Mansfield PA and Richmond Township in Tioga County PA

 

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Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice
Obituary & Clipping Section
Tioga County, Pennsylvania

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Bradford County PA

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Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield, Tioga County, Pennsylvania 

The History Center on Main Street, 83 N. Main Street, Mansfield PA 16933   histcent83@gmail.com
 

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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 Joyce'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. 

Table of Contents of Prospect Cemetery Obituaries

HUGH W. CADY (SRGP 75229)
 Hugh W. Cady, 81, of 7 1/2 North Main St., Mansfield, died Monday, Oct. 26, 1992, at home. Born Feb. 2, 1911, in Jobs Corners, he was the son of William R. and Maude Baity Cady. He was a member of the Mansfield Chamber of Commerce. He owned and operated Cady's Mens Stores in Westfield and Mansfield from 1953 until retiring in 1976. Preceding him in death was his wife of 54 years, Martha Budnick Cady, on Sept. 20, 1986, and grandson, Alan Cady, on Aug. 22, 1978. Surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Philip D. and Shirley Cady of Lemont and John and Diane Cady of Mansfield; two daughters, Marilyn Kemp of Mount Pleasant Gap and Alice Kelly of Mount Dora, Fla.; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one sister, Alice Magor of Oakmont; several nieces and nephews; special friends and care-givers, Richard and Susan Roe of Mansfield. Friends may call at the Scureman Funeral Home, 130 S. Main St., Mansfield, on Wednesday, Oct. 28, from 7 pm to 9 pm. Services will be held there on Thursday, Oct. 29, at 11 am with the Rev. Ira Hindman officiating. Burial will be made in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield. Flowers would be appreciated or memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimers Association or to Mansfield University Foundation Adult Basic Education Program.

CADY –MARILYN KEMP, (SRGP 76421) Age 64, of Lemont, died Saturday, March 1, 2003, at her residence.  Born October 10, 1938 in Mansfield, she was the daughter of the late Hugh W. and Martha E. Bodnick Cady.  She attended Mansfield University and graduated from the South Hills Business School.  She was a Library Assistant at the Pattee Library at Penn State University for 17 years.  She was a member of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church.  She is survived by a sister, Alice Kelly of Mt. Dora, FL; two brothers, Philip and Shirley Cady of Lemont, John W. and Diane Cady of Mansfield; nieces and nephews, Stephen and Kathy Cady, Joyce and Daniel Driscoll, Michael and Lori Cady, Sherri and Roger Stager, Jon and Melanie Cady; great-nieces and nephews, Erin and Shannon Driscoll, Jonathan and Zachary Stager, Megan Cady, James and Janet Cady, Michelle, Kristin, Matthew, Monica and Justin Cady; and great-great-niece and nephew, Natalie and Trevor.  In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a nephew, Alan Cady.  Visitation will be private at the convenience of the family.  A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 AM on Thursday, March 6, at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, 820 Westerly Parkway, State College, with the Reverend James D. Zatalava officiating.  Private burial will take place at the convenience of the family at Prospect Cemetery in Mansfield.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Brookline Home Care & Hospice, 3901 South Atherton St., State College, PA.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Koch Funeral Home, State College, PA.  –Elmira Star Gazette.

WILLIAM R. CADY (SRGP 16254)
 William R. Cady, 73, a life resident and farmer of Mansfield RD1, died suddenly this morning, March 28, 1956. He was a member of the Church of Christ of Canoe Camp and North Elk Run Grange. Survived by wife, Mrs. Maude Baity Cady; daughter, Mrs. Frank Magor of Mantuck, L.I., NY; sons Kenneth and Hugh Cady of Mansfield, Donald of Miami, Fla; brothers, Raymond, and George of Troupsburg, NY; sisters, Mrs. George Gunn, Mrs. William Harrington and Mrs. Frank Knapp, all of Troupsburg.  Eleven grandchildren. The body is at the Shaw and Robena Funeral Home, where friends may call.  Friday at 10 am, it will be removed to the Church of Christ at Canoe Camp, where it will lie in state until the time of the funeral at 3:30 pm, the Rev. Norman West Jr., officiating.  Burial in Prospect Cemetery.  Please omit flowers.

Description: Description: Description: Description: C:\TC\~srgp\new\cw100.gifCALKINS – Henry D. Calkins, [SRGP 85672] who has been a well-known conductor on the Fall Brook railways, died last Monday afternoon at the Methodist hospital in Brooklyn, NY, where he went five weeks ago in the hope of obtaining relief through a surgical operation. Upon investigation, the surgeons concluded that it would be fatal to remove a fibrous or cancerous tumor in the lower bowel, so they performed the operation of colostomy, and Mr. Calkins was hoping  to recover sufficient strength to return to his family in this place. But he failed steadily, and on Monday his family was notified that his death was near, and his son, Mr. Walter V. Calkins started that day for his bedside; but Mr. Calkins died before his son reached Brooklyn. Henry Daniel Calkins was nearly 66 years of age. He was born in Charleston Township November 17, 1830. He married Miss Maria Wilcox, February 14, 1852. Of their three children one daughter and one son are surviving, besides the widow. Mr. Calkins enlisted at the outbreak of the war in Company C, 7th PA Cav., as a Private, and he served through the war and was promoted to Lieutenant. After the war Mr. Calkins was for two years in the mercantile business at Tioga. Then he became a freight conductor on the New York Central railroad. His leg was broken in an accident and he was laid up for some time. He then became conductor of a passenger train on the Tioga railroad, a position he held for many years. For the past eleven years he had been in the employment of the Fall Brook Railway and for nearly two years conductor on the train between this borough and Stokesdale Junction. About a year ago his family moved here from Elmira, NY. He was a quiet, unassuming gentleman who had many friends and no enemies. Last winter Mr. Calkins had pneumonia, and he had hardly recovered from that when he was again prostrated with the obscure disease, which caused his death. The remains are to be brought to Mansfield tomorrow, and the funeral is to be held immediately after the arrival of the noon train. – Wellsboro Agitator, 12 August 1896

CALKINS - Word was received here Saturday of the death of Mr. Walter Calkins [SRGP 85670], of Elmira, train dispatcher on the Tioga Division. Mr. Calkins formerly lived here and his many friends regret to hear of his demise. - Wellsboro Agitator, January 17, 1912

CALKINS - Walter V. Calkins [SRGP 85670], of Elmira, who had been a train dispatcher on the Tioga division of the Erie railroad for thirty-five years, died at his home in that city last Saturday morning. Mr. Calkins was born in Charleston township and was 55 years of age. His parents were Henry and Maria Calkins, former residents of Wellsboro and Mansfield. Mr. Calkins was united in marriage to Miss Mary Leake, of Blossburg, January 29, 1884, and in 1885 they removed to Elmira and established their home, residing there continually, with the sole exception of three years, when the Tioga division's dispatcher's office was located in Arnot. The funeral was held at the Methodist church in Elmira on Monday evening and the remains taken to Mansfield on Tuesday for burial. - Wellsboro Gazette, January 18, 1912

CAMPBELL, Esther (SRGP 73636) - Mrs. Esther Harkness, wife of Dr. Harry C. Harkness of Mansfield, died Saturday morning about one o’clock. She had been in ill health for some time but her death came as a shock to the entire community. She is survived by her husband; on daughter, Mrs. A.A. Hufferd of Philadelphia and three sons, Clifton, Carleton and John, all of Mansfield. She was a member of the Columbia Literary Society. The funeral was held Monday, Rev. S.C. Simmons officiating. - Wellsboro Agitator, July 1, 1925

CAMPBELL, Jennie M. [SRGP 82447] - Mrs. Jennie M. Davis, 76, of Delmar Township, died last Friday at the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital. Surviving are two sons, Warren C. and Howard S. Davies, both of Mansfield; one brother, Robert T. Campbell of Wellsboro; two sisters, Mrs. Elmer Houghton and Miss Maude Campbell of Wellsboro and a granddaughter, Caroline Davis, of Mansfield. Funeral services were held Sunday at Mansfield, the Rev. Lester M. Shaff, officiating; burial at Mansfield. - Wellsboro Gazette, October 15, 1942, p.2

CAMPBELL - Mrs Mary Shipman (SRGP 78975)  died at 11:30 Tuesday evening, December 27, 1927, at the home of her daughter, Mrs L. B. Shaw. Death was cause by heart trouble, from which she had suffered for years. The funeral was held Friday afternoon at the home, the Rev. John H. Stanton, pastor of the Presbyterian Church, assisted by Reverend D. J. Griffiths, pastor of the Baptist Church, officiating. Internment was in Prospect cemetery.Mrs Shipman was born in Farmington December 22, 1851, the daughter of William and Helen Campbell. December 25, 1873, she was united in marriage to George H. Shipman of Nelson. Two children, Mabel (Mrs L.B. Shaw) and Helen (Mrs Helen Wilson) were born to them. Mr Shipman passed many years ago. She has lived in Mansfield about forty-five years. She was a faithful member of the Presbyterian Church and active in its various societies, having been president of the Missionary and Ladies Aid Societies. She has been president of the Needle Work Guild for twenty-six years, holding that office at the time of her death. She was always interested in helping those less fortunate than herself and took active charge of this work until a few days of he r death. She was an enthusiastic worker in the W. C. T. U. and was a member of the Mansfield Literary Club. She was a descendant of the Campbell Clan of Scotland.She is survived by her daughters and one sister, Mrs E. S. Horton, of Westfield; two brothers, T.C. Campbell of St. Petersburg, Florida, and W.C.. Campbell of Marionette, Wisconsin and three grandsons, Richard and George Wilson and Wilford Shaw of Mansfield.

CARD - HAGAR, MRS. EDNA CARD (SRGP 11213)
 Died, at her home in Mansfield, Pa., December 24, 1918, Edna C., wife of Leonard Hagar, after an illness of only three days of pneumonia; aged 32 years.  Mrs. Hagar was the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Homer H. Card, of Sullivan.  She was born in Sullivan, March 2, 1886.  Edna was known for her strict integrity and kindness of heart; ever ready to do anything necessary for the help of others which might be needed; tender memories will we ever cherish of one so worthy and so dear.  She is survived by her husband, Leonard Hagar, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Homer B. Card, and two brothers, Walter H. Card, at home, and Ray Card of Columbia X Roads.  The funeral was held at the home on Thursday at eleven o’clock, Burial in Mansfield.
 

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CARLEY - Mrs. Carrie C. Beach, 92, [SRGP 05367] of Mansfield, died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 1963. She was a member of the Mansfield Methodist Church, charter member of the WSCS and one of Mansfield's oldest citizens. Survived by daughter, Joyce M. Beach; brother, Clarence Carley, both at home. Body is at Shaw & Robena Funeral Home, Mansfield, where friends may call Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service there Friday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Donald Cronk officiating assisted by Rev. Harry A. Sagar, Jr. Burial will be in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield. - Mansfield Advertiser, September 1963

 

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CARLSON – Miss Clara H. Carlson, age 71, [SRGP 85895] of Long Island, formerly of Mansfield, died July 20, 1962. She was a daughter of John and Josephine Carlson and a retired schoolteacher. Miss Carlson was a graduate of Mansfield State College Class of 1910. [Should say Mansfield State Normal School at that date] She taught a few years in this vicinity and went to Long Island where she taught in the Elmont School. Miss Carlson was repeatedly promoted until at the time of her retirement she was Principal of the Elmont School System. The Belmont Blvd. School was named the Clara Carlson School in her honor. Surviving are a brother, C. Allen Carlson of Upper Fairmont, MD, and a sister, Miss Gertrude L. Carlson of Queen’s Village, L.I. with whom she lived. The funeral was held at the Shaw & Robena Funeral Home on Wednesday at 10:30 AM. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery. Miss Carlson was a member of the Mansfield Baptist Church and the Tioga Valley Grange of Mansfield. – Mansfield Advertiser, 25 July 1962, p.4

CARLSON, John W. [SRGP 85893] - John W. Carlson, aged 65 years, died Wednesday at the Packer hospital at Sayre. Funeral services were held at the home at Powers Corners Saturday, Rev. David J. Griffiths of the Baptist church, officiating; burial in Prospect cemetery at Mansfield. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Josephine Nelson Carlson; two daughters, Misses Clara and Gertrude Carlson, who teach in Queen City, L.I.; a son, Allen Carlson of Crisfield, Md.; a granddaughter and a sister, Miss Josephine Carlson of Corning. - Wellsboro Agitator, October 28, 1936
 

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CARLSON - Lillian Gertrude Carlson, 88, [SRGP 83139] of Princess Anne, Maryland, formerly of Mansfield, died Saturday, Jan. 19, 1985, in Peninsula General Hospital, Salisbury, Maryland. Born June 7, 1896 in Mansfield, she was the daughter of John and Josephine Nelson Carlson. She was a graduate of the Mansfield Normal School and in 1942, graduated with a BS degree in education from New York University. 

From 1917 to 1924, she taught school in Knoxville, and from 1924 to 1966 at Elmont, Long Island, NY. She was a member of the New York Retired Teachers Association and of TELSTAR, an organization of elementary teachers and administrators. Surviving are one niece, Mrs. William Miller of Princess Anne, Maryland, and one great niece, Diane Dykes of Salisbury, Maryland, as well as several distant relatives in Mansfield and Liberty. This Thursday, Jan. 24 at 10 a.m. weather permitting, a graveside service will be held at Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield. If the weather does not permit the funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. at the Kuhl Funeral Home, Mansfield. The Rev. Benjamin Nevin, minister of the First Baptist Church of Mansfield, will officiate. - Wellsboro Gazette, 23 January 1985

CARPENTER, Claude Raymond [SRGP 82677] - Claude Raymond Carpenter, 86, of 16 Queen Street, died at 5:45 p.m. Friday, January 3, 1969 in Williamsport Hospital. He was born Oct. 22, 1882 in Charleston Township, the son of Truman and Addie Starkey Carpenter. He was a member of Wellsboro United Methodist church. He also was a member of O???a Lodge No.317 F&AM, Coudersport Consistory and Charleston Men's Brotherhood. He was a retired farmer and had been employed by the Dunham Store. He is survived by his wife, the former Catherine Reese; two step daughters, Mrs. Audrey Edmonds, Norfolk, VA, and Mrs. Barbara Frank, Lakeville, Minn.; two stepsons, Leslie Bryant, College Park, MD, and William Bryant, Westfield; three grandchildren and three great grandchildren. The funeral was held Monday at Tussey's. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield. The Rev. William A. Snyder, his pastor, officiated. - Wellsboro Gazette, January 9, 1969

Wellsboro Gazette, January 16, 1969
CARPENTER, Claude R. [SRGP 82677] - Many From Out-of-Town Attend Carpenter Funeral
Out-of-town relatives who attended funeral services for Claude R. Carpenter on Monday, January 6 were: Mr. & Mrs. Leslie R. Bryant, College Park, MD; Mr. & Mrs. A.R. Edmunds and daughter and son of Norfolk, Virginia; William C. Bryant of Westfield; T.R. Carpenter of Danville; Claude Carpenter of District Heights, MD; Mrs. Ailene Carpenter and Mr. & Mrs. Howard Clark, both of Mansfield; Mr. & Mrs. Truman Benedict of Roseville; Mr. & Mrs. Merrill Reamer, of Auburndale, Florida; Mr. & Mrs. Ferdway Bliss, of Trout Run; Mrs. Genevieve Warters, of Gillette; Mr. & Mrs. Stuart L. Miller and Forrest Putney, both of Elmira, NY.

CARPENTER, Emma E. [SRGP 86036] - Mrs. Emma E. Hock, age 80, of Mansfield, died Tuesday, August 24, 1971 at the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. Funeral services were held at the Shaw and Robena Funeral Home on Friday at 1 p.m. The Rev. George E. Booth of the Episcopal Church officiated. Burial was in the Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield. Survived by husband, John J. Hock; sister, Mrs. Helen Reynolds of Mansfield; sister-in-law, Mrs. Jessie Carpenter of Middlebury Center; several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Hock was a member of the United Methodist Church of Mansfield; formerly operated the Home Tea Shop in Mansfield and the State Police Barracks. - Wellsboro Gazette, September 2, 1971

CARPENTER - Mrs. Hazel C. Benedict, aged 45 years, [SRGP 22931] died Friday morning at the family home in Painted Post. She is survived by her husband, Floyd W. Benedict; two sons, Byron, of Mansfield and Truman, of Painted Post; a daughter, Mrs. Doris Clark, of Vestal; a grandchild; her parents, Mr.  & Mrs. T. E. Carpenter, of Whitneyville. The funeral was held Sunday at the Whitneyville Church; burial in Prospect cemetery at Mansfield. - Wellsboro Agitator, 29 September 1937

CARPENTER – Ivan Carpenter, [SRGP 76427]  formerly of Mansfield, died Tuesday, April 25, 1961. Survived by wife, Mrs. Mildred Davis Carpenter; daughter, Mrs. Stephen Blatchly, Groton, NY; sons, Keith and Jimmy Carpenter, Mendham, NJ, Kenneth Carpenter of California, Lynn Carpenter of Denver, Colo.; mother, Mrs. Rena Carpenter, Nauvoo, PA; sister, Mrs. Al Jensen, Penn Yan, NY; 6 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 1 PM at the Shaw & Robena Funeral Home, Mansfield. Rev. Norman West will officiate. Burial will be in Prospect Cemetery. – Mansfield Advertiser, 26 April 1961, p.5

CARPENTER - The funeral of Truman Erwin Carpenter, [SRGP 82219] aged 85 years, who died at his home in Charleston, was held Sunday afternoon at the Whitneyville church following a prayer service at the home of his son, Claude Carpenter; burial in the Mansfield cemetery. Mr. Carpenter was born June 9, 1855, at Middlebury Center, son of the late Truman and Mary Hazlett Carpenter. He married the former Miss Addie Virginia Starkey of Middlebury in 1881. Mr. Carpenter was wheelwright by trade and lived in many part of the state at different times. He owned and operated a farm in Catlin Hollow for many years, later purchasing a farm in Charleston, where he lived until his death. He had been ill for about four weeks. He was a member of Whitneyville Methodist church and of the Grange. He is survived by his widow, one son, Claude Carpenter of Charleston; four grandchildren, Mrs. Doris Clark of Endicott; Byron Benedict and Truman Benedict, of Lawrence Corners, Charles Carpenter of Charleston and a number of nieces and nephews. A daughter, Mrs. Hazel Benedict, died several years ago. - Wellsboro Agitator, 25 September 1940

HARRY E. CARR DIES UNEXPECTED SATURDAY [SRGP 82420]
Harry E. Carr, well known Mansfield business man, died unexpectedly Saturday afternoon at three o’clock while about his business duties. Mr. Carr was born January 8, 1870, at Muskegon, Michigan, the son of Edgar E. and Olive Grenough Carr. He came to Mansfield in October 1887, to work for the Ross Cigar Company, and was employed by them until they quit business about twenty years later. He was married to Miss Minnie Kelley, and four children were born to them, Raymond and Harold, deceased; Leslie of Johnson City and Robert at home. After leaving Mansfield he spent several years in New York City, going to Endicott, N.Y., where he was employed by the Endicott-Johnson Company, where he worked steadily until 1930, when Mrs. Carr died and he returned to Mansfield. October 26, 1932, he married Mrs. Irene Pierce, of Elmira. Besides his widow and sons he is survived by two sisters, Mrs. F. L. Ramsdell of East Orange, N.J. and Mrs. Charles W. Neill of West Orange, N.J. Mr. Carr was a member of the Presbyterian Church, and during his former residence in Mansfield held the office of trustee of the church. He was also a member of the Modern Woodmen of America. Funeral services were held Monday at 2 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church, the Rev. J. R. Harris officiating; interment in Prospect Cemetery. (handwritten on article Jan 14, 1933)

CARTER, Bessie G. (SRGP 87198) - Miss Bessie Carter died April 9 [1920], at her home at Lambs Creek, after a week's illness of heart disease. She had never fully recovered from an attack of influenza. She was born at Lambs Creek and was 53 years of age September 17 last. She was a member of St. James church at Mansfield, and was the first one confirmed in that church. Two sisters survive, Mrs. Hattie Armstrong and Mrs. Edna Harper. Rev. Joseph H. Bond, of Tioga, officiated in the funeral, which was held April 12, at 11 a.m.; burial at Mansfield. - Wellsboro Agitator, April 21, 1920, p.3

Mrs. Eunice Gifford [Eunice Case SRGP 76668]
At Mansfield, April 9, 1890, Mrs. Eunice Gifford, aged 84 years and 5 months.  (Tuesday, May 6, 1890, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)


 

CASS, Edith [SRGP 14255]  Eilenberger, Mrs. Wm. d. Mon. at Troy, Pa. age 23 yrs. 9 mos. Formerly of Canoe Camp.  Dau. Of Edward Case.  Funeral in Mansfield  [Mansfield Advertiser 1901 9-Oct ]

CASS - George W. Cass, [SRGP 86428] 75, retired Mansfield State Teachers College instructor died Friday, Oct. 8, 1954, following an extended illness. Mr. Cass was born May 11, 1879 at Nelson, PA the son of Marion Francis Cass and Susan Maria Baxter Cass. He attended the Nelson Graded School and in the fall of 1890, the family moved to Elkland, PA. George W. Cass was graduated from the Elkland High School in 1895, took post graduate work the following year and taught District School one year in Farmington Twp. In September 1899, he entered the Mansfield State Normal School and he took the college preparatory course. In September 1901 he entered Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA, where he took the classical courses and was graduated in 1905 with an A.B. degree. During his college career he was awarded Chemistry and Physics prizes. He was graduated with valedictory rank and initiated into the Dickinson Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. From 1905 thru 1907 he was head of Latin Language and Literature at Union College, Barbourville, Kentucky. In 1907 he became a member of the faculty of Mansfield State Normal School. In 1908 he received his M.A. degree from Dickinson College. In 1924 he attended the summer session of Harvard University. He was a pioneer in Pennsylvania in the development of the sociology course. During his 34 years tenure the Normal School became a Teachers College. He spent several summers traveling as field representative for the college. He retired from active work in 1941. On August 9, 1906 he married J. Floy Sherwood of Mansfield, who died in 1910.

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 In 1913 his mother came to live with him and he purchased the house at 96 St. James St., where he resided until 1953. His mother died in 1931, his father having died in 1908. For a number of years he was active in Masonry being Past Master of Arch Masons, Past Commander Tiadighton Commandery, Wellsboro and Past Thrice Potent Master of Coudersport Consistory. He was an elder in the Presbyterian Church for 39 years in Mansfield, having joined December 6, 1907. He was a life member of both the Pennsylvania State Education Association and of the Dickinson College Alumni Assn. He was also a member of the Grange for over 25 years. He is survived by a sister, Mrs. Eva Cass Jahn of Redlands, Calif.; a ward, Mrs. Janice Madigan Kennedy of Troy. Funeral was held Sunday at Shaw & Robena Funeral Home, the Rev. John R. Hays officiating. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery. Masonic committal service was held at the grave. - Mansfield Advertiser, October 1954 MSNS.........Professor

CASS, Loretta [SRGP 18876] – Mrs. Isaac P. Lownsbery - Loretta Cass was born in Richmond township, NH, March 28, 1846. When about five years old her parents moved to Richmond township, PA, settling on a farm at Canoecamp, which remained her home for 66 years. She was the daughter of Augustus Cass and Amelia Aldrich, being the youngest of a family of five children, and was the last survivor. March 11. 1866, she was married to Isaac P. Lownsbery, with whom she lived until his death February 16, 1917, a period of almost 51 years. To them were born three daughters, Ida, wife of Rev. Fred P. Simmons, Edith, and Stella, wife of Frank W. Simmona, all of Mansfield. On August 6, 1917, the house built by her father at Canoecamp 62 years before and nearly all of the farm buildings were destroyed by fire, originating from lightning, since which time she had made her home with her daughter, Stella. – Tioga Eagle, July 9, 1919, p.2

 

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CATLIN - MUDGE, GLADYS CATLIN (SRGP 13474)
 This community was saddened on Monday, April 2nd, when word was received by friends here of the death of Gladys Vera Catlin, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Catlin, of this place.  She diedat the Mineola Hospital, L. I., as a result of bronchial pneumonia.  Mrs. Mudge was born in Mansfield, Pa., August 21, 1892.  Her childhood was spent in Mansfield and Roaring Branch, the former place having been her home since she was eight years of age.  She was married to Ray C. Mudge, of New York, on August 14, 1919, who with her parents survive her.  She graduated from the Mansfield State Normal school, class of 1911. 

 Later she specialized in art, taking work from the International Correspondent Schools and at Columbia University, and the New York School of Fine and Applied Art.  She followed the profession of teaching for a number of years, holding positions near Westfield and in the Charleston High School, Tioga County PA.  After teaching two years in the Saugerties, N.Y., High School she accepted a position as instructor in art and penmanship in the Lynnbrook, L. I. High School, which position she held for four years.  Her splendid ability as a teacher, combined with a charming personality, won her the love and esteem of hundreds of pupils and parents in the communities where she taught.  At an early age she united with the Methodist Episcopal Church of Mansfield, of which church she was a member at the time of her death.  Her ability and willingness made her a welcome helper in choir work and church activities wherever she went and left an influence which can be measured only in the light of eternity.  Mr. and Mrs. Mudge had their residence in East Rockaway, L. I.  Her body was taken to the undertaking rooms of Mr. Abrams, a friend of the family, in that place, and her friends and acquaintances were extended the privilege of taking farewell.  From there her body was brought to the home of her parents where a prayer service was held at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, followed by funeral services in the Methodist Church.    Rev. C. D. Purdy, pastor of the church, officiated.  Miss Laura Wheeler, of the Mansfield State Normal faculty, impressively sang, “Abide With Me.”  The remains were laid to rest in the family plot in Prospect Cemetery under a bank of flowers, the loving remembrances of a host of friends.
 

CHAMBERLAIN - ARTHUR H. CHAMBERLAIN [SRGP 82424] died at his home on the Hollow Road, near Mansfield, December 12 (1926), of heart disease. He was the son of Frank and Eleanor Elizabeth Chamberlain, and was born at Orchard Park, NY, November 20, 1862. April 18, 1900, he married Maude H. Nichols of Sardinia, NY. Three children were born to them, Edith Elizabeth, Arthur Wayne and Allen Ellsworth, who, with their mother, survive. Mr. Chamberlain followed the teaching profession for about 38 years, mostly as principal of public schools in New York state.

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 He also taught in Dickinson Seminary, and spent five years in Kentucky. In 1918 he removed to Mansfield from Mariah, NY, and taught in the Normal School for some time. Mr. Chamberlain was a veteran of the Spanish-American war. The funeral was held Wednesday; Rev. Harold G. Stearns officiating; interment in Prospect Cemetery. ----- WELLSBORO AGITATOR, 22 DEC. 1926, p. 6

CHAPPELL – MRS. VIOLA ALICE DAY, 71 of Crooked Creek, PA, died Wednesday, April 26, 1961. Survived by husband, Lawrence Day; daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Arnett of Hutchinson, Kansas; sons, C. K. Stopher of Collingsville, Illinois and Edward R. Morris of Michigan; sister, Mrs. J. C. Green of Long Beach, Calif.; brother, Thomas P. Chappell of Tulsa, Oklahoma; 11 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Funeral service was held at the Shaw & Robena Funeral Home, Mansfield on Saturday at 2 pm. Rev. Donald D. Cronk officiated. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery.

CHARLTON - EVALYN C. SMITH (SRGP 20474)     Evalyn Charlton Smith, 88, of Mansfield and Pinellas Park, Fla., died Sunday,
                Dec. 31, 2000, at the Manor Care Leader Drive in Williamsport.  Born Nov. 12, 1912, in Newport News, Va., she was the daughter of Herbert Warters and Evalyn Charlton Warters.    She was employed by the former Rural Electric Company of Mansfield and the former First National Bank of Mansfield.   She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Mansfield, Eastern  Star and the Elizabeth Rebecca Lodge, and the DLS Club, all of the Mansfield area.  Preceding her in death was her husband, Lee James Smith, on Jan. 3, 1996. They would have celebrated their 57th anniversary in May 2000. Also preceding  her in death was one sister, Kathryn Charlton, formerly of Elmira, N.Y.  Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, David Charlton and Robbin Smith of  Williamsport; one sister, Mary Lois Strunk of Tunkhannock; four grandchildren,  Amy E. Consentino of Hatsboro, Jennifer E. Bomboy of Williamsport, Jerry A. Smith of Hoboken, N.J., and Matthew D. Smith of Williamsport; and several  nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Jan. 3, at the Scureman Funeral Home, Mansfield.   Burial was made at Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield.

MISS KATHERINE CHARLTON (SRGP 79976)
Age 79, formerly of Mt. Zoar St., Elmira, NY Saturday March 28, 1987, at Broad Acres Nursing Home, Wellsboro, Pa. Friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, 1050 Penna. Ave., Tuesday 7 to 9 pm, with funeral and committal services there Wednesday at 11 am. The Rev. Marlin B. Stewart officiating. Interment Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield, Pa. Survived by sister and brother-in-law Evalyn and Lee Smith of Mansfield, Pa. sister Mary Lois Strunk of Tunkhannock, Pa.; several nieces and nephews. Katherine was a member of the Westminister Presbyterian Church and a retired employee of the Elmira Savings and Loan Association.

CHELL, Edward J. [SRGP 86532] – Edward J. Chell died at his home on the Williamson Road near Mansfield on Jan. 13. He was born in England, 46 years ago. He is survived by his parents, his widow and several children. A brother and sister, residents of Baltimore, also survive. – Wellsboro Agitator, January 25, 1922

 

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AGNES S. CHILSON [SRGP 82429]
 Miss Agnes S. Chilson, 90, a resident of Broad Acres Nursing Home in Wellsboro, formerly of 141 South Main Street, Mansfield, died Saturday, April 9, 1988, at the nursing home. Born Feb. 3, 1898, at Ulysses, Potter County, she was the daughter of Horace and Myrtle Coates Chilson. A graduate of Mansfield Normal School in 1918, receiving the bachelor degree there in 1935.

 She had been a teacher in the Corning, NY area for 33 years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Mansfield, the Retired Teachers Association in Corning, NY and a charter member of the Mansfield 55-Plus Group. Preceding her in death was a sister, Florence Mudge Nickerson. Surviving is a nephew, Leon Nickerson of Candor, NY, and several cousins. Services were held at the Scureman Funeral Home, 130 South Main Street, Mansfield, Tuesday, April 12.  The Rev. Benjamin E. Nevin, her pastor, officiated. Burial will be made in Prospect Cemetery.

HORACE CHILSON [SRGP 82427]
Horace Chilson, 67, died suddenly Thursday at 1:30 p.m. of heart trouble. While he had been in poor health for some time, his sudden death came as a shock to the community. Mr. Chilson was the son of Orlando and Susan Chilson and was born at Ulysses, Pa., November 23, 1866. May 3, 1892, he was married to Miss Myrtle Coates. Twenty-one years ago he came with his family to Mansfield, where he has since followed his trade as a mechanic. He was a member of the Baptist church of Shinglehouse, Pa. Mr. Chilson was devoted to his home, a kind neighbor and an upright citizen who was respected by both old and young. Besides his widow, he is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Daniel Mudge, of Mansfield, and Miss Agnes Chilson, a teacher in Corning; his mother, Mrs. Susan Chilson, and one brother, William Chilson, Coudersport. Funeral services were held Sunday at 2 p.m. at the family home on the Orebed Road, the Rev. D. J. Griffiths, officiating; interment in Prospect Cemetery. The pall bearers were George Gould, John Wood, George Barden, Fred Rounsville and Leonard Burton. (handwritten on article Jan. 11, 1934)

CLAFLIN – GEORGE L. CLAFLIN, 74, (SRGP 19277) of Mansfield, died Monday, Sept. 24, 1962. He was a retired farmer, member of the First Baptist Church of Mansfield. He was a past master of Tioga Valley Grange No. 918 and had been a member for 48 years. Survived by daughter, Mrs. Alberta Roupp of Mansfield; brother, Samuel Barber of Pitcairn, PA; sisters, Mrs. Janie Cummings of Tioga, Mrs. Hazel Root of Mansfield, Mrs. Margaret Heater of Horseheads, NY; 9 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be held at Shaw & Robena Funeral Home, Mansfield on Thursday at 2 pm, the Rev. Earl Sires officiating. Burial will be in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield.
CLAFLIN – George L. Claflin – Source of obit – Mansfield Advertiser, 26 Sept. 1962, p.5

CLAGGETT - Mrs. Mary D. Roff, [SRGP 79940] widow of Ed[mund] Roff, died at her home on St. James street in Mansfield at 4 o’clock Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 14 [1944]. She is survived by one son, Horace, of Binghamton, and one daughter, Mrs. Bertha Palmer, with whom she resided. She is also survived by three grandchildren. Funeral services were held Friday, Rev. Floyd E. Guiles officiating; burial in Prospect cemetery at Mansfield. - Wellsboro Agitator, 22 November 1944

Miss Anna CLARK [SRGP 19181]
In Richmond, March 1, 1878, of cholera, Anna, daughter of M. B. and Mariette Clark, aged 6 years, 4 months and 9(or 8)days.  (Tuesday, March 19, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Description: Description: Description: Description: C:\TC\~srgp\new\mailbox.gifCLARK BUDD, A.
Budd A. Clark Services Held at Mansfield (photo) November 1946 - Mansfield- Funeral service for Budd A. Clark,72, retired assistant postmaster of the local post office, who died Saturday night at his home on East main Street were held today at 2 p.m. at the family home, the Rev. Floyd E. Guiles officiating. Burial in Prospect Cemetery. The son of Col. Melvin and Sarah Beach Clark, he was born August 14, 1874 in Mansfield. He graduated from Mansfield Normal School in 1892 and was associated with his father in a novelty and dry goods store on Main Str., until his appointment as assistant post master March 27, 1903. He retired April 30, 1945, after serving for 42 years, a record attained by few assistant postmasters in the nation. When the local post office was placed under civil service in 1912 Mr. Clark was appointed local secretary, which office he held for 30 years. He was a member of the National Association of Postal Supervisors. November 10, 1915, he married Miss Louise Bates, who with a son Budd M. Clark of Phoenix N.Y. and a daughter, Mrs. Stuart West of Mansfield survives him. Other survivors are a brother, Fordyce Clark of Utica, NY., two grandchildren and two nieces.

Mansfield Advertiser - Colie M. CLARK died last Thursday at Mansfield age 18 y 9 mos, buried Mansfield, son of J.M. (SRGP 09732)

 

CLARK, Elijah P. [SRGP 35972]    d. Richmond Twp. Oct. 27 age 77, b. here to Elijah who came from Mass. Abt 79 yrs. Ago; left 3 sons: Warren M., Waverly, N.Y., Frank W. & J. Miller, both of Mansfield. 1st wife d. 11 yrs. Ago. M. 2nd abt. 4 yrs. Ago [Mansfield Advertiser 1884     29-Oct]

 

CLARK, FRANK W (SRGP 25996)
The funeral of the late Frank W. Clark, Esq., was held at his late home on North Main Street, and was largely attended.  The following members of the Tioga County Bar Association were in attendance:  Judge Howard Marsh, C. H. Ashton, C. B. Clark, Thomas Crichton, Mason Owlett, A. B. Dunsmore, C. M. Elliott, E. H. Green, N. B. Leslie, George R. Mathers, Horace B. Packer, F. H. Rockwell, E. B. Rockwell, Walter Sherwood, Harry N. Sherwood.  Many others from out of town were present, among whom we noticed Prothonotary E. P. Rees, of Wellsboro; Miss Agnes Fitzpatrick and Mr. and Mrs. Dodson, of Olean; Mrs. Lucy Bailey Rockwell, of Wellsboro.  Rev. J. H. Stanton, pastor of the Mansfield Presbyterian Church, of which Mr. Clark was a member, gave a short, but splendid talk from John 9:4: “The night cometh when no man can work.”  Mr. Stanton said, in part:  Death is certain.  Man may conquer everything else.  He may jealously guard his health, and obey all the laws of his physical being.  Yet with it all a slow disintegration, sets in early life.  We start to die before we have commenced to live.  Death is a swifter runner than man.  It overtakes him in the end.  Trips planned are never completed, poems are left unwritten children are left motherless and husbands wifeless.  The dearest ties are broken.  Death is cruel.  It has no love nor sentiment.  But in another sense death is uncertain.  The moment of its coming is beyond our knowledge.  There are a thousand things to cut one’s life short unexpectedly.  Life is constantly becoming more hazardous.  We must then strive to our utmost to make our lives useful while we can, for death may at any moment terminate our work.  Rev. Mr. Griffiths made a few remarks in which he eulogized some of the peculiarities of the deceased.  He said that Mr. Clark had often said that he desired to die from his feet up, when his time came.  Meaning that he wished that his mind would remain clear to the end.  And in this he got his wish.  The interment was in Prospect cemetery.

 

F. W. CLARK, PROMINENT LAWYER PASSES AWAY (SRGP 25996)
Frank W. Clark, Esq.. one of the most prominent lawyers in Northern Pennsylvania, died yesterday at ten o’clock a.m., after a week’s illness. Enlargement of the heart was the doctor's decision. The funeral will be held tomorrow (Thursday) afternoon at two o’clock at the house on North Main Street, Rev. J. H. Stanton, pastor of the Presbyterian Church, will officiate, assisted by Rev. D. J. Griffiths, of the Baptist Church; interment will be in Prospect Cemetery. Mr. Clark is survived by his widow and two daughters, Fannie M. Clark and Julia Genevieve, wife of Carl Clark of Wellsboro; and six grandchildren; also a niece, daughter of the late J. M. Clark. Frank W. Clark was born in Richmond Township, August 21, 1839, a son of Elijah Pincheon and Fannie Fitzgerald Clark and grandson of Elijah and Lydia Mixter Clark. He was reared in his native township and received his education in the public schools of Mansfield, the Wellsboro high school and the Mansfield Classical Seminary, now the state Teachers College. He spent the summer of 1863 in the West with his invalid brother, Daniel E. Clark, remaining with him until his death. In the early part of 1864 he commenced the study of law under the Hon. Henry Sherwood, of Wellsboro, with whom he remained two years. Upon his admission to the bar, in 1866, he located in Mansfield, where he has ever since resided, and practiced his profession. Mr. Clark was married September 9, 1875, to Miss Lelia S. Cole, a daughter of Alston J. and Mary B. Adams Cole, of Mansfield. In politics Mr. Clark has always been a dyed-in-the-wool Democrat. Had he been of the Republican faith, Mr. Clark could have been elected to most any office in the county or district, for he was one of the best lawyers in the state. For fifteen years he was a member of the State Board of Health. He has served as chairman and secretary of the Democratic County Committee. He was nominated several times for Representative in the Legislature, as well as District Attorney and Judge, but unfortunately for him he was on the wrong side of the fence, politically. He was secretary of the borough of Mansfield for many years, a trustee of the Normal School, and President of the Mansfield Hook and Ladder Company. Mr. Clark was not only a prominent and successful lawyer, but was always one of the progressive and public-spirited citizens of Mansfield.
 

HAROLD G. CLARK (SRGP 19189)

Harold G. Clark, 93, of Mansfield RD 3, died Tuesday, February 18, 1992 at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital in Wellsboro, PA. He was born September 29, 1898 in Richmond Township, the son of Wesley E. and Blanche Gillespie Clark.  He was the fourth generation to work the Clark's family farm in Richmond Township, Tioga County. He is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Richard Clark, Titusville, PA, David and Doris Clark of Mansfield, PA and Phillip and Anne Clark of Roseville, PA; daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Edgar Lloyd Lawton of Mansfield, PA and Phyllis and Allan Moody of Blue Bell, PA; 21 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; one sister and one sister-in-law; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife of 46 years, Marion Bisbee Clark, in 1972. Funeral services were held February 22 at the Scureman Funeral Home in Mansfield, PA with the Rev. Douglas Wiley officiating and burial to be in Prospect Cemetery in Mansfield. Donations may be made to the Mansfield Library or the charity of one's choice. (TGR, Thursday, February 27, 1992)

 

CLARK, Howard E. [SRGP 22915] - Howard E. Clark, 78, of 216 Clinton St., in Mansfield died Monday, June 18 [1990], at the Green Home in Wellsboro. He was born July 26, 1911, in Armenia Township to Fred and Blanche Wood Clark. Mr. Clark was a member of the United Methodist Church of Mansfield and the North Elk Run Grange. He had been a plumber of Local #109, Ithaca, NY, and, for the past 10 years, an employee with the Real Estaters in Mansfield. He also owned Clark's Hardware in East Smithfield for 10 years and was an avid bowler. He is survived by Doris Benedict Clark, his wife of 55 years. He is also survived by a son, Fred B. Clark of Binghamton, NY; a daughter, Joy Zinck of Phoenix, Ariz.; a brother, Arthur Clark of Mansfield; and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Scureman Funeral Home in Mansfield today [Wednesday] June 20, from 7-9 p.m. The funeral will be held there on Thursday, June 21, at 2 p.m. The Rev. Douglas L. Sivers of the Calvary Methodist Church in Vestal, NY, will officiate. Burial will be at Prospect Cemetery in Mansfield. - Wellsboro Gazette, June 20, 1990, p.42

 

CLARK Homer J. [SRGP 8927] - Homer J. Clark, aged 72 years of Mansfield, died Dec. 19. He is survived by his widow, a daughter, Mrs. Anson Smith, of Elmira; and two sisters, Mrs. Horace Hager of Mainesburg, and Mrs. Clark Crawford, of Elmira. The funeral was held Friday, burial in Prospect cemetery, Mansfield. - Wellsboro Agitator, December 28, 1949, p.1

 

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CLARK - Following an illness of one week, J. Miller Clark, a member of one of the oldest and best known families of this vicinity died at his home on South Main street on Tuesday evening, January 29 [1907]. Death was due to paralysis. Mr. Clark was 65 years old. The funeral was held from the home at 1 o'clock on Friday afternoon last, the Rev. Arthur H. Simpson, pastor of the Baptist church, officiating. the members of Friendship lodge, F&AM, of which Mr. Clark was a past master, attended the obsequies in a body, and the interment, in Hope [Prospect] cemetery, was in accordance with the Masonic ritual.
------------------------Jesse Miller Clark was the fourth son of Elijah Pincheon and Fanny Fitzgerald Clark, and he was born on the Corey Creek Stock and Dairy Farm, which he owned at the time of his death, as were his four brothers, two of whom survive -- Warren Clark, of Waverly, NY, and Attorney Frank W. Clark, secretary of the Mansfield Boro Council, on which body deceased had served for several years, and was a member at his death. Two brothers preceded Mr. Clark to the other world, the youngest, Myron S., who died in 1865 at Troy, PA, in his 22d year, and a month prior to the date fixed for his marriage, a victim of typhoid fever; and Daniel E., the eldest, who died
in Wisconsin, in 1863, at the age of 28, of consumption, which developed from acute pneumonia. He was traveling with a view to improving his physical condition when dissolution came.

. Jesse Miller Clark's education was gained in the district schools and in the Mansfield Classical Seminary, now Mansfield Normal. Upon leaving school, he taught for several years, closing his early life as a teacher as principal of a select school in Mainesburg. He then successfully managed his father's farm for one year. then came his marriage, in 1866, to Miss Matilda Fox, daughter of John Fox, of Mainesburg; she died in 1889. Their only son, Colie M., died suddenly in March, 1886, aged 18. From this blow Mrs. Clark never recovered. Immediately following his marriage, Mr. Clark entered mercantile life in Mainesburg, in copartnership with his father-in-law and Jerome B. Cudworth. This partnership continued for two years, when Mr. Cudworth retired, and the firm name became Fox & Clark. Several years later Mr. Clark purchased Mr. Fox's interest and became the sole owner of the business, which he successfully conducted for ten more years. He then came to Mansfield, forming a partnership with Daniel H. Pitts in the dry goods and clothing business, which was carried on in the store now occupied by H.M Griggs. This partnership continued one year, Mr. Clark then retiring to enter the hardware business on Wellsboro street, which he conducted for two years. He then disposed of the hardware store and re-entered the general merchandise trade in the building now occupied by Kear's cash store. The firm later became Clark, Rose & Judge. In the fall of 1886 Mr. Clark disposed of his holdings in the firm and bought the State Soldiers' Orphan School property in Harford, Susquehanna county, which he conducted for three and a half years under the system then in vogue -- the principal furnishing everything and receiving a stated sum per year for each pupil's maintenance and schooling. The legislature then changed the regime, and the school property was leased to the state by Mr. Clark, and he was employed as principal at a goodly salary. In the meantime the State Industrial School had been established in Scotland, Franklin county, and Mr. Clark was urged to become its superintendent at a salary of $5,000 a year. He accepted, and was succeeded as principal of the Harford Orphan School by James E. Matthews, of Mansfield, now superintendent of the State Hospital in Scranton. Mr. Clark frequently received letters from his former pupils in these schools, attributing their success in life to the training they received at his hands. At the expiration of a year's service in the industrial school, Mr. Clark asked for an assistant because of the great increase of work. This request was denied him, and he resigned. He then returned to Mansfield, and a few years later bought and improved the handsome home where he passed the remainder of his life. He continued to conduct his famous stock and dairy farm, and, after a few years, added to his business cares thirteen cheese factories, which he purchased in connection with F.E. Zimmer. Four years ago he purchased the interest of Mr. Zimmer, and successfully conducted the factories until about a year ago, when he sold them to Warren D. Rose. Mr. Clark had acceptably served as president of the common council, and he was recently re-elected president of Smythe Park Association. His business life was ever an active one, and he accomplished much. He was prominently identified with the Mansfield Baptist church. His widow, who, with one daughter, Janice M., aged 7, survives, was Miss Minnie Cogswell, of Susquehanna county. The Industrial School News, printed at Scotland, said of Mr. Clark, in its issue of Thursday, August 13, 1896: "He has dedicated to the school work all his talents as a disciplinarian, an educator, a thorough-going business man of unusual sagacity and shrewdness, and his long experience, backed by his indomitable will, and best of all, his integrity, and it is no wonder the school has prospered without stint, and the pupils are attached to him as they would be to a father. He is an accomplished and forcible public speaker. Mr. Clark is a man of wonderful talents,and he understands how to turn them to use. Everything he takes hold of has to move so that all can see the motion, as he brooks no failure and knows no surrender nor backdown. We congratulate him upon the success he has attained and also congratulate the commission upon securing his services for this institution." The foregoing is a part of an editorial tribute to Mr. Clark upon his assuming management of the industrial school,  and has reference to his work in the Harford Orphan School. - Gray scrapbook clipping, 1907

 

CLARK John C. [SRGP 7307] - Mr. John C. Clark, aged 85 years, died on June 17 at his home in Mansfield. He was twice married. His second wife, four sons, Joseph Clark, of Michigan; C.B. Clark, of Wellsboro, and Homer and W.F. Clark of Mansfield and five daughters, Mrs. Horace Hager, Mrs. Herman Updyke, Mrs. John Kiley, Mrs. Frank Lanterman and Miss Stella Clark, survive him. - Wellsboro Agitator, June 30, 1909, p.8

 

CLARK, Justus B. [SRGP 08279]     d. near Mansfield last Fri. age 92 yrs. 4 mos. & 20 d., son of Seth who came from Vt. 1814; m. Katie Cook abt. 1821.  Had: Daniel H. & Anna, both dec., John, Julia (Mrs. Albert Sherwood), Lucinda (Mrs. Lyman Beach), Justus B., Nancy (Mrs. H. B. Middaugh) & Morris B. all of area except Mrs. Middaugh of Wash. State.  Bu'd Hope Cemetery, Mansfield [Mansfield Advertiser 1892 29-Jun]   

 

CLARK – MATTIE S. NILES, age 71, (SRGP 68539) of Mansfield RD 3, died Wednesday, July 21, 1965. Body at Shaw & Robena Funeral Home, Mansfield, where friends may call Friday and Saturday evenings, 7-9 pm. Funeral there Sunday at 1 pm, the Rev. Hyman W. Vann and the Rev. Raymond Valimont. Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield. Survived by daughters, Mrs. Rosa Stickler and Mrs. Reva Hall, both of Mansfield RD 3, Mrs. Arlene Nealy of Lindley, Mrs. Marcele Faughnan of Williamsport, Mrs. Regina Faughnan of Columbus, GA, Mrs. Shirley Thornton of Bellflower, Calif.; brothers, Byron Clark of Yonkers, NY, Morton Clark of St. Petersburg, FL; 23 grandchildren. She was a member of Lambs Creek Bible Church and Elizabeth Rebekah Lodge of Mansfield.

 

CLARK, Col. Melvin Lewis [SRGP 60915] d. Mansfield "last Fri." in 62st yr., uremic poisoning, b. near Mansfield April 10th 1840 to Phineas M. & Polly Budd Clark, m. Jan. 3rd 1866 Sara Beach (dau. Of Lyman Beach) & left 4 sons: Jay H. of Harrisburg; Howard B. of Williamsport; Budd A. of Mansfield & Fordyce M. of Brooklyn, N.Y.; also 2 bros. left (of 5 children); George M. of New York & Albert of Seattle & 1 1/2 bro. Frank A. of Mansfield; 3 sis. Mrs. Emily Phelps of New York; Mrs. Clara Clisby of Atlanta, Ga.; Mrs. Elizabeth Grosa of Chicago [Mansfield Advertiser 1902 9-Apr]

 

Tioga County Agitator - Dec. 6th 1865 issue: Died in Richmond, Nov, 21, of typhoid fever, Mr. Myron B. CLARK, aged 21 years, 2 months, 21 days. (SRGP 35975)

 

CLARK - Roy Clark, 10, [SRGP 22919] son of Mr. & Mrs. Howard Clark of Covington drowned in Elk Run creek at Lawrence Corners, Friday afternoon, at 2:30 o’clock. The boy who was playing in the creek with a cousin near the home of his uncle, Byron Benedict, stepped into a hole nine feet deep. His cousin failed in efforts to rescue his companion, whose foot was caught in the hole. The cousin called Mr. & Mrs. Benedict after his efforts had failed and they pulled him out of the water about one half hour after he had been caught. Dr. Jack S. Bailey, of Mansfield, and the Mansfield Fire Company were called but efforts to revive the boy with the use of the fire company’s pulmotor(?) were useless. Dr. Harry Williams, of Elkland, Tioga County Coroner, stated the cause of death was accidental drowning. The Clark boy is  survived by his parents; one brother, Fred, and his grandmother, Mrs. Mamie Benedict, of Tioga. The funeral was held Monday, Rev. David Griffiths, pastor the Mansfield Baptist church officiating; burial in Prospect cemetery at Mansfield. - Wellsboro Agitator, 23 July 1947

Mansfield Advertiser 25th May 1881: Died Seth CLARK, (SRGP 52586) Albany, Last Sat in 44th year, son of Elijah, bur. Mansfield, left one son, died of consumption.
 

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Wesley Eugene Clark SRGP 19182
1875-1960

CLEMENS – MRS. MARTHA E. CLEMENS WARTERS, (SRGP 80632)  aged 91 years, a lifelong resident of Mansfield, RD 3, died Thursday, May 22, 1952, at the home of her son, Samuel. Surviving besides her son is a daughter, Mrs. Hazel Cleveland, Mansfield RD 3; a brother, Samuel Clemens, Crooked Creek; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and cousins. Services were held Sunday; the Rev. Stanley Robinson, pastor of the Methodist Church officiating. Burial in Prospect Cemetery. [Can not locate on any of the Warters lots at Prospect]

CLEMENS - Mrs. Nettie Clemens Dann, 77, of Mansfield, died Thursday, May 6, 1954, following a long illness. She was a member of the Mansfield Methodist Church. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Viola Fletcher, Mansfield; five grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Services were Sunday at the funeral home, 18 North Main Street, with the Rev. Stanley C. Robinson, her pastor, officiating. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield. - Wellsboro Agitator, 13 May 1954

CLEVELAND - Albert L. Cleveland, [SRGP 17110] aged 78 years, lifelong resident of Mansfield, died Aug. 25 [1949]. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Edith L. Cleveland, daughters, Mrs. Hazel Jenkins, of Mansfield, and Mrs. Rena Higley, of Wellsboro RD; sons, Ross, of Elmira, Harold and Ralph of Mansfield RD, and Clifford of Smethport; 32 grandchildren and 42 great grandchildren. The funeral was held Sunday, Rev. David Griffiths officiating; burial in Prospect cemetery at Mansfield. - Wellsboro Agitator, 31 August 1949

ABNER CLEVELAND (SRGP 30893)
 Abner Cleveland, aged 74 years, died Feb. 14, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Lillian Howe, in Mansfield.  He is survived by his widow, two daughters and several grandchildren.  His other daughter is Mrs. Mabel Covert, of Syracuse, NY. The morning; burial in Prospect cemetery, Mansfield. (The Agitator:  Wellsboro, PA, Wednesday, February 25, 1920)

CLEVELAND Albert L. [17110]
Wellsboro Agitator - August 31, 1949
Albert L. Cleveland, aged 78 years, lifelong resident of Mansfield, died Aug. 25.  He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Edith L. Cleveland, daughters, Mrs. Hazel Jenkins, of Mansfield, and Mrs. Rena Higley, of Wellsboro R.D., sons Ross, Harold and Ralph, of Mansfield, R. D., and Clifford, of Smethport, 32 grandchildren and 42 great grandchildren.  The funeral was held Sunday, Rev. David Griffiths officiating; burial in Prospect cemetery at Mansfield.

 

CLEVELAND Augusta [SRGP 09880] – Mrs. Augusta Cleveland Paris, aged 70 years, of Canoe Camp, died April 22. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Ruth Boll, of Buffalo; sons, Virgil and Arnold Paris, and Lawrence Stone, of Canoe Camp; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brother, Homer Cleveland, of Canoe Camp. – Wellsboro Agitator, May 3, 1944, p.8

 

CLEVELAND - Cassius E. Cleveland, [SRGP 30881] a lifelong resident of Mansfield, died June 19 [1924], of pneumonia. He was born in Richmond township, September 9, 1859, a son of Asa and Augusta Cleveland. On January 20, 1883, he married Alice E. Fletcher, and to them six children were born: Stella, wife of Clayton Dyke; Jessie, wife of Thomas Cole; May, wife of Will Barnes; Asa; Pearl, wife of Mark Kendrick; and Welch. Besides the six children he is survived by his widow, his father, Asa Cleveland; three brothers, Elmer and Homer Cleveland, of Mansfield; Van Cleveland, of Covington; three sisters, Mrs. Flora Sumner, of Covington; Mrs. Augusta Paris of Mansfield, also twenty-seven grandchildren. - Wellsboro Agitator, 2 July 1924

CLEVELAND - Doris Cleveland Rathbun, age 54 [SRGP 82590]  of Mansfield died on Sunday, March 5, 1978, in the Edward White Memorial Hospital at St. Petersburg, Florida. She was the widow of Max Rathbun. She was born September 8, 1922 in Mansfield the daughter of Welch and Helen Dreas Cleveland. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Mansfield, a member of the American Legion auxiliary, and a member of Twilight Chapter OES. She was active in Boy Scouts and the Mansfield Area Recreation Association. She was a former employee of the Taynton Trucking company and was currently employed by the Southern Tioga School District in Mansfield. Besides her parents, she is survived by two sons, James of Barto, Pa., William of Mansfield; three granddaughters; three sisters, Mrs. Jack (Beatrice) Raymond of Stroudsburg, Mrs. Carl (Helen) Kodish of Lewistown, Mrs. Ted (Donna) Strein of Montoursville, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday in the First Baptist Church at Mansfield with the Rev. Benjamin Nevin officiating. Burial will be in Prospect Cemetery at Mansfield. - Wellsboro Gazette, 8 March 1978

Description: Description: Description: Description: C:\TC\~srgp\new\fam.gifEllis L. Cleveland-27, (SRGP 79921) World War II veteran and Mansfield businessman died Saturday, April 24, 1948 at 1:30 p.m. at the Robert Packer Hospital. A son of Mr. and Mrs. Welch Cleveland, he was born and Mansfield, Jan. 26, 1921. He graduated From Mansfield Senior High School in 1938. In 1949 he joined the 108 Ambulance Company, PNG, and was inducted into the regular Army, Feb. 17, 1941, with other members of the Company. He trained Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania And Camp Livingston, Louisiana, prior to transferring to the Air Corps in July, 1942. His subsequent training was that Kelly Avenger, and Parrin Fields Texas, and he graduated with the rank Of Second Lieutenant July 29, 1943, at Ellington Field, Texas. After Completing His Training at Ellington Field, he was transferred to Ephrata, Washington, and August 3rd, 1943 was assigned to the 447th Bomb group, 706 Bomb Squadron of the Eighth Air Force at Harvard, Nebraska. In November, 1943 he went to England, where he received His First Lieutenancy. He made 35 missions over enemy territory prior to and following the invasion. He was decorated with a Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal and for OakLeaf Clusters. During one of the flights he suffered a leg injury. He return to the added states in June, 1944, and for several months or the patient in the England General Hospital, Utica, And General Beaumont Hospital, Texas for treatment for sinus infection. Following his discharge from Moscow he returned to active of service and was promoted to Capt. in October, 1945. He was stationed at Roswell, New Mexico; Tucson AZ, and Dallas, Texas and Great Falls Montana, where he received his discharge in the summer, 1946. During his service he was given a superior rating. After returning home Mr. Cleveland entered a hardware business with his father and brother-in-law Jack Raymond. November 4th, 1943, he married Miss Francis Chamberlain, of Mainesburg, who, with a son, Michael Ernest, survive him. He Was a Member of the Baptist Church, Friendship Lodge, F. and A. M., American Legion, Veteran of Foreign Wars, the PIAA, and was a lieutenant in the recently organized National Guard unit here. Beside his wife and son, he is survived by his parents: sisters, Mrs. Jack Raymond, Mrs. Max Rathbun, Helen and Donna, both Mansfield; nephews in nieces. Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Baptist Church, Rev. DJ Griffith officiating, assisted by the Rev. Allen Sours. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery with Masonic service. Call bearers were Allen Brigham, Charles Hughes, Ralph Evans, Clifford Bixby, Jack Marsh, And Joseph Skoreski. The large crowd that attended his funeral and the beautiful floral offering speak louder than words. But the life of Ellis Cleveland, as we know his, was one of always doing the best he could. As a caddy on the golf course, he tried to be a good one, and he was. In his training in the aviation he showed an interest and knowledge that came from studying to do the job well. He was thoughtful of others and made friends easily and in many ways showed himself a young man that it seems hard to lose.

CLEVELAND Elmer E [SRGP 03838]
Wellsboro Agitator – June 4, 1941
Elmer E. Cleveland, aged 74 years, died Thursday, May 29, at the family home at Canoe Camp.  He was a son of Ace and Augusta Cleveland and was born in Richmond township, June 7, 1866.  He was a member of the Church of Christ. He is survived by his widow, the former Miss Ella Watkins; four sons, Herbert of Hornell;  Warren and Nelson, of Buffalo; Lebert, of Mansfield; two daughters, Mrs. Carl Root, of Wyalusing; Mrs. Walter Kolonea, of Binghamton; a brother, Homer, of Mansfield; a sister, Mrs. Augustus Paris, of Mansfield. The funeral was held at the Church of Christ at Canoe Camp, Sunday; burial in Prospect cemetery at Mansfield.

CLEVELAND - Mrs. [Frieda] [SRGP 82623] Earl Tribe of Tioga Center, NY, died June 3, in a hospital at Waverly. The remains were taken to the Church of Christ at Canoe Camp, where funeral services were held Tuesday; burial in Prospect cemetery, Mansfield. Mrs. Tribe was before her marriage Miss Frieda Cleveland of Mansfield. She is survived by her husband and her parents, Mr. & Mrs. Homer Cleveland, of Mansfield, and two sisters. - Wellsboro Agitator, 14 June 1933

CLEVELAND, Hazel (SRGP 78823) - Hazel C. Jenkins, 92, of RD2, Wellsboro, died Sunday, March 24, 1985, at the home of her son, Merle Starks, with whom she lived. Her husband, Will Jenkins, died in 1965. Born Aug. 7, 1892, at Mansfield, she was a daughter of Albert and Edith Morley Cleveland. She was a member of Lambs Creek Bible Church. Surviving, besides her son, are four other sons, Lloyd M. Starks of Ithaca, NY, Alvin Starks of Mansfield, Arthur Starks of RD3, Mansfield, and Clair Rogers of Covington; two daughters, Mrs. Ernest (Audrey) Harvey of Mansfield and Mrs. Warren (Thelma) Wheeler of Roxbury, NY; a stepson, Owen Jenkins of Shinglehouse; a brother, Clifford Cleveland of Smethport; 28 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. The funeral was held Tuesday at the Kuhl Funeral Home, Mansfield. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield. The Rev. David Weidman, her pastor, officiated, assisted by the Rev. C. G. Cleveland, a nephew, pastor of Smethport Baptist Church. - Wellsboro Gazette, 27 March 1985

Description: Description: Description: Description: C:\TC\~srgp\new\apple.gifCLEVELAND, Hilda B.: (SRGP 16282)  Age 74, of 143 St. James St., Mansfield, PA, Tuesday, September 25; 1984 at her winter home, Lake Alfred, FL. Friends may call at the Kuhl Funeral Home, Friday, 2-4 and 7-9 pm with Funeral there Saturday 1:00 pm, Reverend Benjamin Nevin officiating. Interment in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield, PA. She was survived by cousins, Mrs. Edward (Gwen) Rice of Mansfield and Kenneth Cleveland of Mansfield; and her dear friends, Earl and Louise Tribe of Mansfield. She was a retired school teacher. She as born December 11, 1909 in Richmond township, the daughter of Homer and Lena Preset Cleveland.

CLEVELAND - Homer H. Cleveland, [SRGP 03839] aged 77 years, died Dec. 22 [1947], at his home, Mansfield, RD. Surviving are his widow, two daughters, Hilda and Velma Cleveland, at home; several nieces and nephews. The funeral was held Friday at the Shaw Funeral Home, Rev. William Joel, of the Covington Church of Christ, officiating; burial in Prospect cemetery at Mansfield. - Wellsboro Agitator, 31 December 1947

CLEVELAND - Mrs. Jessie A. Cole [SRGP 39457]  [Mrs. Thomas R. Cole], aged 67 years, life resident of Mansfield, Pa., died July 3, 1953, Mrs. Cole was the daughter of the late Cassius and Alice Cleveland. She was a member of the Mansfield Baptist church and its Friendship Class and Missionary Society. She also was a member of Austin-Cox Post, American Legion Auxiliary, of Mansfield. She is survived by five daughters, Miss Desta Cole of Bradford, Pa., Mrs. Alice Fields of Elmira, Mrs. Mary wheeler of East Quogue, L. I., Mrs. Harriett Colegrove of Mansfield, and Mrs. Luella Townsend of Wellsboro, Pa., five sons, Harry Cole of Rutland, Pa., Robert of Albany, Keith of Mansfield, Cassius with the US Navy at Newport, R. I., and Alston with the US Army at Philadelphia; two brothers, Asa and Welch Cleveland of Mansfield; two sisters, Mrs. Mae Barnes and Mrs. Pearl Thorpe of Mansfield; 16 grandchildren; and several niece and nephews. The funeral was held Sunday July 5, 1953, at 4 p.m. The Rev. David Griffiths officiated and burial was in the Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield. - Wellsboro Agitator, 9 July 1953

LEBERT E. CLEVELAND, 81, [SRGP 82699] of Hornell, NY died July 8, 1989 at St. James Mercy Hospital in Hornell, NY.  He was born February 26, 1908 in Mansfield, PA the son of Elmer and Della Watkins Cleveland.  He was former owner of the Cleveland Truck Lines in Hornell and had been active in the Hornell business community for the past 39 years.  He is survived by son, Ronald of Horseheads, NY; daughters, Janet VanKeuren of Canandaigua, NY and Kay Ahrens of Endwell, NY; sister, Eva Root of Troy, PA; 14 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.  Funeral services were held July 11 at the Wilston Funeral Home in Mansfield with the Rev. Ernest Wilson officiating and burial to pen in Prospect Cemetery in Mansfield.  –Troy Gazette-Register

CLEVELAND - Leon J. Cleveland, 65, [SRGP 17111] died April 8 [1945] at the Blossburg State Hospital, following several months of ill health. A son of Orson and Julia Odell Cleveland, he was born in Covington township, Dec. 26, 1879, and spent all of his life in this vicinity. March 23, 1902, he married Miss Ellen smith, who with a daughter, Mrs. Norma Barden, of Horseheads, survive him. For some time previous to an attack of illness in December, Mr. Cleveland had been employed at the Corning plant of the Corning Glass Works. Besides his wife and daughter, he is survived by a brother, Albert Cleveland, of Mansfield. Funeral services were held last Tuesday at Mansfield, the Rev. David J. Griffiths officiating; burial was in Prospect cemetery at Mansfield. - Wellsboro Gazette, 19 April 1945

CLEVELAND - Leroy Cleveland - [SRGP 73871] Word was received Wednesday that LeRoy Cleveland of Tampa, Florida, formerly of South Main Street, Mansfield, died at the Kernanis SuCasa Nursing Home in Tampa on July 4, 1978. He was preceded in death by her wife, Pansy Erway Cleveland, who died in October, 1975. The body is at the Kuhl Funeral Home, Mansfield, and burial will be in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. - Wellsboro Gazette, 5 July 1978

CLEVELAND - LeRoy Cleveland, [SRGP 73871]  to of Zepher Hills, Florida, a native of Mansfield died Tuesday July 4, 1978 at the Kernanis SuCasa Nursing Home, Tampa, Florida. Born May 28, 1898 in Mansfield he was a son of Martin and Letha Smith Cleveland. He was preceded in death by his wife Pansy Erway Cleveland who died in October 1975. Mr. Cleveland was a retired farmer, World War I veteran and a member of the Austin Cox American Legion Post, Mansfield. Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. Barbara Raymond of Elmira, NY, Mrs. Lester (Shirley) Button of Lawrenceville, Mrs. Harold (Wilma) Maynard of Campbell, NY, Mrs. Edward (Pauline) Whiting of Miami, Florida and Miss Rosamond Cleveland of Fort Lauderdale, Florida; a sister, Mrs. Gertrude Miller of  ??, Florida; 14 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. The funeral was held at the Kuhl Funeral Home, Mansfield on Friday July 7, 1978 at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Benjamin Nevin, pastor of the First Baptist Church, Mansfield, officiating. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield. - Wellsboro Gazette, 12 July 1978

CLEVELAND - Mrs. Lillian Howe (SRGP 40384)
 Mrs. Lillian Cleveland Howe, widow of the late Hezekiah Howe, died June 18, at her home in Mansfield, after a long illness, aged about 60 years.  The funeral was held at her late home last Tuesday at 2 pm.  Rev. C.D. Purdy, pastor of the Mansfield M.E. church, of which the deceased was a life-long member, officiating; burial in Prospect cemetery. Lillian Clevend was born on Canoe Camp creek, on the old Lamphier place, Nov. 27, 1862.  Her parents were Mr. and Mrs. Abner Cleveland.  She was educated in the country schools in that locality and on Sept. 18, 1881, she was married to Mr. Howe, who died about six years ago. Mrs. Howe is survived by two daughters, Misses Lena and Eva Howe, her mother, one sister, Mrs. Mabel Covert, of Geneva, NY, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. (The Agitator: Wellsboro, PA, Wednesday, June 28, 1922)

 

CLEVELAND Lulu E. [SRGP 75046]

Wellsboro Agitator - Wednesday, June 11, 1947

Mrs. Lulu E. Owlett, aged 69 years, of Covington, died June 4.  She is  survived by her husband, Rexford Owlett; daughters, Mrs. Alfred Hunsinger, of Covington; Mrs. William Greer, of Centerville, Pa; Mrs. Donald Cleveland, of Covington; sons, Elmer, of Mansfield, and Egbert, of Covington; mother, Mrs. Mona Cleveland, of Covington; sisters, Mrs. Ernest Brooks, of Covington, and Mrs. Lawrence Becker, of Detroit, Mich.; brothers, Clyde Cleveland, of Horseheads; Stuart Cleveland, of Covington; nine grandchildren.  The funeral was held Saturday; burial in Prospect cemetery in Mansfield.

 

CLEVELAND, Luman, (SRGP 09956)  72, died Saturday, Feb. 6, 1937, at the family home in Canoe Camp. He was born in Richmond Township and had spent his life in this vicinity with the exception of about 10 years in Michigan. In 1888 he married Miss MARY FLAIG. He was a member of the Church of Christ, Canoe Camp. Surviving are his wife, two daughters, Mrs. ETHEL PEARSON of Sylvania and Mrs. CECIL JACKSON of mainesburg; a son, OTIS, Hyattsville, N. J.; 14 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. The funeral was held Tuesday at 2 p. m. at the Canoe Camp Church of Christ, the Rev. H. Myron Kauffman officiating. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield.
 

LYLE H. CLEVELAND (SRGP 09246)
 Lyle H. Cleveland, 84, of RD 1, Mansfield, died Wednesday, June 4, 1986, in Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. He was born Feb. 14 1902, in Richmond Township, a son of Merton G. and Clara Goodall Cleveland. He was a lifelong member of the Canoe Camp Church of Christ, Disciples. Mr. Cleveland had been a 26-year member of the board of the former Mansfield School District. He was a 70-year member of North Elk Run Grange 913. He also was a former director of the Tioga County Soil Conservation District. Surviving are his wife, the former Marion Davis; three daughters, Dist. Justice Eleanor Trask, Mrs. Margaret Morgan and Mrs. Betty McGraw, and a sister, Mrs. Celia Higley, all of Mansfield; 11 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. The funeral was held Saturday at the church.  Burial was in Prospect Cemetery.  The Rev. Deborah Casey, his pastor, officiated. Memorial donations may be made to the Memorial Fund at the Canoe Camp Church of Christ Disciples. Arrangements by the Scureman Funeral Home at Mansfield.
[1948 Mansfield High School Yearbook Photo]

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CLEVELAND – MRS. MAE BARNES, (SRGP 46236) age 76, of Mansfield Rd 3, died Saturday, April 4, 1964. She was the widow of William Barnes; a native of Richmond Township. Survived by son, Emery of Mansfield RD 3; daughters, Mrs. Frank Sargent of Mansfield, Mrs. Thomas Pedelty of Painter Post; brother, Welch Cleveland of Mansfield; sister, Lewis Thorpe of Mansfield; 16 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren. Body at the Shaw & Robena Funeral Home, Mansfield. Calling hours: today 2-4 and 7-9 pm, Monday 7-9 pm. Funeral there Tuesday at 2 pm, the Rev. David Griffiths. Prospect Cemetery.
 

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MILDRED M. CLEVELAND (SRGP 51782)
 Miss Mildred M. Cleveland, 91, formerly of 153 South Main St., Mansfield, the home of her late brother, Wayne R. Cleveland, who preceeded her in death January 11, 1984, died Thursday, January 2, 1986 in the Green Home at Wellsboro. Born December 18, 1894 at Putnam Township, Tioga County, she was a daughter of Reuben E. and Amy Frost Cleveland. Miss Cleveland retired as a teacher after 52 years of teaching in Tarrytown, NY and Pennsylvania schools.

  She was a graduate of Mansfield Normal School and Columbia University. She is survived by a sister-in-law, Grace S. Cleveland of Mansfield and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by Kuhl-Wilston Funeral Home.

LOVE, MRS. BERT  (SRGP 17105)
 Mrs. Myrtle CLEVELAND Love was born August 17, 1866, at Canoe Camp Creek, Pa., and died at her home on Mann Creek, April 7, 1929. She was the daughter of Orson and Julia Odell Cleveland.  On August 11, 1887, she was united in marriage with Albert Levi Love.  To this union were born three daughters:  Lena, who died in infancy; Edith, now Mrs. G. C. Nyland, of Aultman, Pa., and Allie, now Mrs. L. M. Fillman, of this place.  Early in life Mrs. Love became a member of the Painter Run Free Methodist Church and remained faithful until death.  During her last illness she was tenderly cared for by her husband and daughters, and kind friends.  She is survived by her husband and two daughters; seven grandchildren; and two brothers, Albert and Leon Cleveland, of this place.  The funeral was held from her late home on Mann Creek today at one p.m., the Reverend Burleigh, pastor of the Free Methodist Church of Painter Run, officiating.  Burial in Prospect Cemetery at Mansfield.

CLEVELAND Nellie [SRGP 03837]
Wellsboro Agitator – February 27, 1935
Mrs. Nellie Cleveland Sherman, aged 70 years, widow of Emmet Sherman, died Feb. 19 at 11 p.m., at her home in Mansfield, after a long illness.  She was born in Sullivan township and had spent her entire life in that vicinity.  She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. J. W. Williams, of Sussex, N.J.; three brothers, Van Cleveland, of Covington; Elmer and Homer, of Mansfield, and two sisters, Mrs. Flora Sumner, of Covington, and Mrs. Augusta Paris, of Mansfield.  The funeral was held Friday; burial in Prospect cemetery at Mansfield.

CLEVELAND, Pearl B. [SRGP 76856] - Mrs. Pearl B. Thorpe, 82, of Brooklyn Street, Mansfield died Saturday June 18, 1977 in Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. She was born August 12, 1894, in Mansfield, a daughter of Cassius and Alice Fletcher Cleveland. Mrs. Thorpe was a member of First Baptist Church. Surviving are a brother Welch Cleveland, of Mansfield, and nine grandchildren. The funeral was held Tuesday at Kuhl's Funeral Home with burial in Prospect Cemetery. The Rev. Benjamin Nevin, her pastor, officiated. - Wellsboro Gazette, June 22, 1977, p.12

Description: Description: Description: Description: C:\TC\~srgp\new\fam.gifCLEVELAND, Reuben [SRGP 51781] - Reuben E. Cleveland, aged 83 years, former Tioga County Commissioner, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Dec. 27, 1950, at his home in Mansfield. A son of Reuben Harrison and Lois Gillette Cleveland, he was born in Richmond Township, June 27, 1867. For several years, until he located in Mansfield 39 years ago, he operated a farm in Covington township. He served two terms as Tioga County Commissioner and was vice president of Smythe Park Association for many years and was active in improving the park and in promoting the Mansfield Fair. He was a member of the Canoe Camp Church of Christ, Friendship Lodge, F&AM, of Mansfield, and Covington Lodge of Odd Fellows. His wife, Mrs. Amy Phelps Cleveland, died October 31, 1931. Surviving are a daughter, Miss Mildred M. Cleveland, of Tarrytown, NY; son, Wayne R. Cleveland, of Mansfield; two grandchildren, four great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Sunday, the Rev. David J. Griffiths officiating. Burial was in Prospect cemetery with Masonic committal service. - Wellsboro Agitator, January 10, 1951, p.3

CLEVELAND, Stella [SRGP 30882] - Mrs. Clayton [Stella] Dyke 56,  died Sunday after a long illness. Mrs. Dyke was the oldest of a family of six children born to Cassius and Alice Cleveland. Besides her husband she is survived by eight children as follows: Mrs. Clarence Frost, Mrs. Tracy Spencer, Mrs. Charles Whitney, Mrs. Lawrence Burleigh, Myrtle, Bernice and Marjorie; one son, Sanford Dyke; three sisters, Mrs. William Barnes, Mrs. Thomas Cole and Mrs. Louis Thorp; two brothers, Asa Cleveland and Welch Cleveland; five grandchildren. Funeral services were held yesterday from her late home. The Rev. D. J. Griffiths officiated. Burial in Prospect Cemetery. - Wellsboro Gazette, 19 December 1940

CLEVELAND, Stella - Mrs. Stella Cleveland Dyke, aged 57 years, died Dev. 15, at her home in Mansfield, after an illness o9f six weeks. A daughter of Cassius and Alice Fletcher Cleveland, she was born Nov. 4, 1883, in Sullivan township. July 1, 1903, she was married to Clayton dyke. She was a member of the Baptist church and charter member of the Friendly Circle. Surviving are her husband; a son, Sanford Dyke, of Mansfield; seven daughters, Mrs. Bertha Spencer, of Elkland; Mrs. Dorothy Frost, Mrs. Loretta Burley and Mrs. Lettie Whitney, of Mansfield; Misses Myrtle and Margery, at home; two brother, Welch Cleveland and Asa Cleveland, of Mansfield; three sisters, Mrs. May Barnes, Mrs. Jesse Cole and Mrs. Pearl Thorpe, of Mansfield, and five grandchildren. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Rev. David J. Griffiths officiating; burial in Prospect cemetery at Mansfield. - Wellsboro Agitator, December 25, 1940

CLEVELAND, Velma M. [SRGP 16283]
Miss Velma M. Cleveland, 69, of Mansfield, died Thursday, Nov. 11, 1982 at her winter home in Auburndale, Fla. Born June 16, 1913 she was the daughter of Homer and Lena Preset Cleveland. She was a member of Canoe Camp Church of Christ(Disciples). Miss Cleveland was a member of Friendly Home Circle and North Elk Run Grange, RD Mansfield. Surviving are a sister, Miss Hilda Cleveland with whom she lived. The funeral was held Monday at the Kuhl Funeral Home, Mansfield. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery.

Description: Description: Description: Description: C:\TC\~srgp\new\fam.gifWELCH M. CLEVELAND age 85 of 68 W. Elmira St., Mansfield, Pa., Mon. April 26, 1982 at his home after a lingering illness.  Friends are invited to call at the Kuhl Funeral Home, Mansfield Wed. 2/4 & 7-9 p.m.  Funeral, Thurs. at 1 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, Mansfield.  Reverend Benjamin Nevin officiating.  Burial, Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield.  Survived by his wife, Helen Dreas Cleveland; 3 daughters, Mrs. Jack Beatrice Raymond, Stroudsburg, Pa., Mrs. Carl Helen Kodish, Louistown, Pa., Mrs. Theodore Donna Strein, Montoursville, Pa.; 14 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren.  He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Mansfield; 62 yr. Charter Member of the Mansfield Hose Company where he served as Chaplin for 24 yrs.; owned & operated the Cleveland Hardware Store in Mansfield for 26 yrs. And retired in 1972.  He was a director of the Mansfield Ambulance Co., member of Friendship Lodge No. 247 F&AM Mansfield, member & treasurer of the Zebulun Royal Arts Chapter No. 296; member of Williamsport Consistory; member of Irem Temple Shrine.  He was secretary of Tues & Thurs. nights bowling leagues for 14 yrs., Charter member & Past President of the 55 Plus Club.  Born Sept. 17, 1896 in Sullivan Township.  Son of Cassius & Alice Fletcher Cleveland.  Masonic memorial services will be held Wed. evening at 8:45 by Friendship Lodge at the funeral home.  Memorial services Wed. evening at 8:30 at the funeral home by the Mansfield Hose Company.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 4/27/1982
 

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