Christopher DAY
Thomas DAY


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Tamson J. OPIE

Thomas DAY

  • Born: 3 Aug 1860, Mineral Point, Iowa, WI, USA 2 3
  • Married: 2 May 1886, Dodgeville, Iowa, WI, USA 1
  • Died: 7 Jan 1925, Janesville, Rock Co., WI, USA 2

   Research Notes:

Occupation (1900): shoe maker


Thomas Day, who was born at Mineral Point, Wis, Aug. 3rd, 1860, died at Janesville, Jan. 7, 1925, his age being at the time of his death, 64years, 5 months and 4 days.
He leaves to mourn his death, three sons of Janesville, Stanley, Homer and Wilmer. Also, three sisters and two brothers, Mrs. Nelson Peebles of Mineral Point; Mrs. George Stevenson of Beloit; and Mrs. Otto [Alice] Kliebenstein [Alice]of Milwaukee; John of Mineral Point and Francis of Milwaukee.
Fifty years of his life was spent at his shoe making trade. He was a skilled working and where ever employed was appreciated to the extent of once tried always desired.
The funeral took place in this city at the home of Mrs. Peebles, Saturday afternoon at 2:30 Services conducted by Rev. Kirkbirde at the Episcopal Church.
w/Card of Thanks, Signed Brothers and Sisters.
[THE TRIBUNE, Mineral Point, WI, p. 2, col. 1]

THOMAS DAY - Mr. Thomas Day was born at Mineral Point, Wis., August 3, 1860 and passed away on Wednesday, January 7, 1925 at Janesville, Wis. His age at the time of his death was 64 years, and 5 months. He leaves to mourn his loss, three sons namely, Stanley, Homer and Wilmer. Also three sisters and two brothers, Mrs. Nelson Peebles of this city, Mrs. George Stevenson of Beloit, Mrs. Oto Kliebenstein of Milwaukee, John Day of this city and Francis Day of Milwaukee. Fifty years of his life was spent at the shoe making trace. This long service at this trade proved that this man was a great benefit to the public.
The funeral service was held at the home of Mrs. N. Peebles on Saturday afternoon at 2:30 p.m., Rev. R.G. Kirkbride officiating. Interment was made in Graceland.
[THE DEMOCRAT, Mineral Point, WI, p. 1] 2

   Marriage Information:

Thomas married Tamson J. OPIE, daughter of John OPIE and Sarah Ann BAWDEN, on 2 May 1886 in Dodgeville, Iowa, WI, USA 1. (Tamson J. OPIE was born in Jun 1868 in Central Mine, Keweenaw, MI, USA 4.)

   Marriage Notes:

Thomas Day, born in Mineral Point, Iowa, Wi., son of Christopher Day & Alice Blair, and
Tammie Opie, born in Central Mine, Mi., daughter of John Opie & Sarah Ann Bowden


1 Wisconsin, Marriages, 1836-1930, Batch # M02588-0.

2 FindAGrave,

3 Compiler, 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Aug 1860).

4 Ibid, 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Jun 1868).

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