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The Late Patrick Wall

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Parent Issue
Day
8
Month
January
Year
1897
Copyright
Public Domain
Obituary
OCR Text

Patriok Wall, a former well kuown resident of this city and Northfield, died Wednosday of last week at Eagle Station, near Lansiug, aged 12 years and 3 months oíd. Mr. Wall carne with his parents Johu and Catheriue Wall to Amerioa íd 1828, landing at Charleston, S. C. Proceeding northward they looated in Tinga county, N. Y., and stayed tliere tbree years, when they removed to Detroit. In 1836 tbey settled on sectiou 10, Northfield. Here "Pat," as he was familiarly called, grew to manbood and lived continuonsly until foar or flve years ago. Jane 8 1845, he married Mary Dayle and six children were born to thein, three of whom, twn sons and a daugbter, snrvive them. Mrs. Wall (iied Marcb 4, 1876, and about eight years ago he married Mrs. Electa Todd, who snrvives him. Mr, Wall spent the greater part of liis life in agricultural pnrsuits. He was also engaged in the milliug, grain and prodnoe business aud at oue time had a grocery store, on Ann st. He was a man of great natural ability and#waa for several years supervisor of Northfield. He had alio held the offioes of constable and depnty sheriff. Daring the war lie did yeotnnu service as a provost marshal and eulisted hnudreds of citizeus for aotive service. His kindly, great hearted geniality gained hiin the frienship of large uumbers, which his independent spirit only helped to strengthen. His remains were bronght to Ann Arbor at noou Thursday of last week. Tbe funeral services were held Satnrday morning at St. Patrick's chnrch, Northfield, and bis remains were interred iu tbe cemetery belongiug to that cburch.