Rome Citizen Death Notices in 1884

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From ROMAN CITIZEN newspaper, Rome, Oneida County, New York, Friday, March 7, 1884

BUELL - At North Bay, New York, February 23, 1884, JOHN BUELL, aged 62 years.

OWENS - In Taberg, New York, February 24, 1884, ELIZABETH OWENS,  mother of J.P. Owens, aged 81 years.

SNOW - At McConnellsville, New York, February 21, 1884, NELLIE, wife of Freeman Snow, aged 22 years.

HILL - At Ashton New Town, near Birmingham, England, November 6, 1883, of heart disease,
Mrs. ELIZABETH HILL, aged 44 years.  Mrs. Hill was a sister of George Batchelor, of Rome, New York.

HAWKINS - In Boonville, New York, February 25, 1884, Mrs. CLARISSA HAWKINS, aged 87 years, 5 months and 12 days

SCOUTEN - In Forestport, New York, February 26, 1884, LUCY E. SCOUTEN, aged 31 years.

SNOW - In Boonville, New York, February 25, 1884, Mrs. MARTHA B. SNOW, aged 65 years and 6 months.

BRITT - In Whitesboro, New York, March 1, 1884, GEORGE, youngest child of William and Alice Britt, aged 3 years and 4 months.

POLLARD - In Rome, New York, March 4, 1884, EUNICE POLLARD, wife of the late Harvey Pollard, aged 80 years.  She leaves three children -- Albert B. Pollard and Mrs. Francis Wright, of Rome, NY, and Charles S. Pollard, of Windsor, Missouri.

STONE - In Taberg, New York, ISAAC W.  STONE died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Abner Brainard, February 29, 1884, at the advanced age of 90 years.

BAMBER - Lee Center, New York, February 29, 1884, ALEXANDER BAMBER (obit follows)

Lee Center Items.
Alexander Bamber, of the Valley, died Friday, February 29, 1884, after several weeks of suffering from paralysis.  He received the first shock some five or six weeks ago, which confined him to his bed.  On the forenoon of his death he received another, from which he never rallied, passing away  a few hours thereafter.   Deceased was in his 48th year, and leaves two sisters, Lucy Ann and Mary Jane Bamber, to mourn Mr. Bamber was a son of the late Eliza J. Bamber, who died February 1, 1884, at the advanced age of 77 years, by whose death, it may be said, the last of the Davidson family has virtually passed away -- she having been a sister of the late Andrew, Alexander and Lucy Ann Davidson.  The fact that Mrs. Bamber died on the first day of the month and her son on the last day, recalls the instance of the deaths of Andrew and Lucy Ann Davidson, whose deaths occurred in June 1878, Mr. Davidson breathing his last the first day of the month and his sister the last day, and both in the same room.  Mr. Bamber's funeral was held from the house at 1 pm Monday, Rev. J. W. Simpson officating.  The remains were interred in the Valley cemetery.

NICHOLS - West Vienna, New York, Mrs. NICHOLS, a widow who lived about two miles north of here, died February 28, 1884.  Her age was about 87 years..

GREEN - HENRY GREEN, a brother of Mrs. L.K. Knapp of Rome, New York, was drowned on February 27, 1884 in New York bay.  He was a deck hand on the tugboat GLEN ISLAND, which was run down and struck by the Cunard steamer CEPHALONIA.

HALL - L.M. Hall, of Rome, New York, received tiddings on March 5, 1884 of the death of his brother, H. W. HALL, in Detroit, Michigan.

PLATO - North Western, New York, March 6, 1884, I.T. PLATO (obit follows)

Died of Apoplexy.
I.T. Plato, of North Western, was stricken with apoplexy while on his way to Rome in his cutter on Wednesday, March 5, 1884.  D. W. Freeman, also of Western, overtook him and found him lying helpless in the bottom of his cutter.  He was sufficiently conscious to beg that Mr. Freeman would not leave him.  The latter led the horse along till they were overtaken by James O. Waldo and his daughter, also of North Western, when Mr. Waldo left his daughter to drive his team while he got in with Mr. Plato and drove his horse to Rome. He was taken to the National Hotel, where he was attended by Drs. C.C. Reid and W.E. Millington.  He lingered till two o'clock yesterday afternoon, when he died.  He was about 60 years of age, and leaves a wife, two daughters and a son.  He has resided in Western many years, formerly keeping a hotel there, but later being engaged in the grocery and saloon business.



From ROMAN CITIZEN newspaper, Rome, Oneida County, New York, Friday March 14, 1884

DEE - In Rome, New York, March 10, 1884, EDWARD DEE, aged 87 years.

KLINE - In Rome, New York, March 10, 1884, of consumption, PETER J. KLINE, in his 24th year.

KEENEY - Entered into rest March 10, 1884, at Rome, New York, CLARA M. THATCHER, wife of
Albert B. Keeney, aged 34 years, 7 months and 12 days. (obit follows)

Death of Mrs. A.B. Keeney
Mrs. Clara M. Keeney, wife of Albert B. Keeney, died last Monday morning at her residence on
Huntington street in this city.  She had been an invalid for a year past, the result of a severe cold which
terminated in consumption.  Everything was done for her which love could prompt or money obtain, but
nothing could stay the insidious advances of the destroyer.  Last summer her friends took her to the
North Woods and spent some weeks with her, hoping the change of air and scene might help her,
but the apparent relief was illusary.  She continued to fail after her return, until her death as above stated. She was in the 35th year of her age, and was a daughter of Robert J. Thatcher, of this city.  Besides her bereaved husband, she leaves three little children -- girls four and seven years old, and a boy of two, who with her sorrowing parents, brother and sisters, have the earnest   sympany of our community.  Funeral services were held at her late residence yesterday afternoon.

ANDREWS - At Higginsville, March 7, 1884, JOSIAH ANDREWS, aged 64 years. (obit follows)

New London Items.
Josiah Andrews, one of the oldest and highly esteemed residents of Higginsville, died suddenly at his
home last Friday evening.  He caught a severe cold, terminating in dropsy of the heart and chest.  He had been a resident of the town over half a century, and had held the office of Town Clerk for the past 23 years. On Tuesday, the 4th inst., he was re-elected Town Clerk, his name being on both the Republican and Democratic tickets. He was a prominent citizen, holding many responsible positions of honor and trust. To Higginsville and vicinity his loss will be irreparable.  The funeral was held at his home at 2pm on Monday, the 10th inst.

SEXTON - In Rome, New York, March 6, 1884, Mrs. MARY SEXTON, wife of Patrick Sexton, aged 55 years.

WATERBURY - At the residence of her parents in Oriskany, New York, Thursday, March 6, 1884,
MARY LOUISE, only daughter of J.E. and Ella F. Waterbury, aged 5 months and 3 days.

WATERBURY - At Forestport, New York, Tuesday March 4, 1884, ANN E. WATERBURY, relict of the late Stephen N. Waterbury, aged 75 years, 3 months and 12 days.

DIX - In Oriskany Falls, New York, March 4, 1884, JULIA, wife of J. A. Dix, aged 36 years.

HELD - In Vienna, New York, March 3, 1884, MARIA A. HELD, aged 80 years.

WILSON - At his residence in Whitestown, New York, March 12, 1884, HENRY W. WILSON, aged
74 years and 10 months.

SMITH - SHUBEL SMITH, an old resident of Rome, New York, died at Walworth, Wayne county, last Friday, February 29, 1884, aged 77 years.

PARKER - Miss ELECTA PARKER died at Deansville, New York, March 6, 1884.  Had she lived until the 4th of April her earthly pilgrimage would have numbered 84 years.  The funeral services were held at the residence of her nephew S.J. Skinner, of Stacy's Basin.  Rev. M. Wells delivered the funeral sermon, after which the remains were interred in the Rathbunville cemetery.

LITTLE - Mrs. JAMES LITTLE, who lived about two miles north of West Vienna, New York, died
March 7, 1884, in the evening.  She had been sick for a long time.

KING - Mrs. J. KING was taken sick Monday morning and died Monday evening, March 10, 1884.
She died of typhoid pneumonia.

YOUNG -  On March 8, 1884, after a long and painful illness, MATTIE E. YOUNG passed from earth.  She was a graduate of Whitestown Seminary, class of '78, and a member of the B.D. society.  She was also a consistent member of the Presbyterian Church and Sunday School of Verona, New York, where she died.

CORNISH - Mrs. CHARLOTTE CORNISH, March 7, 1884, Taberg, New York, aged 88 years.  The funeral was largely attended from the M.E. Church and the remains were taken to Lee Center Cemetery for interment.

In Memoriam.
Mrs. Charlotte W. Cornish, widow of the late Josiah Cornish, who preceded her by about twenty years, died at the residence of her son-in-law, C. B. Utley, in Taberg, New York, March 7, 1884, aged 88 years.  She was the last of her father's long-lived family.  A sister of hers saw 93 years and a brother 95.  She was born in Duxbury, Mass., December 10, 1795.  At twenty she was married to Mr. Cornish, and with him settled in Plymouth, Mass., where they resided twenty years, and where her family of three sons and three daughters were born.  About 1835 the family came to Lee, New York, from whence the children, in time, married.  Later the parents removed to Taberg.

BECKWITH - SAMUEL BEACH BECKWITH died at his home near Taberg, New York, March 9, 1884. He was  66 years old, and had lived all his life in this vicinity.  Black erysipelas was the immediate cause of his death.  His funeral was at the Baptist Church, and the remains were buried in the old cemetery.

CRAVER - Mrs. CAROLINE CRAVER, died at the residence of her son, F. E. Craver, of Point Rock, New York, on March 6, 1884.  Her remains were taken to Knoxboro, New York for interment.



From ROMAN CITIZEN newspaper, Rome, Oneida County, New York, Friday March 21, 1884

McARTHY - Mr. and Mrs. A. McArthy mourn the loss of their infant daughter, which died March 16, 1884.

VAN BUSKIRK - EPHRAIN VAN BUSKIRK, formerly of Steuben, New York, but who for a few years past has lived in Middleville, was buried March 14, 1884.  Mr. Van Buskirk leaves a wife and two children.

BARTLETT - Rev. Mr. Simpson was called March 16, 1884 to preach a funeral discourse in Belcher to the friends of the late Mr. BARTLETT, who died in one of the Western States.  He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Bartlett, of Lee Center, New York.

JONES - JOHN R. JONES, who came to Rome, New York some two years ago and obtained employment in the Locomotive Works was run over by a train about a quarter of a mile east of Oriskany March 15, 1884. Mrs. Jones was a sober, industrious man, unmarried, and about 35 years of age.



From ROMAN CITIZEN newspaper, Rome, Oneida County, New York, Friday March 28, 1884

PALMER  - In New Hartford, New York, March 22, 1884, ELIZABETH BARNS, wife of Edward D. Palmer.

FROST - Entered into rest at Annsville, New York, February 21, 1884, MIRANDA WADE, wife of
James Frost in the 69th year of her age.  She died of scrofula consumption.

SMITH - At the residence of her sister, Mrs. E. Mack, on Calvert street, Rome, New York, March 23, 1884, Miss SAERA SMITH, aged 56 years.

SHERMAN - In East Florence, New York, March 16, 1884, MARGARET SHERMAN, aged 85 years.

BROWN - In Camden, New York, March 18, 1884, MARIA BROWN, aged 67 years.

GRIFFING - At North Bay, New York, March 18, 1884, ARMENIA GRIFFING, aged 36 years.

MILLER - At Sauquoit, New York, March 20, 1884, GODFREY W. MILLER, in the 43d year of his age.

PERRY - At Cassville, New York, March 19, 1884, MARY A., daughter of David and Ann Perry and sister of Mrs. George W. Roberts and David Perry, Jr., of Utica, aged 24 years.

WHITNEY - At Deansville, New York, March 22, 1884, SAMUEL WHITNEY, in his 75th year.

COTTMAN - In Rome, New York, March 23, 1884, of congestion of the lungs, TETILATHA C. COTTMAN, daughter of John M. and L.C. Cottmann, aged 4 months and 13 days.

STILLMAN - In Chicago, Illinois, March 22, 1884, ANNA L. STILLMAN, wife of A.H. Stillman, aged 27 years and 8 months.  (obit follows)

Death of Mrs. A. H. Stillman.
Mrs. A.H. Stillman, daughter of A.K. Adams and daughter-in-law of H.L. Stillman, of Rome, New York, died in Chicago, Sunday, March 23, 1884.  Her home was in Bay City, Michigan, but for four months past she had been in Chicago under medical treatment.  While there she has been attended by her father, and her sister, Mrs. John Andrews, who resides in Wisconsin.  They accompanied the remains to Rome, New York, where funeral services were held on Wednesday.  The maiden name of the deceased was Anna Adams, and she was a decided favorite with her young friends in this city.

MILLER - In Rome, New York, March 27, 1884, Mrs. RICHARD MILLER (obit follows)

Died in a Fit
Mrs. Ricahrd Miller, daughter of Mrs. Timothy Hart, who resides on Steuben street in Rome, New York, died in an epileptic fit at the residence of her mother about one o'clock yesterday morning.  She had retired with her mother only half an hour before, apparently in perfect health, but was soon taken with a pain and immediately went into a fit.  Her mother called her husband who hastened for Dr. R.E. Sutton, but when the physician arrived she was dead.  Deceased resided in Seneca Falls, and came to Rome only Tuesday night to care for her mother, who had for some time been quite ill.  She was only 21 years of age, and was a fine looking and  apparently healthy woman.  The sad news of her sudden death was telegraphed to her husband yesterday.

DELOY - Pine Plains, New York, Mrs. THOMAS DELOY died March 22, 1884.


From ROMAN CITIZEN newspaper, Rome, Oneida County, New York, Friday, April 4, 1884

FARRIER - In Rome, New York, at 1am, March 29, 1884, of gastric consumption of the stomach,
Miss NELLIE L., daughter of Richard and Elizabeth Farrier.  Also leaves two brothers and three sisters.

MILLER - In Rome, New York, March 28, 1884, Miss KITTIE M. MILLER, aged 21.

SARGENT - In Boonville, New York,  March 21, 1884, NATHANIEL M. SARGENT, aged 70 years and 8 months.

WINTERS - In Forestport, New York, March 25, 1884, NETTIE G. WINTERS, aged 7 months and 19 days.

BARNES - In West Camden, New York, March 24, 1884, CATHERINE, wife of  Averitt (?) Barnes.

CONGDEN - In Camden, New York, March 24, 1884, ELIZA CONGDEN, aged 84 years

WEAVER - In Deerfield, New York, Tuesday, March 25, 1884, HERBERT BAKER, youngest child of Jennie E. and William W. Weaver, aged 7 months.

POMEROY - In Utica, New York, March 30, 1884, SARAH H., widow of the late D.C. Pomeroy. (obit follows)

Mrs. Sarah H. Pomeroy, a former resident of Rome, died at her home in Utica, last Sunday evening of
paralysis.  She had been in feeble health for some time.  Deceased was the widow of the late D.C. Pomeroy, senior member of the celebrated law firm of Pomeroy & Southworth, which for so many years held so prominent position in the courts of this and adjoining counties.  Her husband died (also of paralysis) several years ago.  At that time they were boarding at the American Hotel in this city.  Deceased leaves one son, Counselor Dexter E. Pomeroy, of Utica.

GREER - At Stittville, New York, March 24, 1884, ALFRED A GREER, aged 69 years 7 months, 19 days. Deceased was at one time a resident of Rome, New York, having kept a flour and feed store here about fifteen years ago.  He was a local preacher in the M.E. Church, and was an earnest, Christian man.

SEUBERT - In Camden, New York, March 29, 1884, REGINA SEUBERT, wife of the late Andrew Seubert, aged 73 years.

HENDERSON - Mrs. LYDIA HENDERSON, mother of Mrs. D. L. Ketcham, died in Rome, New York at Mr. Ketcham's residence, April 3, 1884, after an illness of one week.  Old age was the cause of her death, her age being 85 years.

HIGBY - Mrs. ABIAH HIGBY, formerly of West Lyden, Lewis Co., died at the residence of George W. Kent, of New York Mills, New York, March 27, 1884, aged 92 years.  The remains were taken to Whitesboro and placed in the vault until the roads become settled, when they will be taken to West Lyden for interment.



From ROMAN CITIZEN newspaper, Rome, Oneida County, New York, Friday, April 11, 1884

HICKS - In Durhamville, New York, April 7, 1884, at the residence of her son-in-law, W. H. Parmelee, Mrs. MARY HICKS, wife of the late William Hicks, Formery of Marcy, in the 68th year of her age.

OWENS - In Remsen, New York, April 5, 1884, at 6:15 am EVAN OWENS, aged 84 years, 1 month and 9 days.

LAFFERTY - In Rome, New York, April 2, 1884, of consumption, WILLIAM D. oldest son of Abraham and Mary Lafferty, aged 22 years.

HARLOW - In Hawkinsville, New York, March 31, 1884, ELIZABETH HARLOW, aged 33 years.

SCOVILLE - In Camden, New York, March 30, 1884, JULIA A. SCOVILLE, aged 62 years.

PENNYCOOK - In Camden, New York, April 8, 1884, MARGARET, widow of the late James Pennycook, aged 81 years.

RICHMOND - In Lee, New York, April 4, 1881, Mrs. KATIE RICHMOND, widow of the late Micah Richmond, aged 75 years and 11 months. (obit follows)

Lee Center Items
Again has death visited our town and taken from our midst one of our oldest inhabitants.  Mrs. Katie Richmond, widow of the late Micah Richmond, of the Valley, passed away last Friday night, the 4th inst., at the age of nearly 76 years.  She had been a sufferer for about two years, and during the past few weeks her death had been hourly expected.  The funeral was held at the Valley Church.  Rev. T.H.McClenthen, assisted by Rev. J.W. Simpson, officiating.  The remains were interred in the cemetery adjoining the church.  Deceased leaves a son and four daughters -- Charles Richmond, Margaret Richmond, Mrs. Caroline Barnard, Mrs. Wright Wilson, of Lee, and Mrs. Wm. H. Schick, of Chicago.  Besides these, several brothers and a sister are left to mourn.

RESSEGUIE - Mrs. C. E. RESSEGUIE, formerly of Rome, New York, died March 29, 1884, at her home in Ludington, Michigan.  She was a sister of N.B. Hatch, of Rome, and the wife of Charles E. Resseguie. Her age was 57 years.

TYGERT - Taberg, New York. The funeral of Mrs. EVE TYGERT was held April 9, 1884, at the M.E. Church. Rev. J.W. Simpson officiated, assisted by Rev. Mr. Wells.   Deceased was 81 years old, the wife of Jacob Tygert, Esq., and the mother of Mrs. John F. Draper.  She also leaves five sons, two of whom live here, and the others live in different localities.

McGUIGAN - Taberg, New York, Mrs. PATRICK McGUIGAN died  Sunday, April 6, 1884, after a long illness, of a tumor in the bowels.  The funeral was held at St. Patrick's Church, and the remains were taken to Clinton, New York for burial.

OXNER - In New York city, New York, April 2, 1884, JAMES D. OXNER (obit follows).

Obituary.
Died --  In New York city.  April 2, 1884, in the 27th year of his age, JAMES D. only son of James D. Oxner, Esq., formerly of New London, N.Y.  The funeral services were held in the S.D.B. Church, Churchville, N.Y. Elder H.D. Clarke rendered the services.  A large number of relatives and friends of Mr. Oxner assembled to express their heartfelt sympathy for him and his family who feel so deeply this affliction.  There was an elaborate display of floral designs presented by the employes of the New York City Street R.R. Co., of whose interests Mr. Oxner is the principal manager, in token of the high esteem in which he is held by them. The remains were interred in the family lot in Rathbunville cemetery.

BLAIR - In Rome, New York, April 10, 1884, ABNER B. BLAIR (obit follows)

Death of A.B. Blair.
Abner B. Blair, who has held the position of Justice of the Peace in this town for nearly half a century past, died last evening (April 10, 1884) about 8 o'clock.  He was nearly 87 years old, and his death was occasioned by a general breaking down of the system from age.  He was an old citizen and well liked by all who knew him.  His death removes another and the last of the trio of old magistrates who so long dispensed justice here -- Jay Hatheway, George Barnard, Abner B. Blair.

RAMSDALE - J. H. Ramsdale has returned from Saratoga Springs.  He was called there by the death of his father, Mr. SILAS RAMSDALE, who died March 25, 1884.  He was born September 29, 1802, and consequently lacked four days of being 82 and a half years old.  From his birth to the time of his death he always lived in the town of Malta, Saratoga Co., with the exception of two months when he was with his son James, in Pine Plains, New York, this town.

OWENS - The funeral of Mr. JAMES  OWENS was held in Steuben, New York, Saturday, April 5, 1884. A general gloom was cast over the town.  Mr. Owens was well liked, and his bereaved family have our hearfelt sympathy.  For a number of years deceased was a merchant at Steuben Corners, but of late has been in business in Syracuse.  The remains were interred among his friends in Steuben.



From ROMAN CITIZEN newspaper, Rome, Oneida County, New York, Friday, April 18, 1884

KEENEY - In Rome, New York, April 11, 1884, ALBERT BARNES KEENEY, in his 39th year. (obit follows)

Death of Albert B. Keeney
     We barely had opportunity to announce in our paper of last Friday that Albert B. Keeney, the only son of Rufus Keeney of this city, had passed away.  But when such men die they are entitled to something more at the hands of the journalist than a cold statement of the fact that they are dead.  And in this case our own feelings prompt us to speak more in detail of the life and good qualities of one whom for many years it has been our privilege to call friend.  Deceased was named after the Rev. Albert Barnes, the devoted evangelical preacher, and if a name ever signified anything it was in this case peculiarly fitting.  Like his namesake, Albert Keeney was noted for his unpretentious personal piety and for the peculiar sweetness of his dispostion.  He won the good will and esteem of all who were so fortunate as to form his acquaintance.  He has been for years an elder in the Presbyterian Church of this city, and while active in the performance of his duties there, he has for many years done efficient work as a member and director of the Young Men's Christian Association.  In the latter capacity he illustrated the Savior's saying, "I was in prison and ye visited me;" for he was for more than half a dozen years a member of the Association jail committee, and very rarely let a Sabbath afternoon pass without helping to conduct religious services with the inmates of the Rome jail.  That some of the prisoners were induced to lead better lives through his ministrations there is good reason to believe.
     Deceaced was born in Beloit, Wisconsin, January 9, 1846.  His parents lived there two years before coming to Rome.  In 1867, when he was 21 years of age, he went into the hat and fur business with his father in this city, under the firm name of R. Keeney & Son.  They continued in business until March 1.  September 15, 1875, he married to Miss Clara M. Thatcher, of this city.  Their wedded life was a very happy one.  Three children were born to them, whose ages are respectively 7, 5 and 2 years.
     The mother for two years past had been a confirmed invalid, and died on the 10th of last month.  On the 13th she was buried, and three days later her bereaved husband was stricken with the attack of disease which terminated his life last Friday morning.  At first it was thought that his illness was simply a severe cold, but in  a few days it developed into pneumonia.  From that time till the end his parents and friends alternated between hope and fear as to the result.  Even up to the day preceding his death, they hoped that he might recover, but they were doomed to bitter disappointment.  His physicians say that his lungs were badly diseased and even if he had been temporarily restored to apparent health, it is not probable that he could have counted on many years of life.
     He was buried from the residence of his parents, No. 10 Huntington street, Rev. Dr. Taylor, his pastor, conduction the funeral service.  Most of the business men in town closed their stores and attended the funeral.  The board of directors of the Y.M.C.A. attended in a body, as did also the Rome Bicycle Club, of which organization deceased was a member.  Among the flora offerings, which were very beautiful, was a floral wheel, presented by the members of this club.  The members of the Presbyterian Church choir furnished beautiful music.  F.A. Ethridge, A.W. Orton and Dr. T.G. Nock of Rome, and Edward Smith of Syracuse acted as bearers, and S.G. Visscher, H. Hannahs, H.H. Converse, Merritt Andrews, S. F. Tremain and J. S. Hovey, as pall bearers.
     The death of Albert B. Keeney is a sore affliction to his parents.  He was their only child, and they had expected to lean on him in their declining years.  His  mother had been for some time in feeble health, and the shock to her is terrible.  Three little children are thus deprived of both their parents by the ruthless destroyer in a single month.  Fortunately for them, they have loving grandparents on both sides who will permit them to want for nothing which either money or love can supply.  May the good Lord soften the blow to all the afflicted ones, and give them grace to bear the bereavements to which they are subjected.

WRIGHT - Mrs. W.A. WRIGHT, formerly Miss Alice Watson of Rome, New York, died at her home in Sennett, Cayuga Co.,  April 11, 1884, of consumption.  Her remains were brought to Rome and interred in Wright Settlement Cemetery.

ROBERTS - Brooklyn, New York, THOMAS J. ROBERTS, April 11, 1884. (obit follows)

Death of Thomas J. Roberts.
Thomas J. Roberts, formerly a resident of Steuben, died at his home in Brooklyn last Friday.  He went to New York city 33 years ago, and has ever since been engaged in the mercantile business in that city. For eighteen years past he has been the head of the firm of T.J. Roberts & Co., importers and wholesale dealers in Yankee notions, white goods &c., at 372 Broadway.  His age at his death was 60 years.  He was a brother of Rev. John W. Roberts, of Rome NY.  He leaves a wife and two sons.  His remains were brought to Utica for interment, where funeral services were held on Monday.

UTLEY - Lee Center, New York. Mrs. GEORGE UTLEY died at the residence of her son, Fillmore Utley, near Blossvale, at 10:30 o'clock Wednesdy night (April 16, 1884).  A short funeral service will be held at the house at 10am Saturday, and at 1pm a funeral sermon will be preached at the Valley Church near her home in Lee.

PETRIE - In Rome, New York, April 16, 1884, of consumption, DANIEL PETRIE, in his 68th year. (obit follows)

Death of Daniel Petrie.
Daniel Petrie, keeper of the Rome jail, died of consumption about noon on Wednesday.  He has been in
poor health for some time past, and has been confined to his bed the last four months.  Deceased was born  near Taberg 67 years ago, but has lived in Rome thirty-six years.  He was formerly captain of a packet running between Rochester and Syracuse, and later kept a livery stable in Rome.  For many years past he has been a constable, and the first of January 1883 was appointed by Sheriff Penfield keeper of Rome jail. He was a  man of integrity, king-hearted, and well liked by those who knew him best.  He leaves a wife and one son, Charles H. Petrie, of Port Kent, Essex Co.  Glen Petrie, of this city, is his only surviving brother, and Mrs. Munson and Mrs. Witherstine, of Herkimer, and Mrs. Morton, of New York, are his sisters. He will be buried from his late residence on Court street to-day, at 2pm.

ALDRIDGE - At Rome, New York, Sunday, April 13, 1884, JOSEPHINE HARDIN, wife of Joseph Aldridge, aged 36 years. (obit follows)

Death of Mrs. Joseph Aldridge.
      Mrs. Josephine Aldridge, wife of Joseph Aldridge, died very suddenly of convulsions at her home on Huntington street early last Sunday morning.  A husband and three children survive her, the youngest child a new-born babe.  The other children are aged 7 and 3 years.  Mr. Aldridge has resided in Rome for eight years, and in that time both he and his wife have made many warm friends who sympathize with him and his children in their bereavement.  Funeral services were held at the house Wednesday afternoon, and the remains were taken for interment to Whitesboro, where the family resided before coming to Rome.

ESMAY - At New York Mills, New York, April 10, 1884, CHRISTIANA, wife of Peter Esmay, aged 79 years and 8 months.

MILLARD - At Clayville, New York, April 10, 1884, CORNELIA E., widow of the late Sterling A Millard, in the 70th year of her age.

WOLCOTT - In Holland Patent, New York, April 10, 1884, Dr. NORTON WOLCOTT, aged 46 years, 5 months, and 21 days.

THROOP - In Sauquoit, New York, Friday, April 11, 1884, MARY H., only daughter of Crawford and Helen Throop, aged 14 years, 2 months and 23 days.

WARNER - At New York Mills, New York, April 11, 1884, HENRY McKAY, only child of George A. and Alice M. Warner, of Utica, aged 8 months and 21 days.

PARDEE - At Vernon, April 13, 1884, EMILY T., wife of Bela Pardee, aged 66 (?) years.

McCABE - In Clinton, New York, April 13, 1884, PATRICE McCABE, in his 45th year.

CASH - In Lairdsville, New York, April 13, 1884, JOHN CASH, in his 96th year.

GALLUP - In Clinton, New York, April 15, 1884, Dr. J. C. GALLUP, in his 73d year.  (obit follows)

Death of Dr. J. C. Gallup.
     Dr. John C. Gallup, formerly proprietor of Houghton Seminary, died at his home in Clinton, Tuesday
evening, in the 73d year of his age.  He was a man of radical convictions on the subjects of religion and
temperance, and an earnest advocate of every good cause.  His death removes a man who could not well be spared.

PIERCE - In Bridgewater, New York, Wednesday, April 16, 1884, JOHN G. PIERCE, aged 58.

PHILLIPS - In Delta, New York, April 9, 1884, Mrs. PHILA PHILLIPS, aged 80. (obit follows)

Delta Items.
     Mrs. Phila Phillips died last Wednesday at the advanced age of 80 years.  Her funeral was held last
Friday morning, after which the remains were taken to Canastoga for interment.  Her father, Robert Felton, was one of the pioneer settlers of this town, or what was then called "away up the Mohawk river, away beyond Fort Stanwix, inhabited by bears, wolves and Indians."

FELSHAW - The father of Mrs. Willis Worden, Dr. HIRAM T. FELSHAW, died at his late residence in Constableville, Lewis County, New York, on the 13th of April 1884, of dropsey of the heart.  Mrs. Worden lives in Point Rock, New York.

MADISON - The funeral services of Mrs. CHARITY MADISON were held at the residence of her son, Stephen Madison, of Ava, New York, on Saturday April 12, 1884.  Rev. P.A. Flint officiated.  Mrs. Madison was a pensioner of 1812, and was in her 90th year.  She had been confined to her bed nearly all winter.



From ROMAN CITIZEN newspaper, Rome,  Oneida County, New York, Friday April 25, 1884

McREDMOND - At New York Mills, New York, April 18, 1884, LENA, daughter of Patrick and Ann McRedmond, aged 5 years and 9 months.

JILLSON - At the residence of his brother-in-law, Phillip Morrison of Rome, New York, April 18, 1884, of consumption, RANSOM JILLSON, Jr., of Taberg, NY, aged 47 years.

ROBERTS - At Remsen village, New York, April 16, 1884, SARAH W., widow of the late G.W. Roberts, of Remsen, aged 80 years and 11 days.

DUDLEY - In New York city, on Tuesday, April 22, 1884, of pneumonia, JOSEPH A. DUDLEY, in the 69th year of his age. (obit follows)

Death of J. A. Dudley.
     Joseph A. Dudley, a brother-in-law of Mrs. H.K. White, of Rome, New York, died at his home in New York on Tuesday, in his 69th year.  Deceased conducted a drug business in this city some 30 years ago at the location now occupied by F.J. Hager & Co.  He then went to New York and became the head of the wholesale drug house of Dudley & Stafford, and continued as such until about ten years ago, when he retired from active business life.  The remains will be brought to Rome to-day and a funeral service will be held  at the residence of H.K. White, corner of Dominick and Spring streets, to-morrow at 11am to which the friends of the deceased are respectfully invited to be present.

JOHNSON - At the residence of her daughter in Rome, New York, April 20, 1884, of bronchitis,
Mrs. ELIZA JOHNSON, mother of Mrs. T.B. Slingerland. Deceased was 76 years old and the widow of the late Selden Johnson, of Verona, New York.

MULLEN - The funeral of Mrs. ROBERT MULLEN was held at St. John's Church, in Taberg, NY on April 23, 1884, and the remains taken to Florence, NY for interment.

SIMON - The funeral of the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Karl Simon of Lee Center, New York was held on Monday, April 21, 1884.

STANTIAL - Richard G. Savery, of  Rome, New York, and his mother, Mrs. Hosea Savery of Annsville, left for New York city last evening to attend the funeral of Mrs. Savery's father, Mr. JOSEPH STANTIAL, who died April 23, 1884 of diabetes.

WRIGLEY - WILLIAM WRIGLEY, of Utica, New York, a woolspinner aged 72 years, died suddenly
Sunday afternoon, April 20, 1884.  He had attended church with his family in the forenoon, and was
apparently feeling as well as ever.  After returning home, and while sitting at the table eating, he
suddenly dropped his knife and fork, gasped two or three times, and fell back dead.  His death is believed to have been caused by heart disease.

PATTERSON - JAMES PATTERSON, aged 64 years, died midway between Rome and Oriskany, New York, on Wednesday, April 23, 1884.



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