Express, Merced, CA Friday July 16, 1897
Mr. Lyman HASKELL, a pioneer of this state, died at his home on Dry Creek, on the 10th instant at the age of 81 years. The deceased has been a citizen of Merced and Tuolumne counties since 1856.
He leaves a widow, four sons and a daughter to mourn his death.
He was a good citizen and leaves a large circle of friends who regret his death.
Transcribed by: Alma Stone