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Violet, Frances Emma (Baptist)
  • Violet - Mrs. Frances E. Violet, wife of Dr. M.G. Violet, died at her home on Broadway Sunday, September 25, after an illness which dates back to last October. She was 30 years of age and had resided here seven years, during which time she had won many warm friends. Her disease was until recently thought to be tuberculosis but is now decided to have been cancer. She leaves a husband and one daughter, Vancella. Mrs. Violet's maiden name was Baptist and she was born at Little Sturgeon, Door county, this state. Her early life was passed at that place and at Ponsaukee and Green Bay. She was married at the early age of 16 in Green Bay, and continued to reside there for a time. Later, Dr. and Mrs. Violet moved to Abrams, Wis., where the doctor first began the practice of his profession. Seven years ago they removed to this city. Mrs. Violet's parents are living and she has five brothers, all of whom are in New Orleans at the present time and detained by quarantine. Her only sister, Mrs. William Casson of Marinette, has been with the stricken family here for several days. Funeral services were private and were held at the residence Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev. J.G. Bine officiating. Interment was in Prairie Home cemetery.
  • Citation: Waukesha Freeman; Waukesha, WI - September 30, 1897 - pg 1
  • Find-A-Grave:  Frances Emma (Baptist) Violet
  • Parents: William S. Baptist & Margaret Hurlburt

Watson, Sarah Esther (Tuck Baptist) - 2 obituaries
  • Headline: Old Resident Dead -Mrs. Sarah Watson, Sister of First White Child Born Here, Died Wednesday
  • Mrs. Sarah Watson, sister of the first white child born in this city, died at the Egeland hospital Wednesday from a complication of diseases. She was born in the town of Nasewaupee October 17, 1859, and was the daughter of the late William Tuck. She made her home in this city and county nearly all her life and as she followed the occupation of nurse was well known among many citizens. Surviving are four sons: Frank Baptist, of Beloit; Bert and Liphlet Baptist and Carl Watson, of Sawyer, also one brother, John Tuck, of Beloit, and one sister, Esther Tuck, of Chicago. The funeral will be held from the Friends church in Sawyer Sunday afternoon at 1:30, Rev. Rhodes officiating.
  • Citation: Door County Advocate; Door, WI - December 15, 1922 - pg 1

  • Headline: Death Claims Sarah Watson
  • Mrs. Sarah Watson died at the Egeland hospital on the east side on Wednesday afternoon of last week, December 13th, after a short illness. Mrs. Watson was one of the early settlers in these parts, having lived in this county all her life, being born in the town of Nasewaupee on October 17, 1859. She was the daughter of William Tuck, one of the pioneers of the county. She is survived by four sons, namely, Frank Baptist and Carl Watson of this place. Also a brother, John Tuck of Beloit, and sister Esther Tuck of Chicago, all of whom were in attendance at the funeral, together with her grand-son Bertram Baptist. The last rites were held at the Friends church on Sunday afternoon, Rev. Rhodes officiating. Mrs. Watson survived her sister, Mrs. Harriet Tuck Scott of Neenah, only a couple of weeks.
  • Citation: Door County News; Door, WI - December 21, 1922 - pg 2
  • Find-A-Grave: Sarah Esther (Tuck) (Baptist) Watson
  • 1st Husband: Arnold Fir Baptist  (2nd Husband - William Watson)