Deaths Reported by the "Long Islander" 1891-1900

Abstracted by David Roberts


L Surnames


LADENBURG Adolph 42 years

overboard 19 February 1896 during a Asevere storm@ from the steamship Niagara, which was returning from Nassau, Bahamas; member of the banking firm of Ladenburg, Thalman & Company of New York City; Aowner of the beautiful country seat a mile south of this village [Westbury] ... Mr. Ladenburg was one of the first wealthy city men to buy and improve property in this section@

LAEMY Mrs. Michael

d. at Long Island City; funeral at St. Patrick=s R. C. Church, Huntington, by Father York; interment at Catholic Cemetery, West Neck; former resident of Fair Ground

L'AFRICAIN Marie Achild@

funeral 5 October 1891; interment at Westbury; tubercolosis meningitis; Aprior to its death slept for 225 hours@; Hempstead item


d. 4 September 1898; funeral at Cheshire, Connecticut; wife of Rev.Thomas N. Laine, former pastor of M. E. Church, Glen Cove; mother of Aseveral daughters@; AMrs. Laine had many warm friends in [Glen Cove]@


d. [23 January 1893] at Macon, Georgia; Justice of the U. S. Supreme Court; former U. S. Senator from Mississippi and Secretary of the Interior under President Cleveland; long obit in 28 January 1893 paper

LAMB Rev. E. W.

funeral 5 January 1897 at Lafayette, [Sussex] County, New Jersey; Aparticular friend@ of the Rev. S. L. Cox, Baptist pastor at Huntington and Cold Spring, who was called to preach the funeral sermon

LAMB John T. 83 years

d. 29 July 1894; Rockville Centre item; father of Alfred T. Lamb, another son and two daughters; grandfather of nine and great‑grandfather of five

LAMB Mary 40 years

d. 24 November 1896 at Glen Cove; funeral St. Patrick=s R. C. Church, Glen Cove; interment at Brookville; wife of Edward Lamb; resident of Glen Cove

LAMBERT Margaret 33 years

d. 19 November 1898 at Cold Spring Harbor; consumption; funeral at St. Patrick=s R. C. Church, Huntington; interment at Catholic Cemetery, West Neck; wife of James Lambert; mother of two Asmall children@

LAMBERTSON Ada Bell 7 years

d. 27 March 1892 at Stony Brook; convulsions; resident of Kings Park

LAMBERTSON Daniel Henry 37 years

d. 24 April 1900; pneumonia; funeral at Christ Episcopal Church, Oyster Bay, by Rev. Washburn; interment at Smith Plot, Cove Neck; unnamed widow survives; father of six children

LAMBERTSON William 61 years

d. 7 May 1893 at Brooklyn; resident of Huntington

LA MOTTE Harry 2 mos 4 days

d. 12 January 1892 at Huntington; suffocation in its crib; son of Dr. Harry La Motte

LAMPE N. T. 3 mos 21 days

d. 15 January 1895 at Long Swamp; child of N. F. Lampe

LANBENBERGER John 81 years

d. at Hempstead; fell down flight of stairs; father of Mrs. Zubrod of Plainview; 18 July 1891 paper

LANDON Mr. 80 years

d. 2 December 1893 near Oyster Bay; funeral at Oyster Bay; interment at Bridgeport, Connecticut

LANE Frankie

d. 14 September 1891 at Jamaica; run over by a farm wagon

LANE Lester

d. 10 April 1891 at East New York; funeral at Centreport

LANE Warren T.

d. 8 September 1891 near Calverton; roadmaster on L. I. R. R.; checking track on his velocipede when hit by railroad train

LANG Caroline 71 years

d. 23 May 1894 at Hicksville; widow of John Lang Awho passed away six weeks ago@ to whom she had been married 41 years; mother of Louis Lang, the blacksmith, and Aa daughter in Europe@ [Mrs. Caroline Britting]; she was Ahighly respected@

LANG John 71 years

d. 9 April 1894 at Hicksville; father of Louis Lang and Mrs. Caroline Britting of Germany; native of Germany (b. 22 January 1823) who immigrated to USA ca. 1854 and came to Hicksville ca. 1869, where he was a blacksmith in partnership with son Louis Lang


d. 28 December 1898 at Commack; pneumonia Aand age@; funeral at Commack; interment at West Hampton, Massachusetts; mother of Franklin E. Langdon of Grundy Center, Iowa, and George K. Langdon of Commack and two deceased sons; sister of George N. King of Lee Center, Illinois; native of West Hampton, Mass., b. 30 June 1817; Ashe experienced religion and united with the church in early life and has steadily maintained her Christian walk@

LARRABEE Edward W. 74 years

d. 21 August 1898 at Oyster Bay; funeral at Oyster Bay by Rev. Wightman; son of Gamaliel Larrabee; unnamed widow survives; father of George Larrabee, William Larrabee, Frank Larrabee and Annie Larrabee, Oyster Bay postmistress; collector for Oyster Bay Town; native of Cold Spring Harbor

LARRABEE Robert ca. 75 years

d. 5 April 1892 at Yaphank; interment at Oyster Bay; former resident of Cold Spring

LATHAM Lillian Grace 8 mos 5 days

d. 15 August 1894 at Huntington; daughter of Walter and Edith Latham


funeral 25 December 1899 at New York City; daughter of Mrs. William Zarnitz South Dix Hills item

LATOURETTE Peter 70 years

d. 7 January 1894 [probably at Roslyn]; Asuddenly ... after returning from church@; Awell known resident of Roslyn@

LATTIN Henry 88 yrs 10 mos

d. 21 November 1894 at Farmingdale; Aas well and strong as was possible for one of his years ... would often take a walk of a couple of miles to call upon some friend@; fell from a ladder Aa few weeks ago@ while picking apples .... Adeath resulted from the injuries received@; former resident of Babylon

LATTING Eliza 95 years

d. 23 January 1892 at Oyster Bay; Aone of the oldest residents of this place@ [Oyster Bay]

LATTING Sarah A. 51 years

d. 4 January 1891 at Huntington; mother of Mrs. William S. Hudson


d. 10 November 1897; water on the brain; funeral at St. Killian R. C. Church, Farmingdale; interment at Aconvent grounds@ [no place given]; daughter of Murth Launan

LAURIE Frances F.

d. 19 February 1893 at Jericho; widow of William W. Laurie


d. 24 January 1895 at New Cassel; Aafter a brief illness@

LAURIE William 67 years

d. 22 January 1893 at Jericho; husband of AMiss Seaman,@ daughter of Samuel Seaman of Wantagh; m. A27 years ago@; native of Stamford, Connecticut, and former resident of Oyster Bay

LAVELLE David 20 years

d. 8 February 1895 near Averne; fireman on L. I. R. R. train trying to clear tracks between Far Rockaway and Rockaway Beach following blizzard; engine jumped the track; David thrown from cab and instantly killed; funeral at Westbury; son of David Lavelle of Hicksville

LAVELLE Mary H. 14 1/2 years

d. 14 February 1897 at Hicksville; iliopolitis; funeral [St. Ignatius] R. C. Church, Hicksville; interment at Brookville; daughter of John Lavelle; Awas thought a great deal of by her young friends ..... the classmates of the dead girl sent a handsome floral offering as a small token of their love and esteem@

LAVELLE Richard 45 years

dateline 31 May 1893; d. at [probably] North Beach; thrown from a pony and killed; Aone of the owners of a pony running track at North Beach@; resident of New York City

LAW George 53 years

d. 7 July 1896 at New York City; spinal meningitis; son of George Law, Athe noted steamboat man@; owner of the yacht Veto; president of the Eighth Avenue & Ninth Avenue Railroad Company; well known to many citizens of Cold Spring


d. Aa few days since@; funeral R. C. Church, Oyster Bay; interment at Brookville; 24 August 1895 paper


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


d. 11 May 1895 at Greenvale; Adied at his farmhouse on the East Norwich Turnpike .... had been ill for some time@


d. 6 April 1895; mother of two unnamed sons; Farmingdale item

LAWRENCE Leonard ca. 40 years

d. 9 December 1896 at Smithtown Branch; cut throat in suicide attempt on 7 December 1896 but lived two days; Ahad been in feeble health for many years, and, it is thought, was out of his mind@; interment at Smithtown Branch; son of Mrs. William Lawrence of Smithtown Branch; brother-in-law of Charles Hilton Brown of New York City; Ahe studied law some years ago but has not practiced for a long time@; account of funeral in 19 December 1896 paper, Smithtown column


d. at Sioux City, Iowa; interment 25 August 1900 at Huntington Rural Cemetery; [probably is some relation of Miss A. A. Lawrence, of Sioux City, visiting with Miss A. Conklin of Huntington; 30 August 1900 paper

LAWRENCE Mary L. 78 years

d. 3 January 1897 at Brooklyn; heart disease; widow of James Lawrence; mother of two sons and five daughters; summer resident of Sea Cliff Afor many years@

LAWS James M. 78 years

d. 26 February 1894; interment at Huntington; husband of Mary Rogers; son‑in‑law of William Rogers; brother‑in‑law of Esther Rogers and Emily Rogers; father of Charles Laws, John Laws, Caroline Laws and Lottie Laws; native of Islip and resident of Huntington c. 1852‑1856, when he moved to Jersey City Heights, N. J.; operated street sprinkling business in New York City and Jersey City; member of Huntington M. E. Church and Simpson M. E. Church, Jersey City Heights; Aactive Republican@

LAWSON David 39 years

d. 24 April 1896 at New York City; pneumonia; bother of John Lawson of Northport; Aheld important position with the Standard Oil Company@; was building a home at Vernon Valley; member of Methodist Church

LAWTON Major-General Henry W.

d. 19 December 1899 at San Mateo, Philippines; killed in fighting during the Philippine Insurrection; native of Toledo, Ohio, b. 17 March 1843; veteran of the Civil War, the Indian Wars and the Spanish-American War; Aa fighter his equal has not been known in army circles since the death of General Custer@


d. 25 March 1891 at Oyster Bay; Aa life long resident of this town@ [Oyster Bay]

LAYTON Carrie 52 years

d. 25 January 1900 at Parkville, Brooklyn; nervous prostration and gastric fever; funeral at St. Paul=s M. E. Church, Northport, by Rev. Terry of Flatbush; interment at Northport Rural Cemetery; daughter of William Hughes Conklin; unnamed husband survives; former resident of Northport

LAYTON Sarah 94 years

d. 3 November 1895; funeral Friends= Meetinghouse, Jericho; interment at Jericho; widow of David Layton; aunt of Rev. William A. Layton

LEACH Bertha C.

d. 13 June 1899 at Ilion, N. Y.; typhoid fever; former teacher at Northport and Freeport; Avery conscientious teacher and greatly beloved by her students@; former member of the Baptist Church, Northport

LEAHMY Jeremiah Michael AJerry@ 20 years

d. 2 March 1895 at Greenlawn; brakeman on L. I. R. R. train; slipped and fell while passing from one freight car to another; fractured skull on railroad track; funeral St. Patrick=s R. C. Church, Huntington; interment West Neck; widowed mother a resident of Huntington; long account of accident in AVillage Notes@ 9 March 1895 paper

LEAK Annie

d. 8 March 1900 at Brooklyn; pneumonia; interment at Brookville; wife of Robert Leak, Awell-known pilot on the 34th Street Ferry@; sister of Charles C. Baylis, Mrs. Jackson Vernon and the late Mrs. Hornick; former resident of East Norwich


death reported 11 July 1896 paper; resident of Long Island City; former resident of Fair Ground

LEAYCRAFT William H. 58 years

d. 4 May 1899 at Brooklyn; brother of Richard Leaycraft of Greenlawn; Civil War veteran; former Brooklyn city alderman

LEDDY Patrick

killed Atwo weeks ago@ in an accident along highway in Newtown; Town of Newtown being sued by Leddy=s family for not maintaining road, which is now being repaired; 3 November 1894 paper


d. 5 October 1893 at Franklin House [?Hotel]; Aoverdose of chloral@; funeral at Oyster Bay; came to Oyster Bay from Montreal, Canada; Aable and educated druggist, but was of intemperate habits@

LEE Mrs. Douglass

d. 23 March 1899 at Northport; funeral at St. Paul=s M. E. Church, Northport, by Rev. Knesel; interment at Northport Rural Cemetery; mother of Ida Lee, Harry Lee and an infant, 2 weeks old; sister of Capt. O. K. Smith and Capt. Sidney Smith; half-sister of Capt. Henry Frank Smith and Deputy Sheriff Charles L. Smith; member of the Good Templars Lodge of Northport; husband a member of Eaton=s Neck Life Saving Station

LEE Kenneth O. 8 mos 23 days

d. 9 February 1900 at New York City; pneumonia; funeral at Huntington by Rev. Carter; interment at Huntington Rural Cemetery; son of Charles Lee; grandson of S. O. Lee

LEE Mrs. William

funeral 28 April 1891 at Comac

LEEK Stephen T.

d. 25 February 1893 at Bridgewater, Massachusetts; former resident of Cold Spring Harbor

LEFFERTS Laura Rogers

d. 12 October 1899 at Huntington; Anervous affection@; funeral at Huntington by Rev. Carter; daughter of John B. Lefferts; member of First Presbyterian Church, Huntington


d. 10 February 1900 at Denver, Colorado; consumption; interment Aprobably@ at Denver, Colo.; wife of Wilbur Lefferts; daughter of Capt. Ira Jarvis, formerly postmaster of Centerport; she left Centerport Aa year ago last fall [1898] and went to New Mexico and then to Denver for her health@

LEFFERTS Sarah A. 88 years

d. 4 April 1896 at Huntington; widow of Jarvis Lefferts; mother of Ebenezer C. Lefferts and Mrs. Charles E. Sammis; Avery active until stricken with an attack of paralysis several weeks ago@

LEHMANN Hannah 76 years

d. 9 June 1898 at Sea Cliff; widow of Samuel Lehmann; mother-in-law of Henry Benson of Sea Cliff; mother of seven children

LEHSTON John C. 63 years

d. 5 June 1900 at Island Trees; Aa prominent farmer@

LEIGHTON Charles M. 16 years

d. 5 September 1898 at Sea Cliff; broke neck in coasting accident on 5 January 1897; had been paralyzed and regained use of his limbs only Ain a small degree@; had been hospitalized in New York City; Areceived but little benefit@; funeral by Rev. Groves of Glen Cove; grandson of Mrs. M. N. Dubois; had been a member of the choir at St. Luke=s Episcopal Church, Glen Cove, before the accident

LEITCH Eliza 81 years

d. 2 February 1898; funeral at Glen Cove; interment at Hillside Cemetery, Glen Cove; widow of William Leitch; mother of Mrs. Robert Goldie of Philadelphia, Pa., Eliza Leitch of New York City, Jane Leitch of Glen Cove, James Leitch of New York City, John Leitch of Mexico, William Leitch of Philadelphia, Pa., and Deaniel Leitch of New York City; member of Glen Cove Presbyterian Church


d. 17 March 1899 at New York City; fire at Windsor Hotel; daughter of Warren T. Leland

LELAND Warren F./T.

d. 4 April 1899, following appendicitis operation; Aproprietor of the fatal Windsor Hotel, New York City, who lost wife and daughter in the terrible conflagration@

LELAND Mrs. Warren T.

d. 17 March 1899 at New York City; fire at Windsor Hotel; husband was hotel proprietor

LEMKE Emma/Mamie 31 years

d. 29 September 1898 at Commack; funeral at Commack by Rev. Schilling of Commack M. E. Church; interment at Northport Rural Cemetery; sister of Mrs. Wilbur Wood

LE MON Mary H. 85 years

d. 13 October 1895 at Huntington; Aold age@; funeral at Huntington by Rev. Baker of St. John=s Episcopal Church, Cold Spring; cremation at Fresh Pond [Queens County]; Afor many years she was an active member of Christ Church on the Heights, Brooklyn@; resident of Huntington Aonly about two years, although she has boarded here for several summers previous@


funeral 22 January 1898 at Brooklyn; sister of Mrs. John Kennedy; Greenlawn item

LEONARD Albert S. 5 years 5 days

d. 5 December 1900 at Brooklyn

LEONARD Elizabeth 65 years

d. 25 December 1898 at Northport; funeral at Northport; wife of Thomas Leonard; Aan invalid for several years@

LEONARD James 89 years

d. 25 December 1898 at Northport; fit of apoplexy; funeral at East Northport; unnamed widow survives; father of one son; brother of Thomas Leonard

LEONARD Phebe M. 70 yrs 2 mos

d. 9 April 1899 at Huntington; funeral at Huntington by Rev. Seem of Second Presbyterian Church; daughter of Samuel Pedrick; widow of William Leonard, Awho died many years ago@; mother of Minerva (Mrs. Daniel) Powell of Huntington; sister of Mrs. William West; native of Farmingdale

LEONARD Thomas 65 years

d. 28 December 1898 at Northport; pneumonia; funeral at Trinity Episcopal Church, Northport; husband of Elizabeth Leonard and brother of James Leonard, both of whom died on 25 December 1898; member of Northport Lodge I. O. O. F.

LEONARD Winifred 65 yrs 5 mos

d. 6 July 1898 at West Neck; funeral at St. Patrick=s R. C. Church, Huntington; wife of John Leonard

LEONARDT Will 19 years

d. Aa few day ago@ near Stewart=s Brickyards between Farmingdale and Plainview; diphtheria; Farmingdale item; 8 December 1894 paper

LEONHARD/LEONARD August 52 years

d. 31 January 1895 at New Cassel; interment at Hicksville


d. 29 June 1897 at Hartford, Connecticut; brother-in-law of Capt. Joseph T. Bunce; Cold Spring item

LEVERFING Mrs. Anton 38 years

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

LEVI Mrs. Edward L.

d. 8 January 1892; interment at Westbury

LEVI Susan * 42 years

d. 22 May 1896 at Oyster Bay; wife of Benjamin Levi

LEWIS child 1 year

d. 8 August 1896; cholera infantum; interment at Northport; child of Elwood Lewis

LEWIS child 3 years

d. 24 November 1896 at Oyster Bay Cove; membraneous croup; child of Frank Lewis

LEWIS child

interment at Plain Edge; child of Sidney Lewis; 15 October 1898 paper, Oyster Bay item


d. 29 October 1894 at Brooklyn; interment at Commack; niece of James Lewis


funeral 28 January 1894; mother of Thomas Lewis of Elwood

LEWIS Abigail Underhill 75 y 3 m 4 d

d. 14 March 1897 at Cold Spring; interment at Old Burying Ground, Huntington; widow of Henry Lewis; mother of Charles Lewis of Cold Spring; member of First Presbyterian Church, Huntington; Aan invalid for a number of years and confined to her bed for the past year@; Ahighly esteemed for her many virtues@

LEWIS Alexander 60 years

d. 20 September 1896; funeral Oyster Bay M. E. Church; interment at Achurch burying ground@ per Woodbury column or Athe Velsor cemetery at Woodbury@ per Oyster Bay column; son-in-law of Elijah Velsor; resident of Oyster Bay Cove; Aconsistent member of the M. E. church in this village [Oyster Bay]@

LEWIS Anna A. 30 y 5 m 14 d

d. 25 March 1892 at Northport; diphtheria and heart failure; wife of Frank M. Lewis; mother of Mamie Lewis

LEWIS Charles

d. 17 April 1893; Oyster Bay item; Ataken Sunday with pneumonia and died Monday night so sudden and severe was the attack@

LEWIS Charles Henry 50 years

d. 19 May 1897 at Cold Spring Harbor; stricken with paralysis and Asunk into a comatose condition@; interment at Old Burying Ground, Huntington; survived by unnamed widow; native of Cold Spring; Afor many years collector of customs of this port [Cold Spring] holding the position during a number of Democratic and Republican administrations@

LEWIS Daniel 65 years

d. 8 October 1893 at Oyster Bay; fell into water off dock; inquest ruled he had heart attack and was already dead when he fell into the water; interment at Jericho; father of Fred Lewis

LEWIS David 77 years

d. 4 October 1897; stroke of paralysis; funeral at Presbyterian Church, Northport, of which he was a member; father of Charles M. Lewis and George Lewis; survived by three brothers and one sister; lived on a Awell tilled farm@ at Crab Meadow; Aa man of kindly disposition and upright character@

LEWIS David 80 years

d. 19 August 1899 at Glen Cove; paralysis; interment at Huntington; member of M. E. Church, Glen Cove

LEWIS Mrs. E. T.

d. at Hempstead; funeral 25 April 1891 at Mineola; interment at Westbury; resident of Mineola

LEWIS Edward 64 years

d. 17 March 1896 at Sea Cliff; heat attack while he Awas engaged in shoveling snow from the walk in front of his home@; funeral Sea Cliff M. E. Church; interment at Cypress Hills; survived by unnamed widow; father of Oliver F. Lewis of Brooklyn and Wesley M. Lewis and Edward E. Lewis, both of Sea Cliff

LEWIS Egbert 35 years

d. 6 December 1894 at Northport; consumption; funeral St. Paul=s M. E. Church, Northport

LEWIS Elias C. 73 years

d. 3 February 1894 at Brooklyn; native of Westbury; grocer with Valentine, Bergen & Company; president of Brooklyn Bank; a founder of Long Island Historical Society

LEWIS Elizabeth 76 years

d. 29 August 1897 at Sea Cliff; interment at Brooklyn; grandmother of four; resident of Brooklyn

LEWIS Eugene C. 43 years

d. 26 March 1899 at Brooklyn; internal tumor; interment at Northport; son of Anne E. Lewis, who survives; husband of Adele S. Lewis; native and summer resident of Northport; owner of a Alarge bookbinding establishment at 218 William Street, New York City@; member of a number of fraternal organizations

LEWIS Eugene P.

late of Westbury; survived by widow Mattie Lewis; letters of administration granted by the Nassau County Surrogate=s Court; 19 January 1900 paper

LEWIS James 74 years

d. 26 September 1897 at Commack; proprietor of Lewis= Hotel, Commack

LEWIS John G. 79 years

d. 19 July 1893 at Crab Meadow; interment at East Northport; brother of David Lewis of Crab Meadow; father of Mrs. Warren Smith of Greenlawn and three sons; member of Northport Presbyterian Church; native of Crab Meadow

LEWIS Nelson Aaged@

d. 12 December 1900 at East Norwich; lost his way while walking to his daughter=s house in Syosset Aand wandered into the woods ... where he laid exposed to the rain and cold for thirty hours, when he was found nearly dead ....@

LEWIS Rebecca L. 87 years

d. 9 March 1895 at Huntington; daughter of James and Elizabeth Lefferts; native of Huntington, b. 1808; widow of John B. Lewis, a veteran of the War of 1812; m. 14 September 1826 at Oyster Bay; lived at Huntington, Harlem, N. Y., New Brunswick, N. J., Cold Spring Harbor and West Neck; lived for the past fifty years [since ca. 1845] in the same house

LEWIS Mrs. Thomas 60 years

d. 9 June 1894 at Northport; mother of Mrs. Selah Smith; went to Northport to care for her daughter who was ill with pneumonia; she caught the disease and died; resident of Elwood

L=HOMMEDIEU Mrs. Charles

d. 22 April 1897 at Manhasset; daughter-in-law of Mrs. Calvin L=Hommedieu; Smithtown item

L=HOMMEDIEU Wellington 38 years

d. 27 January 1897 at Smithtown; funeral Smithtown Branch Presbyterian Church; survived by a mother, three brothers, a widow and three children, all unnamed; brother-in-law of George Butler of Port Jefferson; life-long resident of Smithtown; Aemployed for many years as operator and station agent for the@ L. I. R. R.


d. 29 March 1891 at Glen Cove; found dead in bed; native of Bermuda

LIMBERG Frederick 71 yrs 4 mos

d. 6 June 1894 at Plain View; interment at Hicksville; father of 2 sons and Mrs. Francis May of Plain View; native of Germany who immigrated to U. S. in 1848; tailor by trade; lived in Hicksville for 34 years


funeral 5 June 1894 at Glen Cove; pneumonia; daughter of Elbert Hendrickson of Glen Cove; wife of William D. Lincoln; mother of Afive small children, the youngest only seven months old@


d. 1 April 1891 at Glen Cove; founder and editor of the Glen Cove Gazette; supporter of the Nassau County movement to create new county out of eastern Queens and west Suffolk; vestryman of St. Paul=s Episcopal Church, Glen Cove; b. Salisbury, Massachusetts 14 February 1832; ca. 1846 went to work at the Flushing Journal; since 1858 a resident of Glen Cove


d. Alast week@ at Brooklyn; Afor a number of years has peddled cloth among our people .. He was a well known character on Long Island@; 1 October 1892 paper; Hicksville item

LINDSAY Emma Thomas

d. 5 December 1894 at Huntington; daughter of David Thomas; sister of Rev. William H. Thomas; wife of Dr. Walter Lindsay; Apossessed of a considerable business capacity, keeping all of her husband=s accounts, and his practice is an extensive one@; member of Huntington M. E. Church; director of Huntington Public Library Association; Aa great friend of education ... her charity was broad@; native of New York City

LINES Lizzie

found dead in bed 18 January 1899 at Oyster Bay; interment at Sandy Hill; Afor years has lived with Miss Buckley at the mill pond@


d. 28 April 1897 at Sing Sing, New York; interment at Green-Wood, Brooklyn; resident of Cold Spring Harbor who went to Sing Sing Ato make a visit two weeks ago and was taken sick@ and died at the home of her unnamed daughter

LINZE [ ]les infant

d. 12 August 1892; Hicksville item Note: newspaper badly torn at this point

LISLE John 64 years

d. 3 January 1900 at Cold Spring Harbor; paralysis; funeral at Cold Spring by Rev. Nash; native of Scotland, who came to the U. S. when just a boy; Afollowed the sea nearly all his life. He shipped on board of a whaling vessel when this place [Cold Spring] was a great whaling port. After leaving the whaling business, he became master of a coasting schooner and was captain of three different vessels during his life@; trustee of Cold Spring M. E. Church; member of Jephtha Lodge, F. & A. Masons, Huntington

LIST Mary Ann 69 yrs 5 mos

d. 5 October 1899; wife of Leonard List of Huntington; Ahas lived for a long time at Fort Hill and was much respected by her neighbors@

LIST Leonard 78 years

d. 15 February 1900 at Yaphank; interment at Huntington Rural Cemetery; lost the use of his foot due to a sprained ankle and was Aforced to go to the county house for care@; native of Bavaria; immigrated to the U. S. in 1852; resident of Jamaica for a few years, prior to his coming to Huntington, where he resided for many years; Aa good, industrious, law-abiding citizen@

LITSCH child 10 years

d. at Duck Island; doctor called 26 October 1894 to investigate death; son of John Litsch, Aa foreigner who cannot speak English ... destitute@

LITSCH Mrs. [John]

d. 11 November 1894 at Duck Island; Catholic funeral; interment at East Northport; step-mother of the child who recently died

LITTLE Mrs. James

d. 18 November 1897 at Glen Cove Landing; Alingering illness@; funeral at St. Patrick=s R. C. Church, Glen Cove; husband survives; mother of Mary Little, James Little and John Little


d. 12 November 1893 at New York City; interment at Huntington; Civil War veteran of an Ohio regiment; wounded during the war, but bullet was never extracted; businessman in New York City; Mason and Aregular attendant@ of Second Presbyterian Church, Huntington; suffered nervous prostration Alast winter@ and was treated with morphine by his doctors. He became addicted to it and died as a result of morphine addiction; long account in 18 November 1893 paper, including comment on actions of nephew who Aabused@ the widowed Mrs. Little at the funeral due to her marriage as a divorced woman and the nephew=s desire to have Mr. Little buried in Ohio; account of contested will in 16 February 1895 paper; all property was left to widow, the former Mrs. Weir; will being contested by Robert Little, brother, Leon M. Little, nephew, and unnamed first wife; the Asensational details@ of Little=s funeral and the conflict between the widow and the nephew Ahave all been published@

LITTLEJOHN Mrs. Rev. A. N. 70 years

d. 9 March 1898 at Garden City; funeral at Episcopal Cathedral, Garden City; wife of Bishop A. N. Littlejohn, Episcopal bishop of the Diocese of Long Island


d. Asuddenly@ 29 May 1895 at Clifford House, Glen Cove; coroner=s jury ruled Apulmonary disease@; resident of New York City

LLOYD Henry 69 years

d. 25 February 1892 at Huntington; interment at Lloyd=s Neck; son of John Nelson Lloyd; brother of Mrs. Angeline Higbie and Mrs. Dr. Alexander H. Stevens; resided at the Aancestral estate@ on Lloyd=s Neck until 1876; noted genealogist whose Amemory and knowledge off all the old family trees of Connecticut and Long Island was simply marvelous@

LOADANO Nicola 25 years

d. 29 December 1892 at Long Island City; civilian killed by massive dynamite explosion in downtown Long Island City accidentally set off during construction of railroad tunnel to Manhattan


funeral 17 November 1899 at Sing Sing, N. Y.; cancer; sister of William Schlimm of Greenlawn

LOCKE Richard ca. 60 years

d. 21 November 1893 at Smithtown; interment at Smithtown Landing; native of England; sexton of Branch M. E. Church, suffered Astroke of paralysis@ on 18 November 1893 in yard of church, where he had gone to saw some wood


d. 8 June 1898 at Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; daughter of Rev. Samuel M. Gibbs of Port Jefferson and Jamesport; widow of James Lockhart


death reported 29 July 1893 paper; child of Mrs. F. Lockwood; Athe third within a year@ to die; Glen Cove item

LOCKWOOD Daniel 28 years

d. 28 January 1892 at Oyster Bay; interment at Cove Neck; son of Joseph Lockwood

LOCKWOOD David 88 yrs 24 days

d. 28 March 1896 at Huntington; native of Norwalk, Connecticut; resident of Norwalk, Ohio, Afor many years@ before returning East; Aa fervent and consistent member of the Swedenborgian Church@


d. at Brooklyn; interment at Troy, N.Y.; president of Hempstead Water Company; brought water to Hempstead, Far Rockaway and Patchogue; member of Jamaica Baptist Church; 12 December 1891 paper

LOCKWOOD John Freeborn 82 yrs 1 mo

d. 3 January 1898 at Huntington; funeral at Huntington by Rev. H. Q. Judd; interment at Huntington Rural Cemetery; son of David and Sarah Lockwood; step-son of Phineas Hill; half-brother of Rev. Francis C. Hill; nephew of Clark Lockwood; husband of Eliza Sammis; son-in-law of Daniel Sammis; father of William Lockwood, who d. at three years of age Aabout thirty five years ago@, Henry Lockwood and Charles Lockwood; native of South Norwalk, Connecticut: as a youth he went to Lockport, N. Y., to learn hatter=s trade with his uncle; moved to Huntington in 1837 and went into the stone cutter=s trade; ran a large marble cutting business in Huntington; sons conduct the father=s business [1898] under the name H. & C. Lockwood

LOCKWOOD Mrs. Joseph

d. 26 January 1899 at Oyster Bay; funeral at Episcopal Church, Oyster Bay; survived by husband; mother of William Lockwood, Edward Lockwood and Mrs. William Stark

LOCKWOOD Mildred 2 y 5 m 4 d

d. 29 March 1895 at Brooklyn; interment at Huntington

LOEHWING William 19 years

d. 30 August 1893 at Hicksville; consumption; step‑son of Ernest Leibke; description of funeral in Hicksville column 9 September 1893 paper


suicide night of 2‑3 June 1892 at Jericho; shot himself in the head; body found on morning of 3 June 1892 on Athe Turnpike@ about 1/4 mile west of John E. Nichol's hotel; body identified by his brother, Charles Loescher of New York City; accounts of suicide and inquests in 11 June 1892, 18 June 1892 and 25 June 1892 papers

LOESCHIGH Otto 69 years

d. 26 August 1898 at Brooklyn; survived by unnamed widow; father of Mrs. Edward M. Grout; native of Germany; summer resident of East Neck; Afor many years had been in the wholesale clothing trade in New York, having retired with a competency some years ago@

LOESHER Johanna 1 year

d. 28 August 1893; Hicksville item; interment at Lutheran Cemetery, Middle Village; granddaughter of William Kloenne

LOFFEY Mrs. John ca. 45 years

d. 9 July 1893 at Old Westbury; lamp explosion

LONG Charles 87 years

d. 22 July 1900 at Davenport, Iowa; survived by an unnamed widow; father of Edward Long of Davenport; brother of the late Hewlett Long; native of Huntington Abut went West many years ago@

LONG David Rusco 84 yrs 8 mos

d. at Brooklyn; interment 12 January 1896 at Huntington; brother of Capt. H. J. Long; native and former resident of Huntington; Auntil a few days previous to his death ... in spite of his advanced age, had been in regular daily attendance upon his business duties@

LONG Capt. Elbert

d. 23 December 1898 at Oyster Bay; pneumonia; funeral at Oyster Bay Presbyterian Church by Rev. Russell; interment at Memorial Cemetery, Cold Spring Harbor; father of Robert Long of Brooklyn; grandfather of Ida Long; resident of Oyster Bay Amany years@; master of sailing vessel Aplying between@ Oyster Bay and New York City; later in life he was janitor of the Oyster Bay public school; member of Oyster Bay Presbyterian Church

LONG Frank ca. 60 years

d. 1 January 1893 at Oyster Bay Cove; pneumonia

LONG Hewlett J.

d. 24 April 1899 at Huntington; stricken with paralysis in 1896 and had been an invalid since; funeral at St. John=s Episcopal Church, Huntington, by Rev. Aitkens; son of James Long and Sarah Rusco; 1st wife was Martha Walters, daughter of Elbert Walters; 2nd wife was Ann Brush (m. 3 July 1867); father of Hiram H. Long of New York City and Frederick J. Long of Huntington; native of Huntington, b. 24 November 1827; veteran of the Civil War, serving with Co. E and Co. K, 127th New York; see 29 April 1899 paper for detailed account of his Civil War career; postmaster of Huntington 1866-1869; carpenter; senior member of Long & Bunce, who Abuilt a number of fine structures in this vicinity, including the Huntington Opera House@; vestryman for 30 years at St. John=s Episcopal Church, Huntington; member of J. C. Walters Post, G. A. R. And Jephtha Lodge, F & A Masons; Democrat; Aalthough he was several times offered the Democratic nomination for different town offices, positively refused to enter into politics@

LONG John S. 71 years

d. 10 April 1892 at Murphysborough, Illinois; former resident of Huntington

LONG Leah M. 69 y 2 m 24 d

d. 16 November 1900 at New York City; interment at Huntington Rural Cemetery; widow of Samuel Tuthill; by him the mother of 2 sons and 1 daughter; widow of Ruscoe Long; by him the mother of David R. Long and Lillian K. (Mrs. Frank) Brown; sister-in-law of the late Hewlett Long of Huntington; native of Orient, L.I.

LONG Sarah Ann 72 years

d. 20 December 1898 at Oyster Bay; pneumonia; funeral at Oyster Bay Presbyterian Church by Rev. Russell; interment at Memorial Cemetery, Cold Spring Harbor; wife of Capt. Elbert Long; mother of Robert Long; grandmother of Ida Long; resident of Oyster Bay Amany years@; member of Oyster Bay Presbyterian Church


funeral 31 October 1894; widow of William Longbotham; mother of George Longbotham; resident of Fresh Pond;

Northport item

LOPER Marcellus D. 69 years

d. 11 December 1895 at Shelter Island; Acatarrh of the liver@; elder of the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church for 40 years; former Supervisor of the Town of Shelter Island; at the time of death Shelter Island Town Clerk

LOPER William

d. reported 25 July 1896 paper; Aold citizen of Smithtown Branch [who] was taken ill a short time ago and was taken to the hospital, where he has since died@

LORAMA Herbert

funeral 21 October 1894 at Glen Cove; interment at Locust Valley

LORD Matilda D.

d. 13 May 1899 at New York City; funeral at Trinity Chapel, New York City; widow of Thomas Lord, who Adied but two or three weeks ago@; daughter of Robert E. and Matilda Launitz; Athe Lords were well-known residents here a number of years ago@

LORD Thomas

death reported in 13 May 1899 paper; former resident of East Neck, Huntington

LORING Charles

d. 26 January 1892 at Melrose Highlands, Mass.; Supreme Regent of the Royal Arcanum; Hicksville council to be draped in mourning

LOSEA Leander ca. 55 years

d. Aa few days ago@ at Rockaway Beach; tried to save a lady getting on a train which had started to move, and Ain doing so he fell between the moving train and the platform and was crushed@; funeral 19 August 1896 at Jamaica Alargely attended@; unnamed widow and two children survive; brother of William Losea; native of Rockville Centre; employed for a number of years on the Hudson River Railroad; later resident of Northport for some years as a grocer with his brother William Losea; about 1886, sold grocery business and took a position with the L. I. R. R.; Aacknowledged to be one of the most reliable men on the road@; member of the Northport Lodge F&A Masons and the Royal Arcanum; 22 August 1896 paper; Northport item

LOSEE infant 8 months

d. Aabout two months ago@; child of James Losee; child=s mother, age 24, mother of 7 living children, jailed for vagrancy; father jailed for Aabandoning his family and failing to furnish them adequate support and for disorderly conduct@; Oyster Bay item 21 September 1895 paper; another account in 21 September 1895 paper describes the destitution of the family Acaused by strong drink@; surviving children sent to Acharitable institutions@

LOSEE Horatio

d. 17 November 1897; unnamed widow survives; resident of Glen Cove Landing; Afor many years the station agent at Glen Head ..... after the road was extended to this place [Glen Cove] Losee was assigned the agency here, which position he held for many years@

LOSEE Nathan 22 years

d. 4 January 1892 at East New York; interment at Roslyn; son of Judge Washington Losee of Roslyn; brother of Mrs. Elwood Van [ ]and

LOSEE Washington

d. 15 January 1894 at Roslyn; stroke of apoplexy; widow, four sons and two daughters survive; justice of the peace

LOTTERMAN Edward 26 y 7 m 28 d

d. 20 February 1895; funeral St. Ignatius R. C. Church, Hicksville; interment at Westbury; son of Valentine Lotterman

LOUGHLIN Rev. John 74 years

d. 29 December 1891 at Brooklyn; Roman Catholic Bishop of Long Island; dedicated St. Ignatius R. C. Church in Hicksville on 15 December 1891, Aand we believe [this was] the last church conse[crated by] him@

LOUGHLIN Mary 62 years

d. 6 February 1899 at New York City; interment at Catholic Cemetery, East Northport; daughter of Mrs. William Baldwin of Crab Meadow

LOWELL James Russell

d. 12 August 1891 at Cambridge, Massachusetts; famous American poet; editorial in 22 August 1891 paper ; AA Tribute to Mr. Lowell@ copied from Harper=s Weekly in 29 August 1891 paper

LOWNDES Margueritte 2 years

d. 25 August 1892 at Rowayton, Connecticut; daughter of Stanley and Addie Lowndes

LUCAS William G. 75 yrs 4 mos

d. 14 March 1894 at Shelter Island; Ala grippe@

LUDLAM Elbert 82 years

d. 21 June 1894 at Mill Neck; brother of James M. Ludlam; son‑in‑law of Silas Cock; wife died Aa few years ago@; Ahe seemed to forget that his wife was dead and could be seen driving around ..... looking for her. He would stop and inquire of by‑standers if they had seen his wife@; Avery exemplary man@; account of contested will in 1 December 1894 paper, which states that he was father of Joseph S. Ludlam and Emily (Mrs. Thaddeus B.) Wakeman and grandfather of Elbert Ludlam Wakeman

LUDLAM John C. 54 years

funeral 18 August 1893 at Oyster Bay; interment at Mill Neck; d. from cancer

LUDLOW Capt. Jeremiah 79 years

d. Aa few days ago@; resident of Bridgehampton: began Aseafaring life@ in 1832; Ahe circumnavigated the globe four times@; was master of the ship Isaac Howland of New Bedford when that vessel was seized and burned by the rebel steamer Shenandoah in 1864; 23 February 1895 paper

LUDLUM Achme 87 years

d. 29 November 1894 at Oyster Bay; funeral Oyster Bay Baptist Church; interment at Brookville; sister of William Ludlum

LUDLUM Deborah 93 years

d. 22 July 1900 at Mill Neck; funeral by Rev. Wightman of Oyster Bay; interment at Ludlum Burial Ground, Mill Neck; sister of the late James M. Ludlum; cousin of Capt. Alfred Ludlum of Oyster Bay; aunt and great-aunt of Frederick Ludlum, James H. Ludlum, Isaac Ludlum, Harry Ludlum, James Ludlum, and Ralph Ludlum, all of whom served as pall bearers at her funeral; the Alast of her family@; will offered for probate at the Nassau County Surrogate=s Court, 10 August 1900 paper; heirs of estate were: Joseph S. Ludlum, Emily L. Wakeman, James H. Ludlum, Louisa C. Dudgeon, Lilly L. Robinson, and Fred H. Ludlum

LUDLUM Elizabeth C. 85 years

d. 6 January 1899; grip; funeral at Baptist Church, Oyster Bay by Rev. Wightman; sister of William Ludlum; aunt of Capt. Alfred Ludlum; Ahad been a member of the Baptist Church in this village [Oyster Bay] nearly sixty years@

LUDLUM James M. 89 years

d. 13 March 1898 at Oyster Bay; funeral at Oyster Bay by Mr. Sheridan of the Society of Friends; interment at Youngs Cemetery, Oyster Bay Cove; unnamed widow survives; father of Frederick Ludlum, James H. Ludlum of Oyster Bay, Mrs. Robinson of Carthage, N. Y., and Mrs. Dudgeon; native of Oyster Bay; attended the Friends= Meeting House at Locust Valley; Amany years a leading merchant of this village [Oyster Bay], conducting a general store business at the stand now occupied by his son James Henry Ludlum@

LUDLUM Mrs. James M. 74 years

d. 28 September 1898 at Oyster Bay Aafter a long illness@; widow of Mr.Ludlum who Adied a few months since@; funeral at Oyster Bay by Rev. Washburn of Christ Episcopal Church; mother of Frederick Ludlum, James Henry Ludlum, Mrs. Robinson of Carthage, N. Y., and Mrs. Dudgeon

LUDWIG Helen Caroline 36 years

d. 21 February 1898 at Brooklyn; interment at Huntington Rural Cemetery; former resident of Huntington whose maiden name was HARTT

LU GAR Hiram B. 56 years

d. 23 March 1900 at Sea Cliff; Awell-known resident of Sea Cliff@


d. Garden City; interment in Rhode Island; Ait is said [she] had black diphtheria@; the Garden City Hotel, where she died, Ahas been thoroughly fumigated by Proprietor Nickerson@; 15 April 1893 paper

LURING Deidrick

d. 31 July 1896 at Plain View; interment at New York City


d. 21 October 1899 at New York City; Aworking in a carriage repository .... accidentally fell through a hatchway and fractured his skull@; Awell known@ in Hicksville

LUXTON William 35 years

d. 28 June 1899 at Huntington; found dead on barn floor; Aexcessive drink@; funeral by Rev. Aitkens (Episcopal); interment at Huntington Rural Cemetery; native of England; groom in the employ of Richard Carman

LUYSTER infant

d. reported; child of Daniel T. Luyster; Brookville item 26 October 1895 paper

LUYSTER Charles 75 years

d. 24 December 1893 at Brookville; Asuddenly@ from heart disease; Awell known Brookville farmer@


d. 12 January 1895 at Glen Cove; funeral R. C. Church, Glen Cove

LYNG Jardine 54 years

d. 22 June 1898 at New York City; apoplexy


d. 31 January 1899 at Centerport; Asuddenly@; interment at Flushing; Aa colored woman who, with her husband, recently removed to this village [Centerport]@; former resident of Flushing

LYONS Furman

d. 3July 1898 at Sea Cliff; consumption; funeral at Sea Cliff; unnamed widow and Aseveral children@ survive