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ALEXANDER MINER ALEXANDER Miner Alexander died this morning at 5:30 o’clock at the family home near Bulkhead, in the town of Southport, aged eighty-three years. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. John J. Sutton and Miss Lillian Alexander of Elmira; two sons, William and Robert of Elmira and a sister, Mrs. Harry Barnes of Clyde, O. The remains were removed to the Campbell Funeral Chapel in this city and the funeral will be announced later. (handwritten on article Sept 30, 1920)
ALLINGTON CHARLES R. ALLINGTON (handwritten over Charles is John) Charles R. Allington of West Elmira, died Sunday morning at 11 o’clock at Rosstown following an illness of a few hours. Mr. Allington is survived by his widow and one daughter Della at home; two brothers, George of Elmira and Lewis of Hornell. The funeral was Tuesday afternoon. Burial in Woodlawn.
ALLINGTON JOHN R. ALLINGTON The funeral of John R. Allington was held at the family home on the Church Street Terrace, West Elmira, Tuesday afternoon. The burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery.
AMES WILLIAM AMES The funeral of William Ames will be held today at 11 a.m., in the Hughes funeral home, and will be private. The Rev. R. Vieweg will officiate. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. Mr.Ames is survived by two sons Roy Ames of Elmira, George Ames of Indiana; a daughters, Mrs. Frank Stadelmaier of Elmira; a sister Miss Jennie Ames of Indiana. (handwritten on article May 9, 1931)
ANDREWS ELISHA ANDREWS Elisha Andres died Monday night at the family home at Alder Run, Pa., aged forty-three years. The decedent had been ill since December. He is survived by two children, Theron and Lulu, two sisters, Mrs. Lawrence Impson and Mrs. Frederick Bement; three brothers, Alden, Luther and William. The funeral will be held at the family home Thursday at 1 p.m. and at the Baptist Church in Alder Run, Pa. at 2 p.m.,burial in the Alder Run cemetery. (handwritten on article Apr 13, 1914)
ANDRUS MRS. J. B. JUDSON Mrs. Minnie Judson died at the family residence at Fassett, Pa., Wednesday, aged forty-five years. She is survived by her husband, J. B. Judson, and five children—Lawrence, Lester, Owen, Mae and Evelyn all at home; a brother Henry Andrus of Athens, Pa., and a sister Mrs. Jennie Louk of Corning. The funeral will be held at the home Saturday at 10 a.m.,the Rev. Mr. Osbourne of the Gillett, Pa. church to officiate. Burial in the Gillett cemetery. 
BABCOCK MRS. PETER B. RUTAN Mrs. Peter B. Rutan died early this morning at the family home, 334 Broadway, aged seventy years. The decedent had passed the greater part of her life in Elmira and held the respect of many friends. The decedent suffered a severe illness several years ago, of which she never fully recovered. She is survived by her husband, two daughters, Mrs. Milton Adams and Mrs. William E. Young of this city; two sons, Wilbur R. and Phay B. and two brothers, Samuel Babcock, who died about three weeks ago, was also a brother of Mrs. Rutan. The funeral will be held at the family home Friday at 2:30 p.m. , the Rev. Allen L. Hobert of Centenary Methodist church to officiate. Burial in Woodlawn cemetery. (handwritten on article Mar 14, 1917)
BALDWIN FRANK E. BALDWIN Frank E. Baldwin, the husband of Laura B. Smith-Baldwin, died at the family home in San Jose, Cal., March 18. Mrs. Baldwin was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. O. N. Smith of this city and a cousin of Mrs. Clara A. White, of East Hudson Street. Mr. Baldwin was born in Dover, Mass., in 1857 being of the Biglow and Adams families, whose history dates back to the Mayflower landing. He was a graduate of the Columbia University School of Mines. In 1879 he went to Pueblo Colo., where he was secretary to Governor Cooper of that state. He served as registrar to the United States Land office under Presidents Harrison, Cleveland after which he opened a law office making a specialty of mining and land office claims.In 1903 Mr. Baldwin suffered a nervous breakdown from overwork and removed to San Jose, Cal, for the benefit of his health. In that city he conducted a large poultry raising plant, which was very successful, his prize stock being well known along the Pacific coast and in Hawaii. The decede
BALMER Margaret L. Balmer, the infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Balmer, of the town of Southport, died Monday afternoon in this city, aged fifteen months. The funeral will be announced later. (handwritten on article Jan 13, 1919)
BARTO CHRISTMAS DAY BRINGS SADNESS Millerton Boy Met Horrible Death Near Galeton. (Special to Evening Star) Millerton, Pa. Dec. 24- Frederick Barto, aged fourteen years, and his sister, Mary, aged ten years, have been living with relatives in this place for some time past, their mother being dead the father, Peter Barto, being employed at West Pike, near Galeton, Pa. Yesterday morning the two children left Millerton at 8:42 o’clock on the Erie’s Tioga train, for Elmira, where they were transferred to Erie train No. 25 and proceeded to Galeton, Pa. to spend Christmas with their father, in which they were happy with expectations of meeting. Upon arrival at Galeton early yesterday afternoon they were taken on to West Pike, where the father is employed in a saw mill. The son was walking through the mill when he fell and struck on a circular saw receiving fatal injuries and dying within a few minutes. Word was sent to relatives in this place and the remains of the lad will be brought to Elmira tomorrow morning and will
BECKWITH CHARLES B. BECKWITH Charles B. Beckwith, 47, a painter by occupation, who was employed in Elmira, died unexpectedly this morning of a heart seizure, at the family home in Pine City. His mother, Mrs. Betty Beckwith died last week, at Pine City. Mr. Beckwith is survived by his widow, Mrs. Mildred Beckwith. The funeral will be held in the family home Saturday at 10 a.m. The Rev. George Burroughs will officiate. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira. (handwritten on article Feb 14, 1929)
BEEMAN ELIZABETH B. CASSADA Elizabeth Beeman Cassada, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Cassada, died this morning at 4:30 o’clock of scarlet fever at the family home, 408 Baty street, aged sixteen years. She is survived by her parents and a brother, Franklin J., also her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank J. Cassada. The funeral will be held Tuesday and will be strictly private. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. (handwritten on article Feb.5, 1917)
BENNETT MRS. LEMIRA B. COMFORT Mrs. Lemira Bennett Comfort, 23, died at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Bennett, 504 Lyon Street at 9:30 o’clock Thursday night. Mrs. Comfort is survived by her husband; two sons, Frank Roger and John Robert; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Bennett; seven brothers, Harry C., Willis, John R., Frank, Raymond, Albert, jr., Edgar. The remains repose in the family home and Saturday at 11 a.m. will be removed to the Wilson funeral home. The funeral will be held at that location Saturday at 4 p.m. The Rev. C. G. McConnell will officiate. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. (handwritten on article May 9, 1929)
BENSON F. Newman Benson, 50, formerly of Elmira, died late Saturday night in Buffalo. He is survived by his widow, his mother Mrs. Sarah E. Benson of Mosherville, Pa., on son Francis, and one sister, Mrs. Alice Corey of Bay Side., L.L. The remains will arrive in Elmira late tonight and will be removed to the Hagerman funeral parlor where the funeral will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m., the Rev. A. M. Laird officiating. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. The committal service will be given by Queen City Lodge I.O.O.F. (handwritten on article May 30, 1931)
BOGART KILLED BY A DEFECTIVE FLY WHEEL William Bogart, thirty-eight years of age and residing at No. 208 Harriet Street, met with almost instant death yesterday afternoon on the George W. Hoffman, 2nd, farm on upper West Water Street, through the breaking of a fly wheel on an ensilage cutter which he was operating. Mr. Bogart was formerly a motorman on the Horseheads line of the Elmira, Water, Light & Railroad Company, but about two months ago secured a leave of absence and formed a partnership with Arthur Rathbun to do general threshing work and ensilage cutting about the farms of the county. Friday Mr. Bogart, with several others, was engaged in threshing and yesterday began placing in position a No. 20 Ohio ensilage cutter, the machine being a new one, which had never been run before. The morning was consumed in getting it in shape and just before dinner it was started up to see if it ran properly, the work of cutting being started at 1 o’clock yesterday afternoon. Three bundles had been run through, Mr. Bogart s
BOWEN ANDREW BOWEN Andrew Bowen died at his home in the town of Southport above Bulkhead yesterday afternoon He is survived by three sons Howard of Elmira Heights and George at home; one daughter Frances M. The hour of the funeral is 2 p.m. Sunday. He was in his seventy-seventh year, and had lived in the town of Southport for a long period (handwritten on article 1905)
BOYNTON Orr Boynton, 70, of Goldenglow Heights. Early this morning, Nov. 30, 1951. Survived by wife, Mrs. Lettie Boynton; sons, Kenneth H. and Glen C. Boynton; four grandchildren; brother, Harry Boynton, all of Elmira. The body is at the Holly-Keck Funeral Home where funeral services will be held Monday at 1:30 p.m. The Rev. Alfred P. Coman. Woodlawn Cemetery.
BOYNTON CHARLES BOYNTON Charles Boynton of upper Mt. Zoar Street, died Wednesday at 4 p.m., at the home of his son, Orr Boynton in the South Creek Township, aged seventy-nine years. He is survived by his widow, four children, Mrs. M. E. Carpenter, Christian Hollow; George and Harry of Elmira and Orr of South Creek; two sisters, Mrs. L. C. Overpeck of Watkins and Mrs. E. S. Stevens of Lake City, Michigan. The funeral will be held at the home of Harry Boynton on upper Mt. Zoar Street, Saturday at 2 p.m. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. (handwritten on article Sept 24, 1919)
BRAINARD LAURA BELLE BRAINARD Laura Belle, infant daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. George Brainard, of Pine City died yesterday afternoon, from diphtheria, aged two years. The child had been ill only a few days. A private funeral was conducted this morning by the Rev. Francis Sherer, of Elmira, and interment was made in Woodlawn Cemetery. (handwritten on article Feb 28 1905)
BREESE LOUIS C. BREESE Louis C. Breese, a former resident of Elmira, at 1061 Davis Street, died yesterday at Arch Creek, Fla., after an illness of about ten days of malaria fever. Mr. Breese was a graduate of the Elmira Free Academy and was a former member of Company L. He was a guest of Elmira friends about a month ago. The decedent is survived by his widow, a daughter, Muriel; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George H. Breese; two sisters, Mrs. B. J. Davis of Miama, Fla, and Miss Ruby Breese who is now a guest of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Dilly of West First Street in this city. The funeral arrangements have not been announced. (handwritten on article Sept 25, 1914)
BREESE GEORGE H. BREESE George H. Breese, a former resident of Elmira, died Monday at the family home at Miami, Fla., where the family has resided since 1913, The family while in Elmira resided at 1061 Davis Street. The decedent is survived by his widow, two daughters, Mrs. Frank Davis and Mrs. J. M. Crist of Miami, Fla; Mrs. William H. Reid of 521 West First Street is a sister-in-law of the decedent. The funeral will be held at Miami, Fla. (handwritten on article Feb. 1, 1926)
BREWER Harley F. Brewer, 57, 587 Baty St., 10 p.m. Tuesday Apr 27, 1943, in a local hospital. Survived by his wife, Mrs. Margaret Brewer, Elmira; three daughters, Mrs. Wealtha Pullen, Mary Ann and Prudence Brewer, all of Elmira; a son Cpl. Charles S. Brewer, Spokane, Wash.; a sister, Mrs. J. T. Campbell, Wallace, N.Y.; an aunt, Mrs. Florence Brewer, Elmira; a grandson Gregory P. Pullen of Elmira. Body is in the Harrington Funeral Home. Announcements later.
BREWER Relatives of George William Brewer, who resides at No. 730 Hopkins Street, went to call him this morning as usual and found the aged man dead in bed. The end had come peacefully, the inevitable surrender to old age which was to be expected at seventy-seven. Coroner Annabel was notified and made the usual investigation. The funeral will be held at the church in Daggett Hollow at 1 o’clock Friday afternoon. The burial will be in the cemetery at the Hollow. (handwritten on article Oct 6 1904)
BREWER Mosherville, dec. 28—Edson Smith Brewer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Brewer die Tuesday afternoon at his home here. The funeral will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock from the Mosherville Church. (handwritten on article 1910)
BRIGGS OLIVER J. BRIGGS Oliver J. Briggs died at the family home in Pine City Sunday at 3 p.m. after an illness of two days’ duration. Mr. Briggs was born at Mapleridge, Tioga County, Pa., in 1848. He is survived by his widow, Emma D., one son Henry at home; two daughters, Mrs. Maynard J. Kidd of Aberdeen, South Dakota, and Miss Eva G., at home; also one brother, Andrew Briggs of California and three sisters, Mrs. Jennie Stone of Cortland, Mrs. Phoebe Gage of Mansfield, Pa., and Mrs. Alida Beal of Los Angeles, Cal. The funeral will be announced later. (handwritten on article Jan 19, 1913)
BROOKS WILLIAM BROOKS William Brooks died today at his late home in Pine City, aged sixty-five years. Death was due to cardiac dropsy, from which he had suffered for a long time. He was a most estimable man and his character was above reproach. He was one of the thoroughly good men of the community who will be missed by all residents of Pine City and vicinity. He is survived by a wife and two daughters, Mrs. Sallie Hill of Clark Hollow and Mrs. Bush of Pine City. The funeral will be held Saturday morning at 11 o’clock at the family home. (handwritten on article 1905)
BROWN SAMUEL L. BROWN Samuel L. Brown of the town of Ashland, died Saturday at 3 p.m., aged sixty-two years. He is survived by one son, L. Herbert Brown of Elmira; one daughter, Mrs. Charles H. Schultz, of Elmira; a brother William in the West, and four sisters, Mrs. John Johnson of Corning; Mrs. Gordon Sage of East Elmira; Mrs. Jesse Gustin of Gillett, Pa., and Mrs. Dezillo Devoe of Olin, Iowa. A prayer service will be held Tuesday at the home at 12 o’clock and the funeral will be conducted in Woodlawn chapel at 2 p.m. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. (handwritten on article Sept. 21, 1912)
BROWN JOHN BROWN, SR. The funeral of the late John Brown, Sr., who died at Cedar Ledge, Pa., will be held from the home of his daughter, Mrs. Frank J. Cassada, No. 105 Elm Street, tomorrow afternoon at 2 o’clock. The services will be conducted by Rev. Drs. W. T. Henry and D. R. Ford. The interment will be in Woodlawn. (handwritten on article 1901)
BROWN TRIBUTE FROM DR. FORD Died, of heart failure, consequent upon pneumonia, March 8, 1901, John Brown, Sr., of Elmira. He “fell upon sleep” unexpectedly, but his wide acquaintance and beneficent life leave behind a host of consolatory memories. Born at Truxton, N.Y.; of Connecticut parentage, April, 1824, he was while yet a lad left poor by the death of both parents. Country schools, sixty years ago, furnished his education. Chemung county in that early time, was just emerging from its pioneer age, and John Brown ver soon made for himself a successful life-business, in farming and lumbering. Years of labor and forecast with woods, mills, mines and markets brought to him a modest, hard-earned fortune. Meanwhile he had the good fortune to gain a noble wife, Miss Martha Wier of Southport, and a family of children soon grew up in their industrious and intelligent home. The good wife died but a short month ago, leaving a blessed memory; and their children are all active and honored members of their communities. This 
BROWN STEPHEN BROWN DEAD At the old homestead at South Creek, where he has resided for sixty-seven years, Stephen T. Brown died early this morning. He was ninety years of age, and to few men is it given to enjoy in quiet, peaceful happiness the love and esteem of all with whom they come in contact, as was Stephen Brown. About a week ago Mr. Brown was stricken with paralysis, and because of his advanced age was unable to overcome the disease, death ending the unequal struggle at 3:30 o’clock this morning. The deceased was born in North Hector, and in early manhood moved to this section, where he married and settled on the farm at South Creek, where he has lived for the past sixty-seven years. In 1892 a cyclone destroyed the homestead, and another was built on the same site. He is survived by his wife, now in the autumn of life, one son, George R. Brown, lately superintendent of the New York Central Railroad; a grandson, Lucian Brown, who is now in New Mexico; and a granddaughter, Mrs. James C. Balcolm, of corning. T
BSTTERSON EMERSON J. BATTERSON Emerson J. Batterson died this morning at Beaverskill, in the Catskills, where he went several weeks ago in search of health. The deceased was thirty-two years of age and is unmarried. He had passed the greater part of his life in Elmira and was a young man of good principles, which won for him a large circle of friends. For a number of years Mr. Batterson was secretary and treasurer of the Wckoff Company on the South Side and for the past year has been associated with his brother, Robert D. Batterson, in the merchant tailor business at No. 308 East Water Street. He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Anna L. Batterson of Elmira; two brothers, Robert D. of Elmira and George H., an attendant at the Willard State Hospital; also three sisters, Mrs. Clara Lewis and Mrs. James T. Fudge of Elmira and Mrs. Arthur E. Nye of Oneonta. The remains will be brought into Elmira tomorrow afternoon at 4:13 over the Erie railroad and will be removed to the family residence at No., 311 Mt. Zoar Street. The fun
BUCHER MRS. LOVINA PERRIGO Lovina Bucher daughter of Milo and Mary Ann Bucher, was born in the town of Catlin, Chemung county, October 27, 1845, and departed this life July 3, 1911. She was one of a family of twelve children, two of whom died in infancy. Of the ten who grew up to maturity, she is the first to be taken away by death. The decedent was married to John Perrigo August 29, 1864. To them were born two children, William Perrigo and Mrs. Ida Ostrander both of Catlin. Early in life Mrs. Perrigo embraced the christian faith and some twelve or fourteen years ago, definitely experienced the grace of entire sanctification, since which time, until prevented by the illness which finally caused her death, consistently witnessed both by her personal testimony and by a victorious, humble, godly life that the gospel has lost none of its power and that Christ can save from all sin even here in this present life. Surely “The memory of the just is blessed.” The funeral service was conducted at the Wesleyan Methodist Churc
BURLINGAME FREDERICK J. BURLINGAME Frederick J. Burlingame a resident of the Town of Southport, died yesterday morning, aged seventy-one years. The remains were removed to Harrington’s undertaking rooms, where they will remain until tomorrow. The funeral will be held at the Woodlawn Chapel at 2 o’clock. The Rev. F. M. Windnagle will officiate and burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. Mr. Burlingame is survived by his mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Burlingame and a brother Frank Burlingame, both of Elmira Heights. (handwritten on article Oct 20, 1909)
CARPENTER Marshall E.Carpenter, 68 of the Christian Hollow Rd., died at his home Monday evening Jan. 20, 1941. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Nina Carpenter; three daughters Mrs. J. O. Burt and Mrs. Stanley Przymusik of Elmira and Mrs. Eugene Murray of New York City; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild, and a sister, Mrs. Harvey Sitzer, Christian Hollow Rd. The body is in the Wilson funeral home and will be removed Wednesday to the family home, where the funeral will be held at 2 p.m., Friday. The Rev. C. W. hardy will officiate. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. 
CARPENTER MRS. TRACY A. HARRIS Mrs. Algeretta C. Harris, 710 Kenen Street died Sunday afternoon at the family home. She is survived by her husband, Tracy A. Harris; two sons Arlo of Elmira and Eugene Troy, Pa.; one sister, Mrs. Harvey Sitzer of Pine City; two brothers Marshall Carpenter of Pine City and Milton G. Carpenter of Elmira; also a grandchild. The funeral will be held at the home Wednesday at 2 o’clock. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. (handwritten on article Apr 20 1924)
CARPENTER MILTON G. CARPENTER Milton G. Carpenter of 100 Cedar Street died at the Arnot Ogden Hospital at 6 o’clock Saturday evening following an illness of one week of pneumonia. The decedent is survived by three sons, Eugene, Ambrose and Leroy all of Elmira; five daughters, Mrs. Samuel Criss of Mosherville, Mrs. Arthur Rockwell and the Misses Wanda, Ona and? Of Elmira; one brother, Marshall E. Carpenter, and one sister, Mrs. Harvey Sitzer, both of the Town Southport. The remains were removed to the Harrington undertaking chapel where the funeral will be held at a time to be announced. (handwritten on article Feb 21 1925)
CARPENTER PAINTER KILLED BY FALL Yesterday morning Fred J. Carpenter, a painter, fell from a scaffold on the Read & Lovatt silk mill at the corner of East Fifth Street and Madison Avenue, and later died in the Arnot-Ogden Hospital. Mr. Carpenter was engaged in painting the window sills on the second floor of the building and at 11 o’clock the attention of Superintendent C. Eugene Quick was called by the fall of one of the ladders attached to the scaffold. He ran out of the building and found Mr. Carpenter on the concrete walk where he had fallen and struck on his head and shoulders. Dr. Ford was immediately summoned and on examination found that the man had sustained a compound fracture of the skull at the base of the brain. He was removed to the Arnot-Ogden Hospital where he died at 1 o’clock yesterday afternoon. There was no eye witness to the accident. (handwritten on article Oct 22, 1912)
CARPENTER EUGENE CARPENTER Eugene Carpenter, a resident of Southport many years, died in a hospital in this city Friday night, aged sixty-nine years. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Tracey Harris of Elmira and Mrs. Harvey Sitzer of Southport; two sons, Marshall Carpenter of Southport and Milton Carpenter of Elmira; a brother, Jerome Carpenter, of Breesport; three sisters, Mrs. Lucella Sawyer, Mrs. Estella Whitney and Mrs. Charles Covoney all of Elmira. A prayer service will be held at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Tracey Harris, 710 Kinyon Street, Monday at 1 p.m. and the remains will be removed to Christian Hollow, where the funeral will be held in the schoolhouse at 2:30 p.m. The Rev. J. D. Warren will officiate and burial will be in the Christian Hollow Cemetery. (handwritten on article Apr 10, 1914)
CARPENTER JEROME CARPENTER Jerome Carpenter, 77, died at the funeral home in Breesport, Saturday afternoon. He is survived by his widow, a daughter Carrie; a son William;a sister, Mrs. Elma Coveney of Elmira and two grandchildren, Mrs. Lela Fuller and Mrs. Millard Goodrich of Elmira. The funeral will be held in the family home, Tuesday at 2 p.m. The Rev. C. G. McConnell of Elmira will officiate. Burial in Hilltop Cemetery, Breesport. (handwritten on article Apr. 27, 1929)
CARPENTER-CRISS MRS. FRANCES D. C. GOBLE Mrs. Frances D. Carpenter Goble of the Town of Southport died at 3:30 o’clock yesterday afternoon, aged twenty-three years. She is survived by infant daughter, Frances; her parents, Mr.and Mrs. Marshal E.Carpenter; three sisters, Mrs. J. O. Burt, Mrs. Stanley Oryzmusick and Miss Mable E. Carpenter, all of this city. The funeral will be held at Christian Hollow Friday at 2 p.m., the Rev. Delos Abrams to officiate. Burial in Woodlawn cemetery. (handwritten on article Feb. 5 1921 24 years)
CHILSON Adelbest Chilson, 76, died Monday at 1:30 p.m. at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Benjamin Hancock, 567 Cypress Street. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Hancock and Mrs. Addie Knapp, both of Elmira; a son, Claude E. Chilson of Elmira, and three grandchildren. The funeral will be held at that address Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. The Rev. I.J. Shafer will officiate. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. (handwritten on article July 20, 1931)
CHISHOLM E. W. CHISHOLM E. W. Chisholm, a former resident of Caton Avenue, died in a Washington, D.C. sanitarium. He is survived by his widow, two sons and two daughters. The funeral was held at the Roaring Branch Seventh Adventist Church this afternoon and a large delegation of Elmirans attended the services. (handwritten on article Sept 22, 1921)
CLARK SILAS CLARK Silas Clark died this morning at 4:30 o’clock at the home of his niece, Mrs. David McCann at Christian Hollow, aged seventy-one years. He was a veteran of the Civil War and was well known. The decedent is survived by a brother John Clark of Gillett, Pa. The funeral will be announced later. (handwritten on article May 11, 1915)
CLARK JOHN CLARK John Clark of 125 Tuttle Avenue, died Saturday aged fifty-six years. He is survived by a half sister, Mrs. Sarah Townsend of Tuttle Avenue. The funeral was held at the Harrington undertaking rooms this afternoon and burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. (handwritten on article Oct 30, 1915)
CLARK MRS. MARY CLARK HAZEN Mrs. Mary Clark Hazen of Harriett Street died this morning, aged fifty-eight years. She is survived by the following children: Frank Clark of Mosherville, Pa., Floyd Clark of Lockwood, Joseph Clark, Andrew Clark and Mrs. David McCann of Christian Hollow. The remains were removed to the home of Mrs. McCann at Christian Hollow, where the funeral will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock. Burial in the Christian Hollow Cemetery. (handwritten on article Mar 28, 1924)
CLINTON Mrs. Hope Ethel Palmer, 47, wife of Paul Palmer of 7373 Hopkins Street died at a local hospital Friday at 7 p.m. She is survived by her husband; her mother, Mrs. Lavina Clinton of Pine City; a brother, Charles D. Clinton of Pine City. The funeral will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at 737 Hopkins Street. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery. (handwritten on article Apr 12, 1929)
COE CALEB H. COE Caleb H. Coe of 763 ½ East Water Street, a former employee of the Kennedy Valve Company, died this morning at 4 o’clock after an extended illness. Mr. Coe is survived by his widow, a son, Clifford; two daughters, Mrs. Beatrice Argyle and Mrs. Emma Williams of Elmira. The remains repose in the Davis undertaking rooms. Funeral notice later. (handwritten on article July 22, 1926)
COE HARVEY A. COE Harvey A. Coe, a long-time and highly respected resident of Pine City, died at the home of his son, Caleb H. Coe, 307 West Hudson Street Friday morning at 9 o’clock. He was seventy-five years old and was well known in this country. Mr. Coe is survived by his widow and two children, Mrs. William Balmer of Southport and Caleb H. Coe, a well known employee of the Elmira Water, Light & Railroad Company. A prayer service will be held at the home 207 West Hudson Street, Sunday afternoon at 1 o’clock. Funeral services will be held in the Webb Mills Church at 2:30 o’clock. The Rev. C. E. Ferguson will officiate. Burial will be in Webb Mills Cemetery. (handwritten on article Jan 17, 1908)
COE MRS. AVA E. BALMER Mrs. Ava E. Balmer died Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. at the family home at 800 Broadway, aged fifty-seven years. She is survived by her husband, William Balmer, a daughter, Mrs. Henry Finley of the town of Southport; two sons, Arthur H. of Wells, Pa., and Samuel C. at home, and a brother C. H. Coe of Elmira. The funeral will be held Thursday at 1` p.m. Burial will be in the Webb Mills Cemetery. The Rev. G. M. Whiting, pastor of the Southport M. E. Church will officiate. (handwritten on article Christmas 1917 – says Ida instead of Ava)
COLE LAFAYETTE COLE Lafayette Cole died this morning at the family home on the Christian Hollow Road. He is survived by his widow; seven sons, Samuel of Oakland, Calif.; Ira, Chauncey, Lafayette, Harry and Raymond, all of Elmira; four daughters, Mrs. Fred Orms of Oakland, Calif.; Mrs. Mildred Sauders of Elmira Heights; Mrs. J. Thomas of Rochester; Mrs. Lee Shrader of Flint, Mich.; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Lewis and Mrs. Harry Hadlock of Elmira; a brother Elmer Cole of Cortland. The funeral will be held at the family home Friday at 2 p.m. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. (handwritten on article July 1 1925)
COLLIER D. B. COLLIER The funeral of D. B. Collier of Pine City, who died Thursday June 3, was held Sunday at the family home in Pine City at 1:30 o’clock and at the Baptist church at 2 p.m., the Rev. Charles Henry officiating. Burial was in the Pine City cemetery, the G.A.R. post of Millerton conducting the services with the I.O.O.F. lodge of Millerton, Pa., attending in a body. Mr. Collier was 75 years old and was one of the best known residents of Pine City having lived there for more than fifty years. He was highly respected and will be greatly missed in the community. He was a member of the G.A.R. Post of Millerton, and the I.O.O.F. lodge of Millerton, Pa., also a member of the Seeley Creek Grange. He was a veteran of the Civil War having served in Company F, First New York Light Artillery. He is survived by his widow and two sons, Charles C. and Devillo D. both of Pine City; four grandsons, Dee B., Grant E., Conrad C., and Ford B., and also one granddaughter, Marion M. Among those who attended the funeral from 
COMBS THOMAS T. COMBS The funeral of Thomas Combs who was killed by the cars, will be held at Christian Hollow school house at 12 o’clock, following a prayer service at the home of William W. Purple, No., 604 Dubois street at 10 o’clock. The deceased is survived by his parents, who reside at Fassett, Pa., four sisters, Mrs. William Purple, of Dubois Street, Mrs. Burney of Montour Falls, Lena Combs of Fassett and Mary Combs of Elmira; four brothers, Charles of Abbott Street, this city; Frank, Roy and Fred of Fassett, Pa.(handwritten on article Rev. Langford Nov 30, 1905)
COMBS JOSEPH COMBS The funeral of Joseph Combs, the unfortunate man who was killed at Ansonia, Pa., on Thanksgiving Day, will be held at the school house in Christian Hollow on Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock. The Rev. H. E. Spase will officiate and the interment will be in the Christian Hollow Cemetery. (handwritten on article Nov. 24, 1904)
COMBS FREDA C. COMBS Freda C. Combs, aged three weeks died at the home of her grandfather George E. Comfort in the town of Wells. The funeral was held Sunday at 4 o’clock at the Christian Hollow School House. The Rev. E. B. Dwyer officiated. The burial was in the Christian Hollow Cemetery. (handwritten on article May 14, 1910)
COMBS JOSEPH COMBS Joseph Combs died Friday night at 9 o’clock at the home of his son, Frank Combs, 613 Dubois Street, aged seventy-eight years. He is survived by four daughters, Mrs. William Purple of Millport, Mrs. M. J. Birney of Montour Falls, Mrs. C. A. Wood of Elmira and Mrs. C. E. Lewis of Pine City; four sons Charles and Frank of Elmira, Fred of Gillett, Pa., Roy of Athens, Pa. Prayer service will be held at the home Monday afternoon at 1:30 o’clock. The funeral will be at Christian Hollow school house at 2:30 o’clock. Burial in Christian Hollow Cemetery. (handwritten on article Mar. 23, 1923)
COMFORT LLOYD D. COMFORT Lloyd Dayton Comfort, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob J. Comfort of Rosstown, in the town of Southport died Monday morning of measles at the family home, aged ten years. He is survived by the parents, six sisters, Mrs. Louise Seymour, of Rosstown; Mrs. Gordon Goodrich of Horseheads; Mrs. Emma Comfort of Corning; Frances, Cora and Alice at home; a brother Harold at home; two half brothers, b. E. and E. L. Comfort at Elmira. The funeral was held at the family home Thursday at 1 o’clock. Burial in the Rosstown Cemetery. (handwritten on article June 4 1923)
COMFORT EDMUND J. COMFORT Edmund J. Comfort died yesterday morning at his home, in Christian Hollow, aged sixty-six years. He is survived by his wife, five sons, Jacob, George, Robert, Arthur and Ray; four daughters, Clara, Lucy, Florence and ?, all of whom reside at home; also three sisters and one brother, George Comfort. The funeral was held in the school house at Christian Hollow this afternoon at 2 o’clock, the Rev. Figles officiating. Albert W. Fudge, of Harrington’s was in charge. (handwritten on article Jan 17 1902)
COMFORT JACOB J. COMFORT Jacob J. Comfort of Christian Hollow died February 1 at 12:19 o’clock at the family home. He was born in 1860 and is survived by his widow; three sons E. J. Comfort, B. E. Comfort of Elmira and Harold Comfort of Rochester and five daughters, Misses Cora and Alice Comfort at home, Mrs. Gordon Goodrich of Horseheads, Miss Erma Comfort of Corning; Mrs. Jepson DeGraw of East Smithfield, Pa. and Mrs. Edward Seymour of Rosstown; a brother George E. Comfort, Rosstown. The funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at 1 o’clock in the Rosstown school house. Burial was in the Rosstown cemetery. (handwritten on article Jan 31 1925)
COMFORT ARTHUR L. COMFORT Arthur L. Comfort, aged twenty-eight, died yesterday afternoon at 1 o’clock at the home of his brother, Jacob, of Christian Hollow. He is survived by his stepmother and three brothers, Jacob and George E. of Christian Hollow and Robert B. of Mildred, Pa., also two sisters, Mrs. Ulysses Culver of Corning and Mrs. William M. Ross of Seymour, Wis. The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o’clock from the school house at Christian Hollow. Interment will be in the cemetery at that place. (handwritten on article Oct 21, 1902)
COMFORT GEORGE B. COMFORT George B. Comfort, aged 69 years, died Sunday evening at 7 o’clock at the home in Christian Hollow. He was a farmer by occupation, a prominent resident of this locality and a veteran of the Civil War, being a member of the 141st New York Volunteers. He is survived by his wife, four daughters and two sons, Mrs. Ezra Walker of Horseheads, Mrs. John Ross of Elmira Heights, Mrs. Daniel Golden of Fassetts, Mrs. Edward Cross of Tulcolla,Mich, John A. Comfort and George B. Comfort, jr. of Christian Hollow. Two sisters also survive in Michigan. A prayer service will be held at 2:30 o’clock Wednesday afternoon and the funeral services will be held in the Christian Hollow school house at 3 o’clock. The members of the G. A. R. of Elmira are requested to attend the funeral. Fitch post, G. A. R. will have charge of the services at the grave. (handwritten on article July 14, 1907)
COMFORT MRS. SARAH WALKER OF HORSEHEADS SUCCUMBS IN LOCAL - HOSPITAL FOLLOWING ACCIDENT RESULTIN FROM DIZZY SPELL. Overcome by a dizzy spell causing her to fall upon the stove in the home, Mrs. Sarah Walker, 65, wife of Ezra O. Walker of 712 Fox Street, Horseheads, suffered burns Friday afternoon which proved fatal a few hours later in the Arnot-Ogden Hospital. The woman died at 7:15 o’clock after every effort had been made to save her by Dr. C. F. Leet and hospital attaches. According to reports, Mr. Walker was in a shed near the home getting a bucket of coal when the accident occurred and Mrs. Walker was alone in the home at the time. Returning to the house, Mr. Walker found Mrs. Walker lying on the stove, unconscious. Medical assistance was summoned immediately. Mrs. Walker was removed to the hospital in the Chilson & Shields ambulance. For many months past Mrs. Walker had been subject to dizzy spells. It is believed she was turning the drafts when overcome by an attack, resulting in her falling on the stove. Bes
CONKLIN JOHN T. CONKLIN John T. Conklin died this morning at 9 o’clock at the home of his son, Edwin, in the Town of big Flats, aged seventy-five years. He was a veteran of the Civil War, having served in Company H. 14th N.Y. Heavy Artillery, New York Volunteers. The decedent is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Phoebe E. McCann of Elmira Heights; a son Edwin Conklin of the town of Big Flats; 23 grandchildren and 32 great grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Alice Cook Stage and a brother, Benjamin Conklin, both of Elmira. The funeral will be announced later. (handwritten on article Nov. 24 1921)
CONKLIN MRS. HELEN GREEN Mrs. Helen Green died this morning at 10 o’clock at the family home, 119 High Street. She is survived by three sons, Adelbert and Lee of this city, and Earl J. of Newark, N.J.; two brothers Benjamin Conklin of Elmira and John E. Conklin of Big Flats; a sister, Mrs. Alexander Stage of this city. The remains were removed to the Davis undertaking rooms, where the funeral will be held Friday at 2 p.m. Burial in Woodlawn cemetery. (handwritten on article Dec 29 1919)
CONKLIN Raymond W. Conklin aged ten, who was accidentally shot in the right side by his six-year-old brother while woodchuck hunting with their father last Monday,died yesterday afternoon at 1 o'clock at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles D. Conklin of Christian Hollow. The father and his two sons went out last Monday afternoon to a field near the farmhouse where they knew there was a fat woodchuck. The animal eluded their fire and retreated into his hole. Mr. Conklin returned to the barn and procuring some tools, started to dig out the “chuck”. He stood his double-barrelled shot gun- the weapon had been loaded with duck shot-against a fence where he could seize it quickly if the animal should start to run, while they were digging. He cautioned the boys not to go near the gun; but the younger disregarded the warning. “Raymond, look here,” they heard him say and as both looked up from their digging, the weapon was discharged full at the older boy. The shot penetrated his right side in the region of the live
CONKLIN CLAUDE CONKLIN Claude Conklin 16, a son of Mr. and Mrs. John Conklin of 603 John Street, died of pneumonia Sunday at 7 p.m. He is survived by the parents, five brothers, Alfred, Earl, Roy, John Jr. and Burt; five sisters, Mrs. B. H. Butler, Mrs. Hugh Richmond, Mrs. C. R. Devine, Mrs. B. Spachek, Mrs. Lester Campbell, all of Elmira. The remains repose in the Wilson funeral home where the funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. The Rev. John Richards will officiate. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. (handwritten on article June 26, 1927)
CONKLIN JOHN A. CONKLIN John A. Conklin died last night at 6 o’clock at his home in Christian Hollow, aged thirty-seven years. The death was due to typhoid fever. The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon, at 2o’clock at the Christian Hollow school house. The Rev. John D. Warren, pastor of the South Presbyterian Church, will officiate. (handwritten on article Feb.4, 1907)
CONKLIN MISS MARY CONKLIN Miss Mary Conklin of 119 High street, died Tuesday afternoon, aged sixty-four years. The remains were removed to the Davis undertaking rooms, where the funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 3 o’clock,. Burial will be in Woodlawn. The decedent is survived by the following brothers and sisters; John T. Conklin of Big Flats, Benjamin Conklin of Elmira, Mrs. Helen Green and Mrs. Alice Stage of this city.(handwritten on article Jan 28, 1919)
COOK MRS. ALICE COOK STAGE Mrs. Alice Cook Stage died at the family home 158 Dewitt Avenue, at 9:30 o’clock Tuesday evening. She is survived by her husband, John Stage, three sons, Henry, William and Orne of Elmira; two daughters Mrs. Mary Kenyon of Buffalo and Mrs. Anna Beckwith of New York City; and a brother Benjamin Conklin of Elmira. The remains repose in the Davis undertaking rooms, where the funeral will be held Friday at 2 p.m. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. (handwritten on article Jan 19, 1926)
COONS JOHN COONS BURIED Dundee, March 9—At the home of his daughter Mrs. Azariah Welter Monday of this week. Mr. Coons had lived near this village most of his life, having been born in the town of Barrington a few miles west of this village. About four years ago he with his wife, moved to Geneva to reside with a daughter at whose home he died. Death was due to heart failure brought on by an attack of the grip. He was 73 years old and had been in poor health for the past few years, being practically an invalid the greater portion of the time. He leaves a widow and two sons and daughters, Charles Coons of Boston, Daniel Coons of Penn Yan, Mrs. Welter of this village and Mrs. P. D. Finger of Geneva. (handwritten on article Mar 6, 1911)
CORSON RICHARD CORSON Richard Corson of 317 East Water Street, died this morning at 3:40 o’clock. He is survived by his widow; two sons, Edward and Harold of Elmira; a sister, Mrs. Bessie Robinson; a brother, William Corson. The remains repose in the Davis funeral home. Funeral notice later. (handwritten on article Jan 26, 1929)
CORWIN GIDEON E. CORWIN Gideon E. Corwin, 71, died at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday at the family home at Smithboro, after an extended illness. He is survived by his widow; a son, Jay R. of Elmira; two daughters, Mrs. Nellie Mitchell and Mrs. R. T. Elwood of Elmira. There will be a prayer service at the home at Smithboro, Friday at 11:30 a.m. and the funeral will be at the M. E. Church at Millerton, Pa., at 2 p.m. Burial in the Millerton Cemetery. (handwritten on article Nov. 22, 1927)
CRANE JOSEPH CRANE Joseph Crane of 500 Oak Street died Friday at the family home. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Albert Storch and Mrs. Otto Kakritz of Elmira; two sisters, Mrs. Charles Wilcox and Mrs. Bell Tobey of Elmira. The remains repose in the Davis Funeral home until Sunday noon. The funeral will be held in the family home Monday at 2 p.m. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. (handwritten on article Mar 6 1931)
CRANE WILLIAM CRANE The funeral of William Crane was held at the home of his sister, Mrs. Martin Tobey on South Broadway this afternoon at 2 o’clock and was private. The Rev. L. N. Sirrell officiated and burial was in the Gillett, Pa. Cemetery. (handwritten on article May 24, 1912)
CRANE Gillett, Pa., Jan. 13—Charles Crane of Elmira died of heart disease at his home Friday morning and will be buried from the Baptist Church of Gillett on Monday at 12 o’clock. He had been in very poor health for about two years but was able to be around and as well as usual the day before he died. He went to bed feeling as well as usual and suddenly died early in the morning without a struggle. He was about 64 years of age and leaves two brothers and two sister; Joseph Crane of Elmira and Lewis Crane of Lockwood, and Mrs. M. A. Tobey of Elmira and Mrs. Chet Wilcox of Fassett, Pa., besides a sorrowing wife. Mr. Crane formerly lived at Fassett and well known around here. The Rev. A. J. Osborn will officiate.
CRANE GEORGE CRANE George Crane, a cigarmaker and tobacco worker, who roomed at 100 West Water Street, died this morning of apoplexy after a few hours’ illness. He was fifty-five years old and is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Hines of Norton Street. The remains were removed to the Van Buskirk undertaking rooms at Wellsburg and the funeral will be held in the Wellsburg Methodist church Thursday, the hour to be announced later. Burial in Wellsburg. (handwritten on article Apr 10, 1911)
CRISS MRS. IDA CRISS HURD Mrs. Ida Criss Hurd of Port Alleghany and formerly of Pine City, died unexpectedly at the family home Tuesday. She is survived by her husband, William; one daughter, Mrs. Nellie Mann, Montezuma; three sons; two sisters, Mrs. Eva Andress and Mrs. Nettie Jordan; also one brother Nelson Criss of Coudersport, Pa. The funeral will be held Friday at Port Alleghany. (handwritten on article Aug 11, 1931)


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