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Earl J Talcott Instantly Killed Friday
A distressing accident in which Earl J Talcott
of this village lost his life occured on the railroad tracks near the Wahl
place north of this village, Friday afternoon. Mr Talcott, who was about
60 years old and who was hard of hearing, was at the Wahl place for potatoes,
and when crossing the railroad tracks did not notice the approach of the
northbound freight train. The train approached around a bend and as there
is a heavy down grade the engineer was unable to stop his train before
it struck Mr Talcott. The body was thrown a number of feet and was so heavily
mangled as to be almost unrecognizable. The train was stopped and the remains
placed on board and taken to Port Leyden, where the coroner held and inquest
at Coe's undertaking rooms.
Earl J Talcott was a son of the late
Mr and Mrs Albert G Talcott of Leyden and was born in that town April 1846.
Practically all his life was spent on the Talcott homestead where he followed
the vocation of farming until about six years ago when he moved to Boonville
where he had since resided. For several years he had tended lock at the
three combines and was working in that capacity when he accident occured
which lost him his life. Aug 14,1869 Mr Talcott was united in marriage
to Miss Laura Edgerton of Leyden, who survives him, together with one daughter,
Mrs W W Ernst of Remsen, three sons Herbert, Adelbert and Daniel of this
village, one sister, Mrs SE Sherman, and one grandson, Albert Talcott.
Mr Talcott was a member of the Acme
Hose Co and was a good and loyal citizen, a hard working and concientious
man and there are many who will receive the news of his death with sincere
regret. The sympathy of the entire community is extended to the bereaved
family. The funeral was held at his late home on Lower Schuyler St.
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Mrs Laura Talcott is called by Death
Mrs Laura Talcott, widow of the late Earl
J Talcott, passed away at the house of her son, Daniel A Talcott, Sunday
afternoon at 4:30, death being due to the infirmities of age and a general
breaking down. Laura Edgerton was born in Aug, 1843 at Leyden. In 1862
she was united in marriage to Earl J Talcott at Lowville. Mr Talcott died
19 years ago. Practically her entire married life had been spent in Boonville.
Surviving are three sons, Herbert A.of Rochester; Adelbert H and Daniel
A of this villiage (Boonville); one daughter, Mrs C.A. Stafford of Lyons
Falls; two sisters, Mrs Orville Hall of Boonville, and Mrs David Daniels
of Leyden; six grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Talcott
was an attendant at the Methodist Episcopal Church. The funeral will be
held at the home of her son, Daniel Talcott, this Wednesday noon. Interment
at Talcottville cemetary.
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Mrs Mary E Talcott,
91, who lived on Feeder Street, a lifelong resident of Boonville and the
widow of Daniel A Talcott, died at Sunset Nursing Home Nov 15, 1984. Mrs
Talcott had been confined to the nursing home since July 31, 1984. Born
in Boonville,Oneida Co. January 21, 1893, she was a daughter of Frederick
and Cora Quackenbush Duvelow. After attending the local school, she was
employed in a silk mill which was located on Main St in Boonville. Her
marriage to Daniel Talcott took place in Boonville June 2, 1915. Mr Talcott
died June 24, 1963. Mrs Talcott was a member of the Boonville United Methodist
Church, the American Legion Aux, the VFW Aux, Oriental Rebekah Lodge, and
the Young at Heart Senior Citizens Club. Mrs Talcott is survived by two
daughters, Mrs Doris Williams and Mrs Maynard (Erma) Seymour, both of Boonville,
and one son, Douglas F Talcott of Camillus, eleven grandchildren, 29 great
grandchildren and three great great grandchildren. Funeral services were
held Nov 17, 1984 at the Trainor Funeral Home where Rev John W Nuessle,
pastor of the Boonville Methodist Church, officiated. Interment was made
in Boonville Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the building fund of the
Boonville Methodist Church. Pall bearers were Joseph Muha, Tony Nederhand,
Richard Platt and David Domago.
Rome Sentinel-April 1, 1912
The death of Huldah Miller, wife of Henry
Tanner of this city, occurred on Sunday morning at 9 o'clock at her home,
305 Courtland avenue, after a six weeks illness from paralysis. Mrs.
Tanner, who was nearly 73, was born in Jefferson county and when 16 years
old, married Mr. Tanner, who was known as the "Boy Captain" because then
the youngest canal boat captain on the Erie Canal. After a number
of years on the canal, Captain and Mrs. Tanner bought a small farm at Stanwix
and lived there for 48 years, coming to this city three years ago.
Mrs. Tanner was a member of the Free Methodist Church of Rome and was a
woman of beautiful Christian character. She had a large circle of
friends in this vicinity. She is survived by her husband, who is
almost 83 years old, and by eight children, William of Amsterdam, Albert
of New York, Eugene, Charles S., Aden and Frederick of this city, and Mrs.
Alice Gorham of New York, a former resident of Rome. Sixteen grandchildren
and 13 great-grandchildren also are left. Four brothers, Frank Miller
of this city, Spencer Miller of Fulton, Horace of Minetto, and
Gilbert of Altmar, survive their sister,
also two sisters, Mrs. Henry March of Syracuse and Mrs. Dwight Delong
Rome Sentinel-October 9, 1919
At her home, 104 S. Madison St., at 4:45
pm, on Wednesday, occurred the death of Mrs. Albert Tanner, following a
period of illness of eight or nine years. She had been confined to
the bed for the past five weeks, death resulting from complications.
Her maiden name was Jennie E. Hughes. She was born in Wales and was
51 yrs and two months old on the day of her death. With her parents,
the late Mr. & Mrs. John W. Hughes, she came to this country when she
was one year old. For a number of years the family lived in the vicinity
of Waterville and Bridgewater, locating at Stanwix when Mrs. Tanner was
15 yrs. old,
and she had since lived in this locality.
November 15, 1885, she married Mr. Albert Tanner, who survives, also two
children, Mrs. George Bungert of Rome, and Mrs. James Ramsey of Stokes.
She also leaves a brother, William J. Hughes of New Haartford, five sisters,
Mrs. Fred Tanner of Stanwix, Mrs. Frank Brady of Utica, Mrs. Philip Debbold
of Clinton, Mrs. William Thurston of Lakewood, Ohio, and Mrs. H. A. Waldron
of Grand Lodge, Michigan; four grandchildren, Neva Belle Ely of Oneida,
Pearl A. and Albert H. Bungert of Rome and Lora Mae Ramsey of Stokes.
Mrs. Tanner was a member of
Banner Review, Ladies of the Maccabees.
She attended the Free Methodist Church. She was a woman of kindly disposition,
and loyal to her friends who will regret to learn of her passing.
Timothy T. Tanner
Rome Sentinel- October 17, 1917
Timothy T. Tanner, 202 N.James Street, died
in a local hospital early this morning after a short illness with dropsey.
He was born in Albion, Orleans county and had resided in this city about
16 years. When a young man he spent a number of years as a boatman
on the Erie Canal. He was a tanner by trade and had been employed
in that capacity at Altmar for many years. In Altmar he was married
to Miss Louise Garrow, who survives with three daughters, Mrs. John Doyle
and Mrs. Martin Mahoney of this city and Mrs. Benjamin Lowe of North Oxford,
Mas and one son, William Tanner of this city. Mr. Tanner attended
the Free Methodist Church.
Rome Sentinel-Feb. 8, 1913
Word has been received in this city from
Amsterdam of the death at the home of his son, W. H. Tanner, Jr., in that
city, at 11 o'clock Thursday morning of W. H. Tanner, aged 84 years.
Mr. Tanner was a lifelong resident of Rome, and went to Amsterdam only
last spring after the death of his wife, which occurred here March 24,
1912. Mr. Tanner was born in Rome, and practicaly all his life was
spent as a boatman on the Erie Canal. He retired from active work
on the canal about ten years ago and purchased a small farm at Stanwix,
where he resided until about four years ago when he moved to Rome.
one daughter and seven sons, Mrs. Alice R.
Gorham of Tonawanda, William of Amsterdam, Eugene of Martinsville, NY,
Bert and Charles of New York City, Frank, Fred and Aden of Rome, also two
sisters, Mrs. Dewitt Henderson of Oakland, Cal., Mrs Sarah Smith of Demster,
NY, two brothers, George of Altmar and Timothy Tanner of Demster.
He is also survived by 16 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
He was a member of the Free Methodist Church of this city. Frank
Tanner left Friday afternoon for Amsterdam to make arrangements for bringing
the body to Rome.
TEETER, Martha Netzband
The Ithaca Journal 27 May 1963
Mrs. Martha Netzband Teeter
Mrs. Martha Netzband Teeter
of 108 Hancock St. died in Tompkins County Hospital Sunday, Ma 26, 1963.
She was a member of First Lutheran Church, Hawthorne Rebekah Lodge, Forest
City Grange and Cayuga Temple Pythian Sisters. She was the widow
of John Bloom Teeter.
She is survived by a daughter,
Miss Winifred Teeter of Ithaca; a sister, Mrs. Rose Lyden of Mohawk; several
nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2
p.m. Wednesday at Wagner Funeral Home. The Rev. O. Jerome Jorgensen, assistant
pastor at the Lutheran Church, will officiate. Burial will be in
Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden.
Friends may call Tuesday evening
at the funeral home.
Note: She was born in Rome where she
lived until an adult
Sent by - Cheryl Waterman Cheryl@Waterman.net
daughter of Abraham and ( ) Lane wife of
Joseph Y. Temple
Rome Daily Sentinal, Rome, Oneida, NY - 10
MRS. TEMPLE IS DROWNED IN WELL
Aged Westmoreland Woman Meets Death on Farm
of Arthur Robson Dr. H. J. Teller, the coroner, was called to the town
of Westmoreland today to investigate the death of Mrs. Elizabeth Temple,
aged 80, who was drowned in a well or spring on a farm owned by Arthur
Robson about two miles this side of the village of Westmoreland.
The house is a double one, occupied on one side by Mr. and Mrs. Robson
and on the other by Miss Anna Lane and Mrs. Margaret Robson, sisters of
Mrs. Temple, Whom she was visiting. Mrs. Temple arose this morning about
6:30, ate her breakfast as usual and seemed to be in good health and spirits.
About 9 o'clock she went out of the house and as she failed to return after
half an hour, search was made for her. After searching about the
premises without success Mrs. Arthur Robson went to the spring or well
which is used to cool the milk before taking it to the factory and which
is enclosed by a small building. Outside the door she found one of the
rubbers which had been worn by Mrs. Temple. Upon opening the door of the
house she found Mrs. Temple in the well, where she had met death by drowning.
The well is five feet deep and the top is on a level with the floor of
the house. Mrs. Temple was born in Westmoreland and had always lived in
the vicinity where she met her death. Besides the two sisters mentioned
she is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Fred Phillips of Rome and Mrs. Geo
Bailey, who lives in Virginia. Also one son, A. L. Temple of Bartlett.
Daughter of Garner and Lucy (Ingraham) Jones
Wife of George Boyes Temple
Rome Daily Sentinal, Rome, Oneida, NY - 10
Death of Mrs George B. Temple
Westmoreland, Oct, 10 - At her home at 10
o'clock Friday evening occurred the death of Everancy A. Temple, aged 68.
She was a native of Bartlett, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Garner
Jones. She was married in Rome on March 7, 1866 to George B. Temple,
who survives. She also leaves two daughters, Mrs. Henry Wolf, of
Bartlett and Miss Mabel Temple of Westmoreland. Also three grandchildren
and four greatgrandchildren. She had resided in Westmoreland for
the past 12 years. Mrs. Temple was a member of the Baptist Church
son of John and Margaret (Thompson) Temple
husband of Everancy Jones
most likely from a Rome newspaper:
Westmoreland GEO. B. TEMPLE,101,DIES AT HIS
HOME Native of England Was Oldest Resident of Town BARTLETT FARMER FOR
46 YEARS Voted for Lincoln in 1860; Rites Wednesday
Westmoreland, Feb 26 - George B. Temple,
who would have been 102 years old on July 25 next, oldest resident of the
Town of Westmoreland, died Sunday at his home here after an illness of
several weeks. He had lived in the vicinity of Westmoreland and Bartlett
for 77 years. Mr. Temple was 12 years old when his parents, John and Margaret
Thompson Temple left Wilton, Yorkshire, England, his birthplace, for America.
They travelled in a sailing boat, and Mr. Temple recalled that it took
four weeks and five days to reach New York. The vessel encountered
rough sailing and drifted aimlessly for days. The Temples landed in New
York City and entrained for Utica, where they were met by Mrs. Temple's
aunt, Mrs. James Wetherel of Westmoreland. They journeyed to her
home in a horse and buggy. Learned Blacksmith Trade Mr. Temple was next
to the youngest of a family of five boys, and his brother John Temple jr.,
was a blacksmith, operating a shop at Stanwix. George learned the trade
from his brother and followed it until he married Mess Everancy A. Jones
of Bartlett on March 9, 1866, just after the Civil War. He operated a 98-acre
farm at Bartlett from 1866 until 1912, when he retired and moved with his
wife to Westmoreland, Mrs. Temple died in 1925 and since that time Mr.
Temple had resided with their daughter, Mabel. In 1865 Mr. Temple went
to the local recruiting station to enlist with the Union Army, but the
war was about over and he did not go away. Voted for Lincoln Mr. Temple
voted for Abraham Lincoln when he sought the office of president in 1860
and was always a staunch Republican. He attended Hampton Institute
when a young man and attended Bartlett Baptist Church. Surviving are two
daughters, Miss Mabel Temple at home, and Mrs. Adella Wolfe, Bartlett;
three grandchildren, Mrs. Ernestine W. Richards, Herkimer; Clarence F.
Wolfe, Bartlett; and Miss Elta A. Wolfe, Rome; five great grandchildren,
Lois, Jean and Dorothy Wolfe, Bartlett, and Beverly and Marilyn Richards,
Herkimer; and several nieces and nephews. The Rev. George Upham, pastor
of Bartlett Baptist Church, will officiate at funeral services to be held
Wednesday at 2 p.m. at his late home and interment will be made in Westmoreland
Cemetery. NOTE (from the submitter): Although George was thought
to be 101 at the time of his death, he was actually 102 yrs old. This is
based on his baptismal certificate from Wilton, North Riding, Yorkshire,
England. Also, the aunt to whom the family came to in Westmoreland
was an aunt of George, the sister of his father John Temple.
Son of John and Margaret (Thompson) Temple
husband of Hannah Jones (unrelated to the descendants of Garner and Lucy
Rome Daily Sentinal, Rome, Oneida, NY, 2
JOHN R. TEMPLE DEAD.
Esteemed Resident of Stanwix for Over Half
John R. Temple, in his 81st year died at
his home in Stanwix at 10:20 a.m. today. He had been in feeble health
for a number of years from the infirmities of advancing age but had been
confined to his bed only the past week. Surviving are his wife, two
sons and one daughter, George J. and Thompson R. and Miss Elizabeth Temple,
all residing at home. He also leaves
one brother George Temple of Bartlett. Mr.
Temple was born in Wilton, Yorkshire, England, on July 29, 1826, and
came to this country about 1850, locating
near Stanwix where the remainder of his life was spent. About thirty-six
years ago he married Miss Hannah Jones of this city. Mr. Temple was
a blacksmith by trade and a very skillful one. His work was so well
done that his trade was not confined to the immediate vicinity of Stanwix
but he numbered among his patrons many
who lived at a distance. One of the
secrets of his success was that whatever he undertook to do he did to the
best of his ability, winning an enviable reputation. As a husband, parent,
neighbor and friend he was ever faithful, and he was held in high esteem.
He was an earnest member of the First M.E. Church, attending whenver he
was able, but since retiring from
active work about twelve years ago he has
been in poor health. In politics Mr. Temple was a lifelong Republican and
he took great pride in the fact that he cast his first vote for Fremont.
He always took more or less active interest in politics in his quiet way
but never sought nor would he accept any political office.
Son of John and Margeret (Thompson) Temple
husband of Elizabeth Lane
Rome Daily Sentinal, Dec 19, 1890
Lowell - Joseph Temple, an old and respected
resident of this place, died last evening of consumption, aged about 50
years. He had been ill two years. His wife and three children
Daughter of George B. and Everancy (Jones)
Rome Daily Sentinal, Rome, Oneida, NY - 14
Miss Temple, 83, Dies at Nephew's
Bartlett - Miss Mabel V. Temple, 83, died
early this morning at the home of her nephew, Clarence Wolfe. She was born
in Bartlett, June 20, 1865, a daughter of George B. and Everancy Jones
Temple. She never married. A resident of the vicinity of Bartlett
and Westmoreland her entire life, she attended the Methodist Church of
Westmoreland. Surviving in addition to the nephew at whose home she died,
are a sister, Mrs. Adella D. Wolfe, Bartlett, and two nieces, Mrs. Ernestine
Herkimer, and Miss Elta A. Wolfe, Rome. Funeral
services will be held Thursday at 1:30 p.m., at the Griffin and Aldridge
Funeral Home, Rome, with burial in Westmoreland Cemetery. Friends
are invited to call at the funeral home at their convenience.
Daughter of Thomas and Mary (Noble) Wetherill
wife of William Temple, Sr. They moved about 1878 to Kansas.
The Advocate Democrate, Marysville, Marshal,
KS, Thursday, 3 Jul 1908,
front page, col 3:
Buried in New York
The funeral of Mr.s Mary Temple who died
at her home in this city Wednesday afternoon of last week was held from
the family home Friday morning at 10:00 O'clock. Rev. C. W. Talmadge, pastor
of the ME Church conducting the services. The remains were taken
to Westmoreland, N.Y. for interment by the side of her husband who died
here about five years ago and was interred in that city. The cause of Mrs.
Temples death was gastritis from which she has been a sufferer although
she was not taken seriously ill until three weeks before her death. Mary
Weatherill was born in the town of Pickering, England on Nov. 12, 1830
with her parents the following year emigrated to the United States locating
in the state of New York where they took up their residence at Whitestown.
She was united in marriage to William Temple at Utica, N.Y. on Sept. 13,
1851 and to this union eight children were born of whom five survive.
They are: Martha A., Thomas W., and Joseph A. Temple of this city, J. B.
Temple of Axtell and W. L. Temple of Hiawatha. Deceased came to Kansas
in Nov. 1879 and located in this city in 1881 and continued her residence
here until her death.
Son of John and Margaret (Thompson) Templehusband
of Mary Wetherill They moved about 1878 to Kansas.
The Advocate Democrat, Marysville, Marshall,
KS, Thursday, 10 Nov 1904,
page 5, col 2:
William Temple, Sr. was born at Wilton, England,
July 17, 1824, died at Marysville, KS Nov. 5, 1904, aged 80 years, 3 months
and 19 days. In 1859, he was married to Mary Netherill. In 1879 he, with
his family, came to Kansas, and after living two years at Seneca took up
his residence at Marysville, where he spent the remaining years of his
life. He leaves his campanion and five children-Martha, Thomas, James,
Joseph and William, to mourn the loss of a kind husband and father.
Brother Temple was brought up in the Church
of England, but has been a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church since
1866, when he joined that church at Westmoreland, N.Y. He loved to talk
about the great meetings he enjoyed in his old home in the east and longed
to witness again such demonstrations of God's saving power. For many months
his strength has been failing while his soul has been ripening for his
translation. His confidence was strong in Christ his savior and no fears
darkened his moral sky. He often expressed the desire to depart to be with
Christ and to see again the three children who have preceded him to the
better land, beside whose sleeping dust at Wesmoreland N.Y. his own body
is to rest until the resurrection morning.
The funeral services were conducted at the
ME Church Sunday morning by the Rev. Urner.
MISS INA THOMAS
Chadwicks-Miss Ina Thomas,
82, died Thursday in a local nursing home after a long illness. She was
born Jan. 21, 1878, in Remsen, daughter of Henry and Anna Shaffer Thomas.
A former resident of Utica, Miss Thomas was employed for a a time by the
Willowvale Bleachery Co. She leaves four sisters, Mrs. Dora Cloyes,
Sauquoit; Miss Mary Thomas, Utica; Mrs. Frieda Clough, Ithaca and Mrs.
Henrietta Daprix, Utica, two brothers, William of Ithaca and Mark of Chadwicks.
The funeral will be at 2 Monday from the J. Donald Smith Funeral Home,
203 Oneida St., with the Rev. Calvin Zimmer, pastor of the Willowvale Methodist
Church officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hill cemetery, Utica. (she
died Jan. 23, 1961)
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Rufus H. Tillapaugh
Rome Sentinel-January 6, 1917
Camden, Jan 6 (1917) - Rufus H. Tillapaugh,
aged 39 years, was fatally injured at 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon while
working in the Tanner woods on the McConnellsville road, about three miles
from this city. He died at the Camden Hospital, where he was taken
after the accident. Mr. Tillapaugh was working with a number of other
men cutting wood. They sawed off a tree and Mr. Tillapaugh ran to
get out of the way when it fell. He stumbled and the tree struck
him across the back. When the other men ran to his assistance he
said "Well, I guess I am done for this time." and lapsed into unconsciousness.
He never rallied. He was taken to the hospital, where physicians
worked over him, but he died in a short time. He was born in
Williamstown, and spent most of his life in Vienna. He came here
three years ago. Mr. Tillapaugh was a member of Vienna Lodge No.
440, F & A M and of the ME Church here. He leaves his widow and
two daughters, May and Huldah Tillapaugh of this village; five sisters,
Mrs. Harriet Lewis of Camden, Mrs. John Cobb of Richland, Mrs. Ida Murry
and Mrs. D. L. Burrows
of Syracuse, Mrs Richard Rider of Earlville;
five brothers, Dr. James Tillapaugh of Wolcott, Dr. F.S. Tillapaugh of
Earlville, Marvin Tillapaugh of Pulaski and Reuben Tillapaugh of Syracuse.
The funeral of Rufus Tillapaugh, who was
killed by a falling tree while working in the woods Friday afternoon, was
held at the family home, corner of Washington and second avenue, at 12
o'clock today. rev. Dr. A. C. Loucks, pastor of the First Methodist
Church, of which the deceased was a member, conducted the service, and
burial was made in the family plot in Vienna, where most of his life had
been spent. He came from there to Camden two years ago. Mr.
Tillapaugh was born in Williamstown 39 years ago. Eighteen years
ago he was married to Pearl E. Clifford of Vienna, who, with two daughters,
May and Huldah, survive him. He also leaves five brothers and five
sisters: Dr. James Tillapaugh of Wolcott, Dr. F. F. Tillapaugh of
Hannibal, Reuben Tillapaugh of Syracuse, Morgan Tillapaugh of Pulaski,
Benjamin Tillapaugh of Pennellville, Mrs. John Cobb of Richland, Mrs. Richard
Ryder of Pennellville, Mrs. Ernest Morgan and Mrs. B. F. Barrows of Syracuse,
and Mrs. Harriet Lewis of Camden. The bearers were W. J. Rowell,
James Peacock, Alex Clifford and Benjamin Chilson, all of Vienna.
Tillapaugh was a member of the Masonic Lodge
OBSERVER DISPATCH - 24 FEB., 1941
Mrs. Amelia Touse, resident of the Old Ladies
Home, 33 Faxton, widow of Otto Touse, died today in a local hospital. She
is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Loren H.Willis, Yorkville, a son, Oscar
P. Touse, Vernon Center, and several grandchildren.
The funeral will be held at 10 A.M. Wednesday
in the Old Ladies Home, and burial will be at the Sunset Hill Cemetery,
IBID., 25 FEB 1941
TOUSE, Amelia, widow of Otto Touse, in this
city, Monday, February 24, 1941. Funeral services on Wednesday morning
at 10 o'clock at the Old Ladies Home, 33 Faxton St. Internment at Clinton,
UTICA DAILY PRESS - 10 MAR 1919
The death of Frederick
Touse occurred last night in a local hospital. Mr. Touse was born in Germany
August 27, 1833, and had resided in this country 15 years. He was a member
of St. Matthew's English Lutheran Church in this city, where he resided
at 19 Floyd St. At one time he owned a farm in Franklin Springs, but for
some time had been employed in Utica. He is survived by two stepsons, Clarence
and Charles Ringwald, of this city.
OBSERVER DISPATCH - 11 MAR 1919
Touse - Sunday, March 9, 1919, Frederick
Touse, aged 86 years.
Funeral service at his late residence, Floyd
Ave., tomorrow, Wednesday afternoon at 3 o'clock, at St. Matthews Church
at 3:30. Friends are invited.
TOUSE, Otto G.
At his home
914 Court Street at 8 o'clock last evening died Otto G. Touse after an
illness of about one year. He had been in the mercantile business in West
Utica for dozen years and was well known and highly respected. Mr. Touse
was born in Darmstadt, Hessen, April 18, 1861 and lived there until he
was eight years old when he came to this country with his parents who located
at Franklin Iron Works, now Franklin Springs. He wsa brought up and educated
there and was for some time engaged in the business of buying raw furs.
He came to Utica in 1895 and went into the grocery business. For years
he conducted a store on Plant Street and then he moved to the southwest
corner of Court and Schuyler Streets where he was in businees for nine
years and for the last three years in the southeast corner. His son was
for some time engaged in business with him. Mr. Touse was a long buyer
for the Bach Fur Company of New York. He was also a member of the Commerical
Travelers' Mutual Accident Association of America. He was a member of St.
Matthew's Luthern Church and of the Young Men's Association connected
with it. He married Miss Amelia Parker of Peck's Corner who is living.
He leaves a son Oscar P. Touse and a daughter Irene, wife of H. H. Willis,
both of Utica, and two grandchildren, Elva and Stewart Touse. His father
Frederick Touse of this city also survives.
From the Rome Sentinel
Mrs. Flavin M. Traxel, 72, of 605 W. Thomas
St., a former private duty nurse, died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 1979, in Rome
Hospital after a lengthy illness. She was born Feb. 12, 1907 in Windsor,
Conn., daughter of Charles and Sarah Hoben Spencer. She attended
schools in Ava and West Leyden. She married Ralph E. Traxel on Feb.
14, 1925, in Rome. She has lived in Rome since 1923. Mrs. Traxel was a
former private duty practical nurse in the Rome area and during World War
II she worked at Rome Cable. She was a member of Zion Episcopal Church
and its St. Mary's Guild. She was a member and past president of the auxiliary
to the Rome Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars. She was a former chairman for
the Christmas City for Rome organization, former member of the Ralph Bellamy
National Award Association Inc. and former member of the Spanish American
VFW Auxiliary in Utica. Surviving besides her husband is her step-father,
Frank Sasenbury Sr. of Floyd; three daughters, [private]; one son, [private];
a half-sister, [private]; 14 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
A service will be held 11 a.m. Friday at Zion Episcopal Church. Burial
will be in Ava Cemetery. Calling hours are 7 to 9 tonight and 2 to 4 and
7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Martin J. Nunn Funeral Home.
Submitted by Lisa Slaski
Lyons Falls - Glenn A. Traxel, 67, who lived
on Center Street in the summer and in Zephyrhills, Fla., in the winter,
died Thursday, Feb. 20, 1986, in East Pasco Hospital, Zephyrhills, after
a brief illness.
Mr. Traxel was born Oct. 21, 1918, in Boonville,
a son of Henry N. and Sadie Freeman Traxel. He married Muriel Reed
on February 18, 1961. Most of his life was spent in the Boonville area.
Before Wolrd War II, he operated the Shell Service Station on the square
in the Village of Boonville. During the war he participated in the
invasion of Normandy while serving in the Army. After the war he returned
to Boonville and was employed as an auto mechanic for many years at Shaffer
Motors, the DeSoto-Plymouth dealer in Boonville. He later with his brother,
Charles Traxel of Boonville, operated the repair shop independently under
the name of the Boulevard Garage. In more recent years he had worked for
Ronald Topa in his garage and for Brown Equipment Co., Boonville. In recent
years he had also restored old automobiles. Mr. Traxel was an accomplished
musician who played the brass horn in Boonville, Lowville and Clark Mills
bands. He was a member of the Boonville Methodist Church and the Boonville
Masonic Lodge. He was a life member of Hennessey Post, Veterans of
Foreign Wars, and the South Lewis Lions Club of Lyons Falls. Surviving
besides his wife and brother are one daughter, [private]; one son [private];
four stepsons, [private]; two stepdaughters, [private], a sister, [private];
four grandchildren, 17 stepgrandchildren, and one stepgreat-grandchild.
Services will be held 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Trainor Funeral Home, Boonville.
Burial will be in Boonville Cemetery. Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to
9 p.m. Saturday. Contributions may be made to the Boonville Methodist
Submitted by Lisa Slaski - firstname.lastname@example.org
Hubert H. Traxel Dies in Florida
Hubert H. Traxel, 56, formerly of Boonville
died April 20 in Miami, Fla., after a brief illness. He was born in Boonville
and was well known in this area as a musician. He married [private]
of Utica in 1941. Mr. Traxel was a veteran of Wolrd War II, having served
in Belgium, Holland, and France in a Railroad Operations Battalion. At
the time of his death, he was president of Local 734 of the Pipefitters
Union. He was also active in a government sponsored agency which trained
minority groups for positions in the various unions. He is survived by
his wife, a son, [private] his daughters, [private - 2 daughters]; and
a brother John G. of Boonville.
Submitted by: Lisa Slaski
From the Rome Sentinel
Lyle Traxel, 87, of South Pennystreet
Road, a retired employee of the state Fish Hatchery, died Thursday, Aug.
24, 1989, at Sunset Nursing Home, Boonville, where he had been a patient
Born in the Town of Boonville, July3,
1902, he was the son of Daniel and Ida Green Traxel. He grew up on the
family farm in Ava, where he was raised by his father and grandparents.
He married Wava Hurlbut in Morrisville on April 12, 1925. The couple lived
in Westernville where he was employed by Reese's General Store. Upon the
owner's retirement, Mr. Traxel purchased the store which he continued to
operate for 12 years.
He was later employed by the former
state Conservation Department at the Fish Hatchery. A resident of Rome
for the past 40 years, he was a member of the Westernville Presbyterian
Surviving besides his wife are a daughter,
Mrs. William (Geraldine) Brodock, Old Forge; a half brother, Gordon Traxel,
Ava; three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday
at the Trainor Funeral Home, Boonville. Burial will be in Ava Cemetery.
Calling hours will be Saturday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Memorials may
be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
Submitted by Lisa Slaski
Boonville - Myrtle L. Traxel, 91, formerly
of 625 Post Street, Boonville, who recently resided in Rome, died Thursday,
April 11, 1985, in Rome Hospital, after a long illness.
She was born June 14, 1893, in Forestport,
the daughter of Oscar and Laura Williamson Larrivey.
Her younger life was spent on a boat in the
Erie Canal, which her family operated between Buffalo and Long Island.
The family later settled in Boonville.
Years ago, she was employed at a silk mill
She was married to Fred J. Traxel Sept. 2,
1914, in Boonville. Mr. Traxel died Aug. 31, 1955
Surviving are two sons, [private]; two daughters,
[private], one brother, [private], and two grand-children.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday
at 9:30 a.m. at the Trainor Funeral Home. Burial will be in Boonville
Cemetery. Calling hours are from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday.
Contributions may be made to the Trinity
Episcopal Church, Boonville.
ubmitted by: Lisa Slaskit
TRAXEL, Ralph E.
From a Rome newspaper:
Ralph E. Traxel, age 85, of 605 West Thomas
Street, Rome, died Monday, September 9, 1991, at 1329 Hillsboro Road, Camden,
after a long illness.
He was born March 2, 1906, in the Town of
Ava, the son of Eugene W. and Erminie Lueder Traxel. Mr. Traxel was
educated in Ava and Boonville schools. On February 14, 1925, he married
Flavin M. Spencer in Rome. She died December 18, 1979.
Mr. Traxel was a master mechanic and an antique
car buff. He pioneered devices for handicapped people to drive their
own car and also built his own snowmobile before they were commercially
developed and sold to the general public. Mr. Traxel owned and operated
an automobile repair garage for over 50 years, retiring in 1980.
He was a member of the Ava Hilltop Methodist Church, the Rome Izaak Walton
League and the Ukrainian Club.
Surviving are three daughters, [private];
one son [private]; three sisters, [private]; 13 grandchildren, [private];
and 22 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by two grandchildren,
Tommy Francis Lambert who died in 1951, and Robert G. Lambert who died
in 1990, and a brother, Gerard Vary Traxel who died in 1978.
Funeral services will be held at the Nunn
and Harper Funeral Home, Inc., Thursday 9:00 a.m. Interment in Ava Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home 2-4 and 7-9 Wednesday. Contributions
may be made in his memory to the Izaak Walton League.
Submitted by: Lisa Slaski
22 Mar 1934
Death of Esteemed Citizen Mourned
William F. Traxel Passed Away Saturday --
Was Town Clerk 22 Years
In the death of William F. Traxel Saturday
morning at his home in this village, Constableville loses one of its best
known and most highly esteemed business men. Although Mr. Traxel
had been in poor health for several years, he was about his home as usual
He was born at Mohawk Hill June 16, 1861,
the oldest son of Adam Traxel and Margaret Myers Traxel. When a young boy
his parents came to Constableville. He later learned the blacksmith trade,
working with his father.
He was a member of the Lutheran Church at
October 29, 1883, he was united in marriage
with Miss Margaret Hamlin. Mrs. Traxel died September 17, 1915.
Mr. Traxel was a member of the Constableville
Hose Company and Brass Band. In politics he was a Democrat and always took
an interest in the work of the village and town. He held the office
of town clerk of West Turin at the time of his death, an office that he
had held for 22 years. For several years his name has appeared on both
Republican and Democratic tickets.
He was a devoted husband and father and one
who was very fond of his home. Since his health began to fail, he
had been kindly cared for by his daughters. He possessed a large circle
of friends who will learn of his passing with regret.
He is survived by three daughters, Miss Mary
Traxel, Albany, and the Misses Jane and Margaret Traxel and one son, James
O. Traxel, residing at home. He also leaves five brothers, Charles, Henry,
Fred, George and Edwin, all of Boonville; also several nephews and nieces.
The funeran was held from his late home on Tuesday at 2 o'clock.
Submitted by: Lisa Slaski
TRON, Christina Catherina
Utica Saturday Globe from 12 April 1902
Mrs. Harman Thron, of Rome
Rome, April 11-At her home, 506 West Embargo
street, Tuesday morning, occurred the death of Mrs. Christina C., wife
of Hartman Thron. She was taken ill about three weeks ago and had been
confined to the bed two weeks of bronchial pneumonia, although heart disease
was the direct
cause of death. Mrs. Thron was born in Wurtemberg,
Germany, November 23, 1826, and came to this country in 1844, locating
in Easton, Pa. There on November 14, 1845, she married Mr. Thron. During
their residence of over 50 years in this city Mr. And Mrs. Thron made a
wide acquaintance and were among the best known German residents. Mrs.
Thron was a charitable woman and was respected and loved by all who knew
her. She was a faithful member of St. John's E.L. Church and a member of
the Ladies' Society connected with that church. Twelve children were born
of whom 10 are now living: William, of Warren,
O.; Mrs. William Oatman, Mrs. William Dann, of Verona; Mrs. Mary Kahler,
Jacob Hartman, Jr., John, Martin, Henry and Philip Thron, all of this city.
The funeral was
largely attended at the St. John's E.L. Chruch at 2 p.m. Thursday. The
pastor, Rev. C.A. Wiegel, paid a beautiful tribute to her memory, he being
a lifelong friend of deceased. Singing was by the church children and four
great-grandchildren. The bearers were Jacob F., Martin H., William, Henry
A., Philip and John G. Thron, sons and grandsons of deceased. Interment
in the Rome Cemetery.
Also-photo by Bacon,
Mrs. Harman Thron, of Rome. A Highly regarded woman whom death has claimed.
Sent by - Cheryl Waterman Cheryl@Waterman.net
Rome Sentinel-Jan. 10, 1894
McConnellsville, Jan. 9 - At 2:30 am today
Tracy Tyler died at his home, aged 84 years. Mr. Tyler was born in
the town of New Hartford, this county. When he was 21 years old he
came to the town of Vienna and lived in this vicinity ever after.
Since 1870 he has carried the mails from this place part of the time to
Cleveland, until the N.Y. O. & W. R.R. was built, then the route was
shortened to Vienna, and later on the route was divided again between the
R. W. & O. station and Vienna. For the past ten years he has
carried the mails between the station and post office at this place.
No one in this community could be more missed than Mr. Tyler. He
was kind, generous and obliging many times discommoding himself to accommodate
others. When a boy he united with the M. E. Church and all these
years he has truly lived a consistant Christian life. upwards of
years he has served as trustee, steward and
class leader of the church at this place and in the church he will be most
missed. Mr. Tyler's first wife died in 1869. Several years
after her death he was married to Miss Harriet Cooper of Orwell, who survives
him. There are also four children, Alfred, Charles and Miss Martha
Tyler, all now living in Kansas, and Mrs. J. A. Daniels of this place.
The funeral service will take place from the M. E. Church at 6:30 pm on
Rome Sentinel-Jan. 18, 1894
McConnellsville - Jan 18 - Mrs. Harriet Tyler
- widow of the late Tracy Tyler, whose death was mentioned in last week's
Sentinel - died on Tuesday at the age of 62 years at her home. Her
funeral will take place from the house at 12 o'clock on Friday, just one
week from the date of her husband's funeral. Her remains will be
taken to Sand Bank, Oswego county for interment. Her father and other
friends are buried there. Mr. and Tyler both died of typhoid pneumonia.
On account of her many traits of Christian character she will be greatly
missed in the community. She was a faithful member of the
ME Church. A singular incident in connection
with the sudden taking off of this aged couple is the death of Mr. Tyler's
faithful mare, Beauty. She had carried the mails constantly for Mr. Tyler
for twenty-five years and had become as familiar a figure as was Mr. Tyler
himself and after he was taken ill no one could get her to eat her rations
as she had taken them before. On the day after Mr. Tyler died she
was driven to the woods for a load of wood, by Mr. Tyler's grandson, W.
J. Daniels. In felling a small tree it fell intirely different
from what he had calculated. It struck Beauty on the head and killed