Joseph Charles Crampton
Joseph Charles Crampton was born November 22, 1848 at Roscrea, Ireland and passed away October 12, 1937 aged 88 years, 10 months, 20 days.
He was the youngest son of Robert and Anna Crampton. His three brothers and three sisters preceeded him in death.
Joseph Charles Crampton came to this country at the age of three, with his parents, he later moved from Brooklyn to Rock Island, Ill.
He was married to Kathleen Fitzgerald on June 2, 1881; to this union were born three sons: Harold Sumner, Charles William and Thomas Cecil and one daughter Mary Gaudreault.
His wife passed away on Jan. 7, 1923, and one son, Charles William, passed away three months ago. The others survive him.
Mr. Crampton came to Farnam, Nebraska in the year 1891, where he lived on his farm, west of town, until 18 years ago, when he and his wife moved to the town home where he has lived since.
He was a man of sterling character and a kind and loving father.
He was baptized, when an infant, in the Protestant Episcopal Church.
The Farnam Echo, 21 Oct 1937, page 1
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