Deaths Reported by the "Long Islander" 1891-1900

Abstracted by David Roberts


C Surnames


CADOO Aaron Aabout@ 85 years

d. 23 April 1897 at Northport; grip; funeral at Trinity Episcopal Church, Northport; survived by unnamed widow; father of Mrs. John Boohm, Maggie Cadoo, Emilie Cadoo, Joseph Cadoo and John Cadoo; native of Ireland; came to Northport Aabout 35 years ago@ [ca. 1862]

CADOO Sarah 65 years

d. 21 February 1900; Aafter a long illness@; funeral at Trinity Episcopal Church, Northport; mother of Mrs. Oscar Nichols, Mrs. John Boohm, Emily Cadoo and John Cadoo, all of Northport, Mrs. Frank Simmons of Brooklyn, and Joseph Cadoo of New York City

CAHILL Catherine

d. 14 July 1899 at Hicksville, Aafter suffering for a long time@; interment at Catholic Cemetery, Westbury Station; mother of William Cahill

CAHILL Thomas 56 years

d. 28 May 1899 at Hicksville; brief illness; unmarried


Asudden death@ reported in [Huntington] Village Notes column 6 June 1896 paper; brother of Fred Caire

CAIRE Emilie A. B. 44 years

d. 5 June 1899 at Jersey City, New Jersey; had undergone a Aserious operation@; funeral at M. E. Church, Huntington, by Rev. Walter and Rev. Seem; daughter of Stephen Brown; wife of Louis H. Caire; mother of Robert Caire; native of Elizabeth, New Jersey, she grew up in Huntington

CAIRE Frederick 70 yrs 9 mos

d. 2 June 1899 at Huntington Harbor; consumption; funeral at Central Presbyterian Church, Huntington, by Rev. Seem; married first to Angeline Ketcham; second wife Frances Johnson, survives; father of John S. Caire of Hart Lake, Pennsylvania, and Lewis J. Caire of Jersey City Heights, New Jersey; Acame here when a comparatively young man and engaged in the pottery business, afterwards selling out to Brown Brothers, one of whom now conducts the same business@; later ran a grocery at Huntington Harbor; resident of Poughkeepsie, N. Y., for awhile; returned to Huntington Aa few years ago@

CALDER James 25 years

d. 3 October 1897 at Brooklyn; consumption; interment at Huntington; resident of Huntington Aa number of years ago@; Abore the reputation of being an honest and upright boy@


d. 7 March 1892 at New York City; summer resident of Oyster Bay; Aan estimable lady always willing to assist in church work or in aiding the poor and afflicted@

CALLOW George W.

d. 24 November 1894 at Jamaica Asuddenly from an attack of heart disease while in the [post] office@ Jamaica postmaster

CAMPBELL Sarah 74 yrs 10 mos

d. 8 March 1896 at Cold Spring Harbor; funeral at Cold Spring Harbor, by Rev. Gillies of Brooklyn, formerly pastor of Huntington M. E. Church, and Rev. Cox of Union Baptist Church, Cold Spring Harbor; interment at Huntington; daughter of Eliphalet Rogers; widow of Leonard Turner and Mr. Campbell; mother of Leonard Turner, keeper of Cold Spring Lighthouse; sister of Mrs. Eliphalet Bunce of Cold Spring Harbor, Mrs. George Hallock of Huntington, Miss Jane Rogers of Brooklyn, David Rogers of Brooklyn and Charles Rogers of Cold Spring Harbor; grandmother of Blance Turner and Leonard Turner, both of Cold Spring Harbor; native of Cold Spring Harbor

CAMPBELL Susannah Anearly@ 84 years

d. 15 December 1894 at Fort Salonga; interment at Northport; mother of Mrs. Charles Bullock and grandmother of Mrs Jonas Mott


Alate head of the large wall paper manufacturing house at the foot of East Twenty-Third Street, New York@; account of contested will in 23 January 1897 paper

CANAVELLO John B. 89 years

d. 20 May 1895 at Brooklyn; husband of Annette Delmonico; son-in-law of Peter A. Delmonico; father of two sons and two daughters, one of whom is Mrs. Edward Johnson of Huntington; native of Genoa, Italy; former resident of Huntington, who owned Aquite a farm@ at Huntington Harbor Note: see NYG&B Record April 1990 for details on this family

CANTRELL Mary A. 74 years

d. 19 or 20 June 1895 at Fair Ground or Huntington; Aafter a long and very painful illness@; funeral by Rev. Cox of Huntington Baptist and Rev. Dr. Rhodes of Marcy Avenue Baptist, Brooklyn; interment at Green-Wood, Brooklyn; widow of Samuel Cantrell, who d. 15 February 1877; mother of Joseph Cantrell, Frank Cantrell, George Cantrell, Mrs. Emma Beard and Mrs. Mary Devan; grandmother of 23 and great-grandmother of 4; native of Commack, b. 28 February 1821; m. 26 April 1843 to Samuel Cantrell, who was in shoe business in New York City; resided Amost of her life@ in New York City and later in Brooklyn until a Ayear ago last spring@ when she moved to Huntington

CANVIN Capt. John J.

d. 19 September 1897; pilot who had gone on board the steamship Idaho to guide her into New York Harbor and Awas taken suddenly ill and within fifteen minutes was dead@; funeral at Brooklyn; survived by unnamed widow and six children; resident of Hicksville


consumption; funeral 10 March 1898; survived by her mother; Westbury item

CARL Phebe

d. 15 February 1899; inflamation of the bowels; resident of Pine Hollow

CARLHOLM Ferdinand 30 years

d. 21 April 1898 at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; run over by a freight train; funeral at Northport; stepson of Fred Ehrle, Athe mail carrier between Fort Salonga and East Northport@; nephew of Frank Johnson of Northport; resident of Chicago, Illinois; former resident of Fresh Pond

CARLIN Bridget 63 years

d. 8 June 1895 at East Northport; cancer of the stomach; interment at Hauppague; widow of John Carlin


d. February 1895; death noted in account of widow=s death 15 June 1895 paper

CARLL infant

funeral 25 February 1894; child of Jesse Carll, Jr.; Northport item

CARLL Ada K. 27 years

d. 6 March 1892 at Comac; daughter of Silas and Elizabeth Carll

CARLL Harry I. 4 months

d. 23 July 1891 at Huntington

CARLL John * 16 months

d. 21 July 1894 at Huntington; cholera infantum

CARLL Katharine A.

d. 17 January 1895 at Greenwich, Connecticut; daughter of Dr. Selah S. Carll; cousin of George Carll, David Carll and Lemuel Carll; former resident of Jericho; inherited Alarge amounts of property including a great deal of real estate about Breslau, Hicksville and Jericho@ from her father; member of the Presbyterian Church; a Acultured and refined lady@; interment at Friends= Meetinghouse, Jericho; Woodbury and Hicksville items 20 April 1895 paper

CARLL Lemuel AUncle Lem@ 78 years

d. 11 May 1899 at West Hills; paralytic stroke; interment at family plot on farm in West Hills; son of Timothy Carll and Miriam McWick [?Van Wick]; brother of late Mary (Mrs. Elias) Baylis; widower of Sarah L. Colyer (m. 28 December 1842); father of Miriam (Mrs. Fred) Eggerman and Hannah (Mrs. Zebulon K.) Oakley of West Hills; native of West Hills, b. 31 May 1821; died in the same house in which he was born; an Aold school Baptist@; a Asure as death@ Democrat, who served as overseer of the poor and excise commissioners for the Town of Huntington

CARLL Lewis F. * 64 yrs 11 mos

d. 16 December 1895 at Huntington

CARLL Louise A. 74 y 9 m 8 d

d. 8 June 1900 at Brooklyn; interment at Huntington Rural Cemetery; wife of J. Platt Carll; daughter-in-law of the late Gilbert Carll; sister-in-law of Oliver S. Carll of Dix Hills

CARLL Mary H. 67 years

d.26 June 1900 at Dix Hills; paralytic stroke a year ago; funeral at Dix Hills by Rev. Seem of Huntington and Rev. Schwarz of Melville; interment at East Hampton; wife of George Carll (m. 1855); daughter of William and Phebe Hedges; sister of James Hedges and William Hedges, both of East Hampton, and one deceased brother; native of East Hampton; member of East Hampton Presbyterian Church early in life; following her marriage, she resided in Dix Hills and was a member of First Presbyterian and later Central Presbyterian churches, Huntington; Aa charter member of Central Presbyterian Church and has always been a loyal friend to its interests@

CARLL Sarah* 18 years

d. 14 September 1900 at Huntington; consumption; funeral at Huntington by Rev. Burrell

CARLL Silas 79 years

d. 16 May 1898 at Commack; funeral at Commack; son of John Carll; father of Mrs. Edward P. Carll and Edward P. Carll [sic]; Aa man of strict integrity, generous and genial in his nature, ever ready to do an act of kindness@

CARLL William H. * 9 days

d. 25 February 1894 at Huntington

CARLLSEN G. A. 42 years

d. 5 June 1891 at Northport

CARMAN Abraham 70 years

d. 20 November 1893 at Rockville Centre; struck by Sag Harbor Express train and Ainstantly killed@; grandfather of William Carman, who was also killed

CARMAN Alfred H. * 36 y 6 m 11 d

d. 27 June 1897 at Huntington; hostler at Huntington House sheds; found dead in a mud puddle; Ait appears .... that he was taken with a fit and fell face downward into the pool@

CARMAN George Franklin

d. 30 September 1891 at Patchogue; father of Arlington H. Carman; native of Patchogue; Suffolk County businessman and political leader; biography in 3 October 1891 paper


Anervous prostration@; funeral 3 June 1896 St. James M. E. Church, St. James

CARMAN Thomas D. 87 years

d. 16 April 1896 at Brooklyn; pneumonia; interment at Green-Wood, Brooklyn; father of Elbert S. Carman and Mrs. Adeline M. Snedeker; native of Hempstead; in early life was grocery merchant in Hempstead; moved to Brooklyn, where he established a clothing business; for a time, he was a resident of Australia, where he established a stage line from Melbourne to Ballarat, Aat the time of the gold fever@; Aowner of the hotel, cottages and surrounding property at Massapequa. L. I., the well-known summer resort@; long obit in 18 April 1896 paper, but the biographical dates for Mr. Carman=s life are confusing

CARMAN William 18 years

d. 20 November 1893 at Rockville Centre; struck by Sag Harbor Express train and Ainstantly killed@; grandson of Abraham Carman, also killed in accident

CARMAN William E.

d. 27 August 1893; interment at Hempstead; son‑in‑law of William M. Akley

CARPENTER Alida 22 years

d. 2 December 1896 at New York City; funeral Sea Cliff; daughter of J. Thomas Carpenter of Sea Cliff


d. 7 September 1892; son of Charles W. Carpenter of Garden City

CARPENTER Benjamin 65 years

d. 5 August 1899 at Brooklyn; funeral at Brooklyn; interment at Carpenter Burial Ground, Sea Cliff; unnamed widow and four children survive; native and former resident of Sea Cliff

CARPENTER Catherine H. 83 years

d. 30 May 1896; interment at White Plains, New York; Glen Cove item

CARPENTER Charles W. 63 years

d. 8 July 1898 at Glen Cove; cancer of the liver; funeral at Glen Cove; brother of Coles A. Carpenter; Alife long resident@ of Glen Cove; he and brother were proprietors of the Sea Cliff clay and sands banks; Afor many years a member of the M. E. Church@

CARPENTER Coles * Aold@

d. 3 May 1895; found dead in bed; Aheart disease is supposed to be the cause of his death@; Aold colored man ... for many years in the employ of the late Richard Dudgeon at Peacock Point near [Glen Cove]@; Glen Cove item

CARPENTER Elizabeth R. 84 years

d. 9 March 1900 at Glen Cove; interment at Locust Valley; had returned home from the funeral of her daughter Mrs. John Pogue at Oyster Bay when she was taken ill; mother of Julia Carpenter of Glen Cove, Elizabeth Carpenter of New York City, and the late Mrs. John Pogue of Oyster Bay

CARPENTER Mrs. Edward W. 79 years

d. 8 January 1899 at Syosset; Aafter a long illness@; interment at Elmont


d. 29 July 1899 at Sag Harbor; suddenly of heart failure; son of Benoni Carpenter; son-in-law of late Capt. Barney Green of Southampton; father of Mrs. Maria Gleason of New York City and Addie Carpenter of Sag Harbor; brother of Frank Carpenter; native of Bristol County, Massachusetts (b. 6 July 1835); graduate of Brown University, 1854; lawyer; moved to Sag Harbor early in career; Aalways took an active part in politics and educational matters@; served in past years as assistant United States Assessor for Suffolk County, chairman of the Suffolk County Republican Committee, chief of the Sag Harbor Fire Department, president of the Sag Harbor School Board, and attorney for Sag Harbor Savings Bank; elected to the New York State Assembly from Suffolk County in 1879

CARPENTER Mrs. Everett A.

d. 19 November 1894 at New York City; visiting her daughter when she Awas taken suddenly ill with a severe pain in her side .... and died before medical aid arrived@; resident of Sag Harbor

CARPENTER James H. 72 years

d. 7 January 1897 at Sea Cliff; funeral Sea Cliff M. E. Church; interment at Sea Cliff; Aengaged in the butcher and grocery business for over twenty years in Sea Cliff@; Alocal preacher and connected with the M. E. church in [Sea Cliff]. He was an honest, upright man and greatly respected and admired@; account of funeral in 16 January 1897 paper

CARPENTER John Wesley 71 years

d. 29 August 1898 at Searingtown; funeral at Searingtown M. E. Church; interment at M. E. Churchyard, Searingtown; brother of George W. Carpenter of Searingtown; resident of Sea Cliff

CARPENTER Thomas Bradford 68 years

d. 13 September 1900 at Freeport; brother of Stephen Carpenter of Hicksville; survived by unnamed widow and three daughters

CARPENTER William T. 52 years

d. 18 July 1896 at Matinnecock; funeral St. Paul=s Episcopal Church, Glen Cove; interment at St. Paul=s Churchyard; son of William Carpenter; father of William Carpenter, Harry Carpenter and Clarence Carpenter, Aall engaged in business in New York City@; survived by unnamed widow

CARPENTERS Amelia Ann 88 years

d. 27 January 1895 at Sea Cliff; interment at Roslyn; mother-in-law of Jonathan Baldwin


d. Asuddenly@ 27 January 1892; interment at Westbury; laundress of the Cathedral School [Garden City]

CARR George T. 77 years

d. AFriday of last week@ [badly torn piece of newspaper which probably is a part of the 8 January 1898 issue]; survived by an unnamed widow; father of New[ ] Carr, Joseph Carr and Mrs. [ ]rd Sturges; Huntington native; blacksmith who had an Aextensive carriage business@ in Huntington with Frederick Sammis; moved to South Norwalk, Connecticut, Asome thirty years ago@ and to Cranbury, Connecticut, Aa few years ago@; was resident of Cranbury at time of death

CARR Georgie 16 years

funeral 25 September 1896 at Norwalk, Connecticut; daughter of George Carr, a former resident of Huntington

CARR Capt. Joseph E.

d. 1 February 1900 at Brooklyn; cancer of the throat; interment at Holy Cross, Flatbush; former resident of Cold Spring

CARR Sarah Adeline 25 y 8 m 2 d

d. 9 March 1897 at Brooklyn; funeral Brooklyn; interment at Huntington; maiden name was Sarah Adeline Morrison; wife of Capt. Edward P. Carr; daughter-in-law of John Carr of Huntington; mother of a 3 year old child; former resident of Huntington

CARR Septimus B. 48 years

d. South Norwalk, Connecticut; interment at Huntington; 3 February 1894 paper


interment at West Neck; relative of Patrick Hughes of Oyster Bay Cove; Oyster Bay item 14 December 1895 paper


d. 30 August 1900; son of John Carroll of Glen Cove

CARROLL James 20 years

d. 4 July 1895 at Huntington Harbor; interment at Huntington; son of Martin Carroll; Ahad been sick for several months@


inflammatory rheumatism; funeral 7 August 1898 at St. Patrick=s R. C. Church, Glen Cove by Rev. Reilly; interment at Brookville; son of Daniel Carroll; had been training for a race to be run on Labor Day

CARTER Percy 17 years

drowned 3 January 1893 while ice skating on Shinnecock Bay; resident of Good Ground

CARTER Peter 74 years

d. 19 March 1900 at Bloomfield, New Jersey; funeral at First Presbyterian Church, Bloomfield, N. J.; brother of the late Robert Carter; uncle of Rev. Samuel T. Carter of Huntington; at one time member of the publishing firm Robert Carter & Bros.

CARTER Rev. Thomas

d. 3 November 1894 at Boonton, New Jersey; son of Robert Carter and Jane Thompson; brother of Rev. S. T. Carter of Huntington; b. 6 February 1839 at New York City; graduated 1861 from Princeton Seminary and later studied at Edinburgh, Scotland; served church at Pluckamin, New Jersey; m. Mary Cochran, by whom he had four children; she d. 1870; moved to Boonton, N. J., in 1872 and served church there 21 years, 10 months; m. second time to Hattie Dodd and had four more children; special memorial services were held in the M. E., Episcopal, Roman Catholic and Reformed churches of Boonton in Rev. Carter=s memory; long obit in 17 November 1894 paper

CARTER Walter 73 years

d. 21 January 1897 at Montclair, New Jersey; suddenly; funeral Trinity Presbyterian Church, Montclair, N. J.; formerly of the firm Robert Carter Brothers of New York City

CARTWRIGHT Capt. Benjamin C. 84 years

funeral 13 December 1896 at Shelter Island; member of the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church; Aa life long prohibitionist, having figured conspicuously in the last fight against license at Shelter Island town@

CARTWRIGHT Capt. George 71 years

d. 27 July 1895 at Shelter Island; consumption; brother of Capt. B. C. Cartwright

CARTWRIGHT Hannah W. 85 years

d. 23 July 1896 at Amagansett; interment at Shelter Island; widow of Capt. Maltby P. Cartwright

CARTWRIGHT Harriet Eliza 85 yrs 9 mos

d. 26 March 1894 at Shelter Island; cancer; widow of Edward S. Cartwright

CARTWRIGHT Thomas 69 years

d. 16 March 1894 at San Francisco, California; former resident of Shelter Island

CASE young man 25 years

death reported 13 January 1894 paper; son of Jesse G. Case of Peconic

CASE Franklin B. Anearly@ 86 years

funeral 7 May 1898 at M. E. Church, Commack by Rev. Kneasel of Northport; son of Col. Benjamin Case, who commanded the U. S. forces at Sag Harbor during the War of 1812; father of Daniel D. Case, Franklin B. Case, Theodore Case, Mrs. Alexander A. Forman, Mrs. Carll S. Burr and the late Dr. George B. Case; sons George, Daniel and Franklin were all officers in the Union Army during the Civil War; three grandsons are training with the U. S. Army at Camp Black, Hempstead Plains [for Spanish-American War] and another grandson A. A. Forman, Jr., is a member of the 23rd Regiment of Brooklyn; former resident of Commack; resident of Brooklyn

CASE Jesse G.

d. 11 April 1895 at Peconic; cousin of Dr. Huntting; Vice President of the Southold Savings Bank; Awell known, prominent Republican@; Aa man of considerable property@; he Anever recovered@ from the deaths of two grown sons

CASE Wilson S.

funeral Alast week@; interment at Hempstead; 17 October 1891 paper


d. 2 August 1899 near Blue Mountain Lake, N. Y.; killed by lightning


d. Athis week@ in Newfoundland; father of Miss Cashin, telegraph operator at railroad depot in Oyster Bay; Oyster Bay item; 15 May 1897 paper


d. in Colorado where he had gone Afor the benefit of his health@; interment 12 August 1891 at Westbury; resident of Roslyn

CASHOW Daniel W. Anearly@ 81 years

d. 26 April 1897 at Oyster Bay; Bright=s disease; funeral at M. E. Church, Oyster Bay; unnamed widow survives; brother of ex-Assemblyman John Cashow; father of Mrs. Thomas J. Ellison of New York City and Hamilton Cashow of Oyster Bay; native of Brookville

CASHOW Hester 78 years

d. 26 January 1899 at Mill Neck; suddenly of heart disease; funeral at Mill Neck; interment at Green-Wood, Brooklyn; wife of John Cashow

CASHOW John 81 years

d. 19 September 1899 at Mill Neck; widower; father of John C. Cashow and Phebe Steinworth, both of Brooklyn, and the late Thomas N. Cashow, who d. in the Civil War; native of Wolver Hollow (Brookville), b. 1817; political figure in both Brooklyn and Oyster Bay; former Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor; elected to the New York State Assembly in 1877 from the 1st Assembly District of Queens County; long obit in 23 September 1899 paper

CASHOW Margaret 77 years

funeral 16 August 1898 at M. E. Church, Oyster Bay, by Rev. Estes; Alargely attended@; widow of Daniel Cashow

CASS James 31 y 9 m 12 d

d. 18 December 1894 at Woodbury; consumption; funeral St. Patrick=s R. C. Church, Huntington; son of Thomas Cass

CASTELLO Mrs. 60 years

d. 7 January 1894 at New York City; interment at Glen Cove; aunt of Mrs. Edward T. Campbell of Glen Cove


d. 4 October 1899 at Glen Cove; Arecently suffered two surgical operations which served to prolong her life but did not cure her@; funeral at M. E. Church, Glen Cove, by Rev. Van Alstyne, Presiding Elder, Brooklyn North District, M. E. Church, and Rev. Eckman of New York City; mother of Rev. Lincoln H. Caswell, pastor of the M. E. Church, Glen Cove

CATTELL Rev. William C. 71 years

d. 11 February 1898 at Philadelphia, Pa.; father of James McKeen Cattell, a professor at Columbia University and Henry W. Cattell, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania; Aone of the most noted Presbyterian divines in the country@; Awell-known writer on educational and theological topics@; former president of Lafayette College

CELLEY Florence 8 days

d. 11 June 1899 at Huntington; funeral at Huntington by Rev. Walter; daughter of Willard Celley


d. at New York City; father of Rev. W. L. Chalmers of Riverhead; 16 May 1891 paper; Riverhead item

CHALMERS Maurice Burr about 60 years

d. 27 December 1898 at Centerport; Afell in a faint .... and remained unconscious until his death@; funeral at Union Church, Centerport, by Rev. Ellis, of Northport, and Rev. Schoohoven, formerly of Centerport; interment at Northport Rural Cemetery; son of David B. Chalmers; first wife was Mary Emma Hubbs, daughter of Coles Hubbs; she d. in childbirth; survived by second wife, Mary Emma Suydam, daughter of Capt. Cornelius Suydam; father of two sons and three daughters; Civil War veteran, enlisting at age 15; served with 132nd New York during the occupation of New Bern, North Carolina; member of the Samuel Ackerly Post, G. A. R. and Post Inspector of G. A. R. for Suffolk County; active member of Centerport M. E. Church; superintendent of the Sunday School and steward; Aacted as a reader in his church during the absence of its pastor@; long obit in 14 January 1899 paper


funeral 7 February 1897 at Belmont, Wayne County, Pennsylvania; brother of Mrs. John C. Davis of Hicksville; postmaster and justice of the peace; Ahe fought all through the late civil war and was wounded in a dozen places .... he would never apply for a pension, although he was entitled to one. He said that it was the duty of every American citizen to fight for his country and it was not right [to] ask for a pension@

CHAMBERS Cecil D. 1 y 1 m 25 d

d. 14 September 1893 at Huntington


d. in New Jersey; brother of Dr. M. L. Chambers of Port Jefferson; 7 March 1891 paper

CHANNEL Thomas *

d. 28 July 1891 at Glen Head; killed in a razor fight with Doud Boucon, who claimed self‑defense; both men employed on farm of Richard Underhill

CHAPPELL Edith E. 3 y 7 m 22 d

d. 3 November 1891 at Northport; daughter of Jerome Chappell; Adropsy of the brain@


d. Athis week@; brother of George Chappell and Jerome Chappell, both of Northport; resident of Sheepshead Bay and former resident of Northport; 2 May 1891 paper

CHEENEY Sallie Van Wyck 89 years

d. Arecently@ at Brooklyn; sister of Mrs. Colyer of Woodbury; 17 October 1891 paper

CHEESEBROUGH Charles A. 79 years

d. 6 December 1900 at New York City; funeral at New York City; interment at Genola Cemetery, East Northport, with a grave side service by Rev. Ellis of Northport; survived by an unnamed widow, five sons, and one daughter; Aa very wealthy man, being possessed of several millions@; a summer resident of Northport; owned an estate on Eaton=s Neck Road, fronting on Northport Harbor; owned two steam yachts and a schooner yacht Cozy, which had been built in Northport by Capt. Erastus Hartt


killed 27 September 1900 at Rosedale; station master; Ahe boarded the train at the depot ... he lost his hold, and as the train was in motion, he was unable to save himself. He was cut completely in two@

CHESHIRE infant 3 months

d. 26 August 1900 at Oyster Bay; child of William Cheshire

CHESHIRE Mr. [Andrew]

d. 26 September 1892 at Oyster Bay Cove; father‑in‑law of Elbert Velsor


d. 17 June 1894 at Oyster Bay; interment at Jamaica Awhere so many years of his active life was spent@; Afor many years engaged in the bakery business in Jamaica and was well known in all that section of the county@

CHESHIRE Daniel 76 years

d. 17 May 1898 at Albany, N. Y.; interment at Memorial Cemetery, Cold Spring; survived by unnamed widow; father of William Cheshire of Commack, Mrs. Charles Velsor of Woodbury and an unnamed daughter of Albany, N. Y.; former resident of Cold Spring

CHESHIRE Daniel 65 years

d. 4 February 1900 at Kings Park; funeral at M. E. Church, Oyster Bay; had been taken to the State Lunatic Ayslum at Kings Park Aabout one year ago@; Aan old resident@ of Oyster Bay; letters of administration granted to William H. Cheshire of Oyster Bay, 9 March 1900 paper

CHESHIRE Eliza 84 years

d. 30 June 1893 at Syosset; interment at Afamily burying ground on Mr.Cheshire=s place@; funeral sermon by pastor of Woodbury M. E. Church; widow of John Cheshire; mother of Albert Cheshire, D. Titus Cheshire, James Cheshire and Mrs. Joseph H. Velsor

CHESHIRE Ethel May infant

d. 3 August 1897; interment at East Norwich; daughter of Joel Cheshire


funeral 24 January 1899 at M. E. Church, West Hills; daughter of late [ ] Sise of Plainview

CHESHIRE Henry 90 years

funeral 1 September 1893 at Oyster Bay; interment at East Norwich; son of Thomas Cheshire; resident of Brooklyn

CHESHIRE Mary 92 years 3 months

d. 3 March 1895; funeral East Norwich M. E. Church; interment at Brookville; widow of Valentine Cheshire; Afor some years previous to her death she ... could see to read her Bible without her glasses@

CHESHIRE Samuel W. 73 yrs 9 days

d. 5 May 1894 at Flushing; interment at Huntington; Cold Spring native who was a conductor on the L.I.R.R. for fifty years

CHESHIRE Smith 78 years

d. 23 July 1899 at East Northport; funeral at Commack M. E. Church by Rev. Knesal of Northport; father of Mrs. John W. Carll; AMr. Cheshire had been a member of the Commack church for some time@

CHESHIRE Mrs. Smith ca. 70 years

funeral 22 January 1893 at East Northport

CHESTER Robert I. 99 years

d. Arecently@ at Jackson, Tennessee; Athe oldest living Mason in the world@; Ajoined the Masonic order in 1814 when he was 21 years old@; Mineola item; 5 February 1892 paper

CHICHESTER Mary AGrandma@ 87 y 7 m 14 d

d. 24 February 1898 at Walnut, Kansas; funeral at Walnut, Kansas; interment at Glenwood Cemetery, Walnut, Kansas; wife of Eliphalet Chichester (m. 13 January 1836); mother of E. Chichester and one other son and two daughters; grandmother of sixteen and great-grandmother of five; sister of Whitehead Gildersleeve; aunt of Ansel Gildersleeve of Huntington; Long Island native (b. 10 July 1810); spent her early years in Huntington

CHICHESTER Platt 85 y 1 m 5 d

d. 5 August 1897 at Huntington; funeral sermon by Rev. B. V. Putnam of Second Presbyterian Church, Huntington; Afuneral services ..... were well attended@; native of West Hills; son of Nathaniel Chichester; survived by unnamed widow; school teacher in West Hills for many years; resident of Huntington for the past 30 years: Ahis life seemed a bit of humanized sunshine@; Aa marvel in the way of agility. He could vault a fence or run a hundred yards in a manner that would put to shame many a 15 year old boy@

CHIPP Dr. Albert K. 26 years

d. 20 October 1899 at White Lake, New York; son of Charles P. Chipp; grandson of late Justice Chipp of Oyster Bay; Ahad extensive practice in White Lake@

CHIRNEY Thomas 73 years

d. 16 January 1899 at New York City; Aa complication of diseases@; uncle of Thomas Chirney of Huntington; Aformerly at the head of a large decorating house@

CHRIST David 63 y 4 m 3 d

d. 18 December 1895 at Hicksville; Aone of our first settlers ... was the first wheelwright to locate in Hicksville. He was well educated and the master of his trade@; native of Germany, who immigrated to the U. S. Aover 50 years ago@

CHRIST Ernest 31 years

d. 21 September 1895 at Fishkill Landing, New York; fell on track while coupling cars and Awas thrown violently under the moving cars@; funeral Reformed Church, Hicksville; interment at Hicksville; husband of Sophie Becker; son-in-law of William Becker; father of three sons; had worked on railroads for seventeen years, 14 on the L. I. R. R. and the last 3 on the New York Central and Hudson Railroad

CHRIST Jacob 77 y 4 m 17 d

d. 30 January 1895 at Hicksville; funeral German Lutheran Church, Hicksville; father of Mrs. David Christ of Hicksville; native of Germany who came to USA in 1838; settled in Hicksville in 1848 where he was a blacksmith until his retirement about 1890

CHRIST Mattie 2 y 10 m 26 d

d. 26 June 1891 at Hicksville; daughter of John O. Christ


drowned 11 March 1896 off Eaton=s Neck; mate on schooner Kate Scranton which was driven ashore east of Eaton=s Neck Lighthouse during a snow storm; interment at East Northport; native of Norway


d. at Juneau, Alaska; Alast territorial governor of Dakota. He was appointed in 1887 by President Cleveland and served until 1889, when the territory was divided into North and South Dakota .... was at one time a resident of this place [Hicksville], owning a pretty residence here, and was a well known lawyer in Queens County@; Hicksville item; 11 December 1897 paper

CIGLIESO Domenico 25 years

d. 27 July 1891 at Merrick; hit by railroad train

CISCO Carrie J. * 26 years

d. 23 February 1895 at Huntington

CISCO D.avid I [*?] 2 months

d. 2 January 1893 at Huntington

CISCO Harriet E. *

d. 15 February 1891 at West Neck

CISCO Mary Esther * 5 y 10 m 17 d

d. 3 December 1899 at Huntington; daughter of David Cisco

CLARK Annie 20 years

d. 12 May 1899 at West Neck; funeral at St. Patrick=s R. C. Church, Huntington, by Father York; interment at Catholic Cemetery, West Neck; daughter of the late Capt. John Clark; sister of Mary Clark and James Clark


d. 4 January 1900 at Hartford, Connecticut; Bright=s disease; student at Mount Holyoke College and friend of Eva F. Smith; Huntington village item

CLARK James 49 years

d. 31 October 1899 at Glen Cove; Astricken with paralysis@; funeral at St. Patrick=s R. C. Church, Glen Cove; interment at Catholic Cemetery, Brookville; Aemployed in the engine room of the National Starch manufactory@

CLARK John 80 years

d. Alast week@ at the [Hempstead] Town Poorhouse, Uniondale; interment at Hempstead; Asuddenly ... while combing his hair@; 12 September 1891 paper

CLARK Capt. John 46 yrs 5 mos

d. 14 June 1895 at Cold Spring Harbor; funeral St. Patrick=s R. C. Church, Huntington; interment at West Neck; son of Richard Clark; survived by unnamed widow, two daughters and one son; commanded the schooner J. J. Crowley for twelve years [named for the priest at St. Patrick=s who conducted his funeral]; schooner arrived back at Cold Spring on 12 June 1895 and was Ahauled out on Boss Abrams= ways for repairs. While superintending this work, he was overcome by the heat and brain fever resulted@

CLARK Josie M. 1 y 3 m 15 d

d. 10 December 1892 at New York City; daughter of Hugh and Bessie Clark; father a former resident of Hicksville

CLARK Mary 49 years

d. 18 November 1896 at Cold Spring Harbor; funeral St. Patrick=s R. C. Church, Huntington; interment at West Neck; widow of John Clark; mother of two daughters and one son; Ahad been in poor health for some time but her death was somewhat unexpected@

CLARK Mary A. 70 years

d. 12 January 1895 at Oyster Bay; interment at Green-Wood, Brooklyn; widow of James S. Clark; Aprominent member of the M. E. Church@; husband had been a sea captain and Mrs. Clark Aoften sailed with him on his voyages and had seen rough weather and was not afraid of danger by sea or land@

CLARK Matthew

d. 6 June 1900 at Laurel Hill; hit by L. I. R. R. train, while walking along track with his co-workers

CLARK Peter 75 years

d. 26 September 1896 at Smithtown Landing; cancer of the foot; funeral R. C. Church, Hauppauge; interment at Hauppauge; Awell known resident of the Landing@; survived by a widow, one son and three daughters

CLARK Richard 76 years

d. 7 May 1893 at Cold Spring Harbor; funeral at Huntington

CLARK William H.

d. 17 February 1900 at New York City; former corporation counsel of New York City; developer of Empire City Trotting Track at Mount Vernon, N. Y.

CLARK William L. 69 years

d. 1 December 1899 at Northport; funeral at Winchester, Virginia; father of Chapman S. Clark of St. Collins, California, William L. Clark and B. B. Clark, both of Northport, J. P. Clark of Seattle, Washington, and three unnamed daughters; lawyer and judge at Winchester, Va.; had been a soldier in the Confederate Army; Aserved as a captain upon >Stonewall= Jackson=s staff@; resident of Winchester, Va., who had come to Northport to visit his sons when he fell ill

CLARKE Edward W. 30 years

d. 6 May 1900 at Oyster Bay; pneumonia; funeral and interment at Scranton, Pennsylvania; survived by his parents, residents of Scranton, Pa.; brother of Father Clarke, a Roman Catholic priest, resident of Philadelphia, Pa.; plumber with E. K. Hutchinson of Oyster Bay; Awell liked and had made many friends in this village [Oyster Bay]@

CLASSEN Christina 46 years

d. 3 March 1898 at Hurleyville, Sullivan County, N. Y.; funeral at Hurleyville; interment at Union Hill, New Jersey; wife of Henry H. Classen, manager of A. C. Soper=s Alarge plant@ at Fair Ground; mother of an 11 month old son; had gone to Sullivan County for her health; native of Union Hill, N. J.


d. Aa few days ago@ at New York City; pneumonia; Afor several years employed as a clerk in the store of Morris Sandman at South Glen Cove@; former resident of Glen Cove; 20 February 1897 paper

CLAYTON Aold hermit@

death at Babylon noted in 29 February 1896 paper; editorial stating he probably died from natural causes, rather than murder, as some have stated

CLEGG Caroline 71 years

d. 17 December 1891 at Huntington; widow of Mr. Fox, who she m. at age 18; he lived only six months after marriage; widow of Thomas Clegg of Poughkeepsie, who she m. ca. 1870; sister of George Brown, Stephen Brown, Frances Brown and Mrs. J. Abner Smith of Huntington; moved to Huntington ca. 1879, following the death of Thomas Clegg; member of Congregational Church at Poughkeepsie

CLEMENT Judge Nathaniel H.

d. 3 March 1899 at Brooklyn; b. 1844; veteran of the Civil War; clerk at the U. S. Treasury and War Departments, Washington, D. C. 1863-1866; lawyer; judge of the City Court of Brooklyn 1882-1887, when appointed Chief Justice; member of Supreme Court until his retirement in 1896

CLESSIUS Catherine 70 years

d. 13 December 1891 at Williamsburgh; explosion of kerosene lamp; mother‑in‑law of William Messler

CLEVELAND Frederick 59 years

d. 2 October 1897 at Albany, N. Y.; former head of Cleveland Baking Powder Company

CLINTON Henry 3 years

d. 13 October 1894 at Westbury; son of John Clinton

CLOCK young man

d. 25 September 1893 at Amityville; son of Hallet T. Clock; see 30 September 1893 for mix‑up with Harry G. Clock of Islip, reported dead by the Brooklyn Times, but Avery much alive@

CLOCK Smith W. 52 years

suicide 25 May 1898 at Bay Shore; shot himself in the basement of the Methodist Church at Bay Shore, where he was the sexton; Ahad been despondent for some time@; survived by an invalid widow and two daughters; served as night watchman for Bay Shore village

CLOWES David S. 78 years

d. 17 May 1899 at Greenvale; funeral at Brookville Reformed Church by Rev. Scudder; interment at St. Paul=s Episcopal Churchyard, Glen Cove; unnamed widow survives; grandfather of two; member of I. O. O. F. and F. &. M. Masons

CLUNE Bridget 80 years

d. 10 April 1891 at Melville


d. 3 May 1897 at Glenwood; grip and pneumonia; unnamed widow survives; Ahighly respected resident .... owned a fruit and vegetable farm at Glenwood@

COAN Flora H. 79 years

d. 24 August 1891 at Central Park; interment at New Haven, Connecticut; wife of Major R. D. Coan; mother of Mrs. C. M. Evarts of Central Park, Charles R. Coan of New Haven, Conn., and Mrs. H. C. Percy

COBB Alfred [*?]

d. 12 January 1892 from Ala grippe@; son of William and Harriet Cobb; son‑in‑law of Daniel Tredwell of East Williston; Westbury item

COBB Jacob infant

d. 24 April 1898; son of W. D. Cobb; Westbury item

COBB Robert *

interment 25 September 1892 at Westbury; Avery large funeral as the young man was well known and had many friends@; son of William and Harriet Cobb of Grantville

COBB William [*]

d. 11 January 1894 at Grantville; deacon of Westbury A. M. E. Zion Church

COBURN Martha L.

d. 17 October 1896 at Sea Cliff; appendicitis; interment at Concord, New Hampshire; a widow, who was a resident of Sea Cliff Afor a number of years@; mother of two grown sons

COCK Dr. Thomas F. 76 years

d. 10 June 1896 at Laurelton; funeral St. Mark=s Church, New York City; Cold Spring item; father of Augusta C. Chapin; father-in-law of Josiah L. Chapin; will probated in Queens County Surrogate=s Court; account of will in 8 August 1896 paper

COCKERILL John A. 51 years

d. 10 April 1896 at Cairo, Egypt; Awell known newspaperman@ and correspondent for the New York Herald; long obit of career as newspaper from the time of the Civil War in 18 April 1896 paper

COCKS George W. 34 years

funeral 15 November 1895 at Glen Cove; pneumonia; son of George Cocks of the Landing; cousin of Postmaster James H. Cocks of Glen Cove; Aengaged in the clothing business in New York City@

COCKS Mrs. Isaac

d. 26 December 1896; Asuddenly@; Awas taken violently ill and died before a physician could be summoned@; funeral St. Patrick=s R. C. Church, Glen Cove; interment at Brookville; resident of Glen Cove Landing

COCKS Mrs. Stephen

d. 8 May 1897 at Glen Cove Landing; Aleaves a large family of children@

CODY John ca. 40 years

d. Asuddenly this week@; Adisease of the heart@; employed as coachman for Charles A. Klots/Klotz at Huntington Harbor; 1 June 1895 paper; account of moving family furniture to Brooklyn in 14 September 1895 paper

CODY Kitty 2 year

d. 22 December 1894 at Oyster Bay; scarlet fever

COHEN Harriett L. 30 y 7 m 19 d

d. 10 March 1898 at New York City; daughter of Philander P. Sammis

COLE Mary W. 71 years

d. [date unclear] at Fulton, N.Y.; [badly torn obit in 18 November 1893 paper, copied from the Fulton Patriot]; wife of James Cole (m. 1850); sister of N. S. Prime of Huntington; native of Huntington (b. 1821); resident of Fulton since ca. 1860; member of Presbyterian Church


d. Arecently@; Hempstead item; 27 August 1892 paper; father of E. J. Coles; account of difficulty in settling his estate due to conflict between his former landlady, who claimed to be his widow, and his legal wife Afrom who he separated when he lived at Hicksville about four years ago@

COLES Anna Adelia

d. 17 June 1899 at Wading River; interment at Wading River; widow of Thomas Coles; native of Glen Cove

COLES Edward 90 years

d. Alast week@ at New York City; Aold age@; son of Oliver Coles; Aa well-know lawyer at one time@; Glen Cove item, 19 January 1900 paper

COLES Edward Frost 74 years

d. 3 January 1899 at Frost Pond; interment at Friends= Cemetery, Locust Valley; brother of L. F. Coles; Aa member of the Society of Friends, a man of ability and most highly esteemed@

COLES Mrs. Edward J.

d. 1 March 1896 at Hempstead; funeral St. Bridget=s R. C. Church, Westbury; interment at Westbury Anear the church she loved so well and of which she was so faithful a member@; her husband is a Awell known builder residing in Hempstead@

COLES Edwin S. 67 years

d. 10 February 1896 at New York City; son of Butler Coles; grandson of General John B. Coles; son-in-law of Dr. Charles R. Townsend; owned Afine summer residence at Oyster Bay@; member of the New York Stock Exchange Aand other large financial institutions@; Awas connected with many of the prominent families in this town [Glen Cove]@

COLES Franklin

d. 17 November 1897 at Stamford, Connecticut; funeral at St. Paul=s Episcopal Church, Glen Cove; interment at St. Paul=s Churchyard, Glen Cove; son of John Butler Coles, late of Dosoris; husband of Fannie Pearsall; Alife long resident of this place [Glen Cove] and until recently owned and occupied the Manor house, now the summer residence of Mrs. Charles Pratt of Brooklyn@

COLES Isaac 80 years

d. 2 November 1897 at Glen Cove; funeral at Friends= Meetinghouse, Locust Valley; husband of Mary Willetts; son-in-law of Richard Willetts; father of Oscar L. Coles of New York City and Isaac R. Coles and Franklin A. Coles, both of Glen Cove; native of Glen Cove area, born in 1817; member of the Society of Friends; surveyor; at one time a member of the New York State Assembly

COLES James Milton

d. 12 December 1895 at Jones Institute, Brookville; interment at South Glen Cove; son of Col. George D. Coles

COLES John 90 years

d. 8 February 1900 at Brooklyn; interment at Catholic Cemetery, Smithtown; father of a daughter who resides in Brooklyn; Awell known@ in Smithtown

COLES Joseph

d. 21 March 1897 at Brooklyn; funeral Glen Cove; uncle of James Harrold of Glen Cove

COLES Mary W. 74 years

d. 14 June 1895 at Glen Cove; funeral Friends= Meetinghouse, Matinecock; daughter of James Willets; wife of Isaac Coles; mother of four unnamed sons; Abeen sick for several years@; member of Friends Society at Matinecock

COLES Nellie 20 years

d. 19 August 1893 at Glen Cove Landing; daughter of Caleb Coles; member of Glen Cove M. E. Church

COLES Thomas Hewlett 44 years

d. 9 August 1896 Aafter a long illness@; son of Isaac Coles; husband of Sallie Pancoast; son-in-law of the late Dr. Seth Pancoast of Philadelphia, Pa.; father of Gertrude Coles; Awell known in Philadelphia and New York as well as on Long Island@; member of the Society of Friends; Glen Cove item

COLES William

death reported; had undergone an operation for peritonitis; Oyster Bay item, 1 April 1899 paper

COLES William H.

d. 12 March 1900 at Glen Cove; Along illness@; brother of the late Isaac Coles; cashier and secretary of the Protective Union Store Company of Glen Cove; lost his right arm many years earlier in an accident when a crowded building fell in; Ahe learned to use his left hand with great ease and dexterity@

COLLARD Rev. Mr. 72 years

d. 15 June 1900 at Sea Cliff; Aa superannuated Methodist minister@

COLLIGAN Richard 1 y 6 m 24 d

d. 4 May 1897 at West Neck; scalded to death; mother was washing clothes and had lifted boiler of scalding water from stove and sat it on the floor; Richard tumbled into the water and Aalthough the mother took him out immediately and a physician was procured with all possible haste, the little one@ did not survive; son of Matthew Colligan

COLLIGNON Mary 20 yrs 7 mos

d. 16 June 1891 at Northport; funeral at Huntington; daughter of Patrick Malahay


d. 23 February 1900 at New York City; carbuncle on the back of his head; Northport resident, formerly employed by Northport merchant Charles S. Sanford

COLLYER Herbert T. 2 mos 20 days

d. 15 January 1892 at White Plains, N.Y

COLLYER John L. 53 years

d. 24 October 1892 at Philadelphia, Pa.; interment at Huntington


d. 24 October 1893; cancer; funeral at Hicksville

COLWELL Joseph 22 years

drowned 22 August 1897 in Hempstead Harbor; body found on shore of Long Island Sound near Glen Cove; had been on an outing with four young men; they thought he had missed the return boat and had not realized that he had drowned; funeral at Brooklyn; resident of Brooklyn; Glen Cove item

COLYER Alice O. 44 yrs 17 days

d. 14 October 1897 at Woodbury; funeral at Woodbury by Rev. Scofield, formerly at Woodbury M. E., Rev. Churchill of Woodbury M. E. and Rev. Estes of Oyster Bay M. E.; interment at Plain View; wife of Richard C. Colyer (m. 1870); daughter of Francis M. A. Wicks; step-mother was daughter of Charles Colyer; husband Richard was step-mother=s youngest brother; mother of Charles F. Colyer, Richard E.Colyer, Nelson V. W. Colyer and Mary R. Colyer; one of her sons is pastor of the M. E. Church at Centerport; Aa beautiful life has gone out and her reward doth follow her@; native of Thompson Station, b. 1853; resident of Huntington prior to marriage; memorial notice from Woodbury Lodge I. O. G. T. in 23 October 1897 paper; account of funeral in Woodbury column of 23 October 1897 paper

COLYER Isaac 48 years

d. 22 April 1891 at Mamaroneck, N. Y.

COLYER John B. 42 years

d. 20 December 1891 at Brooklyn

COLYER Mary 93 y 2 m 19 d

d. 12 October 1897 at Woodbury; daughter of Richard and Mary Van Wyck; widow of Charles Colyer; mother of Richard C. Colyer; joint funeral with daughter-in-law Alice O. Colyer at Woodbury; native of Smithtown, b. 1804; Alineal descendant of C. Barintze Van Wyck@; see 23 October 1897 paper for account of funeral in Woodbury column


d. Alast week@ at Freeport; interment at Hempstead; widow of Jarvis Combes; former resident of East Meadow; 21 May 1892 paper


d. 21 July 1900 at Glen Cove; stomach cancer; survived by an unnamed widow and a daughter, residents of Glen Cove, and a son, who is Awith military band in the Philippine Islands@

CONANT Charles Platt

d. 1 January 1895 at Newberne, Pa.; Asuddenly@; son of Fred H. Conant; grandson of William A. Conant

CONANT Capt. William L. ca. 60 years

d. 29 July 1900 at Colorado Springs, Colorado; funeral at Colorado Springs; husband of Etta Downs Conant, a resident of Cripple Creek, Colorado; son of an unnamed father Aover 80 years@, a resident of Colorado Springs; father of Etta D. Conant, William Conant, Mina Conant, Ross Douglass Conant, and three deceased children; former resident of Huntington; served in the 48th New York and the 127th New York during the Civil War; postmaster of Huntington from 1869 to 1872; moved to Colorado in 1872; resident of Colorado Springs 1874-1892 and of Cripple Creek since 1892


d. 17 October 1891; interment at Smithtown Landing; youngest child of Charles Conklin

CONKLIN infant 9 months

d. 23 April 1894; child of Charles Conklin; Northport item

CONKLIN Abigail 83 years

d. 22 September 1895 at Brooklyn; interment at Huntington; widow of Benjamin F. Conklin, her second husband; first husband was Isaac Conklin; daughter-in-law by second marriage of Platt Conklin; sister-in-law by first marriage of AUncle Jesse@ Conklin and sister-in-law by second marriage of William Conklin

CONKLIN Alexander 82 years

d. 23 August 1896 at Northport; Methodist funeral at Northport; father of Melville R. Conklin of Lowell, Massachusetts, formerly of Northport, and Leanora Conklin; survived by unnamed widow; lifelong resident of Northport; Afor many years he was engaged in the blacksmith business and retired about twelve years ago@

CONKLIN Asa Raymond 5 mos 5 days

d. 9 June 1891 at Centreport; son of Joseph F. and Anna A. Conklin

CONKLIN Capt. Augustus

funeral 14 August 1899 at Smithtown Landing M. E. Church by Rev. Smith of Smithtown Landing and Rev. Phantom and Rev. Jones, both of Stony Brook; interment in Methodist Churchyard, Smithtown Landing; brother of Capt. Jacob Conklin of Smithtown; uncle of Augustus Smith of Southampton; resident of Stony Brook; never married

CONKLIN Benjamin Franklin 78 yrs 5 mos

d. 16 July 1894 at Brooklyn; son of Platt Conklin; brother of Ansel Conklin, Brewster Conklin, William Conklin, Jerry Conklin, Mrs. Mary J. Conklin, Mrs. Ebenezer Gould and Mrs. Elizabeth Dennison, all deceased; native of Huntington Harbor who owned a large farm at Islip with brother William Conklin; later sold farm and went into flour, feed and hay business in Bushwick

CONKLIN Charity C. 78 y 1 m 22 d

d. 25 February 1896 at Huntington; daughter of Joshua B. Smith; wife of Charles Conklin (m. 20 September 1836 at New York City); mother of twelve children, of whom nine grew to adulthood; of these six survive, but only Mrs. Emma L. Conklin is listed by name; native of Huntington Harbor, b. 9 January 1808; resident of Huntington nearly her entire life, except for a period 1870-1875, when she lived in Canada; has been an invalid for the past year

CONKLIN Clarissa

d. 3 September 1897 at Centreport Cove; funeral at St. Paul=s M. E. Church, Northport; interment at Sag Harbor; widow of DeWitt Conklin; sister of Mrs. Mary Jarvis of Centreport Cove

CONKLIN Earl infant

d. 7 February 1895 at Undercliff, New Jersey; son of Ezra Conklin

CONKLIN Edward T. 48 y 9 m 25 d

d. 28 July 1897 at Huntington; son of Edward Conklin; step-son of Joseph M. Hendrickson; son-in-law of William Jarvis; survived by mother, wife and several children; farmer Awho supplied the village with milk for many years@; tax collector Afor a long time and performed the duties of the office carefully and honestly@


funeral 8 May 1893 at Smithtown Landing; resident of Northport; former resident of Smithtown Landing

CONKLIN Ellen Platt 62 yrs 6 mos

d. 17 November 1899 at Huntington; daughter of John F. Smith and Rebecca Rusco; sister of Mrs. Isaac Rogers and Mrs. David G. Velsor; wife of Joseph G.Conklin (m. 3 June 1863); Aher lower limbs were paralyzed thirty-six years ago and she has been unable to walk since .... has borne under the seemingly overwhelming affliction with a marked degree of .... Christian fortitude@; native and life-long resident of Huntington; member of First Presbyterian Church

CONKLIN Eliza Jane AAunt Jane@ 72 years

d. 1 May 1895 at Huntington; daughter of Judge David Munson and Clarissa Platt; sister of Alexander Munson, editorial writer for the Evening Post and later for English language newspapers in Switzerland and France; wife of Jesse Conklin (m. 10 October 1844 at New York City); mother of Isaac Conklin; native of Rye, New York; b. 15 June 1822, Athe dwelling which was her birthplace being situated on the boundary line, one half of the building standing in New York State and the other half in Connecticut@; educated in New York City and Sing Sing, Westchester County; Awhen a young lady@ she moved to Huntington to live with her grandparents; member of Second Presbyterian Church, Huntington; see 4 May 1895 paper for joint obit with husband; see 11 May 1895 paper for account of joint funeral for Eliza Jane and Jesse Conklin

CONKLIN Elizabeth 75 yrs 6 mos

d. 19 October 1895 at Huntington; daughter of Thomas Jarvis of Melville; first husband was Mr. Nostrand; second husband D. Woodhull Conklin, m. 1847; mother of George Conklin, Frederick Conklin and Mrs. Samuel J. Brush; member of Second Presbyterian Church, Huntington; Aan old and respected resident of our village@

CONKLIN Epenetus

Alate of Huntington@; father of Elizabeth A. Penton, who was granted letters of administration to his estate by the Suffolk County Surrogate=s Court [date of paper not copied]

CONKLIN Frank 17 years

d. 3 December 1896 at Oyster Bay; Akilled by being thrown from his horse@ on 2 December 1896 at Oyster Bay; funerals at Oyster Bay and St. Paul=s M. E. Church, Northport; interment at Genola, East Northport; son of Frank A. Conklin of Oyster Bay; grandson of Frank Brown of Northport; account of accident in 12 December 1896 paper; Oyster Bay item

CONKLIN Frank 1 yr 6 mos

d. 13 June 1898 at Huntington

CONKLIN Mrs. Frank

d. 31 August 1895 at Oyster Bay; fell down a well; funeral St. Paul=s M. E. Church, Oyster Bay; interment at East Northport; maiden name was Cheshire; sister-in-law of Stephen Bayles, whose well she fell down; question raised to nature of the accident by some who thought her Acontinual illness had caused a temporary aberration of mind and that while in this state she threw herself down the well@; coroner=s report says nothing on this subject, only that she broke her neck in the fall down into the well

CONKLIN Dr. George H. 89 years

d. 11 April 1900 at Babylon; funeral at Melville Presbyterian Church; son of Nathaniel Conklin; husband of Sarah A. White of Huntington and Frances A. Conklin of North Babylon; father of Mary A. Bayles of Woodbury; b. 31 January 1811 at Commack; studied under Dr. Darling B. Whitney, Aa very prominent physician of his day@; in medical practice at Islip, Melville, Commack and Babylon; Aoldest physician in Suffolk County@

CONKLIN Hadley Jones 9 y 8 m 25 d

d. 18 October 1897 at Huntington; ptomaine poisoning; funeral at Huntington by Rev. B. V. Putnam; son of Douglass Conklin; brother of late Eva Douglass Conklin; editorial of sympathy from the South Side Signal re-printed in 30 October 1897 paper

CONKLIN Hannah Jane 84 years

d. 17 October 1899 at South Northport; in Afailing health ... for the last three weeks most of the time unconscious of passing events@; widow of Capt. Lester Conklin, who d. 44 years ago [ca. 1855]; mother of Josephine Ketcham, Nancy Soper, Jane Scudder, Sarah Ralston, Joseph Conklin and John K. Conklin, all of Northport, Ephilinda McGregor of Glen Cove, and Phebe Ackerly of New Haven, Connecticut; native of Crab Meadow; member of AProtestant Methodist@ Church

CONKLIN Hannah W. 94 y 2 m 2 d

d. 13 July 1891 at Huntington; widow of George W. Conklin (d. 1859), who she married in January 1817; mother of Edward Conklin (d. ca. 1856), Henrietta (Mrs. George) Platt of New York City, Nathan B. Conklin, Lavinia Conklin and Joseph K. Conklin

CONKLIN Helen Frances 69 years

d. 19 March 1900 at New Haven, Connecticut; nervous prostration; first m. to a Mr. Underhill; wife of William Conklin; mother of Gertrude (Mrs. Harold) Howard and Louis Conklin, both of New Haven, and the late William Conklin; 1/2 sister-in-law of Mrs. George Powell, Isaac Conklin and Douglass Conklin; native of New York City

CONKLIN Iantha 86 years

d. 28 March 1900 at Northport; interment at Northport Rural Cemetery; widow of Epenetus Conklin; mother of E . A. (Mrs. Samuel) Penton of Brooklyn

CONKLIN Ida 7 years

d. 17 May 1899; daughter of Clarence A. Conklin; Northport item

CONKLIN Imogene 55 y 10 m 14 d

d. 13 October 1892 at Oyster Bay; widow of Abel Conklin

CONKLIN Jesse AUncle Jesse@ 79 yrs 6 mos

d. 3 May 1895 at Huntington; son of Jesse Conklin and Phebe Wood; nephew of Col. Isaac Conklin, member of the New York Assembly from Suffolk County; husband of Eliza Jane Munson (m. 10 October 1844 at New York City); father of Isaac Conklin; Huntington native b. 12 November 1815; went to New York at age 13 to work in meat market; in March 1839 established a stage to carry passengers and mail between Huntington and Hicksville, Athe faithful service in the capacity of stage driver and mail carrier from that time up to within a day of his death is .... well known by all our readers@; recently joined the First Presbyterian Church, Huntington; see 4 May 1895 paper for joint obit with wife and 11 May 1895 paper for account of joint funeral of Jesse and Eliza Jane Conklin at Second Presbyterian Church, Huntington

CONKLIN Jesse Platt 82 years

d. 16 or 18 February 1897 at Dayton, Ohio; interment at Dayton, Ohio; son of Jonathan Conklin who Aserved in the war against the British in 1812@; husband of Hannah Matilda Ketcham; son-in-law of Capt. Brewster Ketcham of Huntington; second marriage to Jennie Odlin and son-in-law of Peter Odlin, by this marriage; father of Mrs. May E. Scott, Sarah Conklin and Mrs. J. O. Arnold, all of Dayton, Ohio; native of Huntington; Aremoved from Huntington to Ohio over fifty years ago@ [however, 1850 census shows this family living in Williamsburgh, Kings County, N. Y.; their migration to Ohio must have taken place at a date later than the 1850 census]; Aconsistent member of the Presbyterian Church all his life@


death reported and biography in 5 Sept. 1891 paper; son of Abiel Conklin; father of Henry A. Conklin, John P. Conklin, Mrs. Sidney Titus, Mrs. Fowler of Brooklyn and Emma Conklin; b. Huntington 1807; witnessed British warships in Huntington Bay during War of 1812; Aidentified with the history of Huntington early in this century and few men were better posted on the events that took place in our village at that time@; hatter by trade in Huntington, South Norwalk, Conn., and Brooklyn until retirement Afifteen years ago@; member of New England Congregational Church of Brooklyn, E. D. and the Republican Party

CONKLIN Jonas Platt 85 years

d. 9 February 1894 at Huntington; son of Isaac Conklin; brother of Washington Conklin; husband of Mary Fitch of Norwalk, Connecticut and secondly of Hannah Douglass of Huntington; father of William Conklin, Alfred Conklin, Susan Conklin, Isaac Conklin, Douglas[s] Conklin and Mary Fitch (Mrs. Isaac) Jacob, Awho died a number of years ago@; began career as shoemaker in Norwalk, Connecticut; later worked with Capt. John Ketcham on Hudson River steamboats; returned to Huntington, where he ran a store until retirement 15 years ago [ca.1879]

CONKLIN Mrs. Joseph

funeral at Centreport; interment at Northport; 27 February 1892 paper

CONKLIN Lavinia G. 67 years

d. 28 July 1892 at Huntington; Asuddenly of heart disease@; sister of Nathan B. Conklin, Joseph K. Conklin and Mrs. Bradford Platt; member of the Universalist Church

CONKLIN Lillie C. 1 month

d. 31 July 1898 at Cold Spring; Aexcessive heat@; died while riding in a carriage with her parents; daughter of Warren Conklin of Cold Spring; had been baptized the day before by Father John C. York of St. Patrick=s R. C. Church, Huntington

CONKLIN Lulu 18 years

death reported from consumption; daughter of Philetus and Jennie Conklin; Northport item; 13 April 1895 paper

CONKLIN Lyle William 1 y 2 m 20 d

d. 24 August 1899 at West Neck

CONKLIN Marion A. 54 y 1 m 10 d

d. 23 December 1893 at South Dix Hills

CONKLIN Mary 39 y 8 m 17 d

d. 1 December 1891 at Huntington; convulsions; wife of DeWitt C. Conklin; Akindhearted, benevolent lady@

CONKLIN Mary Esther 84 years

d. 23 December 1897 at Huntington; daughter of Obadiah Rogers; widow of George W. Conklin, who Adied some forty years ago@; mother of Henry Clay Conklin of Charleston, South Carolina, Emily (Mrs. George W.) Rogers, Minnie Conklin, and the late Charles Conklin; native of Cold Spring Harbor, who moved to Huntington following her marriage; member of the Universalist Church, Huntington; known as AAunt Mary Esther@ to her neighbors

CONKLIN Mrs. Melville R.

d. 25 August 1898 at Lowell, Massachusetts; former resident of Northport, where she was one of the organizers of the Adah Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star

CONKLIN Minnie (Aurelia) 83 years

d. 10 February 1893 at Huntington

CONKLIN Minnie M. 37 years

d. 1 February 1895 at Undercliff, New Jersey; interment at Huntington; daughter of Seaman R. Conklin

CONKLIN Nathaniel 59 years

d. 3 October 1892 at Huntington; Afor a number of years conducted a livery and stage business@ in Huntington and later worked Ain the street sprinkling business about Washington Market N. Y. City@

CONKLIN Nicholas

d. 17 December 1891 at Hempstead; Aold and highly esteemed citizen of this village [Hempstead]@

CONKLIN Phebe A. 93 years

d. 12 January 1898 at Centerport; funeral at Centerport by Rev. S. L. Cox; interment at Cypress Hills; daughter of Jeremiah Chadeyne; widow of John L. Harway (m. ca. 1826); Afive years after the death of her first husband@ [no dates given] m. P. Cooper Conklin; mother of John Harway of Brooklyn, William H. Harway of Centerport and two other sons, both killed in the Civil War; native of Smithtown, b. 21 February 1804; last surviving of eleven children; her twin sister lived to be 75 years of age; according to her obit, she went to Washington during the Civil War Aand called upon President Lincoln and asked for his [P. Cooper Conklin=s] discharge@ [from the Union Army], which was granted; member of the Northport Baptist Church; Auntil quite recently her hearing and eyesight were remarkable@

CONKLIN Rebecca S. 82 yrs 4 mos

d. 1 June 1897 at Huntington; daughter of Jacob Sammis; widow of Henry Conklin (m. 8 November 1840); mother of Mrs. A. P. Dodge and Brewster S. Conklin, both of Huntington and Phebe M. (Mrs. Joseph H.) Sammis of Garfield, New Jersey; native of Huntington: Aold and respected citizen of this village [Huntington]@; member of Second Presbyterian Church, Huntington

CONKLIN Richard M. 70 y 6 m 2 d

d. 9 January 1898 at Oyster Bay Cove; paralysis due to a stroke he suffered in 1896, from which he never fully recovered; funeral at M. E. Church, Oyster Bay by Rev. A. G. Russell, Presbyterian, of Oyster Bay, and Rev. Fred Gunton, M. E., of Cold Spring; interment at Huntington Rural Cemetery, Huntington; son of Judge Richard M. Conklin and Elizabeth Helen Kissam; husband of Emma J. Seaman (Adead some years@); son-in-law of Noah Seaman and Rosanna Underhill; father of Richard M. Conklin, Mary Conklin and the late Cecelia Conklin; native of Cold Spring Harbor (b. 1827); went to sea at age 16; went to California during the 1849 Gold Rush and remained there for six years; a student of the Bible and a great reader Afond of study@

CONKLIN Rose 40 years

d. 25 October 1892 at Roslyn; Adropped down and died@; wife of Edward Conklin

CONKLIN Sarah Elizabeth 67 years

d. 4 March 1895 at Undercliff, New Jersey; interment at Huntington; daughter of Mrs. Rebecca Lewis; widow of Seaman R. Conklin (m. October 1848); mother of Minnie Conklin, who d. Aabout three weeks ago@; former resident of Huntington and Cold Spring, where her husband ran a general store; moved to Illinois in 1857, but returned to Huntington after two or three years; later moved to Cornwall, Litchfield, South Norwalk and Stamford, Connecticut; joined the M. E. Church as a young woman, but after her move to Litchfield where there was no M. E. church, she joined the Congregational Church for the remainder of her life; Astricken by apoplexy@ on 2 March 1895 and was unable to speak afterwards

CONKLIN Stephen 88 y 2 m 10 d

d. 27 October 1896 at Greenlawn; father of George W. Conklin, Mrs. Edward Combes and Addie Conklin; Aa man of quiet, unassuming manners@

CONKLIN Dr. Thomas W.

d. 23 August 1898 at Naugatuck, Connecticut; youngest son of Daniel and Nancy Conklin, late of Commack; brother of Dr. George H. Conklin of Babylon; husband of Martha L. Conklin of Naugatuck, Conn.; native of Commack, b. 5 June 1821; taught school in Commack for a number of years; lasted visited Commack in 1897

CONKLIN William E. 24 years

d. 9 or 10 December 1897 at West Neck; Ahasty consumption@; funeral at M. E. Church, Roslyn by Rev. Wasson; interment at Roslyn; husband of Edna Howard; resident of West Neck; Afollowed the bay for a livelihood@

CONKLIN William Henry 58 y 10 m 8 d

d. 10 December 1897 at Huntington; funeral at Huntington by Rev. Carter, Presbyterian, and Rev. Judd, M. E.; interment at Huntington Rural Cemetery, Huntington; widower; father of Mrs. A. L. Field, Mrs. George Sammis and three unmarried and unnamed daughters; Civil War veteran of the 48th New York Volunteers; wounded at the Battle of Morris Island, South Carolina; member of the Samuel Ackerly Post. G. A. R.; blacksmith and a Aparticularly well skilled mechanic@


d. at South Norwalk, Connecticut; interment 9 August 1891 at Mount Sinai; child of Elbert L. Conkling

CONKLING Dr. John T. 73 years

d. 18 March 1898 at Brooklyn; funeral at Plymouth Church, Brooklyn, by Rev. Dr. Lyman Abbott; ADr. Conkling was the oldest living member of [Plymouth] Church and was one of the committee who called the late Henry Ward Beecher to the pastorate at Plymouth@; native of Smithtown

CONLAN Patrick 20 years

d. 23 May 1891 at Northport

CONLIN Margaret

d. 24 February 1898 at Sea Cliff; funeral at R. C. Church, Glen Cove; wife of Michael J. Conlin of Sea Cliff; she Aleaves .... six small children@

CONNELLY Alice 20 years

d. 5 January 1891 at Woodbury; interment at Green‑Wood, Brooklyn; daughter of John P. Connelly

CONNELLY Mrs. John Aold@

d. 1 September 1896; Asuddenly@; funeral conducted by Rev. Mr. Seward of the Swedenborgian Church, New York City; interment at Green-Wood, Brooklyn; Woodbury item


funeral 15 April 1897 at St. Patrick=s R. C. Church, Glen Cove; interment at Westbury

CONNERS Dennis ca. 70 years

d. 18 February 1897 at Northport; Awent out to the barn to milk the cows@ for his employer Marcellus Smith; failed to return; another employee found Athe old man lying dead in the yard with the milk pail and stool lying near him@; interment at Genola, East Northport; native of Ireland; former employee of William Crozier on Beacon Farm, Eaton=s Neck Note: also called Dennis O'Conner


d. 25 November 1897; funeral at St. Patrick=s R. C. Church, Glen Cove; interment at Catholic Cemetery, Brookville; Aleaves a widow and a large family of children@

COOK infant

death reported [Huntington] Village Notes column 6 June 1896 paper; son of Prof. O. F. Cook

COOK Rev. John 75 yrs 11 mos

d. 18 April 1892 at Syosset; interment at East Norwich; Rev. Cox of Cold Spring and Rev. Wightman of Oyster Bay officiated at funeral; Awas a one time the minister of the Baptist church here [Cold Spring] and has often suppplied the pulpit here since@; Alabored as a minister in New York City, Agawam, Mass., and in California prior to his settlement on Long Island@; Afor many years Postmaster at Syosset@; memorial service 1 May 1892 at Cold Spring Baptist Church

COOK Lillian

Dr. Benjamin S. Van Zile was found guilty on 8 February 1893 of her death Athrough malpractice@; trial held at Brooklyn

COOK Louisa E. 54 y 10 m 20 d

d. 10 July 1891 (probably at Hicksville); interment at Hicksville; mother of an unnamed editor of the Long Islander; b. Shelbyville, Tennessee, 20 August 1836; resident of Fayetteville, Arkansas, for the past 30 years; married 3 times; to Mr. Cook 20 years ago

COOK Richard W. 70 y 5 m 5 d

d. 13 December 1898 at Elwood; grip; funeral at Elwood; interment at Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn; survived by unnamed widow, a 12 year old son, a brother and a sister; resident of Elwood for eight years; memorial notice from Elwood Lodge #982 I. O. G. I. in 17 December 1898 paper

COOK Mrs. William

d. 15 August 1900 at Brooklyn; suddenly; sister of Mrs. Thomas W. Oakley of Hicksville, who plans to adopt Mrs. Cook=s year-old daughter


d. 10 May 1891 at Greenvale; railroad engineer killed in L. I. R. R. wreck; funeral at Oyster Bay


d. 13 January 1893 at Oyster Bay; interment at Westbury; Adeath was quite unexpected@

COOPER Alfred Chasman

d. 24 July 1894; son of ABrother@ Cooper, Editor of [South Side ?] Signal and grandson of Chief Engineer Chasman of the U. S. Navy

COOPER Elizabeth

d. 31 March 1896 at New York City; pleurisy; interment at Mattituck; wife of David Cooper; sister of Mrs. Peter Phillips and Albert Terry, both of Oyster Bay; aunt of Mrs. Jacob S. White of Oyster Bay; resident of Mattituck

COOPER M. Estelle 23 years

d. 30 May 1894 at Riverhead; acute indigestion; daughter of George W. Cooper, Riverhead Postmaster

COOPER William Huntting

d. 7 October 1894; Aone of the most prominent aged citizens of Sag Harbor@; merchant and agent for whaling vessels with W. & G. H. Cooper for Amany years@ before ca. 1870; member of Sag Harbor Presbyterian Church for 50 years


d. 18 June 1898; interment at Commack Cemetery; Aold and respected citizen@ of Commack

CORBIN Austin 68 years

d. 4 June 1896 at Newport, N. H; killed in a carriage accident; son of Austin Corbin; of Aan old New Hampshire family@; husband of Hannah M. Wheeler of Newport, N. H., whom he m. in 1853; father of Isabella C. Edgell, Austin Corbin, Annie Corbin and Mary C. Champillion; grandfather of Andre Champillion; father-in-law of George S. Edgell; native of Newport, N. H., b. 11 July 1827; graduate of Harvard Law School; early in career was a lawyer in New Hampshire, but in 1851 moved to Davenport, Iowa, where he was a lawyer and banker; after a successful banking career in Iowa, he moved to New York City in 1865, where he continued his banking career; in 1881, he took over the L. I. R. R., which was then in bankruptcy; AMr. Corbin=s management resulted in paying the debts, reconstructing the roadway and bringing the company to a high state of prosperity@; success in restoring the L. I. R. R. led him to reorganize the Philadelphia & Reading Railroad, of which he was president 1886-1890; resident of New York City, with country estates at Babylon, L. I. and Newport, N. H.; long and detailed obit 6 June 1896 paper describing railroad, banking and communications interests held by Corbin and various plans and projects he planned to undertake; account of probate of will at Suffolk County Surrogate=s Court 4 July 1896 paper

COREY Mrs. Allen

death reported at New York City in 18 January 1896 paper; sister-in-law of Henry Whipple; resident of Keyport, New Jersey; Fair Ground item.

CORNELIUS child 3 1/2 years

d. at Amityville; daughter of Moses H. Cornelius, former resident of Farmingdale; 3 August 1895 paper

CORNELIUS Carman 70 years

d. 27 October 1893 at Jamaica; Asuddenly in the Surrogate=s Court ... caused by embolism@; official in Queens County Treasurer=s office; former Town of Hempstead supervisor

CORNELIUS Solomon 41 years

d. 4 August 1898 at Amityville; funeral by Rev. Andrews of the Amityville Episcopal Church; brother of Moses H. Cornelius of Amityville; Athe deceased was a deaf mute, having been so since his childhood. Mrs. Cornelius, who survives him, is a deaf mute.@

CORNELL George 78 y 11 m 16 d

d. 14 April 1896 at Huntington

CORNELL Grace May 2 mos 14 days

d. 1 April 1895 at Huntington

CORNELL Mary 97 years

d. Holyoke, Massachusetts; interment 30 December 1891 at Hempstead; former resident of Hempstead

CORNELL Minnie Harris

d. 7 June 1894 at Jamaica; wife of Samuel Cornell; former resident of Huntington Harbor; Aleaves four small children@


d. 18 July 1895 probably at Brooklyn; interment at Green-Wood, Brooklyn; native of Islip; Awell known among newspaper men and considered an authority on commercial reports@; held editorial positions on the New York Express and the Journal of Commerce; Aassociated with@ the New York Commercial List and the San Francisco Bulletin; obit in 27 July 1895 paper


d. at Hauppauge; funeral 14 December 1897 at Central Islip; mother of Mrs. Cornish of Hauppauge


death reported at Syosset; 29 October 1892 paper; Westbury item


d. Alast week@ at Centre Island; interment at Brookville; 5 August 1893 paper

COUGHLAN Margaret 68 years

d. 27 October 1898 at Huntington

COULTER infant

d. 8 May 1891; interment at Westbury; child of Oliver Coulter

COULTER Julietta

d. 3 March 1891 at Westbury; wife of Oliver Coulter

COVERT Charity 81 years

d. 16 July 1898 at Brooklyn; interment at Commack; daughter of James Keeler; widow of Jerome Covert (m. 1835); he d. 1854; mother of of five unnamed surviving children; long time resident of Jamaica, but was a resident of Brooklyn at the time of her death; her husband=s firm Covert & Acker Aconducted a large warehouse business in New York and during the war made a fortune in the rise in turpentine and other products of the South@

COVERT Jacob 11 years

d. 25 October 1891 at Huntington; Aresult of overloading his stomach with chestnuts@; [account of operation to save child=s life in 24 October 1891 paper before child died]

COVERT Loretta 93 y 7 m 24 d

d. 24 February 1893 at South Oyster Bay; widow of Jacob Covert; sister of Mrs. Rebecca Lewis


funeral 11 November 1893 at Northport; funeral conducted by Rev. Saunders, Rev. Holden and Rev. Ellis at Northport M. E. Church; AMrs. Covert had been a cripple for many years@

COX Mrs. 73 years

funeral 9 February 1892 at Glen Cove

COX Mrs. Alfred

d. 15 December 1900 at Sea Cliff; Avery suddenly@ from congestion of the lungs; funeral at Sea Cliff; interment at Pleasantville, Westchester County; sister of Theodore Sniffen of Oyster Bay; native of Pleasantville; member of Sea Cliff M. E. Church; Ahighly respected and beloved woman@

COX Ella M. Layton 54 years

d. 8 May 1892 at East Norwich; interment at Matinnecock; wife of William E. Cox

COX Col. James Farley 69 years

d. 24 June 1898 at New Brighton, Staten Island; funeral at New York City; interment at St. Paul=s Episcopal Churchyard, Glen Cove; son of Daniel Townsend Cox; brother of Townsend Cox of Locust Valley; veteran of the Civil War

COX John J. 90 years

d. 5 January 1895 at Glen Cove; brother of Valentine Cox of Brooklyn; husband of Maria Foster of White Plains, N. Y., who d. ca. 1888 at age 80; native of Westbury, born 15 January 1804; Quaker by birth, but joined in M. E. Church Ain which he was prominent for sixty years@

COX Martha H.

funeral probably 15 March 1895 at Manasquan, New Jersey; step-mother of Rev. S. L. Cox of Huntington

COX Valentine 99 y 8 m 3 d

d. 31 July 1900 at Flatbush; Aone of the oldest men on Long Island@ at the time of his death; native of Westbury, but lived most of his life Aon the outskirts of Brooklyn@


late of Locust Valley; petition for letters of administration; 20 May 1899 paper

CRAFT Horace W. 46 years

d. 16 November 1897 at Glen Head; stroke of paralysis; interment at St. Paul=s Churchyard, Glen Cove; nephew of Benjamin F. Craft of Glen Cove


d. 11 or 13 October 1897 at Thermopolis, Wyoming; typhoid fever while Aon his way to visit Yellowstone Park@; funeral at Glen Cove; son of Benjamin and Martha B. Craft of Glen Cove; brother of Harvey Craft; native of Glen Cove, born Aat the old homestead on the road leading to Locust Valley@; Awent out West ten years ago and located on a ranch, where he met success@

CRAFT Stephen

d. 8 June 1899 at Glen Cove; son of Frost Craft; perhaps the Stephen B. Craft Alate of Glen Cove@ whose estate accounts were approved by the Nassau County Surrogate=s Court; Mary K. Craft was the executor of the estate; 10 August 1900 paper

CRAFT Temperance 91 years

d. 13 December 1898 at Locust Valley; funeral at Locust Valley Reformed Church; widow of Edward Craft; mother of eight; grandmother of 14; great-grandmother of six

CRANE Ellsworth infant

interment at Northport; son of Evans Crane; Commack item, 13 April 1900 paper


killed at Palmetto, Georgia, by Sam Hose, a black man later lynched for this crime; editorial attacking lynchings in the South, 29 April 1899 paper

CRANLEY James W. 21 years

drowned 25 July 1900 at West Neck while bathing; cousin of Dr. J. E. O=Donohue, who was with Cranley when he drowned; resident of Brooklyn; employed in the circulation department of the Brooklyn Eagle; long account of the drowning accident in 27 July 1900 paper


death reported 8 October 1892 paper; Centreport item

CREAMER Gilbert 66 years

d. 15 January 1899 at St. Luke=s Hospital, Brooklyn; funeral and interment at Roslyn; resident of St. Johnland Home, Kings Park; former resident of Northport

CREED William

d. 26 August 1892 at Queens; interment at Jamaica; Avenerable resident@

CREIGHTON Shepard E. 24 y 5 m 14 d

d. 10 November 1897 at Huntington

CREIGHTON William * 4 yrs 6 mos

d. 22 January 1898 at Huntington


death reported 12 December 1891 paper; son of Peter Crevoiserat of Uniondale; Hempstead item


Arecent death@ at Roslyn; 25 April 1891 paper

CRONE John 42 years

d. 16 January 1896 at Sing Sing, N. Y.; inmate of prison at Sing Sing, whose Ashirt caught in the belting and he was drawn into the machinery and had his head and breast crushed@; funeral at Glen Cove; both wife and brother are residents of Glen Cove; serving prison term for assault

CROOK small child

d. Athis week@; interment at Jersey City Heights, N. J.; son of Joseph E. and Sarah Crook of Oyster Bay; 9 October 1897


CROOKER William S. 91 years

d. 12 April 1896 at Roslyn; funeral Roslyn M. E. Church; native of New York City, b. 12 April 1805; he d. on his 91st birthday; converted as a young man in 1823 and joined John Street M. E. Church; moved to Glen Cove ca. 1826 and later to Roslyn; member of Roslyn M. E. Church

CROP infant twins

d. 4 September 1896 and 5 September 1896 at Oyster Bay; cholera infantum; funeral R. C. Church, Oyster Bay; interment at Westbury; children of William Crop

CROSS infant

d. 26 August 1897; cholera infantum; Aill only one day@; Westbury item

CROSS James Russ 87 y 8 m 25 d

d. 14 January 1891 at East Northport

CROSS Olive E. 3 years

d. 2 September 1900 at Northport; daughter of Harry Cross; granddaughter of Capt. Stephen Bloxsom

CROSSMAN Amanda 78 years

d. 27 January 1898 at Brooklyn; interment at Cypress Hills; daughter of David and Sophia/Charity Jarvis; widow of Hiram Crossman (m. 5 January 1842), late of New Lots; mother of Mrs. S. L. Duryea of Brooklyn, three unnamed sons and three deceased children, one of whom was the wife of J. Abner Smith of Huntington; native of Melville (b. 1819); resident of New Lots/Brooklyn for 45 years; member of the New Lots Reformed Church for 40 years; partial torn obit. in AVillage Notes@ 5 February 1898 paper

CROWLEY Caroline/Carrie

d. 27 April 1899 at Brooklyn; funeral at St. Patrick=s R. C. Church, Huntington; choir from St. Ambrose R. C. Church, Brooklyn, sang at funeral; interment at Catholic Cemetery, West Neck; adopted sister of Rev. J. J. Crowley, former pastor of St. Patrick=s Church; adopted by Father Crowley at the age of 10 years in 1860 in County Kerry, Ireland; daughter of a dying friend of Father Crowley=s; Ashe always proved a faithful helper to the reverend gentleman, taking charge of the church music, decorating the edifices for special occasions, and in many ways identifying herself with all other church work@; long-time resident of Huntington, during Father Crowley=s pastorate at St. Patrick=s Church

CROWLEY Patrick 86 years

death reported in 29 January 1898 paper; dropsey; father of Charles Crowley of Westbury

CROZIER William D. 26 years

d. 14 July 1891 at Wilton, Connecticut

CRUGER Col. S. V. R. 54 years

d. 30 June 1898 at Bayville; Bright=s disease; Aprominent lawyer with an office in New York City@; Aleading member of Trinity Church@; veteran of the Civil War, serving with the 150th New York; fought at Gettysburg; wounded at Atlanta, after Ahis recovery was breveted major and lieutenant colonel@; after the war served as colonel in 12th Regt., New York State National Guard; member of a Alarge number of clubs and literary and art societies@; wife is Aa distinguished authoress@; planned regatta postponed by Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club in his memory


d. Asuddenly@ Alast week@ at Clyde, New York; brother of Clara A. Cruikshank, a teacher in the Huntington school; 25 November 1899 paper

CRUMBIE Fannie Elsie 26 y 9 m 15 d

d. 20 September 1894 at Plain View; niece of Louis Margot; member of Hicksville Reformed Church

CRUMMEY Patrick 96 years

d. 19 September 1899 at Cootehill, County Cavan, Ireland; father of Patrick Crummey of Glen Cove; survived by unnamed widow and twelve childrem

CUFF Mrs. James 70 years

d. 16 December 1900 at Syosset; stricken with paralysis; funeral at St. Dominic=s R. C. Church, Oyster Bay

CUFFEE Oscar* Aover 70 years@

d. 5 February 1900 at Huntington; funeral at Huntington by Rev. Lane; Afaithful old colored man in the employ of Joseph Irwin@; his grandfather had been a slave in the household of Mrs. Irwin=s grandfather Aand ever since some member of the Cuffee family has been employed by Mrs. Irwin=s people@

CULLEN James 63 years

d. 19 February 1893 at Hicksville; interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside; native of County Longford, Ireland; Acame to this country when but a lad@; farmed for fifteen years south of Hicksville

CUMMINS Amanda C. C.

d. 19 August 1897 at Farmingdale; interment at Green-Wood, Brooklyn; resident of Brooklyn who had been staying with Frank Mintram of Farmingdale

CUMMINGS AAunt@ Judy * ca. 121 years

Ajust died@ at Redbank, New Jersey; born a slave in New Jersey; Aclaimed to have been born in 1775. She leaves a son who is 96 years old@ [Date of paper not copied: March-June 1896]

CUNNINGHAM Bertha 18 years

d. 13 August 1895; Aheart disease and nervous prostration@; funeral at East Northport.

CURHAM George 25 years

drowned 23 February 1892 while duck hunting; resident of St. James

CURRAN Frank W. 13 years

d. 23 February 1897; funeral St. Patrick=s R. C. Church, Glen Cove; interment at Brookville; son of James W. Curran


d. 3 December 1895; consumption; funeral R. C. Church, Oyster Bay; interment at West Neck; Ain the employ of the Travers Bros. on the Fair Oaks property@


d. 24 April 1893; funeral at Oyster Bay; interment at Brookville; Alingering illness of consumption@

CURRAN Mary 22 years

d. 6 March 1892 at Oyster Bay; interment at Brookville; daughter of James Curran

CURTIS infant

d. 11 July 1892 at Cove Neck; interment at Watertown, Connecticut

CURTIS George William

d. 31 August 1892 at New Brighton, Staten Island; interment at New Dorp, Staten Island; Afamous orator and man of letters@; husband of Anna Shaw; son‑in‑law of Frank [Francis] G. Shaw; [brother‑in‑law of Civil War hero Robert Gould Shaw]; see 3 September 1892 paper for biography

CURTIS John H. 37 years

d. at Oceanus; interment at Hempstead; son of Joseph Curtis; former resident of Hempstead; 31 January 1891 paper

CUSH James

funeral 14 January 1894 at Glen Cove; A65 carriages in line on the way to the cemetery@; proprietor of Half Way House, a Awell known saloon on the Roslyn Road@

CUSHING Anna Rose 3 mos 14 days

d. 28 November 1899 at Huntington; funeral conducted by Father York of St. Patrick=s R. C. Church, Huntington; daughter of Thomas Cushing

CUSHING Julia 7 weeks

d. 20 August 1898; cholera infantum; daughter of Thomas Cushing; [Huntington] Village item

CUSHING Mary 70 years

d. 10 March 1896 at Huntington

CUSICK Michael

d. 21 March 1900 at West Neck; funeral at St. Patrick=s R. C. Church, Huntington; survived by unnamed widow; father of Daniel Cusick and John Cusick; Aa native of Ireland, but had spent most of his life in this country@; worked on the water with Capt. Jonas Titus for 40 years

CUSTOR Jennetta 5 mos 17 days

d. 20 July 1896 at Cold Spring Harbor

CUTLER Elizabeth E.

d. 2 December 1892 at Washington, D. C.; Aonly woman who carried the United States flag in battle during the late war .... She carried the flag at Fort Donelson@