1910 United States Federal Census
Home in 1910: Morrison, Brown, Wisconsin
John Sullivan, head, age 35, 1st marriage, married 1 year, born about 1875 Wisconsin, father born Rhode Island, mother born Connecticut
Elizabeth Sullivan, wife, age 29, 1st marriage, married 1 year, 0 children, 0 living, born about 1881 Wisconsin, father born Wisconsin, mother born Ohio
Manitowoc Herald Times | Manitowoc, Wisconsin | Friday, May 26, 1933 | Page 6
AGED RESIDENT OF COUNTY DIES
Patrick O'Brien Expires In Maple Grove Thursday
Patrick O'Brien, 81, a resident of Maple Grove since a child, died Thursday evening at the John Sullivan homestead in the town. The deceased never married and has made his home In late years at the Sullivan farm.
Mr. O'Brien was born in Dayton, Ohio, in 1852 and came to Wlsconsin wlth his parents when a child. They located in this county where the deceased continued to reside. Three sisters, Mrs. Patrick Fox and Mrs. John Guhin (Guhln?) of Reedsville, and Mrs Bridget Noonan of Waden, N. Y., and a brother, G. W. O'Brien of Portland, Ore., survive. The youngest survivor is 78 years of age and the oldest 86 years.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 9:30 a. m. from the St. Patrick's church in Maple Grove, with interment in the adjoining cemetery.
Manitowoc Herald-Times | Manitowoc, Wisconsin | Tuesday, May 06, 1952 | Page 1
County's Oldest Resident Dead
Mrs. Winifred Fox of Maple Grove Was 105
Mrs. Wiifred Fox, 105. of Maple Grove, Manitowoc County's oldest resident died Tuesday morning at St. Mary Hospital in Green Bay.
The aged woman, whose birth dates back to 1847, had been residing with her only daughter, Mrs. John Sullivan, of route 1, Reedsville, who took over the Fox homestead.
The county's oldest resident was the central figure in a special Mother's Day program May 13, 1950, when her birthday and Mothers Day was made the occasion for a double celebration at the Maple Grove home.
Funeral services will be held at 9 15 a. m. Thursday at the Watt Funeral Home in Maple Grove and at 9:30 at St Patrick Catholic Church, Maple Grove, the Rev. Frank Schoettl will officiate and burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Fox was born in Dayton, Ohio, in 1847 and a year later her parents moved to Manitowoc County. Here they settled In a wilderness that is now the Sullivan farm on Highway 32, three miles north of Reedsviile. She was married to Patrick Fox, a lumberjack, in 1876 and she followed her husband in his labors in the north woods. They returned to Maple Grove 52 years ago. Mr. Fox died about 32 years later and Mr. and Mrs. Sullivan took over the farm.
Mrs. Fox was a charter member of the St. Patrick Altar society.
Survivors are the daughter, Mrs. John Sullivan of Maple Grove, three grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
Friends may call at the Watt Funeral Home, where the rosary will be recited by the Altar Society at 7:30 p. m. Tuesday. There will also be a rosary at 8 p. m. Tuesday and 8 p. m. Wednesday.
Manitowoc Herald-Times | Manitowoc, Wisconsin | Friday, May 09, 1952 | Page 18
FOX--We take this means of expressing our sincere thanks to our many relatives, neighbors and friends for their kindnesses and expressions of sympathy during our recent bereavement, the loss of our beloved mother and grandmother. Mrs. Winifred Fox. We are especially grateful to Father Frank Schoettl, the Altar Society of St. Patrick's of Maple Grove, the pallbearers, donors of cars and flowers, spiritual bouquets and to all others who contributed to lightening of our burden of sorrow.
Daughter, Mrs. John Sullivan and Grandchildren.