born August 8, 1833, in Dayton, Illinois
died September 29, 1904, in Dayton, Illinois
Died at his home in Dayton township, Thursday, September 29th, Isaac Green, one of the old settlers of this county, after a long illness brought about by a severe attack of catarrh of the stomach. Deceased was born in this county August 8, 1833, and had lived in Dayton township, with the exception of one year, which was spent in California, all his life. In 1865 he was married to Miss Mary J. Trumbo, who survives him. To this couple were born five children, four of whom are living. After completing a course in a business college at St. Louis, he became interested in agriculturel [sic] and stock raising.1
ISAAC GREEN DEAD AT DAYTON
At 12:30 o’clock this morning, at his home in Dayton township, Isaac Green, one of the old settlers of this county, passed away after a long illness brought about by a severe attack of catarrh of the stomach. Deceased was born in this county Aug. 8, 1833, and has made his residence in Dayton township, with the exception of one year, which was spent in California, all his life.
In 1865 he was married to Miss Mary J. Trumbo who still survives him. To this couple five children were born, four of whom are still living. Mr. Green received a common school education in this county and then went to St. Louis, where he completed a course in a business college in the year 1858-59. After he completed his course there the remainder of his life and attention was given to agriculture and stock raising, and was in company with his father in this business up to the latter’s death.
For a number of years he was also a member of the firm of J. Green & Co., but took no active part in the business. For a long time he was engaged with his father in breeding short-horn cattle and built up a large business in this industry. For a number of years he served his township as a school director.
Beside his wife, the children who survive him are: Maud, Lyle, Ralph and Mrs. Barbara Master of Minneapolis. The funeral services will be held from the residence in Dayton at 1:30 o’clock Friday afternoon. Interment will take place in the Dayton township cemetery.2
Further information on Isaac Green can be found here.
1. Ottawa, Illinois, The Fair Dealer, Friday, October 7, 1904
2. Ottawa [Illinois] Free Trader, September 30, 1904, p. 6, col. 4