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1897 Deaths Utica, NY and Surrounding areas.

Source: Utica Weekly Observer, Utica, NY published twice weekly at a subscription rate of $1.00 per year.

These deaths are for Utica, New York and the surrounding areas. Whenever possible I have included the date, parents info, surviving spouse and cause of death. I hope this helps someone in their search for ancestors. All dates are 1897 unless stated. On some deaths if I can provide further information, I will do so upon request and as time permits. 

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Month of January
Week ending 01/09/1897

Brennan, Ada Bell, age 21 years and 8 months, widow of Joseph in Frankfort Hill on 01/02.
Brown, Anson W., age 59 in Utica on 01/02
Fancy, Bernard B., 8 months and 27 days, parents George and Maggie, in Utica on 01/03.
Gardner, Nellie Howard, in Utica on 01/01, parents Charles A. and Harriet A.
Goodheins, Theresa, 7 years, 9 months, 22 days, in Utica on 01/05, Parents Mary and the late John Goodheins.
Heim, Christine Augusta, 43 years, 9 months, 12 days, in Utica on 12/31/1896, Husband Fritz.
Koehler, Edna Catherine, 1 year 9 months, in Utica on 01/04. Parents Fred A. Jr and Ella.
McDonald, Annie M. Kelly, in Utica on 01/01. Husband Joseph.
Myers, Mary Catherine, in Utica on 01/02. Parents Anthony and Kitty.
O'Tool, John J., 20 years, 2 months, 23 days in Utica. Parents Mrs. John Senoff and the late Thomas O'Tool.
Riley, Elizabeth, 53, in Utica on 01/03. Husband James of Schuyler.
, Lemuel, 70, in Oriskany 12/31/1896.
Stoddard, Sarah M. , 79, in Utica on 01/02.
Vaughn, John David, 67, in Knoxboro on 01/01.
Keller, George A., 67, on 01/05 in Little Falls, NY.
Dady, William J., 31, on 01/07 in Frankfort, wife Maria Spellman Dady
Benner (Penner), Catherine Anna 3years, 5 months, 4 days, in Deerfield on 01/06, father, Jacob F., mother Anna T.
Burns, Mathew, 30 in Yorkville on 01/07.
Brest, Zyprian, 64 years, 3 months on 01/04.
Davis, Jennie M. 13 years, 2 months, 11 days, in Floyd on 01/06. Father John M., mother Martha.
Gaylord, Lucie A. 76, in Litchhfield on 01/06. Widow of Marquis.
Williams, Abram, 68 in Chicago on 01/06 formerly of Utica, father A. B., mother Olive.
Burrows, Anna, 01/02 in Utica, wife of Wesley.

Week Ending 01/16/1897
Carr, Alice Marie, 1 year, 3 months, 8 days on 01/11 in Utica. Father Joseph, mother Martha.
Cain, Mary, 73 on 01/09 in Utica.
Finn, Margaret Howard, on 01/09 in Utica, wife of Robert.
Kane, Mary, 73 on 01/09 in Utica, relict of David.
Loomis, Lorenzo, 76 in Utica on 01/10, in the Home for Aged Men.
Maloney, Mary McNulty, on 01/11 in Utica, wife of Michael.
Rhodes, Victoria, 34 years, 10 months, 10 days, in Utica on 01/10 wife of Albert.
Woodruff, George, 11 months, father George Amsterdam, burned while playing near a stove.
Mullen, Emmet, 24 at Fourth Lake, struck by a tree.
Ransford, William, 90 in Norwich, wife Laura Pelton died 2 years ago. father Hascall Ransford.
Sullivan, Mary, 42 in Florence, NY.
Burrows, Anna, 61 years, 10 months, 19 days, in Utica on 01/12 wife of Wesley.
Callis, Angela L., 54 years, 11 months, 7 days, wife of Rosell C.
Finn, Kittie, in Utica on 01/12. Father the late Robert and mother Margaret.
Marcy, Louisa C., 26 years, 5 months, 19 days in Utica on 01/15. Father Albert, mother Magdalena.
Martin, Catherine S., 58 years, 9 months, 13 days, in Utica on 01/11. widow of Louis.
Phillips, John R., 41 years, 2 months, 6 days in Utica on 01/13.

Week Ending 01/23
Mrs. William in Rome on 01/16.
Murphy, William, in Ilion. Killed by derrick falling on him while hoisting stones.
Tilton, Frank, in Clayton.
Clark, Leonard, Starbuck, 1 year (he was a twin) on 01/17 in Utica. Father, William A., mother Elizabeth.
Darling, Emma Lydia, 22 years, 1 month, 5 days in Utica on 01/18. Wife of Charles.
Magill, Hannah L. Hiller, 89 years, 7 months, 15 days, widow of John in Utica on 01/16.
Marshall, James D., Williamstown, 59 years, 6 months on 01/10.


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