Mrs. Leah B. Dates

Last rites for Mrs. Leah Bostwick Dates, wife of Ernest C. Dates of 278 Sly avenue, were held in a private service Saturday afternoon from the Phillips Funeral Home with Rev. Paul H. Hazlett, pastor of First Presbyterian Church. Interment was in Lawrenceville, Pa.

Bearers were 33rd Degree Masons: Ray Rhinehart, Eugene Gorman, John E. Bird, John Woodward, George Pratt, and John Duerlein.

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Death Notices from the 1920s

Mrs. Mahlon Webster passed away in the Corning Hospital on Friday, June 8th. Her funeral was held from the home in Decatur street Monday afternoon. A large number of friends and relatives were in attendance. She leaves to mourn her loss her husband, an infant son, father and mother, two brothers and three sisters. (Dansville Express, June 15, 1928)

Funeral services for Duane Bly, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Francisco, who died Monday afternoon, were held at the home, 635 West Mansion, at 2:30 o’clock this afternoon. Rev. G.H. Wald of the Baptist church officiated and burial was made at the Newton cemetery. (Battle Creek Enquirer, February 21, 1929)

Birth Announcements from the 1920s

Mr. and Mrs. Orlly [sic] Tilley are the parents of a baby girl born at the county hospital. (Twin Falls News, November 19, 1921)

Born, January 2, at Bixby Hospital, to Mr. and Mrs. Earl F. Goodrich of 617 Comstock street, a daughter, Ruth May. (Adrian Daily Telegram, January 3, 1922)

Announcements have been received of the birth of a son to Mr. and Mrs. Mahlon Webster of Corning, Saturday, June 2, named Mahlon Bostwick Webster, Jr. Mahlon is the son of Bert G. Webster of Corning and grandson of the late Mahlon Webster of this place. Congratulations. (Dansville Express, June 15, 1928)