The following text is adapted from a copy of a newspaper clipping found at the Gurnsey Memorial Library in Norwich, New York.
At his home on Hayes St., Saturday evening, Mr. Daniel Wagner, the well known artist, died at the age of 86 years (1888). He never recovered from a shock of paralysis suffered about two weeks prior, and was too feeble to rally after lingering until Saturday
"He was born at Layden Mass. April 14 th, 1802 and moved to this town with his parents in the fall of 1805. At sixteen years of age he was a well grown youth, five feet ten inches high a well proportioned and could out work, out run or out jump any one of his age. In those days, farmers had all their own grain ground at the mills near by,
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