- Diphtheria has again broken out in our town. Quarantine flags have been displayed in front of Mrs. De Shazo's and Mr. Wooley's residence.
-- Mr. H. J. Sheffield has commenced breaking ground for a 2 story brick building which he intends to erect near his old stand on Main Street. He will remove his grocery business to his new quarters as the building is completed.
-- Swan and Co. asking for a Liquor license as retail liquor dealers for 3 months commencing April 26 was granted.
-- We learned that our Kaysville Brass Band boys have concluded to reorganize and have selected Mr. Aldos of Ogden as their leader.
-- We have had several changes in the business district lately. Blamires and Sheffield have dissolved their business, Mr. Blamires taking over the old firm; Galbraith and Laycock have sold their interest in the Thistle Steam Mill to Hyrum Stewart, who takes charge on the 16th.
-- It is expected the new Creamery will be open by about May 15th. -- Mrs. George Swan Jr. is recuperating
-- Mr. Robert Bodily, an early settler of this place departed from this life at 1 o'clock yesterday. He was over 76 years of age and until quite lately had been enjoying good health. Recently he was struck with pneumonia. The funeral will be held at the ward meeting house on Sunday April 7th.
PHOTO: Robert Bodily 12-30-1815 to 4-5-1892 Courtesy of Ancestry.
On August 1, 2018 Kristine decided to begin a series of excerpts from the newspaper called These excerpts were taken from articles about local happenings/gossip/announcements etc. It tells a story and gives a feel for Kaysville back in the day.
If you would like to make a monetary donation to the Kaysville Fruit Heights Museum of History & Art you may send it to:
Kaysville Fruit Heights Museum of History & Art (KFHMha)
P.O. Box 201
Kaysville, UT 84037-0201
or VENMO @KFHMha
Please include your name, email or address. We would like to send you a thank you as well as documents you may need for tax purposes.