Niman, Charlotte (1848 - 1932)






----Source: Greenwood Gleaner 3/31/1932



Charlotte Fusee, daughter of Antoine and Louis Fusee, was born in the province of Ontario, Aug. 10, 1848. She was united in marriage to Ira Barr in 1869 and they then moved to Le Pere, Mich. To this union seven children were born, four sons and three daughters, two daughters and one son dying in infancy.

In 1879 they moved to Greenwood, Clark County, where Mr. Barr engaged in the Blacksmith business. In 1886 Mr. Barr bought a blacksmith shop in Longwood, where they resided until his death in Oct. 1892.

In 1922 she was again united in marriage to Joseph Niman of Rockford, Ill., where they resided until his death Aug. 24, 1926.

The accident of breaking her hip, and which led to Mrs. Niman's death occurred while she was at the home of her late sister, Mrs. Abe Barr, at Thorp, Wis., and she was taken to St. Joseph's hospital at Chippewa Falls. Four months ago she was removed to Greenwood, where she was under the care of a nurse up to the time of her death, March 23, 1932, at the age of 83 years, 7 months and 13 days. Her sister preceded her in death about two weeks before.

She leaves to mourn her loss four sisters and two brothers, three sons, A. C. Barr of Greenwood, George of Silverton, Oregon, William A. of Glacier Park, Mont., and one daughter, Jessie, Mrs. A.H. McCarty of Longwood, Wis., and five stepsons and two stepdaughters, also twelve grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at her late home Saturday afternoon, Rev. R. H. Maddock officiated. Interment was made beside her first husband in the Greenwood Cemetery.

Those from out of town who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Will Barette of Thorp Mr. and Mrs. James Nelson of Owen, Herb Fradette and son of York and a number of old friends from Longwood.



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