Obituaries Town of Lee, Oneida County, New York
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Nash, Chauncey

Rome Sentinel
April 16, 1894

Western - The funeral services of Chauncey Nash of Lee were held in the Carmichael Church on Tuesday. Rev. Hancock preached an interesting sermon.

Newson, Daniel

Rome Sentinel
January 2, 1872
Lee Center, Dec 27, 1871

Old Mr Newson was buried today at the Fish Creek burying grounds. He lived with his daughter Mrs. Kingsbury some three or four miles northwest of this place. He was 85 years of age, and had passed through perils by sea and land. He had an active mind and was a man of energy, a hard worker, struggling often with ill luck and hard fate. Of late years being crippled by disease, he had lived with his daughter. The vicissitude of his life were well worth listening to. He was blessed with a good memory and could entertain company for hours, relating his varied experiences of life.

Submitted by Kevin Vap

Neuser, Mr.

Rome Sentinel
December 27, 1871

Lee Center Notes - Old Mr. Neuser was buried today at the Fish Creek burying ground. He lived with his daughter, Mrs. Kingsbury, some three or four miles northwest of this place. He was 85 years of age, and had passed through perils by sea and land. He had an active mind, and was a man of energy - a hard worker, struggling often with ill-luck and hard fare. Of late years, being crippled by disease, he had lived with his daughter. The vicissitudes of his life were well worth listening to. He was blessed with a good memory and could entertain company for hours, relating his varied experiences of life.

Newell, Ida Goodale

Rome Sentinel
March 25, 1941

Lee Center - Mrs. Ida Newell, widow of John Newell, died at a Rome hospital Sunday evening after an illness of about one month. She was 68 years old.

She was formerly from West Lee, and was born at Swarton, Vt., a daughter of the late Joseph and Mathida Durbey Goodale. Her husband died June 3, 1924 at West Lee.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at the Trainor Funeral Home, West Leyden. The body will be placed in the vault at Evergreen Cemetery, Stokes, to await burial in the spring at Hall Cemetery, Lee.

Niles, Elisha

Roman Citizen
July 21, 1840

DIED - In Lee on Friday the 17th, Elisha Niles Esq., a Revolutionary Patriot, age 75 yrs.

Nisbet, Ada

Roman Citizen
October 13, 1876

Lee Centre - Miss Ada Nisbet, aged 19 years, daughter of Mr and Mrs Benjamin Nisbet, residing on Fish Creek, died on Wednesday last of consumption, and her funeral was held on Friday at Lee Centre. There was a large group of mourners and a full house of our citizens gathered in to the funeral to express their sympathies for the afflicted and their respect for Ada, who thus early in her life had been called to part with the friends and joys of earth, for those beyond the river; but she was per fectly resigned and felt assured that brighter and richer joys awaited her "over there." Rev. Mr. Ochampaugh preached on the occasion.

Nisbet, Benjamin

Rome Sentinel
October 22, 1877

Lee Center - Benjamin W. Nisbet, aged 55 years 2 months, departed his life on the 11th inst. He has resided in this town upwards of 50 years and was well known in the walks of life. Mrs. Nisbet and son have the sympathy of the community.

Roman Citizen
October 19, 1877

NISBET - At his residence in Lee after a long and painful illness of consumption of the bowels, Benjamin W. Nisbet, age 55 yrs 2 mos

Nisbet, Rhoda W.

Roman Citizen
Maarch 18, 1864

NISBET - In Lee, New York, March 10, 1864, of inflamation of the throat, RHODA W., wife of Samuel Nisbet, aged 83 years and 6 months.

Nisbet, Robert B.

Rome Sentinel
September 24, 1897

Robert B. Nisbet, an old and honored resident of the town of Lee, died Tuesday morning at his home near Stokes, heart disease being the cause of death. Deceased was of Quaker descent and was born in Newport, Herkimer county in 1820, and when but 5 years old his parents moved into the house where he died. He had always lived there, excepting a short time spent in the west. His death, coming as it did unexpectedly, is a source of deep regret to all who had the pleasure of the acquaintance of Mr. Nisbet. He is survived by his wife, formerly Rhoda Ward, whom he married nearly 50 years ago, two sons, Ward H. and R. Bruce Nisbet of this city (Rome), and two daughters, Mrs. O. A. Carpenter of this city and Miss Gertrude H. who lives at home, and one sister, Mrs. George Harger, of Deansboro. Mr. Nisbet's father was one of the first settlers of the town of Lee.

Nisbet, Samuel (Rev.)

Roman Citizen
August 22, 1884

NISBET - La Porte, Indiana, August 14, 1884, Rev. SAMUEL NISBET, aged 78 years.

The people of this village and vicinity were shocked and pained last Thursday (August 14, 1884), when a telegram announced that Rev. Samuel Nisbet, of this place, had been run over by the cars and had died from the injuries thus received. Mr. Nisbet started the Monday evening previous, accompanied by his daughter-in-law (who had been visiting here several weeks) intending to visit his sons in the West. They reached La Porte, Ind., Wednesday morning, when the train stops ten minutes. He got off here, but being misinformed, thought the train stopped twenty minutes instead of ten, consequently the train started before he was aware. Catching hold of the railing to the platform he was thrown under the cars, the remainder of the train passing over his left leg, just below the knee, crushing it so that amputation became necessary. To perform the operation medicines were given to relieve pain that made him unconscious, from which he did not revive. His son Jefferson, living about 100 miles from La Porte, was telegraphed, and reached the scene of the accident a few hours before his father died. He arrived here (Delta, NY) Friday morning with the remains. A large number of friends and neighbors from this and adjourning towns were in attendance at the funderal, Saturday (August 16, 1884) at 11 o'clock. Baron Steuben Lodge, F. and A.M. of which deceased was chaplain at the time of his death, attended in a body. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. C. E. Dorr, assisted by Rev. J. W. Simpson of Lee Center, S. Dewey, of Taberg, and L.L. Palmer of Rome. Mr. Nisbet was 78 years old and had passed the greater part of his life in Lee. His wife died a year ago last winter. After that he sold his farm and last summer purchased a residence in this village. Two sons and three daughters survive him -- Jefferson Nisbet, Earlville, Illinois, Samuel Nisbet, Jr., who also resides West: Mrs. Caroline Markham, St. Johnsville, NY: Mrs. Hannah Cook, Taberg, NY: and Mrs. Dollie Edgerton, who had resided with her father since the death of her husband D.O. Edgerton, a few years ago. Mr. Nisbet was a member of the M.E. Church, an examplary Christian, a zealous worker, and for several years a local preacher. He will be greatly missed in the societies to which he belonged, and also by the community generally.

Nolan, Margaret Rose Freeman

Rome Sentinel
June 8, 1875

Lee Centre, June 7, 1875

---Mrs. Nolan, mother of Thomas Nolan, of this place, died very suddenly at her residence near Point Rock, on Saturday afternoon, of heart disease. His father is dangerously ill with dropsy. (Margaret Rose Freeman, wife of James Nolan, (mother also of Patrick Nolan on Town Tax Assesments for Lee 1880-1886)

submitted by Margaret Nolan Hay

Notgrass, Charles

Roman Citizen
July 31, 1891
Lee Notes - Funeral of Charles Notgrass Sr. was held at the Valley Church Sunday. Deceased was 80 years of age and was a resident of Monroe, Oswego county. He was an Uncle of Micah Kenyon of this town.

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