Henry A. Jaquay
(December 21, 1820 - April 30, 1893)


Henry A. Jaquay one of the oldest residents of the town of Lenox died at his 
home on New Boston street about two miles from Canastota, last Sunday morning,
April 30. Mr. Jaquay was born in this town Dec. 21, 1820, and at the time of 
his death was over 72 years of age.  His entire life has been passed within 
the boundaries of his native town. Sept. 20, 1843 was united in marriage with
Mary A. Roberts, who survives him.  They had eight children of whom two 
survive, Olin C. Jaquay, of this village, and Mrs. B. F. Goss, who lives at 
the old homestead. The eldest son Reuben, was a soldier in the civil war and  
starved to death in Andersonville prison.  Mr. Jaquay leaves one sister, Mrs.
J. H. VanDerwarker, of Canastota, and one brother, C. W. Jaquay, who lives in
Illinois.  Deceased had been a consistent member of the M. E. church for 
twenty years and his funeral services were conducted by the pastor of that 
church at his late residence, Tuesday afternoon.  Burial was at Lenox Rural 
cemetery.  Mr. Jaquay has been a model citizen, an exemplary christian and a 
kind neighbor and friend. His death will be sincerely mourned by a wide 
circle of acquaintances. 

Date: Friday, May 19, 2000 09:47 AM

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