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Gouverneur Free Press - Wednesday, January 1, 1908

Mrs. Orilla Day

The funeral of Mrs. Orilla Day, whose death occurred Friday in Macomb, was held Sunday from the late home in that town. Mrs. Day was one of the oldest residents of Macomb, 91 years of age.

She was a member of the famous Washburn family, a sister of Perry Washburn of this village.

Rev. Everette S. Treworgy of the Unitarian church of this village officiated.


George A. Soper

George A. Soper, aged 41 years, formerly a resident of Gouverneur, died Friday night at his home, 121A Main street, Watertown. Mr. Soper had been employed at Deferiats as an engineer for the St. Regis Paper Co., up to three months ago when he became ill and moved to that city. He is survived by four brothers, Henry and Harley, of Syracuse and Charles and Tubal, of Watertown, and two sisters, Mrs. J. M. Coats and Mrs. M. H. Taylor, of Gouverneur. The remains were brought here Monday and interment was had at Riverside cemetery.


Mrs. Eliza Link

The death of Mrs. Eliza Link, the oldest resident of the town of Fowler, occurred Friday evening at the home of her son, James Link, a short distance from Fullerville. Mrs. Link was 94 years, 3 months of age.

She resided in Depeyster with her husband up to three months ago when he died at the age of 105(?) years. Since that time she has lived with her son. Mrs. Link was of English parentage.

The funeral was held Sunday afternoon at 2:30, Rev. J. Calkins of Edwards officiating and interment was had in Fullerville.



Woodhull Merritt

Robert B. Woodhull of Manlius, and Miss Caroline Merritt, daughter of Charles Merritt, of this village, were married Wednesday by Rev. Father M. F. Gallivan, of St. James Catholic Church. Mr. and Mrs. Woodhull left on a brief wedding journey.


Tulley Shields

The marriage of Herbert Tulley of Brasie Corners, and Miss Anna Shields, of Oxbow, took place Thursday at the Methodist Episcopal parsonage, Rev. J. S. Wilds officiating.