Dexheimer, Florence Chambers, 1866-1925 / Sketches of Wisconsin pioneer women
Husting, B. J.
Mary Magdelene Juneau Husting, pp. 138-142 PDF (1.0 MB)
Kent, Antoinette Cowles
Mrs. Cordelia A. Perrine Harvey, pp. 142-144 PDF (606.6 KB)
To Mrs. Jean Pierre Husting, Mayville, Wis., 1818- 1918. From the Solomon Juneau Centennial Committee. Harry R. King, Chairman; Henry Bleyer, Secretary, Al- vin P. Kletsch, Joseph C. Grieb, Otto J. Schoeneber, John H. Manschot, John J. Gregory. (Inscribed by William George Bruce). A final tribute to this mother was paid by one of her sons, who said: "There are thousands, countless beauti- ful memories of our dear Mother that would grace the story of her life, but they are too precious to print. We think she was the best Mother that ever lived; we are certain there was never a better Mother to any son." MRS. CORDELIA A. PERRINE HARVEY - Author-Antoinette Cowles Kent Beloit U. ......... . Early home, Kenosha. Marries Louis P. Harvey in 1845. Moved to Clinton Junction; thence they removed to Shopiere in Rock County. There they remained until 1859, when Mr. Harvey becaxme Secretary of State, ne- cessitating their removal to Madison. His wife on the day of the firing of Fort Sumpter was interested in the soldiers. To each of the Harvey Company she gave a Testament and a Bible. She gave all her time to helping the soldiers. At Savannah, Tennesee, where he had been caring for sick and wounded soldiers, he was drowned while passing from one boat to another. This event fixed in Mrs. Harvey's mind the purpose to carry on the work he had left undone. Mrs. Harvey had unusual tact and charming manners. Her ministrations were such as to give her the title, "Wisconsin Angel." In the early fall of 1862 she went to St. Louis as e sanitary agent. Here she spent many weeks visiting 142
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