News from Wisconsin Death Trip 1893, Glidden Wisconsin
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    Gypsyheart~ Queen of Rust

    Nov 2005
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    News from Wisconsin Death Trip 1893, Glidden Wisconsin

    News from Wisconsin Death Trip 1893

    Searchers from Glidden, Ashland County, have thoroughly gone over the premises of James Beckey, the hermit, who was found dead in his hut. . . . but no money has been found excepting 15 cents. It is generally understood that Beckey had hidden about $50,000 in government bonds. . . . He was a formerly wealthy man, living near Eau Claire. His wife left him 10 years ago and after that time Beckey became morose ad solitary. He built a hut near Glidden and had lived the life of a hermit up to the time of his death.
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