Obit: Wedding, James T. (1846? - 1922)

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Surnames: Wedding, Polin, Neverman, Juneau, Oettinger, Bell, Ballou, Holcomb, Franch, Schultz, Leopold, Green

----Source: Neillsville Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 06/26/1922

Obit: Wedding, James T. (1846? - 20 June 1922)

James T. Wedding, son of Franklyn and Elizabeth Wedding passed away at his home in Portland, Ore., June 20, 1922, at the age of 76 years. Mr. Wedding was married to Laura E. Polin October 23, 1875. To this union were born seven children: Henry Wedding of Ridgefield, Washington; Eva, Mrs. Max Neverman, of Neillsville, Wisconsin; Lizzie, Mrs. Andy Juneau of Minneapolis, Minn.; Louis Wedding , at home in Portland; Della, Mrs. Adam Oettinger of Laona, Wisconsin; Nettie Bell, deceased; Bert Wedding of Portland, Oregon.

On April 12, 1898, he was married to Ida Wing Ballou, who with tow children of this marriage, survive him: Coralie, Mrs. Joseph Holcomb of Portland, Ore., and James D. Wedding , Jr. at home in Portland.

Mr. Wedding was a veteran of the Civil War. He enlisted with Captain E. S. Williams of Co. K. 146th Illinois Infantry Volunteers. He was discharged from the service of the United States July 8th, 1865 at Springfield, Ill.

Beside his wife and children he leaves to mourn his death, his only sister, Mrs. F. M. Franch of Montague, California, a half sister, Mrs. Mary Schultz of Neillsville, Wisconsin, and one half brother, John Leopold, of Neillsville, Wisconsin. His only brother, Henry Wedding, died during the Civil War, and one sister, Amanda Green, passed away three years ago.

Funeral services were held at the Chapel of Chambers Co., Inc. 248-250 Killingsworth Avenue, interment at Mount Scott Cemetery.

"Sleep noble one in your grave alone, You will be numbered with the noble, good and true, When the robe of white is given the faded coat of blue."



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