Omro Journal Thursday, August 13, 1885 p. 1 Obituary. Died, at his residence in the town of Rushford, Friday, July 31, Henry Bliss Turner, in the 72nd year of his age.
Mr. Turner was born in Randolph, Vt., in 1813.He moved to Wisconsin in 1847, settling on Honey Creek, in Walworth Co.In 1855 he removed to Rushford, where he has resided every (sic) since.
Mr. Turner was a man of plain speech, sterling honesty, and unwavering straightforwardness in his dealings.He did and said that which he believed to be right, without fear or favor.He had a large circle of acquaintances, and a host of friends. The funeral service, held in the Episcopal Chapel in Rushford, was very largely attended.Mr. Turner leaves a wife, two children and seven grandchildren, to mourn his loss.