Ellen Purdy Jones:
Buried: Greenwood Cemetery, Brodhead, Green, WI
daughter of Henry and Naomi Jones.
She was previously married to a Purdy.
(01) Jessie May Derrick:
Cause of Death: typhoid fever
Line 7 Dwelling # 100 Household # 104
F H Derrick age 27 farmer b. NY
Harriet " 29 U Canada
Theodore " 2 WI
Franklin " 1/12 WI
Mary Boslow 53 New Brunswick real estate value $1000
Theodore James Derrick was a soldier in the Civil War. He enlisted 6 February 1865 and was mustered out 18 July, same year. He was enrolled in Company B, 18th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry.
When Theodore and Ellen were first married, they lived on the old Derrick homestead, three miles southwest of Brodhead. Later they lived in Clay County, Kansas and after that moved on to Jolly, Texas. Throughout his life, Theodore Derrick was known by the nickname of "Tid."
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Derrick, F.H. age 46 farmer Real Estate = $15,000 b. NY
Harriet 48 Canada
Theodore 22 farmer WI
Frank 20 in school WI
Mary 17 in school WI
Levi 15 in school WI
Harriet 13 in school WI
Peter 8 in school WI
Lorinda 78 NY
[Jessie May d. 30 Sept. 1884 of typhoid fever, Jessie May died in the room where she was born and from which her grandmother, Harriet Boslow, and great grandmother, Loranda Sheldon Derrick, had been buried.]
Revised: February 19, 2018