May 17th, 1862, John F. Stryker, son of Rev. A. W. and M. M. Stryker, aged seven years, eight months and eleven days.
In Danville Township, on the 15th inst., Charlie Nelson, oldest son of N. M. & Emily F. Ives, aged nine years and four months – of malignant Scarlet Fever. A bright and promising boy, of unusual maturity of mind.
– Published in The Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, May 24, 1862, p. 2