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Deaths at County Home - 1904 to 1920

 

DEATHS AT THE ALLEGANY COUNTY HOME (1904 – 1920)

Submitted by Jay Warner

(Transcription Notes:  Deaths at the county home extracted from Allegany county newspapers. Most of the information comes from Angelica newspaper that printed a yearly vital statistic death list.  Very hard to read &  may contain errors. The list is incomplete.

1904 COUNTY HOME DEATHS
JOHN REESE OF CANEADEA DIED LAST WEEK AT THE COUNTY HOME AGED 78 YEARS BURIAL IN THE HOME CEMETERY

ACEL SYLAPSE? OR ACEL SYLAPEE? OF BIRDSALL DIED AT THE COUNTY HOME LAST FRIDAY AGED 39 YEARS
BURIED IN HOME CEMETERY

WILLIAM ALLSWORTH OF ALLEN DIED LAST FRIDAY AT THE AGE Of 75 YEARS THE REMAINS ERE TAKEN IN CHARGES BY RELATIVES

ANGELICA ADVOCATE BELMONT DISPATCH APRIL1 1904

1906

The funeral of peter McCoy

The remains of peter McCoy whose death occurred happened at the county home in Angelica  Wednesday  were brought to Wellsville  last week   (Wellsville reporter Oct 30 1906)

1907 COUNTY HOME DEATHS

NOV 141907 BOLIVAR BREEZE

JOHN RUSSEL, FOR MANY YEARS A RESIDENT OF ANGELICA AND VICINITY, DIED A FEW DAYS AGO AT THE COUNTY HOME, OF WHICH HE HAD BEEN AN INMATE FOR TEN YEARS PAST. THE BODY WAS INTERRED IN THE COUNTY HOME CEMETERY

1908

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1909 county home deaths
died name age
Feb 3 Silas butler 93
March 7 Sarah milner 68
March 14 Fred wakely 55
March 21 Wm milner 75
April 25 John Drury  68
May 13  Tommy Cordelo 25
June 7 Milo Hubbard 89
Aug 4 Henry Warner 74
Aug 28 Halsey Hoppough 75
Sept 20 Wasso Martage 18
Oct 10 Theodore Cornish 78
Nov 30 Geo W Travis 76
Dec 13 Robert Clark 55



William Minler aged 75 years died at the county home Sunday of apoplexy the remains were taken to Belvidere on Monday for burial his wife died at the county home two weeks ago and was taken to Belvidere for burial

Henry Warner of black creek died at the county home last week and burial was in the Angelica cemetery
He was seventy four years old.

Theodore Carney of Whitesville died at the county home Sunday and the remains were taken to his old home in Whitesville for burial Mr Carney and his wife who is blind were brought to the home two weeks ago  (Angelica advocate Oct 14 1909)



Milo Hubbard 88  years old died at the county home Monday he had been there some three years and was a pay patient the expense of his keeping was paid by his son in law the remains were taken to Portville his former home for burial.

1910  ALLEGANY COUNTY HOME DEATHS

DATE   NAME  AGE



JAN 4                      ELVIRA FRANELL 59
MARCH 14             MARY FARNUM 49
MARCH 21             SAMUEL FERGUSON 58
APRIL 7                  HENRY  SWIFT 51
APRIL 27                WILLIAM CROTTY 19
MAY 21                   WARREN STRONG 47
 -----------                   SARAH NINNIM 66
 ------------                   LUCY WINDUS 66
---------------              ORA DOOLITTLE 64
Dec 14                      FRANK PARKER 71


THERE HAVE BEEN 125 DEATHS IN THE LAST TWENTY YEARS



Dec 15 1909 angelica advocate

Frank Parker aged 71 years died at the county home Tuesday and the remains were sent to his former home in Dalton for burial Mr Parker had means and paid his own way at the home He came there two months ago

1911 COUNTY HOME DEATHS

DATE  NAME  AGE
FEB 8  CAYAD VANHORN 80
FEB 19 JAMES CRAWFORD 47
MARCH 7 CLARK GREEN 60
MARCH 29 CHAS VANSLYKE 54
APRIL 4 JAMES WILSON 30
APRIL 12 LORINDA JAMISON 87
APRIL 14 BETSEY RICH 85
APRIL 15 SARAH J POTTER 81
APRIL 19 SARAH POTTER 81
MAY 24 THOMAS LEWIG 71
JUNE 9 GERTRUDE WHITIKER 74
JULY 26 MARY BARBER 59
AUG 24 EPHRAIM BENTLEY 78
SEPT 13 FRED WESCHEL 80
OCT 25 SARAH SEWARD 84
NOV 12 HERBERT TAYLOR 60
DEC 27 JOHN FOSTER 78

1912

Two deaths at the county home
Mary Fanning died at the county home at angelica last week today aged 77
The remains were sent to Cuba for burial

----er Riley aged 54 dropped dead as he was starting from the county home for church last week _____y
Heart disease was the cause   ---------death the remains were buried in scio

Maria Crandall aged 86 years died at the county home on march 21st


Lemuel Clark for years a resident of west almond died at the county home Saturday Dec 28 1912
He was 79 years old

1913 COUNTY HOME DEATHS
DATE NAME  AGE
Jan 10 1913 MARY JANE ROOT 70
Jan 20 JOHN WARD 41
FEB 4 JOHN D ROBINSON 77
FEB 5 LOUISA BROWN 79
FEB 26 RALPH W WILLEY 18
APRIL 5 GEORGE APSEY 80
APRIL 21 MEARLE RICE 17
APRIL 26 ELIZABETH LAFFERTY 68
JULY 10 MARGARET MCTIGHE 87
SEPT 9 EMMA MARGESON 64
OCT 20 DENNIS BURNS 80
OCT 25 ALBERT “STUB” RODGERS 60
DEC 15 W M BERRY 53


ALBERT RODGERS, AGED 60 YEARS DIED AT THE COUNTY HOME LAST SATURDAY MORNING. BURIAL WAS SUNDAY AFTERNOON IN THE COUNTY HOME CEMETERY.
MR RODGERS WAS BETTER KNOWN AS “STUB” AND HAS BEEN AT THE HOME SOME 35 YEARS COMING FROM STANDARDS.

DENNIS BURNS DIED AT THE HOME ON MONDAY AT THE AGE OF 80 YEARS HE RECENTLY ‘FELL THROUGH A SCAFFOLDING AND HIS DEATH WAS THE RESULT OF INJURIES SUSTAINED. THE BODY WAS TAKEN TO BELFAST FOR BURIAL.

1914 COUNTY HOME DEATHS

ROBERT DUNNNING AGED 73 DIED AT THE COUNTY HOME ON FEB 7TH BURIAL WAS IN ANGELICA CEMETERY
NANCY SMITH AGED 89 DIED AT THE COUNTY HOME ON FEB 9 BURIAL WAS IN THE COUNTY HOME CEMETERY
ALEXANDER HOARD AGED 74 YEARS DIED AT THE COUNTY HOME ON TUESDAY NIGHT THE REMAINS WERE TAKEN TO ANDOVER THIS MORNING FOR BURIAL.

DATE NAME AGE
JAN 7 ROXA HITCHCOCK 87
JAN 22 HENRY ADAMS 72
FEB 7 ROBERT DUNNING73
FEB 9 NANCY SMITH 89
FEB 18 ALEXANDER HOARD 74
FEB 19 ANDREW J MACK 63
FEB 24 BENTLEY CLARK 75
MARCH 23 JAMES PARTRIDGE 82
MARCH 24 JASON BROWN 72
APRIL 15 JUILUS NAFFLU 63
APRIL 19 MELISSA CLARK 86
MAY 28 ORVILLE CORISH 84
JULY 31 ORSON SWEET 83
AUG 2 WILSON C ROGERS 76
SEPT 2 JEMMY PINKERTON 52
SEPT 21 LOUISE PARKER 42
OCT 10 WILLIAM WHITNEY 72
OCT 29 MARY C O’NEIL 91


Roxy Hitchcock aged 87 years died at the county home on Jan 9th
She was a native of west almond. Her father being Augustus Patridge
The remains were taken to West Almond for Burial on Sunday


On Wednesday occurred the death of Mrs Orreilla Cornish at the county home.
Burial at the Whitesville Friday.

Mrs Aurelia Cornish a former resident of Whitesville died at the county home at angelica May 27 Burial was at Whitesville.



1916 COUNTY HOME DEATHS

DATE NAME AGE

JAN 2 NELIA HARDY 66
FEB 9 JOHN KINDORF 58
FEB 19 WILLIAM TRACT 76
FEB 26 G B MUNGER 80
APRIL 12 EMMA STINSON 75
JULY 5 TIMOTHY SULLIVAN 66
JULY 7 GEORGE EISIP 32
JULY 9 GEORGE W RESBROD 74
JULY 10  CORDELIA BEARDSLEY 79
AUG 14 RICHARD BOURKE 75
AUG 20 LORENZO GLEASON 79
OCT 4 DAVID GIBBS 65
NOV 2 LARINA HYER 70



Eunice Stimson aged 75 years died April 12 1916 at the county home
The remains were taken to Centerville for Burial

COUNTY HOME DEATH 1917

DATE NAME AGE
JAN 18 ELLIOTT MARGESON 84
FEB 22 FRANK SIMONS 58
FEB 23 DANIEL WELCH 86
MARCH 15 ALDEN HERRICK 63
MARCH 16 GEORGE L WORDEN 81
APRIL 13 SPENCER R FRANKLIN 86
MAY 5  SAMUEL SLATER 86
MAY 15 AMHERST JOHNSON 79
JUNE 27 JOHN MULVERRY 57
JULY 9 DWIGHT SPARKS 60
SEPT 21 LORENA C BROWN 75
OCT 8 SUSAN DEGROFF 82
OCT 15 ELIZA ARIA 90
OCT 18 ABRAHAM KELLOGG 62
OCT 23 WILLIAM C TOWNSEND 58
DEC4 THOMAS DUNIGAN 98
DEC 30 JEROME DIAMON 86


ALDEN HERRICK OF CENTERVILLE DIED AT THE COUNTY HOME ON MARCH 15TH AGED 63  YEARS BURIAL WAS IN THE COUNTY HOME CEMETERY

GEORLGE L WORDEN AGED 81 YEARS DIED AT THE COUNTY HOME ON MARCH 16TH BURIAL WAS IN THE HOME CEMETERY

Samuel Slater aged 86 years died at the county home on May 5th The remains were taken to Oramel for burial

Lorena c Brown died at the county Home Sept 21 aged 74 years burial was in the Cartwright cemetery at Andover.

There were seventeen deaths at the county home at angelica during the past year. The highest number of deaths in any one month occurred during oct. while there were none at all during august and November. The oldest person to die was Thomas dunigan aged 98 years  the youngest was john mulberry aged 57.
12 of the 17 to die were past 75.

1918 COUNTY HOME DEATHS

DATE NAME AGE
FEB 3 ELMER BROWN 57
FEB 5 JOHN PRICE 66
FEB 28 GEORGE DAVIS 86
MARCH 14 LYDIA SPENCER 91
APRIL 4 ANGELINE LARROW 70
APRIL 23 GEORGE LOWNEY 69
JUNE 5 JACK STEWART 61
JUNE 10 FRANCES DICKENS 69
JUNE 11 HENRY WILSON 76
JUNE 22 LOREN GILLETT 70
SEPT 1 EDNA PERRY 47
SEPT 3 NELSON SELOVER 87
SEPT 18 JOSEPH ASHBAUGH 74
NOV 30 CYNTHIA BOYLAN 83


Angelina Larrow died at the county home on April 4th Burial was at Hartville Hill


Angelica Sept  5 Edna Perry aged 47 years died at the county home Monday she was brought to the home last week Thursday and was suffering with tuberculosis the remains were taken to Andover for burial.


1920 COUNTY HOME DEATHS
DATE NAME AGE
JAN 17 JEFFERSON DYKE 65
FEB 2 SAMUEL WESEM? 85
FEB 8 NELSON PRYOR 84
MAY 11 MICHAEL PRICE 73
MAY 23 EDWARD PHLLIPS 69
SEPT 8 WILLIAM LAFFERTY 55
SEPT 9 ROYAL TIFFANY 43
SEPT 25 HARVEY YAW 71
DEC 29 JAMES YOUGLING 71

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