| Etta Bradford was born April 18, 1861 in Westford Township, Randolph, Dodge County, Wisconsin, and died August 02, 1924 in Randolph, Dodge County, Wisconsin. She married
Robert James Westover February 22, 1878 in Methodist Episopel Church, Randolph, Dodge County, Wisconsin. He was born October 15, 1855 in St. Catherine, Canada, and died March 06, 1931 in Randolph, Wisconsin.
Children of Etta Bradford and Robert Westover are:
Susan ( Susie) Elizabeth Westover, born November 18, 1879 in Fox Lake, Dodge County, Wisconsin; died 1914 in Randolph, Columbia County, Wisconsin. She married Julius N. Derby December 25, 1899 in Methodist Episopel Church, Randolph, Dodge County, Wisconsin; born April 29, 1857 in Plainfield, Illinios; died 1935 in Randolph, Columbia County, Wisconsin.
Lucy Agnes Westover, born October 24, 1880 in Buffalo Lake,Minnesota; died September 19, 1946 in Randolph, Columbia County, Wisconsin.
Mabel Anne Westover, born October 27, 1882 in Fox Lake, Dodge County, Wisconsin; died August 16, 1954 in Randolph, Columbia County, Wisconsin.
George Issac Westover, born September 09, 1884 in Buffalo Lake, Renville County, Minnesota; died January 10, 1962 in Markesan, Green Lake County, Wisconsin.
Robert Adolphuas Westover, born January 09, 1886 in Buffalo Lake, Renville County, Minnesota; died May 21, 1967 in Divine Savior Hospital, Portage, Columbia County, Wisconsin.
Elsie Belle Westover, born January 31, 1889 in Buffalo Lake, Renville County, Minnesota; died April 24, 1988 in Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin.
Claudia Loreeta Westover, born April 11, 1891 in Buffalo Lake, Renville County, Minnesota; died May 1891 in Buffalo Lake, Renville County, Minnesota.
Maude Grace Westover, born April 11, 1891 in Buffalo Lake, Renville County, Minnesota; died July 11, 1969 in University Hospital, Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin.
Clara Mae Westover, born November 28, 1893 in Fox Lake, Dodge County, Wisconsin; died July 09, 1961 in Randolph, Columbia County, Wisconsin.
|Notes for Etta Bradford:|
|The Randolph Advance-Aug. 7, 1924;
Etta Bradford, daughter of George and Eliza Bradford was born April 13th 1860 in the town of Westford, Wisconsin. On February 22nd, 1878 she was united in marriage to Robert Westover and to this union nine children were born, seven of whom are living.Shortly after their marriage they moved to Buffalo Lake, Minn, where they lived for about thirteen years after which time they returned to Wisconsin and lived in the vicinity of Fox Lake and Randolph ever since.She is survived by her husband, five daughters and two sons; Mrs. Herman Smith of Randolph, Mrs. George Waala of Wild Rose, George of Markesan, Mrs. Edward Maloney of Madison, Mrs. Sjouke Dykstra of Fall River, Mrs. Owen Griffith of Humbird. Two children preceded her in death, Mrs. J. W. Derby who passed away in 1914 and Claudia who died in infancy. Her loss is also mourned by twenty-four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, three sisters, Mrs. Anna Marden and Mrs. Elizabeth Bryant of Randolph and Mrs. Mary Williams of Minneapolis and one brother Thos Bradford of Buffalo Lake, Minn., and by a vary large circles of relatives and friends.Mrs. Westover passed away Saturday morning, August 1st at 9 o'clock after an illness of about two months during which time she suffered great pain with singular patience
|Notes for Robert James Westover:|
|The Randolph Advanve-March 12, 1931;
Robert James Westover, youngest son of Isaac and Susan Westover, was born in St. Catherine, Canada, October 15, 1855, and passed to his eternal reward Friday morning at 12:30 o'clock March 6, 1931. At the age of eleven years he moved to Wisconsin with his parents and Settled in the town of Mackford, Green Lake county. He was untied in marriage to Etta Bradford of Westford, February 22, 1878. To this union nine children were born, two of whom preceded the parents in death. Mrs. J. N. Derby who passed away in 1914 and Claudia, who died in infancy.Shortly after their marriage Mr. and Mrs. Westover moved to Buffalo Lake, Minnesota, where they lived for about thirteen years, after which they moved back to Wisconsin and have lived in the vicinity of Fox Lake and Randolph to the close of life. For the past thirty-two years Mr. Westover has lived in Randolph. His wife preceded him in death August 2, 1924 and since that time he has made his home with his daughters, Mrs. H. C. Smith and Mrs. O. J. Griffith.Mr. Westover is survived by five daughters and two sons; Mrs. Herman Smith of Randolph, Mrs. Frank Yagler of Wild Rose, George of Markesan, Robert of Randolph, Mrs. Edward Maloney of Madison, Mrs. Sjouke Dykstra of Randolph and Mrs. O.J. Griffith of Randolph. His loss is also mourned by twenty-seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, and a host of more distance relatives and friends, including two nephews, Sumner and Bruce Rogers.About five weeks ago Mr. Westover was taken seriously ill at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Maloney of Madison, and after a few days was moved to the hospital to receive the best medical treatment possible. HHe seemed to realize that his end was approaching and longed to get back to his home town of Randolph. The children took an ambulance and moved him back to his home with his youngest daughter, Mrs. O.J. Grittith where loving hands did all that children could do for a parent, but after the short sickness death entered and removed the father to his Eternal Home.During his long reidence in Randolph Mr. Westover has made a host of friends who honored him for his honestly and upright moral life. He was always of a genial nature and cared for the duties of life in an industrious fashion. For the past sixteen years he been sexton of the Randolph Cemetery and has kept everything in fine condition and has been kind and efficent to the hundreds of sorrowing people with whom he been associated. It will be difficult to find efficient and obliging a sexton to succeed him. Among the men of town he was greeted in the very friendly fashion. "Good morning, Dad". He will be missed on our streets and at the cemetery as well as in his family.
Now the ladorer's task is o'er
Now the suffering all is past
Now upon the father where shore
Lands upon voyager at last
Father, in Thy precious keeping Leave we now Thy servant sleeping.The Ladies Aid Society of the First Congregational church of Randolph served dinner in the parlors of the church Sunday noon to the family and relatives who were here for the funeral. Services were held from the home of Mr. and Mrs. O.J. Grittith at 1:30 and at 2 o'clock from the Congregational church Sunday afternoon, Rev. Daniel Woodward officiating, with interment in the Randolph cemetery.. Grandsons were pallbearers. Mr. and Mrs. Lester Smith and Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Downes sang, three very appropriate selections as a quartet, accompanied at the pipe organ by Miss Lulu Smith. The church was filled to its extreme capacity at the services. - D. Woodward, Pastor.
Obituary states he was the youngest son Isaac and Susan Westover. Also started in obituary, he is survived by two newphews, Bruce and Sumner Rogers.Robert came to Wisconsin at the age of 11 with family and settled in town of Mackford, Green Lake County. Moved to Buffalo Lake, Rennville County, Minnesota with wife and children. Margaret Croft, granddaughter had been told the mone to MN was to help Robert's parents. They lived there from about 1881 to 1893. The family moved back to Fox Lake/Randolph, Wisconsin to care for Etta's parents. According to Margaret the older children remembered coming back in a covered wagon with a cow walking behind. For a period of time they managed a hotel just north of Randolph, Bonnie Meade.