Henrietta Payne Doty

Mrs. Henrietta Doty, who fell at her home last Saturday morning, breaking her hip and arm, was taken to Emergency Hospital, where she passed away Wednesday morning, her 77th birthday. She is survived by three children and several grandchildren. The children are: Mrs. John Eveland (Hillsboro), Miss Lilly and Olin Doty, of near town. Funeral services will be held at the Greensboro Baptist Church this (Saturday) afternoon, Rev. J.C. Ledbetter officiating. Interment in Greensboro cemetery.

Source: Denton Journal, June 3, 1933.

John D. Dilts

Marble Rock, Sept. 1 — John D. Dilts, aged 81 years, passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Mayne Spaulding, Tuesday evening. Short services were held at the Sheets Funeral home Wednesday afternoon with Rev. J.E. DeLong of Charles City officiating. The remains were taken to Randolph, Iowa, where the funeral was held Friday afternoon. He leaves to mourn his passing one son, Virgil Dilts of Randolph, one daughter, Mrs. Mayne Spaulding, and one sister, Mrs. James Wylie of Oakland, Ia., and six grandchildren.

Source: The Iowa Recorder, September 1, 1937.

Edythe Search Davies

Crooksville — Mrs. Edythe Search Davies, 53, died Sunday morning at her home here following an illness of a heart ailment. Surviving are her father, Frank Search, of the home; three sisters, Miss Helen Search of the home, Mrs. Charles Henning of Crooksville, and Mrs. Craig Wilson of Corning, and a brother, Kenneth Search of Crooksville. The body is at the residence. Funeral services will be held at 9 o’clock Wednesday morning in the Church of the Atonement, of which Mrs. Davies was a member. Rev. William Stecker will officiate and burial will be in Crooksville cemetery with Cannon and Cannon funeral home of Crooksville in charge.

Source: Zanesville Signal, April 2, 1951.

Lewis J. Cox

Funeral services for Lewis J. Cox, who died suddenly Monday of a heart attack in his car at Netcong, will be held this afternoon at 2:30 at Luse & Smith Funeral Home, 63 High Street, Newton. A Masonic service was conducted last night at the funeral parlor by Harmony Lodge, F.&A.M. Mr. Cox had left the store of O.A. McPeek, of Netcong, at 6:15 P.M. Tuesday. A salesman who had left the store a few minutes later found Mr. Cox slumped over the wheel of his automobile, Dr. Frank L. Bird was summoned. He pronounced Mr. Cox dead. Mr. Cox had been associated with the Woodward concern 47 years. He had been vice-president of the company since 1923. He was born at Cox’s Mills, Wantage Township, and came to Newton 48 years ago. When he first came to Newton he was employed in the hardware store of John Hibler. He was a clerk in the Woodward establishment about seven years. He had been a traveling representative of the company the last 40 years. He covered parts of Warren, Hunterdon and Morris Counties and sections of New York and Pennsylvania. Before the automobile became popular he covered his territory in a horse and wagon. He was one of the first in this section to adopt the automobile as a means of transportation. Mr. Cox was a member of Harmony Lodge, No. 8, F & A.M.; Baldwin Chapter, No. 17, R.A.M.; Sussex County Forest, No. 37, Tall Cedars of Lebanon; Newton Lodge of Elks; Ivy Lodge, I.O.O.F. and the Presbyterian Church. Mr. Cox leaves his wife, Mrs. Lelia Cox, and a twin brother, Martin J. Cox of Newton. Rev. J. Charles McKirachan, pastor of Presbyterian Church, will officiate at the funeral service. Burial will be in Newton Cemetery.

Source: Sussex Register, March 30, 1939.

Frank A. Conkle

Frank A. Conkle, 60, of Summit Station, died Sunday of heart disease. Surviving are his widow, Rosa Lee Conkle; a daughter, Mrs. Ella Nihiser of Logan; two sons, Dr. Walter S. of Ironton and Dr. Albert N. Conkle of Canal Winchester; his mother, Mrs. L. Conkle, Westerville, and a sister, Mrs. Mary Linnarry. Funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. from the residence. Burial in Black Lick.

Source:  Newark Advocate, December 3, 1928.

Elsie Berkampas Chittenden

Mrs. Elsie Chittenden died yesterday afternoon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ellis Cleveland, 111 Sanford street, after a three weeks’ illness, aged 56 years. Mrs. Chittenden was born near Holland, Mich., coming to Muskegon in 1899, where she has since made her home. She was a member of Mizpah Chapter No. 88, Order of the Eastern Star, Alaska Hive, L.O.T.M., and the Mystic Workers of the World. She leaves three children, Mrs. Ellis Cleveland, at whose home she died, Mrs. Carl Field, and Elbert L. Chittenden, all of Muskegon, ten grand Children, two sisters and six brothers, Mrs. F. Bakker, of Holland, Mich., Mrs. John Bovendan of Washington, John Berkampas and Martin Berkampas of Holland, Take Berkampas of Rudyard, Mich., Nicholas Berkampas of Kalamazoo, Andrew Berkampas of Marion, Mich., and Abraham Berkampas of Byron Center, Mich. The funeral service will be held at 2:30 o’clock Sunday afternoon from the resident, Rev. Lewis H. Manning of the Central Methodist Episcopal Church officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.

Source:  Muskegon Chronicle, August 30, 1919.

Joseph Casterline

Following a long illness of heart trouble, Joseph Casterlin, aged 76 years, of Orange, died yesterday afternoon at the home of his daughter, Mrs. uSsie [sic] C. Drake, 93 Poplar street, Dorranceton. He is survived by his wife and the following daughters and son: Mrs. Susie C. Drake of Dorranceton, Mrs. H.C. Downing of Laceyville and Harry Casterlin of Dallas. The funeral will be held Monday morning at 8 o’clock and, after brief services, the remains will be removed to the old homestead at Orange, where, at 2 o’clock in the afternoon, Rev. E.A. Benson, pastor of the Baptist church, will officiate.

Source: Wilkes-Barre Times-Leader, February 1, 1913.

James Casterline

Died – in Franklin Township, Luzerne County, on February 13th, 1882, James Casterline. Mr. Casterline was born in Sussex County, New Jersey, July 25, 1808, and hence was 73 years, 8 months, and 18 days old when he died. In the year 1828 he was united in marriage with Miss Elizabeth Alling, who still survives him. About 46 years ago he came to this State and purchased the farm on which he lived until removed by death. He was the father of ten children, seven sons and three daughters. Eight of these lived to grow to manhood, two boys died in infancy, but only six survive him. He had twenty-five grandchildren, nineteen of whom were living at the time of this decease.

Source:  Pittston Gazette, Friday, March 10, 1882.

Asa Herbert Brown

Asa Herbert Brown, 85, of Crooksville died at 10 a.m. Wednesday at his home following a long illness. Mr. Brown was a retired employee of the old Crooksville China Co., where he had worked for 48 years. He was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church in Crooksville. Born Nov. 25, 1896, near Crooksville, he was a son of Felton and Sarah Search Brown. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Rita Baylor and Mrs. Dorothy Teagarden, both of Crooksville; three sons, Dean and Asa Jr. both of Crooksville and Charles Brown of 808 Luck Avenue; 19 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. His wife, Faye died in 1968. Three sons and one daughter also preceded him in death. Friends may call after 7 p.m. today in the Fred L. Cannon and Sons Funeral Home in Crooksville. Service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home. Rev. William Alvey will officiate, and burial will be in Crooksville Cemetery.

Source:  Zanesville Times-Recorder, August 31, 1972.