Democrat | April 28, 1876
BARBER: In Homer, on the 19th inst., Mr.
Jedediah BARBER, aged 89 years and 9 days. He
died at the residence which he erected 53 years
Another venerable patriarch has gone to his
rest. The pioneer merchant of Homer is dead.
Jedediah Barber died on the evening of the 19th
inst., aged 89 years. His funeral occurred at his
late residence on Saturday last, and was very
largely attended. While engaged in the Mercantile
trade, he accumulated a large fortune. He was a
good citizen and a public spirited man. The
monuments of his wisdom and his worth are
scattered all over the village. His hope of a
joyous immorality in the world beyond was clear,
and his end was a peaceful calm.
of Richard Peters of Halfmoon, Now Clifton Park,
NY & His Descendants Vol. I, II, III, by
Leone Peters Kleinheinz
Mrs. Jane Peters, died at
Bloomville, March 7, 1879 at the age of 68 years
having spent a busy and in many respects an
exemplary life. Of slight frame and never
physically strong, she showed the spirit of
activity and ambition which has characterized the
life of her husband.
disposition and gentle manners deserved and were
rewarded with the respect of all with whom she
mingled. Her remains are resting beside those of
her husband's parents, Richard and Susannah
Peters, who after living in Cortland County,
returned to Delaware County that they might spend
their last days near the scenes of their early
married life, and in the year 1853 were within a
few weeks of each other laid to rest in the
cemetery at Bloomville.
Note: Laid to rest
at Riverside Cemetery, Delaware Co., NY
Massena Observer | Monday,
Dec 2, 1957
Funeral Held Here Today
Funeral services for Allan A. Buchan, 45, were
conducted at 2 o'clock this afternoon at the
Phillips Memorial Home by the Rev. Charles Bowen
Persell Jr., rector of St. John's Church. The
body was placed in the vault in Pine Grove
Cemetery to await burial.
Mr. Buchan died suddenly of a heart attack at
5 o'clock Monday afternoon, Dec. 24, 1951, while
sitting in a chair in the Ervin Kennedy home, 13
Clark St., where he had a room.
He was born Feb. 25, 1906, in Elmira, a son of
Mrs. Lydia Buchan and the late James Buchan. He
studied drafting at Clarkson College of
Technology, Potsdam, and for some years was
employed as a draftsman at the aluminum plant.
He was a member of Massena Lodge 1702, BPOE.
Many members of the lodge attended the memorial
service at the funeral home Wednesday night.
Surviving are his mother and a sister, Mrs.
Elizabeth Theobeault, who arrived today from
Dearborn, Mich., and an aunt, Mrs. J. A. Woolley,
New York City.
| Thursday, June 12, 1913
Massena friends of James Buchan were surprised
and pained to hear of his sudden death which
occurred at his home in Elmira last Thursday at
one o'clock p. m., after an illness of only a few
hours of acute diabetes. A telegram was received
here by his sister, Mrs. A. E. Phillips,
announcing his serious illness and a little later
another message was received announcing his
death. Mr. Phillips went to Elmira on the evening
train Thursday to assist Mrs. Buchan in her
sorrow. A short funeral service was held at the
home Friday evening and the remains brought to
Massena on Saturday, accompanied by Mr. Phillips,
Mrs. Buchan and her two children. The funeral was
held from the home of Mr. and Mrs. Phillips
Sunday afternoon at two o'clock, Rev. B.A. Arnold
officiating. Interment in Pine Grove cemetery.
James Buchan was born in New York City April
13, 1872, the son of Robert and Sophia Hatfield
Buchan, but Mrs. Buchan and children came to
Massena to live when James was a small boy. He
attended the local schools and is a graduate of
Massena high school and he also attended Trinity
college school at Port Hope, Ont.
Nine years ago he married Miss Lydia L.
Leftler, of Saratoga Springs and they have two
bright children, Allan aged seven and Elizabeth
aged four years. Besides his wife and children he
is survived by his mother, Mrs. Sophia Hatfield
Buchan and two sisters, Mrs. J.A. Woolley, of New
York, and Mrs. A.E. Phillips of Massena. For
several years he had been employed by the G. F.
Harvey company, of Saratoga Springs, as traveling
salesman and lived in Elmira, his territory being
southern New York.
Those from out of town present at the funeral
were Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Woolley and A. Hatfield,
an uncle, of New York. The floral tributes at the
funeral were abundant and very beautiful, the
gifts of loving friends.
Democrat, Peekskill, NY | Saturday - March 27,
Charlotte M. Clark
Miss Charlotte M. Clark, long a
resident of this village, passed away at Sound
Beach on Tuesday morning at the advanced age of
84 years. She had not been long ill.
Miss Clark was born in New York
Sept. 18, 1836, the daughter of George W. and
Maria (Southard) Clark. She was about seven years
of age when the family moved to Peekskill. They
resided for many years in a house which stood
where the east end of the Southard foundry
building now stands.
In 1877 with her sister, Miss
Hannah, she built a house at 206 Nelson avenue
and resided there until the death of her sister,
which took place on August 28, 1917. Then she
sold the property and went to Sound Beach to
The deceased was a member of
the First Presbyterian Church since April, 1858,
and was active in the work of the church and
Sunday school. Hers was such a rare personality
and beautiful Christian character that she was
beloved by all who knew her.
The remains were brought to
Peekskill and funeral services were held at the
First Presbyterian Church yesterday (Friday)
afternoon. The interment was at Hillside.
|CLARK, HANNAH SOUTHARD
Highland Democrat, Peekskill, NY | Saturday -
September 1, 1917
Miss Hannah S. Clark, a
well known aged resident of our village, passed
away at her home No. 206 Nelson Avenue on Tuesday
after a lingering illness in her 86th year. She
had been in fairly good health until last winter
when she sustained an injury to her hip by a
fall. Since that time she has not left her bed.
Miss Clark was
born in New York City, Dec. 5, 1831, the daughter
of Geo. W. Clark and Maria Southard. At the age
of 12 years the family moved to Peekskill. They
resided for many years in house which adjoined
the Southard-Robertson foundry buildings on the
east. Forty years ago with her sister, Miss
Charlotte, who is also past her 80th birthday,
she built the home in which she died. It was then
about the only house in the neighborhood. There
they have lived and as the years went by they saw
that section of the village grow to be densely
Miss Clark had
been a member of the First Presbyterian Church
since 1853, in fact the oldest member of the
church. For years she was active in the primary
department of the Sunday School.
She is survived by
her sister who is the last of the family.
services were held from her late residence
yesterday (Friday) afternoon, the Rev. B.H.
Everitt officiating. The interment was at
Angeles Times | 29 Jul 1955
Edith Salisbury Davenport,
of Lakeville, Conn., at Los Angeles, Calif., on
July 27, 1955, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs.
John S. Davenport of Staten Island, N.Y.; sister
of Mrs. E.R. Lampson of Hartford, Conn.; Mrs.
Fowler Shankland of Los Angeles, Calif.; Mrs. R.
Hoyt Sloan of Staten Island, N.Y.; Stephen R.
Davenport of Riverside, Conn., and the late John
Sidney Davenport of Richmond, Va. Funeral
services at Los Angeles. Interment in Hartford
Angeles Times | 23 Aug 1969
Mrs. Isabel R. Shankland,
wife of the later Fowler Shankland, loving mother
of Mrs. Pierre J. Walker, Mrs. Robert J. Zonne,
James H., John D., and Sidney F. Shankland, also
survived by 11 grandchildren and 6
Funeral Monday 10
a.m. at St. James Episcopal Church, Wilshire
& St. Andrews. Interment private. San Gabriel
Cemetery, Cunningham & OConnor,
directors. In lieu of flowers, donations to your
favorite charity would be appreciated.
Courant | 28 Jul 1937
Death Notice also appeared in the New York Times
27 Jul 1937
John Sidney Davenport of New
Brighton, Staten Island, N.Y., husband of Mary
Elizabeth Davenport, died Sunday night in
Litchfield, in his ninety-second year. Funeral at
Catholic Apostolic Church, Case and Marshall
streets, Hartford, at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. Please
Koyl Scrapbook Obituaries
1917 - Michigan Family History Network
of Silas Leonard
Silas Leonard was the son of David and Sarah
(Boles) Leonard, born in Green County,
Pennsylvania on May 1, 1840.
His parents died when he was a child and he
was cared for by Elder Wm. Leonard until manhood.
At the age of 15 he was baptized into the name of
Christ by his foster father and ever after was
faithful to Christ never missing a chance to
attend church services and testifying for Christ.
In Feburary, 1864 he enlisted in first W. Va.
Cavalry and was honorably discharged at the close
of the war. In 1861 he married to Miss Mary Ann
Boles and to this union four girls were born,
Bell, Flora, Mina and Lucy. Mrs Bell (Leonard)
Spore died October 11, 1908, Lucy (Leonard)
Leonard died on Sept 22, 1900 and Mary Ann, wife
of Silas died March 8, 1906.
In 1865 he moved with his family to Isabella
county, Michigan and settled on a farm one half
mile from where he died at Coe.
He was married again Aug 1, 1907 to Mrs Nettie
Peters (Aunt Nettie) as everyone called her, by
Rev R R cook at their home in Coe, Mich.
He leaves, not to mourn but rejoice in the
belief that he kept the faith, fought a good
fight, trusted his course and has won the prize,
his wife Mrs Nettie Leonard, two daughters, Flora
Richardson and Mina Banes, one brother, Merritt
Leonard and one sister and eight grandchildren.
**Card of Thanks from: Mrs Nettie Leonard; Mrs
Flora Richardson and Mrs Mina Bauer**
Note: Laid to rest at Pleasant
Ridge Cemetery in Coe Twp., Isabella Co., MI.
Death records of his children indicate his first
wife was Mary Ann Tuttle. His 2nd wife,
"Nettie" was Sarah M. Gillet who was
first married 29 Dec 1851 to John Peters who died
in 1898, and was the son of William Peters and
Charlotte (Johnson). This John Peters was first
cousin to William Blakely Peters, husband of
Hannah (Rich) whose album is here presented - but
unknown if "Belle Leonard" who appears
in the album is the same as Belle who was the
daughter of this Silas Leonard.
"Bloomville Mirror" | March 8th, 1853
DIED - In this village, on
the 6th inst., after an illness of two days, Mr.
Richard Peters, father of Mr. John Peters, in the
80th year of his age. He was one of the first
settlers of Stamford, where he resided for some
forty years. About twenty years since he removed
to Onondoga county, where he remained eighteen
years. About two years since he changed his
residence to Preble, Cortland county. Last fall
he came to this village, and arranged his affairs
to make Bloomville his permanent residence, but
death has taken him to the spirit land. While a
resident of Stamford he was a member of the
Methodist church of this place. He was prepared
and resigned to die, and assured his friends that
it would be well with him. It is only seven weeks
since we recorded the death of his wife.
His funeral will
take place to day at 1 o'clock P.M., at the
church in this village. Sermon by Rev. D. Gibson.
of Richard Peters and his wife, Susannah
(Halstead) | Laid to
rest at Riverside Cemetery - Bloomville, NY; and monument also at Tully
Hartford Courant | 20 Mar 1940
Mrs. Mary E. Davenport,
widow of John Sidney Davenport of Stapleton,
N.Y., was buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Tuesday
morning. Deacon Charles Mitchell of the Catholic
Apostolic Church officiated. Mrs. Davenport died
in Stapleton Thursday. The funeral was held there
Highland Democrat, Peekskill, NY | Saturday -
June 4, 1904
Maria Southard, widow of the late
Geo. W. Clark, died at her home, No. 206 Nelson
avenue, on Tuesday, in the 97th year of hr age.
She had been confined to her room for the past
five years from lameness, but was in apparent
good healthy until a fall, which occurred on
March 17th, from the shock of which she never
Mrs. Clark was
born in Fishkill, May 17, 1808, and was the
daughter of Thomas and Hannah Jones Southard. Her
early girlhood was spent in Fishkill and then her
parents moved to New York. About 75 years ago she
married Geo. W. Clark in New York. He died in
1860. Sixty years ago they moved to Peekskill and
she has resided her ever since. When the deceased
came to Peekskill she brought her letter from the
Reformed church of New York and deposited in the
First Presbyterian church of this village. For
sixty years she has been a faithful and
consistent member of that church. During her
earlier years she was active in church work.
Miss Hannah S. and Miss Charlotte P., of this
village, and five grandchildren survive her.
services were held yesterday (Friday) afternoon
at 2 oclock, from her late residence, the
Rev. B.H. Everitt officiating. Interment was at
Cortland County Democrat | Friday - February 29,
Death of Mr. Wm. E.
Mr. Tallman, was born in Tully, New York and
resided in that place untill about twenty years
ago. In 1852 he was elected as one of the
representatives of Onondaga County in the
assembly. Soon afterwards he moved to Preble, New
York in Cortland County where he engaged in
farming and milling. He held the office of
supervisor of that town for two or three terms.
Eight or ten years ago he moved to Phelps,
Ontario Co. New York, returning to this county
five or six years ago, making his residence in
Homer, New York.
In the spring of 1877 he moved to Syracuse,
Onondaga Co. New York where he continued to
reside up to the time of his death which occurred
last Friday (Feb 22) at the age of 63yrs. Mr
Tallman was a man of more than average ability,
possessed of strict integrity, a genial
companion, and withal good citizen. He leaves a
widow but no children. His remains were taken to
Tully for burial.
Note: Son of Easton Tallman
& Sabra (Tuttle) and husband of Catherine
"Jane" (Hall); he was laid to rest at Tully Cemetery
June 02, 2014
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