Deaths Reported by the "Long Islander" 1891-1900

Abstracted by David Roberts


G Surnames



GAFFKIN John 21 years

d. 13 August 1899 at Coney Island; run over by a Brooklyn Rapid Transit Car; Ait is supposed that he had fallen into Coney Island Creek, and after crawling out had been overcome and laid down upon the track@; resident of Huntington


found dead 25 August 1898 at Oyster Bay; a fall Acontributed to by alcohol@; wood chopper with one arm who lived in a hut with his son James Gaffney; Athe father and the son were often seen in a drunken condition on our [Oyster Bay=s] streets .... the men went by the name of Gaffney, but the son said that their real name was Ward@

GAINES Stephen W. 82 yrs 9 mos

d. 1 December 1894 at Huntington; son of Dr. Samuel and Mary Gaines; grandson of Thomas Woodward; brother of Royal Gaines; m. first 1838, Elizabeth Collins, who d. 1841; by her he was father of Samuel C. Gaines (d. 1878) and Mary Elizabeth (who d. young); m. second Martha R. Griffin (Mrs. Woodward) who d. March 1883; by her he had Stephen W. Gaines, Elizabeth W. Gaines (d. ca. 1885) and Henry Gaines; m. third ca. 1888 Mary Fowler; b. 4 February 1812; grew up in Huntington; studied real estate law in New York City; into practice in 1837; lived in New York City until 1861; afterwards he lived summers in Huntington and winters in New York City 1861-1866; resident of Huntington since 1866; Democrat who voted for every Democratic candidate for President since Andrew Jackson=s second election; trustee of Huntington Rural Cemetery; member of Huntington Board of Education; president of Huntington Public Library Association; President of Long Island Bible Society; trustee of Second Presbyterian Church, Huntington; amateur astronomer; long obit in 8 December 1894 paper

GALER Mrs. Daniel

funeral 22 November 1894 at Brooklyn; Oyster Bay item

GALLAGHER George 72 years

d. 15 April 1891 at Huntington; sexton of St. Patrick=s R. C. Church, Huntington

GALLIENNE child 1 month

d. 11 July 1892 at Lloyd=s Neck; child turned over on its face and was smothered in its bed; child of James Gallienne

GALLOWAY Elizabeth 78 years

d. 27 April 1892 at Jericho; interment at Highland Mills, Orange County, N.Y.; mother of William A. Galloway and two daughters; mother‑in‑law of Samuel Underhill; Jericho resident Afor the past twenty‑five years@

GALOW Mrs. Elizabeth 96 years

d. 8 August 1900 at Ozone Park; Aold age@; mother of Fred W. Galow of Huntington, Mrs. August Giese of Ozone Park, two sons in Wisconsin, and three deceased daughters; a native of Germany, who Acame to this country many years ago@

GALVIN Gichael [Michael ?] 73 years

d. 27 August 1896 at Centerport; sunstroke; R. C. funeral; interment at Anew East Northport R. C. church cemetery@; veteran of Civil War, having served with 127th New York Volunteers

GANEI Guiseppi

d. 9 June 1895 at Farmingdale; interment at Bethpage; had feet hanging out of railroad car; hit the freight platform and was knocked from car Aand he was tossed and tumbled the whole length of the platform@

GANNON Patrick 58 years

d. 3 November 1895 at West Neck; funeral St. Patrick=s R. C. Church, Huntington; interment at West Neck; Arespected farmer at West Neck@

GANNON Mrs. Richard

d. 12 July 1897 at West Neck; Avaluable helpmeet and loving wife@

GANTERT Charles 77 years

d. at Freeport; interment 14 August 1899 at Plain Lawn Cemetery, Hicksville; father of Emil Gantert of Freeport; resident of Hicksville, who had lived alone until Ahe fell by the roadside on his way to the village and if he had not been found would have died@; son took him to Freeport and cared for him until his death

GANTERT Frederick 14 years

d. 24 June 1898 at Hicksville; Aaccidental shooting@ while bird hunting; while he was trying to unjam his gun, it went off and he was shot in the abdomen; son of Emil Gantert

GARCIA General Calixto 62 years

d. 11 December 1898 at Washington, D. C.; pneumonia; ACuba=s brave defender and leader@; head of Cuban commission visiting the United States; had recently attended a dinner given in his honor by General Miles


d. Athis week@; 24 September 1892 paper; father of Miss C. A. Gardiner, Aassistant principal of the High School@; [Huntington] Village item

GARDINER Adelia Whitman

d. 13 July 1891 at Geneseo, Illinois; wife of John L. Gardiner (m. 18 March 1839); born at Centreport 19 October 1818

GARDINER Bethsheba 74 years

d. Bay Shore; funeral 6 July 1891 at Centreport; wife of Walter Gardiner; mother of Stephen Gardiner and Walter Gardiner, both of Huntington, and Mrs. John Demilt of Bay Shore

GARDINER David 45 years

d. 9 November 1892 at Huntington; choked on a piece of meat while eating

GARDINER Frank 87 years

d. 22 October 1897 at Vernon Valley; Arather suddenly@; found dead in bed; father of John Gardiner of Vernon Valley and an unnamed daughter; grandfather of Frank Gardiner, former resident of Huntington

GARDINER Mary 54 years

d. 2 February 1898 at Huntington; daughter of David and Mary A. Sanford; wife of Charles H. Gardiner (m. ca. 1866); mother of David Gardiner of Hauppauge; Mary Gardiner of Huntington and Ella Gardiner, who died as an infant; native of Northport; grew up in Vernon Valley; member of Second Presbyterian Church

GARDINER Sally G. 66 years

d. 12 November 1891 at Northport

GARDINER Walter 93 yrs 3 mos

d. 21 December 1899 at Bay Shore; funeral at Bay Shore; interment at Northport; father of Walter Gardiner and Stephen Gardiner, both of Huntington, John Gardiner of Bridgeport, Connecticut, and Adeline Gardiner of Bay Shore; native of Virginia; long-time resident of Huntngton

GARDINER William H. 69 y 9 m 7 d

d. 7 October 1894 at Cold Spring Harbor; interment at Huntington; brother of Townsend B. Gardiner;


d. Alast week@ interment at Westbury; resident of Garden City; 6 January 1894 paper

GARDNER Sarah Adeline 59 years

d. 13 April 1893 at Brooklyn; interment at Huntington

GARRETSON Elizabeth 85 years

d. 24 January 1892 at Jamaica; widow of Richard Garretson; sister of Isaac Rapelye; aunt of Queens County Judge G. J. Garretson

GARVIN Tommy 12 years

d. 17 December 1896 at Oyster Bay; shot while he and a companion were playing with his father=s revolver; funeral Christ Episcopal Church, Oyster Bay; interment at Memorial Cemetery, Cold Spring Harbor; son of Thomas Garvin

GASSER George 85 years

funeral 16 June 1891 at Hicksville; veteran of the Civil War

GATEN Ella Louisa * 22 yrs 6 mos

d. 17 June 1898 at Huntington; step-daughter of Charles Cisco

GATES infant

interment at 24 May 1897 at Huntington Rural Cemetery, Huntington; son of George Gates of Islip; Greenlawn and [Huntington] Village items

GATES Gladys 2 years

d. 22 May 1897 at Islip

GATES Henry M. 53 years

d. 17 April 1898 at Islip; Aover exertion at the forest fire@; funeral at Presbyterian Church, Greenlawn; interment at Huntington Rural Cemetery; son of Martha Gates of Greenlawn and the late Henry Gates; brother of E. A. Gates; survived by unnamed widow, two sons and one daughter; former resident of Huntington; worked in butcher business in Huntington in the employ of J. Abner Smith before moving to Islip; member of Meridian Lodge F & A Masons of Islip

GAUSE Gottlieb F.

late of Hicksville; will offered for probate in Nassau Surrogate=s Court; 9 March 1900 paper

GAYNOR Patrick 71 years

d. 11 April 1891 at Huntington

GEIB Philip 71 years

d. Alast week@ at Hicksville; funeral 2 January 1899 at German Lutheran Church, Hicksville, interment at Plain Lawn Cemetery, Hicksville; husband of Anna Maria Geib; father of Henry Geib of New York City, Catharine Lauch and Mary Geib, both of Hicksville; details of will in 24 June 1899 paper

GEOGHAN Mrs. Edward

murdered by husband who was found guilty of first degree murder 9 February 1893 at trial held at Brooklyn

GEOHEGAN John 21 years

funeral 11 September 1898 at the Catholic Chapel, Sea Cliff, by Father Donohue; member of Company M, 7th Regiment


d. 31 July 1900 at Kings Park; Avery suddenly@; attendant at Long Island State Hospital, Kings Park; former resident of Utica, N. Y.

GEORGE Henry 55 years

d. 29 October 1897 at New York City; apoplexy; AMr. George=s death without doubt was due to overwork, having made speeches in Brooklyn, Long Island City and Flushing the day before his death@; funeral at Fort Hamilton; interment at GreenWood, Brooklyn; Jeffersonian Democracy candidate for mayor of Greater New York at the time of his death; [important economist, writer and social reformer who studied the causes of poverty in the United States. His most important book was Progress and Poverty (1880). He championed the Asingle tax@ concept and had been candidate for mayor of New York City in 1886 and 1897.]; account of funeral in 6 November 1897 paper; memorial tribute from J. N. Rudyard in 6 November 1897 paper

GERARD Bessie 14 years

suicide 7 June 1900 at Patchogue; drank carbolic acid; adopted daughter of Martin L. Baker; Ahad been wayward for three or four years, after stealing small sums of money. Her adopted parents threatened to have her arrested and rather than being taken into custody, she drank the acid@

GERARD Caroline A. 79 years

d. 6 May 1898 at Cold Spring; funeral at R. C. Church of the Holy Innocents, New York City by Father O=Farrell; widow of Capt. William Gerard; mother of Carrie Gerard and William B. Gerard, proprietor of Gerard=s Glenada Hotel, Cold Spring; for many years the proprietor of Forest Lawn Summer Hotel at Cold Spring; member of St. Patrick=s R. C. Church, Huntington


drowned 28 September 1898 at Glen Cove; fell from the mast of J. L. Busby=s yacht, which he was getting ready for the winter; resident of Glen Cove Landing

GEYER Frank 7 years

d. 25 August 1891; hit by railroad train; son of Paul Geyer, saloonkeeper at Queens

GIBBONS Mary 30 years

d. 28 August 1896 at Sea Cliff; Bright=s disease; funeral R. C. Church, Glen Cove; interment at Calvary, Woodside


d. at Coonsville, Canada; father of Dr. Gibson of Huntington, who received notice of death on 29 November 1897


d. 4 May 1891 at East Meadow; son of Patrick Gibson

GIBSON Dr. James B.

d. 9 April 1899 at Colorado Springs, Colorado; Bright=s disease; son of Dr. John B. Gibson; brother of Dr. W. B. Gibson of Huntington; unnamed widow survives; native of Cowansville, Canada, b. 1863; graduate of McGill College, Montreal; worked in hospitals in Vermont and New York City before going to Colorado, where he Atook up work as a specialist in cases of the eye and ear, being very successful in his Western practice@


d. 10 February 1898 at Brooklyn; Adistinguished jurist@; Aelected to the Supreme Court bench in 1865 and being re-elected occupied it until January 1, 1883, when on reaching the age limit he resigned@; Ahe made many notable and just decisions@

GILCHER Charles 31 years

funeral 13 October 1895 at Christ Episcopal Church, Oyster Bay; member of Atlantia Steamer Company, Asix of their number were the pall bearers@


funeral 28 May 1896; Alittle one@ of Louis Gildersleeve; [Huntington] Village item

GILDERSLEEVE Annie M. 20 years

d. 5 February 1893 at Bridgeport, Connecticut; daughter of Seaman and Selina Gildersleeve

GILDERSLEEVE Charles B. 50 years

d. 23 December 1893 at Poughkeepsie, N. Y.; Hudson River State Hospital; resident of Long Swamp

GILDERSLEEVE Edgar H. 29 years

d. 23 September 1894 at Woodhaven Junction; hit by railroad train; interment at Huntington; son of Platt C. Gildersleeve; brother of John Gildersleeve and Mrs. Seraphina Nicols; former resident of Huntington; employee of E. W. Langley & Company, cutlery dealers in New York City


d. 6 September 1893 at Huntington; daughter of Epenetus Griffin; widow of T. W. Gildersleeve (m. 1834); mother of Ansel B. Gildersleeve and Mrs. Thomas Young; member of M. E. Church; b. at Crab Meadow 4 June 1808

GILDERSLEEVE Hannah S. 87 years

d. 4 January 1893 at Middleville; sister of Mrs. T. W. Gildersleeve; aunt of A. B. Gildersleeve

GILDERSLEEVE Mrs. M. A. 92 years

funeral 2 January 1892 at Hempstead


d. at Wayne, Nebraska; 13 February 1892 paper; barn door fell on him and broke his neck; brother of Thomas W. Gildersleeve; uncle of A. B. Gildersleeve; native of Northport

GILDERSLEEVE Ollie E. 16 years

d. 26 June 1899; hip disease; funeral at East Northport; daughter of Albertus Gildersleeve

GILDERSLEEVE Sarah E. 50 years

d. 20 December 1898 at Elwood; brief illness; wife of Ira Gildersleeve


d. 25 December 1898; pneumonia; husband and son survive; Aa conscientious Christian@; Elwood item

GILDERSLEEVE Thomas 70 yrs 5 mos

d. 21 December 1894 at Cold Spring; funeral at M. E. Church, Cold Spring; interment at Huntington; b. at Locust Valley 24 July 1824; m. first Mary Lee Mason of New London, Connecticut; by her he was father of Hattie Burdick of Nyack, N. Y., Eliza Sugden of Brooklyn, T. W. Gildersleeve of Cold Spring, and the late Libbie Passfield and Sarah Gildersleeve; m. second Celia Gardiner; by her he was father of Allie Stevens, Lucy Heaney, Charles Gildersleeve, Nellie Gildersleeve and Reuben Gildersleeve; sail maker for 40 years; member of M. E. Church, Huntington

GILDERSLEEVE Thomas Wilson 42 yrs 7 mos

d. 30 May 1900 at Cold Spring Harbor; result of a surgical operation; funeral at M. E. Church, Cold Spring, by Rev. Mitchell (Baptist) and Rev. Cain (M. E.); interment at Huntington Rural Cemetery; survived by his widow, Ann Gildersleeve; father of four sons, ages 8 to 16 years; son of Thomas Gildersleeve; served two terms as Town of Huntington collector and served as deputy collector of the Port of Cold Spring Harbor; treasurer of the Cold Spring Hook & Ladder Company; account of funeral and a memorial notice from the public schools in 8 June 1900 paper

GILL child 4 years

funeral 7 August 1898; child of Harvey F. Gill of Sea Cliff

GILLAM Bernard 39 years

d. 19 January 1896 at Canajoharie, New York; Afamous cartoonist of Judge@; short obit in 25 January 1896 paper


Aremains ..... conveyed from this place [Commack] to Bayport last Thursday [16 August 1900] where the funeral was held@

GILLMORE Katherine 40 years

d. 27 February 1898 at Hicksville; funeral at German Lutheran Church, Hicksville; daughter of Jacob Miller of Hicksville

GILMAN child

d. 22 August 1898 at Cold Spring; cholera infantum; funeral by Rev. Marsland, formerly of Cold Spring M. E. Church; interment at Memorial Cemetery, Cold Spring; child of Rev. B. F. Gilman; grandchild of Mrs. Elwood Abrams of Cold Spring

GILMORE Katherine Bunce

d. 24 December 1891 at New York City; daughter of Jeremiah and Susan Bunce; wife of John W. Gilmore; niece of Martha S. Hendrickson

GILROY Joseph M. 13 years

d. 24 August 1900 at Oyster Bay; pneumonia; interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside; son of James Gilroy; Aa bright boy@

GILSEY Charles

d. 10 October 1895 at New York City; son-in-law of Capt. John Franklin; former resident of Oyster Bay

GINLEY Margaret 75 years

d. 30 Octber 1900 at Brooklyn; funeral at St. Patrick=s R. C. Church, Huntington; interment at St. Patrick=s Cemetery, West Neck; mother of John Kilfoyle; native of Ireland; resident of Huntington for about 40 years; worked Aas a domestic in many families in the neighborhood@; had been sent to St. Peter=s Hospital, Brooklyn, Athree weeks ago .. through the intercession of Father York@ since she had no one to care for her

GITTO infant

d. 4 July 1899; Oyster Bay item

GITTO May 18 years

d. 30 April 1900 at Brooklyn; consumption; funeral at Brooklyn; interment at Brookville; daughter of Geatam Gitto; formerly a resident of Oyster Bay and a member of Christ Episcopal Church


consumption; funeral 6 September 1900 at Oyster Bay; brother of Louis Gitto

GLADSTONE Mrs. William E. 88 years

d. 14 June 1900; widow of late British statesman; Aa woman of remarkable mental power and was of great assistance to her husband during his political career@

GLADSTONE William Ewart

death reported in a favorable editorial in 21 May 1898 paper; Prime Minister of England; AHe always was a warm friend of the United States@

GLEECKLER Ernest 6 years

funeral 14 October 1900 at R. C. Church, Hicksville; son of John Gleeckler


d. 8 March 1899 at Glen Cove; Asudden death@ at the starch works, where he was employed; Ait is supposed that heart disease was the cause of his death@; survived by unnamed widow and three children

GLOVER Frederick

drowned on Long Pond, Sag Harbor; cycling on the ice on the pond when the ice broke; 5 January 1895 paper

GLYNN James 66 years

d.24 October 1898 at Roslyn; interment at Catholic Cemetery, Westbury; father of Mrs. Joseph Javelle; Cold Spring item


d. 15 June 1892 at Bayville; father of N. W. Godfrey of Northport

GODFREY N. W. 61 years

d. 8 October 1899 at Brooklyn; diabetes and cancerous tumor; had just undergone an operation to amputate leg; funeral at Bayville M. E. Church by Rev. Stansbury and Rev. Knesel of Northport; Aabout seventy-five Italians, who were employees of Mr. Godfrey, attended the funeral and marched in two abreast@; native of Cape May, New Jersey; in gravel business at Bayville, Port Washington, Lloyd=s Neck and Port Eaton; Ahe invented a steam gravel screen machine which figured largely in the development of the business. He had eight or ten of these machines in operation for several years@; bottled Mountain Mist spring water from property he owned on Jayne=s Hill, West Hills; real estate developer at Bayville; Ahighly respected ... for his honesty and integrity; member of Glen Cove Lodge F & A Masons

GOETZ Kunigundi 18 years

d. 12 August 1891 at Cold Spring Harbor; killed in collapse of deck of excursion barge Republic; resident of Brooklyn

GOLDEN infant ca. 1 year

placed in bed next to open window the night of 11 August 1891; rolled out of bed and fell out the second story window; Ait lingered only two or three days@; child of Mrs. Charles Golden; 22 August 1891 paper; Oyster Bay item


Arecent death@ at Poughkeepsie, N. Y.; insane patient removed from Queens County Asylum at Mineola to State Asylum at Poughkeepsie; resident of Roslyn; 31 March 1894 paper


interment 1 February 1897 at East Norwich; Aremains .... brought up from the city@

GOLDEN Susan 79 years

d. 4 March 1897 at Oyster Bay; interment at Phoenixville, Pennsylvania; mother of Engineer Golden of Oyster Bay

GOLDEN Susan V. 81 years

d. at South Norwalk, Connecticut; interment 26 November 1899 at St. Paul=s Episcopal Churchyard, Glen Cove; mother of Daniel Golden; former resident of Glen Cove

GOLDEN Valentine 83 years

d. 31 December 1895 at Glenwood; interment at Roslyn

GOLDING Mortimer 81 years

d. Awestern part of this State@; funeral 22 October 1892 at Oyster Bay; intement at Oyster Bay Cove; Aan old resident of the Cove, having spent nearly all his life in this [Oyster Bay] town@

GOLDSMITH Annie 11 years

d. Alast week@; tonsilitis; funeral 28 May 1899 at M. E. Church, Commack, by Rev. Nelson and Rev. Merrill; daughter of Fred Goldsmith; niece of Professor Mangold of Philadelphia, Pa.

GOLDSMITH Rensellar T.

death recorded 18 July 1891 paper; President of the Southold Savings Bank

GOODALE Mary A. 66 years

d. 6 April 1892 at South Norwalk, Connecticut; interment at Huntington; former resident of Huntington and member of Second Presbyterian Church, Huntington


d. 28 March 1893 at Baiting Hollow; father of William Goodale of Greenlawn and a daughter, resident of Baiting Hollow; former resident of Greenlawn


d. 7 June 1900; convulsions; child of Fanny Goodman; grandchild of Michael Devine; Woodbury item

GORDON Margaret 51 y 9 m 4 d

d. 29 September 1893; cancer; funeral at Hicksville; wife of William Gordon; member of Hicksville Reformed Church

GORDON William

d. 9 April 1900 at Hicksville; asthma and heart failure; funeral Reformed Church, Hicksville, by Rev. Gutweiler; Aone of [Hicksville=s] oldest and most respected citizens@

GORMAN Francis 1 yr 3 mos

d. 19 February 1893 at Huntington

GORMAN James 9 years

d. 11 March 1891 at Flushing; hit by train while playing near the railroad tracks; son of Thomas Gorman

GORMAN Katie 2 y 1 m 10 d

d. 7 January 1892 at Huntington

GORMAN Latham O. 2 y 1 m 10 d

d. 6 January 1892 at Huntington


interment Alast week@ at Westbury; 19 December 1891 paper; Hempstead item

GOTTKER Catherine 84 years

d. 17 May 1893 at Comac

GOULD Deborah 70 y 5 m 18 d

d. 4 September 1898 at Huntington; found dead in bed; funeral at Huntington by Rev. Carter; daughter of Harvey and Ruth Gould [incorrect: it should be Conklin]; widow of Jesse P. Gould, Aa Huntington merchant who died over thirty years ago@; mother of Willard P. Gould of Brooklyn and a daughter who died in childhood; sister of Sallie Downs, with whom she lived for many years; aunt of George A. Sammis; member of First Presbyterian Church, Huntington

GOULD Elizabeth P. 80 y 4 m 12 d

d. 13 March 1896 at Huntington; an invalid suffering from rheumatism; sister of Stephen Gould; in her earlier years, active member of First Presbyterian Church, Huntington, and its Sunday School

GOULD Sara R. 43 y 11 m 25 d

d. 21 March 1893 at Brooklyn; interment at Huntington; Aa native of our village and spent her whole life here up to within two or three years past@

GOULD William 22 years

d. 13 April 1900; Ainstantly killed@ while placing a telegraph pole on a truck; the pole slipped and struck Gould on the head; death investigated by Coroner Moore of Bay Shore; employee of Postal Telegraph Company; resident of Clifton, Staten Island

GOULD William E. 86 years

d. 4 February 1898; funeral at Lake Grove; father of W. A. Gould of Smithtown

GOUSE Gottlieb 72 years

d. 2 January 1899 at Hicksville Aafter a brief illness@; interment at Friends= Cemetery, Westbury


d. 9 June 1893 at Cove Neck; funeral at New York City; interment at Green‑Wood, Brooklyn


d. in India; Acolored evangelist ... well known among our people@; Farmingdale item; 27 February 1897 paper

GRAHAM Elizabeth * ca. 50 years

d. 2 May 1890 at Oyster Bay; Afound dead in her bed@; interment at Pine Hollow; wife of Charles Graham


d. 4 July 1897 at Sea Cliff; Aquite suddenly@; funeral at St. Luke=s Episcopal Church, Sea Cliff; survived by unnamed widow, five daughters and one son; member of Glen Cove Lodge F & A Masons

GRAHAM William 13 yrs 7 mos

d. 16 August 1895; Central Park item

GRANDGEANE Henrietta 73 years

d. Alast week@ at Brooklyn; interment at East Northport; torn obit in 6 January 1894 paper shows some connection with Charles Grandgeane

GRANDJEAN Charles 40 years

d. 10 October 1897 at New York City; funeral at Presbyterian Church, Northport; son-in-law of David Ketcham of Northport; native of France; resident of Northport Afor a number of years@

GRANDLIENARD Harry 19 y 4 m 1 d

d. 3 October 1896 at Colorado Springs, Colorado; typhoid fever; son of Rev. Henry Grandlienard; medical student; typhoid fever

GRANGER George Mowbray

funeral 15 October 1898 at Brooklyn; father of Rev. Charles E. Granger, the son-in-law of Henry T. Seaman of Cold Spring; resident of Brooklyn

GRANT Mrs. E. E.

d. 31 May 1894 at New York City; Asuddenly of heart disease@; interment at Hicksville; sister of Frank Marrs of Hicksville; former resident of Hicksville; survived by husband and a daughter


d. 12 August 1899 at Waldorf Park; brief illness; interment at Jamaica; mother of a 12 year old son; resident of Hicksville


d. 30 July 1898 at Henvelton, N. Y.; father of Rev. C. O. Gray, pastor of Smithtown Branch Presbyterian Church

GRAY Eliza

d. 17 July 1897 at Glen Cove Landing; stomach trouble; funeral at St. Patrick=s R.C. Church, Glen Cove; widow of Joseph Gray; mother of Mrs. E. M. Underhill, Lizzie Gray and Annie B. Gray

GRAY Thomas

d. 31 May 1898 at Glen Cove; Aabout a year ago he fell from a scaffold while painting a water tower and received severe injuries which resulted in paralysis from which he never recovered@; funeral at M. E. Church, Glen Cove; survived by unnamed widow, one daughter and two sons; Civil War veteran and member of the Daniel L. Downing Post, G. A. R.

GREEN infant

funeral 16 October 1900 at Greenlawn

GREEN Caroline Elizabeth 6 mos 14 days

d. 12 February 1897 at Huntington

GREEN Charles

d. 8 November 1891 at Centreport; child of Samuel Green

GREEN Charles 76 years

funeral 12 May 1896 at Northport; Ahad been sick for the last eight years and his death had been expected@; survived by unnamed widow; father of George Green and Nelson Green, both of Northport, Phebe Paul and Hattie Grant, both of Southampton, and Sarah Mann and John W. Green, both of Brooklyn; native of England, who came to America ca. 1849

GREEN Delia A. 74 y 3 m 2 d

d. 11 January 1899 at Huntington; Asevere cough@ and cold; funeral at M. E. Church, Huntington; widow of John C. Green, who had been connected with the Atlantic Insurance Company; mother of George Green of Huntington; sister of Gilbert James of Cold Spring, Mrs. Richard Dill and Mrs. Samuel Bouton, both of Huntington, Mrs. Frank Wait of Brooklyn and Mrs. Edward Hyde of Port Washington; native of Cold Spring; member of Huntington M. E. Church and former member of Cold Spring M. E. Church

GREEN Ezra 39 years

d. 17 April 1891 at Huntington

GREEN George Washington Freeman Homer * Aclaimed to be@ 123 years

d. 31 October 1900 at the Nassau County Almshouse; native of Elizabeth, New Jersey; claimed to have been sold to George Washington to be a slave at Mount Vernon, Virginia; freed in 1812 and later moved to Long Island; had 7 wives during his lifetime; father of 37 children; Aan old colored man of Hempstead@

GREEN Harry J. 10 months

d. 29 July 1894; son of George W. and Elizabeth A. Green


drowned 1 August 1892 at Oyster Bay; small sailboat upset

GREEN Martin 41 years

d. 31 December 1898 at Oyster Bay Cove; Avery ill for some weeks@; son of Patrick Green, late of Center Island


d. Alast week@ at Brooklyn; interment at Locust Valley; former resident of Locust Valley; 13 May 1899 paper

GREEN Norvin

d. 12 February 1893 at Louisville, Kentucky; President of Western Union Telegraph Company; obit in 18 February 1893


GREEN Patrick

d. 2 May 1894 at Greenvale; Catholic funeral at Glen Cove; former resident of Centre Island

GREEN William F. 50 y 7 m 13 d

d. 29 March 1897 at Huntington; interment at Huntington; Avery ill for several months past@

GREGORY infant

d. 28 July 1894 at Riverhead; interment at Locust Valley; parents former residents of Glen Cove

GRIFFIN small child

d. 17 January 1897; suddenly; funeral St. Dominick=s R. C. Church, Oyster Bay; interment at Westbury; child of Morris Griffin

GRIFFIN Alfred * 78 years

d. 11 December 1897 at Hauppauge; Aquick consumption@; funeral at M. E. Church, Smithtown Branch; survived by unnamed widow and Aseveral children@; Aformerly a slave, but after receiving his freedom came North and settled here [Smithtown]@; mason and Aone of the best mechanics in the place@; Asober, honest and industrious@; Aleaves considerable property@; Aone of ... the most highly respected negroes of the town [Smithtown]@


d. Aa few months ago@; ADemocratic gold candidate for governor of New York State@; [year of election not stated]; 4 September 1897 paper


hit by railroad train 27 February 1892; taken to St. Catherine=s Hospital where he died; employee of Morris Park Shops of L.I.R.R.; 4 March 1892 paper; Mineola item

GRIFFIN Emma J. 47 y 6 m 5 d

d. 4 March 1891 at Northport; daughter of Edward E. and Sarah Baldwin; wife of George S. Griffin

GRIFFIN Henry L. 51 years

d. 16 October 1893; cancer of stomach; funeral at Oyster Bay; interment at Locust Valley; father of Mrs. F. W. Hawxhurst; deputy sheriff and Afor a long time was janitor at the [Oyster Bay] Town Hall@

GRIFFIN Katherine M. 27 years

d. 7 September 1891 at Huntington

GRIFFIN William H. 32 years

d. 22 March 1898; Ahad been ill for three years and had tried the climates of the South and West without permanent benefit@; funeral at East Williston; interment at Friends= Cemetery, Westbury; member of the Awell known firm@ Oakley & Griffin; resident of East Williston

GRIFFING Polly 89 yrs 4 mos

d. 30 September 1895 at Riverhead; widow of Hubbard Griffing

GRIFFITH young man

d. Alast week@ at Vernon Valley; scarlet fever; interment at Fresh Pond; 22 December 1894 paper; probably son of Mrs. Joel Griffith; see 23 February 1895 paper

GRIFFITH Catherine M. 50 years

d. 11 March 1892 at Huntington

GRIFFITH Ellen A. 67 years

d. 27 February 1898 at Lynbrook; maiden surname was MILLER; step-daughter of Zenas Beers; wife of James Ireland Griffith of Lynbrook; mother of James H. Griffith of East Rockaway and Lester I. Griffith of Brooklyn; former resident of Elwood


d. 16 April 1897 at Northport; wife of Ebenezer Griffith

GRIFFITH George 42 years

d. 4 March 1899 at Brooklyn; interment at Huntington Rural Cemetery; son of Miles Griffith; former resident of Huntington

GRIFFITH Miss J. 80 years

d. 29 March 1895; resident of Middleville Aor Fort Salonga, as it is now termed@

GRIFFITH Miles Aabout 80 years@

d. 13 April 1899 at Greenlawn; acute pneumonia; while walking to visit George Enoch Smith,Ahe fell over into the bushes and remained there in an insensible condition until late the next day when he was discovered by a number of school children who informed Henry S. Smith that there was an old man lying by the roadside@; Griffith was taken to the home of George E. Smith, but died before the arrival of a physician; had been a blacksmith in Huntington for a number of years; father of Aseveral children@

GRIFFITH Susan A. 70 yrs 5 mos

d. 16 January 1897 at Brooklyn; interment at Huntington; wife of Miles Griffith; sister of Phebe Brown of Fair Ground; resident of Huntington Amany years ago@

GRIFFITHS Mrs. James H. 92 years

d. 16 February 1898 at East Rockaway; sister of Mrs. Cornelia Monfort of Brooklyn, Samantha Draper of Rutherford, N. J., and Mrs. Ann Hughes of Reading, Pa.; mother of an unnamed son, resident of East Rockaway; native of Huntington; husband was a school teacher and town clerk; moved to Hauppauge in 1859 and in 1881 to East Rockaway

GROEBL Marie Theresa 68 years

d. 16 December 1894 at Oyster Bay; funeral Christ Episcopal Church, Oyster Bay; interment at Cold Spring Harbor; widow of Francis L. Groebl; native of Prague, Bohemia [Czech Republic]


d. 1 July 1895 at Fair Ground; Aheart disease@; found dead in outbuilding on property of John P. Fleet; Awas heard groaning@ on Sunday evening [30 June 1895] Abut was given a milk punch and said he felt better@;

GROSBRA child 5 years

d. 31 October 1891 at Orient; three children of Charles Grosbra were poisoned; this child died


d. 13 July 1893 at New York City following operation at Bellevue Hospital; interment at Westbury

GROVER Mrs. William

d. 29 April 1898 at Smithtown; funeral at St. Mary=s R. C. Church, East Islip; former resident of Babylon

GRUMAN Ann Coles 71 years

d. 11 April 1896; funeral at Glen Cove; widow of Horace L. Gruman

GRUMAN H. L. ca. 70 years

d. 6 January 1891 at Glen Cove; former Glen Cove merchant with H. L. and C. B. Gruman

GRUMMAN Anna Oakley 34 years

d. 11 October 1897 at Norwalk, Connecticut; suddenly; funeral at Huntington; interment at Huntington Rural Cemetery, Huntington; widow of Louis B. Grumman; mother of two young children, one age 7 and one age 4; native of England

GRUMMAN Jeannette 73 y 3 m 2 d

d. 23 April 1900 at Huntington; funeral at Huntington by Rev. Tomlinson; widow of Jehiel Grumman (m. 22 December 1846); daughter of Benjamin C. Gould and Sarah C. Scudder; mother of George T. Grumman and Edward C. Grumman, both of Huntington, and four others now deceased; sister of Henry Gould of Virginia; Aconsistent member of the Universalist Church@

GRUMMAN Louis B. 28 years

d. 11 January 1895 at Ward=s Island Hospital, New York City; interment at Huntington; native of Huntington; after school worked with G. F. Barr, jeweler in Huntington; afterwards moved to New York City, where he worked for major jewelers, including Tiffany & Company; as a jeweler he was Aquite an expert in diamonds@; survived by wife, Aan English lady@ and two children


widow received check for $500 from Catholic Benevolent League; 18 January 1896 paper Hicksville item

GUILES Willie 12 years

drowned 18 July 1893 at Patchogue; resident of Brooklyn


murdered by Martin Thorn; accomplice to the murder was Mrs. Nack, Aparamour@ of both Thorn and Guldensuppe; account of trial at Queens County Court, Long Island City, in 13 November 1897 paper

GUNNISON Edith 4 yrs 4 mos

d. 11June1894; daughter of Herbert F. Gunnison of the Brooklyn Eagle; Edith was a fequent visitor to Huntington with her father


found 4 August 1892 sitting near the window of his home near Mineola; AHis body was badly decomposed..... The appearance of the corpse indicated that the man had been dead several days@


d. 22 October 1899 at New York City; Aa great sufferer@; brother of R. F. Gurney of Greenlawn

GUSS Thomas ca. 40 years

d. 14 January 1898 at Kings Park; found dead in bed; Aacute alcoholism@ corrected in the 29 January 1898 paper to Apneumonia@; Aleaves a widow and a number of children in poor circumstances@ which is corrected in 29 January 1898 paper to say Ahis three children are well provided for@; former employee of the insane asylum at Kings Park

GUSTKE child 13 years

d. 18 November 1898 at Brushville; wagon which the father was driving was hit by railroad train Aat the Brushville crossing, a half-mile west of Queens@; child of August Gustke of Hempstead; the father and two other siblings, although injured Awill probably survive@