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

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Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield, Tioga County, Pennsylvania 

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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

HENDERSON, Ella [SRGP 85726] -  MRS. MARVIN D. STURDEVANT
Mrs. Ella Henderson Sturdevant, 77, died Saturday at 11:45 p.m. at her home in Lambs Creek, following an illness of several weeks. Mrs. Sturdevant was born in Jackson Township, Tioga County, April 2, 1856. In early life she was united in marriage to Marvin D. Sturdevant and practically all of her married life was spent in Richmond and Covington Townships. She was a devout member of the Mansfield Methodist Church and the Helpful Home Circle, a branch of the Home Department of that church. Mrs. Sturdevant was a true Christian, who won the immediate love and confidence of all with whom she came in contact and her many deeds of kindness and generosity will long be remembered by friends and neighbors. Besides her husband, Marvin D. Sturdevant, she is survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral services, which were largely attended, were held in the home on Tuesday at 2 p.m., the Rev. Douglas W. Baylis, of the Mansfield Methodist Church, officiating. Interment was in Prospect Cemetery. The pallbearers were E. D. Fuller, Willard Fralic, Charles Howe, Sharon Davis and W. B. Smith.

HERTEL - Charles C. Hertel [SRGP 85654] was born at Upper Lambs Creek, June 29, 1859, and was the oldest son of Charles and Margaret Andrews Hertel. He married Miss Rose Greenman June 28, 1884, who survives him, and to them six children were born: Florence, Mrs. R.E. Lounsbery of Mansfield; Mary, who was drowned in the flood June 1, 1889; Edna, Mrs. Emery Fuller of Hornell, NY; William C., of Camp Lee, Virginia; and Frances and Frederick at home; and besides these there are eight grandchildren; his aged mother, of Mansfield; and three brothers, Jud of Holt County, Nebraska; Jim, of Waldo, Kansas; and Lathan, of Endicott, NY. In December he spent a few days with his daughter in Hornell. Returning home he stopped in Corning to visit friends and while there suffered a stroke of paralysis on January 3, and on the following Wednesday he was taken to the Blossburg Hospital, where he remained until February 11, when he was removed to his home near Mansfield where he died February 3, aged 59 years 7 months and 5 days. - Wellsboro Agitator, February 19, 1919

 

HERTEL, Edna M. [SRGP 85902]– Edna M. Fuller, widow of Emery Fuller [no obit found, maiden name found in father’s obit, Charles Hertel, Prospect Cemetery] [1878-1920]

 

HIGHBY, Lucy [SRGP 86002] - Mrs. Norman [Lucy A.] Buck, of Mansfield, died on the 5th instant of apoplexy. Her husband and three sons survive her; Meesrs. Bert Buck of Elmira; Frank Buck of Leona; and Leon Buck of Ogdensburg. Funeral services were held last Thursday at 1 p.m., Rev. Ezra Tinker officiating. - Wellsboro Agitator, November 14, 1906

HIGHBY - Mrs. [Lura] Theetge [SRGP 85665] died at her home last Wednesday, after an illness of a few weeks. Her two daughters survive her. The funeral was held in the Methodist church Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock. - Wellsboro Agitator, February 5, 1896

HIGHBY, Lura -[SRGP 85665] - Theetge, Lura Highby d. Mansfield "last Wed", b. near Binghamton, Ny. Sep 9th 1836 to Daniel Highby, m. 1865 Andrew Theetge; to Mansfield 1885. Left 2 daus. Loutie and Louie and sister Mrs. Norman Buck of Mansfield. Buried Mansfield - Mansfield Advertiser 05 FEB 1896]

HIGLEY - ARLENE L. OBOURN (SRGP 80008)
               Arlene L. Higley Obourn, 81, of 61 Sunview Drive, Wellsboro, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2002, at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre.   Born April 11, 1920, in Mansfield, she was the daughter of Frank B. and Rena R. Cleveland Higley.  She was the wife of William J. Obourn, whom she married June 30, 1939.  She was a graduate of Charleston High School, class of 1938, and retired from the Corning Glass Works, Wellsboro Division, in 1981.   She was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Wellsboro.  Surviving are her husband, William; son and daughter-in-law, Lewis and LanaObourn of Wellsboro; daughters and sons-in-law, Janet and John Sticklin of Wellsboro, Karyl and Garth Knowlton of Pioneer, Calif., Joan and Ted  Zuchowski of Wellsboro, Jean and Mike Lundgren of Bradford and Wendy and Bill Bower of New Paltz, N.Y.; sisters, Helen Youmans of Mansfield, Edith Hackett of Wellsboro, Louise Niles of Casper, Wyo., and Laura Ferris of Little  Marsh; brothers, Horace Higley of Wellsboro and Milton Higley of Hopewell,  N.J.; 13 grandchildren, Renee Menssen and Todd Obourn of Ohio, Mark Sticklin and Amy Sticklin of California, Julie Sticklin of Wellsboro, Terri  Knowlton and Bill Knowlton of California, Lewis Zuchowski of South Caroline,  Jeffrey Zuchowski of Kane, Matthew Lundgren of Wellsboro, Jeremy  Lundgren of North Caroline, Aimee Bower and Kyle Bower of New Paltz,  N.Y.; and 10 great-grandchildren.   A memorial service was held Tuesday, Jan. 8, at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral  Home, a "Life Celebration Home," Wellsboro, with the Rev. Gregory P. Hinton  officiating.  Family received friends at St. Paul's Episcopal Church parish hall after the memorial service.   Burial was made at Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield.   In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart  Association, 1704 Warren Avenue, Williamsport, Pa. 17701; or to a charity of one's choice.

HILDRETH - Guerdon Ross Hildreth [SRGP 38085], aged 44 years, of Binghamton, died July 13 [1935] in Dr. Hughes Meaker's Clinic in Mansfield. He was the son of Guerdon and Ida Paine Hildreth and was born September 28, 1890. He spent his boyhood in Mansfield and attended the Mansfield schools. Twenty-four years ago he went to Binghamton where he had since been employed as a baker in the Binghamton State hospital. He was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. August 20, 1912, he married Miss Kathleen Swartwood, of Mansfield, who survives. He is also survived by his mother, Mrs. George Avery of Mansfield, and a sister, Mrs. Charles Eighler, of Rochester. - Wellsboro Agitator, July 24, 1935

HILL - DAWSON, EDITH H.,    Services for Edith H. Dawson, 81, 430 High St., Troy, were held Sept. 19 at the Scureman Funeral Home, Mansfield, with the Rev. David H. Weidman and the Rev. Paul Diehl officiating.  The interment was held in Oakwood Cemetery, Mansfield.  Mrs. Dawson diedon Monday, Sept. 17, 1984 at the Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre.  Born Feb. 15, 1903 in Berwick, PA., she was the daughter of William and Florence Coleman Hill.  Mrs. Dawson was the widow of the Rev. Clifton E.Dawson, who pastored in Covington, Canoe Camp and Sayre areas until his death in 1954.  She taught in the Sayre Elementary Schools until her retirement in 1968.  Surviving are one daughter, Jacklyn D. Besanceney, Horseheads, NY; brothers, Herman and Thomas Hill, both of Berwick; several nieces and nephews; two grandchildren, and very special friends, Goff and Marva Lawson, Troy.  (TGR Sept. 27, 1984) [Check cemtery lists to see if buried in Prospect or Oakwood - obits often wrong]

 

HILLIER, Josephine [SRGP 31260]  – Mrs. Josephine Hillier Bailey, aged nearly 63, wife of Postmaster Thomas H. Bailey, of Mansfield, died about 2:50 o’clock last Wednesday morning after a long illness. She was born September 30, 1843. Besides her husband, two children survive her, Dr. Harry W. Bailey, of Pafton [?], and Mrs. John Robinson, of Mechanicsburg. One brother, Mr. Samuel Hillier, of Mansfield, and three sisters, Mrs. Gertrude Cummings, of Mechanicsburg; Mrs. J.A. Elliott, of Mansfield; and Mrs. Clark Claus, of Hornell, NY, also survive her. Mrs. Bailey was a woman of most lovable disposition and was highly esteemed by her many acquaintances. She was a resident of Wellsboro during her husband’s tenure of office as County Commissioner. Funeral services were held on Friday at 1 p.m., Rev. T.R. Green officiating; burial in Hope cemetery, Mansfield. – Wellsboro Agitator, October 3, 1906

 

HILLIER, Mary Ella [SRGP 73171]  – Mrs. Ella Hillier Elliott died at 11:45 a.m. Dec. 10, at her home in Mansfield. She was a daughter of Mr. & Mrs. John Hillier and was born at Larrys Creek, PA, February 14, 1875. She was a member of the Baptist church and was the first teacher of the Baptist Friendship Class and a member of the Columbian Literary Exchange. Surviving are her husband, Judson A. Elliott; a daughter, Mrs. Carlton Stevens, and two grandsons, of Reno, Nevada, and a sister, Mrs. Mary Claus, of Hornell. Funeral services were held Friday, Rev. David J. Griffiths officiating; burial in Prospect cemetery at Mansfield. – Wellsboro Agitator, December 18, 1935

 

HILLYER / Hillier - Mansfield Advertiser 18th Aug 1880: Died Mrs. J.M. Bailey (Lida) Aug. 14th at Eldorado Kansas, daughter of S. W. Hillyer of Mansfield, also three sisters here. Went to Kansas only recently. (SRGP 31445)

HITCHCOCK, Arlene H. Deuel [SRGP 22768]
Arlene H. Deuel age 75 of Mansfield died on Friday March 14, 1980, at the Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. She was born August 15, 1904 in Delevan, NY the daughter of Lennie and Eldena O’Neil Hitchcock. She was previously married to M.E. (Spotts) Decker. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Mansfield. She was a 1924 graduate of Mansfield State College. She taught school in Elmira, NY, the R.B. Walters School at Tioga and the Warren Miller Elementary School at Mansfield. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, a member of the retired Teacher’s Association of Pennsylvania, a member of the Columbia Literary Club of Mansfield, the Mansfield Garden Club, and she was a member of the Baptist Women’s Council. She is survived by her husband, George Deuel, 2 daughters, Mrs. Charles (Marlene) Engle of Bedford, Pa., and Mrs. Louis (Kathryn) Hart of Maytown, Pa., one brother, Wendell Hitchcock of Mansfield, and four grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the First Baptist Church with the Rev. Benjamin E. Nevins officiating. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery at Mansfield. MHS 1921

Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: C:\TC\~srgp\new\fam.gifHITCHCOCK, Lennie W. [SRGP 10688]
Lennie W. Hitchcock, 78, died Monday morning, September 13, 1954, at his home in Mansfield. A retired businessman, he was a member of the Friendship Lodge F&AM and the Baptist Church of Mansfield, the Williamsport Consistory and the Irem Temple Shrine of Wilkes-Barre. He is survived by his wife, Kate W; one daughter, Mrs. M.E. Decker, Mansfield; two sons, Russell of Binghamton, NY and Wendell of Mansfield; one brother, Carl of Franklin, NY, and seven grandchildren. Services were Wednesday at the funeral home, 18 North Main Street, Mansfield, with his pastor, the Rev. David Griffith officiating. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery where Masonic services were held.

HITCHCOCK - Mrs. Pearl Glenna Wells, [SRGP 05312] aged 37 years, of Mansfield, died April 26 [1949]. Surviving are her husband, I. J. Wells; two children, John and Lenda; her parents, Mr. & Mrs. L. W. Hitchcock, of Mansfield; two brothers, Russell Hitchcock, of Johnson City; Wendell, of Mansfield, and a sister, Mrs. Arlene H. Decker of Mansfield. The funeral was held Thursday; burial in Prospect cemetery, Rev. David Griffiths officiating. - Wellsboro Agitator, 4 May 1949

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Wendell W. "Slick" Age 86, of Mansfield, PA, died Wednesday, February 23, 2005, at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital in Wellsboro, PA. Slick was born on July 28, 1918 in Blossburg, PA, the son of Lennie and Kate (Wood) Hitchcock. Slick had been employed as a parts manager for the former Rose Chevrolet and Dahlgren's Chevrolet in Mansfield. He was a WWII US Navy veteran. Slick was a member of the VFW in Mansfield, the F&AM Friendship Lodge #247 in Mansfield, and a past member of the Fire Department. Slick is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Wendell Russell and Kay Hitchcock of Sherman, TX, Thomas Wood and Lynda Hitchcock of Rockville, MD; a daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Bob Thomas of Mainesburg, PA; two stepsons and a step daughter-in-law, Patrick R. Farrell of Loganton, PA, James M. and Susan Farrell of Princeton, WV; a stepdaughter and step son-in-law, Kathleen E. and Michael Irey of Bloomsburg, PA; 11 grandchildren, eight step grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, ten step great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandson; Slick's wives, Josephine (Bailey) Hitchcock in 1966, Doris (Hutcheson) Hitchcock in 1976, and Margery (Mix) Farrell Hitchcock in 2002, preceded him in death. Family and friends are invited to call on Friday, February 25, 2005, from 6 to 8 p.m., and Saturday, February 26, 2005, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, PC 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA. Funeral services will be held immediately following the viewing on Saturday, February 26, 2005, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, with the Rev. Brian Reid officiating. Burial will be in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield, PA. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mansfield Hose Company, 381 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA 16933.

HOAG or HOGG - Mrs. Jennie O’Dell [SRGP 61801] died at the Blossburg hospital Tuesday evening August 23 [1932]. She was born in Sterling, Scotland, December 5, 1869. She is survived by her husband, one son, George W. O’Dell of Elmira, NY; a daughter, Mrs. Maud Trask of Mansfield; a grandson, Edwin Trask; two sister, Mrs. Grant Pritchard of Lawrenceville; Mrs. Carson Mason of Fairmount, West Virginia; and a brother, Will Hogg of Madisonville, Kentucky. The funeral was held Friday, Rev. Cyril Houston, of the Church of Christ, officiating; burial in Prospect cemetery at Mansfield. - Wellsboro Agitator, 31 August 1932 [Odell is correct spelling of married alias]

 

HOAGLAND Clara - [SRGP 86434]

1882 20-Dec D Flower, Clara d. Mrs. Clara Flower, Lambs Creek, Richmond twp., last Tues.

James HOARD [21393]
In Mansfield, May 2, 1878, James Hoard, aged 68 years, 1 month and 15 days.  (Tuesday, May 14, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: C:\TC\~srgp\new\fam.gifJOHN J. HOCK [SRGP 85727]
 John J. Hock, 72, of 55 North Main Street, Mansfield, died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 1981 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. He was born September 23, 1908 in Kingston, Pennsylvania. He was a member of St. James Episcopal Church, Mansfield, veteran of World War II and a member of the Austin-Cox Post No. 478, American Legion and the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 29. He was a member and past member of Friendship Lodge F&AM No. 247 and a member of the Williamsport Consistory. He graduated from Mansfield State College in 1934 and taught at Liberty for several years.  He was Tioga County Sealer of Weights and Measures until his retirement and was active in Tioga County Republican functions and served as Committeeman for Mansfield. He was a local barber for many years. Surviving are: one sister, Miss Estelle Hock, and one brother, Anthony E. Hock, both of Wilkes-Barre. Funeral services will be Friday, Jan. 9, 1981 at 10 am at the Kuhl Funeral Home, Mansfield with The Reverend David L. Smith officiating.  Burial will be in Prospect Cemetery. Friends are invited to call at the funeral home Thursday, January 8, from 7 to 9 pm. The Friendship Lodge memorial service will be held Thursday at 8:45 pm at the funeral home. The family will furnish the flowers.  Those who wish may make memorial contributions to St. James Episcopal Church.  (Wellsboro Gazette, Wellsboro, PA, Wednesday, Jan. 7, 1981)

HODGES, Hiram [SRGP 09551]Mansfield Advertiser - 10th Mar 1886 - Hiram Hodges died Mansfield Tuesday, age 75, been in county 57 years, former resident of Sullivan township.

 

HOLDEN, Daniel L. [SRGP 33172]            d. Mansfield (no date), father of Mrs. C. V. Elliott, Mansfield; Mrs. J. A. Smith, Sullivan Twp.; Mrs. C. W. Lamkin, Williamsport; Mrs. R. A. Fuller, Buffalo, N.Y.; Mrs. Clara Wheeler, Mansfield; Ralph K. Holden, Elmira, N.Y. [Mansfield Advertiser 1891 24-Jun]

 

HOLDEN, George [SRGP 63286] d. Mardin "Thur.", father of Henry of Kent, Ohio, pneumonia, nearly 74, b. at  Mansfield to late Daniel Holden, had 3 sons and 1 dau.; also had 1 sis and 3  bro. ( 1 was John Holden of Mansfield), buried Hope Cem. Mansfield

HOLDEN, John A.[SRGP 63285] d. "last Sat." at dau's (Mrs. Asa L. Wilcox) at Canoe Camp, b. Mansfield Dec  20th 1821, m. May 24th 1848 Betsy Davis dau. of Capt. Ezra Davis, had 4  children: Lydia D. (Mrs. Wilcox), Nellie (deceased), Daniel and Frederick of  Pittsburgh, also left 2 bros. Horace of Elmira and Reuben of Michigan; buried  Hope Cem., Mansfield [Aug 1899] - Tombstone not found.

 

HOLDEN Julia Alice Elliott [SRGP 73345] - One of Mansfield's most prominent and highly esteemed residents, Mrs. J. Alice Elliott, died at her home on Prospect street, in that borough on Thursday morning. She was the widow of the late Dr. Chas. V. Elliott, at his death three years ago, Mansfield's oldest physician. Mrs. Elliott was sixty-five years old, and is survived by one son, Arthur H. Elliott, of New York, formerly owner of the Central Pharmacy, Wellsboro; one step-daughter, Mrs. C.W. Brown, of Washington, D.C.; three sisters, Mrs. A.J. Smith, of Mainesburg; Mrs. Royal Fuller, of Buffalo, NY, Mrs. James Smythe, of Troy, PA; and three granddaughters. - Wellsboro Agitator, February 12, 1908  

 

HOLDEN - Tioga County Eagle: Died at Richmond Twp. on the 13th inst., Lucy H., wife of Robert B. Bailey, in the 36th year of her age. (SRGP 31043)

 

HOLLAND - Jules Holland [SRGP 83138] of Burlington, NJ died Sunday, Oct. 25, 1959 after an extended illness. Mr. Holland was born in Appledorn, Holland and had lived in the United States about 35 years. He was a retired interior decorator. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Hazel Webster Holland, formerly of Mansfield, RD; brothers, James Holland of Hot Springs, Ark., Peter Holland of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; sister, Nel Oosthout of The Hague, Holland. Private funeral services were held at the Shaw and Robena Funeral Home, Wednesday, Oct. 28, the Rev. David J. Griffiths, officiating. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield. - Mansfield Advertiser, Oct. 1959

 

HOLLANDS, William. [SRGP 31438]  d. "this morning" at son Stephen's in Hornellsville, N.Y., age 90, funeral at Mansfield & buried Hope Cem., Mansfield [Mansfield Advertiser 1902 9-Apr]

HOLLENBECK -  Mrs. Susie Hollenbeck Bly, [SRGP 86013] aged 62 years, of Coudersport, for a number of years a resident of Mansfield, RD#1, died of pneumonia at an Elmira hospital, July 27 [1937]. She is survived by her husband, Lewis A. Bly; one daughter, Mrs. Lucy Snowberg of Millerton; one son, Prof. Lewis Bly of Troy; and eight grandchildren and several brothers and sisters. The funeral was held Thursday at the Mansfield Methodist church, Rev. D. W. Baylis officiating; burial in Prospect cemetery in Mansfield. - Wellsboro Agitator, 4 August 1937


James HOARD [SRGP 21393]
In Mansfield, May 2, 1878, James Hoard, aged 68 years, 1 month and 15 days.  (Tuesday, May 14, 1878, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro,
Tioga Co, Pa.) [Prospect Cemetery]

 

HOOSE Jane [SRGP 57152] - Mrs. Jane Hunsinger, aged 69, died of cancer at her home in Mansfield on May 7th. She is survived by one son, William Tillburg of Galeton; and two daughters, Mrs. John Stout and Mrs. Edward Presit, of Mansfield. The funeral was held on May 8th from the Baptist church. Rev. R.M. Hunsicker officiating; burial in Hope cemetery. - Wellsboro Agitator, May 19, 1909   Jane is Jane HOOSE, dau. of Alansa & Betsy Hoose.  doing her descendants now.  Pat M. G.

 

HORTON - Miss Ada May Horton, 91, [SRGP 85732] of E. Main St., Mansfield, Pa. Died February 15, 1957 after an extended illness. She was a former teacher in Mansfield schools for many years and also taught in Tioga and Potter County Schools. She was a member of the Mansfield Presbyterian Church. She is survived by a brother, Capt. Fred Horton with the US Navy at Virginia Beach, Va.; nephew, Bayard(?) Gambell and Miss Eleanor Gambell, both of Vineland, NJ. Services were held in Prospect Cemetery on Sunday, February 17th at 2 p.m. with the Rev. John R. Hays officiating. - Wellsboro Agitator, 7 March 1957

HORTON - BIRKETT, MRS. BERTHA HORTON (SRGP 06982)
 Mrs. Bertha Birkett, wife of Daniel M. Birkett, diedat their home in Extension street on Friday afternoon last.  Her death was the result of an accident.  Suffering from teethache, she lay upon a bed and applied chloroform to her face to allay the pain, pulling a comfortable over her head.  She accidently upset the bottle, spilling the chloroform in the bed, and was suffocated by the fumes of the anesthetic.  Mrs. Birkett, a daughter of the late Harvey and Louise Horton, was born in Rutland township, and all her life was passed in Mansfield and vicinity, where she was highly regarded by a great number of friends, possessed as she was of those qualities which make for friendship and its firm cementation.   She was 32 years old, and for many years was a faithful member of the M. E. church.  She was also affiliated with Tioga Valley Grange of Mansfield; the local Woman’s Relief Corps and the W. C. T. U.  There survive, besides her husband, two sisters, Mrs. Ransom Bryant, of Mansfield; Mrs. John P. LeBarron, of Elmira, N. Y., and a brother, Bruce Horton, resident in the south.  The funeral was held from the home at 1 o’clock on Monday afternoon, and was largely attended.  There was a profusion of beautiful floral tokens.  The Rev. A. W. Fenton, pastor of the M. E. church, was the officiating clergyman.  Hymns were sung by John P. Bates, Lynn Hall, Mrs. L. B. Shaw and Miss Helen Shipman.  Interment was in Hope cemetery, by the side of her mother, who was buried just five weeks prior to the day on which Mrs. Birkett died.  The pall bearers were:  George Colony, W. R. Avery, Paul Bailey, Benjamin Jones, Charles Oliver and Charles D. Sweet.

Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: C:\TC\~srgp\new\cw100.gifHORTON, Elias S. [SRGP 85891] - Elias S. Horton, aged 88 years, of Mansfield, died Sunday. The funeral was held Monday afternoon, Rev. Mr. Porter, pastor of the Presbyterian church of Mansfield, officiating; interment at Mansfield. Mr. Horton was a veteran of the civil war and was formerly superintendent of the schools of Tioga county. He is survived by his widow, two daughters, Mrs. Helen Gamble, of Vineland, NJ, and Miss Mary Horton, of Mansfield; two sons, Captain Fred Horton of the U.S. Navy, and Mack Horton of New York; two brothers, John C. Horton and Elisha Horton, both of Westfield, PA; and three sisters, Mrs. Joseph C. Doane of Mansfield and Misses Emma and Mary Horton, both of Lawrenceville. - Wellsboro Agitator, June 29, 1921
 
 

Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: C:\TC\~srgp\new\cw100.gifHORTON, Hervey [Hovey] (SRGP 06979) - SUDDEN DEATH - Mr. Harvey Horton, a respected resident of this boro, died suddenly this morning at his home on Extension Street, aged about 69 years. He was apparently as well as usual when he got up and until after breakfast when he went to the barn where he was taken with a sudden severe pain in his side. Death was due to heart failure. Mr. Horton served his country in the civil war as corporal, sergeant and lieutenant of Company B, 101st Pennsylvania Infantry. He was captured by guerillas while on picket duty in North Carolina, and was a prisoner of war for nineteen months, one year of which in Libby prison. He moved to Mansfield about three years ago from Sullivan where he had long resided. His first wife, who died about twenty-five years ago, was a Job, of Job’s Corners, some years after whose death he married a Miss Makely, of Rutland, who survives him with four children—Mr. Bruce Horton, Mrs. Ransom Bryant, and Bertha and Carrie, at home. Besides his wife and children he leaves six brothers: J. W. Horton of Covington; J. E. and George of this boro; Charles of Jackson; Melvin of Elmira and Walter of Covington.

HORTON - James Edward Horton [SRGP 11771], for many years a highly respected resident of Mansfield, died Thursday, September 22 [1910], at his home on Main street, in that borough, following an illness of more than five months. Decedent was born on January 9, 1833, and for a great many years was a prominent and successful farmer in Richmond township. On February 17, 1866, he married Miss Sarah M. Sigsbee, who with two brothers, Walter Horton of Frost Settlement and George Horton of Elmira, survive. The funeral was held from his late home on Saturday at 12 o'clock, Rev. David Keppel, of Clifton Springs, NYT, his former pastor, assisted by Rev. A.W. Fenton, pastor of the Methodist Episcopal church, of which the deceased had been a consistent member for many years, officiated. Burial was in Prospect cemetery. Members of the George Cook Post, GAR, of which Mr. Horton was a prominent member, attended in a body. He was a member of the Tioga County Grange, and was an energetic, progressive farmer, an intelligent and honest citizen and a good man in  all respects. He made a success of farming and acquired a good property. He was a Republican in politics and was always a progressive and patriotic citizen. He was a civil war veteran, serving in Co. K 210th Regt. PA Vols. Mr. Horton was one of Mansfield's most substantial citizens. He was noted for his strict integrity and sterling worth and enjoyed the respect and esteem of his large circle of acquaintances. Those who attended the funeral from a distance were: Mr. & Mrs. Glenn B. Sigsbee of Williamsport; Mr. & Mrs. C.H. Hargar and Mrs. Sarah Sigsbee of Sylvania; Mr. & Mrs. George Horton, Mrs. Emma Horton and others, from Elmira. - Wellsboro Agitator, October 5, 1910
[Note from transcriber:- Civil War - Co. H 45th Regt. PA Vols. is another possibility]
 

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HORTON, Myra [SRGP 77882] - Mrs. Myra Horton Doane, aged 87 years, died Feb. 15 [1937], at her home at Mansfield. She was born at Spring Mills, NY, April 22, 1849, and was graduated from the Mansfield Normal School in 1869. On July 27, 1876, she was married to Joseph C. Doane, who for many years was an instructor in the Mansfield Normal School. She was a charter member of the Presbyterian church. Surviving are three daughters, Misses Alice and Stella Doane, of Mansfield, and Mrs. Charles M. Rose, of Pueblo, Colorado; two sons, Dr. Joseph C. Doane, of Philadelphia and Dr. John H. Doane, of Mansfield; and several grandchildren. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Rev. Douglas W. Baylis, of the Methodist church, and Dr. Arthur T. Belknap officiating; burial in Prospect cemetery at Mansfield. - Wellsboro Agitator, February 24, 1937

HORTON Mrs. Susan JONES  (SRGP 79812) widow of John Jones died Monday at 7:30 pm on Main Street.  She was born in Ward Township and has spent her life in this vicinity.  For many years she was a member of the Methodist Church at Roseville.  Surviving a son, John Jones of Mansfield; daughter, Mrs. William Wyles, of Drumore, PA; seven grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.  Funeral will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at the Shaw Funeral Home, the Rev. Glenn Dewey officiating burial in Prospect Cemetery. [1946]   Copy Saved by Aunt Esther (Jones) Prsybyszewski and given to Bob and Barb Jones by Joanna (Swinsick) Marino, Aunt Esther’s granddaughter in June 2006.

HOWE , Bertrand F. [SRGP 40405] - Bertrand F. Howe, aged 68 years, died at the family home neat Mansfield, Feb. 18 [1941]. Surviving are his widow, the former Miss Mabel Cruttenden; two daughters, Mrs. Bessie V. Griffin and Mrs. Laura Davie, of Mansfield; a son, Robert F. of Mansfield; two brothers, Charles of Mansfield and Frank of Coatesville; two sisters, Mrs. Fanny Berry of Kane and Mrs. Dora Roblyer of Gillette. Funeral services were conducted Friday at the Shaw Funeral Home, Rev. Lester Schaff, pastor of the Mansfield Methodist church, officiating; burial in Prospect cemetery at Mansfield. - Wellsboro Agitator, February 26, 1941

HOWE, Bessie  (SRGP 40411)  - MRS. BESSIE V. GRIFFIN
Bessie V. Griffin, 87, of 49 North Main St., Manfield, died Thursday, Aug. 22, 1985, in Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, Pa. Her husband, Jerry Griffin, died about 35 years ago.Born Sept. 2, 1897 in Richmond Township, she was a daughter of Bertrand and Mabel Cruttenden Howe. Mrs. Griffin was a member of First United Methodist Church and its Helpful Home Circle. There are no immediate survivors. The funeral was held Sunday at the Kuhl Funeral Home, Mansfield. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery in Mansfield.The Rev. James T. Dawes, her pastor, officiated.

HOWE, Bessie  (SRGP 40411) GRIFFIN, Bessie V.:Age 87, of 49 N. Main St., Mansfield, Thursday, August 22, 1985, at the Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, PA. Friends are invited to call at the Kuhl Funeral Home, Mansfield, Saturday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Funeral there, Sunday, at 4 pm, with the Rev. James T. Dawes, her Pastor, officiating. Burial, Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield. She is survived by several cousins, nieces and nephews and many dear friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Jerry Griffin, who diedabout 35 years ago; also predeceased by a sister, Mrs. Laura Howe Davis and a brother, Robert F. Howe. She was a member of the First Methodist Church of Mansfield and its Helpful Home Circle. She was born September 2, 1897, in Richmond Township, the daughter of Bertrand F. and Mabel Cruttenden Howe.

HOWE - Elmer Howe, 85, [SRGP 85733] of Tioga RD, died Thursday, February 8, 1979 in the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital in Wellsboro. Born November 28, 1893, in Tioga, he was the son of Nathan and Minnie Moore Howe. Mr. Howe retired as an engineer in 1960 after 40 years as an engineer with the Erie Railroad Co. Surviving are his wife, the former Rebecca Hunsinger; three sons, Jack and Kenneth, both of Tioga, and Donald of Danville, Virginia; a sister, Mrs. Albert Miller of Tioga, six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. The funeral was held Saturday at the Kuhl Funeral Home, Mansfield. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery. The Rev. John Shypulefski, pastor of the Tioga Baptist Church, officiated. - Wellsboro Gazette, 14 February 1979
 

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EMILY HOWE Richmond - [SRGP 11757] After months of bodily suffering and several days of unconsciousness, the spirit of Mrs. Emily Howe Richmond took its flight at 11 o’clock Christmas night, at the home of her parents in North Main Street. Coming to this boro from Lackawanna County in young girlhood, Emily Howe was graduated from the Normal School in the class of 1878. 

Taking up almost immediately the work of a teacher, she was thus employed in this state and at Crete, Neb., until 1897, when she became the wife of Mr. Oscar Richmond, of Richmond. But three years of conjugal joy were hers. In 1900 her husband died, and the following spring she again took up her residence here, in Elmira Street, in a home of her own. A few weeks ago she was taken to the home of her parents. A most devoted wife and friend, a true Christian, her demise is mourned as one to whom death is a benediction. The funeral was held on Saturday conjointly with that of her father, John C. Howe, the Revs. W. J. Gregory and George E. Hutchings officiating. The burial was in the family plot in Hope Cemetery. (handwritten on article 1902)

 

HOWE, Eunice [SRGP 09673] Powers, Mrs. N. D. d. Mon. at Mansfield age 44 yrs., pernicious anemia, dau of the late J. C. Howe & 2 bros.: J. Frank & W. Hezekiah, 1/2 bro. Van V. Howe.  Buried Hope Cem., Mansfield [Mansfield Advertiser 1903                27-May]

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Evelyn H Boucher, 101, of Mansfield died Saturday, May 23, 1998, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Elmira, NY. Born Nov. 18, 1896 in Mansfield, the daughter of Charles and Helen Husted Howe. She was the former owner of the X-Trail Restaurant in Mansfield and had been employed by the Southern Tioga Schools. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Mansfield. Preceding her in death were her husband, Arthur; and two sisters, Margaret Jupenlaz and Mary Milks. Graveside services will be held Thursday, May 28, at Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield, with Rev. Joyce Treas, her pastor officiating. Memorial Donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church Building Fund, 67 E. Wellsboro St. Mansfield, Pa. 16933. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Wilston Funeral Home, 18 N.Main St., Mansfield. [Not on 2005 listing]

 

HOWE – MRS. FANNIE HOWE BERRY, 84, (SRGP 40408)  of Mansfield, died Sunday, Oct. 30, 1960. She was a member of the Mansfield Methodist Church Tabitha Class, WSCS and Helpful Home Circle. Survived by sister, Mrs. Dora Roblyer, Elmira, NY; brother, Charles Howe, Mansfield RD 2; grandson, James Heilig, Alexandria, VA; and several nieces and nephew. Funeral services were held Wednesday at 2 pm at the Shaw & Robena Funeral Home, Mansfield, the Rev. Donald Cronk officiated. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield.

HOWE, Irene Eleanor  [SRGP 27814]- Mrs. Irene E. Miller, 84, of Tioga died Saturday, July 15, 1989, in Arnot-Ogden Memorial Hospital, Elmira, NY. Born Dec. 20, 1904, in Tioga Township, she was the daughter of Nathan and Minnie Moore Howe. She was a former employee of Corning Glass Works, Corning, NY. Her husband, Albert [Ab] Miller, died Dec. 31, 1982. They were married 59 years. Surviving are three sons, Albert of Tioga, Robert of Mansfield and Gerald of Covington; four daughter, Mrs. Christine Keck, Mrs. Anna Mae Everett, Mrs. Donna Holleran and Mrs. JoAnne Wicks, all of Tioga; 27 grandchildren; and 39 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Scureman's Funeral Home, Mansfield Tuesday, July 18. The Rev. John Shypulefski, pastor of First Baptist Church, Tioga, officiated. Burial was made in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield. - Wellsboro Agitator, July 19, 1989


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1815-1902
HOWE - He was Found Dead in Bed - Lived in Mansfield the Past 43 Years - Mr. John C. Howe, aged 85, a civil was veteran, was found by his wife dead in his bed at his home in Mansfield on the evening of the 22nd instant, less than half hour after he had retired for the night apparently in his normal health. He had lived in Mansfield the past 43 years and was among the substantial residents of that borough. Mr. Howe was born in Connecticut but when 21 years old left that State for Lackawanna county, Pennsylvania where he resided till his removal to Mansfield. He married 59 years ago Miss Lodemia Smith, who died 29 years ago. She was the mother of six children, of whom two sons and two daughters survive. Mr. Howe was twice married, his second wife being Miss Elizabeth VanDusen, by whom he had one son, Mr. Van V. Howe, who went recently to South America as a missionary. Mr. Howe was a steady promoter of the establishment of the Mansfield Normal School and was for many years one of its trustees. He was an active and liberal member of the Presbyterian church in Mansfield. - Wellsboro Pa., 31 December 1902

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WORTHY MANSFIELD MAN CALLED to HIS REWARD 

J. F. HOWE, (SRGP 09670)  one of Mansfield's most esteemed citizens, for worth and usefulness, passed suddenly away at his home in North Main street, on Saturday morning last, February 19, He was seriously ill only a few days, and then was thought to be better, so his death brought surprise and shock to the whole community, The ultimate cause of the removal of this strong man from among us was heart failure. 

Mr Howe was born in Greenfield, Pa., on October 29, 1848, and came to Mansfield in 1858, where he since has resided, growing up with the town, and becoming an important part of it. On May 5, 1872, he was married to Miss Hannah E. Hammond, and five children were born to them, who, with Mrs Howe survive: Bet F., Charles C., Frank W., Dora M., and Mrs Fanny Cass. There also survive, one brother, Hezekiah; one half-brother, Van Howe and six grandchildren. 

 

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The decedent was principally a farmer all his life, and was much interested in the Grange, but he served the borough in many capacities. When young he was a drayman, and no one about the railroad station could lift so great weights as he. As time advanced, his mental powers, and those of leadership, began to be recognized, and he was made school director. and for many year he served as councilman and street commisioner, which last named office he held at the time of his death. When he championed any cause, or assumed any task, either as leader, or worker, he was a tower of strenght and reliabilty. He was honest and faithful to the core, and it was proverbial that if "Frank Howe undertook anything, was sure to go through to the end. Great tasks were given him for the improvement of our town, and they were accomplished satisfactorilyAs his entire family leaned on him, so the people generally leaned on him and he helped them out of many difficulty. Everybody knew him and he was one of the most familiar figures on our streets. Our town was the better for him, and it will be hard to fill his place. There were deep springs in his nature which responded to the high and holy things of the Gospel, and he had been a member of different churghes in Mansfield, but for a few years past his membership was with the Baptist communion. The funeral was held from the home on Monday afternoon last, and every room was taxed to the utmost to hold the large number of friends and neighbors who spontaneously came forth to testify to the deep regard and love for the man who had died. The Rev. R. M. Hunsicker officiated, and was a misted by a former pastor of the decedent, the Rev. E. E. Bailey. There was a profusion of beautiful floral tokens from the churches, the Grange, business firms and indivuals, a beautiful piece coming from the dear old Fitzpatrick family now living in Olean,N The singing of favorite hymns of the family was by Mrs M. F. Rose and Mrs George L. Palmer, The body of Mr Howe was laid to rest in Prospect cemetery, the burial place which had so recently been beautified by his own efforts and labor. Thus a good man, and a friend to so many, has gone; but may his mantle of usefulness and friendship fall on those of us who are left.

HOWE, Laura  - Mrs. Laura Howe Davis [SRGP 40412], 59, of Mansfield, died Monday, April 18, 1960. She was a member oaf the Mansfield Methodist Church. She is survived by husband, Warren C. Davis; sister, Mrs. Bessie V. Griffin of Mansfield; brother, Robert F. Howe of Mansfield. Funeral services were Wednesday at 2 p.m.; the Rev. Donald Cronk officiating. - Wellsboro Agitator, April 21, 1960

HOWE , Mrs. Lena Pino [SRGP 79576]
Mrs. Lena Pino, aged 60 years, died March 13,(Wellsboro Agitator March 22, 1950) at her home 304 North Main St., Mansfield. Surviving are two sons, Ross and John, a sister, Eva Howe, and three grandchildren, all of Mansfield. The funeral was held Thursday; burial in Prospect Cemetery at Mansfield.

HOWE - Mrs. Martha Shaw [SRGP 09656], wife of Horace Shaw, died at her home in Mansfield last Sunday afternoon, after a long and painful illness. She left, besides her husband, three children to mourn her loss. - Wellsboro Agitator, May 17, 1899, p.3

 

HOWE, Robert F. [SRGP 40413]
Robert F. Howe 70, of Decker St, Mansfield died Friday January 11, 1980, at his home. Born in Mansfield on November 15, 1909, he was the son of Bertrand and Mabel Cruttenden Howe. He was a retired farmer and was also a former employee of Mansfield State College. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church. Surviving is a sister, Mrs. Bessie Griffin of Mansfield. The funeral was held Monday at the Kuhl Funeral Home, 18 North Main St., Mansfield. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery. The Rev. David C. Weaver officiated.

 

HUBBARD, Charles [SRGP 18883] - Mansfield Man a Suicide - Body of Charles Hubbard, Aged Man, Found Hanging in Barn - The body of Charles Hubbard, aged 82 years, was found Wednesday, hanging from a rafter in the barn on his farm home about two miles from Mansfield. Mr. Hubbard had left the house at 11 o'clock. At 12:30 when he failed to reply to a call for dinner, his wife summoned a neighbor, Harold Watkins, who started a search of the premises. He found the body upstairs in the barn. Surviving, beside his widow [Alice Hakes Hubbard], are two brothers, former Tioga County Treasurer William R. Hubbard, of Wellsboro, and ?? Hubbard of Mansfield RD. The funeral was held at his home on the Hollow Road Saturday, Rev. D.J. Griffiths, pastor of the Baptist church, officiating; burial in Prospect cemetery at Mansfield. - Wellsboro Agitator, September 7, 1932

HUBBARD - Clarion Hubbard, [SRGP 82644] aged 72 years, died at his home in Richmond Township. He was the son of Mr. & Mrs. Delos Hubbard and was born in Sullivan township, February 2, 1852.[s/b 1855] When he was four years old the family moved to the farm where he died. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Kate Donnelly Hubbard; one daughter, Mrs. C. L. Mudge of Mansfield, and five grandchildren. Burial in Prospect cemetery at Mansfield. - Wellsboro Agitator, 31 October 1934

HUBBARD, Mrs. Kittie B. Mudge [SRGP 02556]
Mrs. Kittie B. Mudge, 87, of Mansfield died a few hours after she was admitted to the Blossburg State Hospital, Sunday morning. Born in Richmond Township, she and her late husband, Cornish Mudge spent their entire life farming in that area. Survived by one son, Robert Mudge of Wellsboro, three daughters, Mrs. Ralph Benson of Mansfield, RD 3 with whom she made her home, Mrs. Gordon Carson of Troy, Mrs. Wilbur Whitbeck of Newark, NY, and Mrs. Edward Heyler of Westfield; 14 grandchildren, and 7 grandchildren. Funeral services were held Tuesday at the Shaw and Robena Funeral Home, Rev. David Griffith, Pastor of Baptist Church (retired) officiated. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield.

LAWRENCE D. HUBBARD [SRGP 35898]
Lawrence D. Hubbard, 94, formerly of Mansfield, died Sunday, Sept. 5, 2004 at Broad Acres Nursing Home, Wellsboro. Born Jan. 19, 1910 in Richmond Township, he was the son of Wilson and Lidah Sparling Hubbard. He was a Ward LaFrance retiree. He was preceded in death by his wife, Louise. Surviving are a sister-in-law, Mary Christensen in Maryland; two nephews, David Borneman of Philadelphia, William Christen-sen in Maryland; niece, Karen Pond in Arizona. Friends are invited to call at the Gary W. Wilston Funeral Home, 18 N. Main St., Mansfield on Friday, Sept. 10 from noon to 1 p.m. Funeral services will follow there on Friday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Sherry Good officiating. Burial will be made in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield.
 

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WILSON R. HUBBARD IS TAKEN BY DEATH [SRGP 35893]
Richmond Township was greatly saddened on July 7th by the announcement of the sudden death in the Blossburg State Hospital of Wilson R. Hubbard. Since entering the hospital on April 2nd he had submitted to two operations and his many friends were hoping that he was making good progress toward recovery. Early that morning he suffered a heart attack which was so severe that he had diedbefore his relatives could reach his bedside. Wilson Hubbard was the son of Delos W. Hubbard and Roxania Burley and was born in Richmond Township on January 15th, 1864. He was graduated from the Mansfield State Normal School in 1882 and from Coleman’s Business College in 1885.

 He taught four successful terms of school; one at Elk Run, two at Little Marsh, and the fourth in the one near Mainesburg known as the Doud School. After graduating from the business college he was offered a position on its faculty, but declined it to teach at Little Marsh in order to be nearer home. While working in the woods he received an injury to his back in June, 1887. For fifteen years after he was unable to walk and never fully recovered from the ill effects of this accident. On March 17, 1909, he married Lidah, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Sparling. Since 1918 he served as Secretary of the Grange Mutual Fire Insurance Co. In 1923 he was elected Treasurer of Tioga County and filled this office most capably for four years. Since the completion of that term he has been a valued employee of the Hawk Garage in Wellsboro. Mr. Hubbard was for many years a faithful and efficient worker in the Mansfield Methodist Church. He was also a member of the North Elk Run Grange. He is survived by his widow, a son, Lawrence, a daughter, Wilda; one brother, G. E. Hubbard, all of Richmond Township. Besides these are several nephews and nieces. The funeral service, which was conducted by his pastor, the Rev. D. W. Baylis, was held in the Mansfield Methodist Episcopal Church at 2 p.m. on Monday, July 9. The bearers were C. C. Howe, E. L. Fuller, G. B. Strait, Charles Hawley, W. H. Killgore and B. Smith. The large number present and the beautiful floral pieces testified to the high regard in which he was held. The unwavering courage and Christian fortitude with which he bore his suffering will always be remembered by his friends. (handwritten on article 1934)

HUGHES, Ruth Marsh [SRGP 65316]
Ruth H. Marsh, 78, of Mansfield died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 1997, at the Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre. Born April 27, 1919, in Lambs Creek, she was the daughter of Wells S. and Jennie M Harer Hughes. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Mansfield. She was a 1941 graduate of the former Mansfield State College with a bachelor’s degree and received her master’s degree from Columbia University. She taught in Shinglehouse and Seattle, Wash. She returned to teach at the campus school. At her retirement, she was a supervisor of student teachers at Mansfield State College. She was a member if the Retired Teachers of Tioga County and Pennsylvania, Life member of Pennsylvania State Education Association and past member of Order of the Eastern Star, Chapter 475. Preceding her in death was her husband, Jack Marsh, in 1982. Surviving are one sister, Marian Robertson, of Wellsboro, two brothers, Charles Hughes if Palmetto, Fla., and Willard Hughes of Watertown, SD, two nephews, Kenneth Robertson of Hilton, NY, and Charles F M Hughes of Waldorf, MD, three nieces, Carol Robertson, of Watkins Glen, NY, Kay Schultz of Wellsboro and Paula Hughes of Watertown, SD; six great nieces and four great nephews, two great great nieces and three great great nephews. Calling hours were held Saturday Oct. 18 at Scureman Funeral Home, Mansfield. Services were held there with her pastor the Rev. John Whitfield, officiating. Burial was made at Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield. Memorial donations may be made to the Mansfield Free Public Library.

CHARLES B. HULSLANDER (SRGP 79554)
Charles B. Huslander, 53 of Mainesburg, died Friday, Feb. 15, 1963.  He was a member of Elk Run Grange.  Survived by wife, Mrs. Fern Hulslander; son, Marshall Hulslander of Mainesburg RD 1; sister, Mrs. Inez Monro of Mainesburg RD 1; grandson, Allen Hulslander.  Funeral was held at the Shaw & Robena Funeral Home, Mansfield on Tuesday at 2 pm, the Rev. David Griffiths officiating.  Burial was in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield.

 

HULSLANDER -  MRS. INEZ J. MONRO (SRGP 11028)
MAINESBURG--Mrs. Inez J. Monro, 79, of Mainesburg, died Saturday, May 10, 1986, in Troy Community Hospital.  Her husband, George Monro, died in 1951. Born in Sullivan Twp., Tioga County, Oct. 25, 1906, she was a daughter of Thomas and Jennie Kiff Hulslander. Surviving are a son, Thomas, also of Mainesburg; two daughters, Mrs. Alice Sawyer, of Lindley, NY, and Mrs. Blanche O'Gary, of Sunnydale, Calif., 14 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. The funeral was today in Mansfield.  Burial was in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield.

 

HULSLANDER – Thomas Hulslander, 82, of Mansfield, died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 1959. Survived by son, Charles of Mainesburg; daughter Mrs. Inez Munro of Mainesburg; sister, Mrs. Samuel Wilson of Covington; brothers, Bert and Merton Hulslander of Troy, PA; four grandchildren; eight great grandchildren. Funeral at Shaw and Robena Funeral Home, Mansfield. Rev. David Griffiths officiating. Burial in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield. – Mansfield Advertiser, Jan. 1959

 

HUNGERFORD, Vernon R. [SRGP 82483] - Vernon R. Hungerford, 57, of RD7, Wellsboro, died Friday, Jan. 1 [1988], at the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital in Wellsboro. Born Jan. 27, 1930, at Jobs Corners, he was the son of Ralph and Velma Jones Hungerford. He was a former heavy equipment operator and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict. He was a member of the Dewey Heichel Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4907 in Wellsboro. Surviving, besides his mother, Mrs. Velma Mason of Troy, are his wife, the former Ruthadel Button, two sons, Kirby and Kevin, both of Wellsboro, four stepsons, Gary Cummings of Middlebury Center, Tim Cummings of Little Marsh, Roger Cummings of Erie and Hugh Heck Jr. of Mainesburg, two stepdaughters, Mrs. Myraetta Austin of Middlebury Center and Mrs. Sandy Vargeson of Oxnard, Calif., a sister, Mrs. Grace Gaige of Canton, and 15 grandchildren. Funeral services were held Monday, Jan. 4 at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, 139 Main St., Wellsboro. The Rev. S. Wade Stewart, a retired Baptist minister, officiated. Burial was med in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield. - Wellsboro Gazette, January 6, 1988

 

HUNSINGER - REBECCA M. HOWE [SRGP 85736]
 Rebecca M. Howe, 88, a resident of Broad Acres Nursing Home in Wellsboro, formerly of RD#2, Tioga, died Thursday, Jan. 21, at the nursing home. Born April 16, 1899 in Tioga Township, she was the daughter of Jacob M. and Allie Rorabaugh Hunsinger. She was a past member of the Rebekah Lodge in Tioga. Her husband, Elmer Howe, died in 1979. Surviving are three sons and daughters-in-law, Jack and Phyllis Howe, Kenneth and Margaret Howe, all of Tioga, and Donald and Eunice Howe of Dunville, Va.; a sister, Mrs. Christina Miller of Shrewsbury; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Monday, Jan. 25, at the Scureman Funeral Home.  The Rev. John Shypulefski officiated. Burial was made in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield. Memorial donations may be made in her name to the Tioga Firemen's Ambulance Association.

 

HUNT, Polly [SRGP 82560] Cummings, Mrs. Polly Hunt      d. Mansfield, Mar. 6th, b. Mansfield Apr. 4th, 1832 to Samuel Hunt, m. Dec. 12th 1852 to Lawton Cummings; left: Nettie S., John Lee & Ida Belle; buried Hope Cem., Mansfield [Mansfield Advertiser 1902 12-Mar]

 

HUSTED - Mansfield Advertiser - Jan 20th 1874: Died John Husted [SRGP 51873] Richmond twp. Jan 8th age 7 mos 11 days son of D.J. and Anna Husted, who is dead as is all other 6 children.

HUSTED - John Henry Husted [SRGP 35838], aged 48 years, died Jan. 25 [1940], at 7 a.m. at his home in Richmond township, after a long illness. He was a son of William H. and Lottie Youmans Husted, and was born April 6, 1891. He attended the rural schools and Mansfield State Normal School. On March 17, 1915, he married Miss Alvira Rice at East Charleston and had resided on the farm in Richmond township formerly owned by his father. He was a member of the Methodist church at Whitneyville and North Elk Run Grange. Surviving besides his widow are the following children: Joseph H. Husted of Elmira; Gordon, Price, Myron, John Jr., Eddie, Idessa, Shirley and Richard, at home; his mother, Mrs. Lottie Y. Husted of Mansfield; three sisters, Mrs. Leonard J. Neal of Mansfield; Mrs. Kenneth Hart of West Englewood, NJ; and Mrs. Robert Hunter of Bath; a brother, Bryan Husted of Utica, and one granddaughter. - Wellsboro Agitator, February 7, 1940

HUSTED - William Henry Husted [SRGP 35840] died at his home in Mansfield, June 23 [1923], aged 67 years. He had been a member of the Grange for many years and director and trustee of the Mansfield Normal School and First National Bank of Mansfield. Mr. Husted leaves his brother, James Clyde Husted, of Wellsboro; his widow, Mrs. Charlotte Husted, of Mansfield and their children, Mrs. L.J. Neal, J.H. Husted and W. Bryan Husted, of Mansfield; Mrs. K.O. Hart of New York City, and Miss Elizabeth Husted of Sayre. The funeral was held last Tuesday afternoon. Rev. Charles Petty of Binghamton, and Rev. Mr. Griffiths of Mansfield, officiating; interment in Prospect cemetery at Mansfield. - Wellsboro Gazette, July 5, 1923

Hutchinson, William (SRGP 86322)  b. Dresden, Vt. Mar 25th 1823, came here 1849, m. Miss Fidelia Fralic on Oct 17th 1852,  he d. Mansfield Mon., Oct 15th, left 1 dau. Mrs. F. P. Ticker of Elmira, Ny., buried Home Cem., Mansfield, also left 2 sis. Mrs. E. L. Nichols and Miss Eugene (sp) Hutchinson of Burlington, Vt., and 3 half-bro. E. S. Jewell of Troy, Daniel Jewell of Binghamton and C. E. Jewell of Conklin, Ny.(Mansfield Advertiser 1900 17 Oct )
 

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