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Nelson M. Wentworth

Died -- Nelson M., son of Mr. and Mrs. E. H. wentworth, of Galva, Ills., at Lincoln Ills., on april 29, 1888, at the age of 14 years.

Nelson M. Wentworth was born in Galva, Ills., on May 3rd, 1874. He had always had been a great sufferer from epilectic fits, and these were the cause of his death. In 1885 he was taken to Lincoln, Ills., and placed under the care of Dr. W. B. Fishe's care at the State Asylum for feeble-minded children. His vacations were spent at home but he was very unhappy while away, and jailed with delight the time of his return to school. During the past year his health had been much better.

Last October, Mrs. E. H. Wentworth, while in Hageman visiting her parents, was called home to attend the funeral of her mother-in-law. Then on April 21 was again summoned to attend the funeral of her sister, Mrs. Lillian Busse at Hageman, and had only been home 24 hours when once more came the messenger, saying Nelson had passed away. His remains were sent home to Galva, and the funeral took place May 1, at 2 o'clock p. m.

Newspaper: The Tribune
Date of Publication: May 10, 1888
Volume Number: 5
Issue Number: 4
Page: 4
Column(s): 7-8

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                Westchester Tribune

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