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Obituaries and Death Notices

SCALWELL
New York- Alderman Scalwell was shot in a drunken riot yesterday and died at noon.
["Deseret News", Salt Lake City, Wed. Dec. 15, 1869. Submitted by Candi Horton.]

SCHMIDT, Frederick F.
Still Another Suicide
Early on Thursday morning a German named FREDERICK F. SCHMIDT committed suicide, at No. 548 Fourth-street, by blowing his brains out with a horse-pistol. The friends of deceased are unable to assign any cause for his committing the rash act. He was only 35 years old, and had been in the country but a few months.
[The New York Times, June 2, 1855. Transcribed by Melissa Rodriguez]

SCOTT, Lydia C.
In this City, on Thursday evening, Sept 24, Lydia C., wife of John M. Scott. The friends and relatives of the family are respectfully invited to attend her funeral, from Calvary Church, (Rev. Dr. Hawk's) without further invitation.
[New York Times, Sept. 26, 1857. Submitted by Amanda Jowers.]

SISSON, Mary L.
Mrs Mary L Sisson Almy widow of Harvey S Almy of New York and Newport, died yesterday at her home in Hillside, East Greenwich, R.I. The funeral will be held at the home Tuesday morning.
[Source; "The Times" Newspaper dated August 15, 1920. Submitted by Janice Rice]

SLYPSON, Robert
In this City, on Monday evening, Sept. 14, Robert Slypson, in the 51st year of his age. The friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend his funeral on Thursday afternoon, at 1 o'clock from his late residence. No. 27 Avenue D. The remains will be taken to Cypress Hills Cemetery.
[New York Times, Sept. 16, 1857. Submitted by Amanda Jowers.]

SMITH, Cerritt
Cerritt Smith died suddenly from an apoplectic attack, at the residence of General John Cochran, his son-in-law, in New York City, on the 28th. He was 77 years old.
[Source: Dated 31 Dec 1874, Pioneer Times. Oct. 1987, Vol 11, No 4. Typed by Joanne Scobee Morgan]

STORER, Maria
On the 27th inst., Mrs. Maria Storer, aged 49 years, late of New York City.
[Placer Times, Sacramento, Saturday, 12-8-1849 - Sub. by Brenda Wiesner]

SUMMERFIELD, John
Died in New York, on Monday, the 13th inst., after a painful illness of near four weeks, the Reverend John Summerfield in the 27th year of his age.
[Republican Compiler (Gettysburg, Pennsylvania) June 22, 1825. Submitted by Nancy Piper]

SUTHERLY
New York- Jan 6
A tenement house fire in East 92nd street resulted in three deaths and seven injured. The dead: Mrs. Mary Sutherly, widow; Frank Sutherly, aged 9, James Sutherly, aged 22.
["Mansfield News". Jan 6, 1900. Submitted by Linda D.]






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