Train Rider is Fatally Crushed By L.V. Train
Herbert Addonnel, of Weedsport, catches a ride at Manchester and falls off near Geneva
Geneva, Jan. 14 – Herbert Addonnell, of Weedsport, died at the Geneva city hospital today of injuries sustained under a Lehigh Valley train at the Geneva junction early this morning. Addonnel and Harold Guyder, also of Weedsport, caught a train in the Manchester yards last night. As the train approached the Geneva junction Addonnel lost his hold and fell between cars. His right leg was partially severed and his body crushed. Guyder also suffered from exposure and is receiving treatment here. [The Daily Messenger. Canandaigua, NY. Jan 14, 1922. Submitted by FoFG]
ARNOLD, Norman G.
Death Sudden For Well Known Man
Stricken Early Wednesday Evening, The End Comes Within a Short Time
Norman G. Arnold, well known throughout this section, died shortly after midnight Wednesday at his home on Central Street, with an acute attack of the heart. Apparently in good health, he had been about the streets during the day, but shortly after returning home from the evening mail, he complained of a severe pain in his arm and chest. Dr. H. E. Anthony was called and found Mr. Arnold in a critical condition, the end coming a few hours later. Mr. Arnold was 64 years of age. He was born at Stephentown in the eastern part of the this state, but came at an early age with his parents to reside in Venice. He operated a farm in that town for many years, retiring about a dozen years ago to take up his residence in this village, engaging in the insurance business. He joined Cayuga Lodge, F. and A. M, of Scipio, serving as master of that body and in 1924 he affiliated with Sylvan Lodge of this village. He was also a member of St. John the Baptist Chapter, R. A. M., of which he had served as high priest. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Mattie Heaton Arnold; a daughter, Mrs. Sterling B. Pugh of New Rochelle; a son, Lawrence Arnold of Scranton, Pa., and two grandchildren. Funeral services will be private at the convenience of the family. Burial will be made at East Venice. Mr. Arnold took an active interest in the affairs of the community. He served for several years as a member of the Board of Education of which body he was clerk. [Moravian Republican Register, Friday, October 28, 1932; Submitted by Elizabeth Bernard]
Mrs. Susan Beach, of Throop, a village near Auburn, died on Tuesday at the age of 109 years. She was born in Hull, England. She came to this country in 1799. [The evening world. (New York, N.Y.), 05 Jan. 1888]
Class of 1833 -THOMAS BOLTON was born at Scipio, N.Y., 29 October, 1809. He was prepared for college at the school on Temple Hill, Geneseo, N.Y., kept by Seth Sweetser, C.C. Felton, and H.R. Cleveland. He entered college, with his friend Kelly, after the winter vacation, in February, 1830. He had a respectable rank as a scholar, and took a lively interest and prominent part in all that concerned the class. After graduation, he read law a while in the office of John C. Spencer, Esq., Canandaigua, N.Y. He was admitted to the bar at Cleveland, Ohio, in September, 1835. After a business connection of about a year with James L. Conger, Esq., he sent for his classmate and friend, Moses Kelly, and the two formed a partnership in the autumn of 1836, which lasted till 1856, when Mr. Bolton was elected one of the judges of the Court of Common Pleas. This office he held for ten years. After his retirement from the bench in 1866, he devoted himself to the care of a large property. He died suddenly, 1 February, 1871, of neuralgia of the heart. Judge Bolton was twice married. His first wife, whom he married 7 September, 1837, was Elizabeth L. Cone, who died 26 January, 1846. By her he had five children: Festus Cone, born 7 June, 1838, died 8 February, 1839; Thomas Kelly, born 25 March, 1840 (H.C. 1861); Festus Cone, born 12 January, 1844; James Henry, born 20 January, 1846, graduated at Western Reserve, 1866, LL.B. at Harvard, 1869. He married, 1 December, 1846, Emmeline Russell, by whom he had two children: George Russell, born 31 January, 1851, died 9 September, 1859; Charles Chester, born 23 March, 1855.
Judge Bolton was a man of great energy and force of character, peremptory and decisive both at the bar and on the bench, social and companionable with his friends, by whom he was much beloved, but with a certain sternness of manner in the common intercourse of life, which prevented him from being generally popular. The resolutions adopted by the Cleveland bar after his death, and the speeches made on that occasion, showed the strong sense which was felt of his ability and worth. [Source: "The Necrology of Harvard College 1869-1872"; published 1872; transcribed by Kim Mohler]
BRIGGS, Dr. Lansing
Death of a Prominent Physician
Auburn, NY, April 25 - Dr. Lansing Briggs, the leading surgeon of Cayuga county, died last evening, aged 81 years. Dr. Briggs served three terms as mayor of Auburn, and practiced medicine in the county for over half a century. [Waterbury Evening Democrat. (Waterbury, Conn.), 25 April 1888]
RUFUS H. BURRITT CALLED BY DEATH--EXPIRED WHILE ON VISIT TO SON IN CALIFORNIA--VETERAN OF CIVIL WAR--Succumbed to Pneumonia, Which Seized Him Ten Days Ago--Remains Will Be Brought to Rockford for Burial
Rufus H. Burritt, a Grand Army man and a resident of Winnebago county nearly sixty years, died early yesterday morning at the home of his son, Fred E. Burritt, Los Angeles, Cal., where he went on a visit in October. He was 70 years of age. A telegram was received by the sons and other relatives in Rockford at noon, informing them of his death. He went to California to escape the rigors of the winter of northern Illinois. Mr. Burritt was ill ten days. Pneumonia developed, but his condition was not regarded alarming, and a card received Wednesday gave information that he was improving. A sudden turn for the worse was reported the day the card was received and the next message was that he was dead. Pioneer of County Mr. Burritt lived in Owen township before and after the war. He was engaged in farming and gave up active twenty-six years ago, when he moved to Rockford. He had been making his home with his son, Burt, 525 Sumner street. Mr. Burritt was a private in Co. H, Eighth Regiment, Illinois volunteer cavalry. He enlisted Feb. 3, 1864, and was honorably discharged at Benton Barracks, Mo., July 17, 1865. Mr. Burritt was born in Ira, Cayuga county, N.Y., Sept 23, 1842, and came west with his parents in the fall of 1855. They settled on a farm in Owen township. He was married in 1868 to Mary J. Rorebeck, and settled on a farm of their own in Owen. Seven children were born to them, five being survivors. Mrs. Burritt died in September, 1897. He later married Mary J. Hall, who survives him. The children are: Fred E. Burritt, of Los Angeles; Mrs. F.J. Corey, of St. Paul; Walter R. Burritt, Mrs. Roy Skinner and Burt N. Burritt, all of Rockford. Two sisters and two brothers of Mr. Burritt live in Los Angeles. They are Mrs. Will Moore, Mrs. Fred Knapp and Dwight and Charles Burritt. Mrs. C.E. Brown of Rockford is a sister. Mr. Burritt enjoyed the esteem and confidence of all who knew him. He was an active man all his life and, although retired from business pursuits, he always found something that kept him engaged. Burial in Rockford The remains will be brought to Rockford for burial. Services will be conducted by G.L. Nevius post No. 1, Grand Army of the Republic. [Rockford Morning Star, February 15, 1913]
BURT, Jane Ann
Auburn, N.Y., May 20, ae. 48, wife of Alexander Hamilton Burt, Esq. She was the daughter of Morse Ingersol, Esq., and was born in Ridgefield, Ct., Jan. 22, 1810. In 1829 Mr. Ingersol removed with his family to Cayuga Co., N.Y., where he died in 1834. Mrs. B. was married in St. Peter’s Church, Auburn, by the Rev. Dr. Rudd, rector, Sept. 14, 1830. In 1837 she was confirmed and admitted to the communion of the church. It is little to say of her that she was an affectionate wife and mother. She was more than this. She was a humble and devout Christian, and faithful in all the relations of life. Modest, retiring, and domestic in her habits, she always endeavored to make her home pleasant and agreeable, and to train up her children in the ways of virtue and Christian living; and in all this she was eminently successful. [Source Citation: Annual OBITUARY NOTICES OF EMINENT PERSONS who have died in the United States FOR 1858; BY HON. NATHAN CROSBY; BOSTON: JOHN P. JEWETT AND COMPANY. 1859. Transcribed by Kim Mohler.]
Age 65, widow of the late Gen. William EATON, died at Auburn, N.Y., May 20. (June 6) [Source: National Intelligencer, as pub. in the NGSQ, vol 55, No. 1, March 1967, sub. by KT]
Ed Golden of Cayuga died of delirium tremens after a ten days' debauch. [Golden Valley Chronicle. (Beach, Billings County, N.D.), 08 May 1908]
GRIGER, L. T. [Gregor]
L. T. Griger, (col.) of Oregon, Mo., died October 1, 1876, aged 36 years, 5 months and 10 days. He was ailing for some time, and died a victim of that fell destroyer--consumption. He was born April 22, 1840, in the town of Ledyard, Cayuga county, N.Y., where he received a tolerable fair education. In 1862 he enlisted in the United States army and served one year. After the expiration of the year he re-enlisted in the Government service, and joined the U.S. Flag Ship, Hartford, of the Asiatic squadron, and accompanied that craft on its trip around the world. The Hartford sailed from New York July 17, 1865, and returned to the same harbor, August 14, 1868, after a cruise of a little over three years. He came to Holt county May 28, 1870, and was engaged as teacher of the Oregon colored school, which he taught with satisfaction. In the death of Mr. Gregor the community has lost an intelligent, useful and patriotic citizen, whose memory will be cherished especially by those who received the benefit of his teaching. (note: two different spellings of surname) [The Holt County Sentinel, Friday, October 6, 1876 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]
On the 27th ult. a child of Mr. Halstead of Springport, Cayuga County, New York, about two years old, having a pair of scissors in its hand, fell, when they penetrated its side which caused its death almost instantly. [Republican Compiler, Gettysburg, PA, July 23, 1828 - Sub. by N. Piper]
HOBART, John Henry
Died at Auburn, on Sunday morning, Sept 12, the Right Rev. John Henry Hobart, D. D. Bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the state of New York in the 55th years of his age. [Republican Compiler, Gettysburg, PA, September 21, 1830]
HURD, John M.
Ex-Mayor John M. Hurd of Auburn died yesterday [The sun. (New York [N.Y.]), 10 July 1886]
Celia Liss, two year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Liss, living near Cayuga, died Monday after a short illness. Funeral services were held Tuesday at the Duncan Catholic church and burial was in the parish cemetery. [The Columbus journal. (Columbus, Neb.), 22 June 1910]
LONGSTREET, George B.
Ex-President of national Bank of Auburn was Ill Many Months
Auburn, NY, Jan 3 - George B. Longstreet, 62 years old, for many years president of the National Bank of Auburn, died today after an illness of many months. He had been engaged in banking all his business life. He was first connected with the Cayuga County National Bank, but in 1876 became teller of the National Bank of Auburn and later became president, holding that position until ill health forced him to give up active work. He leaves a widow and one daughter, Mrs. Louis H. Smith of New York. [The sSun. (New York [N.Y.]), 04 Jan. 1914]
MAYER, Carl A.
Private Carl A. Mayer, Auburn, NY... Died in France [Source: New-York tribune. (New York [N.Y.]), 08 Dec. 1918]
Hon. Christopher Morgan, of Auburn, died at half past eight o'clock yesterday morning in the 70th year of his age. He was born in Aurora, Cayuga county, NY, June 4, 1808, was graduated from Yale College in 1830 and afterward practiced the legal profession. He twice represented his district in Congress and served two terms as Secretary of State under the administrations of Governors Hamilton Fish and Washington Hunt. The funeral will take place on Friday next at two p.m. [The New York Herald. (New York [N.Y.]), 04 April 1877]
PARKER, Imogene S.
Died at Glen Haven, N. Y., Dec. 12, of consumption, Mrs. Imogene S. Parker, 34 years, 7 days, wife of Thomas C. Parker. Mrs. P. was a strong spiritualist and most intimate friend of Mrs. Royal Olmsted. [Republican Compiler (Gettysburg, PA), January 6, 1881, Submitted by N. Piper]
Hon. John Richardson, a member of the Assembly from Cayuga Co., died at Clifton Springs, Ontario Co. on the 20th inst. Mr. R. was a useful member of the Legislature and a worthy citizen. He was 35 years of age, and leaves a wife and three children. [New-York Daily Tribune. (New-York [N.Y.]), 26 Nov. 1850]
SEARING, Adolphus H.
Auburn, NY, March 26 - Adolphus H. Searing, judge of Cayuga County, died this morning from pneumonia after a brief illness. He was 51 years old. [New-York Tribune. (New York [N.Y.]), 27 March 1907]
SPRING | SMITH
On the 19th ult., the dwelling house of Dr. Barnabas Smith, of Venice, Cayuga county, N.Y. was destroyed by fire. Two young women, Miss Naome Spring, the school mistress of the neighborhood and a girl belonging to the family, perished in the flames. The fire originated from a box of ashes, which had been placed in a wood-shed adjoining the house. Loss of property estimated at $3,000. [Republican Compiler (Gettysburg, PA) April 6, 1825. Submitted by N. Piper]
Distressing Casualty -- On Wednesday last, while Mr. John Smith was at dinner at Mr. Robert’s tavern, at Fosterville, he got a large piece of beef into his throat where it stuck fast, and before the cause of his distress could be discovered, he expired. Fredonia Censor. [Republican Compiler (Gettysburg, PA) December 1, 1824. Submitted by N. Piper.]
SNYDER, Harold Tiller
Monday morning, Feb 6, 1967 in Auburn Memorial Hospital. Harold T. Snyder husband of Marguerite Heal Snyder, of 18 Bristol Ave., Auburn, N .Y . Funeral service Sat. 2 p m. on Thursday, Feb 9, 1967 at the Lester E. Brew Jr. Funeral Chapel, 48 South St. Interment in Fort Mill Cemetery. Friends may call at 48 South St. from 7 to 9 p m. on Tuesday and from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m., on Wednesday. [Auburn Citizen Advertiser Tuesday February 7, 1967]
Snyder Services -- Funeral services for Harold T. Snyder of 18 Bristo l Ave. who died Monday were held at 2 pm. today at the Lester E. Brew Funeral Chapel. Rev. Ralph Wagner of the First Presbyterian Church officiated. Burial was in Fort Hill Cemetery. The Old Wheeler Bell was tolled at 2 pm. in memory of Mr. Snyder who was a veteran of World War I. The flag which draped the casket was folded and presented to Mrs.Snyder. [Auburn Citizen Advertiser, February 9, 1967; Sub. by M. Miller]
STORKE, Jay E.
Auburn, NY, Oct 8 - Jay E. Storke, president of the Cayuga County National bank, died last evening of apoplexy with which he was stricken at noon while attending a meeting of the bank directors. [Freeland Tribune. (Freeland, Pa.), 17 Oct. 1895]
The Hon. George Underwood, a prominent citizen of Auburn, died on Wednesday. [New-York Daily Tribune. (New-York [N.Y.]), 28 May 1859]
WILSON, Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter Wilson, a noted Cayuga chief, died on the Cattaraugus reservation a few days ago. [Rutland weekly herald. (Rutland, Vt.), 25 April 1872]
WINDSOR, Thomas J.
Thomas J. Windsor, one of the oldest residents of Auburn, NY, died on Sunday, aged 75 years. [The Sun (New York [N.Y.] June 10, 1890, Page 3]
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