Deaths and Funerals from the 1890s

The funeral of the late Eliakim Bross will be held from the house, at 225 Jersey avenue, Saturday at 2 p.m. Interment in Laurel Grove Cemetery. (Port Jervis Evening Gazette, October 3, 1890)

Every member of High Point Lodge No. 200, I.O.G.T., is requested to attend lodge Friday evening. Arrangements will be made to attend the funeral of our late brother, Eliakim Bross. (Port Jervis Evening Gazette, October 3, 1890)

Mrs. Sutton, relict of the late Johnathan [sic] Sutton, of Orion, and mother of E.B. Sutton, Esq., of Sault St. Marie, died at the residence of her bother, M.J. Predmore, of Romeo, last Monday, the 3d inst. (Pontiac Gazette, April 7, 1893)

Albert G. Walling, one of the best-known pioneer residents of Portland, died very suddenly last night of heart failure. Mr. Walling, who is very prominent in I.O.O.F. circle, was present at the New Park theater last night for the 77th anniversary celebration of the order. (Albany State Rights Democrat, May 1, 1896)

G.A. [sic] Walling of Portland, an old pioneer of Oregon and a prominent member of the I.O.O.F. of Oregon, was buried Thursday, April 30th, under the auspices of the order of which he was an honored member. The funeral services were held at the Old Fellows Temple, and the body given burial at Lone Fir cemetery. Mr. Walling was one of the pillars of the order, having held every position of honor in the brotherhood of this state, and will be long remembered by the brethren with pride in the high esteem for the noble character he sustained both as a citizen and brother Odd Fellow. (Roseburg Plaindealer, May 4, 1896)

Mrs. W.C. McConnell is in Morenci to attend the funeral of her grandfather, Mr. Rorick, who died Saturday. (Adrian Daily Telegram, January 17, 1898)


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