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(Ayers) Mrs. G. W. Ayers, died Tuesday at the family home, 217 West Second Street. The family formerly resided at Wells, Pa. The funeral will be private and burial will be Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at Gillett, Pa. (handwritten on article Feb. 3, 1920)
(Bailey) MRS. SARAH E. BAILEY The funeral of Mrs. Sarah E. Bailey late of 45o Carroll Street will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. at the home of her sons, David and Charles Bailey at Christian Hollow. Burial in the Christian Hollow Cemetery. Mrs. Bailey is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Orris J. Danks and Mrs. Walter Comfort; two sons, David and Charles Bailey of Christian Hollow; 14 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren. (handwritten on article Dec 8 1930)
(Beckwith) MRS. BETTIE B. BECKWITH Mrs. Bettie B. Beckwith, 85; died this morning at 2:30 o’clock at the home of her son, Charles Beckwith at Pine City. Her son is her only near relative. The funeral will be held at the home in Pine City Friday at 2:30 p.m. The Rev. H. E. Hubbard will officiate. Burial in the Webb Mills cemetery.
(Besley) MRS. EVA O. BESLEY Mrs. Eva O. Besley died this morning at the home of her son, Walter Besley, 428 West Fifth Street, aged fifty-eight years. She is survived by her husband, G. B. Besley, and six children, Edward of Horseheads, Leda of Springfield, Pa.; Charles, Herbert and Lena of Wells, Pa., and Walter of Elmira. The remains will be removed to Wells, Pa., where the funeral will be held. (handwritten on article Oct 16, 1912)
(Bogart) BOGART—Effie D. wife of William , Sunday at her home, No. 407 Tuttle Avenue, aged thirty-five years. Funeral Wednesday from the house, interment in Woodlawn. (handwritten on article Mar 18, 1900)
(Bowen) MRS. ANDREW BOWEN The death of Mrs. Andrew Bowen occurred this morning at her home in the town of Southport, aged seventy years. She is survived by her husband, three sons and one daughter, Howard C., Nelson P. of this city and Frances M. and George A. at home. Notice of funeral will be given later. (handwritten on article Dec 10, 1902)
(Brewer) MRS. WEALTHA A. BREWER Mrs. Wealtha A. Brewer, 69, widow of Levi Brewer of 535 Baty Street, died Monday morning at 11:40 o’clock after one week’s illness. She is survived by two sons, Harley, Elmira: Ernest, Atlantic City; a daughter, Mrs. James T. Campbell, Elmira; two sisters, Mrs. T. A. Smith, Mrs. Florence K. Brewer, Elmira. Funeral notice later. (handwritten on article May 20, 1919)
(Burlingame) MRS. ELIZA F. BURLINGAME -Mrs. Eliza F. Burlingame died Saturday evening at the home of her son, Frank Burlingame, 403 West Fourteenth street, Elmira Heights, aged ninety-four years. The decedent had resided in Chemung county over 90 years and was one of the few citizens who had attended the dedication of Woodlawn cemetery, October 5, 1858, when the remains of Colonel John Hendy were removed from the Baptist church cemetery, which is now a part of Wisner Park, to Woodlawn cemetery. There was a long procession of the military organizations, the volunteer fire department and civic organizations. Mrs. Burlingame had a lovable disposition and many friends mourn her death. She is survived by her son, Frank Burlingame and two grandchildren, Inez J. and Leon D. Burlingame. The funeral was held this afternoon at 2 o’clock in the Woodlawn chapel and burial was in Woodlawn cemetery. (handwritten on article July 26, 1913)
(Comfort) DIED AT CHRISTIAN HOLLOW Mrs. Nina C. Comfort wife of George Comfort, died suddenly at her home in Christian Hollow at 2 o’clock this morning. Mrs. Comfort had not been in good health and was in the city yesterday to consult a physician. During the night she suffered a stroke of apoplexy. The matter was referred to Coroner Annabel and he issued a certificate this morning. Notice of the funeral will be given later.(handwritten on article Feb. 8 1906)
(Congdon) MRS. BERT CONGDON Mrs. Bert Congdon of Fassett, Pa., died in this city Thursday afternoon at 3:30 o’clock, aged thirty-eight years. She is survived by her husband and four children, Bernice, Edgar, Marie and Pauline, all at home. The funeral will be held at the family home Saturday afternoon at 2 o’clock. The Rev. Seymour Barrett of Tioga, Pa., will officiate. Burial in Gillett, Pa. Cemetery. (handwritten on article Apr 9 1925)
(Crandall) FUNERAL AT PINE CITY The funeral of the late Mrs. Mary Jane Crandall will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the residence in Pine City. Rev. Dr. Huff of the Baptist church of that place, will officiate, and the interment will be in Pine City. Funeral Director Campbell will have charge. (handwritten on article Apr. 27, 1900)
(Crippen) MRS. MARY CRIPPEN The funeral of Mrs. Mary H. Crippen will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o’clock from the home of her mother, No. 107 Partridge Street. Interment will be in Woodlawn. (handwritten on article Aug 8, 1908)
(Decker) MRS. NELLIE J. DECKER Mrs. Nellie J. Decker, died at the home of her sister, Mrs. Leonard, of the town of Southport, Wednesday evening at 8 o’clock, aged sixty-five years. She is survived by her sister, Mrs. Leonard, and a daughter, Mrs. Storms of Southport. The funeral was held in the Harrington undertaking rooms this afternoon and burial was held in Woodlawn Cemetery. 
(Eaton) MRS. LILLIE MAY EATON Mrs. Lillie May Eaton, 67, died Wednesday at 8 a.m. at the home of her son, Walter Eaton, of Pine City. She is survived by two sons, Walter, of Pine City; Frank of Elmira and Floyd Jack of Montana. The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the home of Walter Eaton at Pine City. The Rev. Sidney Kane will officiate, assisted by the Rev. Mr. Premreau. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery 
(Edsall) DIED WEDNESDAY Mrs. Orrila Edsall died yesterday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. D. D. Ham, in Christian Hollow, aged seventy-eight years. Funeral Friday at 2 o’clock at the house. (handwritten on article Apr 27 1900)
(Gates) MRS. JAMES D. GATES Mrs. James Gates died at the family home at Gillett, Pa., Saturday morning at 10:30 o’clock, aged fifty-eight years. She had been ill five months. The decedent is survived by her husband, James D. Gates of Gillett, Pa.; a daughter, Mrs. Edna Quail of Buffalo; a son, William Gates of Gillett, Pa. The funeral will be held at the Gillett church, Thursday at 1:30 o’clock, the Rev. Herman Whitehead to officiate. Burial in the Gillett cemetery. (handwritten on article Mar 29 1924)
(Gustin) Mrs. Abbie Gustin, wife of John Gustin died Monday morning, Feb. 18. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Samuel Pettengill, and one grandchild, several brothers and a sister. The funeral was held Wednesday from the home.
(Hall) ADLIZIA E. HALL Sunday, January 21, occurred the death of Adlizia, wife of Addison Hill, of Sagetown, aged seventy years. She is survived by her husband and two sons, G. W. Miller and H. C. Miller both of Elmira, and one daughter, Mrs. H. G. Collum of Illinois and several brothers. She was a kind and patient wife and a loving mother. The funeral will be held at Sagetown Tuesday morning at 11 o’clock.
(Hamm) MRS. THERESA HAMM Mrs. Theresa Hamm, widow of S. Hamm, former residents of Caton Center, died this morning at 11 o’clock at the home of her daughter, Mrs. William E. Lee, 969 Davis Street. She is survived by a son, Arthur Thompson of Los Angeles, Cal.; a step-son George Hamm of Cleveland, O.; two step-daughters, Mrs. William E. Lee and Mrs. Clarence Livings, both of Elmira. The remains were removed to the David undertaking rooms and the funeral will be held at the Caton Center Methodist Church, Friday at 3 p.m. , the Rev. W. W. McKee of Elmira to officiate. Burial in Caton Center Cemetery. (handwritten on article June 39 1920)
(Havens) Mrs. Margaret Jane Havens died at her home in Wells, Pa., April 23d, aged seventy-eight years. She was the widow of Wesley Havens, whose death occurred just nine weeks previous. The funeral was held at the house Tuesday.—Millerton Advocate. (handwritten on article 1905)
(Hill) MRS. MARY M. HILL Mrs. Mary M. Hill widow of the late Ephrian Hill died at the family home on upper West First Street this morning, aged eighty-four years. She is survived by her two sons S. J. Hill of Fargo, North Dakota and S. B. Hill of this city; two daughters, Mrs. Julia E. Gilbert and Mrs. Nellie H. Smith of Elmira. The funeral will be held at the home tomorrow at 3 p.m. The Rev. G. B. Galligher officiating. The remains will be removed Saturday morning to Caton, where burial will be made in the Canton Cemetery. (My notation: The last sentence is copied exactly as it was in the newspaper article re: Caton and /or Canton) (handwritten on article Feb. 8, 1911)
(Holdridge) DIED AT FASSETTS, PA. Louise, wife of Henry A. Holdridge of Fassetts, Pa., died Monday. She was thirty years of age. A husband and two children survive. The funeral was held at Fassetts, Wednesday afternoon. Interment was in Woodlawn. (handwritten on article Dec 31, 1900)
(Howe) MRS. HARVEY C. HOWE Mrs. Elizabeth C. Howe died last night at 10 o’clock, at the family home, 1012 Pennsylvania Avenue, at Southport Corners. Mrs. Howe had been ill about a week of pneumonia. She was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Weyer and was the last member of that family. She is survived by her husband, and a son, Raymond M. Howe, who is a student at Alfred University. The funeral will be held at the family home Wednesday at 2 p.m. , the Rev. John W. Warren officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. (handwritten on article May 6, 1912)
(Hull) MRS. ESTHER A. HULL The funeral of Mrs. Esther A. Hull was held from Woodlawn Chapel this afternoon at 3 o’clock. A prayer service was held at 2 o’clock from the home, 438 Pennsylvania Avenue. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery. (handwritten on article Aug 11, 1912)
(Kellly) MRS. JOHN KELLY Mrs. John Kelly of 625 Yale Street died Sunday morning at Florida where she went in company of her husband last January in the hopes of improving her health. She is survived by her husband, a daughter Mrs. Grace Gelder and four sons, John P., Harry E., Charles F., Leslie Kelly. The decedent was sixty-eight years old and had been a life-long resident of Elmira. The remains will be received in Elmira Wednesday afternoon and will be removed to the family home, where the funeral will be held Thursday afternoon, the hour to announced later. The Rev. N. Boardman of Emmanuel Church will officiate and burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. (handwritten on article March 25, 1917)
(Kelly) MRS. MARIE KELLY Mrs. Marie Kelly died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Thomas W. Reidy, at 318 West Avenue, at 11 o’clock Tuesday night. She is survived by three sons, John, Thomas and Edward Kelly and two daughters, Mrs. Frank Ferris and Mrs. Thomas W. Reidy. The funeral will be held at the family home Friday at 7:15 .m.; and at the St. Mary’s Church at 9 o’clock. Burial in the SS Peter and Paul Cemetery. (handwritten on article June 7 1921)
(Kinsman) MRS. H. T. KINSMAN Mrs. H. T. Kinsman, 77, died Monday at 8:30 p.m. at the family home at Gillett, Pa. She is survived by her husband, Dr. H. T. Kinsman. The funeral will be held at the Baptist Church in Gillett, Pa., Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. The Rev. Sidney Kane will officiate. Burial in the Gillett, Pa., cemetery.
(Lewis) MRS. CHARLES H. LEWIS Mrs. Charles H. Lewis died yesterday morning at 10:30 o’clock at her home in the town of Southport. The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o’clock and burial will be in Christian Hollow. The deceased ‘s husband died on February 28. There survive three sons, Norman, Henry and Domphia, all of Southport . (handwritten on article 3 daughters, Cora, Dell, Luce)
(Lewis) MRS. JUDSON LEWIS Gillett, June 21 – Mrs. Judson Lewis died at the family home near Fassett Wednesday, aged 77 years. She is survived by her husband and several nieces and nephews. The Rev. Sidney Kane of Gillett officiated. Burial was in Checkerville Cemetery. She was born in South Creek Township, Nov. 25, 1850. (handwritten on article June 20, 1928)
(Lewis) Mrs. E. J. Cole of Cortland and the Rev. B. L. Lewis of Sarasota, Fla., were called here by the death of Mrs. Mary C. Lewis whose funeral will be held this afternoon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. G. M. Whiting. (handwritten on article Mar 15, 1927)
(Manley) MRS. MARTHA J. MANLEY Mrs. Martha J. Manley, aged forty years, died at her home on South Creek Road, last night about 8:30 o’clock. She is survived by her husband, G. T. Manley two daughters, Mrs. Frank ? (can’t read) Miss Cady Manley, at home and one son G. R. also at home; also her father and three sisters in Tacoma, Wash. Funeral later. (handwritten on article Aug 24, 1903)
(Miller) MRS. CATHERINE B. MILLER - Mrs. Catherine B. Miller, 86, widow of Valentine Miller, died unexpectedly this morning at 6 o’clock of a heart seizure, at the family home, 218 West Henry Street. Mrs. Miller had been a resident of Elmira since 1865 and was highly respected. She is survived by eight daughters, Mrs. Thomas Murphy, Mrs. Margaret Sides, the Misses Josephine and Nellie Miller of Elmira; miss Winifred Miller of Brooklyn; Mrs. H. M. Smith of Bridgeport, Conn.; Mrs. L. H. Rice of Buffalo; Mrs. H. E. Beckwith of Pittsburgh, Pa.; a son Frank Miller of Elmira; four grandchildren. The funeral will be held in the family home, Thursday at 2 p.m., the Rev. H. E. Hubbard will officiate. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. Kindly omit flowers. (handwritten on article Feb 18 1930)
(Miller) MRS. MARY A. MILLER Mrs. Mary A. Miller, aged 70 years and widow of John D. Miller, died yesterday morning at 7 o’clock at the Miller residence, No. 750 Pennsylvania Avenue, of heart disease. She is survived by five sons, Alderman Albert G. Miller, William D. Miller, Frank S. Miller, Warren Miller and Ralph E. Miller. The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon from the home at 2:30 o’clock. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. (handwritten on article Oct 12, 1906)
(Miller) MRS. WILLIS H. MILLER Mrs. Donna Miller died at the family home at Millerton, Pa., Thursday after an illness of two weeks. She is survived by her husband, Willis H. Miller; a daughter, Miss Ella E. Miller of New York City; two sons, Jesse W. of Millerton, Pa and Mortimer E. of Williamsport, Pa. The funeral will be held at the family home Sunday at 3 p.m. Burial in the Millerton Cemetery. (handwritten on article June 4, 1925)
(Morris) MRS. THERON A. MORRIS Mrs. Dela Morrow Morris of 526 William Street, died this morning at 9:25 o’clock. Mrs. Morris is survived by her husband, Theron A. Morris; two nieces Mrs. Rita R. Woolf and Mrs. John Thompson, both of New York City. The remains repose in the Smith & Fudge undertaking rooms, where the funeral will be held Monday, the time to be announced later. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. (handwritten on article Oct 1 1926)
(Morrow) MRS. ALVIRA E. MORROW Mrs. Alvira E. Morrow, widow of Flavel E. Morrow, died at the home of T. A. Morris, corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and South Broadway, Saturday at 11:50 p.m., aged seventy-eight years. The funeral was held this afternoon at 2:30 p.m. and was private. The Rev. S. E. Eastman of the Park Church officiated and burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. (handwritten on article Aug 12, 1911)
(Osborne) MRS. ANTOINETTE D. OSBORNE Mrs. Antoinette D. Osborne, widow of John E. Osborne, died this morning at 10:15 o’clock at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Earl Smith, 103 Morrow Street, aged sixty years. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Earl Smith, Mrs. Sadie E. Peck and Miss Eleanor Osborne, all of Elmira; two sons Durland C. and John C. Peck of this city. The remains repose in the Wilson undertaking rooms until Tuesday morning when they will be removed to the home of Mrs. Sadie E. Peck, 113 South William Street, where the funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 o’clock. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. (handwritten on article Dec 10 1923)
(Ovens) FUNERAL TOMORROW Penn Yan, Dec. 30—Mrs. Melinda Ovens, aged 46 years, died at her home in Milo Wednesday,after a short illness. She is survived by her husband John Ovens, one son and one daughter. The funeral will be held from the late residence tomorrow afternoon at 2 o’clock, interment to be in Lake View Cemetery, Penn Yan. (handwritten on article 1910)
(Patterson) NOTED DWARF DIES Mrs. Lillian M. Patterson, who was well known to many Elmirans, died yesterday at the family home, 850 East Market Street. Mrs. Patterson was a dwarfed cripple, who was seen often on the streets riding on a small tricycle. She became famous locally, several years ago when she underwent the Caesarian operation. Her son is now a young man of stalwart build and had cared for the mother during her long illness. (handwritten on article Aug 1912)
(Pitt) HAS PARALYTIC STROKE On Thursday of last week, the same day that Mr. Wheeler died, Mrs. Irene Pitt, another aged resident was smitten with a stroke of paralysis. As she had been deprived of her speech since her last stroke several years ago it was thought at first she might not survive this one but she is responding finely to the treatments being given her by Dr. Kinsman. (handwritten on article July 29, 1915)
(Queal) MRS. JAMES QUEAL Mrs. James Queal died Tuesday morning, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Earl Farren at Horseheads, aged eighty years. Mrs. Queal is survived by three daughters; Mrs. W. E. Swartwook, Mansfield, Pa.; Mrs. Earl Warren of Horseheads; Mrs. Adelbert ? of Gillett, Pa.; three sons, Henry and Robert Queal of Gillett, Pa. and Willard of Mosherville; a son-in-law Bert Congdon Fassett, Pa.; a brother, Willard ? of Jobs Corners; a sister-in-law Mrs. H. B. Tickner of Elmira. The funeral will be held at Gillett, Pa., Friday at 11 a.m. Burial in the Gillett Cemetery. (handwritten on article Mar 30 1926)
(Sage) MRS. WILLIAM S SAGE - Mrs. Lillie M. Sage died Sunday at 1 p.m. at the family home in Horseheads, aged forty-seven years. She is survived by her husband, William S. Sage, two daughters, Mrs. Frank Densberger of Middletown, N.Y., and Miss Harriet, at home; two sons, Louis of Rochester and Harry of Ann Arbor, Mich.; two sisters, Laura and Minnie Seibold of Horseheads. The funeral will be held at home Wednesday at 10 a.m. The Rev. H. Smith will officiate and burial will be in Caton Cemetery. (handwritten on article Apr 20 1913)
(Settle) MRS. LUCY SETTLE Mrs. Lucy Settle, widow of James Settle, died this morning at 5:20 o’clock at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Henry Rorick, 307 William Street. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Fred Davis of Addison; Mrs. Henry Rorick of Elmira; two sons, Wilbert of Avon and John of Elmira; two sisters, Mrs. Henry Stevents of Wellsburg and Mrs. Sarah MacNaney of Elmira; several grandchildren and great grandchildren. The funeral will be held at 307 William Street, Monday at 8 a.m. and in the SS. Peter and Paul Church at 9 o’clock.(handwritten on article May 5 1928)
(Shaw) MRS. HANNAH M. SHAW Mrs. Hannah M. Shaw, widow of Otis Shaw, died this morning at 5 o’clock at the Home for the Aged, aged seventy-nine years. She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Frederick Finney of Hornell. The funeral will be held at the Home for the Aged Wednesday at 4 p.m. The Rev. C. E. Calvin will officiate and burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. (handwritten on article Oct 10, 1916)
(Shears) MRS. MARTHA J. SHEARS Mrs. Martha J. Shears, who suffered a shock of apoplexy simultaneously with her husband about a week ago, to which he succumbed at the time, died at 11:40 o’clock this morning at the family home in Christian Hollow. The funeral arrangements are in care of W. C. Harrington, who will make announcement later. (handwritten on article Apr 20 1901)
(Sheeley) MRS, EDWARD V, SHEELEY Mrs. Edward V. Sheeley died at the family home, No. 113 West Chemung Place yesterday afternoon at 10 o’clock, after an illness of four weeks with peritonitis. Mrs. Sheeley was the wife of the senior member of the firm of ? & J. Sheeley. She was forty-four years of age and until about fourteen years ago, the time of her marriage, lived in Maquoketa, Ia. Mrs. Sheeley was a member of Park Church.
(Shepard) MRS. CLARA SHEPARD Mrs. Clara Shepard of 764 Spruce Street died Saturday evening. She is survived by her husband, George Shepard; a daughter, Mrs. Winifred Hovencamp, Sullivanville; a son, Fred S. Shepard, Detroit. The funeral was held in the Honon funeral home this afternoon at 2 o’clock. The Rev. William Allen officiated. The pall bearers were Burt Andrew, John Good, James Shipman, Charles June, Grant Belknap, Joseph DeGraw. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery . (handwritten on article July 28, 1929)
(Sisson) SUCCUMBS TO TYPHOID Dundee. N.Y., Nov 4—Mrs. John Sisson, the wife of a prominent farmer and vineyardist of the town of Milo, died at the home in that town on Wednesday of typhoid fever, of which she had been ill for the past two weeks. Mrs. Sisson was 43 years old and was born at Pike, Potter County, Pa. She had resided here since her marriage about 20 years ago. Her husband is now afflicted with typhoid fever and is seriously ill. There are four children, three girls and a boy; Anna, Carrie, Leona and Vern, besides the husband, Burial will take place at Penn Yan in the Lakeview Cemetery. (handwritten on article Nov. 2, 1910)
(Sitzer) MRS. SARAH J. SITZER Mrs. Sarah J. Sitzer died Sunday at 8:30 a.m. at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Richard Collins, 226 Caldwell Avenue. Besides this daughter the decedent is survived by two sons, Charles of Lavona, Pa. and Arthur of Horseheads. The funeral will be held at the home Wednesday at 8 a.m. and at 9 o’clock at St. Mary’s church. (handwritten on article Jan 27, 1918, Christian Hollow)
(Smeaton) Waverly, Oct. 1—Mrs. Frances Smeaton died at her late home, 564 Clark Street yesterday, aged seventy-eight years. She is survived by two sons, George of Towanda and Wesley of Waverly; two daughters Mrs. Mary Gilbert of Horseheads, and Mrs. Anna McCorry of Albany. The funeral will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock from the home. Interment will be in Glenwood Cemetery. (handwritten on article 1919)
(Speer) MRS. JOHN B. SPEER Mrs. Jennie Taylor Speer died this morning at the family home in Caton, after an extended illness, aged forty-seven years. She is survived by her husband, John B. Speer, two daughters, Alice E., and Myrtle A., a sister, Mrs. Charles B. Gilbert of Elmira. The family formerly resided in Elmira and later at Ardmore, Pa. The funeral will be announced later. Burial in the Caton Cemetery. (handwritten on article Sept 18 1923)
(Taylor) MRS. JULIA TAYLOR Mrs. Julia Taylor died this morning at the family home at Fassett, Pa. She is survived by her husband, Albert Taylor, two daughters Mrs. Charles B. Gilbert of Elmira and Mrs. John B. Spear of Caton. The funeral will be announced later. (handwritten on article Jan 7, 1920)
(Taylor) MRS. JULIA TAYLOR The funeral of Mrs. Julia Taylor will be held at the family home at Fassett, Pa., Saturday at 11 a.m. The burial will be in the Caton Cemetery. 
(Tesch) MRS. EMMA F. TESCH Mrs. Emma F. Tesch, widow of Frederick Tesch, died at the family home, 715 W. Second St., Saturday afternoon at 3:50 o’clock. She is survived by six daughters, Mrs. D. W. Chamberlin of Cascade Locks, Ore., Mrs. Fred L. Hogg of Elmira; Mrs. R. E. Beardsley of Elmira, Miss Ella Tesch of Jacksonville, Fla., Mrs. William Roe of Corning, and Mrs. George Moak of Elmira; one son, Jacob Tesch of Elmira. The funeral will be held at the family home Tuesday at 2 p.m. The Rev. C. E. Eichner will officiate. Burial in the Caton Center Cemetery. (handwritten on article Jan 5, 1928)
(Tobey) Mrs. Hannah Maria Tobey, aged 60 years, wife of Preston A. Tobey of the town of Caton, died following an illness of heart trouble. Mr. Tobey is the only survivor. The funeral was held this afternoon. Burial was in Tobey Cemetery. (handwritten on article 1919)
(Turk) MRS. GEORGE TURK Mrs. George Turk died yesterday at her home in Gillett, aged 64 years. Her husband, two sons and two daughters survive. The funeral will be held Wednesday at the Baptist Church in Gillett (handwritten on article July 7, 1912)
(VanOrsdale) Mrs. Libbie Van Orsdale, widow of Edwin Van Orsdale, of 417 William Street, died unexpectedly yesterday afternoon at 5:30 o’clock of a heart seizure. Mrs. Van Orsdale, with her daughter, Mrs. Harry Shoemaker, had attended the Regent theatre and as they were leaving the theatre lobby. Mrs. Van Orsdale suffered a heart seizure and was assisted to the Hooker pharmacy, near the Regent Theatre, where she was attended by Dr. M. E. Seafuse and restoratives were administered. Mrs. Van Orsdale died in a short time. The decedent had passed the greater part of her life in Elmira, where Mr. Van Orsdale was engaged many years in the produce business. She was a member of the First Methodist Church. The remains were removed to the family home. The decedent is survived, by her daughter, Mrs. Shoemaker and a sister, Mrs. Theresa Ham. The funeral will be held at the family home Friday at 2:30 p.m. the Rev. W. W. McKee to officiate. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. Feb. 24, 1920)
(Waters) MRS. EMMA WATERS Mrs. Emma Waters, 81, widow of Levi Waters, former residents of Elmira Heights, died this morning at 11 o’clock at the Home for the Aged, where she had been a member of the family several years. Mrs. Waters is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Archie Goodwin of Elmira Heights, a son Charles of Lansing, Mich., a granddaughter, Mrs. Roy Fleming and a grandson, Leonard Waters of Elmira Heights. The funeral will be held at the Home for the Aged Friday at 2:30 p.m. The Rev. E. A. Mathews will officiate. Burial in Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads. (handwritten on article Dec. 6, 1928)
(Watkins) MRS. JULIA M. WATKINS Mrs. Julia M. Watkins died this morning at 10:30 o’clock at the home of her son, Earl Watkins, on the Henry Hollow Road. She is survived by three sons, Harry of Pine City, Steven of Elmira, Earl of Henry Hollow; a daughter, Mrs. Anna Howland of Elmira; five sisters and two brothers. The remains were removed to the Davis undertaking rooms in Elmira and the funeral will be announced later. (handwritten on article Dec 24 1921)
(Weed) MRS. ELIZA M. WEED The funeral of Mrs. Eliza M. Weed will be held tomorrow afternoon at the house, 431 South Broadway. Burial will be in Pine City, Rev. Francis Sherer will officiate.
(Wheeler) MRS. WHEELER DIES Mrs. Minor Wheeler died in Gillett Saturday, aged eighty years, and was buried from her late home yesterday afternoon at 2 o’clock. She leaves an aged husband and two daughters. (handwritten on article Mar 1, 1913)
(Wightman) MRS SARAH C. WIGHTMAN Sarah C. Wightman, widow of A. M. Wightman died at the home on Orchard Street in Horseheads at 8 o’clock yesterday aged eighty-six years. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Sarah Brown of Horseheads, Mrs. E. A. Jarvis of Buffalo, four grandchildren, Charles A. Brown of Horsehead, Katherine Wightman of Horseheads, Evelyn Jarvis of Buffalo, George Wightman of Buffalo. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Elmira and was a well-known woman. The funeral will be held at the home Friday afternoon at 3 o’clock. Burial was in Maple Grove Cemetery. (handwritten on article 1907)
(Woodward) MRS. E. G. WOODWARD Mrs. E. G. Woodward died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Carrie Brown, 201 Cusick Street this morning at 12:15 o’clock. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Carrie Brown of this city, and Mrs. Alice H. Moyle of Wichita, Kansas; five sons, Seneca Woodward of Ranger, Texas; William Hurd of Port Allegheny, Pa.; Frank Hurd of Punxsutawney; A. G. Woodward of Curwensville, Pa., F. B. Woodward of Roulette, Pa. the remains were removed to the McInerney and Q’Dea undertaking parlors where the funeral will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. The Rev. Delos Abrams will officiate. (handwritten on article May 22 1922)

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