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 Mrs. Clara Smith, of Lawrence Corners, Rutland, died Saturday evening, at 7 o’clock, aged about sixty years.  The funeral was held yesterday afternoon at 2 o’clock at Lawrence Corners, Rev. Orey Crippen, of Tioga, officiating.  Burial was in the cemetery at that place.  Mrs. Smith is survived by her husband, Bert Smith and seven daughters, Mrs. Ada Smith, of Millerton; Mrs. Lee Taynton, of Pine City; Mrs. Cecil Griffin, of Rutland; Misses Susie, Jennie, Eloise and Eleanor, all at home; one brother, Burr Haynes, of Big Flats; her mother, Mrs. Ella Haynes, of Big Flats.

 Thomas Melvin Phillips died at home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William C. Phillips, Thursday morning, November 11, 1926, aged one month and 21 days.  He is survived by his parents, a sister, Hazel, and a brother, John William; his grandfather, John Phillips, and a great grandmother, Mrs. E. M. Brace.  The funeral was held the following Sunday afternoon at the home, Rev. Orey Crippen officiating, interment in the Lawrence Corners cemetery.

 John Benson, 40, was kicked to death by a horse Friday morning on the Thomas Hotchkiss farm near Mainesburg.  He was found about 8:30 by Mrs. Hotchkiss, who went to the barn to look for him.  How the accident occurred is not known.  Mr. Benson was a nephew of Mrs. Hotchkiss and had lived with the family for fourteen years.  He is survived by three brothers, Bert, Samuel and Norris Benson, all of Tioga, and four sisters, Miss Alice Benson, Mrs. Lucy Burtch and Mrs. Helen Leege, of Tioga, and Mrs. Ida Cruttenden, of Mansfield.  He is also survived by one son, Leonard Benson, about 21 years of age, whose whereabouts are not known.  Mr. Benson was a member of the I.O.O.F. and P.O.S. of A. Lodges.  A prayer service was held Monday at 1:30 p.m. at the home of Miss Alice Benson in Tioga and the funeral at 2 p.m. at the Baptist Church, the Rev. Orey E. Crippen officiating, burial was in Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga.

 In memory of Charles Judson Heater, Jr., who died May 6, 1934.

 Ida Blanche Woodward, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Woodward, was born in Sullivan township, August 11, 1912, and died February 26, 1934, in Covington township, at the home of her aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Herrick Wilcox.  She had been sick since last October and at that time she was in the Blossburg hospital for about two weeks with asthma, never gaining strength afterward, and since returning to her home from there she had been treated constantly by Dr. Doane of Mansfield, who did all he could to help her to regain her health, but to no avail.  At the last it was bronchial pneumonia and heart trouble.  The funeral was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Herrick Wilcox last Thursday at 2 o’clock; burial in the Glass Factory Cemetery at Covington.  The singing was rendered by the Misses Vivian Clark, Vaudine Nelson, Marion Longwell, Mrs. Fred Blanchard played.  The two songs were, In the Garden of Prayer and Safe in the Arms of Jesus.  The pallbearers were Carlton Hilfiger, Leon Butler, Osmar Welch, Donald Aumich, Theodore Scaife, Robert Nelson.  She leaves to mourn her loss her parents and two sisters and one brother, Ivah and Irene and Paul, all at home and one son, Robert William four years old.  Although she was a constant sufferer she never complained or found fault.  She will be greatly missed in her home; no one can take her place or fill her vacant chair.  She joined the Baptist church at the age of 12.

 Elmer VanValkner died at his home near Elmira on Monday, August 20, 1923, of cancer.  About five years ago he purchased and moved onto a farm near Elmira; until that time he had spent practically all his life in Tioga county, Pa.  He was born in Sullivan, July 30, 1861.  February 12, 1889, he was married to Miss Grace Smith, who has been a true and faithful wife and loving companion all these years.  He was a man of quiet nature and devoted to his family.  He was a kind and thoughtful neighbor, a loving husband and father, and will be greatly missed, not only in his home, where friends were dearest, but by the entire community.  He had been a sufferer for the past year; and all that loving hands could do was done by his family to make his last days comfortable.  He leaves besides his widow, one son, Winfield Van Valkner, of Elmira, and one daughter, Mrs. Ray Rineboldt, at home; also one sister, Mrs. John Marvin, and two brothers, Herbert and Burt Van Valkner, all of Wellsboro.  The funeral services were held at the home on Wednesday, the Rev. Carl McConnell officiating burial in the family plot at Woodlawn cemetery, Elmira.

 Frank E. Van Keuren, for many years one of the publishers of the Mansfield Advertiser, died suddenly at his home in Troy, Tuesday morning.  Although he had been in failing health for some time, yet he had seemed as well lately as for some time.  He was in Mansfield for a little while Sunday and seemed quite well.  The funeral will be held from his home in Troy Thursday afternoon at two o’clock.  Frank E. VanKeuren was born in Hammondsport, N.Y., Oct. 26, 1861, the son of Dr. Eber and Sarah VanKeuren.  He was educated in the public schools of Hammondsport and Bath, N.Y., and then started to learn the printer’s trade on the Steuben Courier in Bath.  After four and a half years there he went to Elmira where he became foreman of the job department of the Advertiser.  Later he went back to Bath and to Wellsboro, where he was foreman of the Advocate.  He came to Mansfield in the spring of 1885 and purchased the Advertiser of W. A. Rowland.  In July he sold a half interest to Sheridan E. Coles, and the firm of VanKeuren & Coles conducted the paper for nearly a quarter of a century.  They bought the Troy Gazette in 1901 and afterward the Troy Register.  Later they divided their holdings with Mr. VanKeuren taking the Troy papers and Mr. Coles the Advertiser.  In 1896 Mr. VanKeuren spent several months in New York, where he was an instructor in a school of printing.  On September 6, 1888, Mr. VanKeuren married Katherine E. VanNess, daughter of Peter V. And Celia Reynolds VanNess.  To them were born two children, Ralph H. and helen.  During his life in Mansfield Mr. VanKeuren was active in all worethy affairs and held several positions of trust.  He was a member of Friendship Lodge, F. & A. M. in which he acted as secretary and treasurer at different times, as well as passing the chairs to W. M.  He was a communicant of the Episcopal church and held the office of vestryman and treasurer.  He was also burgess of Mansfield for one term. He was a man who was held in high esteem by all who knew him and he had his part in the building of Mansfield and the Mansfield Advertiser.

 Sylvia Jean, aged three months, daughter of Lloyd and Naomi Ames of Elmira, died at the home of her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jud Ames of Covington, on March 9, following an illness of pneumonia and chicken pox.  She is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Miller; one brother, Harry Edward, age 2; her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jud Ames of Covington and Delos Miller of Elmira; four great grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Horatio Ames and Mr. and Mrs. Mort Managan of Covington; two aunts, Mrs. Lucille Sampson and Miss Donna Ames; six uncles, Ronald, Leonard, Vaughn, William, Harold and Glenn Ames.  The funeral was held from the Covington Baptist Church Friday, March 11, Rev. Carl Wheeler officiating.  Burial in Gray Cemetery.  The pall bearers and flower girls were four boys and four girls from the fifth and sixth grades of the covington school.  They were; flower girls:  Doris Youmans, Eleanor Hane, Gertrude Tafelski, Marion Lisowski; pall bearers were:  William Haverly, George Edward Wheatley, Robert Managan and Malcolm Carson.

 Mrs. Harriet B. Guiles, 77, died Thursday, Mar. 11, 1937 at the family home in Mill Creek, Pa.  She leaves three sons, Ira of Mill Creek and Oscar and Robert Guiles of Elmira; three sisters, Mrs. Jennie Rockwell, Mrs. Helen Ritan and Mrs. Belle Cyler; 14 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.  The funeral will be held at the Lawrence Corners, Pa. Baptist Church Monday at 2 p.m.

 Mr. and Mrs. William Comfort, of Tioga, mourn the death, of their infant daughter, Ella Mae, aged 1 year.  Her death was caused by influenza, followed by inflammation of the bowels.  Besides her parents, she is survived by three brothers and two sisters.  The interment was in Evergreen cemetery at Tioga Tuesday, December 24.

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

COMFORT, MRS. WILLIAM H. Pearl Bartlett SRGP 14692
 The many friends of Mrs. Pearl (Bartlett) Comfort were saddened when it became known that she had died at her home in Charleston last Thursday t 2:30 p.m.  Two years ago last June Mrs. Comfort suffered a stroke of paralysis from which time she had gradually declined until a few days before her death, when she suffered another stroke, which caused her death.  Had Mrs. Comfort lived until July 23 she would have been forty-three years old.  In February 1898, she was married to William H. Comfort and to this union seven children were born, five of whom survive.  They are Truman D. Comfort of Trenton, N.J; Mrs. Cecil Perry, of Charleston, and Nellie, Alfred and Raymond at home; besides her husband and children she also leaves to mourn, her father, David Bartlett, of Tioga; one sister, Mrs. Emma Kennedy of Mansfield; two brothers, Lawrence Bartlett of Holiday and Harley Bartlett, of Mill Creek, and four grandchildren.  Mrs. Comfort was a kind wife, a loving mother and a good neighbor.  The funeral was held from the M.E. church in Tioga Sunday at one o’clock, the Rev. F. A. Phelps, of the Free Methodist church in Corning, officiating.  Interment was in the family plot in Evergreen Cemetery at Tioga.  The bearers were old neighbors and schoolmates of Mrs. Comfort.

 Mrs. Lucinda Comfort Johns passed peacefully away at her home near Painter Run, Monday, March 11, 1929, following an illness of six months duration of a complication of diseases.  Mrs. Johns was the oldest daughter of Truman and Betsy Smith Comfort, and was born on the same farm where she died, August 29th, 1862, being 66 years 6 months and 13 days old.  She was married to Sanford D. Johns, December 2, 1877, and to this union eight children were born, Clark, James and Earl, died in infancy; five survive to mourn her loss, as follows:  Samuel E. Of Breesport, N.Y.; Lepha, (Mrs. Paul Walts) of Mansfield; Bessie, (Mrs. Lou McConnell) of Wellsboro; Lewis P., of Syracuse, N.Y., and Minnie, (Mrs. Ernest Waltz) of Mansfield.  She is also survived by her husband and three brothers, jessie and John Comfort, of Mansfield, and William Comfort, of Wellsboro, and a number of nieces and nephews.  With the exception of a few years her entire life was spent on the farm where she died.  She enjoyed a large circle of friends and neighbors, to whom she was always ready to perform some deed of kindness.  She was a devout member of the Free Methodist Church at Paointer Run and was a true Christian.  All who were intimately acquainted with her will never forget her loyalty to Christ.  Her Christian influence will live on.  Funeral services were held at the Free Methodist Church Thursday at 2:30 p.m., the Reverend Floyd Wright, of Wellsboro, officiating, assisted by Rev. O. O. Burley, of Painter Run; interment was at Lawrence Corners.  The floral offerings were many and beautiful.  During her entire illness she was very tenderly cared for by her oldest daughter Lepha, who as she stood by the bed as her mother died, said, “Truly, mother is at rest.”

 The funeral of Mrs. Holcomb, which was largely attended, was held at the home in Gray Valley on June 22, Glen Dewey officiating; interment was in Gray Valley cemetery.  Mrs. Holcomb was born in Gray Valley, where she died, and had lived there most of her entire life.  She was 63 years old, the only child of Lafayette and Mary Squires.  She was married to Orrin Lay, now deceased, in 1887, and to this union was born three daughters, Mary, Sadie, and Esther, and one son, James, who died in childhood.  On July 24, 1904, she was married to L. Bert Holcomb, who survives her.  She was a kind and loving wife and was beloved by her family and a large circle of friends and neighbors.  She was a member of the little Bakersbrug Church in the valley.  Mrs. Holcomb is survived by her husband, L. B. Holcomb, three daughters, Sadie Lay, Mary Lay, and Mrs. Esther Nash, and a little granddaughter, Eleanor Yvonne Nash.

 James Lay, pioneer resident of Sullivan township, Tioga County, died January 30 in the home of his son, George Lay, of Sylvania, after several months of failing health.  He would have been 92 years old on the 22nd of February.  Until recently Mr. Lay had been in very remarkable health for one of his years.  He remained actively interested in the affairs of the times almost to the end.  He is survived by two sons, George, with whom he lived, and William, now in the Bath Soldiers’ Home; three granddaughters, Sadie and Mary Lay, and Mrs. Charles Nash, of Troy; one great-granddaughter, Eleanor, Yvonne Nash; one sister, Mrs. George Hurr, of Coudersport, and several nieces.  The funeral was held Sunday, February 3, from the home, the Reverend A. G. Cameron officiating, and interment was in the Sylvania cemetery.

 The community was greatly saddened by the unexpected death of George Lay on February 5th.  He had been ailing for some time, but nothing serious was apprehended, until the last few days.  George Lay, one of the most widely known and popular men in Sullivan township and Sylvania, died at his home in Sylvania after a short illness of influenza.  The care of his father, the late James Lay, took heavily from Mr. Lay’s vitality, and outside of Sylvania, few of his friends realized his serious condition until the end came.  He was 65 years of age, was born in Sullivan township, and had lived in Sylvania for many years.  His widow, Hannah Smith Lay survives, together with a brother, William Lay, of the Bath Soldier’s home; and three nieces.  Mr. Lay was a member of Sylvan Lodge, I.O.O.F., at Sylvania.  The funeral was held at 2 p.m., February 7, the Rev. A. G. Cameron officiating, interment in Sylvania cemetery.

 Mrs. Ada A. Crippen died at her home in Roseville July 13, 1923, after a long illness of rheumatism.  All that medical skill could offer, with the best of care from those near and dear to her were given to her during the three years of intense suffering which confined her to her bed, but all this failed to break the bands of the disease and she bore her affliction with patience as only one who receives strength from the Great Burden Bearer can.  She was born August 20, 1854, in Delmar, the daughter of Augustus and Aurilla Doud Redfield.  Her early life was spent at the home of her parents and her education from the school near her home.  While yet young she took up her work as a teacher and taught school until Dec. 17, 1879, when she was united in marriage to Osmer Crippen, a young farmer of sterling  qualities, who died some years ago, leaving his companion with the children who had been born into their home during their happy years of married life which had been spent in Rutland.  The children, three boys and one daughter, all live in Roseville—Eugene, Augustus, Orey and Florence at home.  One brother, Charles C. Redfield, survives.  Mrs. Crippen was a member of the Baptist Church and was always ready to help in its behalf as long as her health permitted.  In the passing away of this member the Community has lost a friend and neighbor and all who knew her join in giving sympathy to the family in their hour of sorrow.  The funeral services were held at the family home Monday, July 16, Rev. Barrett, her former pastor, officiated.  The floral offerings, the number in attendance, the autos for the accommodation of all, spoke of the esteem in which the deceased was held.  Appropriate music was rendered by a trio composed of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wilcox and Ella Mae Brace.  Burial in the family plot in Roseville cemetery.

 At Willowdale, Neb., Tuesday, June 14, 1887, at 3 o’clock, p.m., Daniel Crippen aged  ?? years and 27 days.  His sickness began the 24th of December 1883.  He was first taken with a pain in his right foot, which steadily grew worse, the pain extending upward until December 17th, 1885, when it became necessary to amputate the limb above the knee.  A few months later dropsy set in, and ever since that he had been a continuous sufferer until his death.  Deceased was born in Tioga, Penn., May 17th, 1918.  He came to Antelope Co., Neb., February 15th, 1880, and located on the homestead where he lived at the time of his death.  He united with the M. E. Church in November, 1885.  He was a kind father, an affectionate husband and a good neighbor, always ready to help his friends and neighbors.  When he came to Antelope county he was very stout, hearty and active for a man of his age.  He leaves a wife and three children, Joseph and Sidney of Willowdale, Neb., and Mrs. Mark Hollday of Middlebury, Pa.  He was buried on Wednesday, the 15th at 2 o’clock.  No funeral services were held because the minister he had selected to preach his funeral sermon was absent.  Forty three wagons, averaging five persons each followed the body to the grave.  The funeral sermon was preached by Rev. C. G. Rouse at 3 o’clock p.m. at the McConnell school house.

 Mrs. Minnie Makley, 58, of Mainesburg, Pa., died Monday, Sept. 27, 1937, at 7 a.m.  She leaves her husband, Frank Makley; three children, Mrs. Rose Case, Harry Makley and Frank Makley Jr., all of Mainesburg; a brother, Grant Robyler, Gillett.  Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the State Road Church Mainesburg.  The Rev. D. J. Griffith will officiate.  Burial will be in the State Road Cemetery.

 Sylvania—Mrs. Beatrice Luddibngton Lee, 30, died early Tuesday, Mar. 19, 1935, at a Sayre hospital.  Surviving are her husband, Floyd Lee; two daughters, Frances and Virginia, and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. P.K. Ludington, all of Sylvania.  The Rev. Glenn Dewey will officiate at services at the home Thursday at 2 p.m.  Burial will be in the Sylvania Cemetery.

 Foster Garrison, who moved to this boro from Elk Run on March 1st, last, died yesterday morning at his home at South Main street, after a long illness.  He was about 69 years old and was a civil war veteran.  His widow and four sons survive.  A prayer service will be held at the home on Thursday morning at 10 o’clock, and the remains taken to the church at Jobs Corners, where the funeral will be held at 2 p.m.

 Mansfield—Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2 p.m., for Janet Bryant, age 15 months, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Bryant of Richmond Township, who was fatally injured in a fall from the family automobile.  The infant died Monday at 2 a.m. in the office of Dr. Hughes G. Meaker of Mansfield.  She suffered head injuries.  The family said the baby and an elder sister were riding in the car Sunday when a door came open, throwing them to the highway.  The older girl was not injured seriously.  Besides the parents, Janet leaves two sisters, Emma and Madeline.

 Services for Mrs. Goldie Tice, 75, of Troy were held at the Vickery Funeral Home, Troy, May 8, the Rev. Glenn Dewey officiating.  Interment was in Gray Valley cemetery, Mainesburg.  Mrs. Tice died May 6, 1965 at the Arnot-Ogden Hospital, Elmira.  She was a member of the Bakerburg Community Church.  Surviving are daughters Mrs. Lea Monroe of tioga Center, N.Y., Mrs. Ernest Ripley of Pine City, RD 1, Mrs. Rex Chamberlain of Mainesburg, Pa., Mrs. Elmer VanHorn of Troy, Mrs. Leon Hoffman of Troy, four sons, Colie Tice of Troy, Lewis of Wellsburg, N.Y., Thomas of Covington, George of Elmira; sisters, Mrs. Ralph Davidson of Elmira, Mrs. Owen Hart of Mansfield, Mrs. Glenn Updyke of Gillett, Mrs. Fred Belnap of Elmira, Mrs. Nellie Labar of Elmira, Mrs. Nancy Lewis of Mansfield; brothers, Cecil Griffen and Walter Griffen of Mansfield, and Cornelius Griffen, Johnstown, N.Y.; 32 grandchildren, 44 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

 Burge Monroe age 61, of Athens R.D. 1, Saturday June 13, 1964.  He was a farmer.  Survived by wife Mrs. Leah Monroe; sons, Burdge Jr. Of Canton; Robert at home; daughters, Mrs. LaDane Neal of Wellsburg, Mrs. June Wheeler of Tioga Center; sisters, Miss Frida Monroe of St. Petersburg, Fla., Mrs. Elida Ellsworth of Toledo, Ohio; Mrs. Hazel Schudle of Florida; brothers, Daniel of Waverly, Thomas of Toledo, Edward of Ohio; 13 grandchildren.  Body at Jenkins Funeral Home, Athens.  Calling hours: Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral there Wednesday at 1 p.m., the Rev. Glenn Dewey, Gray  Valley Cemetery, Mainesburg.

STONE, MRS.  D. W. Ema Brace (SRGP 17160)
 Mrs. D. W. Stone died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J. A. Searles, August 29, aged 78.  Funeral services were held at the Lawrence Corners M. E. Church, Rev. Harold G. Stearns officiating; interment in Lawrence Corners cemetery.  Mrs. Stone was a sincere Christian and a faithful member of the Methodist Church.  She has always made her home in this vicinity and has a host of friends who mourn her death.  She is survived by the following children:  Mrs. J. A. Searles and Mrs. Fred Bailey, of Mansfield; Merritt and Eugene Stone of Painter Run; William Stone, of Rutland; Mrs. C. B. Smith, of Corning;  Mrs. Frank Simpson of Binghamton; Mrs. R. G. Bartlett, Elkland; Mrs. E. Allen Rutland.

 Louise M. Monroe Allen, Gillett, R.D. 1, was killed Saturday in an automobile accident near Conneaut, while enroute to Toledo.  She was accompanied by her sister, Mrs. Freda Judson, two brothers, Daniel and Thomas Monroe and her niece Miss Dorothy Slawson.  The others are recovering from injuries in an Ohio hospital.  The party intended to visit at Mrs. Judson’s home in Toledo.  Rex Soper of the Mosher and Soper Funeral Home of Troy, Pa., is expected to return to Troy with the body this afternoon.  Mrs. Allen was the daughter of John Monroe of Gillett.

Tioga County Records
By Rhoda ENGLISH Ladd
Typed for Joyce M. Tice Website by Pat Smith Raymond

Wed. Nov. 2, 1870 Tioga County Agitator
Ogdensburg—Mr. John W. Howland of McIntyre, Lycoming Co., Pa., formerly of Union was instantly killed on Wed. Oct. 19th deer hunting accident.

April 7, 1909  The Wellsboro Agitator
Mrs. Elizabeth Campbell aged 79 years died at Stony Fork, burial West Branch, daughter of John and Diantha Johnson Hastings.

April 14, 1909 Wellsboro Agitator
Evans Broughton of Morris died April 4th 1909 aged 70 years

The Wellsboro Agitator Nov. 2, 1910
Mrs. California Campbell of Nelson, widow of the late John H. Campbell, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Philip Young in Elmira on Tues. Oct. 17.  Son A.E. Campbell of Elmira, daughter above.  Buried Nelson, aged 66 years.  Two sisters, Mrs. Wm. Redfield of Corning and Mrs. Polly Kels of Monteray; One brother Lockwood Preston.

Wed. Nov. 30, 1910  The Wellsboro Agitator
Mr. Weldon Butler aged 39 years of Stokesdale Junction died last Wed. of typhoid fever.  Son of L.H. & Nancy Jane Short Butter dec’d.  Born June 9, 1871, in Delmar, married Nov. 12, 1895, Miss Edith R. McInroy.  Survives with 3 of their 6 children, Mildred F. age 13, Sarah A. age 8, George W. aged 3.  Two brothers, Walton of Rochester, Walter of Stokesdale.  Int. in Niles Valley

Martha Elida (English) Brown Bunell died May 4, 1953.

Joseph A. Brown died Sept. 8, 1924

Clermont Co., Ohio Marriages 1800-1858
Elizabeth Ann Boatman to Charles W. Huntley July 18, 1849 by J. Brunaugh

Mary Jane Boatman to Loawina Orange Mott Aug. 9, 1846 by John Brunaugh

Our Country & Its People  pages 420 & 421
Abner M. Hetfield came from Orange Co. and settled 1788 to Southport.  Born Feb. 6, 1762 Orange Co.  died 1810.   Wife Elizabeth Seeley born Jan. 14, 1764, died 1843 - married Oct. 24, 1781—Died at residence of son Richard Hetfield between Elmira dn Horseheads.  Had 12 children, born in a cabin at Southport Corners, the mentioned are:  Moses, Mary married Joseph McCormick; Elizabeth married Abraham Miller; Hiram married Nancy Griswold; Phoebe married Ziba McConnell; Richard born Feb. 16, 1793, married 1st 1826 Sally Griswold died 1827, son of David; married 2nd 1837 Susan Conkling; Thomas G. in Tioga Co. Pa.  

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Published On Tri-Counties Site On 06 FEB 2001
By Joyce M. Tice