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Bradford County Obituaries & Wedding Announcements collected by Mildred Clara Eastabrook Morrow & grandson Bill Benson

Arrangement is in alphabetical order with the following data given prior to the news clipping: Surname, Given name, Birth Date, Birth Place, Death Date, Death Place, Burial Place.  Some photos are included.  Send comments to

BOSWORTH, Adella Bayette, 25 Aug 1825, LeRaysville, Bradford, PA, 13 Apr 1918, Stevensville, Bradford, PA, Stevensville, Bradford, PA [wife of Newell B. BRIGGS]
    "Mrs. Adelia B. Briggs - Mrs. Adelia Bosworth Briggs, aged ninety-three years, widow of Newell Briggs, died at 4 o'clock on Saturday afternoon last at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Mary K. Jones, at Stevensville. Death was due to a complication of diseases attendant to extreme old age. Mrs. Briggs is survived by two sons, Fred, of Stevensville, and Percy, of Carbondale; and two daughters, Mrs. Grant of Waterville, Conn., and Mrs. Mary K. Jones of Stevensville.
    Funeral services were held at her late home at Stevensville on Monday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock and burial was made in the Stevensville cemetery. Rev. A. J. Mowatt of the Stevensville Presbyterian church officiated." [Wyalusing Rocket]

BRIGGS, Newell B., 31 Jan 1824, Litchfield, Litchfield, CT, 18 Feb 1911, Stevensville, Bradford, PA, Stevensville, Bradford, PA
    "Newell Briggs - Newell Briggs a well known and highly respected resident of Stevensville, died at his home in that village Saturday morning at 9 o’clock. He was 87 years of age on the 31st of last January, and had been a resident of Stevensville practically all his life. He is survived by his widow and two daughters, Mrs. H. U. Jones of Stevensville, Mrs. Grant of Conn., Percy Briggs of Carbondale, and Fred Briggs of Stevensville. The funeral was held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the family home with interment in the Stevensville cemetery, Rev. W. [unreadable] officiating." [Wyalusing Rocket] [Note - Mrs. Grant is dau. Cora, Mrs. H. U. Jones is dau. Mary E., and Percy and Fred are his sons.]

CANFIELD, Clarissa A, [born] 1842, , [died] Sep 1920, , Stevensville, Bradford, PA
[wife of Theodore STEVENS]
    "Funeral of Mrs. Clarissa Stevens - Funeral services of Mrs. Clarissa Stevens, who died Tuesday at the home of her son, L. D. Stevens, near Stevensville, were held at the home yesterday morning at 11 o'clock. Interment was in the Stevensville cemetery."

[Photo about 1880-84] 
[Also see photo with 
Ella May STEVENS below]
EASTABROOK, Frank Edward Potter, 12 Jan 1860, Potterville, Bradford, PA, 11 Aug 1943, Stevensville, Bradford, PA, Camptown, Bradford, PA 

    "F. E. Eastabrook, 83, Lifelong Resident of E. Bradford Passes - Largely Attended Funeral Services Held Saturday Afternoon at His Late Home, with Burial in The Camptown Cemetery - Stevensville, Aug. 12. - Frank E. Eastabrook, a highly regarded citizen of this place and a resident of this community for more than sixty years, died at his home here about 7 o'clock last evening at the advanced age of 83 years. He had been in failing health for the past year. 
    Born at Potterville, Bradford county on January 12, 1860, the son of the late Edward Jesse and Emeline (Potter) Eastabrook, he attended the public schools of that community and Warner's Commercial College at Elmira. At the age of 20 years he entered business for himself, taking up lumbering as his chosen vocation. In 1883 he came to Stevensville and purchased the lumbering interests and saw mill, owned and operated here at that time by James Grant. By close application to business and fair dealing, Mr. Eastabrook increased the business many fold until it became one of the leading industries of the Wyalusing Valley, specializing in all kinds of plain and dressed lumber for building and repair purposes. He continued the business until about twelve years ago when he retired, spending his winters at his home at North Miami, Florida, and the balance of the year at his home in Stevensville.

    Mr. Eastabrook was one of the founders of the Peoples State Bank of Wyalusing and served as president of the board of directors for more than twenty years, and was serving in that capacity at the time of his death.
    Mr. Eastabrook was married to Ella Stevens of Stevensville on January 19, 1885, a daughter of Jonathan and Sarah (Rockwell) Stevens. To them were born two children both of whom survive---Mrs. J. Andrew Morrow of Towanda and Victor S. Eastabrook of Lake Luzerne, N.Y.
     The deceased was a member of the Presbyterian church at Stevensville for many years, serving as teacher and superintendent of the Sunday school for more than fifty years. For his devotion and service to the Sunday School he was recently awarded a 50-Year Service Medal by the Pennsylvania State Sunday School Association.
    Largely attended funeral services were held at his late home here on Saturday afternoon, scores of his neighbors and friends turning out to pay their respects to the memory of one whom they had held in deep regard. The Rev. John F. Blewitt, pastor of the Wyalusing Valley Presbyterian churches, officiated and interment was made at the Camptown cemetery.
    The pallbearers were R. G. Grant of Rochester, N. Y.; Harvey Edwards of Stevensville; W. Ernest Brown of LeRaysville; William P. Wilson of Towanda; L. V. Murphy and Roy G. C. Jones of Wyalusing." [Wyalusing Rocket?, Wyalusing, PA, Thursday, August 19, 1943]

EASTABROOK, Mildred Clara, 19 Apr 1887, Stevensville, Bradford, PA, 22 Aug 1974, Towanda, Bradford, PA, Camptown, Bradford, PA 

    [WEDDING ANNOUNCEMENT] "Morrow-Eastabrook. The interest which has centered in the home of Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Eastabrook of Stevensville, for several weeks past, reached its climax on Thanksgiving day at high noon, when their only daughter, Mildred Clara, was united in marriage to Prof. J. Andrew Morrow of Herrick, now the principal of the Ulster High school. 
 The ceremony was performed by Rev. James S. Wilkes, pastor of the bride, assisted by Rev. Milton Lewis Cook of Merryall, pastor of the groom. Mrs. Fred Mitten of Towanda, sister of the groom, acted as matron of honor, and her son, William, as ring bearer. Miss Helen Morrow, another sister, was maid of honor, and Victor Eastabrook of State College, brother of the bride, was best man. 
 Shortly before 12 o'clock Miss Marie Stevens of Stevensville, took her place at the piano. As the noon hour struck and the familiar strains of Lohengrin were heard, the bridal party entered. First the officiating clergymen, then the matron of honor, the ring bearer, the maid of honor, the bride on her father's arm, and then the groom and his best man. Proceeding through the sitting room they passed down an aisle of white ribbon to the south side of the parlor, where the ceremony took place before a beautiful arbor of white lattice-work trimmed with princess pine. During the ceremony Miss Mary Fay of Scranton, rendered a violin solo with piano accompaniment.

[Wife of John Andrew “Andy” MORROW 
- also below]
    After congratulations had been extended the seventy-five or more guests present sat down to a bountiful dinner prepared by Mrs. Coleman, a cateress from Towanda.
    The bridal party and the immediate relatives were seated at two tables decorated with smilax and large yellow chrysanthemums. The refreshments were served by eight young friends of the bride and groom--Mabel and Seone VanDemark, Ina Stevens and Lacey VanDemark of Stevensville, Thomas Fleming of Camptown, Alta Stethers of Herrick, William Hinman of Monroeton, and John Ballantine of Dushore.
    The bride wore a dress of white silk messaline, trimmed with embroidered net, and carried a bouquet of white chrysanthemums. A full length bridal veil added to the already elegant costume. The matron of honor was dressed in green and carried yellow chrysanthemums. The maid of honor was gowned in white, her bouquet being white carnations.
    Many beautiful and costly gifts in glass, silver, china, linen, etc., testify to the esteem in which the young couple are held by a host of friends.
    After a wedding trip to Philadelphia and other cities, Prof. and Mrs. Morrow will make their home at Ulster, whither the best wishes of their many friends follow them. J. S. W.”

KENNEDY, Mary, 1810, Ballybay, Monaghan, Ireland, 10 Jan 1893, Herrickville, Bradford, PA, Ballibay, Bradford, PA [wife of William MCPHERSON]
    "Mrs. William McPherson - In Monaghan Co. three miles from Ballybay in Ireland, lived William Kennedy and his wife Mary Nesbit. Their daughter Mary was born in 1810. She was the youngest one of nine children. She was married to William McPherson in 1838. One child born to them in Ireland died before they removed to this country in 1840, with other relatives and friends. There were born to them here John, Eliza (wife of B. F. Jacoby), Isaiah, William, James, Thomas Henry - five sons and one daughter, all of whom are residents of this county at present. William McPherson and wife were both members of the Presbyterian Church before coming to this country and maintained a christian character through their long life.
    Wm. McPherson departed this life May 1887, aged eighty-three years. His wife Mary survived him more than five years. She died at her home near Herrickville, Pa., Tuesday morning, Jan. 10, 1893, aged nearly eighty-three years.
    Mr. McPherson was a woman of unusual mental ability. She always had a very pleasant way with friends, though firm as a rock as regarded any principle or decision of right and wrong.
    She made friends very slowly, but once her friend it was nearly impossible to change her friendship.
    She was prudent, thrifty, industrious, much respected and esteemed by those who had lived beside her for fifty years or more. She was a good wife and her children rise up and call her blessed." [not copied from the original clipping.]

MAXFIELD, Almira, 7 Mar 1837, Tuscarora, Bradford, PA, 31 Dec 1911, Factoryville, Wyoming, PA, Stevensville, Bradford, PA [wife of Simon Bolivar STEVENS]
    "Mrs. Almira Maxfield Stevens died at the home of her son, Mark Stevens at Factoryville, on Sunday, Dec. 31, 1911, at 2 o'clock p.m. Her beautiful life closed with the last hours of the dying year. She had been an invalid for months, bearing her sufferings with great patience and with Christian fortitude.
    She was born in Tuscarora township, March 7, 1837; was married on February 9, 1861, to S. Bolivar Stevens of Stevensville, where her early married life was spent, she winning the love and respect of all who knew her. For over forty-two years she was a devoted member of the Episcopal church. Mrs. Stevens is survived by her aged husband and four sons: Frank of Fort Wayne, Ind.; Olin of Brooklyn, N.Y.; Cecil of Missoula, Montana, and Mark of Factoryville.
    Her remains were brought to Wyalusing Wednesday morning, Jan. 3, and taken to the Stevensville church where the funeral services were conducted by Rev. D. Miller, Episcopal minister at Tunkhannock. From there a large concourse of relatives and friends followed her to her last residing place in the Stevensville cemetery."

MORROW, Dorothea Marie, 20 Dec 1915, Towanda, Bradford, PA, 9 Dec 1999, Tucker, Dekalb, GA, Old Mother Church Cemetery, Robbinsville, Graham Co., NC. [wife of Willis O. BENSON, Sr.]

[WEDDING ANNOUNCEMENT]"Dorothea M. Morrow Becomes Bride - Towanda - Young Lady Weds Willis O. Benson in Presbyterian Church in Norristown [Montgomery Co., PA]; Miss Fitzgerald Maid of Honor.
    Miss Dorothea M. Morrow, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Andrew Morrow of Towanda [Bradford Co., PA], was married at 4 o'clock last Saturday afternoon [22 Jun 1940] in the First Presbyterian church at Norristown to Willis O. Benson, son of Mr. And Mrs. Charles Benson, 545 Chester Pike, Prospect Park [Delaware Co., PA].

    Rev. J. M. Corum, Jr., pastor of the church, performed the ceremony. Palms and lilies were placed at the altar. The bride was given in marriage by her father [J. Andrew Morrow], county superintendent of schools in this county [Bradford].
    Organ wedding music was played by Mrs. Edgar Wismer of Norristown.
    Attending the bride were Miss Margaret Fitzgerald of Scranton [Lackawanna Co., PA], who was maid of honor, and Miss Mary Helen Morrow and Miss Frances McCraney of Towanda, who were bridesmaids. David Bates, cousin of the bridegroom, was best man and the ushers were Raymond Lentz, brother-in-law of the bride, and Robert E. Smith.
    The bride wore a most becoming gown of white mousseline de soie. It had short sleeves and was fashioned with a lace yoke and lace band at the waist. She wore a heart-shaped hat of tulle with elbow length veil. Her bouquet was of white roses, baby breath and gardenias.
    The maid of honor's dress was of aqua blue net with yellow velvet bows. She also wore a heart-shaped hat with shoulder veil to match and aqua accessories. Her nose-gay [small bunch of flowers] was of yellow roses and baby's breath.
    Miss Mary Helen Morrow, sister of the bride, wore a dress of yellow net with aqua blue bows, heart-shaped hat with matching veil, pink accessories, and carried blending flowers.
    The bride's mother [Mildred Clara Eastabrook Morrow] chose a rose lace dress with Dubonnet accessories and wore a corsage of tea roses. The bridegroom's mother [Rachel Lavina Founds Benson] was gowned in black and white sheer with black and white accessories. Her corsage bouquet was of gardenias.
    Following the wedding, a reception was held at Andorra Inn*, Harm[o]nville [near Conshohocken, Montgomery Co., PA]. The couple then left on a wedding trip to Ocean City [Cape May Co., NJ] and upon their return will reside at 315 Kedron avenue, Morton [Delaware Co., PA]. The bride wore for traveling, a slate blue jacket ensemble with white accessories.
    Mrs. Benson graduated from Towanda High School and the Mansfield State Teachers College, receiving her B.A., degree in music in 1938. She is a music supervisor in Worcester and East Norristown townships in Montgomery county and Lower Gwynedd townships, Montgomery county.
    Mr. Benson graduated from Mansfield State Teachers College also, receiving his B. S. in 1939. He is now employed by the Westinghouse Electric Co. of Philadelphia."
    [(Towanda) Daily Review, 26 June 1940, p. 20] *Note-Pictures of the Andorra Inn, near Ridge & Butler Pikes, Harmonville, (Conshohocken vicinity), Montgomery Co., PA are available on the Library of Congress's American Historical Buildings web site.

MORROW, John Andrew (“Andy”), 3 Apr 1884, Herrick Township, Bradford, PA, 20 Jun 1967, Monroeton, Bradford, PA, Camptown, Bradford, PA [Also see wife Mildred Clara EASTABROOK above.] 

  "J. Andrew Morrow Dies; Was Widely Known as Educator - Was Bradford County Superintendent of Schools for 32 Years and Long Prominent in Rotary." 
    "J. Andrew Morrow, 83, in whose honor Towanda's newest school was dedicated only two months ago, died suddenly last night at the Monroeton Masonic Lodge hall where he had gone to attend the annual strawberry festival. 
    Mr. Morrow had ridden to Monroeton with Ernest W. Wood of Liberty Corners, a close friend of many years. They climbed the stairs to the lodge rooms and Mr. Morrow spoke to numerous friends in his usual warm, hearty way. Then he stepped to the desk to register. He wrote the initial "J." but got no further. 
    As he slumped to the floor, lodge members rushed to him, among them being Dr. T. Bailey Hunter of Towanda, who gave first aid. The ambulance was called and Dr. J. T. Kielty responded with it. The doctors said Mr. Morrow probably died instantly. 

    The body was taken to the Maryott Funeral Home in Towanda where arrangements were not complete last night. Time of the funeral will not be set until members of the family who live some distance away arrive here, probably tonight.
    Mr. Morrow had been in poor health for some time and it was feared he would not be able to attend the dedication of the new J. Andrew Morrow Elementary School here on April 9. He had had an attack of some kind, thought at first to heart trouble, only a few days before the scheduled dedication. When he made it to attend there was general rejoicing for Mr. Morrow has been held in high esteem.
    Mr. Morrow was born April 3, 1884, and attended the rural school in Ballibay in the Herrickville area. After that he went to Camptown Academy and then to Perkiomen Prep from which he graduated in 1906. After teaching at Ulster, Rome and Monroeton, where he was principal, he was game warden in this area for a couple of years. In 1916 he decided to return to the field of education and was appointed assistant county superintendent. On the death of Supt. W. T. Clarke in 1922 he was appointed county superintendent and held the office continuously until 1954--a period of 32 years--when he retired.
    When Mr. Morrow became the county superintendent in 1922 there were 148 one-room schools in the county and 19 high schools. When he retired, there were seven one-room schools and 12 high schools.
    Commenting on this during the dedication of J. Andrew Morrow Elementary School last April, County Schools Superintendent Charles DeWitt, who succeeded him, pointed out that "it took a lot of diplomacy, finesse and vision on Mr. Morrow's part to get those one-room school houses closed."
    "In fact," he continued, "we often ran into more trouble closing a one-room school than in building a new school."
    At his side at the school dedication was his wife, the former Mildred Eastabrook of Stevensville whom he married in 1909.
    Mr. Morrow earned a lofty position of respect in his, field during his 32-year career as county schools superintendent. He often was called to Harrisburg for consultation on matters of education policy.
    He was a member of the State Chamber of Commerce for 12 years, served on the Teachers Retirement Board for 12 years and was a past district governor of Rotary International.
   He was the originator of "The Lose Club," which started as a few educators invited as his guests to fish for a weekend. They stayed at Wyalusing Rocks. Each year more and more sought invitations until the group became a veritable "Who's Who" in education in the East. Renowned speakers came here to address the "fishermen" and the conference was one of the great events of the summer in educational circles.
     Mr. Morrow was an elder and for many years secretary of the Session of the Presbyterian Church in Towanda. He also belonged to the local Masonic bodies, where he attained the 32nd degree of masonry.
    He greatly enjoyed both hunting and fishing and was already planning a fishing expedition for this summer with Mr. Wood. At hunting camp he prided himself on being an excellent cook.
    Mr. Morrow is survived by his wife; three daughters, Mrs. John (Mary Helen) Waverka of Hershey, Pa., Mrs. Raymond (Marian) Lentz of Las Vegas, Nev., and Mrs. Willis (Dorothea) Benson of Kodiak, Alaska; a sister, Mrs. Helen Myers of Harrisburg; 10 grandchildren; and several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.” [Towanda Daily Review, June 21, 1967]

MORROW, Marian Eastabrook, 6 Sep 1910, Ulster, Bradford, PA, 3 Jun 1995, Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, Camptown, Bradford, PA [wife of Raymond Howard LENTZ] 
    "Marian Morrow Lentz, 84, formerly of Towanda, Pa., died June 3, 1995, Las Vegas, Nev., here home for 42 years. Marian was the oldest daughter of the late J. Andrew Morrow and Mildred Estabrook Morrow, born on Sept. 6, 1910, in Ulster. She was a graduate of Towanda High School, class of 1928.
    After graduation from the Mansfield State Teachers College (now University) she taught first and second grades at the Stevensville, Pa., school for four years until her marriage to Raymond H. Lentz. He preceded her in death on Nov. 7, 1973.
    Marian was a homemaker as well as an active member of the Las Vegas First Presbyterian Church, its women's association, Sunday school and many other church functions. She was also a member of the Uwahun Study Club, P.E.O. Sisterhood and the Salvation Army Auxiliary.
    She is survived by her daughters, Ellen Jensen and Susan Lentz of Las Vegas and Anne Ruymann of Columbus, Ohio; sisters, Mary Helen Waverka of Hershey, Pa., and Dorothea Benson of Atlanta, Ga.; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
    A memorial service was held on June 8, 1995, at the First Presbyterian Church in Las Vegas. Interment will be at a later date at the Camptown Cemetery." [25 June 1995 Obituary, Towanda Daily Review, Bradford Co., PA]

MORROW, Newton James, 31 Jan 1848, Herrick, Bradford, PA, 2 May 1941, ?, PA, Camptown, Bradford, PA 
    "Newton J. Morrow, farmer, of Herrick township, P.O. Ballibay, was born in Herrick township, this county (Bradford), January 31, 1848...(He) attended school in Ballibay and Camptown until his twenty-first year, and then worked on the farm and taught school three winters. In 1873 he purchased from his father fifty acres of land in Herrick township, on which he farmed, also carried on the business of buying and shipping hay and grain. In 1875 he went to Rummerfield, and went into business with Wellington Whittaker, dealing in general merchandise, under the firm name of Morrow & Whittaker, until 1877, when they closed the business out, and he returned to his farm, and has since followed farming, lumbering and shipping. In 1884 he purchased the homestead from his father; he has been school director two years, an elder in the Presbyterian Church, elected in June, 1890; politically he is a Republican. In 1872 he married Adeline, daughter of John and Mary (Fee) Nesbit, the eldest of seven children and they have three children." 

NESBIT, Jane, 5 Sep 1823, Ballybay, Monaghan, Ireland, 19 Oct 1898, Herrick Twnshp, Bradford, PA, Ballibay, Bradford, PA [wife of Richard HILLIS]
    OBITUARY#1: "Born in Ballybay, County Monaghan, Ireland, Sept. 5, 1823. Came to America with her parents in 1828. Her father came in 1827 and the following year he sent for his family. The family and their effects were brought on a lumber wagon from New York to Quick's Bend. Here they resided until 1831, when they moved to Ballibay, Pa. He carried his goods from Camptown (2 miles) on his back. First night after reaching their cabin in the wilderness, a son David was born. William Nesbit gave the name Ballibay to the new settlement. He died in 1841 and was the first person buried in the new cemetery." [copied by Dorothy Goodwin Freed]
    OBITUARY#2: "Mrs. Jane Hillis relict [widow] of Richard Hillis, died at the home of her son, R. S. Hillis in Herrick Township, Oct. 19 of dysentery. Deceased was a daughter of William and Eleanor Nesbit, and was born in Ballibay, County Monaghan, Ireland, Sept. 23, 1823. She came to America with her parents in 1828.
    She was married in 1841 to Richard Hillis, also a native of Ballibay, Ireland, who came to this country in 1833, settling in Herrick. Unto them were born twelve children, eight of whom survive as follows: Margaret, wife of G. W. Blackman, Towanda; Elisha L. Hillis of Sedgewick, KS; David A. Hillis of Wyalusing; Mary J., wife of T. B. Stone, Wyalusing; Richard S. Hillis occupying the homestead; Belle, wife of G. N. Maxwell, Lodi, NY; John N. Hillis of Kansas City, KS; Miss Anna E. Hillis, Towanda.
    The father died Oct. 20, 1880, and just 6 weeks before the death of her mother, Mrs. Susan Hillis Dayton passed from [this] earth.
    Mrs. Hillis was a devoted member of the Presbyterian church which she joined in Ballibay in 1842.
    Funeral services conducted by Rev. M. I. Cook, were held from the home Friday afternoon at one o'clock; interment in Ballibay cemetery.
    Mrs. Hillis in her early years passed through all the trying experiences incident to pioneer life. Her father came to America in 1827 and in the following year sent for the family. The family and their effects were brought in a lumber wagon from New York."
    [Bradford Star or Reporter, Towanda, PA ,Oct. 1898 - Transcribed by Carlton Wolfe – in the Tri-County Web site at: ]

NESBIT, John, 14 Dec 1821, Ballybay, Monaghan, Ireland, 8 May 1893, Ballibay, Bradford, PA, Ballibay, Bradford, PA
    "John Nesbit came of good Scotch-Irish Presbyterian family for generations back. His father, William Nesbit, was an elder in the Presbyterian church. John Nesbit was born to William And Eleanor (Wood) Nesbit near Ballybay, County Monaghan, Ireland, December 14, 1821.
    The family emigrated to this country in 1827 when John was a boy of six years; in 1830 when he was nine years of age, the family moved on the Nesbit farm in Ballibay, which has since for a period of more than 62 years been the home of John Nesbit. July 11, 1840, he united with the Presbyterian Church at Merryall, at eighteen and a half years. When he was less than twenty years of age his father died, leaving the care of the family on the boy's shoulders. The father at his death charged his son to keep up family worship which he did to the end of his life.
    He was married Sept. 4, 1850 to Miss Mary Fee by the Rev. S.F. Colt. This has been an unusually happy married life of nearly forty-three years.
    They have now living two daughters, Mrs. N. J. Morrow and Mrs. P. S. Squires, of Herrick, and four sons, William M., John F., and Andrew D., all of Tekamah, Neb., and Richard G. of Craig, Neb. One child died in infancy, thirty years ago.
    The children of this family are nearly all members of the Presbyterian church. The ties of affection have always been strong in other distant happy homes and the remembrance of father and mother have been very bright; no anniversary has been allowed to pass without tokens of affectionate remembrance from all these boys so far removed from the home of their childhood.
    Mr. Nesbit has been a consistent Christian through these years, a man of fervent piety, whose life has exemplified his faith in the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ.
    He has been through all these years a generous supporter of the gospel, church and every good work. His conversion reached his pocketbook as well as his daily life.
    In 1854, he and his good wife removed their membership to Herrick, and in 1857, June 6, Mr. Nesbit was chosen ruling elder and deacon and was a faithful officer at the time of his death.
    Mr. Nesbit was an exceedingly industrious man; with untiring labor and close economy he made a home in the forest and accumulated a comfortable competence.
    He was a kind neighbor, very ready to visit the sick, and relieve the poor and needy.
    His house has always been open with a welcome to all good people and especially a home for ministers of every description.
    He was a good father, having brought up his children in the fear of the Lord, trained them in diligence, given then all a good education and taught them to be useful citizens and love their home.
    He was a faithful, loving husband.
    He was taken with pneumonia on Saturday night, April 29th. In answer to a telegram, two sons came from Nebraska on Thursday, May 4th. With his sons, daughters, and wife around him, with every care that loving hearts, willing hands and medical skill could bring, his pains were eased and his comfort sought. On Monday afternoon, surrounded by his family, he entered peacefully into rest.
    On the 18th and 19th of April, Mr. Nesbit was in the Presbytery at Athens. The same week his son, Richard, an elder in the church of Craig, Nebraska, was attending Presbytery at South Omaha, and his grandson at the same time was a member of the Christian Endeavor Convention in South Omaha.
    A strange coincidence: His sister, Mrs. Jane Hillis, while visiting her daughter, Mrs. Maxwell, in Lodi, N.Y. was taken sick with pneumonia at the same hour on Saturday.
    On Wednesday morning at eleven o'clock, from the home of more than three score years, loving friends bore his body to burial in God's acre, beside his father and mother. The man of God, who pronounced the ceremony that bound him for life to a loving wife, gave words of comfort and cheer, his pastor conducting the service on the occasion.
    "Blessed are the dead that die in the Lord."
    The body was borne to its last resting place by six nephews of the deceased and was preceded by seven ministers and followed by a large concourse of friends. M.L.C." [copied by Nan Hardy from the Wyalusing Rocket, May 18, 1893]

NESBIT, Richard Grant, 19 Oct 1864, Ballibay, Bradford, PA, Nov 1946, Canon City, Fremont, CO, [probably buried in Canon City, Fremont, CO, but had purchased plots in Ballibay, Bradford Co., Penn]
    "Richard G. Nesbit, Retired Business Man, Dies Friday - Richard Grant Nesbit, retired Canon City (CO) businessman, died suddenly at 12:15 Friday noon at his home, 1013 Greenwood avenue. He celebrated his 82nd birthday on October 19. Mr. Nesbit has been in declining health for several years, but he had been able to be about his apartment, and his death was due to a heart attack which struck without warning. He had resided in Canon City since 1906, coming here from Nebraska for reasons of health. Until ill health caused him to lead a quiet life, he was long one of the most devout and active members of the Canon City First Presbyterian church. He had served on the official boards of the church for many years and was long associated with the Sunday school as teacher and superintendent.
    Not long after coming here, Mr. Nesbit and John Kennedy purchased the storage and coal business of George Wood and operated it for some time. He later bought stock in the Felter Clothing company and was associated with L. W. Felter and John Hamilton in its operation for a period of five years. After selling his interest in the company to Mr. Felter, he invested in the Canon Grocery company with R. J. Craigh and Andy S. Lonnecker. These three men operated the business for nine years, finally closing and turning over the building to the Duff-Moyle Dry Goods company. Later, Mr. Nesbit and Mr. Lonnecker conducted, for a short time, the grocery firm of Lonnecker and Nesbit. He had been retired since that firm closed.
     Mr. Nesbit was active in many community, church and educational affairs during his business years in Canon City. For 12 years, he was in charge of taking the school census here, during which he got to know nearly every family in the community. Few men here had a wider acquaintanceship. It was Mr. Nesbit's pride that in all of the associations of men in business, he had no unpleasant dealings, and in the days following he counted his former associates among his closest friends. Mr. Nesbit was born in Ballibay, [Bradford Co.] Penn., the youngest of seven children. He taught in public and private schools in his early years, later moving to Tekamah, Neb., in 1888. He served as deputy county treasurer there, and later was associated in the Craig State bank and also in private business in Tekamah, prior to moving to Canon City. Surviving Mr. Nesbit are his wife and two sons, John, county commissioner at Fort Collins, and Paul, operator of an inn at Estes Park and a former Canon City school teacher. The body of Mr. Nesbit is in care of the Wilson mortuary. Funeral arrangements will be announced later." [Newspaper clipping dated 15 Nov. 1946, Canon City Daily Review]

POTTER, Emeline, 9 Jul 1823, Bridgewater, Bucks, PA, 8 Aug 1888, Hammonton, Atlantic, NJ, [wife of Edward Jesse EASTABROOK] 
[90% certain this is her photograph, Bill Benson, 2001] 

    [Obituary is not a good copy.] "Mrs. Emeline Estabrook, wife of Mr. E. J. Estabrook, and sister of Mr. D. L. Potter, died at her residence, on Believue Avenue, Hammonton, [NJ] Wednesday, Aug. 8th, 1888, aged 65 years. 
    Though not in vigorous health, Mrs. E. was able to attend Church and Sunday School last Sunday, and was not considered? dangerously ill until past Wed_? cal? aid? Though a resident here but three years, her geni?al? and ____? _____? ____? won the hearts of many friends, who sympathize deeply with the _____ family. Happily, "It is well with her." Three sons and one daughter are among the mourners all ____? and ____? in homes of their own. Funeral services? at the Presbyterian Church this Saturday afternoon, one o'clock." 
     [NOTE: She and her husband were honored by the placement of two beautiful stained glass windows at the front of the Stevensville Presbyterian Church's, Bradford. Co, PA. Hers reads "In Memory of Emiline Eastabrook 1809-1888." Her birth year on the window is incorrect.] 

ROCKWELL, Herbert Volney, 12 Oct 1860, Spring Hill, Bradford, PA, 1950, Camptown, Bradford, PA
    "Herbert Rockwell, 90, Of Camptown Dies - Herbert Rockwell, 90, a life-long resident of Camptown, died at his home Thursday afternoon following an illness of three weeks.
    Mr. Rockwell was born at Spring Hill but had operated a farm near Camptown for the greater part of his life. He was a member of the Camptown Methodist Church.
    Survivors are his wife Dora Rockwell, and the following children: Mrs. Frank Hurd of Warren Center, William Rockwell of Waverly, Herbert Rockwell, Jr. of Rochester, N. Y., and Miss Ruth Rockwell of Newark Valley, N. Y.; one sister, Mrs. Gilbert Sumner of Stevensville; six grandchildren, Norma Barnes of Endicott, Harold Barnes of LeRaysville, Jack Hurd of Warren Center, Rose Marie Rockwell of Rochester, Jane and Richard Rockwell of Waverly; four [great?] grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
    Funeral services will be held at the family home Saturday at 2 p. m. and interment will be in Camptown cemetery." [The Daily Review, Towanda, PA, Friday Morning [1950]

ROCKWELL, Mary Lucinda, 1 Nov 1832, Pike Twnshp., Bradford, PA, 14 Nov 1897, Pike Twnshp., Bradford, PA, Stevensville, Bradford, PA [wife of Allen WHITE]
    "Mrs. Mary White, widow of the late Allen White, departed this life at her home in Cold Creek on Sunday evening, Nov. 14, 1897, in the 65th year of her age.
    The funeral services were conducted at the Stevensville Presbyterian church by the pastor Rev. Howard Wright, who gave an excellent address based on Ecclesiastes, 9th chapter and 10th verse: "Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might."
    For the past three years she has been a sufferer from consumption but had been around until about four weeks previous to her death, when at length it became known that her health was so fast declining, wide-spread sympathy was felt with and fond hopes were expressed for her recovery. Most careful attention was given her by loving children and friends. Great satisfaction was felt from the fact that everything that human skill could accomplish and loving hearts devise was done for her, but God in his love saw fit to order it otherwise.
    We sorrow not as those who have no hope. We bow submissively before Him who doeth all things well, and are thankful for the life lived among us and for the home of a blessed reunion when time with us shall be no more.
An angel mother has left us,
Left us forever more;
But we hope to meet our loved one,
On that yonder golden shore.
All is lonely within the dwelling,
Sad are our hearts to-day;
For one we loved so dearly
Has forever died.
Good-bye mother, fare thee well,
You no more on earth can dwell;
You no more our songs shall know,
On this peaceful earth below.
     The children of the departed desire to heartily thank those who so kindly extended their aid during the last sickness and death of their mother."

STEVENS, Ebenezer Lacey, 4 Apr 1843, Pike Twnshp, Bradford, PA, 23 May 1925, Auburn, Cayuga, NY, Stevensville, Bradford, PA
    "'Ebenezer Lacey Stevens, Descendant of First Settlers and Great-Grandson of Revolutionary War Hero, Buried at Stevensville.'
    The funeral of the late Ebenezer Lacey Stevens was held at the Stevensville Presbyterian church on Wednesday afternoon and was largely attended. Interment took place in the family plot in the Stevensville cemetery. Except for the past year and a few months, his entire life was spent in Stevensville, where he held the respect of all who knew him.
    He was born April 4, 1843, a son of Cyprus and Lydia (Lacey) Stevens and died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. H. E. Belcher of Auburn, N.Y., May 23, 1925. The farm on which he was born was cleared and settled by his grandfather, Colonel Aden Stevens, who twice paid for the land; under the Connecticut title and again under the Pennsylvania title. It was paid for in wheat. Peter Stevens, the father of Col. Aden Stevens, died at Danbury, Connecticut, from wounds received at that place during the Revolutionary War. Soon after peace was restored, three sons came from Conn. and settled Stevensville, their farms joining and the town which sprang up on the sight of their early settlement was given the name Stevensville. The brothers were Nathan, Aden and Samuel. None of these farms are owned or occupied by their descendants today.
    In October, 1868, E. Lacey Stevens married Miss Abigail J. Birchard, of Birchardville, Pa. To them were born three daughters, as follows: Eva Louise, who became the wife of Harry E. Belcher, of Newark Valley, N.Y., and Ruie May, who was married to Joseph Hurst of Camptown.
    At one time, Mr. Stevens was engaged in the mercantile business with the late Henry Ross, of Waverly, N.Y., and the late Charles Fremont Jones, of this place under the firm name of "Ross, Stevens and Jones." He was for over forty years an elder in the Presbyterian church and the land on which the Stevensville church was built, was given for that purpose from the original farm of his grandfather. The land on which the schoolhouse stands was also given by his grandfather. Before the church at Stevensville was built the earlier members of his family went to Camptown to worship in the old church at Merryall, called "the first church of Wyalusing."
    In September, 1903, occurred the death of his good wife, Abigail, who was indeed a help meet for him. It may be said that this pair were a power for good in the community of Stevensville as well as in the church. About the year 1913, he was bereft of his daughter Ruie S. Hurst, who left a son, an infant named James Lacey Hurst, who resides with his father in Maryland.
    E. Lacey Stevens married for his second wife, Mrs. Orpha Granger McCain, who resides with her children by a former marriage in Scott's Bluff, Nebraska. He is also survived by his daughter, Eva S. Belcher and husband and their two daughters, Harriet Abigail Belcher and Mary Louise Belcher, of Auburn where he made his home and where he was lovingly and tenderly cared for by his devoted daughter. "Blessed are they who die in the Lord; from henceforth that they may rest from their labors and their works do follow them." Rev. 14:13."

STEVENS, Ella May, Oct 1864, Pike twnshp., Bradford, PA, 13 May 1933, Stevensville, Bradford, PA, Camptown, Bradford, PA [wife of Frank Edward Potter EASTABROOK, also above] 

[Ella, Frank, children Mildred and Victor] 

    "Widely Known Woman is Taken" - Mrs. F. E. Eastabrook Dies at Her Home in Stevensville - Mrs. F. E. Eastabrook, native of Stevensville and a lifelong resident there, died at her home at 3:30 Saturday afternoon after a short illness from pneumonia and complications. 
    She was 68 years old, having been the only daughter of Jonathan B. and Sarah Rockwell Stevens. For years she has been one of the best known residents of the southeastern part of the county. 
    She is survived by her husband; two children, Victor of Binghamton (N.Y.) and Mrs. J. Andrew Morrow of Towanda; and four grandchildren. 
    Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the home in Stevensville. Burial will be at Camptown." 

STEVENS, Harry S, 16 Jan 1866, ?, 6 Dec 1904, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, Stevensville, Bradford, PA
    "Died in Philadelphia on Dec. 6, Harry S., son of Silas and Etta Stevens. Besides being the only son, he was almost the idol of his parents. In his family he was kind and affectionate, and it may be truly said, they were a happy family. This sudden bereavement is a terrible blow to the sorrowing wife and children, and we can say they have the heartfelt sympathy of our entire community. In the midst of health and happiness he was attacked by a ruthless disease, which for the past few months baffled the skill of the most eminent physicians. Besides his wife, father, mother and sister, he leaves four daughters. The funeral was held at his old home here Sunday at 12 o'clock. The sermon was preached by Rev. James Wilkes, the pastor of the Presbyterian church of which he was a member." [Stevensville, Bradford Co., PA]

STEVENS, Jonathan Brink, 18 Feb 1838, Stevensville, Bradford, PA, 16 Jan 1916, Stevensville, Bradford, PA, Stevensville, Bradford, PA
    OBITUARY1: "Jonathan B. Stevens, one of the best known men in Eastern Bradford county, died at his home in Stevensville yesterday morning about 9 o'clock, aged 76 years. He was a war veteran, serving in the 141st P. V. I. He is survived by his widow, one daughter, Mrs. F. E. Eastabrooks of Stevensville, and two grandchildren, Victor Eastabrooks, and Mrs. J. A. Morrow of Towanda; also two brothers, Theodore and Arthur Stevens of Stevensville. The funeral will be held at the home Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock; interment in the Stevensville cemetery."
    OBITUARY2: "Jonathan B. Stevens, son of Henry and Martha (Brink) was born at Stevensville, Pa. February, 18th, 1838. He had two brothers Theodore and Arthur.
    Jonathan Stevens was married to Miss Sarah Rockwell May 1862. To them was born one daughter Ella wife of Frank Eastabrook of Stevensville, Pa.
    Mr. Stevens lived his life of nearly four score years in the immediate neighborhood of his birth. He had been in poor health for some time past and with a brief sickness died on Sunday January 16, 1916.
    His widow, daughter, two grandchildren, and two great grand-children survive him.
    The funeral services took place from his late home on Tuesday 18th, and were conducted by the Rev. Milton Lewis Cook assisted by Rev. W. E. Lewis. The burial was among the graves of his friends and relatives of a lifetime.
    Mr. Stevens was a member of the Presbyterian church at Stevensville, and was of an old and honored family who have been residents of the vicinity for many years. He was a soldier of the Union army for a time.--Contributed" ["Volume 28. No. 38" on top of obituary]

STEVENS, Lynn D, 21 Feb 1861, Herrick, Bradford, PA, 26 Feb 1926, , Stevensville, Bradford, PA
    OBITUARY1: "Lynn D. Stevens - On Sunday, Feb. 28, at 2 p.m. funeral services for Lynn D. Stevens were held in the Stevensville church, the Rev. J. F. Langton officiating. There was a large attendance of friends and relatives. In addition to the members of the family, there were present relatives of local residents and from Dallas, Pa., Middlebury, Conn., Wyalusing and Camptown.
    The interment was in the family plot in the Stevensville cemetery.
    Mr. Stevens had been ill through out autumn and winter months, and was a patient sufferer. He died peacefully about 3:30 a.m., Friday, Feb. 26th.
    Mr. Stevens, who spent almost his entire life in Pike township was unusually esteemed as a citizen, a friend and neighbor and was known to be a devoted husband and father. He was born in Herrick township February 21, 1861, son of Theodore and Clarissa Canfield. He was married Sept. 25, 1901, to Grace Bradshaw. Of this union, one child Esther, was born. There survive him besides Mrs. Stevens and daughter, two brothers, E. G. Stevens of Dallas, Pa., and Ira N. Stevens of Middlebury, Conn., and a sister, Mrs. Elnore Boyd of Camptown"
    OBITUARY2: "L. D. Stevens died at his home in Stevensville February 26, aged 65 years. Funeral services will be held Sunday, February 28, at the Stevensville church at 2 o'clock. Burial will be at Stevensville."

STEVENS, Mark Allison, , , [died] 27 Sep [?], Brooklyn, Kings, NY, Stevensville, Bradford, PA
    "Mark Allison Stevens, 57 years old, died at the home of his daughter Mrs. D. K. Antrim in Brooklyn, N.Y., at 9 a.m. September 27. He is survived by four sons: Allison K. of Brooklyn, N.Y.; Cecil H. of Camden, N.J.; Theodore R., of Dallas, Texas; James M. of Camptown [Bradford Co., PA]; three daughters: Mrs. D. K. Antrim of Brooklyn, N.Y., Mrs. R. F. Elliott of Camptown, PA; Miss Marion Stevens of Lake Placid, N.Y.; also three brothers: Cecil H. of Missoula, Mont.; Frank J. of Scranton, [PA]; Olin H. of Brooklyn, N.Y.
    Funeral services will be held this Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home of Mrs. R. F. Elliott in Camptown, with burial at Stevensville." [Bradford Co., PA]

STEVENS, Silas W, 5 Jul 1830, LeRaysville, Bradford, PA, 8 Jun 1913, Stevensville, Bradford, PA, Stevensville, Bradford, PA
    "Silas W. Stevens died Sunday night at 7 o'clock at his home in Stevensville, aged 83 years. Deceased was born near LeRaysville, and when 4 years old moved to Stevensville with his parents, where the rest of his life was spent. He was the last of nine children [to live], and is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Warren Lake of Stevensville. Mr. Stevens was a charter member of the Stevensville Presbyterian church. The town of Stevensville was named in honor of his parents, who were pioneer settlers in that place. [Actually it was his father's uncles Nathan and Col. Aden Stevens for whom Stevensville was named.] The funeral will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the house. Rev. M. L. Cook of Merryall, assisted by Rev. Mr. Lewis of Stevensville, will conduct the services."

STEVENS, Simon Bolivar, 7 Apr 1828, Pike Twnshp, Bradford, PA, 26 Jan 1912, Factoryville, Wyoming, PA, Stevensville, Bradford, PA
    "Simon Bolivar Stevens was born in Pike Township, Bradford County, on April 7, 1828, and died at Factoryville, on January 26, 1912, aged 83 years, 9 months and 17 days.
    When eight years old he, with his father, Nathan Stevens, moved from their home near LeRaysville to Stevensville, where the father died in 1861. In the same year, February 9, he was married to Almira Maxfield. To them were born four sons, Frank Joel of Fort Wayne, Ind.; Olin Howard of Brooklyn, N.Y.; Mark Allison of Factoryville, and Cecil Hiram of Missoula, Montana.
    Leaving the old homestead at Stevensville, he went with his family to Laurel Run, PA, in 1899. Three years later the family removed to Kingston. In 1907, he with his wife went to live with their son Mark at Factoryville, where they remained until death claimed them.
    Mrs. Stevens died on December 31, 1911, and was buried in the family plot at Stevensville on January 3. Mr. Stevens returned to Factoryville and was apparently in good health until one week before his death when he took a cold which developed into pneumonia and caused his death. The funeral services were conducted at the house on Saturday, January 27, by Rev. B. F. Johns of the Factoryville M. E. church, and at the Presbyterian church at Stevensville, Sunday, January 28, by the pastor, Rev. J. S. Wilkes, with interment in the Stevensville cemetery by the side of his late wife.
    Mr. and Mrs. Stevens celebrated their golden wedding anniversary on February 9, 1911. Besides the children above mentioned, Mr. Stevens is survived by one brother, Silas W. Stevens of Stevensville."

STEVENS, Theodore, 1836, , 26 Jan 1920, Stevensville, Bradford, PA, Stevensville, Bradford, PA
    "Aged Stevensville Resident is Found Dead in his Bed - Theodore Stevens, 84 years old, was found dead in bed at his home near Stevensville in Pike township yesterday morning. Death was caused by heart disease. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Clarissa A. Stevens; one brother, Arthur G. Stevens of Stevensville; and the following children: L. D. Stevens of Stevensville, Elwin G. Stevens of Dallas, Pa., Ira W. Stevens of Middlebury, Conn., and Mrs. Elnora Boyd of Lime Hill; besides five grandchildren.
    Funeral services will be held at the home of his son, L. D. Stevens, Thursday, January 29, at 1 o'clock p.m., the Rev. Mowatt officiating, and interment will be made at Stevensville."

WHITE, Adelia Marie, Abt 12 Sep 1821, , , NY, 26 Jan 1890, Pike twnshp., Bradford, PA, Stevensville, Bradford, PA [wife of Nathan ROCKWELL]

[dau. Sarah Cathyrn & Adelia]

    "At her home near Stevensville, Jan. 26, 1890. Mrs. Adelia M., widow of Nathan Rockwell, aged 68 years. Mrs. Rockwell was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church for 38 years, was much beloved and will be greatly missed in the community."

WHITE, Lucy Maria, 2 Oct 1860, , 12 Feb 1929, Cold Creek, Bradford, PA, Stevensville, Bradford, PA [wife of Eugene A DONLEY]

     "Mrs. Lucy Donley, of Cold Creek, died on Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock, at her home, at that place, at the age of 68 years. She died following a lingering illness of a complication of diseases.
    Mrs. Donley was a life-long resident of Cold Creek and was well and favorably known on that place.
    Funeral services will be held at her late home on Friday, February 15th, at 1 o'clock, with services at the Stevensville church at 2 o'clock. Interment will be made at Stevensville."

WHITE, Melvin L., 21 Feb 1846, Middletown Twnshp, Susquehanna, PA, 26 Mar 1916, Stevensville, Bradford, PA, Stevensville, Bradford, PA
    "Melvin L. White - Died Sunday, March 26 - Aged 70 Years - After an illness of two years, Melvin White of Stevensville, Pa., died at his home on Sunday, March 26, 1916. The immediate cause of his death was liver and heart trouble which confined him to his home for the past two months. He was a son of George and Electra (Brister) White and was born in Middletown township, Susquehanna Co., Pa., February 21 1846. On July 3, 1871 he was united in marriage to Maggie Miller of Herrick, Pa., and to them were born five children; Mrs. Ned Coolbaugh of Prattville, Mrs. Sadie Ash, Mrs. Lara Bender and Miss Edith at home and George White of Camptown. The deceased was one of the prominent citizens in that section and was respected by all. The funeral service will be held, Wednesday, March 29 at 2 o'clock at his late home and the burial will be made at Stevensville."

WILKES, James S, , , , Jun 1913, Bellefonte, Center, PA, [BELOVED MINISTER OF BRADFORD COUNTY]
    "Rev. James S. Wilkes, formerly of Stevensville, died yesterday morning at a hospital in Bellefonte, Center county, Pa. Deceased was for eleven years pastor of the Rushville and Stevensville Presbyterian churches, and was well and favorably known in the Eastern part of the county. Death was due to Bright's disease which developed an attack of grip. Mr. Wilkes was about 45 years of age, and was ordained into the ministry and installed as pastor at Stevensville eleven years ago. He moved to Milesburg, Center county, last October. Besides his widow he is survived by four children, Hattie, William, Thomas and Robert, all at home; also three brothers and four sisters."

ZEILE, Anna Frances, 28 Nov 1892, Ashtabula, Ashtabula, OH, 19 Nov 1980, Massena, St. Lawrence, NY, Camptown, Bradford, PA [wife of Victor S. EASTABROOK]
    "Anne Z. Eastabrook Rites Held - MASSENA - The funeral for Mrs. Anne Z. Eastabrook, 87, Laurel Terrace, retired teacher and house mother who died Wednesday morning in Highland Nursing Home, was held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Phillips Memorial Home.
    Rev. George Easter, rector at St. John's Episcopal church, officiated. Burial will be Friday in Camptown, Pa. Memorial contributions may be made to St. John's Episcopal Church Memorial Fund.
    Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Jack (Elizabeth) Hardy; four grandchildren; a great-grandson; a brother, David Zeile, and two sisters, Miss Adelaide Zeile and Miss Mary Zeile, all of Bradenton, Fla.
    Born in Ashtabula, Ohio, Nov. 28, 1892, daughter of George and Elizabeth Siering Zeile, she was graduated from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and was married to Victor S. Eastabrook in June 1916 in Ashtabula.
    Mrs. Eastabrook was employed as a home economics teacher in Ashtabula and at Lake Luzerne. She later worked in Potsdam as a sorority house mother and had lived at Massena for the past 10 years."