Obituaries Town of Lee, Oneida County, New York
Town Of Lee, Oneida County, New York Obituaries

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Abbuhl, Edith May

Utica Observer
December 2, 1937

Rome - Death of Miss Edith May Adduhl, 45, occurred yesterdy December 1, 1937, at her home in Lee Center and followed a protracted illness.

She was born at Lee, daughter of the late Jacob and Susan Krebs Abbuhl. She attended Lee Center Union School and was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church and its Ladies Aid Society.

Surviving are two brothers, Ernest F., Lee Center, and Howard J., Western, a sister, Mrs. Rudolph Fuez, Schenectady, and four nieces and nephews.

Abbuhl, Jacob

April 23, 1929

Lee Center- - Jacob Abbuhl passed away suddenly this morning at his home in this village. He went down the cellar to attend to the furnace, and remaining away so long the family went downstairs and found him lying unconscious on the cellar floor. A physician was summoned but he was dead before he arrived.

Mr. Abbuhl was born in Canton Berne, Switzerland, in 1859. He came to this country about 50 years ago, where he followed the occupation of farming until a few years ago when he sold his farm and moved to the village, since which he was employed at the Olney and Flloyd Canning plant. He was united in marriage to Miss Susan Krebs, daughter of the late Mr. & Mrs. Samuel Krebs in October, 1891. Mrs Abbuhl passed away twenty or more years ago.

He is survived by four children, Edith, Ernest, and Howard at home, and Mrs. Bertha Fuez of Schencetady; also a brother at Schencetady.

Mr. Abbuhl was a quiet, unassumable, home-loving man, who had made many friends who will be saddened to hear of his death. Much sympathy is extended to the family in their sudden bereavement.

Lee Center, April 27. - Funeral services for Jacob Abbuhl were held at the Lee Center Methodist Church at 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon, Rev. Edward Wood officiated. Charles Lloydn sang two hymns. Clarence J. Cook played several selections on the piano and accompanied Mr. Lloyd. The bearers were: Lewis Hartson, Edward Rudd, Edward Swancott, Samuel Kappler, Charles Morat, Robert Shear, all of Lee Center. There were many floral tributes, including a large wreath from the community: pillow from Olney & Flloyd employees: wreath from Northern New York Utillities: wreath from the neighbors of Honey Hill; and from friends and realitives. Interment was made in Evergreen Cemetery. The Lee Center Union Free School was closed during the service as a tribute of respect to Mr. Abbuhl. Friends and relatives from Schenectady; Rome and other places attended the service.

Abbuhl, Julia A. Richmond

Dec. 3 -

Delta, The death of Mrs. David Abbuhl occurred at her home in this place at 11:15 o'clock on Monday night. Her maiden name was Julia A.Richmond. She was a daughter of Mr. & Mrs, James Richmond of Canterbury Hill and was born in this place on Oct. 1, 1882. She was married to Mr. Abbuhl at the home of her parents on Jan. 17,1907 by Rev. D.R.Smith of Lee Center. She had resided in Delta since April last. Besides her husband and an infant son two weeks old, she is surived by her parents. She was the only child of Mr. & Mrs. Richmond. Prior to her marriage she was employed as a bookkeeper in the store of E.E. Miles in Rome and also had attended the Rome Free Academy. She attended the Liberty Street M.E. Church in Rome. Mrs. Abbuhl had a large circle of friends who will be grieved to learn of her death. The funeral will be held from the home of her parents at Canterbury Hill at 1 o'clock on Friday afternoon.

Abbuhl, Susan Krebs

The death of Susan Krebs, wife of Jacob Abbuhl of Lee Center, occurred at 8:25 a.m. Thursday at the Utica State Hospital, where she had been for the past four years. Mrs. Abbuhl, who was the daughter of the late Samuel and Rosanna Krebs was born in the Town of Lee in 1869. In 1891 she married Mr. Abbuhl. Surviving are her husband, , four children, Edith, Bertha, Ernest and Howard; also four brothers, Samuel of Lee, John F. of Montrose, Colo. Edward of Uncompahger, Colo. And Albert Krebs of this city. The remains were brought to Rome this afternoon.

Adams, Charles

Point Rock - The death of Charles Adams occurred at his home at Point Rock about 4 a.m. Saturday from a general breaking down of the system incident to old age. He has been failing in health for several months and confined to the bed for three weeks. Mr. Adams was born in the east about 86 years ago., and came to Point Rock 60 years ago. He has been a farmer by occupation and a Republican in politics. He enlisted in the Army some thim during the Civil War. He received a pension of thirty dollasr. The deceased leaves three daughters, Mrs. Lucy Phillips of Machias, Cattaugua County , Mrs. Etta Meyers and Mrs. Mary Letson of Point Rock., also three sons; Sanford of Westmoreland and Benjamin and Singleton. Mrs. Adams died last spring. The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday at the church at Point Rock. (He was born in1813 and died December 23, 1899 . He was in Co. K 2 NY Heavy Artillery and is buried in Point Rock Cemetery.)

Adams, Mrs. Charles

March 13, 1899

Point Rock - Mrs. Charles Adams, aged 66 years, died Friday night about 11 o'clock, after an illness of several weeks. Besides her husband, she leaves three children, Sanford of Clarks Mills, and Mame and Etta of this place. Her funeral will be held at the Reform Church at 1 p.m. Tuesday.

Adams, Mary Ann Cornish

Roman Citizen
March 14, 1899

Point Rock - Mary Ann Adams, an old resident of this place, died after several weeks illness at her home Friday night about 11 o'clock. She leaves besides her aged husband, three children, Earl Sanford of Clark Mills, and Mary and Etta Adams of this place, also one grandchild, Myrtle Letson, who lived with her. The funeral will be held Tuesday at the church. Mrs. Adams, as Mary Ann Cornish, was well known in the southern part of the town, her former home.

Adams, Warren

Roman Citizen
January 22, 1886

ADAMS - Lee Center - The death of our townsman, Mr. Warren Adams, which occurred in Rome at the County House last Friday, was not unlooked by his neighbors and friends in Lee. For years he has been old and decrepit -- laboring as best he could to support himself. He had outlived his brother Asa and four sisters, and was left alone to bear the name of Adams -- except his sister, Jane K., the widow of the late Issac Nisbet, of Lee. Mrs. Nisbet lives with her daughter, Mrs. Byron Spencer, at Farlbault, Minn. Recently he took the advice of friends and neighbors and was carried to the County House for winter quarters, where he could be more comfortable than he could be in Lee without a home. His remains were deposited in the County Home cemetery -- for the winter at least. The remains of his first wife rest in the Lee Center Cemetery.

Adsit, Bertha Rice

Rome Sentinel
August 2, 1960

Mrs. Bertha L. Adsit, Point Rock, mother of four Romans, died at a Rome hospital Monday night.

She was born in Huron, Michigan May 19, 1880, daughter of Charles and Clara Northrup Rice, and went to Point Rock area when 10 years old. She and William S. Adsit were married at Redfield October 6, 1898, by the Rev. Jeremiah Petrie. The couple settled in Redfield and since her husband's death she had resided with her daughters.

Mrs. Adsit was a member of the Point Rock Methodist Church and formerly a member of the Rebekahs in Redfield.

Surviving are seven daughters, Mrs. Lewis Rasha, Lee Center, Mrs. Myles O'Neill, Mrs. Floyd Hayes and Mrs. Edward Vitck, all of Rome, Mrs. Charles McCaw, Redfield, Mrs. Marion Buck, Hawaii, and Mrs. Gerald Genther, Point Rock, two sons, Earl, Rome, and Albert, Grand Bay, Michigan, 32 grandchildren and 43 great-grandchildren, three sisters, Mrs. Harriett Gray, Mrs. Alice Wilson and Mrs. Nettie Adams, all of Michigan.

Adsit, Margaret Trenham

Utica Herald Dispatch
February 16, 1903

Rome - Mrs. Margaret Trenham Adsit, wife of Sylvanus Adsit, of Lorena, died yesterday afternoon. She had been ill only one day. Mrs. Adsit was born in Leeds, England, June 4, 1822, and came to this country with her parents when but ten years old, locating in Oriskany. In 1842 she married Mr. Adist of this city and shortly thereafter they moved to the farm where she had since lived. Besides her husband she leaves two daughters and one son, Mrs. Emory Wager of Stokes, Mrs. K. P. Samson of Quaker Hil and William Adsit who lives at home, also twelve grandchidlren.

Adsit, William S.

Rome Sentinel
December 8, 1944

William S. Adsit, 71, of 609 W. Willett Street, Rome, retired Redfield cheesemaker, and a member of Redfield Lodge of Odd Fellows for over 40 years, and father of two Navymen, died Thursday in a Rome hospital

He had been in failing health for four years due to a heart ailment

Born September 14, 1873, in Redfield, son of Elijah and Sarah Templeton Adsit, he had always lived in this area until his retirement. On October 6, 1898, he married Miss Bertha Rice, who also survives.

His Navy sons are M. B. 2/c Albert Adsit and Seaman 2/c Earl Adsit. Another son, Rollo Adsit, lives in Rome, as well as four of his seven daughters, Mrs. Myles O'Neill, Mrs. Lynn Cook, Mrs. Floyd Hayes and Mrs. Edward Vitek. Others are Mrs. Gerald Genther, Point Rock, Mrs. Charles McCall, Redfield, and Mrs. Henry Buck, Hawaii.

He was a member of the Redfield COmmunity Church.

The body is resting at the Strong Funeral Home, Rome. Funeral services will be held Sunday. Interment will be made in Redfield Cemetery.

Agan, Leo Bruce

from Atwood (KS) Citizen-Patriot, February 1962

Leo Bruce Agan was born Aug. 20, 1876 to Edgar J. and Sarah Elizabeth Agan at Delta, N.Y. and died Feb. 4, 1962, at his home in Atwood, after a three week illness. He was 85 years, 6 months and 15 days old. At the age of three years he came with his mother and twin sister to Achilles community to visit relatives. They decided to make their home in this neighborhood and were joined here by his father. Mr. Agan spent many years of his life farming this homestead before moving to Atwood in 1946.

Feb. 8, 1896, he was united in marriage to Maggie A. Crooks. Five children were born to this union. He was one of the pioneers of Rawlins County, enduring the privations and enjoying the neighborliness of the early days. He participated in social activities and was active in Sunday school. He loved to play his french harp.

He was a kind and loving father, a good neighbor and will be sadly missed by all who knew him. He was preceded in death by his father, mother, twin sister, Lena, and a half brother, Herb Brooks.

He leaves to mourn his passing, his widow; five children, Alta Morton, Achilles community; Freda Chandler, Atwood; Herbert Agan, Colby; Vivian Barnhart, Atwood, Vada Curley, Las Animas, Calif.; 23 grandchildren; 37 great grandchildren; 3 great great grandchildren, his niece, Mrs. Lottie Roblyer, Mr. Roblyer and family of McCook, other relatives and a host of friends.

Funeral services were Friday, Feb. 9, at the Leinwetter funeral home. Interment was made in the Achilles cemetery.

- son of Sarah (nee Kingsbury) Brooks Agan
Submitted by Kevin Vap

(Agans)Aikens, Emily Tuthill

Rome Sentinel
November 15, 1938

Mrs. Emily Tuthill Aikens, wife of the late WIllard Aikens of Lee, died at the home of her nephew, Harry Grossman, Midland Ave, Syracuse, Sunday night. She was the last of the family of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Tuthill, Lee.

Prayer service will be held at the home of the nephew Wednesday and burial will take place in Lee Valley Cemetery. Mrs. Aikens is survived by several nieces and nephews and a sister-in-law, Mrs. Mary Lee Tuthill, 703 Calvert St.

note: Last name should be Agans

Agans, John

Rome Sentinel
October 21, 1912

John Agans, aged 78 years, an old resident of this city, died at his home, 117 Arsenal street, at 3:30 Wednesday afternoon. Mr. Agans had been in poor health for the past five years and for the past seven weeks he had been confined to his bed. His death was due to old age and a general breaking down of the sysetm. John Agans was born in Rome January 1, 1834. He was a farmer by occupation and had worked farms near this city until eight years ago, when he retired and took up his residence on Arsenal street. On January 1, 1854 he married Susan Hogle of this city, who survives him. He is also survived by four daughters and two sons, Mrs. Frank Paddock, Mrs. Charles WIlliams, Mrs. Henry Conrad, Mrs. William Golly, Willard and George Agans of Rome and three brothers, Charles Agans of Little Falls, Cyrus of Syracuse, and Willard of Lorena. There are also 18 grandchildren and 10 great-agrandchilren.

Agans, Susan Hogel

Rome Sentinel
May 31, 1918

Mrs. John Agans, aged 83 years, died on Thursday evening at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J. H. Coonrod, 724 W. Dominick Street, as the result of a stroke which she suffered on Sunday May 26, and which left her unconscious until the end. Her maiden name was Susan Hogel and she was born in the town of Floyd. At the age of 16 she was married to Mr. Agans who died here in October 1913. All of her life had been spent in this city. The following children survive: Mrs. Emma Williams, Mrs. F. W. Paddock, Mrs. J. H. Coonrod, Mrs. William Golly and George and Willard Agans, all of Rome. There are 14 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild, Harlow Wyman. Mrs. Agans attended the Wesleyan Methodist Church and had a large circle of friends who will deeply mourn her passing.

Agans, Willliam

Rome Sentinel
May 7, 1923

William Agans died at his home, the Woodside Farm, about four miles from the city on upper West Thomas Street, at 7:30 Sunday morning. He had been in the city on Saturday deliverling his farm produce and on his return home about 4 o'cock Saturday afternoon, suffered a severe attack of stomach trouble. Home remedies were given him and later a physician visited him but he did not respond to remedies, failing gradually until he passed away. Mr. Agans had been afflicated with stomach trouble at intervals for years.

He was born at Lee January 24, 1851, the youngest son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Philip Agans. his mother died when he was two weeks old and his aunt, the late Mrs. Elisha Palmer, brought him up. His early life was spent in Lee. In this city 44 years ago he married Miss Emily Tuthill, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Tuthill. After their marriage Mr. and Mrs. Agans established their home in Syracuse. Mr. Agans being a freight engineer on the New York Central Railroad running between Syracuse and Albany. Later they lived at Albany and Little Falls.

After 24 years service as an engineer Mr. Agans retired on account of poor health and with a view of he and his wife going to live at the Tuthill farm to care for Mrs. Agans parents who were in advanced age. They bought the farm and have lived there for 33 years. The uncertainty of life is brought strongly to mind through the view of the tract of plowed land on his farm prepared for the spring crops, while the hands that guided the plow are still in death in the home.

Mr. Agans is survived by his wife and a brother, Charles Agans of Albany. While on the Central Railroad he was a member of the Brotherhood of Railroad Engineers. He attended the M. E. Church. He was a sterling citizen, a dependable neighbor and a loyal friend of quiet disposition, who was highy respected by all who knew him.

Allen, Emma Gregorie

Lee Center - Mrs. Emma Gregorie Allen, widow of James Allen, died in the Eastern Star Home in, Oriskany, Monday where she has been a resident since April 16, 1954. Mrs. Allen was born in New Orleans, La. Oct. 24, 1861, she was the daughter of Charles and Ellen Dowd Gregorie. On June 3, 1882 in West Vienna she married to Mr. Allen of Lee Center. After their marriage the couple operated a farm in the settlement of Allentown in the Town of Lee, until his death in 1909.

After the death of her husband she lived with her brother Emile S. Gregorie at Fair View Farms near Lee Center and after his death in March 1948 and until she entered the Eastern Star Home, she resided in Cleveland, New York with Mr. and Mrs. Harry Best. Mrs Allen was a member of Lake Delta Chapter, OES, and the Lee Center Methodist Church. Surviving are a nephew George W.Gregorie of Utica, and several cousins.

Funeral services will be held at the Lee Center Methodist Church Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock with the Reverand Howard D. Hull officiating and the interment made in The Lee Valley Cemetery.

Lake Delta Chapter, OES, will conduct ritualistic services at the Waldo Wiggins Prince Home for Funerals in Rome on Wednesday evening at 9 o'clock..

Allen, Mary

Rome Sentinel
May 23, 1911

Lee Center - Mrs. Mary Allen was found dead about 6:30 last evening at her home about a mile and a half west of Lee Center at the hamlet known as Allentown. Coroner G. N. Lehr of Rome was summoned. His investigation developed that Mrs. Allen had been calling on a neighbor and left there at 4:30 or 5 pm. Her nephew, William Allen, who lived with her, returned from his work about 6 o'clock and found her in the barn, lying dead near a cow. She had evidently gone there to feed the cattle and died suddenly from heart trouble, with which she had been afflicted for the past two years. Coroner Lehr deemed an inquest unnecessary. Mrs. Allen was 65 years old on May 5, just passed. She was the daughter of the late William Allen and Melinda Tharret. She was born in Lee Center and always lived here. Her husband died several years ago. Besides the nephew mentioned above she is survived by one sister, Mrs. John Merchant, of Rome.

Allen, Melinda Tharratt

Rome Sentinel
March 24, 1910

Lee Center - Mrs. Melinda Allen, aged 82 years, died at her home, one mile west of Lee Center, known as Allentown, at 1:30 am today. She had been ill for a day with chronic heart trouble. She had lived in the place where she died for the past 64 years. William Allen, her husband, died a year ago. Mrs. Allen was born in England and her maiden name was Tharratt. All her married life had been spent in the town of Lee and she had many friends who held her in high esteem. She is survived by two daughters, Miss Mary Allen, with whom she lived, and Mrs. John Merchant of Rome. The funeral will be held at the M. E. Church in Lee Center on Sunday. Interment will be made in Lee Valley Cemetery.

Allen, Norman

Roman Citizen
July 31, 1891

Norman Allen, aged 2 years, was buried yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock. He died Tuesday night.

Ammon, Peter

Peter Ammon 75, whose career included cheesmaking, law practice and heating engineering, died at Rome Hospital yesterday at the age of 75. He had lived at 514 W. Liberty Street. He had been ill three years and had bee in the hospital 10 months.

Mr. Ammon was born in Bavaria, Germany, son of George and Katherine Strobel Ammon. When he was 17 he came to the United States with an uncle, Christopher Ammon and went with him to his farm in West Leyden, where they were among the first settlers. He worked until he earned enough money to go to Wisconsin, where he took up cheesemaking. In 1893 he won a cheesemaking prize at the Chicago Worlds Fair. He was gradusted from Cornell University and from Albany Law School in 1900, being admitted to the bar the following year.

Mr. Ammon opened a law practice in Lee Center, retiring after 20 years. Since then he had studied heating engineering, inventing several conveniences for his home and doing some work outside.

He married Katherine Willson, Lee Center, who died about 30 years ago. On March 12, 1916 , he married her niece, Ruby Willson. He was a member of St. Johns Lutheran Church and of the Oneida County Bar Association. Surviving with his widow are a sister, Mrs. Barbara Lauer, Syracuse; three nephews and a niece, George, John and Barbara Lauer, Syracuse and George Loeslein, Philadelphia, Pa. a brother and sister in Germany, and several cousins.

Ammon, Mrs. Peter

Ammon - In Lee Center, on Tuesday, June 30, 1914, Mrs. Peter Ammon, aged 70 years. Funeral at the family residence in Lee Center on Friday at 2p.m. Interment in Evergreen Cemetery.

Anderegg, Emil

May 24 -

Emil Anderegg, a respected and popular young man, died of this last evening at his home, 814 Elm Street. He had been ill only since Friday of last week. The cause of death was absesses of the brain. Mr. Anderegg was born in Switzerland, 27 years ago on the third of this month. He came here in 1889 with his fathers family, Mr. and Mrs. Melchior Anderegg, and they settled in Delta where the father died five years ago. On March 4, 1903 Mr. Anderegg married Miss Agnes M. Beckley, of this city, and he took up residence here, purchasing a milk route which he had since successfully conducted. He was a very pleasant man and was much thought of by his many patrons, who were deeply grieved to learn of his death. He was an earnest member of the German Trinity Lutheran Church on South James Street. Besides his wife, who was prostrated by the death of her husband, he is survived by one little son, Emil Jr.; his mother Mrs. Catherine Anderegg, of Delta, and the following brothers and sisters: Miss Rose Anderegg of New York; Albert, John, Adolph and Miss Clara Anderegg, and Mrs. Sanford Wolff, of Delta; Mrs. Mrs. William Tuttle, of Lee Center; and two half-sisters and one half-brother, Mrs Alfred and Miss Louise Anderegg, of Syracuse and Alfred Anderegg, of Franklin Springs. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday.

Anken, Adeline

Aug. 8, 1908

Lee Center - Mrs Adeline Anken, aged about 70 years, died at her home two miles north of here this morning. During the winter she suffered a severe illness several times from pneumonia and never recovered. Complications recently developed causing her death. Mrs. Anken was the widow of Peter Anken, who died here about 28 years ago, and who for many years was a well known cheesemaker. She was also an expert maker of Swiss cheese. Mrs. Anken was born in Canton Berne, Switzerland, but had lived here many years, and was held in high respect by all who knew her. She is survived by three sons, William, John and Ernest Anken, all residing at home; one daughter Mrs. Lena Utzler of Camden. Mrs. Anken also leaves one sister, Mrs. John H. Smith of Rome; a half sister, Liza Harrad of Hornesville, Herkimer county; two half brothers, Jacob Yutzler of Westernville and Fred of Stuben. Mrs. Anken was a member of the Trinity German Lutheran Church of Rome.

Anken, Catherine

In this city on Tuesday June 9, 1914, Mrs. Catherine Anken, aged 66 years. The funeral will be held from her late home, 614 Turin Street, at two o'clock Friday afternoon. Interment in Evergreen Cemetery.

Anken, Mrs. Charles

At Hawkins Corners, May 17, 1903, from consumption, Mrs. Charles Anken, aged 21 years.

Anken, Clara

Miss Clara Anken, one of the most successful and widely known business woman in Oneida County, died at her home in Western, one and one half mile from Westernville, at 11 o'clock on Monday night. Her illness was of short duration and her death is a shock to her many friends. Last Wednesday she was taken ill with measles and from the first was very sick. Complications soon set in and her failure was rapid. On Saturday evening she lost consciousness and from then on but little hope was had of her recovery. She never regained consciousness,

Miss Anken was born in Constableville, Lewis County, October 5, 1861. Her parents were Jacob Anken and Elizabeth Walti, both of whom died several years ago. When three years old her parents moved to Western and there spent the remainder of her life, which since reaching womanhood had been very busy and successful. Upon the death of her uncle, Samuel Anken, about seven years ago, Miss Anken became the owner and manager of one of the finest farms in the Town of Western. With that she later took management of another excellent farm, so that she had the care of between 500 and 600 acres of land, with the stock and everything that goes to make up two complete farming properties. She always employed the most competent help to carry out her work, but the actual planning and management of the farms, marketing of the produce and hundreds of her lesser details all came under her personal supervision. Her success was as marked as her life was busy. But few men in the county are more able agriculturists than Miss Anken was, nor do they take greater interest in everything that tends to promote better farming conditions than she did.

Aside from her busy business life, Miss Anken was a most agreeable woman to meet. Her manner was pleasing and gracious, her mind was well stored with many interesting things and she was a very pleasing conversationalist. Her acquaintance was large and many people today, both in Western and for miles around, are deeply grieved to know that Miss Anken will be among in life no more. She was well known in this city, her business calling her here every few days. She is survived by one sister, Mrs. David Andregg of Lee, and two nieces and nephews.

Anken, Elsie Werren

Anken - Saturday, Dec. 21, 1957, Elsie Werren, wife of the late Charles D. Anken, age 64 years. Funeral services will be held at the Thomas A.Cox Funeral Home, 109 W.Court Street, Tuesday morning at 11. Interment in Evergreen Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home this Monday in the afternoon from 3 to 5 and in the evening from 7 to 9.

Anken, Magdaline Schallenberg

August 17, 1908

Mrs Magdaline Anken, wife of Emil Anken, Turin Road, died at her home at 1 p.m. Monday. She had been seriously ill since Thursday, suffering from pneumonia.

She was born in Berne, Switzerland, 47 years ago, daughter of the late John and Catherine Schallenberg, and came to this country and located here five years ago. She was married to Emil Anken in Switzerland in 1903. Surviving besides her husband are nine children, Mrs Rose Vornatt, Lee Center, Emma Charles, Anna, Elsie, Fred, Alice, John and Gertruth Anken at home: five brothers, Gottlieb and Edward Schallenberg, Rome; Christ, David and John in Switzerland, and three sisters, Elizabeth, Anna and Catherine, Switzerland.

Mrs Anken was a member of the Trinity Evangelical Church in Rome.

Anthony, Ada Weissmuller

Rome Sentinel
January 14, 1932

Point Rock - The remains of Mrs. Anthony, former Ada Weissmuller of this place, were accompanied by a large number of friends and relatives from her home near Syracuse. Interment was made in the family plot at noon on Wednesday. The sympathy of many friends is extended to the bereaved relatives. Her sister, Miss Bessie Weissmuller of Seneca Falls, remained here with Mrs. Babes for a brief time.

Armstrong, Archibald

Rome Sentinel
April 11, 1894

Archibald Armstrong who had lived in Rome nearly 50 years, died at his home, 104 W. Thomas St., at 7:30 am today in his 83rd. year. On the 3rd of January he was taken with the grip which, with other complications and general debility, caused his eath. The deceased was born in the town of Lee and was a son of Samuel Armstrong. He spent his youth and young manhood in that town and learned the trade of a carpenter and builder. In 1847 he came to Rome and the remainder of his life was spent here. Besides his wife he leaves one son, Chauncey M. of this city.

Armstrong, David

Rome Sentinel
April 10, 1906

Lee -- David Armstrong died at his late residence on Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock after an illness of nearly two years. Mr. Armstrong was born in the town of Annsville on the 9th day of March, 1834 and was the son of the late George and Delia Walrath Armstrong. He was one of the leading farmers of the town, owning a farm of 255 acres. In his younger days he was on the Erie Canal for 20 years. He was an assessor of the town of Annsville for six successive years and held the confidence and respect of all. Mr. Armstrong was a well read, kind, whole-souled man and a good neighbor, always willing to help those in trouble and give good advice to all. He married Jane Richards, daughter of William Richards of Annsville, and ten children were born to them, two dying in infancy. Besides his wife these children survive Mrs. George Peglow, Mrs. David Eggan and Jay Armstrong of Rome, Mrs. Floyd Ellis of Taberg, Minnie, Charles, James and David, who reside at home. Also the following brothers and sisters: William C. Armstrong of Annsville, Alexander of Rome, Mrs. Chas. Clark of Taberg and Alice Russell of Lee.

Ashfield, George J.

Rome Sentinel
December 23, 1959

George J. Ashfield, 68, of 75 Orchard Ave., Middletown, RI, a brother of Mrs. Joseph Kler, Rome, died today in Newport (RI) Hospital where he had been a patient for two weeks.

A native Roman, Mr. Ashfield was born January 4, 1891, a son of William and Sarah Mizer Ashfield. On October 16, 1929 he married the former Lee Etta Conrad in Canada.

Mr. Ashfield, a retired Naval machinist, had resided in Middletown for the past six years.

Survivors, in addition to his wife and sister, Include three stepdaughters, Mrs. Lee Etta Comea, and Mrs. E. R. Nichols, both of Panama City, Fla., and Mrs. William Oldham, Akron, Ohio, one stepson, William Lynch, Newport, a brother, Edward Ashfield, St. Petersburg, Fla, and 10 grandchildren.

Ashfield, Sarah L. Mizer

Rome Sentinel
August 26, 1959

Mrs. Sarah L. Ashfield, 90, of 401 Henry Street, died at 5 am today in a local hospital following a three month illness.

She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Joseph Kler, 401 Henry Street, two sons, George J. Ashfield, Newport, RI, and Edward E. Ashfield, Detroit, and a granddaughter, Mrs. John Kurowski, Stokes.

Mrs. Ashfield was born in North Western on March 9, 1869, daughter of George and Esther Van Dyke Mizer and had lived in Rome since a child. Seventy one years ago she was married to William Ashfield, who died in 1952.

Aucutt, Henry

Rome Sentinel
September 24, 1910

Henry Olcutt, one of the oldest residents of Elmer Hill, near Delta, died at his home this morning. Pneumonia was the cause of death. He was 70 years old, and besides his wife leaves one daughter, Mrs. Rhetta Keyes of Lee Corners.

Aucutt, Mary Jane Bushnell

Rome Sentinel
July 6, 1885

To the editors of the Rome Sentinel:

Manchester, Delaware County, Iowa, July 6 - Please print the following death notice of a former resident of Lee, Oneida county: At her late residence in Rock Prairie, Delaware county, Iowa, June 28, 1885, of consumption, Mary J., wife of A. R. Aucutt, in her 30th year .(could be 80th as the print was not too good but I think 30) She was the only daughter of J. O. & E. E. Bushnell. The funeral obsequies were held at Rock Prairie school house on Tuesday last as 11 o'clock. The esteem in which she was held may be inferred from the large attendance at the services. Thirty-five conveyances were counted on the way to the cemetery. She was among the happy converts during the harvest revival held in that school house nearly two years ago. The scripture employed as text by the pastor, Rev. G. W. Brindell, was selected by the sufferer some days before her departure, from Psalms cxvi 15: "Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints". There were few dry eyes in that crowded audience during the delivery of the discourse.

Austin, Jacob

Roman Citizen
November 12, 1886

Lee Center - Jacob Austin, whose death occurred on the 1st instant, was a sufferer from a long and painful illness. Dr. Fraser, who had charge of the case, says the disease is of very rare occurrance, and is known as glosso labio laryngeal paralysis. He added that Dr. Hammond said it so rarely occurred that a physician was not likely to have more than one case in his lifetime. The funeral was held in the M. E. Church last Thursday afternoon. Rev. H. A. Harris preached from the words of the Saviour to His disciples: "I will never leave you nor forsake you." He leaves a widow and a brother Gardiner Austin, of Boonville.

Austin, Mary

Austin - On Elmer Hill on Thursday, November 12, 1908, Mary, wife of Louis Austin, in her 63rd. year. Funeral on Saturday, at 10:30 a.m. at the M.E. Church, Delta. Interment in Evergreen Cemetery

Mrs. Mary Austin, wife of Louis Austin, died at her home on Elmer Hill at 8:15 p.m. on Thursday, in her 63rd. year. Death was caused by complications after a short illness. She was born in Westmoreland and had lived at various times in Lowville, Lee Corners, Rome and Delta. For twelve years up to about a year ago she had lived in this city and kept a boarding house. Since then she and her husband have resided at Elmer Hill, where they bought a place. Mrs. Austin was twice married. Her first husband, Jerome Seeley, died many years ago. About six years ago she married the second time. Besides her husband she is survived by three children, Mrs. Newton Johnson 410 Turin Street, Rome. Mrs John Scott of Camden and Burt Seeley of Pullman, Ill.

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