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Northern Tribune - Wednesday, October 23, 1918


Adelia Hutton Washburn –

Following the death of her son, Laurel, within twenty-four hours, Mrs. Adelia Hutton, aged forty-eight, wife of Lawrence Washburn, died at her home in Pierces Corners at 6:30 Wednesday evening.  The entire family including a hired man , had been stricken with the epidemic but are now recovering.  Mrs. Washburn was born in Macomb, August 16, 1870, the daughter of John and Emma Charter Hutton and was married May 13, 1891 to Mr. Washburn,  who survives.  She was a member of the Methodist church at Pierces Corners.  Besides her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Charles Parks and Fern Washburn, both of Pierces Corners and three sisters, Mrs. H. H. Gaddis, Fulton, Mrs. J. S. Pullman, Maple View, and Mrs. Eugene Fleming of Macomb.  The funeral of mother and son was held at one-o’clock Friday afternoon, both being buried in the same grave and in twin caskets.  Rev Samuel Southern of Macomb officiated and burial was made in Pierces Corners.


Ella M. Payne

The body of Ella M. Payne, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Addison L. Payne of West Main Street, was brought here Thursday for burial.  Miss Payne was 28 years of age and was born December 21, 1899 in OxBow where she resided with her parents until two years ago.  She was a graduate of the Antwerp High School and of the Traning Class at Antwerp.  In 1916 she entered the hospital at Binghamton for training as nurse and in April last she entered Bellevue Hospital for further training.  While serving in the latter institution she contracted influenza which developed into pneumonia and death occurred Wednesday.  Besides her parents, she is survived by one brother, Edgar E. Payne, who is now convalescing in a base hospital in France.  The funeral was private at the house, with services at the grave Friday afternoon at 3:30 o’clock.  Rev. H. C. Campbell of the First Methodist Church here and Rev. F. J. Brown of Depeyster officiated and burial was made in Riverside Cemetery.


Harold Sheldon

Harold Sheldon, the 16-year old son of Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Sheldon of Park Street, died at 3 o’clock a.m. Saturday at the Emergency Hospital in Masonic Temple after a two weeks illness.  He was taken to the hospital on Tuesday, slight hopes being then entertained for his recovery.  He was born in Brockville, Can., March 13, 1892 and came to Gouverneur with his parents when two years of age.  Besides his parents, he is survived by two brothers, Harvey and Bert, and one sister, Josie.  The funeral was held from the home Monday afternoon.  Rev. H. C. Campbell, pastor of the first Methodist Church officiating.  Burial was made in Riverside.


John Turner

The death of John Turner occurred in the Emergency Hospital in the Masonic Temple Sunday at 1 p.m. following an illness of about ten days.  Death resulted from pneumonia, the result of influenza.  He was thirty years old and was born in Macomb.  Five years ago he was married to miss Beulah Stanton, who with a son, Jefferson Turner, both of this village both survive.  Two brothers, Rufus Turner of this village, and Albert Turner of Buffalo; one sister, Mrs. Bert Shaw of Syracuse, and a half brother, Royal Ingram of Pierces Corners also survive.  The body was taken to the Cushman undertaking rooms, from which place the funeral was held Tueaday.  Rev. H. C. Campbell officiated and burial was made in Riverside.


Theodore Barnhart

The funeral of Theodore Barnhart was held Monday morning at ten o’clock from St. James Church, Rev. M. F. Gallivan officiating.  Burial was made in St. James cemetery.  Mr. Barnhart was born in Canada, Dec 27, 1830 and died at the home of his son in Rowley street Friday night.  He is survived by another son, Daniel, of Massena.