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Peter Couse, of Farmingdale, died very suddenly on Sunday morning of last week at the house of friends in Deckertown, N.J. where he was paying a visit. He was suffering from no ailment and was seemingly in the best of health until a half hour before his death. Death was pronounced to have resulted from softening of the brain. caused by close application to business. The deceased had for many years been one of the leading merchants of Farmingdale.
Source: Red Bank Register Wednesday, July 6, 1887