Deaths Reported by the "Long Islander" 1891-1900

Abstracted by David Roberts


K Surnames


KAISER Kate 24 years

d. 15 February 1900 at Kings Park; funeral at Northport; wife of John Kaiser; mother of one child; taken to Long Island State Hospital Aabout a month ago, her mind having been deranged by severe illness@

KALER George W. 72 years

d. 2 December 1900 at Centre Moriches; survived by an unnamed widow, six married children, and three brothers; former resident of Cold Spring; owned Athe old mill and pond at that place [Centre Moriches] and was well known to hundreds of summer guests who hired boats of him@

KANE John R. 50 years

d. 9 December 1896 at Brooklyn; interment at Oyster Bay Cove; native of Oyster Bay; moved to Brooklyn in 1868, where he became Aa prominent resident@

KANE John William 39 yrs 7 mos

d. 16 September 1897 at Brooklyn; paralysis of the throat; funeral at M. E. Church, Cold Spring; interment at Huntington Rural Cemetery, Huntington; survived by unnamed widow and two children; son-in-law of Townsend Gardiner

KANE Mary T.

death reported in 2 March 1895 paper; wife of John P. Kane


d. Arecently@ at New York City; 6 August 1892 paper; Bohemian immigrant who formerly worked for J. A. Hewlett of Plain View; AThe man was given a decent burial by Mr. Hewlett@

KARMAN George 55 years

d. 3 October 1900 at Hicksville; Bright=s disease; funeral at St. Ignatius R. C. Church, Hicksville; survived by an unnamed widow, 2 sons and 4 daughters; resident of Hicksville for past 8 years

KARSTEN Edna Elizabeth 9 y 3 m 15 d

d. 1 September 1892; interment at Hicksville; daughter of Frederick Karsten

KASE Louis 22 years

suicide 13 October 1894 at Aiken, South Carolina; cut his throat; former employee of J. H. Hitcock, Jr.; Westbury item

KAUTZ Katie 4 years

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

KAY Mrs. James 21 years

d. 13 June 1897 at Sea Cliff; daughter of Mrs. Alma Queen; survived by husband and six month old baby; member of St. Luke=s Episcopal Church, Sea Cliff

KEANE Edward

d. Alast week@ at Sheepshead Bay; 2 July 1892 paper; brother of Eugene Keane; former resident of Kings Park

KECK Josephine 51 years

d. 4 November 1896 at Poughkeepsie, N. Y.; funeral Glen Cove; interment at Locust Valley; wife of Henry Keck

KEEGAN Katie 14 years

d. 8 November 1891 at Cold Spring Harbor; interment at Huntington; scarlet fever; daughter of Joseph Keegan

KEIL Charles G. Alacked three days of being 80 years of age@

d. 26 July 1894 at Plain View; dropsey; interment at Bethpage; native of Germany who immigrated to U. S. in 1847 and Afor the past 35 years has resided at Plain View@; 4 August 1894 paper has account of Athe bloody affray which took place in his saloon about four years ago in which Keil killed Frederick Van Sise and broke the leg of the young man=s father, it is claimed in self‑defense .... Keil was indicted for manslaughter, but the case was never tried@

KELL Mrs. Francis

funeral 4 January 1891; Central Park and Hicksville item; thanks from Charles Kell to Hicksville Singing Society for its role in funeral services

KELLER infant 4 months

d. 14 July 1895; interment at Lutheran Cemetery, Middle Village; child of F. J. Keller; Farmingdale item

KELLER Louis 83 years

d. 15 May 1895 at New York City; funeral at Hicksville by Rev. Gutweiler; interment at Hicksville; father of Mrs. Louis Koerner and eight other children; survived by unnamed widow; native of Austria, b. 31 March 1812; soap maker; during 1840=s and 1850=s had soap and candle factory in New York City; moved to Hicksville in 1858; opened soap factory in Hempstead in 1868 and later one in Brooklyn; sold out to Queens County Soap Works of Hicksville and retired in 1874


d. 17 January 1893 at New York City; brother of Joseph Keller; nephew of Louis Keller of Hicksville; former resident of Hicksville


funeral 27 April 1891 at Hauppauge

KELLUM Ebenezer

d. Alast week@ at Hempstead; 15 December 1894 paper; husband of Mary Townsend of Half Hollow Hills (m. 1842); ran a stove business in Babylon in 1848; served as supervisor of Hempstead Town


d. 5 July 1897 at Long Swamp; funeral at Long Swamp; father of Fred Kellum of Oyster Bay, Smith Kellum of Babylon and Mary Kellum of Long Swamp; carpenter and farmer; Aborn in the same house in which he died@

KELLY Mrs. John

funeral 10 November 1898 at R. C. Church, Hauppauge; wife of Justice John Kelly of Kings Park

KELLY Michael

d. 25 April 1893 at Hempstead Town Poorhouse; thought to be case of typhus fever

KELSEY infant

interment 27 February 1894; Northport item; child of John Kelsey

KELSEY Charles 43 years

d. at County House, Yaphank; interment Alast week@ at Northport Rural Cemetery; resident of Centreport; 18 March 1899 paper

KELSEY Edward 37 years

d. 5 December 1897; suddenly of pneumonia; Aup to the time of his illness on Saturday Mr. Kelsey had been in rugged health@; Ahis death was a great shock to his friends, many of whom had not heard of his illness@; survived by an unnamed widow; postmaster of Westbury Afor some time@ and Afor years kept the village general store here [Westbury]@

KELSEY Elbert 61 years

d. 8 January 1900 at Brooklyn; funeral at Northport; unnamed widow and two children survive; brother-in-law of David Bryant of Northport; Afor many years in the employ of the New York and Brooklyn Ferry Company@; former resident of Northport

KELSEY Ellen 2 mos 17 days

d. 12 April 1891 at Huntington

KELSEY Freelove 76 years

d. 29 November 1893 at Centreport; interment at Northport; mother of John Kelsey and Charles Kelsey

KELSEY Hannah E. 63 yrs 5 mos

d. 13 December 1893 at Huntington; wife of Henry Kelsey; member of Second Presbyterian Church

KELSEY Harriett D. 85 yrs 7 mos

d. 6 March 1900 at Bronx, N. Y.; interment at Huntington Rural Cemetery; sister of the late Mrs. Daniel Smith

KELSEY Jesse B. 79 y 5 m 22 d

d. 25 June 1896 at New Haven, Connecticut; funeral Second Presbyterian Church, Huntington; survived by unnamed widow; father of Rev. Joel Kelsey, Aa minister in the West@, Frank Kelsey of Waterbury, Conn., Jesse Kelsey of Queens, Mrs. Frank Adams of Hackensack, N. J., and Mrs. Harry Hicks of New Haven, Connecticut; brother-in-law of Andrew Codding of Fair Ground ; Aspent most of his life in this place@ [Huntington]

KELSEY Johnny ca. 3 years

d. 13 November 1894 at Centreport killed in accident while playing with a toy wagon; twin son of John Kelsey

KELSEY Katie 5 months

d. 20 June 1891 at Huntington

KELSEY Katie Welsh

d. 23 August 1894 at Huntington; explosion of kerosene lamp caused a fire; Mrs. Kelsey=s clothing caught on fire when she attempted to put out the fire; badly burned Ashe lay suffering in terrible agony@ until she died the following morning; widow of William Kelsey; member of St. Patrick=s R. C. Church, Huntington; long account of accident in 25 August 1894 paper

KELSEY William C. 31 yrs 11 mos

d. 14 June 1892 at Huntington

KELSEY Woodhull 33 years

d. 18 January 1900 at Brooklyn; funeral at home of Mrs. Joseph Tillott, Halesite; unmarried; resident of Brooklyn

KENDRICK Lulu 15 years

d. 18 July 1891 at Cold Spring Harbor

KENDRICK Mary A. 76 years

d. 8 January 1891 at Northport

KENNEY Mary 64 years

d. 14 October 1898 at Oyster Bay; suddenly of heart disease; Ahad just returned from morning service at St. Dominick=s R. C. church when she was taken suddenly ill and expired@; funeral at St. Dominick=s R. C. Church, Oyster Bay; interment at Brookville; resident with Mrs. Albertson for 40 years

KENYON Whitman 83 years

d. 20 December 1896 at Smithtown; funeral Brooklyn


d. 26 February 1894 [at New York City]; Afamous cartoonist and editor of Puck@; [native of Vienna, Austria]

KERBS Augusta 56 y 7 m 4 d

d. 12 August 1899 at Hicksville; funeral at German Lutheran Church, Hicksville; interment at Plain Lawn Cemetery, Hicksville; left a widow with five children when husband d. 15 years ago [ca. 1884]; Aa noble woman and mother@


d. 19 September 1899 at Hicksville; Alingering illness@; funeral at Brush Hollow M. E. Church by Rev. Matschat [Lutheran] of Hicksville; unnamed widow and three children sutvive; life long resident of Hicksville

KERBS John William 1 week

d. 25 April 1895; interment at Westbury; son of E. C. Kerbs; Hicksville item

KERBS William A. 24 years

d. 16 March 1898 at Hicksville; funeral at German Lutheran Church, Hicksville; interment at Plain Lawn Cemetery, Hicksville; Aeldest son of a widowed mother@

KERR girl 15 years

d. 21 May 1894 at Syosset; consumption; interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside; daughter of a German family who moved out from New York City to a farm in Syosset, hoping that a change of air would improve her health

KETCHAM infant

d. 23 May 1894 at Northport; son of Henry E. Ketcham

KETCHAM Alice G. 10 years

d. 24 April 1891 at Comac; daughter of David L. and Ruhama Ketcham

KETCHAM Amy 77 y 8 m 2 d

d. 21 January 1891 at Huntington; interment at Green‑Wood, Brooklyn; sister of Mrs. William Pearsall

KETCHAM Antoinnette 65 y 8 m 27 d

d. 17 December 1895 at Northport; funeral at M. E. Church, Northport; interment at Huntington; widow of Luther Ketcham of the 48th New York, who was captured by the Confederates and sent to Libby Prison, Awhere he suffered much until his removal to the prison at Belle Island where he died [Richmond, Va.]@; mother of Mrs. Alvin Lewis of Northport and Mrs. Newton Scudder of Washing- ton, D. C.; native of Huntington and Afor many years a member of the M. E. Church in that place@; the Samuel Ackerly G. A. R. Post of Northport and the J. C. Walters G. A. R. Post of Huntington attended her funeral

KETCHAM Arthur Ray

d. Alast week@ of a Ashort but severe sickness@; son of P. W. Ketcham; 29 August 1896 paper; Farmingdale item

KETCHAM Caroline

d. 10 September 1893 at Glen Cove; wife of Oakley Ketcham; member of M. E. Church

KETCHAM Charles 4 years

d. 4 December 1895; Aburned so badly ... child=s flesh was burned to a crisp@; interment at Brookville; son of Charles Wesley Ketcham

KETCHAM Clark 81 yrs 5 mos

d. 16 May 1898 at Northport; funeral at St. Paul=s M. E. Church, Northport; survived by an unnamed widow, one son and one daughter; resident of Elwood Afor a number of years@

KETCHAM Mrs. Conklin

d. Avery suddenly@; Aleaves a husband and a large family of children@; 18 July 1896 paper; Farmingdale item


d. 2 June 1899 at New York City; paralysis; funeral at Presbyterian Church, Northport, by Rev. Ellis; brother of late Stephen Ketcham; former resident of Northport

KETCHAM Mrs. David

funeral 1 September 1897 at Northport; interment at Genola Cemetery, East Northport; remains Awere brought up on the noonday train from Brooklyn@


funeral 30 June 1897 at East Northport; mother of Sanford Ketcham

KETCHAM Elizabeth 75 y 8 m 11 d

d. 27 March 1892 at Huntington; wife of Zophar Ketcham, who she m. A57 years ago@; daughter of James and Abigail Platt; granddaughter of Israel Platt; member of the Presbyterian Church

KETCHAM Eva Lysen 44 years

d. 14 September 1898; dropsy and Bright=s disease; funeral at Centreport; interment at Northport Rural Cemetery; wife of Ellsworth Ketcham; mother of Mrs. Wallace Wightman of Greenlawn and another daughter

KETCHAM George Vanderbilt 9 months

d. 29 June 1894; interment at East Northport; twin child of Brewster Ketcham

KETCHAM Gulielma

wife of George W. Ketcham; letters of administration for estate granted by Nassau County Surrogate=s Court; 7 October 1899 paper

KETCHAM Mrs. Harney

d. 30 June 1899 at Northport; consumption

KETCHAM Harriet 78 yrs 3 mos

d. 30 April 1891 at Greenlawn

KETCHAM Colonel Henry 91 years

d. 24 November 1897 at Brooklyn; Bright=s disease; native of Brookhaven, b. 1806; Aproprietor of extensive cloth works at Patchogue@; Ainvested largely in whaling vessels that sailed out of Sag Harbor@; Aowned a number of schooners in the coastwise and West Indies trade@; during the Civil War was colonel of the 147th New York Volunteers, which he helped organize at Patchogue; member of Republican Party

KETCHAM Isaac S. Aold@

d. 16 October 1891 at Jericho; Athe community has lost one of its most benevolent men@

KETCHAM Jane 76 years

d. 5 May 1899 at Northport; funeral at Northport by Rev. Holden of Trinity Episcopal Church; interment at Syracuse, N. Y.; widow of Sidney Ketcham; mother of Mrs. James Cockcroft; former resident of Syracuse

KETCHAM Letty Anna

d. 29 July 1898 at San Jose, California; maiden named had been Lefferts; widow of Francis D. Ketcham; sister of Mary Horton of Brooklyn; half-sister of George L.Sammis of Huntington; native of Huntington, b. 21 October 1813; moved to California in 1854; Ashe kept in touch with the people of Huntington by reading the Long Islander, knowing the names of the children and grandchildren of the friends of her youth ..... she never lost interest in her old home@

KETCHAM Mary 89 years

d. 9 May 1891; widow of A. Mulford Ketcham

KETCHAM Mary 77 years

d. 28 June 1896 at Crab Meadow; interement at Acemetery at Rinaldo Sammis= @; widow of Alexander B. Ketcham; mother of Mrs. Edward Lewis; former resident of Fresh Pond

KETCHAM Minerva A. 68 yrs 7 days

d. 8 July 1898 at Far Rockaway

KETCHAM Nancy Anearly ninety@

interment 25 November 1897 at Fresh Pond; Aone of the old residents of Bay Shore@; Northport item

KETCHAM Nathaniel 78 yrs 10 mos

d.7 October 1894 at Melville; Abrought up on what is now known as the Ireland farm, but has spent many years of his life in the city@

KETCHAM Phebe 81 years

d. 12 April 1896 at Greenlawn; pneumonia; interment at Plainview; sister of Jane Smith of Greenlawn; resident of Plainview

KETCHAM Raymond E. 5 mos 4 days

d. 26 July 1891 at Northport; son of Henry E. and Minnie A. Ketcham

KETCHAM Ruth 82 years

funeral 22 May 1898 at East Northport; widow of Conklin Ketcham

KETCHAM Sarah M. C. 68 yrs 6 mos

d. 7 March 1891 at Brooklyn

KETCHAM Solomon 84 years

d. 16 September 1898 at Amityville; funeral at Amityville; father of Solomon Ketcham, Jr., former Amityville postmaster, William J. Ketcham and Mrs. William Henry Wanzer, all of Amityville, and Mrs. George Bennett of Brooklyn; lived in the house where he died for 62 years, having been born Aon the premises@; member and Aliberal supporter@ of South M. E. Church; a Aman of exemplary character@

KETCHAM Capt. Stephen 72 years

funeral 2 February 1896 at St. Paul=s M. E. Church, Northport; father of George H. Ketcham, Charles Ketcham, Henry Ketcham and Mrs. Amelia Taylor; widow survives

KETCHAM Willie 3 years

d. 4 November 1898; inhaled carbolic acid; son of George A. Ketcham; Northport item

KETCHAM Zophar 83 y 5 m 10 d

d. 2 November 1894 at Huntington; husband of Elizabeth Platt (m. 8 June 1835); father of Ellen Ketcham (d. 1852), Harriet Ketcham (d. in infancy) and Rev. Kneeland Ketcham, Presbyterian minister; Huntington native b. 22 May 1811; harness maker; lived in Hempstead and Babylon, but Aafter a few years he returned to Huntington and established himself in business in a small shop ..... on Park Avenue and continued in this business until a few years before his death@; elder in Presbyterian Church

KETCHUM Ira P. ca. 50 years

d. Aa few weeks ago@ at Charlton, Lucas County, Ohio; son of Ira A. Ketchum; former resident of Huntington; Civil War veteran, served in 48th New York Vols.; 15 October 1892 paper

KEY Martha F.

funeral 24 February 1892 at Plainview; native of Abico, Bahamas; daughter of Townsend Hewlett Awho was in business in the Bahamas and for many years resided there@; Mrs. Key Ahas considerable property@ in the Bahamas and her children reside there; sister of John Hewlett of Plainview; niece of Charles Hewlett of Cold Spring Harbor

KIELY Rev. John M.

d. at Brooklyn from injuries received when thrown from a carriage on 15 May 1897; pastor of R. C. Church of the Transfiguration, Brooklyn; Awidely known and highly respected@; 12 August 1899 paper


drowned 25 July 1891 [near Eaton=s Neck]; body found 2 August 1891 at Fresh Pond

KIESEL Mrs. Conrad 74 years

d. 25 January 1895 at Mineola; interment at Elmont; mother of Mrs. George Wigle

KIESLING Charles 72 years

d. 31 August 1900 at Hicksville; funeral at Hicksville by Rev. Matschat; unnamed widow survives; father of Mrs. Edward Losey, Mrs. Gustave Nauman, Mrs. William Sipman, and Mrs. Jacob Gaenger; native of Germany; resident of Hicksville for 45 years

KILLFOYLE John 30 years

d. Alast week@ at New York City; 4 April 1896 paper; son of Margaret Ivensen Killfoyle; native of Huntington; Aengaged in the confectionery trade@; survived by unnamed widow who he married Aa few years ago@


interment 17 May 1898 at Plain Lawn Cemetery, Hicksville; Abought from Massapequa@; child of Peter Killian

KIMBALL Henry ca. 70 years

body found 29 May 1894 in the sand at Zach=s Inlet; probable drowning; body taken to Amityville for coroner=s inquest; resident of Stoughton, Massachusetts; Aman with a wooden leg@; 2 June 1894 and 9 June 1894 papers


d. 25 December 1898; Aheart failure caused by alcoholism and inhalation of coal gas@; Apractical joke .... some one stopped his chimney@; Athe parties guilty of obstructing the chimney have not been found out and it is suggested that the matter will be put into the hands of the district attorney@; AGerman blacksmith@

KING Charles L.

d. 6 July 1899 at New York City; funeral at New York City; father of Mrs. Thomas J. Service of Glen Cove

KING Cornelia

d. 27 November 1896 at New York City; funeral Jamaica; interment at Jamaica; daughter of ex-Governor J. A. King; sister of Dr. Charles King of Philadelphia, John A. King of New York City, Mrs. Henry Van Rensaeller and Mrs. James King; Alife long member of Grace Episcopal Church of Jamaica@; Apresident of St. Phebe=s mission .... and president of the board of managers of the church charity foundation of the Episcopal Church and was also a member of the visiting board of the state association of charity@; Awell known throughout both Queens and Suffolk counties as a prominent contributor to the various charitable institutions of the Long Island diocese of the Episcopal Church@; Aa woman of great wealth, but used it wisely for the benefit of her fellow beings@; Afor several years past, Miss King has occupied the old homestead at Jamaica which has been the ancestral home of the King family for two or three generations past@

KING Fred ca. 14 years

killed in gun accident, Athe trigger of the gun catching in a twig@; son of Charles King; resident of Bridgehampton; 5 January 1895 paper

KING Harriet 86 y 3 m 7 d

d. 3 February 1892 at Northport; native of England, who had lived in America Afor the past fifty years@

KING Harry 4 years

d. 13 January 1895 at Northport; scarlet fever; son of Patrick King; Aa bright little lad@

KING James 70 years

d. 10 March 1891 at Northport; Afrom the effects of a cancer@

KING Joseph 65 years

d. 6 December 1899 at Farmingdale; funeral at Farmingdale with members of the Amityville G. A. R. in attendance; survived by unnamed widow and five children; veteran of Union Army during the Civil War, serving with the 5th New York and the 84th New York

KING Mary 76 years

d. 7 February 1897 at Brooklyn; pneumonia; funeral St. Philip Neri R. C. Church, Northport; widow of James King; mother of Mrs. John Murphy of Brooklyn; Aresided for many years@ in Northport Awhere she was widely known and respected. She took an active interest in the building of the new Roman Catholic church here [Northport]@

KING Onee M. 52 years

d. 19 April 1899; funeral at Northport; daughter of Stephen Gildersleeve; mother of Harry King; sister of Albertus O. Gildersleeve, Mrs. P. S. Soper and unnamed others; Ashe was the first of eight children to pass away@; Awell known proprietor@ of fancy goods store at Northport

KINSELLA Bridget 90 years

d. 26 March 1891 at Westbury; widow of Daniel Kinsella; grandmother of 38 and great‑grandmother of 13; native of County Carlow, Ireland; resident of Westbury for more than 30 years

KIPLING Josephine 6 years

d. 6 March 1899 at New York City; pneumonia; daughter of British author Rudyard Kipling

KIRBY Caleb 81 years

d. Aa few days ago@ at Old Westbury; 16 July 1892 paper; Anear relative@ of Roger Kirby of Huntington

KIRBY Matilda 86 yrs 8 mos

d. 9 February 1894 at Baldwins; interment at Jericho; twin sister of Asa Pettit


d. 12 January 1893; expert carriage trimmer; former resident of North Carolina who Aremoved to this village [Huntington] quite a number of years ago@; AIt was his delight to go out in the Bay for wild fowl or fish@

KIRK Hannah C. 84 years

d. 4 November 1897 at Glen Cove; daughter of Benjamin and Eleanor Cock, late of Lattingtown; widow of Joshua T. Kirk; mother of Benjamin C. Kirk; grandmother of Mrs. Bartol Hall, Daniel Kirk and William T. Kirk

KIRK William 71 years

d. 10 January 1898 at Huntington; pneumonia; funeral at St. Patrick=s R. C. Church, Huntington by Father McCartney; interment at Catholic Cemetery, West Neck; native of Ireland; first wife was Miss Nolan, by whom he had four daughters, all of whom reside in Brooklyn; after her death, he married a second time, Abut No. 2 turned out a delusion and snare@; she was sent to jail at Riverhead for Adeserting her children and general misconduct@; one son and two daughters by this marriage were placed in children=s home at Yaphank; shedman at Suffolk Hotel, Huntington, for over 40 years, having been hired in 1856 by Stephen C. Rogers; he trained a family of pigs to do tricks, Awas a genius with animals@; letters of administration granted 9 March 1900 to his daughter Katherine N. Kirk

KIRK William E. 75 years

d. 3 July 1897; Asuddenly@ of heart trouble; funeral at Reformed Church, Locust Valley; survived by unnamed widow and four children; native of Roslyn, b. 4 July 1822; Aconducted a blacksmith shop in Locust Valley for over fifty years@

KIRKLAND Andrew 56 y 1 m 17 d

d. 4 May 1891 at Half Hollow Hills; invalid confined to his bed for 21 years having fallen from a wagon and injured his spine


drowned 7 September 1898 at Montauk while bathing; member of First Cavalry; [soldier returning from Spanish-American War stationed at Camp Wikoff]


d. 22 October 1891; funeral at Hempstead; fell down stairs and hurt himself internally

KISSAM child

d. at Denver, Colorado; interment 31 January 1897 at Commack; child of Will Kissam


funeral 14 January 1891 at Glen Cove; Aan old and respected colored lady@

KISSAM Mrs. E. 56 years

d. 12 June 1900 at Glenwood; cancer; widow of Jackson Kissam

KISSAM Elizabeth 85 yrs 1 mo

d. 14 September 1898 at Huntington; widow of Charles Kissam (d. 1879); mother of Oscar Kissam, Mrs. Bishop and Mrs. Robinson, all of Huntington, and Mrs. John Tilden and Elisha Kissam, both of Greenlawn; Aup to last winter she was one of three brothers and two sisters living, the youngest of whom was 75 and the eldest 89"; maiden name was Elizabeth Mott; native of Glenwood; former resident of West Neck, from where her husband ran a sloop carrying brick; moved to Greenlawn ca. 1848, where her husband became a farmer; in 1893, she moved to Northport to live with a daughter and moved to Huntington Athis spring@

KISSAM Helen infant

funeral 17 April 1898; interment at Bayville; daughter of Elliott Kissam; Greenlawn item

KITTLE Robert G.

d. 4 November 1898; funeral by Rev. Russell of Oyster Bay; unnamed widow survives; father of four sons and three daughters; resident of East Norwich for thirty years

KLING child 6 years

d. 31 October 1897 at Pasteur Institution, New York City; hydrophobia; bitten by a Astrange dog@ on 13 September 1897; sent to Pasteur by Dr. J. P. Heyen of Northport; son of John Kling; Elwood item

KLING Anna W. 78 years

d. 10 May 1899 at Commack


d. 2 August 1899 at Richfield Springs, N. Y.; killed by lightning

KLOENNE William 72 years

d. 3 June 1897 at Hicksville; funeral at German Lutheran Church, Hicksville; interment at Hicksville; brother-in-law of Frederick Herzog; father of Mrs. Johanna Loescher and Frederick Kloenne, both of New York City; native of Coln [?Cologne], Germany; immigrated to America in 1857; was in plumbing business in New York City and ran a hammer factory in Long Island City; retired in 1872 and moved to Hicksville, where he opened the Grand Central Hotel, which he ran for ten years; was in the auction business with Edgar Davis until Aabout a year ago@; the Adeceased was the inventor and patentee of a number of valuable articles, one of which was a hitching bolt which is in all the horse car stables in New York and other cities@; member of the Masons

KLOENNE Willie infant

d. 10 November 1892; funeral at Hicksville; son of Fred Kloenne; grandson of William Kloenne

KLUG Louis

d. 23 December 1896 at Hicksville; interment at Plain Edge; Awell known resident of the southern part of this village [Hicksville]@

KLUG Mrs. Louis

d. 13 May 1898 at Hicksville

KNAPP Joseph C. 69 years

d. 2 May 1893 at Oyster Bay; interment at Huntington

KNIGHT Abraham

killed in train wreck at Hastings, N.Y.; 28 December 1891 dateline; conductor on Wagner Palace Car; 9 January 1892 paper

KNIGHT Hannah C. 54 years

d. 19 August 1899; daughter of Capt. Lyman Bebee; wife of Capt. J. L. Knight; member of [Trinity] Episcopal Church, Northport


interment 28 December 1892; Northport item; child of Charles J. Knightley; parents residents of Kings Park

KNIGHTLEY Celia Jane 28 y 3 m 5 d

d. 1 January 1893 at Northport; daughter of late Calvin Wooden of Cold Spring; wife of Charles J. Knightley

KNORR Anna 82 years

d. 16 November 1893 at New York City; interment at Green‑Wood, Brooklyn; sister of Louis Keller of Hicksville; former resident of Hicksville; account of will in 25 November 1893 paper; property left to Louis Keller and the eight children of the late Wenzel Keller, one of whom is Joseph Keller of Hicksville

KNOX Dr. James Suydam

death reported 16 July 1892 paper; interment at Somerville, New Jersey; Aprominent physician of Chicago, Ill.@; brother of Rev. W. W. Knox of Bayonne, N. J., former pastor of Second Presbyterian Church, Huntington

KNOX John Jay

d. at New York City; dateline 10 February 1892; former Comptroller of the United States Treasury; President of the National Bank of the Republic; b. Knoxboro, Oneida County, N.Y. 19 March 1828

KOBMAN child

d. 12 May 1892 ; child of Jacob Kobman; Hicksville item

KOBMAN Johanna S. 6 years

d. 6 May 1892; daughter of Jacob Kobman; Hicksvile item

KOBMAN Lily infant

d. 29 April 1892; daughter of Jacob Kobman; Hicksville item

KOCH Louis 73 y 11 m 17 d

d. 4 February 1891 at Hicksville; interment at Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn; operated the Queens County Soap Works; owned real estate in Brooklyn, Woodhaven and Los Angeles, California


d. 19 August 1899; Ahad just completed a snow melting machine from which he expected to realize a fortune, and was showing it to a friend .... when it exploded, breaking both his arms and otherwise injuring him so he never recovered@; survived by unnamed widow and four children; resident of Long Island City; former resident of Hicksville; former foreman of the Hicksville Button Works; Awas always studying out some thing which he could patent@

KOERNER Arthur G. 7 yrs 11 mos

d. 26 October 1899 at Huntington; spinal trouble; funeral at Huntington; son of Gustav Koerner

KOERNER George R. 34 y 5 m 9 d

d. 18 December 1899 at Huntington; consumption; funeral at Huntington by Rev. Aitkin of St. John=s Episcopal Church; interment at Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn; son of Gustav Koerner; had gone to Texas to recover his health, but returned home in an Aenfeebled condition@

KOERNER Louis 8 years

d. 9 June 1896 at New York City; interment at Hicksville; son of Louis Koerner; nephew of Mrs. Frank Marrs

KOHN Mrs. Michael

d. 13 July 1896 at Plain View; Adevoted wife and mother [who] leaves a husband and a son@

KOHR child 2 years

interment 13 November 1897 at Catholic Cemetery, Hauppauge; diphtheria; child of Augustus Kohr of Kings Park

KOLISCH Charles 63 years

d. 4 April 1892 at Hicksville; interment at Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn; attack of apoplexy while working in garden; father of Mrs. William Meyle


d. 24 February 1898 at Baltimore, Maryland; funeral at Merrick; interment at Greenfield Cemetery, Hempstead; wife of C. D. Koons; sister of Wallace Birch of Merrick; niece of Mrs. Charles H. Fleet of Huntington

KOOP Sallie C. 28 years

suicide 6 February 1893 at Brooklyn; daughter of Herman H. Koop

KORT Maria 47 y 10 m 25 d

d. 25 September 1895; funeral R. C. Church, Hicksville; interment at Most Holy Trinity Cemetery, Brooklyn; wife of John Kort; mother of 3 sons and 3 daughters; resident of Hicksville since July 1894


d. 2 October 1894 at Babylon; heart disease; Asalesman for a wholesale liquor house for over twenty-five years. Mr. Kraker was well known about here for his likeness to T. William Smith, the two often being mistaken one for the other@

KRAMAR Annie E. 4 mos 23 days

d. 14 August 1898 at Huntington; daughter of J. P. Kramar

KREISEL Emma 5 years

d. 5 December 1894 at Central Park; daughter of Frederick and Mary Kreisel

KRIEGERSMANN Frederick 76 years

funeral 12 April 1897; resident of New York City who was Awell known in this village [Hicksville] being a frequent visitor at William Kloenne=s@; Hicksvile item

KRISSLEY Alittle son@

d. 4 December 1894; son of Mr. and Mrs. Krissley; Smithtown item

KROPP twin children

twins of William Kropp of Oyster Bay; double stone erected to mark grave at Westbury; Oyster Bay item, 29 May 1897 paper


suicide 7 October 1891 at Suffolk County Jail, Riverhead; poisoned himself with sulphur obtained from matches; in jail for murder and mutilation of Winnie Croupa in December 1890

KUEHN Helene 63 y 5 m 25 d

d. 11 October 1894 at Central Park; interment at Green-Wood, Brooklyn; mother-in-law of George Benkert; native of Bavaria

KUNZ Maria 93 years

d. 5 February 1898 at Jericho; interment at Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn; mother of Louis Kunz of Hicksville and Mrs. Peter Lene of Syosset

KUSCH infant

d. 7 August 1897; funeral at Friends= Meetinghouse, Westbury; child of John Kusch