On Tuesday Mrs. Robert
Silverthorne [sic] received a telegram from Tawas,
Michigan, that her sister, Mrs. Alonzo Cox of that place was very
She left on the midnight
train to see her but on arriving at her destination learned that
Mrs. Cox had died the previous evening.
Her remains were brought
here by her family and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Forse on Thursday.
The funeral services were
held on Friday,
9 Feb 1900 , by Rev. R. H. Bell at the residence of Mr. and Mrs.
Robert Silverthorne [sic] and were largely attended by
relatives and friends and former acquaintances of the deceased.
Mrs. Cox, nee Chloe
Winegarden, lived at Teeterville and Scotland before her marriage
to Mr. Cox about 20 years ago when she removed to Tawas. She was
44 years of age, and leaves a husband, son, two daughters and a
number of sisters and brothers to mourn her loss.
The interment took place
at the Teeterville Cemetery.
Mr. Cox and Mr. and Mrs.
Silverthorne [sic] desire to extend their thanks to those
kind friends and neighbors who rendered them assistance in this,
their time of bereavement.