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Bradford County PA

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Tioga County PA

 

Daggett Cemetery, Jackson Township, Tioga County PA
Obituaries

 

 

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Do You Know that you can search just the Obituaries on the site by using the three County Specific Obituary selections in the Partitioned search engine at the bottom of the Current What's New Page? You can narrow your search by including a key word in the cemetery name or a township name in addition to the surname you search. Then select the Find All Words option.
You'll also find obituary and other newspaper clippings using Clippings partition. Additional clippings can be found in the Birth, Marriage, and some other partitions. 

Reading a series of obituaries from a single cemetery, as they are presented here, is like reading the multi-generational history of a community. These people were the local populace at a particular time. The people buried here knew each other, were neighbors, relatives and school mates. They attended church together and engaged in "trade" or business.  All people are listed in alphabetic order by surname at BIRTH. Women identified by a married alias only and  for whom a birth surname can not be identified, are listed on the last page for the cemetery's obituaries.

 

SRGP ID Added in parentheses by Joyce M .Tice if included in her Sullivan-Rutland Genealogy Project. If you are researching or descended from any of those so designated, it is requested that you share your research with Joycs's SRGP if you have not already done so. That is the price I ask for making this site available. It is your opportunity to share in the cost of creating this site and reward Joyce just a tad for making this enormous body of resource available to you. It is a way to pay your dues in a small way for use of this site. Please reference the SRGP ID and the page you found this on the site, when you write to me. For women listed under a married alias, I have provided her real name, if I know it. 

Daggett Cemetery Listing

 

AYERS -Mrs. Elizabeth Ayers Jennings, 85, died at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept 14, 1938, at the family home in Daggett, Pa.. She leaves two daughters, Mrs. Harry Slocum and Miss Grace Jennings, both at home; a nephew, Selaer Jennings of Job Corners; a sister-in-law, Miss Mahala Jennings. The funeral will be held Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at the family home. Rev. W. W. Kahler of Dryden, assisted by the Rev. J. A. Gardner of Daggett. Burial will be in Daggett Cemetery.

 

BAIN John – John Bain died Friday at his home at Jackson Summit, aged 76 years.  He is survived by his widow, Frankie Wells Bain, and one son, James, and several grandchildren.  The funeral will be held today, Rev. Seymour Barrett officiating; burial at Daggett.   Wellsboro Agitator, 13 August 1919.

 

BAKER - MRS. BESSIE B. DAGGETT  (SRGP 13824)
Age 97 of Millerton, RD 2, Daggett, Pa., Friday, January 12, 1990. Survived by sons, Merle N. of Daggett, Pa., Martin C. Daggett of Providence, RI; 3 grandchildren, Linda Miller of New Jersey, Lynn Daggett of Cape Coral, FL and Russell Daggett of Cape Coral, FL; 3 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was a member of the Wellsboro Chapter of DAR, Daggett United Methodist Church. She was predeceased by her husband, Lewis L. Daggett in 1935. Friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Sunday 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. with funeral and committal services at the conclusion of calling hours, Monday afternoon. Rev. Allen Hulslander officiating. Interment Daggett Cemetery.

BAKER – Mrs. Bessie B. Daggett, (SRGP 13824) age 97, of Millerton RD 2, Daggett, PA, died Friday, January 12, 1990. Survived by sons, Merle N. of Daggett, PA, Martin C. Daggett of Providence, RI; 3 grandchildren, Linda Miller of New Jersey, Lynn Daggett of Cape Coral, FL and Russell Daggett of Cape Coral, FL; 3 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. She was a member of the Wellsboro Chapter of DAR, Daggett United Methodist Church. She was predeceased by her husband, Lewis L. Daggett in 1935. Friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Sunday, 7-9 PM and Monday 2:30-3:30 PM, with Funeral and Committal Services at the conclusion of calling hours, Monday afternoon. Rev. Allen Hulslander will be officiating. Interment, Daggett Cemetery.

BARNHART - MRS. LAURA HAVENS (SRGP 07369)
Mrs. Laura Havens, 82, widow of Mahum Havens, died at the family home, at Millerton, Pa., this morning. Mrs. Havens had lived her entire life in the vicinity of Millerton, and was highly respected. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Edna Miller Andres; three grandchildren; two brothers Horace and Clinton Barnhart of Union City, Pa. The funeral will be held Thursday morning at 11 o’clock, at the family home and at 12 o’clock at the M. E. Church, of which she was a member. The Rev. L. A. Guiles of Millerton, Pa., will officiate. Burial in Daggett Cemetery. (handwritten on article Jan 25, 1927)

 
BARLOW Mattie Voorhees

Mrs. Mattie Voorhees of Daggett, died in Elmira Thursday evening, aged 55 years.  She is survived by her husband, E.J. Voorhees, and two children, Manly and Amanda.  The funeral was held Sunday at the Daggett church; burial at that place.   Wellsboro Agitator, 5 November 1919. 

 

BECKHORN--  Henry F. Beckhorn, for many years a resident of Millerton, Pa., died at the home of his son in Valola, N.Y., aged sixty-five years.  He survived by two daughters, Mrs. W.H.  Kidder and Miss Margaret of Elmira, three sons, William of Rochester, Fred H. Of Valola, and John of Jacksonville, N.Y.. The funeral will be held at the Methodist church, Millerton, Monday 10 a.m.. Burial in Daggett cemetery.

 

BECKHORN, Henry - Henry Beckhorn died at the home of his son, Fred, at Valois, Thursday, aged about 66 years.  The remains will be brought to this place, where the funeral will be held to-day, Rev. John Darrow officiating; burial at Daggett.  Deceased is survived by three sons, William, of Geneva; Fred, of Valois, and John; two daughters, Mrs. Wm. Kidder and Margaret, of Elmira; also several grandchildren.   Wellsboro Agitator, 13 Feb 1918.

 

LUTHER H. BELLOWS, 89, Gillett RR 2 died October 8, 1995, at the Arnot Ogden Memorial Hospital.  He was born Oct. 26, 1905, in LeRoy, the son of Kelly and Augusta Mott Bellows.  Mr. Bellows was a farmer and also was formerly employed with Remington Rand in Elmira, retiring in 1969.  He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Myrtle Butts Bellows; sons and daughters-in-law, Luther and Gladys Bellows, Elmira, Leroy Bellows, Donald Bellows, Tioga, Lewis Bellows, Elmira and William and Beverly Bellows, Gillett; several grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Mildred Mitstifer, Sullivansville, NY; Melissa Vilie, Penn Yan, NY; Jane Deery, Millerton; several nieces and nephews including a special niece, Jane Rice, Gillett.  He was predeceased by brothers Merton Bellows and Sniffin Bellows; and sisters Alberta Ogden and Duwin McCaully.  The funeral service was held Oct. 11 from the Vickery Funeral Home, Troy, with the Rev. Charles Root officiating.  Burial was in the Daggett Cemetery, Daggett, PA.  Memorials may be directed to the charity of one’s choice.  –Towanda Daily Review.

BUTCHER Harold T. [SRGP 83101]
Age 89, of Wellsboro, PA, died on January 19, 2010. He was born on September 26, 1920 on the family farm in Daggett, PA. Harold was one of 14 children, son of the late Henry Glenwright Butcher and Ruby Inez (Smith) Butcher. He was the husband of Margareta E. (Gates) Butcher and the couple had 64 happy years together. He was a devoted family man who was always there for his family. Harold was a graduate of the Millerton High School. He had many endeavors in his full lifetime, among them was cattleman, heavy construction equipment operator, tractor & trailer business, contracted several houses that he built, and was an astute businessman. Harold is survived by his wife, Margareta; his children, Bonnie (Gary) Pierce, Johnny (Barbara) Butcher, Susan (David) Pazzaglia, Brenda (Richard) Powlison, and Matthew "Mike" Butcher; his grandchildren, Theron Pierce, Lee Pierce, Nathan Pierce, John Thomas Butcher, Lynne Heckrotte, Hannah Butcher, Elizabeth Butcher, Shawn and Laura Clarson, Kelly Corrigan, Alexandra Kent, Kierston Buchman, David Pazzaglia, Joshua Powlison, Vickey Sample, Sarah Brown, and Brandi Butcher; his great-grandchildren, Nicole, Cameron, Tristen, Colton, Nevan, Aidan and Aidea Pierce, Jackson and Jamison Hechrotte, Bryce Kent, Isabella Pazzaglia, and Abigail Sample; his sisters, Ruby Tanner, Lily Chamberlain, Carol Morrison, and Phyliss Houser; along with numerous nieces and nephews. Harold was preceded in death by his parents; his sisters and brothers, Hazel Toothaker, Henry "Harry" Butcher, Raymond Butcher, Mary Green, Blanch Gregory, Bill Butcher, Robert Butcher, and a brother and sister who died in infancy, Harold and Alice Butcher. Family and friends are welcome to call from 1:00-2:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 23, 2010, at the Gerald W. Vickery, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc., 110 West Main Street, Troy, PA. The celebration of Harold's life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home with his son-in-law, Richard Powlison, officiating. Burial will be at the convenience of Harold's family in the Daggett Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in Harold's memory to the Saint Jude Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142.  Published in Star-Gazette on January 21, 2010

BUTCHER - JENNIE L. VOORHEES
 Mrs. Jennie L. Vorhees, 93, of Gillett, PA died Thursday, September 26, 1991 at Arnot-Ogden Medical Center in Elmira. She was born September 15, 1898 in Mansfield, PA, the daughter of the late Thomas and Lucy Glenwright Butcher. She was a homemaker and had lived in the Twin Tiers most of her 93 years.  She was a member of the Senior Citizens in Millerton, PA and a 51-year member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Elmira, NY. She is survived by children, Ellwood and Angie Voorhees, Manley Jr. and Joyce Voorhees of RR 2, Gillett, Floyd A. Voorhees of Elmira, Lorraine Shappee of Pine City, NY, Harriett and Warren Smith of Millerton, PA, Marlyn and Shirley Lee Sheive of Kissimmee, FL an Patricia and David Lentz of Bolivar, PA; a sister and two sisters-in-law; 28 grandchildren; 63 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband of 67 years, Manley Voorhees, who died in 1984. Funeral services were held September 30 at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Elmira with the Rev. Gary Tracy officiating and interment to be in Daggett Cemetery, Daggett, PA.  Arrangements were by the Olthof Funeral Home in Elmira. (TGR, Thursday, October 3, 1991)

BUTTS - MYRTLE I. BELLOWS
 Myrtle I. Bellows, age 89 of Gillett, RR 2, PA died Saturday, December 14, 1998 at home following a lengthy illness. Born in N. Tonawanda, NY on June 16, 1907, she was a daughter of the late John and Lula (Tillinghast) Butts. She was preceded in death by her husband of 71 years, Luther H. Bellows on October 8, 1995. Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, Luther and Gladys Bellows of Elmira, NY, William and Beverly Bellows of Tioga, PA, Lewis  Bellows of Elmira, NY; brother, Raymond Butts of Savona, NY; sister, Mrs. Hazel Menter of Interlaken, NY; her niece with whom she resided, Jane and Gerald Rice of Gillett, PA; 19 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. Memorial services were to be held December 19 (1 pm) at the Vickery Funeral Home in Troy with the Reverend Laurie B. Greenlaw, pastor of the Wesleyan Church in Millerton, officiating and interment to be in Daggett. (TGR, Thursday, December 19, 1996)

TRACEY E. CLARK SR. passed on to his Heavenly home on Thursday, November 1, 2001.  He was the only son of Frank and Margaret Clark of Mosherville, PA.  Tracey was an International Harvester Farm Machinery Dealer and operated a dairy farm near Mansfield, PA.  Tracey was a member of the former Jobs Corners Baptist Church.  In August of 1926 he married Leona E. Comfort with whom he celebrated 67 years of marriage before her passing on October 20, 1993.  He is survived by six children: Mrs. Mary Coil (John) Barker of Lakeland, FL, Mrs. Frances (Joe) Skordinski of Elmira, NY, Mrs. Theresa (Harry) Winton of Montour Falls, NY, Mrs. Shirley (Glen) Longnecker of Columbia Cross Roads, PA, Tracey E. Clark, Jr. of Mansfield, PA and Robert E. (Barbara) Clark of Osceola, Missouri; several grandchildren; several great-grandchildren.  Friends are invited to call at Scureman Funeral home, Inc., 130 S. Main Street, Mansfield, PA on Monday, November 5, 2001 from 1 to 2 PM.  The funeral service will immediately follow at 2 PM at the funeral home with his grandson, Pastor Ted Lawrence of Smyrna, NY officiating.  Interment will be in Daggett Cemetery. –McKay Scrapbook

COMFORT –LEONA E. CLARK, 84, Millerton RR 2, PA (Jobs Corners) died Wednesday, October 20, 1993 at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital in Wellsboro, PA.  She was born March 29, 1909 in Pine City, NY, a daughter of George and Edith Manwaring Comfort.  She was a homemaker and a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Jobs Corners.  She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Tracey E. Clark Sr.; sons and daughter-in-law, Tracey E. Clark Jr. of Mansfield, PA and Robert and Barbara Clark in Ocala, FL; daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Coil of Lakeland, FL, Frances and Joseph Skordinski of Elmira, NY, Theresa Wytrwa of Montour Falls, NY, Shirley and Glen Longenecker of Columbia Cross Roads, PA; many grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; a brother, Lynn Comfort of Pine City, NY; sisters, Lillian Packard of Horseheads, NY and Mabel Hawk of Harrisburg, PA.  She was predeceased by sons-in-law, Wesley Coil and Peter Wytrwa.  Funeral services were held at the C. Haines Scureman Funeral Home in Mansfield on October 23 with the Rev. Theodore Lawrence, her grandson, officiating and burial to be in Daggett Cemetery.

MELVIN D. CRISS
Melvin D. Criss, a highly respected resident of Seeley Creek, died Friday of pneumonia, after a brief illness at the family home, aged seventy years.
The decedent had been a resident of Seeley Creek since 1893, having moved there from Daggett, Pa., where he had resided since boyhood. In 1876 he was united in marriage with Miss Ella R. Swartwood. Four children were born from this union, three of whom survive, a son, Eugene D. Criss; two daughters, Mrs. Sara Strock and Mrs. Richard G. Sawyer of Seeley Creek; 13 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; two brothers and a sister; Burt J. of Valois, Samuel R. and Hannah J. of Daggett, Pa. Since the death of Mrs. Criss in 1900 he had resided in his old home, with his children.The funeral was held at the Daggett M. E. Church Sunday at 2 p.m. The Rev. Mr. Kahler officiated. Burial was at Daggett, Pa. (handwritten on article Feb. 19 1926)

Mrs. Cora Belle DAGGETT Wilson died at the family home in Daggett Friday, Apr. 23, 1937.  She leaves her husband, Philip T. Wilson, and following children:  The Rev. Delbert D. Wilson of Oswego, Raymond F. Wilson of Elmira and Mrs. Louise Dailey of Millerton; three sisters, Mrs. Ray Ayers of Elmira, Mrs. Grover Sheives of Rochester and Mrs. Wayne Webster of Montrose, Pa.; also two grandchildren.  The funeral will be held Monday at 3 p.m. at the Daggett Church the Rev. Leonard Basford officiating.  Burial in the Daggett Cemetery.

LEWIS DAGGETT
Daggett—Lewis Daggett, 84, descendant of the family for whom this town was named, died at his home early Saturday, Feb. 1, 1936. Surviving are four children, Mrs. Philip Wilson of Daggett, Mrs. Ray Ayers of Elmira, Mrs. Grover Sheive of Rochester and Mrs. Wayne Webster, Montrose; a sister, Mrs. Grant Belknap of Elmira; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild. The funeral will be held at the home Monday at 2 p.m. with burial in Daggett Cemetery.

MERLE N. DAGGETT:  Merle N. Daggett, 74, of Daggett died Tuesday, Jan. 10, 1995, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Elmira, N.Y. Surviving are his wife of 54 years, Jane Daggett of Millerton; one daughter, Linda Miller of Plainfield, N.J.; two sons and daughters-in-law, Lyn and Susan Daggett and Russell and Beverly Daggett, all of Ft. Myers, Fla.; one brother, Martin Daggett of Providence, R.I.; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.  Friends called at the Olthof Funeral Home, Elmira, on Friday, Jan. 13. Services were held there Saturday, Jan. 14, with the Rev. Lynn Ensign officiating. Burial was made at the Daggett Cemetery.

DAGGETT, Merle N.: Age 74, of Daggett, PA, Tuesday, January 10, 1995 at the St. Joseph’s Hospital. Survived by wife of 54 years, Jane Daggett of Millerton, PA; daughter, Linda Miller of Plainfield, NJ; sons and daughters-in-law, Lyn and Susan Daggett, Russell and Beverly Daggett, all of Ft. Myers, FL; five grandchildren; two great grandchildren; brother, Martin Daggett of Providence, RI, several nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., Friday 1-3 and 6-8PM with funeral and committal services to be held there Saturday  at 1:00PM, Rev. Lynn Ensign officiating.  Interment Daggett Cemetery.

Death of Theodore EATON
     The sad messenger of death darkened the home of Eleazor Eaton and family of Wells place at about 9 o’clock last Christmas morning in the death of his eldest son, Theodore Eaton, aged about 25 years.  He was taken ill with grip about two weeks before his demise which culminated in typhoid fever the Saturday before the end came.  Mr. Eaton was an exemplary young man, a general favorite among all of his acquaintances and his untimely demise has cast a gloom over the entire community.  The funeral services were held at the family residence on Sunday and were very impressive and largely attended and the remains were tenderly laid to rest at Daggett beside his mother who preceded him in death about seven years.  A father, three sisters and two brothers survive and have much sympathy over their sad and lone Christmas bereavement.  Thoren will be sadly missed by a large circle of friends. –Reporter-Journal, Dec. 29

 

GARRISON, Lucy Rozelle – Lucy, wife of Joseph Rozelle, died at the family home at Daggett Saturday, after a long illness, aged about 80 years.  The funeral will be held at the home today; burial at Daggett.  She is survived by her husband and three daughters, and one brother, Abram Garrison, of Daggett.  Wellsboro Agitator, 24 Dec. 1919

 

GATES - BUTCHER, Margareta E. (Gates)
Age 82, of Wellsboro, PA died on July 30, 2010. She was born on April 16, 1928 on the family farm in Springfield, PA, daughter of the late Harry Delace and Bertha Gertrude (Horning) Gates. She was the wife of the late Harold T. Butcher who died
on January 19, 2010. The couple had 64 happy years together. Margareta was devoted to her family. She enjoyed cooking and sewing for them. She was right by Harold's side and was his secretary in his many business endeavors. She was artistic by nature; she enjoyed writing poetry, played the guitar and harmonica by ear, and belonged to one of the local bands. Margareta is survived her children: Bonnie (Gary) Pierce, Johnny (Barbara) Butcher, Susan (David) Pazzaglia, Brenda (Richard) Powlison, and Matthew "Mike" Butcher, her grandchildren: Theron Pierce, Lee Pierce, Nathan Pierce, John Thomas Butcher, Lynne Heckrotte, Hannah Butcher, Elizabeth Butcher, Brandi Butcher, Shawn and Laura Clarson, Kelly Corrigan, Alexandra Kent, Kierston Buchman, David Pazzaglia, Joshua Powlison, Vicky Sample, and Sarah Brown, her great grandchildren: Nicole, Cameron, Tristen, Colton, Nevan, Aidan and Aidea Pierce, Jackson and Jamison Hechrotte, Bryce Kent, Isabella Pazzaglia, Abigail Sample, and Skylar Powlison, along with numerous nieces and nephews. Margareta was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Harold, her brothers: Dorence Delace Gates, LaVerne Edward "Bucky" Gates, Damon Richard "Pat" Gates, and James Wilmot "Bill" Gates, her sisters: Marcia Inis Fleming Jenkins, Agnes Beatrice Packard Butcher, Doris Alvina McClure, and June Annett Gardner.  Family and friends are welcome to call from 3:00-4:00 PM on Friday, August 6, 2010 at the Gerald W. Vickery, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc. 110 West Main Street, Troy, PA. The celebration of Margareta's life will be held at 4:00 PM on Friday at the funeral home with Pastor Myra Goss officiating and her son in law Richard Powlison assisting. Burial will be at the convenience of Margareta's family in the Daggett Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in Margareta's memory to the Saint Jude's Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142.- Elmira Star Gazette, August 3, 2010

HATFIELD, MISS IDA (SRGP 18584)
The many friends of Miss Ida Hatfield were saddened by the news of her death, which occurred Wednesday evening, July 4th, 1923, aged nearly 54 years.  Every effort had been made to relieve the suffering and restore to health, but of no avail and the Angel of Death wafted her spirit to those realms above.  A brave, gentle, self-sacrificing spirit has gone.  Dutiful and dependable to the utmost limit, she was a joy and comfort in her home and a warm true friend of all who knew her intimately.  It seems hard that death should take one so dear and helpful in the community, but sustained by an unshaken faith in the greatness of God’s kingdom we can lift our tear-wet eyes to the One above, believing that Ida’s pure and helpful life here with us, was but a beginning, and that on another shore that dear life still goes on.  Those who knew her best were surely bettered by their contact with one in whom loyalty and devotion to duty were essential qualities.  Loving life, she saw in all things whether pleasant or hard to bear, the workings of God’s plan for our betterment.  In earlier life she embraced the religion of Jesus, uniting with the Jobs Corners Baptist Church, to which she was a faithful and helpful member until a few years ago, having moved to Rutland, called for a letter and united with the Rutland Baptist church, to which she was loyal and true to every department of the church.  She leaves to mourn their loss Mr. and Mrs. Carlos White, with whom she had lived for many years, together with two sisters, Mrs. Hattie Cummings, of Bentley Creek, and Mrs. Frank Williams, of Rutland; one brother, William Hatfield, of Tioga, besides many other relatives and friends.  Her funeral was largely attended Saturday, July 7th, at two o’clock, her pastor, Orey Crippen, officiating; burial in Daggett cemetery.  The many beautiful flowers attested the love and esteem for the departed.

CHARLES E. JENNINGS
Charles Edwin Jennings, 15, died at the family home at Jobs Corners Thursday noon. He is survived by his widow; one son Sealer E.; one sister Miss Mahala Jennings. The funeral was held today at 2 p.m. in the family home. Burial was in the Daggett Cemetery, the Rev. Mr. Hotchkiss of the Methodist Church, officiated. (handwritten on article July 2, 1930)

JENNINGS - Miss Grace Jennings, 80, of Jackson Township, died March 1, 1959 at the Troy Hospital. She was a member of the Daggett Methodist Church. Survived by cousin, Charles Jennings of Jackson Township. Funeral was held at the Daggett Methodist Church on Wednesday at 2 p.m., the Rev. William Jenkins officiating. Burial was in Daggett Cemetery. - Mansfield Advertiser, March 1959

JENNINGS - Miss Mahala Jennings, age 98, of Daggett, PA, died Jan. 14, [1958]. She was a member of the Daggett Methodist Church. Surviving are her niece, Miss Grace Jennings, with whom she made her home and grand-nephew, Charles Jennings, both of Daggett. The body is at the Shaw & Robena Funeral Home where friends may call after 4 p.m. on Wednesday. Funeral services from the Daggett Methodist Church on Friday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. William Jenkins officiating. Burial will be in the Daggett Cemetery. - Mansfield Advertiser, Jan. 1958

Willard JENNINGS, 76, of Daggett, Pa., died Thursday at 5:30 p.m. He is survived by his widow; two daughters, Mrs. Henry Slocum and Miss Grace Jennings, both of Daggett; a brother, Edward Jennings, of Jobs Corners; a sister, Miss Mahala Jennings of Daggett; and a nephew, Selaer Jennings of Daggett. The funeral will be held at the family home in Daggett Sunday at 2 p.m. The Rev. Charles Pittman will officiate. Burial in the Daggett Cemetery. (handwritten on article Oct 31, 1929)

MARTIN Frank J.
6/6/29 - 6/8/07
diedat age 78. Family and friends are invited to a celebration of Frank's life on 7/1/07 at the Daggett Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. Frank was predeceased by his parents, Lillie and Manley Martin; brothers, Clarence, Clyde, Orville, Paul and Walter Martin; one son, John Martin. Frank has three surviving brothers, Ernest, Raymond and Herman Martin. He is also survived by his wife of 33 years, Pat Martin; a son, Gene Heck, Jr. and wife, Patti, their three daughters, Chavene, Maleaha and Julie, as well as a great-granddaughter, Londyn; a daughter, Teresa Bogacyzk and husband, Gene Bogacyzk and their two children, Matthew and Emily Bogacyzk. Frank served in World War II in the Army. He loved his family, cherished his friends, as well as hunting and fishing. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to your favorite charities or the Big Elm Volunteer Fire Department, Millerton, PA, or the Daggett Methodist Church in Frank's memory. Reverend Douglas Hodge will be officiating. He will be buried with full Military Honors. The Troy Masonic Lodge will have a graveside ceremony as well. Casual attire is suggested. Arrangements are entrusted to Olthof Funeral Home, Inc.

 

McWHORTER Vernon L. "Vern"

Age 74, a longtime resident of Daggett, PA, died unexpectedly at St. Joseph's Hospital Monday, February 20th, 2012. Vern was born in Elmira, NY, the son of the late Sterling and Elsie Leonard McWhorter of Mosherville, PA. He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years as of Valentine's Day, Elnora Eighmey McWhorter of Daggett; sons and daughter-in-law: Calvin McWhorter of Millerton, Kevin (Sharon) McWhorter of Millerton; daughters and sons-in-law: Lacinda (Keith)Snyder of New Jersey and Lanett (Jeff) Wheeler of Millerton; son and daughter-in-law: Terril (Yelena) McWhorter of GA; 22 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren; sister Marilyn (Frank) Grace of Chicago. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY Friday, February 24th, 2012 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM and again Saturday 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM with funeral and committal services held at the conclusion of the calling hours at 3:00 PM. The Reverend Jennifer Wolf will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed the Big Elm Fire Department, Route #549, Millerton, PA 16936 or to the Daggett Cemetery c/o Richard Smith, Switchback Road, Millerton, PA 16936. Vern was a lifelong farmer who owned and operated his own dairy farm for many years in the Daggett area. He was a dedicated family man who shared his strong work ethic with his children and the people around him. Arrangements have been entrusted to Olthof Funeral Home, Inc.   Star Gazette - February 23, 2012

 

Ivan R. MYFELT, 82, lifelong resident of Daggett, PA, diedSunday, July 18, 1999 at Arnot Ogden Medical Center following an illness.  Ivan was born on March 12, 1917 in Daggett, PA, son of the late Richard and Mattie Card Myfelt.  He served in the United States Infantry during World War II.  Ivan married Marion Stone on August 29, 1947 in the Daggett United Methodist Church where he has been an active lifelong member.  He was the former church pianist there as well as Sunday School teacher.  He retired from Maple Farms Creighton Allstar Dairy in 1978.  Surviving are his wife of 52 years, Marion; their children: Carl Myfelt (Fred Toothaker) of Burlington, PA, Muriel Myfelt of Leesburg, VA and Brian Myfelt of Daggett, PA; a brother, Kenneth (Doris) Myfelt of Blackstock, SC, nieces and a great-niece, many dear friends.  Ivan was predeceased by a son, Neil Myfelt in 1987; a brother Norton Myfelt in 1969; and a sister Thelma Myfelt in 1997.  Funeral services were held at the Caywood Funeral Home in Southport on July 23 (11 am) with Pastor John West officiating and committal services following in Daggett Cemetery.  Memorial donations may be directed to the Daggett United Methodist Church Building Fund, RR 2, Box 114, Millerton, PA 16936 in Ivan’s memory.  “Troy Gazette- Register,” Troy, PA  Thursday, July 22, 1999

RICHARD SAWYER, 72 of Pine City RD 2, Thursday, May 16, 1957.  Survived by son, Melvin Sawyer of Horseheads; daughters, Mrs. Myrtle Wood of Elmira, Mrs. Iva Riley and Mrs. Alma Munson of Pine City; 14 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.  Body at Keefe Funeral home where friends may call.  Funeral Sunday at 2 p.m. at Daggett Methodist Church, Daggett, Pa.  Daggett Cemetery.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 5/17/1957

DAVID H. SCOTT
Daggett—David H. Scott, 82, died at his home here early Thursday, Sept. 12, 1935. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Caroline Scott; a son, Avery, at home; a brother, John, and a sister, Miss Harriet Scott, of Worcester, Mass., and another sister, Mrs. Martha Bradley, of Springfield, Mass. The funeral will be conducted at the Daggett Church Sunday at 3:30 p.m. by the Rev. Mr. Smith with burial in the Daggett Cemetery.

SCOTT, Elizabeth Scott Leonard
Elizabeth Scott Leonard was born Oct. 8, 1861, at Wells, Bradford County, Pa., and was the daughter of the late Joseph and Elizabeth Newcomb Scott.  In 1869 she moved to Tioga County with her parents, where she resided until her marriage to Curis Leonard in 1882.  Mr. and Mrs. Leonard made their home in Elmira for many years, removing to Galeton in 1895 where she had since resided.  Mrs. Leonard is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Blanche ..oor of Galeton, Pa., Mrs. Clara …engee of Ansonia, Mrs. Norman …eff of Rochester, and the following brothers and sisters:  John H. Scott of Upton, Mass., David H. of Seeley Creek, N.Y., Charles L. of Elmira, J. R. and Harold of Daggett, Mrs. M. E. Bradley and Miss Harriet Scott of Springfield, Mass.  The funeral was held Thursday.  Burial was in the Daggett cemetery.

SCOTT - MRS. ELIZABETH S. LEONARD  Mrs. Elizabeth Scott Leonard, formerly of Elmira, died Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Galeton, Pa. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Clara Mengee of Ansonia, Pa.; Mrs. Morris Neef of Rochester; Mrs. Blanche Stone of Galeton, Pa.; five brothers and two sisters.The funeral will be held at Daggett, Pa., Friday at 12m Burial in the Daggett, Pa., Cemetery. (handwritten on article Mar 27, 1927)

SCOTT, Joseph R.
Joseph R. Scott, 69, of Daggett, Pa., died Sunday at 3:30 p.m. after an extended illness.  He is survived by four brothers, David, Harold and Charles Scott of Daggett, Pa.; John Scott of Upton, Mass; two sisters, Mrs. S. P. Bradley and Miss Harriett Scott of Springfield, Mass.  The funeral will be held Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. in the Daggett, Pa., church.  Burial in the Daggett, Pa. cemetery.

MYRT SCOTT
Myrt Scott, 93, of Elmira Heights, N. Y., formerly of Millerton, died Sunday, April 22, 1984. He was a retired farmer and cattle dealer. His wife, Marion Spencer Scott died in 1971. Surviving are : nieces, Mrs. George (Venetta) Baker of Wellsburg, N.Y., Mrs. Harry (Marian) Ross of Newark, N.Y. and Mrs. Paul (Harriet) Pesesky of Elmira Heights, N.Y. and several cousins. Friends were invited to call at the Vickery Funeral Home, Troy on Monday, April 23, 1984 from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services were held there Tuesday April 24 at 2 p.m. Burial was in Daggett Cemetery. Memorial may be directed to the Daggett United Methodist Church.

 JOHN AARON SEARLES
John Aaron Searles died Friday morning at the home of his nephew, Ray Hammond, Mosherville, Pa., aged eighty-six years. He is survived by a sister-in-law, Mrs. Della Searles; two nieces, Mrs. Fannie Knapp and Mrs. Loah Benson, all of Elmira; three nephews, Ross C. Hammond and Kenneth Searles of Elmira and Raymond F. Hammond of Mosherville. The funeral will be held Monday at 11:30 a.m. at the Daggett, Pa. M.E. Church. He was a charter member of the Seeley Creek I.O.O.F. Burial in the Daggett Cemetery. (handwritten on article Mar 26, 1926)

SECHRIST, Elizabeth -  MRS. ELIZABETH A. EMMICK
 Mrs. Elizabeth A. Emmick, aged 88 years, died last Wednesday, March 30.  Until about four years ago she had been a resident of Morris.  The funeral was held Thursday evening; burial Friday morning in the Daggett Hollow cemetery.  (The Agitator: Wellsboro, PA, Wednesday, April 6, 1927) [Elizabeth A. Sechrist, daughter of Henry and Sarah BENNER Sechrist]

ELMER B. SEELEY
Elmer B. Seeley, 94, of Tioga died Monday, July 4, 1983 at home. He was the son of Benjamin and Mary Burrows Seeley. A member of the Brotherhood of the New York Central Railroad, he was employed by the New York Central Railroad for 45 years, retiring in 1956. Surviving are : four daughters, Mrs. Benjamin (Louise) Dixon of Tioga, Mrs. Laura Robinson, Elmira, N.Y., Mrs. Mary Wales of RD 2, Tioga and Mrs. Joseph (Dewella) Plaski of Elmira, N.Y.; two sons, William Seeley of Harrison Valley and Elmer R. Seeley of Jobs Corners; one sister, Mrs. Janie Hayes, Mansfield; on half-brother Norman Seeley of Tampa, Florida; fifty-four grandchildren, seventy-three great-grandchildren and thirteen great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to call at the Kuhl Funeral Home, Mansfield today, Wednesday, July 6 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held there Thursday, July 7 at 1 p.m. Burial will be in Daggett Cemetery.


SEELEY, Sarah Ette - Mrs Sarah Baird died at the home of her daughter, Mrs William Gott at Millerton, Saturday at 8 p.m aged 73 years. She is survived by the one daughter, Mrs Gott and two sons, Alfred Seeley of Wellsburg and Jerry Baird of Rutland, Vt. Funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the residence and will be private The Rev. Ora Crippen will officiate. Burial in the Daggett cemetery.

STONE - MYFELT, Marion J.
A long time resident of the Daggett, PA community died
Monday, May 17, 2010 in Morristown, NJ where she was celebrating her son's graduation from Drew Theological School. Born on December 27, 1927 in Osceola, PA, Marion was the daughter of the late Grant & Hazel Ludlum Stone. She was married to R. Ivan Myfelt on August 28, 1948 and he predeceased her on July 18, 1999. In serving the Lord, Marion was a longtime member of the Daggett United Methodist Church. Her interests included singing, sewing, cooking, reading and organizing church dinners and community activities. She enjoyed nature and the outdoors, particularly bird watching and listening to their melodies. She spent many hours watching her favorite shows on the Hallmark channel. Marion is survived by three loving children, daughters, Carol (Fred Toothaker) Myfelt, Burlington, PA; Muriel Myfelt, Leesburg, VA and son, Pastor Brian Myfelt, Grover, PA. She was predeceased by her son Neil Myfelt. Family and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport on Friday, May 21, 2010 between the hours of 6-8 pm and again on Saturday from 9-11 am. Funeral services will follow the visitation at 11 am. Graveside services will follow in the Daggett Cemetery where she will be laid to rest beside her husband Ivan Myfelt. – Elmira Star Gazette, May 19, 2010

Joshua F. STURDEVANT b. 1784 m. Hester Ann BAKER b. 1796. Joshua first appears on the 1830    assessment list of Wells. Joshua d. 11 June 1835 50y 10m 11d (ts) Wells (probate) and Hester Ann d.    11 June 1835 39y 15d (ts) Old Daggett Burying Ground, Daggett, Jackson Township, Tioga County.    They are related to have both been struck by lightning and died the same day.

 H. F. SWAYZE
H. F. Swafze died Saturday morning at the family home in Millerton, Pa., aged seventy-four years. He is survived by his widow, three daughters, Mrs. C. E. Sheive of Elmira, Mrs. Leon Garrison of Millerton and Mrs. A. H. Youell, of Georgetown, N.Y.; seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren, a brother Schuyler Swayze of Daggett, Pa., and a sister Mrs. Hettie Taber of Elmira. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 1 o’clock at the family home in Millerton. The Rev. Guiles will officiate. Burial at Daggett, Pa., Cemetery.

TICE, Catherine (SRGP 00319) WILSON, MRS. SAMUEL F.
Mrs. Samuel F. Wilson of Daggett, Pa., died this morning at the home of Samuel Wilson at Sylvania, Pa., aged seventy-eight years.  She is survived by her husband, Samuel Francis Wilson; a son, Phillip, of Elmira Heights; an adopted daughter, Mrs. Frank Doughty of Daggett, Pa.  The funeral will be held Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. in the Daggett Methodist Episcopal Church.  The Rev. F. I. Smith of Elk Run, Pa., will officiate.  Burial in the Daggett, Pa., cemetery.  (14 FEB 1925)

Van AUKEN, Theodosia - Mrs. Lewis Daggett- Mrs. Lewis Daggett died unexpectedly at the family home at Daggett, Pa., Tuesday afternoon after a brief illness. The decedent had spent the greater part of her life in Dagget, Pa. She possessed a Christian character and was highly respected by all, being a member of the Dagget M. E. Church. She is survived by her husband, Lewis Daggett, of Daggett, Pa., four daughters, Mrs. Philip Wilson, of Elmira Heights; Mrs. Ray Ayers, of Elmira; Mrs. Grover Shieve, of Daggett; Mrs. Wayne Webster, of Springville, Pa.; one son. Lewis L. Daggett , of Daggett, and seven grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. N.H. Kimball, of Elmira; Mrs. George W. Clark, of Pine City; Mrs. Henry Shieve of Danbury, Conn. two brothers, and Frank Van Auken of ? City, Mich. The funeral, will be held at the family home at Daggett, Friday at 2 p.m. Burial will be in the Daggett cemetery. (1925)

VOORHEES - LORRAINE SHAPPEE
 Lorraine Voorhees Shappee, 74, of Pine City, NY died Saturday, December 3, 1994 at home. Lorraine was a member of the Pine City Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary, a member of the Pine City Baptist Church and the Mary Martha Guild. She is survived by children, Jack and Sue Shappee of Wilmington, NC, Linda and Robert Dickinson of Kissimmee, FL, Susan Shappee of Corning, NY; four grandchildren; sisters, Harriett and Warren Smith of Millerton, PA, Marlyn and Shirley Lee Sheive of Kissimmee, FL, Patricia and David Lentz of Bolivar, PA; brothers, Elwood C. and Angie Voorhees of Gillett, PA, Floyd Voorhees of Elmira, NY, Manley Voorhees Jr. of Gillett, PA; friend, Larry Russell of Lawrenceville. She was predeceased by father, Manley Voorhees Sr. in 1984; and mother, Jennie Butcher Voorhees, in 1991. Funeral services were held December 7 at the Pine City Baptist Church with interment to be in Daggett Cemetery, Daggett, PA.  Rev. Walter Griffith officiated and arrangements were by the Olthof Funeral Home. Those wishing may make memorials in Lorraine's name to the Pine City Baptist Church of the Millerton Senior Citizens Center,  Millerton, PA. (TGR, Thursday, December 8, 1994)

WHITE, Jane -  BECKHORN—Mrs Jane Beckhorn, of Millerton, Pa., wife of Henry Beckhorn, who recently passed to her award, was born March 18, 1857, and her childhood days were spent in the village of Daggett. On Dec. 2, 1875, she was married to Henry Beckhorn, of Jackson, and a family of five childern was the fruit of the union: William of Rochester, N.Y.; Mrs. William Kidder, of Elmira; Fred H., of Valola, N.Y., and Margaret and John at home.  Mrs. Beckhorn united with the M.E. church in 1875. Her pleasing manner and consistent Christian life won for her many friends.  She will be greatly missed in her home and at church.  She died on June 6th, 1918.  The funeral services were held at the family home June 9th, and burial was in the cemetery at Daggett, Pa.. [Sally Jane White, daughter of James A. and Malinda White]
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