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ACKERY, James, was drowned at Hempstead, L.I., July 26. (Aug. 3, 1831)
[Source: National Intelligencer, as pub. in the NGSQ, vol 55, No. 1, March 1967, sub. by K. T.]

ADAMS -- The body of his son, G. W. Adams who was drowned some time ago, was found near Hurlgate on the 14th inst. [Republican Compiler, Gettysburg, PA, June 23, 1829 - sub. by N. Piper]

BOLLMEYER - On Sunday, July 27th. 1919., in his 76th year, Albert H., dearly beloved husband of Josephine (nee Bohlen) and father of Annie G. Wichtmann and Henry J. Bollmeyer. Funeral service Wednesday morning at 11 o'clock at his late residence (Cherokee Avenue I, between Fulton St. and Hillside Ave., Hollis, L. I. Please omit flowers. Interment private. [New York Tribune July 29, 1919 - Sub. by a Friend of Free Genealogy]

- seventy-five, a veteran of the Civil War, died yesterday at the home of his niece, Mrs. Jane Patrick,113 Lawrence Street. Flush Long Island. He served in the Civil War as a private in Company B. 10th Regiment, United States Infantry. Before he retired several years ago he was employed as a boilermaker. [New York Tribune July 29, 1919 - Sub. by a Friend of Free Genealogy]

CARMAN, Thomas, was drowned at Hempstead, L. I., July 26. He leaves a wife and 10 children. (Aug. 3, 1831, "National Intelligencer", as pub. in the NGSQ, vol 55, No. 1, March 1967, submitted by K. Torp]

DURYEA, George, Col.
Funeral of Col. Duryea
GLEN COVE, L. I., April 3 - Services over the remains of Col. George Duryea, who died in St. Vincent's Hospital, New York City, on Thursday, were held in St. Paul's Episcopal Church to-day. The following pall bearers officiated: Paul Grim, James Conlin, William Relley, Charles Baldwin, William Campbell, Jerry Seaman, and George Gale. The services at the grave were of a Masonic order, and were conducted by Col. E.M.L. Ehlers, Secretary of the Grand Lodge of Masons of New York State. The train from New York brought among the friends, about thirty-five members of the Fifth New York, better known as the "Duryea Zouaves." [New York Times. 4 April 1897. Submitted by Gene.]

- Suddenly at Sea Cliff, L. I. on Sunday, July 27. 1919, Franz Fohr, in his 81st year. Funeral services will be held at the home of Karl Eilers on Tuesday. July 29. 1919, at 6 p. m. Cars will meet train leaving Pennsylvania Station at 3:18 p. m., due Sea Cliff station 4:19 pm [New York Tribune July 29, 1919 - Sub. by a Friend of Free Genealogy]

FRANKLIN, Martha Littlefield

Mrs. Martha Littlefield Franklin, seventy-three, widow of Lindley Murry Franklin, former president of the Queens County Savings Hank at Flushing, and mother of Lewis B. Franklin, who served during the was as director of the War Loan Organization and as adviser to William C. McAdoo, died Sunday night at her home, 718 Sanford Avenue, Flushing. She was born in Flushing, where her father owned a large estate. She was a member of the Women's Auxiliary of St. George's Church, and was one of the organizers of Flushing Hospital.
[New York Tribune July 29, 1919.Submitted by a Friend of Free Genealogy ]
FRANKLIN- Martha Littlefield, wife of the late Lindley Murray Franklin, at Flushing, N. Y., July 27. Funeral private. Please omit flowers.
[New York Tribune July 29, 1919 - Sub. by a Friend of Free Genealogy]

FROST, Hannah H.
At Glen Cove, L. I., on Wednesday, Aug. 26, of consumption, Hannah H., wife of Edward L. Frost, in the 50th year of her age.
["New York Times", Sept. 23, 1857. Submitted by Amanda Jowers]

At Hackensack. N J., on July 27. Rose Kinich Kreisa, beloved wife of John Kreisa and mother of Mrs. William Edwards, of Englewood ; May, John and Frank, of Hackensack, and Conrad of Merced. Cal., after a short illness, in her 65th year. Funeral from the home 80 Lawrence St.. on Wednesday, at 1 p. m. Interment St. Michael's Cemetery, Long Island.
[New York Tribune July 29, 1919 - Sub. by a Friend of Free Genealogy]

LADD, Francois J.G.
Class of 1878 - FRANCOIS JOSEPH GALL LADD. LL.B. Columbia, 1881. B. Mar. 24, 1851, Epping, N.H. Lawyer. D. Aug. 7, 1912, Richmond Hill, New York.
[Source: "Dartmouth College Necrology, 1912-1913, Hanover, N.H. Transcribed by Kim Mohler]

PALMER, Albert R.
Class of 1903 – ALBERT ROLLINS PALMER. B. 19 Sept., 1881, Astoria, N.Y. Teacher. D. 27 Feb., 1906, Brooklyn, N.Y.
[Source: "Dartmouth College Necrology, 1905-1906", Hanover, N.H. Transcribed by Kim Mohler]

McMAHON, Patrick
Services for Patrick McMahon, formerly of Norwalk and recently of Long Island City, uncle of Mrs. Katherine Windsor Greco of this city, who died Sunday at St. John's Hospital, Long Island City, were held this morning in Long Island City. Burial took place in Calvary Cemetery, Long Island. April 29, 1953, The Norwalk Hour, Norwalk, Conn.
(Newspaper: "The Norwalk Hour", Norwalk, Conn. Submitted by a Friend of Free Genealogy)

RUDYARD, Charlie Hollis
At Green Point, on Sunday morning, Sept. 27, Charlie Hollis, youngest son of Charles W. and Charlotte M. Rudyard, aged 6 months and 26 days. The friends and relatives are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, from the residence of his parents, Javay st. near Franklin, (Green Point) this (Monday) afternoon at 4 o'clock. The remains will be taken to Greenport, L. I. for interment.
["New York Times", Sept. 28, 1857. AJ - Sub by FoFG]

CLASS OF 1835 -- Horatio Southgate, D.D. -- Son of Judge Horatio Southgate and Abigail McLellan; born in Portland, Me., July 5, 1812; prepared for college in Portland; graduated at Bowdoin College, 1832; took the full course in this Seminary, 1832-35; was ordained deacon in the Episcopal Church, July 12, 1835, at Trinity Church, Boston, by Bishop Griswold. In 1836 he was sent by the Board of Missions on a tour of investigation among the Mohammedans of Turkey and Persia. On his return he was ordained to the priesthood in St. Paul’s Chapel, New York City, by Bishop Onderdonk, October 3, 1839, and was missionary in Constantinople, 1840-44. He was then consecrated missionary bishop for “the dominions and dependencies of the Sultan of Turkey,” October 26, 1844, in St. Peter’s Church, Philadelphia, and exercised the episcopal office in that country until 1849. In 1850 he was elected bishop of California, but declined. In 1851 he organized St. Luke’s Church in Portland, Me., now the cathedral church of that diocese. He was rector of the Church of the Advent, Boston, 1852-58, and of Zion Church, New York City, 1859-72. He afterwards resided at Falls Church, Va., at Ravenswood, L.I. (officiating for a time there at St. Thomas’s Church), and from 1885 at Astoria, L.I.
Besides his varied service in the church, at home and abroad, Bishop Southgate published several books: Narrative of a Tour through Armenia, Persia, etc., Narrative of a Visit to the Syrian Church of Mesopotoamia, A Treatise on the Antiquity, Doctrine, Ministry, and Worship of the Anglican Church, The War in the East, The Cross Above the Crescent: a Romance of Constantinople, and other volumes. He also contributed largely to magazines and reviews. He received the degree of Doctor of Divinity from Columbia College in 1845.
Dr. Southgate was married, January 29, 1839, to Elizabeth Southgate Brown, of Portland, Me., daughter of William Brown and Octavia Southgate. She died August 10, 1850, and he married, second, December 28, 1864, Sarah Elizabeth Hutchinson, of New York City, daughter of Hiram Hutchinson and Mary Ann Luffberry. She survives him. Of thirteen children, nine are living. One son is a priest in the Roman Catholic Church and another is a lawyer in New York City.
Bishop Southgate died of typhoid malaria, in Astoria, L.I., April 12, 1894, in his eighty-second year.
[Source: "Necrology … Andover Theological Seminary (1828 – 1865)" transcribed by Kim Mohler]

NEW YORK, Jan. . 23.— Joe Ullman, known from New York to California as a sporting man and book maker, died yesterday afternoon at the Amityville sanitarium, Long island, of brain trouble. Some time ago his friends placed him in the Amityville sanitarium for treatment. He slowly grew worse and passed away today while unconscious.
["The San Francisco Call", January 24, 1908 - Submitted By Candi Horton]

WAGNER, Mrs. Robert F.
Mrs. Robert F. Wagner, wife of the Supreme Court Justice, died yesterday morning at their home at Woodmere, Long Island. Her death was due to an automobile accident four weeks ago, when her machine was struck by a Thirty-fourth Street trolley car. She then suffered from a nervous shock, from which she never recovered. Mrs. Wagner is survived by her husband and a son ten years old.
[New York Tribune July 29, 1919 - Sub. by a Friend of Free Genealogy]

WALCUTT, John Macy, fifty-two, president of the Walcutt Brothers Company, printers, died Sunday in the Flushing Hospital. [New York Tribune July 29, 1919 - Sub. by a Friend of Free Genealogy]

WIGGINS, George A.
Suddenly, at New Hyde Park, Long Island. Sunday. July 27, 1919, George A. Wiggins, Jr.. son of Maude G. and George A. Wiggins, funeral private.
[New York Tribune July 29, 1919 - Sub. by a Friend of Free Genealogy]

WOODEN, Elizabeth
At Oyster Bay, L. I., on Sunday, Sept 20, Elizabeth Wooden, aged 91 years.
["New York Time", Sept. 25, 1857. AJ - Sub by FOFG]


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