Past Town News

November 25, 1903

Source: Steuben Republican Newspaper, 25 Nov 1903.

Obituaries and Death Notices: William G. Croxton (picture); Asa Dunham; Lottie R. Stowe; Lydia M. Rickerd; Frances Jane Hobdey; Julia Eliza Bissitt; Helen A. Gray.

Golden Wedding: About 90 friends and neighbors of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Dauber, of Otsego Township, met at their home to celebrate their Golden Wedding, Nov.14, 1903.

Marriages: Morris W. Friedley of Devil’s Lake, N. Dakota m. Miss Emma Zabst on 18 Nov 1903; Myhl C. Storey and Cora Bell Cary on 14 Nov 1903.

Fremont - Born Monday Nov 23, to Wilber Young and wife a 9 pound boy.  Several people attended the funeral of James Richey in Kinderhook Sunday.  Alma Baum went to Ligonier Tuesday to visit her sister Mrs. Eugene Howe.  Duane Brownell, infant son of Edgar and Mary Brownell died at their home north of town Friday 20 Nov 1903, age 1 year, 3 months and 21 days.  Maud Lyon of Orland, accompanied by her sister Mrs. Will McNickle of this place, left here Tuesday for Burr Oak, Michigan where she was united in marriage with Mr. Sheldon, who is connected with the flouring mills at Burr Oak.

Alvarado - Elton Gamber and wife of W. Unity, visited her parents Edward Eyster and family last Sunday.  Henry Enfield goes this week to Alabama to spend the winter with his brother Fred Enfield.  Henry Stiefel a former resident, now of Reading, visited his parents, A. Stiefel and family last Sunday.

York - Born Saturday, 21 Nov 1903, to W. H. Stiefel and wife, a son.  Frank Knisely and family spent Sunday in Angola with his parents J. B. Knisely and wife.  Mrs. L. Longbrake of Findley, Ohio is visiting her sister, Mrs. John Krider.

Nettle Lake - Lorenzo Dunham of Angola aged 92 years visited his nephew John Dunham here last Thursday. Russel Smith and wife of Spring Lake were guests of her mother Mrs. Mary Walker, last Sunday.  George Thompson, who has been sick nearly all summer, departed this life last Thursday. Internment in Columbia Cemetery.

Hamilton - H. Hamman’s baby, which drank butter coloring causing its death, was buried here Wednesday.  Ernest Wright, who has had poor health for some time, died Thursday morning, Nov 19, and was buried in Hamilton Cemetery Saturday.

Orland - Invitations are out for the marriage of Pearl Barrows and Ben Twichell to take place Wednesday Nov 25th.  A family reunion was enjoyed at the home of Andrew Fuller in Gilead, Jerrard Fuller and son George of Oregon and daughter, Mrs. Nettie Aldrich and Mrs. Julia Nash and husband, and Mrs. Libbie Van Nuyce and husband were present.

Hudson - Born to Mr. and Mrs. Perry Holden 18 Nov 1903, a daughter.  After engineer Grant Wilson and fireman George Scoville, of Ashley arrived in Detroit with their train Saturday evening a flue burst in the engine, scalding Mr. Scoville so that he died in two hours.

Lake Valley - Mrs. Gene Shufelt and children of Orland were with her sister Mrs. F. Wolf and family Sunday.  David William, little son of Geo. and Edith M. Dreher departed this life at their home in Salem 14 Nov 1903, age 1 year, 6 months and 29 days.  Buried at Mt. Zion Cemetery.

Flint - The Osterhout reunion will be held this year on Thanksgiving Day at S. E. Ousterhout’s of this place.  Mrs. Simon Bowerman died Monday evening and the funeral will be held Wednesday at Flint in the M. E. Church.  John Cleveland of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and A. C. Cleveland and wife of Kendallville, IN are expected to spend Thanksgiving with their parents.

Pleasant Lake - Wm Teegardin Jr. of Warsaw spent Sunday with his parents, Elisha Teegardin and wife.

Jamestown - Frank Harbaugh and wife of Kinderhook formerly of Jamestown are caring for a little daughter a week old.

Helmer - Tomorrow we eat Turkey.  Born to Mrs. Emma Holden 19 Nov 1903, a daughter.

Submitted by: Jean Ann Childers