ca. 19 years
d. 15 April 1896 at Smithtown Branch; consumption
d. “this week” at Palmyra, New Jersey; uncle of Mrs. George Howarth of
Greenlawn; 17 January 1891 paper
BLADE William J.
drowned 29 June 1892 while swimming at Bayville; native of England; in the
U. S. for 3 years
BLAINE James G.
d. at Washington, D. C.; former U. S. Secretary of State and Republican
candidate for President 1884; long obit in 4 February 1893 paper
BLAIR Agnes *
15 y 3 m 15 d
d. 15 April 1896 at Huntington
BLAIR Albert *
17 y 1 m 16 d
d. 2 March 1896 at Huntington
BLAIR John B.
d. 1 January 1896 at Chicago, Illinois, in an insane ward of an institution; “famous
painter and inventor”; painted portrait of President Zachary Taylor, which hangs at
the White House; painted war panoramas; invented the silk bag gas balloon and
about 1845, “a bicycle modeled on the same line as the safeties of the present
time”; invented “rubber tips for pencils” from which E. Faber “profited to the
extent of half a million dollars”
BLAIR John Insley
d. “last week” at Blairstown, New Jersey; “capitalist, railroad promoter and
philanthropist .... leaving an enormous fortune estimated at seventy-five millions of
dollars”; “memory is honored because of his large gifts to educational institutions
and to the cause of religion and charity”; 9 December 1899 paper
BLAKE Edward J.
d. 2 March 1891 at Harrison, New Jersey; interment at Westbury; school principal
in New York City
d. 21 July 1900 at South Dix Hills at the home of Henry Caree; heart failure;
funeral at Commack M. E. Church by Rev. Nelson; interment at Commack M. E.
d. 9 April 1894 at New York City; pneumonia; interment at Cold Spring;
daughter of Mrs. Bleecker, summer resident of Cold Spring and granddaughter of
late Charles Moore
BLOOMER William H.
d. 14 July 1898 at Ozone Park; blood poisoning; division superintendent of
Brooklyn Heights Trolley Railroad; long career in railroading, including the
L. I. R. R.; long obit in 16 July 1898 paper
d. 3 May 1895; funeral M. E. Church, Northport; mother of Mrs. Charles Payne