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The Story of Mary Cass Babcock

Mary Cass
BIRTH:23 Aug 1853 - Pennsylvania, USA
DEATH:abt. 1916 - Mukwa, Waupaca, WI
BURIAL:
Mary was married 22 Jun 1870 in Caledonia, Waupaca, WI to:

William Babcock
BIRTH:12 Nov 1849 - Otselic, Chenango, NY
DEATH:19 Dec 1903 - Mukwa, Waupaca, WI
BURIAL:Dec 1903 - Floral Hill Cem, New London, WI
Children of William and Mary Babcock:

Archie (24 May 1872 - 18 Sep 1946)
Mace (Jul 1873 - about 1918)
Myrtle (Nov 1877 - 1944)
Harl (22 Jan 1879 - 03 Oct 1953)
George (06 Apr 1881 - 13 Jul 1946)
Robert (13 Jun 1883 - 29 Nov 1962)
1908 – Mary Cass Babcock and granddaughter, Gladys Babcock

Soon soon after Robert was born, Mary’s husband left the household. We never heard why. She was left to raise the children “in a shack by the river”. When William died in 1903, Mary’s daughter, Myrtle, and son, Harl, were already married. By 1905 she lived on the other side of the Wolf River, in Northport. Tony Cass points out his Aunt Mary’s Northport house in his video. When Mary died, her funeral was in that house, but we don’t know where she was buried. See more about her children in the Babcock stories.

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