William Wait, a farmer near Reynolds, died on Wednesday after falling from his haymow. He had resided in Edgington Twp since 1854. He was born in Washington County, Ohio on 11 March 1821 and was aged 61 years. He leaves a wife and 5 daughters, 3 of whom are married. The funeral was this afternoon.
-- Fri 16 Jun 1882, The Moline Review Dispatch