Dexheimer, Florence Chambers, 1866-1925 / Sketches of Wisconsin pioneer women
Alexander, Lewis M., Mrs.
Frances J. Morrill, pp. 89-94 PDF (1.2 MB)
Isham, Ruth Wales
Asenath Dunlap McKaig, pp. 94-95 PDF (380.0 KB)
7 Mrs. Edwards spent 21 winters in St. Petersburg, during which time she helped build the M. E. Church, which she was very fond of and aided in many other good works. She suffered from the results of a fall in 1921, at her daughter's home at Port Edwards, and after three months at the Hinsdale Sanitarium in Illinois, died November 30, 1921, at the age of ninety-three years. ......................................................... . .., - ASENATH DUNLAP McKAIG Member of Milwaukee Chapter Author-Mrs. Ruth Wales Isham, Elkhorn One hundred and seventeen years have passed away since the close of the Revolutionary war-nearly time enough for three generations to have come and gone. To the younger people of the day, the Revolution seems al- most as ancient as the wars of the Greeks and Romans, yet today, January first, 1901, there are a few people liv- ing whose fathers were among the heroes of that war. Asenath Dunlap was born in Ovid, Seneca county, New York,Dec. 12, 1811. John Dunlap, who came to America, was born in Tyrone county, Ireland, in 1718. Robert, his son, was born in 1757. He married three times. Asenath was a daughter of the second wife; John, son of the first wife came west and was one of the early settlers of Geneva in 1839. Robert Dunlap fought in the Revolution and three of his sons served in the war of 1812. Asenath Dunlap came with her half-brother to Wisconsin in 1839. In 1840 she married Thomas McKaig, a member of the govern- ment surveying party. Mr. McKaig platted the village of Geneva in 1837. Mrs. McKaig states that she can 94
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