Campbellsport News, October 7, 1915


  Mrs. Nancy H. Yancy, age 87, a pioneer resident of Fond du Lac county, died at 2:50 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at the residence of her grand-daughter, Mrs. H. L. Sweet, 136 West Arndt street, after an illness of six weeks duration.
   Mrs. Yancy was born January 28, 1828, at Lowville, N. Y. and came here in 1843. She was married to Christian Yancy shortly after coming west.
   They resided on a farm now owned by Yankow Bros. until 1890 when they moved to Fond du Lac.
   The deceased is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Platt Durand of Campbellsport, Mrs. Isaac Dyer of Fond du Lac, Mrs. J. A. Crowley of Seattle, Wash., and Mrs. Emma Shattuck of Oshkosh; and two sons, George W. of Seattle Wash., and Haskell of Larson, Wis.
   The funeral was held at 12:30 o'clock today from the residence at Fond du Lac. The remains were brought here over the Northwestern line and interred in the Union cemetery.

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