchildren and eight great granchildren, also three sisters-Mrs. Elizabeth Utter and Mrs. Harriett Tusler of Stoughton, Wis. and Mrs. C.A. Tusler of south of Osage. A brother and two sisters, George Conner, Mrs. Charlotte Tibbetts and Mrs. Barbara Hull, preceded him in death.
The funeral was conducted Saturday afternoon at the home at 2 o'clock by Rev. W.T. Smith of the M.E. church and interment was in our cemetery.
Family links: 
  Thomas Conner (1819 - 1864)
  Hannah Johnson Conner (1822 - 1893)
  Lucinda Temperance Soule Conner (1845 - 1873)
  Nancy Agnes Fizell Conner (1844 - 1928)*
  Frances Mary Conner Criddle (1862 - 1931)*
  Sullivan Soule Conner (1865 - 1939)*
  Cora L Conner Frazee (1873 - 1949)*
  Ina May Conner Blunt (1879 - 1949)*
  James Francis Conner (1842 - 1924)
  George Conner (1844 - 1916)*
  Charlotte A Connor Tibbits (1848 - 1886)*
  Elizabeth Conner Utter (1852 - 1934)*
  Harriet Conner Tusler (1854 - 1935)*
  Barbara Jane Conner Hull (1857 - 1916)*
  Thomas James Conner (1859 - 1860)*
  Cornelia R Conner Tusler (1863 - 1950)*
*Calculated relationship
Osage Cemetery
Mitchell County
Iowa, USA
Maintained by: Angela Owens Jando
Originally Created by: James Edward Martin
Record added: Apr 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51698931
James Francis Conner
Added by: Angela Owens Jando
James Francis Conner
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James Francis Conner
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