Death Notices from the 1880s

Mrs. Levina Armstrong, died in Pulteney, Steuben County, Jan. 6, 1871, aged 70 years. The deceased was a native of Sussex, N.J., but about forty years ago she, with her husband, came to Pulteney, where her whole life was spent in acts of usefulness. (Havana Journal, February 4, 1871)

STRADER—Near Peach Orchard, in Hector, N.Y., on Thursday, Jan. 25th, 1877, of Pneumonia, Madison Strader, aged 53 years. (Watkins Democrat, January 31, 1877)

The funeral of Madison Strader took place from the M.E. church, at Burdett, on Sunday afternoon last, and was quite largely attended. (Watkins Democrat, January 31, 1877)

Died, at Bellevue, January 13th, Emma Gertrude, infant daughter of Enos and Annie Walling, aged seven months. A letter to Mr. Walling, now at Boise, and whose babe died after he left Bellevue, says: “We laid the poor little babe to rest under the snow the day following my last letter. Forty persons attend the funeral on snow-shoes.”—Democrat. (Owyhee Avalanche, February 12, 1881)

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