Carlton Halleck Eddy,
the father of Harriett Eddy Mantz, wife of Samuel,
was born in Palmyria, New York, October 8, 1812. Carlton's wife was Katherine
Hutchinson, born in Pittsburgh, PA, June 20, 1822. The mother
of Katherine was Elizabeth Myers. Carlton and Katherine
were married August 22, 1840, and had several children.
Sarah was born November 5, 1843 and married James Ward. They had seven children.
Albert was not married and was a depot agent at Cedar Rapids for some time.
Frank Ward lived in Clinton, Iowa.
Mattie married a Lull and lived in Chicago, IL, and they had two children.
Hattie married a Briggs and lived in Wisconsin.
Sister Nettie died. James Ward was dead and his widow Sarah lived at Clinton.
Nancy was born October 11, 1845 and married Lafe Wagner and moved to Yuma, Colorado. They had four boys and one girl, Ulyssis, Court, William, Richard and Myrtle.
Marie was born October 15, 1847 and married a man named Dococy. They had five children. Marie died in Salmon City, Idaho.
Leander Eddy who entered the Old
Soldiers home from Oskaloosa, Iowa, September 13, 1900, died suddenly Thursday
night at 7:30 in the Old Peoples Building of hemorrhage of the bowels.
Mr. Eddy was discharged from the Home in 1901, but returned this fall. He was born in Knox County, Ohio, on November 26, 1841 and enlisted in Davenport, September, 1861 in Company 'G', 8th Iowa Infantry. He veteranized with his regiment and was discharged April 26, 1886 at Selma, Alabama.
He is survived my his wife, Mrs. Mary A. Eddy, a member of the Soldiers Home, a son Elmer of Oskaloosa, and a daughter, Mrs. Jesse Van Gorp, 532 West Nevada Street, Marshalltown.
The Services were held in the Assembly Hall at 3 o'clock Monday. Burial was in the Home Cemetery.
Leander Eddy, brother of Mrs. S. L. Mantz of Audobon, Iowa , died at the Old Soldiers Home at Marshalltown, Iowa on January 29, 1920, at 7:30 P.M.. Died at the age of 78.
I, Catherine Eddy of Millersburg
in the County of Iowa, and State of Iowa, of the age of seventy-three years
of sound mind and memory do make, publish and declare this, my Last Will and
Testament in the manner following, that is to say:
First, I give and bequeath to my daughter Sarah Ward, one red cow, about 9 years old, and I give and bequeath to William Kanzig, one cow, black and white color.
I give and bequeath to Ulysses S. Wagner three shoats, white color, and the corn in the crib my one half and my one half of corn in the shock.
I give and bequeath Ressie E, Gerrard one black cow, two years old.
Second, I give and devise to my children as follows; First of the proceeds of all my real estate after my just debts and funeral expenses are paid;
I give Five Dollars to my daughter Harriett Mantz. Second, to all the balance of my children and grandchildren as stated below, share and share alike.
Leander Eddy, Sarah Ward, Nancy J. Wagner, Hannah Maria Decoy, Jane Mary Wagner, and Ida Kanzig, granddaughter and Ulysses S. Wagner, grandson, real estate consisting of thirty- five acres in Section 8, Township 78, Range 11 West of the 5th P.M. And lastly, I do hereby nominate and appoint Charles Seaton to be Executor of this my Last Will and Testament, hereby revoking all former Wills by me made and I do hereby direct that my Executor shall not be obliged to give security as such.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 25th day of November, 1895.
The above instrument consisting
of one sheet was at date thereof signed, sealed published and declared by
the said Catherine Eddy as and for her last Will and Testament in the presence
of us who at her request and in n her presence and in the presence of each
other have subscribed our names as Witnesses thereto: The above instrument
consisting of one sheet was at the date declared to us by the said Catherine
Eddy the testator therein mentioned to be her last Will and Testament and
at the same time acknowledged to us and each of us that she had signed and
sealed the same and we therefore at her request and in her presence and in
the presence of each other signed our names hereto as attesting Witnesses
J. H. Goodman..........Millersburg, Iowa County, IA
L. A. Wilson .............Millersburg, Iowa County, IA
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