Mr. Ethan P. Sawin died at his home on S. Madison Street, Saturday, April 18, 1903, after a lingering illness.
The deceased was born in New York, Sept. 10, 1824: with his father and one brother and one sister, he left New York Feb. 19, 1846, coming to this state, and the following September located near Brooklyn. He was married to Lucina Tupper, and after marriage located on a farm of his own near the old homestead. He continued to reside there until he moved to this city about 20 years ago. he was one of the most industrious and successful farmers in this section, and by his honest dealings with his fellow-men, made a host of friends who sympathize with the family in their deep affliction. He leaves a wife and two sons, Albert M., a professor at Brooklyn, N. Y., and Charles who still remains at home.
The funeral services were held at the late home Tuesday afternoon, Rev. Mrs. Edna Pierce of Wonewoc, officiating.
April 25, 1903, The Badger, p. 1, col. 5, Evansville, Wisconsin
Ethan P. Sawin died at his homein this city Saturday morning, April 18, 1879.
The deceased was the last of the Sawin brothers, so well known in this section of the country, to go to his final resting place. A sturdy pioneer of Wisconsin, and an estimable citizen; one whose friendship was a pleasure to have and keep. Like all the early settlers he kept pace with the progress of the times and was ready to go when the summons came. He leaves a wife, two sons, one Charles E., living at home, and Albert M. a resident of Brooklyn, N. Y., to feel keenly the loss of a doting husband and a kind father.
Funeral services were held at the residence Tuesday morning. Mrs. Etta Pierce of Wonnewoc officiating.
April 23, 1903, Evansville Review, Evansville, Wisconsin