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Obituaries   >   New Jersey   >   December 18,   1895

James Casnor Dead.

James Casnor of Avon, who shot himself with a gun three weeks ago died on Monday of last week. His death was due to an internal hemorrhage, caused by the self-inflicted wound.

Found Dead in the Kitchen.

Mrs. Jetty Conk, wife of George Conk, was found dead at the home on Wallace street this noon by her husband. Mr. Conk had gone home to dinner and on entering the house found his wife lying in a corner in the kitchen. He picked her up and placed her on a sofa in another room and sent for Dr. Warner. The doctor said she had been dead for some hours. Mrs. Conk was about fifty years old.


Lucien Whiting.

Lucien Whiting, who at one time was a commission merchant on the Keyport and New York boats, died at Keyport on Sunday of last week. He was about 72 years old. He was taken sick on the Thursday previous to his death with pneumonia but had no medical assistance until the morning of his death. He owned the house in which he lived, but only occupied one room in it. The remaining five rooms were occupied by four colored families. The only article of furniture in his room was an old mattress. The room was filled with refuse and dirt. The only money found on his person was $4.78. He leaves a daughter who lives in New York. He was buried in Rose Hill cemetery last Wednesday.

Miss Mary Hayes.

Miss Mary Hayes, daughter of Patrick Hayes, died at her home near Fair Haven last Thursday night, aged 28 years. She had been sick a long time with consumption. Her funeral was held in St. James's church on Monday morning. A requiem high mass was celebrated by Rev. James A. Reynolds. The Sodality society, of which Miss Hayes was a member, attended the funeral in a body. The pall-bearers were young women who are members of the society. They are Misses Mildred Hollywood, Katie Ryan, Maggie Quigley, Mary Thompson, Sarah Murphy and Nellie Coleman. The interment was at the Catholic cemetery at Fair View.

Albert B. Hall.

Albert B. Hall, an undertaker at Eatontown for the past twenty-five years, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Breece, at that place, on Saturday. He was 60 years old. His death was caused by spinal meningitis. He was a member of the Odd Fellows and Red Men, and was also an honorary member of the American Mechanics. He leaves one daughter, Mrs. Breece. The funeral was held at the Presbyterian church at Eatontown on Monday and the body was buried at Long Branch. The services were conducted by the Odd Fellows.

Mrs. Eliza J. Beers.

Mrs. Eliza J. Beers died at the home of Miss Angeline Hoffmire on Monmouth street last Wednesday night, aged 70 years. Death was due to heart disease, brought on by nervous prostration, with which she had been sick for a considerable time. She was the widow of Wm. P. Beers. The funeral services were held at the house of Miss Hoffmire on Friday night and were conducted by Rev. Robert MacKellar. The remains were taken to New York on Saturday morning and were interred in Greenwood cemetery.

Aaron P. Springsteen.

Aaron P. Springsteen, an old resident of Keyport, died of pneumonia at the home of his son-in-law, Holmes B. Anderson, at that place on Thursday, December 5th, aged 89 years. He was taken sick about a week before his death. He had lived at Keyport for 44 years. He leaves seven children and including his great-grandchildren he had 121 descendents. He also leaves a sister in Bayonne, who is 86 years old. His funeral was held on Monday of last week from the Reformed church.

Mrs. Lydia A. Scott.

Mrs. Lydia A. Scott, wife of W. Champion Scott died at Fair Haven on Monday aged 44 years. Her death was caused by cancer of the breast and cancer of the stomach. She had been sick for a long time, and for the past six months she had been growing weaker daily. Besides her husband she leaves two daughters. The funeral services will be held at the house to-morrow afternoon at half-past one o'clock.

John Roach.

John Roach, a summer resident of Red Bank, and the father-in-law of James R. Davis, died at his home in Brooklyn yesterday morning.


  • BEERS - At Red Bank, on Wednesday, December 11th, Mrs. Eliza J. Beers, aged 70 years.

  • HAYES - Near Fair Haven, on Thursday, December 12th, Miss Mary Hayes, aged 28 years.

  • HALL - At Eatontown, on Saturday, December 14th, Albert B. Hall, aged about 60 years.

  • ODELL - At Matawan, on Sunday, December 8th, Clara M., wife of Obadiah Odell, aged 29 years.

  • SILVERS - At West Asbury Park, on Tuesday, December 10th, Florence S. Silvers, aged 23 years.

  • SPRINGSTEEN - At Keyport, on Thursday, December 5th, Aaron P. Springsteen aged 89 years.

  • SCOTT - AT Fair Haven, on Monday, December 16th, Miss Lydia A. Scott, aged 44 years.

  • WHITING - At Keyport, on Sunday, December 8th, Lucien Whiting, aged about 72 years.

    Source: Red Bank Register, December 18, 1895

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