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Cortland County
New York
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Obituaries and Death Notices

BROWN, Merton D.
Class of 1897 - MERTON DAY BROWN. B. 6 Mar., 1868, Scott, N.Y. Business. D. 7 Feb., 1907, Dorchester, Mass. [Source: "Dartmouth College Necrology, 1906-1907, Hanover, N.H. Transcribed by Kim Mohler]


The following deaths occurred in Augur General Hospital during the week ending April 30, 1864:
April 26 - Emory Gifferd, Co. D. 157th NY., aged 19; residence East Scott, Courtlandt Co., NY., died of measles.
The remains of these soldiers were all buried on the day following their deaths, with appropriate services, in the Soldiers' Cemetery near the Hospital.
[The Soldiers' journal., May 04, 1864, (Rendevous of Distribution, Va.)]

SQUIRES, Zacharia

Death of Z. SQUIRES -- Mr. Zachariah SQUIRES died Feb. 8 at his home in Aurora, (Kane County, IL) after a lingering illness, aged 86 years and 8 months. He was an uncle of Lawyer C. H. MORE, of this city (Batavia, Kane Co, IL), who attended the funeral, Saturday.
Mr. SQUIRES was born in Virgil, Cortland Co., N. Y., and was brought up at farming in his eastern home. He came west in 1847 locating on a farm in Big Rock, this county. In 1855 he located in Aurora, entering the lumber firm of Hackney & Gardner and has lived there ever since. Funeral was held at the house, No. 365 Lincoln Avenue, Saturday afternoon, at 1:30 o’clock.
[Source: Batavia Herald, 15 February, 1894 - Submitted by K.T.]

TRUESDALE, MRS., aged 83, died at Courtland, N. Y.  (16 Nov.)  [Source: Vital Statistics from the National Intelligencer, by George A. Martin, (1829) transcribed by Liz Dellinger]




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