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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Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield, Tioga County, Pennsylvania 

 
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Reading a series of obituaries from a single cemetery, as they are presented here, is like reading the history of a community. These people were the local populace at a particular time. The people buried here knew each other, were neighbors and relatives. They bought goods and services from each other and attended school and church together.  Numbers in parentheses are the Sullivan-Rutland Genealogy Project IDs.

Table of Contents of Prospect Cemetery Obituaries

 

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WHEELER - ALTA W. GRIFFITHS:  [SRGP 79937] Alta W. Griffiths, age 78, of Mansfield, widow of the late Rev. David J. Griffiths, died Sunday, May 7, 1972 at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. Funeral service was held in the First Baptist Church Tuesday at 2 p.m. The Rev. Benjamin Nevins of the First Baptist Church officiated. Burial was in the Prospect Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Mansfield. Survived by two daughters, Mrs. Audrey G. Baynes of Mansfield, Mrs. Bronwen G. Murphy of White Plans, N.Y.; sister, Mrs. Lyra Brown of Cato, N.Y. 10 grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Mrs. Griffiths was a member of the First Baptist Church of Mansfield; a member of Chapter D. of the P.E.O. Sisterhood; a graduate of Oneonta State College.  Wellsboro Gazette, 11 May 1972

 

WHEELER, Edward [SRGP 18247] – Edward A. Wheeler, aged 73 years, died at his home in Mansfield, Thursday at 11 a.m., after an illness of several weeks. Funeral services were held Sunday, Rev. H.H. Gillies, officiating; burial in Prospect cemetery. Mr. Wheeler was born in Rutland, June 9, 1858, and had spent his entire life in Rutland, Sylvania and Mansfield. He is survived by his widow, Minnie Worden Wheeler; two brothers, Peter, of Morris and Lloyd, of Lawrenceville, and several nephews and nieces. – Wellsboro Agitator, November 25, 1931, p.8

 

WHEELER, L.P. [probably Lewis Peter] [SRGP 18246] – Morris, March 1 [1932]- Peter Wheeler aged 78 years, died at his home here Thursday night after an illness of several months. Mr. Wheeler had been a resident of Morris for over 25 years. He was track inspector between Hoytville and Blossburg for the Erie RR Co. About four years ago he was placed on the retired list with honorable mention. He is survived by his wife and one son, Homer Wheeler of Tioga. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the M.E. church of which he was a member; interment made at Mansfield cemetery. – Wellsboro Agitator, March 2, 1932, p.6

 

WHEELER - Miss Martha Wheeler, [SRGP 65778] of Mansfield, died Friday. She is survived by a brother, M. B. Wheeler, of Elmira; sisters, Mrs. W. P. Osborn of Morgantown, W. Va., Mrs. Ella Ehlers of Horseheads, Mrs. George Palmer, of Mansfield. The funeral was held Monday at the home of Mrs. Palmer. Rev. John Hilton, officiating; burial in Prospect cemetery, Mansfield. - Wellsboro Agitator, 2 October 1946
 

 

WHEELER, Mary [SRGP 66084]  Watson, Mrs. Enos   d. Mansfield 30 Jun., b. Hornby, N.Y. 25 Mar. 1872, was dau. Of Wm. Wheeler of Tioga, age abt. 32 yrs., m. 19 Jul. 1902, left son age 2 mos.; 3 bros.: Dell, Frank & George; 1 sis. Kathryn Wheeler [Mansfield Advertiser 1903 1-Jul]
 

 

Description: Description: Description: Description: C:\TC\~srgp\new\fam.gifWILLIAM E. WHEELER (SRGP 65770)
Mansfield people were saddened to learn of the death Sunday evening of William E. Wheeler, a life-long resident. He had been ill for many months, but following the amputation of his leg last year, he had seemed to improve. He was able to get out to some of the ball games last summer, but some weeks ago began to get worse. He diedSunday evening about ten o’clock at his home on Academy Street.Mr. Wheeler was born in Mansfield May 20, 1873, the son of John and Sophia Warner Wheeler. Except for a short time spent in Arnot and Wellsboro, his life was spent in Mansfield, where he made many friends through his geniality and sympathy. He was a great lover of baseball, playing the game for many years, and was a valued member of the Mansfield team in the earlier days. He had considerable histronic ability and was called upon to take important parts in local amateur theatricals, and to put on a vaudeville stunt at minstrels, etc.His family life was a happy one. He enjoyed the love and respect of his wife and children, and gave to them in kind. His going leaves a big gap in his family circle, and also in the community.He was for many years associated with his father and brother, Martin B. Wheeler, in the grocery and meat business in a location where the Chevrolet garage is now. For the past several years he has been employed by the T. W. Judge Co. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Mansfield and of Friendship Lodge, F. & A. M.He was married August 22, 1898, to Alice Gillette, and to them were born two children who survive, Evelyn and Ward. Besides his widow and children, he is survived by four sisters, Mrs. Wm. P. Osborn, of Morgantown, W. Va.; Mrs. Ella Ehlers, of Horseheads, N. Y.; Mrs. George L. Palmer, and Miss Martha wheeler, of Mansfield, and one brother, Martin B. Wheeler of Elmira.The funeral was held at the family home this (Wednesday) afternoon at two o’clock. The Rev. D. J. Griffiths officiated. Interment was in Prospect Cemetery, with the committal service by Friendship Lodge. (handwritten on article Mar. 11, 1934)

Whipple, Hattie [SRGP 86525]  d, Hattie Whipple, at her father's residence near Mansfield, Pa., 11 Feb 1864, aged 22 years. [Tioga Agitator 1864 09 MAR]

Description: Description: Description: Description: C:\TC\~srgp\new\msnslog3.jpgWHIPPLE, Lucy J. [SRGP 86691] - Mrs. Lucy J. Barnes, aged 53, wife of Joseph C. Barnes, of Mansfield, died on Sunday evening, August 2nd [1908], in the Arnot Ogden Hospital, Elmira, where she went a week before for medical treatment. Mrs. Barnes had been ill for several years. Besides her husband, Mrs. Barnes is survived by one son, Frederick Barnes, of Barberton, Ohio, and two daughters, Mabel and Isabelle Barnes, at home. Mrs. Barnes was a daughter of the late Joseph and Eliza Whipple, and practically all her life was spent in Mansfield. She graduated from the Mansfield Normal School in the class of 1872 and had been a member of the M.E. church for many years. Her death is widely mourned. The funeral was held last Wednesday at 3 p.m. Rev. R.M. Hunsicker officiating; burial in Hope cemetery, Mansfield. - Wellsboro Agitator, August 12, 1908, p.8

WHITCOMB - Mrs. Harriet M. Fralic, aged 73 years, of Lambs Creek, died Aug. 3 [1948]. She is survived by a son, Henry, of Lambs Creek; sisters, Mrs. May Ryan, of Canisteo, Mrs. Anna Wheeler, Mrs. Blanche Gibson, Mrs. George VanOrder, of Los Angeles, Calif.; brothers, Harry Whitcomb of Birchdale, Minn., Leslie Whitcomb of Los Angeles; grandchildren, Robert Fralic, Mrs. Ruth Marie Sherwood, Mrs. Norma Roberts, all of Lambs Creek; four great grandchildren. The funeral was held Friday; burial in Prospect cemetery at Mansfield. - Wellsboro Agitator, 11 August 1948

WHITCOMB FRALIC, HARRIETTE M.- Mrs. Harriette M. Fralic, 73, for many years a resident of this vicinity, died Tuesday, August 3, 1948, at the home of her son, Henry Fralic, at Lambs Creek. A daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Herbert Whitcomb, she was born April 3, 1875, at Big Flats. March 1, 1895, she was married to Willard Frlic, and with the exception of five years spent in Corning, she resided at Lambs Creek. She was a member of the Methodist Church and Lambs Creek Womans Christian Temperance Union. Besides her son she is survived by four sisters, Mrs. Mae Ryon, of Canisteon, N.Y.; Mrs. Anne Wheeler, Mrs. Blanche Gibson and Mrs George Van Over, all of Los Angeles, California’ three brothers, Harry Whitcomb, Birch Lake, Minn., Leslie, Los Angeles, Calif., and William of Edwardsville, Ill.; three grandchildren, Robert Fralic, Mrs. Ruth Marie Sherwood and Mrs. Norma Roberts, all of Lambs Creek; four grat grandchildren. The body is at the Shaw & Robena Funeral Home, where funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p. m. Standard time, the Rev. Lawrence Grow, of Covington, officiating . Burial will be in Prospect Cemetery.

WHITCOMB - Jessamine Whitcomb Catlin [SRGP 81726] died at her home in Mansfield April 30, 1925. Funeral services were held at the home Thursday, May 2, her pastor, the Reverend F. P. Simmons, officiating. Members of the W. C. T. U. and the Rebekah Lodge, representing heir respective organizations, attended in a body. Mrs. Catlin was born in Keeneyville, Pa., April 5, 1869, the only daughter of Alonzo and Fidelia Whitcomb. Two brothers, Willis and Raymond, are deceased. While still a small child her parents removed to Mansfield, where she lived the greater part of her life. July 29th, 1890, she was united in marriage with Joel Delaune Catlin, of Charleston Township. To this union one daughter was born, Gladys, who died in her young womanhood in April, 1923. She is survived by her husband, and a niece and nephew, Bernice and Donald Whitcomb of Olean, N. J. In early girlhood she united with the Methodist Episcopal Church. Her deep religious nature and broad interest in human welfare led her to join the various church societies and continue an active member throughout her life. As a member of Elizabeth Rebekah Lodge, No. 212, of I.O.O.F., she has held all the offices in the gift of the organization and will be remembered by the sister members as an efficient member and beloved Past Grand. A loyal advocate of temperance, she has worked unceasingly for the cause. She was one of the group of women whose strenuous efforts banished the licensed saloon from Tioga County. She was a staunch W. C. T. U. member and had been an officer in both the local and county unions, holding the local press superintendency at the time of her death. Her unusual executive ability and great capacity for detail work made her invaluable to the organizations with which she was affiliated. During the last few years when physical disability prevented her from active work her advice and counsel were of incalculable value to those having the work in charge. Her unfailing courage and constant cheer she seemed to pass on to her fellow workers and those who came in contact with her.Always ready to champion any just cause, it can truly be said that hers was a life of service.
 

 

WHITCOMB, Willis D. [SRGP 85683]  drowned in Tioga river last Sunday, age 19, son of J. A. Whitcomb [Mansfield Advertiser 1883 29-Aug]

 

WHITE – Charles Franklin White [SRGP 86367], son of the late Sumner Payne and Elizabeth Hopkins White, of Blossburg, was born at Knoxville, PA, March 21, 1857, and died March 16, 1922, of bronchial pneumonia. He had been a resident of Elkland Township for many years. He is survived by his widow, one son, Wm. Sumner White, of Elmira; a grandson, Frank P. White, of Easton, PA, and a granddaughter, Eloise White Shantz, of Endicott, NY. – Wellsboro Agitator, March 22, 1922, p.2


MERTON WHITE DIES AFTER FEW DAYS ILLNESS
The death of Merton D. White (SRGP 85993) occurred at the family home on the Orebed Road Saturday, October 24, after an illness of only a few days. While Mr. White had been in poor health for the past four years, his death came as a shock to his many friends, as he had been about town up until a few days before his death.He was born in Richmond, on the Newtown Road, December 24, 1856, the son of Eri and Amelia White. His father enlisted in the army during the Civil War and died while in the service. He lived on the Newtown Road for a number of years, later moving to the farm on the Orebed Road. He married Evaline Munn, and three children were born to them, Mildred, Stella, who died in infancy, and Mabel. November 3, 1896, he married Pearl Munn, of Richmond, to whom three children were born, Richard, Inez and Julia. Mr. White was one of the oldest residents of Richmond and was a successful farmer. He was honest and upright in all his dealings and was one of the most respected residents of the community. He is survived by his widow, four daughters, Mildred of Rochester; Mabel of Waverly, Inez (Mrs. George McCann) and Julia; son Richard; also two grandchildren, Donald White and Merton McCann. He was a member of the Baptist church and the Tioga Valley Grange. The funeral was held from the home Tuesday afternoon at 2 o’clock, the Reverend Leo Engler, a very close friend of the family, officiating; interment in Prospect cemetery. (handwritten on article 1925)

WHITE, Richard LeRoy
Richard LeRoy White, 57,of Millerton, died Saturday, November 13, 1954. He is survived by his wife, Rachael; his mother, Mrs. Pearl White, Mansfield; four sons, Donald, Elmira, NY; Hugh, Los Angeles, Calif.; Bernard, Allentown and Robert at home; two daughters, Mrs. Frank Wright, Elmira, NY and Miss Roberta White at home; two sisters, Miss Inez White, Elmira, NY, and Mrs. Julia Taratuski, Philadelphia, three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Services were Tuesday at 3 pm at the funeral home, 18 North Main Street, with burial in Prospect Cemetery.

WHITE - Richard LeRoy White, 57, of Millerton, died last Saturday. He is survived by his wife, Rachel; his mother, Mrs. Pearl White of Mansfield; four sons, Donald of Elmira, Hugh of Los Angeles, Calif., Bernard of Allentown and Robert at home; two daughters, Mrs. Frank Wright of Elmira and Miss Roberta White at home; two sisters, Miss Inez White of Elmira and Mrs. Julia Taratuski of Philadelphia; and three grandchildren. Services were held on Tuesday, with burial in Prospect Cemetery at Mansfield. - Wellsboro Gazette, 18 November 1954

Charles WHITNEY
Charles Whitney, 31, of Seventh Street, died at 7:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 13, 1941, at the Blossburg State Hospital.  Death was caused by head injuries received Oct. 5, when his automobile fell on him while repairing it at the home of his brother-in-law, Tracy Spencer, at Elkland.  He was employed at the Elipse plant in Elmira.  Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Lettie Dyke Whitney; a daughter, Shirley, aged 2 years; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Whitney, of Tioga; two brothers, Norman and Lawrence Whitney, of Tioga; four sisters, Mrs. William Smith, Elmira Heights; Mrs. Adelbert Tomlinson, Mansfield, and the Misses Dorthy and Ruth Whitney, of Tioga.  Funeral will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the home, the Rev. D. J. Griffiths officiating.  Burial in Prospect Cemetery.

WHITNEY - MRS. SADIE EDGERTON (SRGP 58941)
     Mrs. Sadie Edgerton, aged 67, died Friday, Jan. 12, 1940, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Charles Olney, of Covington.  Her other daughter, Mrs. W. A. Van Valkner, of Elmira, N.Y., spent much time with her, helping to care for her during her long illness of nearly a year.  Others surviving are a sister, Mrs. Lloyd Douglas, Covington, and three grandchildren, Misses Marie and Marian Olney and Gordon Van Valkner, of Elmira.  The funeral was held at the home Monday afternoon, the Rev. C. W. Wheeler, pastor of the Baptist Church, Covington, officiating.  Burial was in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield.  Mrs. Edgerton was the daughter of the late Lyman and Ellen Whitney of Frost Settlement, where she spent her early life.  At the age of nineteen years she was married to Frank Edgerton of Sullivan, who passed on before her in death several years ago.  All her life was lived in or around this community, where she had many friends, as the floral display at her funeral paid tribute.  Mrs. Edgerton was tenderly cared for by all in her home, but especially by Miss Marie Olney, who was her nurse during all her illness.  Mrs. Edgerton accepted Christ as her Saviour many years ago and united with the Church of Christ at Canoe Camp.  Her life was enriched by suffering, causing her to grow in grace and knowledge of the Lord whom she longed to see and waited patiently for Him to call her home.
HER PRAYER:
O Lord, the days are long and weary,
As I sit and wait for thee
To come and take my burdens
Which I know you always see.
You were so kind and loving
To take my load of sin,
That I know you will relieve me
From the stress and pain within.
Then shall be rejoicing
As we gather 'round the throne
Of our Lord and Saviour Jesus
In His great and glorious home.

WHITTAKER, Alice - Mrs. Alice Baity [SRGP 16251], wife of Elias Baity, aged 71 years and 7 months, died at her home at Canoe Camp on March 26 [1926], of pneumonia. Besides her husband she is survived by three children: County Commissioner Ralph B. Baity; Mrs. W.R. Cady, who made her home with her mother, and Earl C. Baity, principal of public schools at Highland, MD; six grandchildren; three brothers, Charles Whittaker and Cassius Whittaker, of Buffalo; F.M. Whittaker of Tioga; and two sisters, Mrs. Walter McInroy of Buffalo, and Mrs. G.G. Webster of Lambs Creek. A brother, John Whittaker, died recently at his home in Buffalo. Mrs. Baity was the eldest of the family and was highly esteemed by all who knew her. - Wellsboro Agitator, April 7, 1926

WHITTAKER - The funeral of Mrs. Ellen Whittaker Webster, [SRGP 83165] aged 82 years, of Upper Lambs Creek, was held Saturday. She was the daughter of Barney S. and Julia Whittaker, and was born at Canoe Camp. Surviving are the following children: Edith and Leon at home; Howard of Oneonta, NY; Mrs. U.S. Grembach of Stippeck. - The Wellsboro Agitator, 11 January 1939

WHITTAKER, Mrs. Gladys Stephens (SRGP 85729)
Mrs. Gladys Stephens 59 of Mansfield, wife of Lee Stephens died at Blossburg State General Hospital Thursday September 25, 1969 following an extended illness. She was admitted to the hospital on September 9, 1969, as a medical patient. Born in Mansfield October 28, 1909, she was the daughter of Harry and Laura Brunner Whittaker. She is survived by her husband and a daughter, Miss Dawn Stephens of Waverly, NY and her parents. Funeral services were held on Sunday at the Canoe Camp Church of Christ Deciples. Rev. Kermit Clickner officiated. Burial in Prospect Cemetery at Mansfield.

WHITTAKER, Harry D. (SRGP 53233)
 Harry D. Whittaker 93, of Sherwood Manor, Mansfield died Wednesday, March 31, 1982 at the Green Home, Wellsboro. He was born in Tioga County on April 16, 1888, a son of James and Ada Prentiss Whittaker. Mr. Whittaker was a member of the Canoe Camp Church of Christ Disciples. He retired after 33 years with the Horseheads, NY, Dairymen’s League. Surviving are his sister, Mrs. Leon(Kathryn) Miller of Cogan Station, one granddaughter, Mrs. Robert (Dawn Lee) Bayliss of Newark, Delaware, four great grandchildren, three nieces and several cousins including, Mrs. John (Carrie) Strong of Mansfield. The funeral was held at 3 pm Saturday, April 3, 1982 with the Rev. Deborah Casey, his pastor officiating. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield. Friends were invited to call at Kuhl Funeral Home, Mansfield, from 2 until the time of the funeral service.

JOHN D. WHITTAKER (SRGP 66067)
John D. Whittaker, 77, died Wednesday morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Earl Spencer at Jackson Summit, Pa. He is survived by the daughter, Mrs. Spencer and four grandchildren. The funeral will be held in the Spencer home at Jackson Summit, Sunday at 1 p.m. The Rev. George Burroughs of Pine City will officiate. Burial in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield, Pa. (handwritten on article July 1924)

WHITTAKER, Lee (SRGP 86964)  - Mansfield Man Lost Life in Car Accident at Blossburg
Lee Whittaker, 25, of Mansfield, died almost instantly at 3:45 a.m., Sunday, when the car he was driving left the highway and crashed into a tree on the property of Mr. & Mrs. Luke McCabe, on North Williamson Road, Blossburg. He had just rounded a curve traveling north toward Mansfield. The car, out of control, ran off the left side of the road and went about 15 feet across a lot before striking the tree. Richard Hilfiger, who lives across the street from the scene of the accident, summoned Chief of Police Park Batemen. An ambulance from the Blossburg hospital was called but Whittaker, thrown into the window on the right side of the car, suffered lacerations of the head and throat, and was dead when found. Acting Coroner W. D. Bradway, Mansfield Justice of the Peace, gave a verdict of accidental death. Whittaker is survived by his parents, Mr. & Mrs. Harry Whittaker, and a sister, Gladys, of Mansfield. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mansfield, Rev. Floyd Guiles, pastor of the Methodist church, officiating;

burial in Prospect cemetery at Mansfield. - Wellsboro Agitator, 28 July 1943

 

WHITTAKER, Ruth H. [SRGP 86441] – Mrs. Ruth Whittaker Spoor, aged 84 years, of Tioga Junction, died Saturday morning. She was born in Richmond, Tioga County, May 26, 1855. In 1877 she was married to William L. Spoor, who died eight years ago. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Kate Douglas; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; burial Monday at Mansfield. – Wellsboro Agitator, January 10, 1940, p.6

 

WHITTAKER - Wayne S. Whittaker, 74, [SRGP 28438] of Mansfield RD1, died Monday, August 31, 1959. He was a member of Canoe Camp Church of Christ Disciples. He is survived by wife, Mrs. Maude Whittaker; daughters, Mrs. Marian Chamberlain of Troy, Mrs. Jean Mitchell of Covington; sons, Almeron, Stanley, Randolph, Claude, all of Mansfield; sisters, Mrs. Lillian Sesler, Mrs. Ann Fast, both of Corning, Mrs. Carrie Strong, Mrs. Mildred Bailey, both of Mansfield, Mrs. Doris Stewart of Breesport, Mrs. Grace Connley of Covington; 18 grandchildren; one great grandchild. Funeral services will be held today at 2 p.m. in Mansfield. Burial will be in Prospect Cemetery. - Wellsboro Agitator, 3 September 1959

WHITTEKER, Claude [SRGP 85563] - Claude Whitteker, age 52, of Halifax, formerly of Mansfield, died on Friday, March 13, 1981. He was born Jan. 19, 1929, in Mansfield, the son of Wayne and Maude Lownsbery Whitteker. He was a member of the Mansfield VFW, a member of Halifax Methodist Church. He was the drill sergeant for the former Mansfield Marauders. He served with US Army in Japan. He is survived by four sons, Richard, Allen, Joseph and Andrew, all of Halifax; one grandson of Halifax; mother, Mrs. Maude Lownsbery [Whitteker] of Sherwood Manor, Mansfield; two brothers, Almeron and Stanley, both of Mansfield; two sisters, Mrs. Maurice [Marion] Chamberlain of Towanda, and Mrs. Walter [Jean] Mitchell of Covington. Funeral services were held on Tuesday at the Kuhl Funeral Home in Mansfield with the Rev. David L. Weaver officiating. Burial in the Prospect Cemetery at Mansfield. - Wellsboro Gazette, March 18, 1981, p.12

WHITTEKER - Bailey, Mildred L. (SRGP 34885)
Age 78 of 171 South Main St., Mansfield, at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro, Pa., Saturday, August 17, 1974.  Friends are invited to call at the Kuhl Funeral Home, Mansfield on Monday 2:30 to 4:30 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral there Tuesday 3 p.m.  Rev. Richard Brenneman officiating.  Burial in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield.  Survived by her husband, Ross; two sons, Laurence R. Bailey of Shinglehouse, Pa., Leonard M. Bailey of Elmira; two sisters, Mrs. Anna Fast at the Bethany Center, Horseheads. N.Y., Mrs. John (Carrie) Strong of Mansfield; five grandchildren; three great grandchildren.  She was a member of Mansfield Methodist Church and Rural Letter Carriers Association Auxiliary.  She was born August 17, 1896 in Covington, Pa., the daughter of Nelson and Carrie Knowlton Whitteker.

RANDOLPH WHITTEKER (SRGP 13433)
Randolph (Sambo) Whitteker, 55, of Mansfield RD 1, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 1974, at his home.  He was born Nov. 26, 1918, in Elmira, NY, a son of Wayne & Maude Lounsberry Whitteker. Mr. Whitteker was employed by Bob Bartlett’s Trucking firm, Mansfield. A veteran of World War II, he was a member of the Mansfield Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion Posts. Surviving are a son, Phillip, serving in the Navy; two daughters, Mrs. Alden Pequignot, of Blossburg, and Mrs. Suzanne Heddings, of Danville RD 1; his mother, of Covington; three brothers, Almeron, of Mansfield, Stanley, of Mansfield RD 2, and Claude, of Halifax; two sisters, Mrs. Maurice Chamberlain, of Towanda, and Mrs. Walter Mitchell, of Covington, and six grandchildren. The funeral was held at the Kuhl Funeral Home Saturday at one p.m., Rev. Richard Brenneman officiating, Burial was in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield.

WILCOX, Bert J. [SRGP 86386] - Bert J. Wilcox, aged 72 years, of Mansfield, died last Saturday. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Jessie Althouse Wilcox; two sons, Alfred and Grant of Elmira; two daughters, Mrs. William Mold [?] and Mrs. Helen Searles of Elmira; a brother, Carl Wilcox of Mansfield; six grandchildren; three great grandchildren; also three nieces. - Wellsboro Gazette, May 4, 1944

WILCOX - Dorotha Bartlett, [SRGP 24739] age 65, of Mainesburg, formerly of Tioga, died Monday, January 3, 1972. Mrs. Bartlett was a member of the United Methodist Church of Tioga; the Lady Lawrence Rebekah Lodge No. 349 and a member of the Tioga Grange No. 1223. Survived by daughter, Mrs. Marian Hagar of Mansfield, Mrs. Clifford [Betty] Jones, Mrs. Ernestine Boom, both of Tioga, Mrs. Norene Burrows of Wellsboro, Miss Jean Bartlett at home; sons, Carl Bartlett of Osceola, David Bartlett of Mainesburg; sister, Mrs. Valeda Shoener, Mrs. Geraldine Goforth, both of Elmira; 20 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Wednesday at the Shaw and Robena Funeral Home, Mansfield. Rev. Kermit Clickner officiated. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield. - Wellsboro Gazette, January 6, 1972  MHS 1924

WILCOX Jack M. [SRGP 39443]
86, of Mansfield, PA, died June 20, 2008 at Broad Acres Nursing Home, Wellsboro, PA. He was born May 29, 1922 in Bradford, PA, the son of George and Ada Fish Wilcox. Jack was a retired Mansfield University Music Professor and a WWII Army Veteran. He sang at Radio City Music Hall for 5 years, as well as in Paris. Jack was a member of the Mainesburg United Methodist Church, Phi Mu Alpha, a past member of the Kiwanis, and the founder of the Mansfieldians. Jack is survived by his wife of 60 years, the former Mary Jo Stuart; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Jack E. Wilcox of Clarence, NY, Brian and Christina Wilcox, Mechanicsburg, PA; four sisters, Margaret Niles of Houston, TX, Hazel Ewing of Jamestown, NY, Annabelle Sue of Allegany, NY, Dorothy Baker of Council Bluffs, IA; and eight grandchildren. Private funeral services will be held for Jack. Burial in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield, PA. A service of Gary Wilston Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 130 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA.   Published in the Star-Gazette on 6/21/2008.

WILCOX – Linnie Wilcox Geer, (SRGP 80257) wife of Joe H. Geer, formerly of the Troy Gazette, now of the Mansfield Advertiser, died Wednesday night, September 3, in the Blossburg hospital. Her death following an illness of several weeks was caused by internal cancer. Mrs.GEER was born in Bradford county, Pa., and many years of her life were passed in Mansfield, where she was esteemed highly. She was a faithful member of St. James’ Episcopal church and of Elizabeth Rebekah Lodge, I.O.O.F. Besides her husband Mrs. Geer is survived by one brother, Rev. E. S. WILCOX of Paisley, Oregon, and two cousins, Mrs. William NUSS of Waverly, N.Y. and Mrs. Ralph BURDICK, of Smethport, Pa. The funeral was on Saturday. TGR 1913

WILCOX, Maria [SRGP 85673] - Mrs. Maria Calkins, aged 73 years, widow of the late Henry D. Calkins died at her home in Mansfield on March 9 [1911], of pneumonia, after an illness of three weeks. She was a daughter of the late Joseph Wilcox and spent most of her life in Tioga county, having resided in Charleston, Tioga, Blossburg, Wellsboro and Mansfield. She also resided in Elmira a number of years, when her husband was a conductor on the New York Central railroad. Two sister survive her, Mrs. Sarah Mott and Miss Wilcox, both of Mansfield. - Wellsboro Agitator, March 22, 1911

1896 21 OCT   D Wilhelm, John Wann (SRGP 86805) John Wann Wilhelm d. Mansfield Oct 14th, stroke, b. Centre Co., Pa. Aug 7th 1830, so 66, m. Oct 26th 1852 Miss Cordelia F. Knight of Sullivan twp., 6 children, she d. Elmira, Ny. Jan 13th 1887 (4 children also gone) m. 2nd Oct 20th 1889 Miss Sophia Manners of Elmira, 2 children left; Mrs.  Earl White, Galeton; and W. F. of Williamsport.
  

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MRS. ELIZABETH WILKINS BOLT (SRGP 09930)


 Mrs. Elizabeth Wilkins Bolt died suddenly, May 30, of heart disease.  She is survived by eight children; Mrs. Amanda Austin, of Sylvania; Mrs. Noel Cleveland, of Arcade; Geo. Bolt, of Sullivan; Edward Bolt, of Troy; Mrs. Jesslie Collum and Ernest Bolt, of Corning, and Ora and Evelyn, at home; also four step-children, John Bolt, of Tacoma, Wash.; Mrs. Maurice Jones, of Elmira; William Bolt, of Sullivan, and Mrs. George Gardner, of Mansfield.  She was born in Sullivan in 1869, where she resided until about six years ago, when the family moved to Mansfield.  She was a member of the Mansfield Baptist church. (The Agitator: Wellsboro, PA, Wednesday, June 23, 1920)

WILLARD - Charles E. Willard died suddenly at his home near Lambs Creek last Wednesday morning, aged 70 years. He is survived by his widow [Harriet  E. Warters]. The funeral was held Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock, Rev. C. D. Purdy officiating; burial in Prospect cemetery, Mansfield. - Wellsboro Agitator, 15 March 1922
  

WILLIAMS, LYNN (SRGP 05076)


 Lynn A. Williams, R. D. 3, Mansfield, Pa., a retired auctioneer serving Tioga and surrounding counties since 1923 until his retirement in 1954 because of illness, was a life resident of Sullivan Township, being born to Orson and Delphine Richmond Williams on January 4, 1889 and passing away at his farm home January 14, 1965.  From childhood he was a member of the Elk Run Methodist Church and joined Sullivan Grange No. 84 as a youth.  He was a member of Tioga County Pamona State Grange, The National Grange and Tioga County 7th Degree Club, serving Tioga County as Deputy State Master from 1942 until 1956.  He was married in August 1915 to Jennie L. Connelly of Covington who diedin 1930 leaving two daughters, Nellie and Ermel.  On January 23, 1935 he married Doris L. Connelly of Covington, who survives with his daughters, Mrs. Louis N. Tears, R.D. 2, Mansfield, Pa., and Mrs. Philip R. Spencer, 110 Prospect St., Troy, Pa.; six grandchildren, one great granddaughter and one nephew, Gordon H. Smith, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  Funeral was conducted by Rev. Richard Jones of the Elk Run Methodist Church at the Shaw and Robena Funeral Home on January 17, 1965 with interment in Prospect Cemetery.

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WILLIAMS –MRS MYRA LEE JUDGE, 68 died Tuesday, June 4, 1935 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Herbert G. Peterson following an extended illness.  The daughter of Oscar and Ella Lee Williams, she was born in Scott, Wayne County, Pa. and attended Nicholson, Pa. schools and Mansfield Normal.  On Aug. 17, 1892 she married Tom W. Judge, a Mansfield merchant who died several years ago.  She was a communicant of St. James Episcopal Church, a member of the PED Sisterhood, Wellsboro Chapter DAR and the American Legion Auxiliary.  Surviving are her daughter, Mrs. Peterson and a son, Wade W. Judge of Mansfield; a brother, Fred Williams and a sister, Mrs. G. W. Hemminger, both of Nicholson.  The funeral will be conducted at the Peterson home on Prospect Street Thursday at 2 p.m. by the Rev. H. H. Gillies, rector of St. James.  Burial will be in Prospect Cemetery.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 6/5/1935

WILLIAMSON -  - Dr. James E. Williamson, aged 72 years, of Mansfield, died unexpectedly in his office at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, August 6 [1942]. He had practiced dentistry in Mansfield for over 30 years. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. E. Louise Adams Williamson; three daughter, Mrs. H. H. Burrell of Mexico City, Mex.; Mrs. Francis Carter Wood, Jr. and Miss Margaret Williamson of New York City; two brothers, Dr. C. W. Williamson of Williamsport, and Richard Williamson of California; five sisters, Mrs. E. E. Horn and Mrs. S. J. Webster of Williamsport; Mrs. Isaac Wolfe of Bloomsburg; Mrs. Clark Metzger of Chester, Mrs. Archie R. Gilmore of Fayetteville. He was graduated from University of Pennsylvania and practiced in Scranton and Austin before going to Mansfield. Dr. Williamson was a member of Mansfield Sportsmen Club and a part owner of Williamson Hunting Preserve; member of Tioga county Dental Association and Mansfield Lodge 526, IOOF. - Wellsboro Agitator, 12 August 1942

Dr. James Edward Williamson
to 71, died unexpectedly at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 6,1942 at his home on Main St., Mansfield. He was graduated, University of Pennsylvania Dental College and practiced in Scranton and Austin, Pennsylvania, before going to Mansfield in 1898. Dr. Williamson was a member of Mansfield's work sons called and a part owner of Williamson Hunting Preserve; member of Tioga County Dental Association and Mansfield Lodge 526, I O O F., survivors: wife, Mrs. E. Louise Williamson; daughters Mrs. H. H. Burrell of Mexico City, Margaret Adams of New York City and Mrs. Francis Carter Wood Jr. of Cheelcrost, NY; sisters Mrs. E.E. Horn and Mrs. S. J. Webster R. Williamsport, Mrs. Isaac Wolf of Bloomsburg, PA, Mrs. Archie R. Gilmore of Fayetteville, Pennsylvania: brothers, Dr. C. W. Williamson of Williamsport and Packard of California. The body is at the Show Funeral Home, Mansfield. Arrangements incomplete.

WILLIS – THOMAS CHALK WILLIS, 77, (SRGP 38962)  of Covington, died Tuesday, Jan. 10, 1961. He was a member of the Covington Baptist Church. Survived by wife, Mrs. Ethel M. Willis; son, Paul R. Willis and a daughter, Mrs. Francis Luffred, both of Covington; step-sister, Mrs. Wanda Stewart of Buffalo, NY; 2 grandchildren, Mrs. Jane Golden of Covington and Thomas Luffred of Wayland, NY. Body is at the Shaw & Robena Funeral Home, Mansfield, where friends may call Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 7-9 pm. Funeral services will be in the First Baptist Church of Covington Friday at 2 pm. The Rev. Donald J. Guarnere will officiate. Burial in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield. [Note form Joyce - Obit says Prospect, but actually buried in Oakwood]
 

WILSON, Amos [SRGP 05054]  d. Mansfield last Sat., stroke. B. 63 yrs. Ago in Sullivan Twp., m. Elizabeth Doty of Jackson Twp., 6 ch., 3 surv.: Mrs. Emma Wright of Elmira, Nettie at home, Lewis N. of Tioga. Bur. Hope Cem., Mansfield [Mansfield Advertiser 1903 16-Sep]
 

Mansfield Advertiser 10th Nov 1880: Died Amy Bell WILSON, Mansfield, Nov. 8th, age 3, dau of George. [SRGP 52635]

 

WILSON, Eliza Wilson Smith Benson [SRGP 03835]
Mrs. Eliza Smith Benson, age 91 of Mansfield, died Sunday, Nov. 8, 1970 at Soldier and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. Funeral services were held Wednesday at the Shaw and Robena Funeral Home, Mansfield. The Rev. Orey Crippen officiated. Burial in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield. Survived by son, Wilson W. Smith, Mansfield, with whom she made her home; daughter, Mrs. Irene L, Stickler, Mansfield; grandchildren, Mrs. Marian Wells, Mrs., Donna Cole, Raymond Stickler, all of Mansfield, Byron Stickler, Tioga, Mrs. Mary Stickler, wife of grandson, William W. Stickler, Mansfield; 20 great grandchildren, five great-great grandchildren; nieces, Lucille Hamilton, Millerton. Lucy Briggs, Wellsboro, Lucille Hamilton, Millerton, Helen Garrison, Lula Grace, both Troy; nephew, Charles Seelye, Canton. Mrs. Benson was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Mansfield.

 

WILSON Hattie [SGRP 82652]

1896 16 SEP D Wilson, Hattie Hattie Wilson d. Mansfield Sep 11th, dau. of Amos, buried Hope Cem. Mansfield.  (Note:  Prospect index has death in 1894)   Mansfield Advertiser

 

WILSON Lizzie [SRGP 82650]

1898 6 Jul D Wilson, Miss Lizzie d. Mansfield last Sat., Jul 2nd, age 22, dau. of Amos.  Mansfield Advertiser

 

WILSON, Louisa (SRGP 03803) - Mansfield, Pa., May 29. - (Special.) -
Mrs. John N. Van Ness died on Sunday night at t6he family home on the Mansfield road.  She was in her 79th year and was esteemed highly.  For many years she had been a faithful member of the Mansfield Methodist Episcopal Church. Her husband, one son, William Van Ness, and a daughter, Mrs. Manley V. Benson, survive her.  The funeral was held at noon on Wednesday in the church, the Rev. R. Dewitt Stanley officiating.  Burial was in Prospect cemetery.

WILSON, Mary [SRGP 08055] - Mrs. Mary E. Ashley, 82, of Mansfield, Pa., died April 5, 1958 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Mortimer Briggs of Middlebury Center, after a very short illness. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Briggs; three grandchildren, Harold A., Tioga Pa., Mrs. Gordon Boyce of Wellsboro, Mr. Ben Briggs of Middlebury Center; and two great grandsons; a brother, A. B. Wilson, Troy Pa.; sister, Mrs. Liza Benson, Mansfield; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was a member of the First Methodist Church and its affiliate. Funeral was held at the Shaw & Robena Funeral Home, Mansfield. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery. - Wellsboro Agitator, 24 April 1958

WILSON, Matilda [SRGP 38341] - Matilda Jerald  - Matters at Mansfield - An old lady by the name of Jerald who lived with her son William about one mile east of this borough died last week Wednesday and was buried in this place Friday afternoon. - Wellsboro Agitator, February 24, 1885

Philip Wilson, (SRGP 21716) seven-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wilson, of Mansfield, died Wednesday afternoon at 5:30 o'clock at the Blossburg hospital, of pneumonia.  Besides his parents, he is survived by two sisters, Janet and Mary Jane, and a brother, Robert, Jr., and his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Briggs.  -- The Wellsboro Agitator, February 1, 1933, p. 1.

WINTERS, Alice A. [SRGP 69225] - Mrs. Alice A. Moore, 92, of RD1 Mansfield, died Tuesday, April 5, 1988, at Broad Acres Nursing Home in Wellsboro. Born February 11, 1896 in Charleston Township she was the daughter of Edwin and Alice Dartt Winters. She was a member of the Canoe Camp Church of Christ Disciples. Her husband Willis died in 1979. Surviving are four sons, Donald of Mansfield, Wayne of Wellsboro, Raymond of West End, NC and Cecil of Cincinnati, Ohio; a daughter, Mrs. Anita Speary of Mansfield; 12 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Friends are invited to call at the Wilston Funeral Home, 18 N. Main Street, Mansfield, Thursday, April 7 from 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be held there Friday, April 8 at 2 p.m. The Rev. Thomas Thomas will officiate. Burial will be made in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield. - Wellsboro Gazette, April 6, 1988, p.12

WOITWICH, Dorothy Emma [SRGP 89878] – Dorothy Emma Fuller, aged 42 years, wife of Samuel Fuller, of Canoe Camp, died November 4, after an illness of several months of anemia. She spent her entire life in that community and was before her marriage Miss Emma Woitwich. She is survived by her husband, one sister, Mrs. Gertrude Kettyle, of Corning; an aunt, Mrs. Adam Smith, of Mansfield; an uncle, Bert Beach, of Elmira. The funeral was held at the home of George Fuller, Rev. C.D. Purdy, of the M.E. church of Mansfield, of which she was a member, officiating; burial in Prospect cemetery, Mansfield. – Wellsboro Agitator, November 17, 1920, p.3

 

WOLFROM, Hosea [SRGP 87182] d. Cincinnati, Ohio (no date) Bur. Hope Cem., Mansfield Mon., age 24. Typhoid. He m. 18 Mar. 1899 Miss Hattie Day of Corning, left 2 ch. & parents, Jerome W., & sis. Arleigh of Corning & bro. Lewis of Cincinnati [Mansfield Advertiser 1902 3-Dec]

Description: Description: Description: Description: C:\TC\~srgp\new\fam.gifWOLFROM, Hosea J. (SRGP 87191) - Hosea J. Wolfrom, 50, of Mansfield, died Monday morning, July 6 [1953]. He was a member of St. James Episcopal Church, Friendship Lodge No.247, F&AM, and the Williamsport Consistory. He was formerly manager of the Mansfield Food Locker. Surviving are his wife, Frances; a daughter, Mrs. Robert Hammond, of Corning; one grandson, and his mother, Mrs. Harriet Wolfrom, of Mansfield. Funeral services in St. James Episcopal Church will be held at 2 p.m. today. The Rev. Harry T. Frownfelter will officiate. Burial in Prospect cemetery, with Masonic committal services. - Wellsboro Gazette, July 9, 1953, p.4

WOLFROM, Jessie Edna (SRGP 87189) - Lambscreek, May 6 - Miss Jessie Edna Wolfrom, aged 17 years, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Arnold A. Armstrong, of Mansfield, formerly of Lambscreek, died on Thursday morning at the Cottage State Hospital in Blossburg, to which institution she was taken about two weeks ago. The remains were brought here Thursday morning and the funeral was held Saturday at 2 o'clock at the home of her aunt, Mrs. Thomas Harper, Rev. J.W. Torkington, of Wellsboro, officiating; burial in Mansfield. Besides her parents she is survived by one brother, Hosea J. Wolfrom. The floral tributes were beautiful, of great profusion and among the finest ever seen here. Among them was one of exquisite beauty, an offering from the Mansfield High School, of which she was a member. Miss Wolfrom was a beautiful and accomplished young lady and was a very talented musician. She was very popular with her young associated and her early death will be mourned by a host of friends. Excellent music was rendered by Miss Ruthadell Williamson, of Mansfield, and Miss Marguerite Warters, of this place. - Wellsboro Agitator, May 8, 1918, p.1 [Daughter of Hattie Day and Hosea G. Wolfrom. Armstrong was a step-father)
 
 

WOOD - MISS ANNA BELL WOOD, 70, (SRGP 00594) of Mansfield RD 3, died Sunday morning, March 20, 1966, in the Blossburg State Hospital, where she had been admitted Friday as a medical patient. She was born in Sullivan Twp., April 17, 1895, daughter of Mark and Jane E. Scaife Wood. Surviving are two brothers, Thomas Wood, Mansfield RD 3, with whom she made her home, and Orrin Wood, of Horseheads, NY. The funeral was at 2 pm Wednesday at Shaw & Robena’s in Mansfield. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery. The Rev. Orey Crippen and the Rev. Robert Young officiated.

WOOD - Daniel (Danny) Wood, 59, [SRGP 57471]  of Mansfield, who worked at the Horseheads Dairymen’s League plant, was killed at 11:15 a.m. Saturday in an automobile collision on snow-covered Rt. 15 three miles south of Mansfield. Three other persons, including Mr. Wood’s wife, were injured and taken to Blossburg State Hospital. The accident occurred on a slight curve in front of West’s Motel Restaurant. Pfc. Jack Williams of the Mansfield State Police said Wood’s car was struck head-on by a car driven by Roger O. Dart, 20, of Alexander, NY. Dart had just been discharged Friday from the Army at Fort Bragg, NC, and was on his way home. Dart, suffered from shock, lacerations, and other injuries. Frank J. Passnite, 21, of Lockport, NY, a passenger in the Dart car suffered scalp lacerations and other injuries. Mr. Wood was driving south when the cars collided. Dart said his car skidded as he rounded a slight curve and the vehicle went into Wood’s traffic lane. - Wellsboro Agitator, 29 March 1956

WOOD E. J. - Death Claims Mansfield Police Chief (photo)
Mansfield- E. J. Wood died at his home here today, August 21, 1945, after a long and successful career as police chief. On November 7, 1941, he and Mrs. Wood celebrated the 50th anniversary of their marriage. They were wed at Sylvania where he was employed on the Fred Bradford farm. They later moved to a farm near here and after a period there he was employed on the Fred Bradford Farm. They later moved to a farm near here and after a period there he was employed in tanneries at Troy, Roaring Branch and Elkland, Pa., and at Marathon, N.Y. He was named police chief of the borough on February 1, 1926 and served with exceptional fidelity. He promptly curbed lawlessness in the area and developed marked ability in locating persons wanted by the authorities. While on patrol duty one night he heard a door creak in the direction of the Erie Station and quickly discovered burglars in the adjoining GLF feed store, arresting them single handed. Chief wood took exceptional interest in wayward boys and girls and was opposed to jailing first offenders. When a youngster was found here who had run away from home the chief took him to his own home instead of jail and Mrs. Wood, widely known as “Mother Wood” provided food and entertainment and also a heart to talk the supplemented the work of her husband. The Chief was interested in all community projects, gave freely of his spare time to aid neighbors and friends, and will be missed generally.
  

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WOOD - Dr. Fred Green Wood, [SRGP 06437]  aged about 50 years, died at his home in Mansfield on April 6 [1917], of pneumonia. The funeral was held at his home April 9 at 2 o’clock, Rev. J. VanKirk Wells, pastor of the Mansfield Presbyterian church, officiating; burial in Prospect cemetery, the services at the grave being in charge of Mansfield IOOF lodge, of which deceased was a member. Dr. Wood was born in Tioga county, and after attending the district schools went to Mansfield and entered the State Normal School, where he pursued his studies, and later entered Jefferson Medical College at Philadelphia.

 He was graduated from this institution in 1895. In 1897 he married Belle [Isabelle] Saxton, of Granville, Bradford county. To them were born three children, Helen, Harold and Hallock. Surviving are his wife and three children, his parents, Mr. & Mrs. G. N. Wood of Mansfield, and one sister, Mrs. D. H. McClure of Columbia Crossroads. - Wellsboro Agitator, 18 April 1917


  

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WOOD - Hallock Wood, 90, [SRGP 10692] a native of Mansfield, died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 1994. Graveside services were held at Dr. Fred Wood’s family burial plot on Saturday, Oct. 15, in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield. - Wellsboro Gazette, 19 October 1994 [Note - s/o Dr. Fred G. Wood & Belle (Isabelle) Saxton]

 

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MISS HELEN CATLIN WOOD, 89 formerly of Mansfield, PA died May 12, 1988 at the Sycamore Manor, Williamsport, PA.  Miss Wood was born March 22, 1899 in Mansfield, PA the daughter of Dr. Fred Green Wood and Isabelle Saxton Wood.  She was a graduate of Mansfield Normal and Elmira College and taught school in Galeton, PA, Bayshore, Long Island and South Orange, NJ.

  She was a member of the Presbyterian Church in Mansfield, PA.  She is survived by brothers, Harold S. Wood, College Park, MD and Hallock A. Wood, Zephyrhills, FL; cousins, Fred McClure, Columbia Cross Roads, PA and Ruth Leonard, Granville Center, PA; six nieces and nephews.  A graveside service was held at the Prospect Cemetery in Mansfield on May 17th with the Rev. Thomas of the Presbyterian Church officiating. Relatives who gathered at the home of Ruth Leonard for dinner after the service were: Mr. and Mrs. Hallock Wood, Zephyrhills, FL, Mr. Harold Wood and his daughter, Mrs. Betty Webster, College Park, MD, Mr. and Mrs. William Propts, Beltsville, MD, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Wood and daughter, Wendy, Islip Terrace, NY, David Wood, West Hartford, CT, Richard Webster, Silver Spring, MD, Peggy Webster Emanuel and Judy Webster, Beltsville, MD.  Also Mr. and Mrs. Alfred McClure, Troy, PA, Dr. and Mrs. James McClure, Lanesboro, PA, Barbara McClure, Canton, Elorena Sims, Troy, Dorothy Martin, Granville, Mr. and Mrs. John Stump, Windfall and Mrs. Martha Jean Wood, Canton. MHS 1916

WOOD - Helen Wood - On May 15 [1988] Esther Jerald of Mansfield phoned Carol Balch to tell her of the death of her dear friend, Helen Wood, age 90, at a nursing home in Montoursville. Helen’s father was the Crossley family doctor and he helped bring Carol into the world on Helen’s 8th birthday. Helen is survived by two brothers, Harold of Washington, DC and Hallock of Florida, and a very dear cousin, Ruth Leonard of Granville Summit. - Wellsboro Gazette, May 25, 1988

WOOD - Mark Wood, [SRGP 00592] aged 72 years, died Nov. 5, at his home in Sullivan township, after a long illness. Born in Richmond township, Aug. 26, 1868, son of Jane and William Henry Wood, he spent almost all his life in Sullivan. On Oct. 8, 1889, he married Jane Elizabeth Scaife. He leaved three children, Orin of Roseville, and Thomas and Anna, at home, and five grandchildren. The funeral was held Friday; burial in Prospect cemetery at Mansfield. - Wellsboro Agitator, November 13, 1940

WOOD –MRS. NANNIE McCLURE VINCENT [SRGP 06440] age 93 of Columbia Cross Roads RD 3 Saturday, April 30, 1966 at her home.  Body at Vickery Funeral Home, Troy where friends may call Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral service and committal there Monday at 2 p.m., the Rev. Orey Crippen.  Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield.  Survived by sons, Wylie McClure of Troy, Wayne and Fred McClure of Columbia Cross Roads RD 3; nine grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren.  She was the widow of the late Dr. I. R. Vincent, a member of Mansfield Presbyterian Church, a charter member of Coryland Presbyterian Church Ladies Aid.  –Elmira Sunday Telegram 5/1/1966

Orrin S. WOOD, Sr., (SRGP 1456)  age 89 of 208 Clair Blvd., Horseheads, NY, Monday, September 21, 1981 at the Arnot Ogden Hospital. Friends may call at the VanBuskirk-Lynch Funeral Home, Mill St. & Gr. Central Ave., Horseheads, Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral and committal services there Wednesday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Daniel E. McCarthy officiating. Interment Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield, Pa. Survived by wife of 65 years, Margaret S. Wood, sons, Roy Wood of Tioga, Pa., Gordon Wood of Dansville, NY and Orris S. Wood Jr. of Horseheads; daughters, Mrs. Celia Sherman of Roseville, Pa., Mrs. Zondra Bush of Horseheads, NY; brother Thomas Wood of Sayre, Pa.; several grandchildren; great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Mr. Wood was a farmer for many years before retiring from Dairylea in Horseheads. Mr. and Mrs. Wood celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary April 10, 1981.

WOODARD Daniel Albert
died Sunday morning, May 22, 1949, at his residence. A son of Philo and Melvina Bunn Woodard, he was born in Covington Township June 12, 1885. He had been employed at Johnson's Service Station at Canoe Camp for the past 23 years. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Frances Woodard, daughters, Mrs. Howard Hager, Mansfield, Mrs. Burdett Erway, Coudersport, Pa.; daughter-in-law, Mrs. Jayne Woodard, of Springville, Pa.; brother, Ray Woodard; sisters, Mrs. I.W. Harvey, Mrs. James Rennie, and five grandchildren. Funeral services were held Wednesday at 1:00 pm from the Canoe Camp Church of Christ, the Rev. William Nottingham officiating. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery.

WOODARD - HAGER, Mrs. Merle W. (SRGP 27721)
Age 63, of Mansfield, RD 3, Pa., Monday, March 5, 1973 at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. Friends are invited to call at the family home, Wednesday afternoon and evening. Funeral Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Church of Christ Disciple, Canoe Camp, Pa., the Rev. Kermit Clickner officiating. Burial Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield, Pa. Survived by husband, Howard; sons, Gary of Linden, Pa., RD 1, Larry of Avenet, N.J., two grandson, Gary and Larry Marks; so sister, Mrs. Burdett Erway of Coudersport, Pa., two aunts, Mrs. James Rennie of Mansfield, RD 3, Mrs. Ralph Torrey of Silver Springs, Md. She graduated from Mansfield State Teachers College in 1933, taught music in Blossburg Schools for a time and worked as a saleslady for T. W. Judge in Mansfield for many years. She was a member of the Church of Christ Disciples, Canoe Camp. Arrangements by the Kuhl Funeral Home, Mansfield.

HAGER, Mrs. Merle W.
Age 63, of Mansfield, RD 3, PA, Monday, March 5, 1973 at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. Friends are invited to call at the family home, Wednesday afternoon and evening. Funeral Thursday at 1 pm at the Church of Christ Disciple, Canoe Camp, PA, the Rev. Kermit Clickner officiating. Burial Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield, PA.

WRIGHT - Lisle W. Wright - [SRGP 39198] Rev. Richard V. Landis, Vicar of St. James Church officiated at committal services in Prospect Cemeteryof two people on Saturday, Sept. 28 [1963]. Lisle W. Wright, late husband of Kathryn Wright, died in Bayside, Long Island, Sept. 16, 1963, was cremated Sept. 19, and was brought here for burial Sept. 28 [1963]  Marion King Meter [Miter], of New York City, died Oct. 2, 1950, was cremated Oct. 3, 1950, and was brought here for burial Sept 28, 1963. Kathryn King Wright accompanied the remains of her husband and sister. She and her sister were granddaughters of Mart King, who took such a prominent part in the building of Mansfield 100 years ago. Their mother will be remembered as Edna King. - Mansfield Advertiser, October 1963

YOUMANS –BERTHA ADELL CLEVELAND ROLFE, 91, (SRGP 79121) diedMarch 9, 2004 at Bradford County Manor.  Born October 6, 1912, in Richmond Township, Tioga County, she was the daughter of Fred P. and Lottie H. Ferry Youmans.  She retired as a cook in Warsaw, NY.  Mrs. Rolfe was predeceased by her husband Warren Cleveland in 1968 and her second husband, Harold Rolfe in 1989.  Surviving are two sons, Richard, Buffalo, NY; James, Lancaster, NY; daughter, Lois Livingston, Median, NY; brother, Elwyn Youmans, Wellsboro; nine grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren.  Services were held March 13th at the Gary Wilston Funeral Home, Mansfield, PA with the Rev. Dr. John Whitfield officiating.  Burial was made in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield.

YOUMANS - Mrs. C. Cally Youmans Goodall, [SRGP 82647] aged 75 years, widow of Herbert Goodall, died Oct. 3 [1949], at her home in Canoe Camp. Surviving are three sons, Roscoe, of Liberty; Wade and Howard, of Mansfield; a daughter, Mrs. Gertrude Trowbridge, of Westfield; three brothers, Mark Youmans, of Mansfield; Frank and Roy Youmans, of Wellsboro; one sister, Mrs. Verne Wells, of Elmira; eight grandchildren and one great grandchild. The funeral was held Thursday, burial in Prospect cemetery at Mansfield. Rev. William Nottingham officiating. - Wellsboro Agitator, 12 October 1949

Youmans, Lottie . (SRGP 35841)- Mrs. Lottie Youmans Husted, widow of William H. Husted, died at her home, 51 E. Wellsboro St., Sunday, April 6, 1952, following a long illness. She was 85 years of age and had lived in Mansfield and vicinity all of her life. Mrs. Husted was a member of the Methodist Church for many years teacher of a  large Bible Class for Women, and a member of the W.C.T.U.  She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Stella Neal of Mansfield; Mrs. Ruth Hart of Dumont, N.J.; Mrs. Elizabeth Hunter, of Bath, N.Y. and one son, Bryan W. Husted, of Utica, N.Y. Also surviving her are two brothers, Arthur Youmans, of Reynoldsville, Pa., and Myron Youmans, of Denver, Colorado; a sister, Mrs. Ella wood, of Westfield, Pa.; twenty-nine grandchildren; twenty-three great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. The funeral will be held this afternoon at 2:00 p.m. from the Mansfield Methodist Church, the Rev. Stanley Robinson officiating. Interment will be in Prospect Cemetery. Bearers will be her grandsons,  Pall bearers; Homer Neal, Byron Neal, Joseph Husted, Gordon Husted, Philip Husted and John hart. Honorary pall bearers, Darwin Neal, Myron Husted, Eddie Husted, Dick Husted, Robert Hart, William Husted, Byron Hunter and Donald Hunter.

ZACHARIAS - Janet Z. Jerald, age 91, of 28 Sherwood Street, Mansfield died Friday, December 26, 1975 at home following an extended illness. born March 7, 1894 in Chambersburg, she was the daughter of William and Mary Jane Boyd Zacharias. Mrs. Jerald was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church of Mansfield and a member of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Kenneth [Mary] Boyd Meinert of Atlantic Highlands, NJ, Miss Esther Adelaide Jerald of Morrestown, NJ and Mrs. Samuel [Barbara] Greenawalt of Glens Falls, NY; four brothers, Robert M. Zacharias of Sea Island, GA, John Zacharias of Auburn, Nebraska, Boyd Zacharias of Philadelphia and Scott Zacharias of Harrisburg; two granddaughters and one great-grandson. There was no visitation. A private prayer service was held at the Kuhl Funeral Home. - Wellsboro Gazette, January 1, 1976

FOSTER G. ZENGER (SRGP 79916)
 Foster G. Zenger, 87, of Mainesburg, PA died Friday, April 5, 1991 at home. He was born September 19, 1903 in Austinville, PA, the son of Simon and Theresa Dibble Zenger. Mr. Zenger was a 65-year Grange Member, had been a dairy farmer for 35 years and an automobile mechanic in Mainesburg, retiring in 1968. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Louise Rogers Zenger; a son and daughter-in-law, Carl and Phyllis Zenger of Lockport, NY; daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Jay Peffer of Mansfield; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; three sisters and four brothers. Services were held April 8 at the Scureman Funeral Home in Mansfield with the Rev. Ernest F. Brodie Jr. officiating and burial to be in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield. Memorial donations may be made to Bakerburg Community Church, Box 235, RD 1, Mainesburg, PA 16932. (TGR, Thursday, April 11, 1991)

ZENGER, Simon F. [SRGP 79950]
Simon F. Zenger, 86 of Covington, Pa., died Sunday, Aug. 29, 1965. Private funeral was held at Shaw and Robena Funeral Home in Mansfield, Wednesday, Elder Herbert Cole, officiating. Burial in Prospect Cemetery. Survived by wife, Theresa Cole; sons, Walter and Glen of Tunkhannock, Pa., Foster of Mainesburg, Pa., Leroy of Iowa, Marcellus of Hobart, NJ; daughters, Mrs.Ina Breen of Tyon, NC; Mrs. Mildred Cross of Takoma Park, Md., Mrs. Edna Cleveland of Watkins Glen, NY; brother, John of Conifer, NY; sister, Mrs. Maggie Huggler of Flint, Mich. 16 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren. He was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church of Mansfield.


 

 

 

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?? Amy (SRGP 86442) Mrs. Amy Kniffin
At Mansfield, July 15, 1877, Mrs. Amy Kniffin, aged 77 years.  (Tuesday, July 24, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

?? - Mrs. Anna Bixby [SRGP 75880], aged 59, died of pneumonia last Wednesday morning at her home in Mansfield. One son, Mr. Harry Bixby, of Clarasholm, Canada, survives her. Funeral services were held on Friday at 1:30 p.m. - Wellsboro Agitator, November 29, 1905 [Burial p. A3]

Wood, Anna MRS. ANNA MYERS [SRGP 86445}
 Mrs. Anna Myers died at the home of her son, George Myers, in Mansfield last Wednesday morning.  Funeral services were held Friday afternoon.  Rev. F.P. Simmons officiating; interment in Prospect cemetery at Mansfield. (The Agitator: Wellsboro, PA, Wednesday, May 20, 1925)

Carl, Anna M. [SRGP 85933] - Mrs. Anna M. Day died at her home at Lambscreek January 3 [1920], following a two-weeks' illness. She was born in Farmington, March 3, 1846, making her 73 years and 10 months old. She is survived by three daughters, Miss Bessie Carter, Mrs. Arnold Armstrong and Mrs. Thomas Harper; also, one grandson, Hosea Wolfrom, all of Lambscreek. She was a member of the Daughters of 1812, Corning Chapter of DAR, and WCTU of Mansfield; also active in WCTU of Lambscreek. Rev. J.W. Torkington, of Wellsboro, officiated at the funeral; burial in Mansfield. - Wellsboro Agitator, January 14, 1920, p.2 [First marriage to George Carter, second to Charles Day - own name not known yet]

? MRS. W.H. KINNEY (First name is Belle, surname unknown)
Mrs. W.H. Kinney, a former resident of Mansfield, died at her home in Binghamton Nov. 11. The remains were taken to Mansfield for interment in Prospect cemetery. She is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Marion Adams, of Mansfield and Mrs. M.H. Scott, of St. Mary's, PA. (The Agitator: Wellsboro, PA, Wednesday, November 21, 1928)

? - Mrs. Carol G. Robbins, 49, of Tacoma Park, Md., formerly of Mansfield, died Sunday, August 4th, 1963. Survived by one son, Earl H. Robbins of Tacoma Park, Md.; sisters, Mrs. Howard Glenright and Mrs. Mary E. Robbins, both of Tacoma Park; and one grandson. Funeral was held on Wednesday at Shaw and Robena Funeral Home. The Rev. Clifford Robbins officiating. Interment in Prospect Cemetery at Mansfield. - Wellsboro Gazette, 8 August 1963

? Mrs. Christine Knowlton, 69, of Mansfield, Friday, May 19, 1961. She was the widow of Dean Knowlton and a member of the Church of Christ Disciples of Canoe Camp. Survived by son, William of Hamilton, N.Y.; daughter, Mrs. Robert Young of Winter Haven, Fla; sisters, Mrs. V. A. Axtman of Liverpool, Mrs. J. L. McKenna of Nutley, N.J.; brothers Jacob and William of Liverpool; five grandchildren, one great-grandchild. Body at Shaw & Robena Funeral Home, Mansfield. Funeral there today at 2 p.m., the Rev. Norman West, Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield.

?  Goodall, Constance [SRGP 82470]
Constance Goodall, 79, of Mansfield died Sunday. Oct. 4, 1998, at Johnston Nursing Home, Johnson City, NY. She was a member of the St. James Episcopal Church, Mansfield. Preceding her in death were her husband, Howard L. Goodall, in 1984; and seven siblings. Surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Teri Goodall-and Paul Komar of Binghamton, NY; one sister, Stella Mesuch of Montour Falls, NY; several nieces and nephews. Calling hours were held Tuesday, Oct.6, and Wednesday, Oct. 7, at the Scureman Funeral Home, Mansfield. Funeral services were held there Wednesday, Oct. 7, with the Rev. Rudolph J. Van der Hiel officiating. Burial was made at Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield.

? - Mrs. Dolly Ide [SRGP 75788] Own surname not known]
In Mansfield, January 18, 1880, of cancer, Mrs. Dolly Ide, in the 66th year of her age.  (Tuesday, January 27, 1880, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.) [Prospect Cemetery]

? Mrs. Elizabeth Doane  [SRGP 86082]
Mrs. E. Doane, of Covington, died last Saturday, October 25, 1884, wife of Mr. Julius Doane, aged 52 years,  of inflammation of the bowels.  She had been a resident of the Tioga valley for many years.  (Tuesday, October 28 and November 4, 1884, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

? - Mrs. Elizabeth Curtis, aged 56 years, of Mansfield, formerly of Wales, died Dec. 8 [1944], at the home of Charles Lewis. Rev. Glenn Dewey officiating at the funeral Monday, burial in Prospect cemetery at Mansfield. - Wellsboro Agitator, 18 December 1944

 

? – Mrs. Elizabeth Laasch [SRGP 86376] who moved recently from Mansfield to Newark, NY, died in that city last Wednesday morning, aged 86 years. She is survived by three sons, Charles and Albert H. Laasch of Mansfield, and William Laasch, of Newark. – Wellsboro Agitator, December 21, 1910, p.8

 

?, Emaline [SRGP 85615] – Mrs. Emaline W. Bloom, aged 79 years, died Feb. 5th, at her home in Richmond township, of pneumonia. She is survived by four daughters and one son. The funeral was held Thursday. – Wellsboro Agitator, February 14, 1912, p.3

 

? - Former Resident Buried at Mansfield Saturday
Mrs. Emily White [w/o Charles F. White], who died in Elmira, a lifelong resident of this county, was buried in Prospect cemetery, Mansfield on Saturday. The funeral was held in the Lambs Creek M. E. church, Rev. E. E. Mining, of Elmira officiated. - Wellsboro Gazette, 18 June 1930

?? Fanny (SRGP 40383)  1874 18-Mar D Hammond, Fanny d. Fanny Hammond Mansfield Mar 7 th nearly 62 yrs. B. Otsego Co., N.Y. came here 1855 * 7 children Wife of C. Hammond
 

 

?  Fidelia [SRGP 85682] Whitcomb, Mrs. Fidelia A.  d. Mansfield lastSun. age abt. 59, wid. Of J. A. Whitcomb, b. in Middlebury, bur. Hope Cem., Mansfield. Left 1 son, Roy of Sayre, & 1 dau. Mrs. J. D. Catlin of Mansfield [Mansfield Advertiser 1903 29-Jul]

Mourhess - Mrs. Flora Campbell, 80, died at her home in Mansfield on Tuesday. She leaves a son, Fred Campbell, of Tionesta, and a daughter, Mrs. Pearl Kelly, of Elmira; also several grandchildren survive. Services will be conducted today at 2 p.m., the Rev. John Hilton, rector of St. James Episcopal Church, officiating; burial in Prospect cemetery. - Wellsboro Gazette, 4 April 1946

??, Helen (SRGP 85784) - Mrs. Helen J. Griffiths, 85, of Clearwater, Fla., a frequent area visitor, died in Clearwater Friday, Oct. 10, 1986. Her husband, Arthur Griffiths, died in 1971. Mrs. Griffiths was the aunt of Mrs. Audrey Baynes, of Mansfield. Surviving is a sister, Mrs. Ruth West. of Grangeville, Texas. Graveside services were held on Saturday at Prospect Cemetery. The Rev. Benjamin E. Nevin, pastor of the First Baptist Church officiated. - Wellsboro Gazette, October 22, 1986

 

Bowen, Lottie [SRGP 73890] - Mrs. Lottie B. Boyce, 72, was found unconscious in her apartment house room at Covington, last Friday at about 5 p.m., a gunshot wound in her head, according to Mansfield State Police. She was the widow of C.E. Boyce. Rushed to Blossburg State Hospital, she died at 10:50 p.m. without regaining consciousness. Police said she had written a note, found by her son, Gordon, on his return from work. Also present at discovery of the fatally injured woman were Mr. & Mrs. Lorenzo Grinnell who lived close by. She is survived by two sons, Gordon, at home and Glenn Boyce, Sr., of Blossburg; a daughter, Mrs. C.W. Olson, of Spencerport; five grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted last Sunday by Rev. Maurice Entwistle, with burial in Prospect cemetery in Mansfield. - Wellsboro Gazette, July 2, 1953

??, Louisa [SRGP 79911] Ballard, Mrs. Leroy d. "Mon." on Newton Road (Richmond twp) age about 50, one dau. Mertie Ballard  [Mansfield Advertiser 1897 29 Dec]
 

 

? Mariah [SRGP 86585] Crowl, Mrs. C. H.             d. Tioga 8 Oct [Mansfield Advertiser 1903  21-Oct]
 

 

? Martha [SRGP 85676] Fuller , Mrs. Patty d. Lambs Creek last Wednesday in 78th yr., m. 55 yrs. He survives [Mansfield Advertiser 1884 17-Sep]
 

 

Davies, Mary [SRGP 86015] - Mrs. Mary Bogardus, aged 57 years, died Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the Blossburg hospital after an illness of four months. Funeral services were held yesterday in Mansfield, Rev. D.A. Bayliss, pastor of the Methodist church officiating; burial in Prospect cemetery. She is survived by her husband, Harry Bogardus; a son, Raymond of Akron, Ohio; and a sister, Mrs. Lucy Audlin of Staten Island. - Wellsboro Agitator, April 27, 1932

Horton– Mrs. Mary M. Olver, 73, of 12 Railroad St., Mansfield, formerly of Westfield, died June 14, 1962 in the Blossburg Hospital following a short illness. She was a member of the Baptist Church of Westfield, the Lillian Rebekah Lodge of Westfield and the Butterick Chapter, Order of Eastern Star of Bolivar, NY. She was a retired employee of Mansfield State College. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Ida Kelly and Mrs. Lou O. Sine, both of Mansfield; sister, Mrs. Myra Hancock of Westfield; 4 grandchildren, Mrs. Margaret McCoy, Thomas and Cynthia Kelly and Stanley Sine; 1 great grandchild, David McCoy. Funeral service was held at the family home Sunday at 2 PM, with Rev. Earl Sires and Rev. David J. Griffiths officiating. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery. – Mansfield Advertiser, 20 June 1962

? SOPER, MRS. DARIUS A. (Mary Jane ???? SRGP 16933)
 Mrs. Darius A. Soper, aged 66, died at the Blossburg hospital Sunday at 4 p.m.  Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2:30 p.m. at the Baptist Church; interment in Prospect Cemetery.  Mrs. Soper was a member of the Baptist church.  She had spent her entire life in this vicinity and for the past two years has lived in Mansfield.  Surviving her are one daughter, Mrs. Luther Andrews, of Jackson Summit; a son, George Brown, of Belleville, Mich; four grandsons and one great-grandson.
 

 

? Melissa  [SRGP 12037] Clements, Mrs. Joseph              d. Mansfield "last evening" age about 50, consumption, left several children [Mansfield Advertiser 1902 03-Sep]
 

 

?? Miriam [SRGP 86349] - Mott, Mrs. Miriam d. Mrs. Miriam Mott in Mans. Feb 10th age 49 [Mansfield Advertiser 1876 16-Feb]

 

Schwab Mrs. Rose Amer, aged 79 years, [SRGP 85637] of Mansfield, died Wednesday, Sept. 4 [1946]. She is survived by nieces and nephews. The funeral was held Saturday, Rev. F. E. Guiles officiating; burial in Prospect cemetery at Mansfield. - Wellsboro Agitator, 11 September 1946
 

 

? Ruth Kate [SRGP 09881] Cleveland, Mrs. Ruth K.  d. Mansfield last Frid. Wife of Asa, b. 49 yrs ago in Richmond Twp.  Buried Hope Cem. [Mansfield Advertiser 1903 14-Oct]
 

 

(SRGP 87643)  Mrs. Sarah Phoenix died on June 10th at the home of her daughter, Mrs. C.G. Russell, on Mill creek. The funeral was held on June 13th; burial in Prospect cemetery, Mansfield.

BARROW, Sarah (SRGP 86553)- Mrs. William W. Baldwin died on Christmas morning at her home on South Main street, in Mansfield, aged about 80 years. She was one of Mansfield's long-time residents, and was highly respected by all who knew her. She is survived by one son, Charles H. Baldwin, a well-known commercial traveler, and two daughters, Mrs. H.P. Shunk, of Harbor Creek, PA, and Miss Bessie Baldwin of Mansfield. The funeral was held from the home on Friday afternoon. - Wellsboro Agitator, January 1, 1908

??, Sarah E. Smith
Mrs. Sarah E. Smith, 93 of Mansfield died Friday, April 30, 1954, at the home of her daughter, Hazel Smith Bishop, of Binghamton. She is survived by daughter; granddaughter, Mrs. Lindsley Crumm. Funeral was Monday at 2 pm, with the Rev. David Griffith officiating. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield.

WRIGHT  Mrs. Stella Dyer Smith, [SRGP 82703] aged 71 years, of Mansfield, died Mar. 3, [1947]. Surviving are her husband, Dorwin R. Smith, who is ill in California; one daughter, Mrs. Lucille Glosque(?), of Island Heights, NJ; three sons, George E. of Mansfield; Lawrence t. of Burbank, Calif., and Neal of Merion, formerly of Williamsport; a sister, Mrs. Nena Tuttle of Absarokee, Mont., and five grandchildren. The funeral was held Wednesday; burial in Prospect cemetery at Mansfield. - Wellsboro Agitator, 12 March 1947
[Fact by transcriber - Dorwin R. Smith b. 10 Dec. 1877 Iowa; d. 2 July 1966 Los Angeles County, CA; mother’s maiden name Moore; source - CA death index]] [Both Dyer and Smith are married aliases. I do not know her own name. }

Mitchell, Susan (SRGP 85662) - Mrs. Susan Lamb died at her home in Mansfield May 19 [1927], aged 87 years. Funeral services were held May 21, Rev. Harold G. Stearns officiating; interment in Prospect cemetery. Mrs. Lamb was a member of the Methodist church, and of the Relief Corps until it disbanded a few years ago. She is survived by several nephews and nieces. - Wellsboro Agitator, June 1, 1927 (Marriage record of 1882 calls her "Mrs. Susan Bailey" own surname not identified yet)
 

 

? Sibyl G. [SRGP 65087]  Seymour, Mrs. Sibyl          d. Mansfield August 11 age 78 yrs. 4 mos. B. Otsego Co., N.Y. Mother of Mrs. Elvira Owen [Mansfield Advertiser 1884 20-Aug]
 

 


Marvin, Leona- Mrs. John Klesa of Mansfield died at her home Thursday evening at 8:30 o’clock following a few hours illness. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Lida Haupt of Bellefonte; Mrs. Clyde Sours of Mansfield and Mrs. W. L. Maloney of Pleasant Prairie, Wis. The funeral was held Monday. Rev. D. W. Baylis of the Methodist Episcopal church, of which deceased was a member, officiating; interment in Prospect Cemetery. - Wellsboro Gazette, 1 October 1930 [Neither first nor own surname identified in obit]


  

 

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