John J. Hartsough was born at Ovid Seneca county N Y. May 17, 1829 and died at Wayne Wis., July 3, 1903, aged 74 years.
Deceased came west to Illinois in 1850 and was married at Oneco Ill., to Sarah Sheckler May 2, 1852. He came with his family to Wayne in 1864 and has resided here continuously since. Besides his aged wife there survive him two sons, George W. and John W. and one daughter, Mrs. Emma thorpe all of whom reside in Wayne. Mr. Hartsough was well and favourably known. the funeral service was held in St. Paul's Evengelical church in the town of Wayne, Rev. J. A. Neil, pastor of the South Wayne M. E. church, officiating. A large number of friends and neighbors followed the remains to their last resting place in the Eastman cemetery.
Darlington Democrat (LaFayette County, WI) 9 July 1903 Thursday Vol 5 No. 44. Submitted by: Lady KK on 11 Nov. 2001