Mr. and Mrs. William Jones of 229 East Henry street quietly celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary last Sunday in their home, where they have lived since 1902. They were married in Morenci, December 24, 1878, and were attended at that time by Mr. and Mrs. Will Furman of Seneca. Mr. Jones was born in Cooperstown, N.Y., June 26, 1855, and Mrs. Jones, who was Susie Rorick Shauger, was born in Sussex, N.Y. [sic], July 10, 1860. They were the parents of two daughters, Pearl Grace who is now Mrs. Joseph Moll of Adrian and Mabel Lavera, who died September 23, 1895, aged ten years. While Mr. Jones is nearly 79 and Mrs. Jones 74 both are quite active for their years.
Source: Adrian Daily Telegram, December 30, 1933.
Wanted—Situation as a carpenter; references furnished. Leon J. Furman, R.F.D. No. 1, Clayton. 2-27-6. (Adrian Daily Telegram, March 3, 1905)
Reiner Bros. of Warsaw, Ind., who purchased the Queen tile mill about one year ago, has sold the same to Rorick & Sweeney of Gar Creek. We hope the new managers meet with success. (Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette, September 17, 1905)
The request of Orange S. Pomeroy of Oregon for an extension of time in which to make settlement for his entry in the Twin Falls tract, under the Carey act, was granted by the board. (Idaho Statesman, September 29, 1905)
CANANDAIGUA, Feb. 11.—Mr. and Mrs. William Furman celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary Tuesday in their home at this village. A family dinner was served at 6 o’clock and the evening was spent socially. The table was tastefully decorated and valentines were used as favors.
Among the guests were Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Shaneour who were celebrating their 10th wedding anniversary, and Mrs. Mertle Spaulding of Alpena. Mr. and Mrs. Spaulding were married February 19, 1888, and the two families observed the anniversaries together until the latter moved to the northern part of the state a few years ago. Mrs. Spaulding is to return to her home Friday. Continue reading “Celebrate 55th Wedding Anniversary”
Charlotte Amelia Rutan Moore was born in Vernon, Sussex county, New Jersey, March 30, 1835, and died April 14, 1925, making her age 90 years.
She was married to John Moore December 19, 1854 at Sparta, New Jersey. To this union were born three children, one dying in infancy, one daughter Laura Furman and a son J.E. Moore survive. She also leaves three grandchildren, Lewis Furman, Leon Furman and John Moore and one great grandchild, Patricia Moore.
Source: Adrian Daily Telegram, April 20, 1925.
CANANDAIGUA, Mich., April 15—Mrs. Charlotte Moore, aged 90 years, died yesterday afternoon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. William Furman, after a short illness. Her death was caused by a general breaking down as a result of her advanced age.
She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Furman, and a son, Edward Moore, both of Canandaigua. She had been a resident of the vicinity for many years.
The funeral services will be held at the Furman home Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock with the burial in the Morenci cemetery.
Source: Adrian Daily Telegram, April 15, 1925.
Mrs. R.E. Furman, sister of Mrs. Alvin Holmes and Mrs. Chandler H. Williams, of West Pittston, died at her home at Wyalusing Thursday morning, after a lingering illness. She was forty-two years old. Her remains were brought to Pittston Saturday, and were interred at Orange.
Source: Wilkes-Barre Semi-Weekly Record, May 13, 1887.
Mrs. F.E. Bryant Taken From Loved Ones
One of the saddest deaths we have been called upon to record was that of Mrs. Frank E. Bryant of Seneca, who was called from her beloved family last Monday afternoon. Expressions of regret at the death of beautiful and useful life in the prime of womanhood were heard everywhere in the community. She had been ill only two weeks and her condition was not considered serious until a few days before her demise. Sad indeed was the taking away to the loving husband and children who still need the care and devotion of a mother’s heart. To her father, Jacob Rorick, and her grandmother, Mrs. Caroline Sayres, who is still young at the advanced age of 91, the loss of her companionship is a sad affliction. In fact, all her many friends and relatives mourn her early departure.
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