Thomas Budd, a veteran of the Civil War, died in his home on West Gambe Street, Caro, Monday, October 7, of dropsy, after almost one year of suffering.
He was born in England, August 14, 1840, and was a farmer all his life coming to this county from Sanilac in 1900. He was a member of the G.A.R. and M.E. Church. His first wife was Thursa Gifford, whom he married October 8, 1865, and they raised three boys and three girls: Waldo and Clarence of this county, and Roy of Clare; Mrs. William Witkovsky, Caro; Mrs. Minnie Bailey, Oregon, and Mrs. Alice Head of Flint. Mrs. Budd died in 1911 and May 1, 1915, he married Mrs. Nancy J. Hamilton, who survives.
His army life was spent as a member of the 103rd Ohio Volunteer in infantry. Rev. A. L. Dells conducted funeral services at the house, Wednesday afternoon.
Tuscola County Advertiser, October 11, 1918
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman