Passaic County, New Jersey Obituaries
George L. Catlin
Source: Trenton Evening Times (Tuesday, 15 Dec. 1896) transcribed by FoFG mz
Paterson, N. J., Dec. 15. - George L. Catlin, who died at St. Luke's hospital, New York, yesterday, lived in this city, and was for sixteen years consul at Zurich, Switzerland. He was the author of many well known poems and sketches.
January 18, 1882 - Charles Clark, aged 15 years, employed in Strang's silk mill, Paterson, while playing with a piece of rope dangling from a shaft, had the end of it whipped around his wrist and in an instant he was whirling about the shaft, which was revolving 150 times a minute. The machinery was stopped and the lad taken down, when it was found that his left foot was torn off and his other limbs terribly lacerated. Before physicians could be summoned he was dead. [Submitted by Shauna Williams]
Source: Centinel of Freedom (Newark, NJ) Tuesday, 16 Nov. 1813; transcribed by FoFG mz
DIED - At Paterson, N. J. on the 30th of October, 1813, Mrs. Susan Davis, daughter of Col. Abraham Godwin of that place, in the 28th year of her age, after a severe illness of nearly eight weeks, which she bore with almost unexampled patience. In her, her parents and near relatives have lost a most affectionate daughter and sister, and her two dear little orphan children, a kind and tender mother.
Source: Trenton State Gazette (Tuesday, 20 Sept. 1881) transcribed by FoFG mz
John Derrick, of Jersey City, died in a saloon at Passaic on Friday. He appeared to have been on a prolonged spree, and had a bottle with him when he died.
The Rev. Father Joseph F. Dolan
PASSAIC, N. J., Oct. 30 - The Rev. Father Joseph F. Dolan of St. George's Roman Catholic Church, Lakeview, died to-day in the church rectory. He had been ill since last September. Father Dolan was born on Christmas Day, 1859. He was graduated from St. Francis College, Brooklyn, and Seton Hall College,
South Orange He was ordained May 30, 1885. He was appointed curate at St. Agnes's Church, Paterson, and after five years assumed charge of St. Michael's Parish. When St. George's Parish was founded fifteen years ago Father Dolan became pastor and had served in that capacity since.
(New York Times - October 31, 1912 - Submitted by Dale Donlon)
Mrs. Roy L. Glover
Source: Trenton Evening Times (Monday, 4 Jan. 1915) transcribed by FoFG mz
PATERSON, N. J., Jan. 4. - Word was received here today of the death in Nogales, Ariz., of Mrs. Roy L. Glover, the divorced wife of Vice Chancellor M. Lewis and Daniel De Villiers. The latter shot and killed Glover in San Francisco a year ago. Mrs. Glover was the daughter of Henry G. Campbell, of 592 Park Avenue, this city, of the brokerage firm of Henry G. Campbell & Company, 11 Wall Street, New York City.
Roy C. Harlan
Given Military Funeral
Chicago, Sept. 17. - Full military honors were accorded today to six of the men who were drowned last Sunday by the capsizing of a cutter in Lake Michigan. One officer and ten apprenticed seamen of the United States naval training station at North Chicago lost their lives In the accident.
Services were held over the bodies of William E. Antrobus, Indianapolis; Roy C. Harlan, Bloomingdale, N. J.; J. K. Lindsay, St. Louis; W. J. Southworth, Pittsburg; F. F, Winkler, Chicago, and John Wallace, Turner, Ind. After the ceremonies the bodies were sent to their homes.
Officers at the naval station said a formal inquiry scheduled for today would not be held until the other three missing bodies had been recovered. Search for them continues.
(The Washington Post - September 18, 1912 - Submitted by Dale Donlon)
Class of 1859 - JEDEDIAH KILBOURN HAYWARD. A.B., 1873. B. 13 Aug., 1835, Thetford, Vt. Judge Probate, N.Y., 1896. Lawyer. D. 5 July, 1909, Paterson, N.J.
Source is: Dartmouth College Necrology, 1908-1909, Hanover, N.H. Transcribed by Kim Mohler.
Thomas G. Hughes
Source: Trenton Evening Times (Thursday, 11 Mar. 1915) transcribed by FoFG mz
PATERSON, March 11. - Thomas G. Hughes, 40, brother of United States Senator William Hughes, died yesterday in the Paterson General Hospital after an operation. His mother died ten days ago. At the age of 20 Mr. Hughes was one of the leading skaters and bicycle riders in the East. In 1890 he, with T. Simpson Standeven, took the tri-state fifty-mile cycle championship, defeating the best riders in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He leaves a widow and seven children.
Source: Trenton Evening Times (Monday, 17 Aug. 1914) transcribed by FoFG mz
PATERSON, Aug. 17. - As a result of eating crabs while on her vacation in Asbury Park July 30, Miss Lillian Jackson, 18 years old, of 27 De Mott Avenue, Clifton, died of ptomaine poisoning yesterday at St. Joseph's Hospital.
Charles Joughin Rites Tomorrow; Titanic Survivor
Paterson Evening News, Monday 10 December 1956
A service for Charles Joughin, 78, of 574 E. 23rd St., who survived the sinking of the trans-Atlantic liner, Titanic, will be held tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the R. Charles D. Legg and Sons Home for Funerals, 384 Broadway. The Rev. William L. Griffin, Jr., of St. Paul's Episcopal Church will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Cemetery. Visiting hours are after 7 tonight.
Mr. Joughin died yesterday at the Barnert Memorial Hospital. Born in Liverpool, England, he lived in Paterson about 35 years. He went to sea at the age of 11, and later became chief baker on various steamships. He was aboard the Titanic when it sank on its maiden voyage in April, 1912, after ramming an iceberg. He was also on the SS Oregon when it went to the bottom in Boston Harbor a number of years ago. Before retiring 12 years ago, he served on ships operated by the American Export Lines, as well as on World War II troop transports.
His wife, Mrs. Nellie Ripley Joughin, died in 1943. He leaves a daughter, Miss Agnes Joughin, of Liverpool, a stepdaughter, Mrs. Henry (Rose) Stoehr, of Paterson, and nieces and nephews.
JOUGHIN---Entered into eternal rest in Paterson, Dec. 9, 1956, Charles, beloved husband of the late Nellie Ripley of 574 E. 23rd St. Funeral service Tuesday at the R. Charles D. Legg and Sons Home for Funerals, 384 Broadway 2 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Interment at Cedar Lawn Cemetery. Friends may call Monday after 7 p.m. Please omit flowers.
Col. Van Houten, of the 21st New Jersey regiment, who fell while gallantly leading his men at Chancellorsville on the 3d of May, was buried with military honors at Patterson, N. J., on the 14th of May.
[Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, May 30, 1863 - Submitted by Candi H.]
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