G. W. MORRELL, OLDEST CONESUS MAN, PASSES
Conesus, Feb. 19 - George W. MORRELL (line unreadable) town of Conesus died at his home today. He was a veteran of the Civil War and served in 45 engagements. (Line unreadable) Ursula; one son, Austin; three daughters, Mrs. L. G. SLIKER of Conesus, Mrs. Lula PRESCOTT of Watkins, Mrs. John C. COLE of South Livonia. Military funeral from the home Thursday at 2 p.m.
Dansville, Feb. 19 - Jacob HECKMAN, 77, died today at Rochester after a brief illness of pneumonia, HECKMAN is survived by his widow, Nellie, two daughters, Mrs. Fannie LE ROY and Miss Martha HECKMAN, and one grandchild Carlton(?) LE ROY, all of Dansville. The body was brought to his home in South Street, here. Funeral from the home Friday afternoon at 3 o’clock.
Dansville, Feb. 19 - George MORRELL, 87, who resided in the town of Conesus below Scottsburg, died today at his home of pneumonia. MORRELL was the last surviving veteran of the Civil War in Conesus. He was a member of Seth N Hedges, Post, G. A. R., of this village.
Dansville, Feb. 19 - Jerome BENEDICT, a Civil War veteran at Conesus, died a few weeks ago. He is survived by his widow, Ursula ARMSTRONG MORRELL; one son, Austin; three daughters, Mrs. Lula TRESCOTT, Mrs. John COE, and Mrs. Alonso SLIKER all of Conesus. Funeral Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock from the home. Burial in ???? Cemetery, below Scottsburg.
ERNEST C. THILKE
Lockport, Feb. 19 - Ernest C. THILKE, 36, World War veteran of the Crapsey road, town of Lockport, died today in the City Hospital. He served 18 months in the 108th Infantry, 27th Division, overseas and was gassed and wounded. He belonged to cataract Lodge, I. O. O. F. Surviving are his mother, Mary THILKE, six brothers and one sister, Mrs. Lloyd WASHBURN, and Frank THILKE, town of Lockport, Willis THILKE, Buffalo; Herman and Fred THILKE, town of Wilson, John and Charles McDONALD, of Lockport. Funeral Thursday at 2:30 o’clock from the home of his brother, John McDONALD, 16? Price Street. Burial in Cold Springs Cemetery.
Naples, Feb. 20 - Funeral services for Allison BLANCHARD, 69, took place today from the home in Prattsburgh Street. He was born at Springwater, moving to Naples many years ago. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Cora CONRAD BLANCHARD, and one stepson, Stephen BLANCHARD of Naples, and a sister, Mrs. C. E. VANSCOOTER of Bath.
HARRY C. SMITH
Perry, Feb. 20 - Harry C. SMITH died at the Community Hospital of Warsaw, Monday. He leaves a widow and six children; two brothers, Hartwell of Lake George and <snip> didn’t get the rest.
MRS. ELIZABETH M. TOWER
(1st line unreadable) Elizabeth M. TOWER, 80, died here today at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Emily COUSINS. She was the widow of Daniel H. TOWER, a veteran of the 5th Michigan Infantry of the Civil War, and she was a member of Women’s Relief Corps and of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Batavia. She is survived by three sons, Isaac W. TOWER of Bergen, Arthur T. TOWER and Almon TOWER of Barre, and by her daughter, Mrs. COUSINS of Elba. Funeral from the COUSINS home in Elba at 10 o’clock on Saturday. Burial in Millville Cemetery.
MRS. MARY SNELL
Medina, Feb. 20 - The funeral of Mrs. Mary SNELL, 90, widow of S. A. SNELL, who died at her home in West Avenue Tuesday, will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock with burial at Millville. Mrs. SNELL was the daughter of the late William and Eleanor BARKER and was born in a log house on the BARKER homestead on Maple Ridge, Aug. 11, 1838. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. O. F. BUTTS and Mrs. Henry PETTIT; two sons, John B. and Bernie B. of this place, and one sister, Mrs. Adelaide ROSS, of Spencerport.
JESSE S. SMITH
Lockport, Feb. 20 - Jesse S. SMITH, 83, died today at the home of his son, Warren SMITH in the town of Wilson. He leaves two daughters, Mrs. Irvin MUDD and Mrs. Sarah BALL of Lockport; three sons, Elmer, Warren and Floyd SMITH, and one sister, Mrs. Paulina ADAMS of Lockport. Funeral Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock from the home of his son, Warren. Buried in North Ridge Cemetery.
LAST RITES FRIDAY FOR PARMA WAR VETERAN
Spencerport, Feb. 20 - Frank SAUNDERS, 90, Civil War veteran and one of the
oldest residents of the Town of Parma, died at his home at Parma Corners
yesterday, after an illness of several months.
Mr. SAUNDERS was born in London, England, May 21, 1839 son of the late William and Susan Tyre SAUNDERS. He came to the United States, 79 years ago and had lived in Parma for 71 years. In 1861 he enlisted in Company I., 13th New York Volunteer Infantry, and served throughout the war.
The flag to be draped on his casket is the flag that was presented to the 13th New York Volunteers by the women at Parma Corners.
Mr. SAUNDERS was one of the oldest members of Parma Lodge, I. O. O. F. The Parma Baptist Church and one of five surviving members of John H. Martindale Post, G. A. R., of Spencerport.
He is survived by his widow, Julia Horton SAUNDERS; one son, Charles H. SAUNDERS of Rochester; one daughter, Mrs. Martha S. AUSTIN of Parma Corners, and five grandchildren; one brother, Philip SAUNDERS of Rochester. Services will be held from the house (Friday?) Afternoon at ? O’clock, Rev. A. F. GROSBECT, of the Parma Baptist Church, officiating. I. O. O. F. services will be conducted at the home. Burial in Riverside Cemetery, Rochester.