Liverpool Advance, April 15, 1896: Northern District Items:
The many friends of Mr Isaac Beals will feel sad to learn of his death which took place, after several weeks of intense suffering, on Thursday, April 2nd at the residence of his son, Edwin B. Beals, Aroostock Co., Maine. Mr Beals, with his family came from Annapolis County, and for twenty years resided at North Brookfield. His christian character and genial disposition won for him many friends. The deceased was a member of the Methodist church. He leaves a wife, three sons and three daughters (the oldest Mrs
George Harlow, of Brookfield), to mourn the loss of a kind and affectionate husband and father. Mr Beals was 80 years of age.