Deaths Reported by the "Long Islander" 1891-1900

Abstracted by David Roberts


Y Surnames



suicide 16 April 1894 at Greenport; shot himself; Coroner Hartrauft of Southold held an inquest; proprietor of Main Street Hotel and Greenport Bottling Works; Civil War veteran who was captured by Confederates in 1864 and was sent to Andersonville Prison [Georgia]

YARWOOD George 60 years

d. 8 March 1900 at Brooklyn; father of John Yarwood of Huntington

YARWOOD Matthew 14 weeks

d. 28 November 1899 at Huntington; funeral at St. Patrick=s R. C. Church, Huntington, by Father York; son of John Yarwood

YATES Henry J. 74 years

d. 24 November 1893 at New York City; summer resident of Lloyd=s Neck; former mayor of Newark, N. J.; Aconnected with several of the leading financial institutions of Newark@; obit in 2 December 1893 paper copied from New York World


interment 8 March 1891; Riverhead item

YOKUM infant 4 days

funeral 11 September 1894 at Sea Cliff; interment at Roslyn; one twin of W. Yokum

YOUDE E. T. L. 80 years

d. 15 February 1895 at Glen Cove Landing; funeral St. Pauls Episcopal Church Glen Cove; member of Pembroke Lodge I. O. O. F.

YOUNG E. R. ca. 60 years

d. 14 September 1896 at Smithtown Landing; stroke of paralysis; interment at Green-Wood, Brooklyn; resident of Newark, New Jersey; d. while on a visit to the home of H. H. Hale

YOUNG Hattie Van Buren 18 yrs or 20 yrs

d. 25 or 29 July 1895 at Brooklyn; typhoid fever; interment at Huntington; daughter of Thomas Young

YOUNG Joseph M. 1 month

d. 18 September 1891 at Huntington

YOUNGHEIM John 66 years

d. 31 October 1896; funeral German Methodist Church, Jerusalem; interment at Jerusalem; Aone of the old settlers@ of Central Park


d. 23 November 1893 at New York City; Asuddenly@; interment at Oyster Bay Cove; son of Thomas F. Youngs of Oyster Bay

YOUNGS Daniel 3 months

d. 29 November 1893; son of William J. Youngs; grandson of Daniel R. Youngs; Oyster Bay item

YOUNGS Daniel K.

d. 16 October 1894 at Oyster Bay Cove; funeral Awas one of the largest ever attended in this village [Oyster Bay]@; son of Daniel Youngs; husband of Sarah Elizabeth Smith; son-in-law of Daniel Smith; father of William J. Youngs; native of Oyster Bay b. 1817; noted farmer, prominent in affairs of Queens County Agricultural Society; had resided in Huntington for a number of years, serving as President of the Huntington School Board and warden of St. John=s Episcopal Church, Huntington 1872-1874; AQueens County loses one of her .... most prominent citizens@; long obit in 20 October 1894 paper and additional comments in A[Huntington] Village Notes@ column of same paper

YOUNGS Eva M. 35 years

d. 10 February 1895; interment at Northport; daughter of Margaret Ackerly of Northport; sister of J. Samuel Ackerly of Northport; wife of Charles H. Youngs; resident of Brooklyn; Aabout a week ago while sitting before a stove her clothing caught fire and she was horribly burned@

YOUNGS Henrietta G. 75 years

d. 2 September 1896 at Oyster Bay Cove; funeral Christ Episcopal Church, Oyster Bay; interment at Youngs Cemetery, Oyster Bay Cove; widow of Thomas F. Youngs; mother of 3 sons, all deceased, and Mrs. George A. Meyer, Fannie Youngs, Mrs. David Nash and Mrs. John D. Cheever; Aan active member of Christ Episcopal Church and took an especial interest in its welfare@

YOUNGS Sarah Elizabeth 73 years

d. 20 March 1895 at Oyster Bay Cove; daughter of Daniel Smith; widow of Daniel K. Youngs (m. 1850); mother of William J. Youngs; member of Christ Episcopal Church, Oyster Bay; Aa warm hearted Christian woman@; Aa descendant of Capt. John Underhill, one of the first settlers in this part of Long Island@