1899-10-18 (aged 85 years)
Mineral Point, Wisconsin
survived the 1878 tornado at Spensley's [HIC]; probably lived on Bend/ West Commerce
Died, on Wednesday night, Oct. 18, Mr. John Addington aged 85 years. Deceased came to America Thirty-two years ago. He settled in Mineral Point, where he resided up to the time of his death. He was an industrious honorable man. He leaves his son to cherish his memory, his wife having died about sixteen years ago. The funeral was held on Friday afternoon at three o’clock. Services were held at the residence of Mrs. George Bottomly. Rev. George Merrifield officiating. Interment in the city cemetery.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Addington were called here last week to attend the funeral of Mr. Addington’s father. They returned on Saturday to their home in Milwaukee where Mr. Addington holds a position with the C.M. and St. P. R’y Company. Iowa County Democrat Oct 26, 1899