Obit: Crockett, Benjamin B. (1824 - 1908)

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----Source: CLARK COUNTY REPUBLICAN & PRESS (Neillsville, Wis.) 02/06/1908, family photo provided by Bruce L. Crockett,

Crockett, Benjamin B. (25 Nov 1824 - 27 Jan 1908)

Benjamin B. Crockett, formerly a resident of the town of Washburn, Clark County, but for the past few years living at Merrill, died at his home Jan. 27, 1908, aged 83 years, 2 months and 2 days. The remains were brought to Neillsville, where the funeral was held in the Presbyterian Church Saturday, Rev. N.F. Chapman officiating. Burial took place in the Levis cemetery.

Deceased was born in Maine. Of his first marriage Eleven children were born, of whom five are living, namely: Augustine B. Crockett of New York City, Mrs. Ella Daily of Seattle, O.A. Crockett of town of Washburn, Miss Avis Crockett of Hornnell, N.Y., Eddie Crockett of Monroe, Wash. His first wife died in Aug. 1896. Later he was married to Mrs. Salisbury, who survives him. He was a man who was respected by all who knew him.



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