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Obituaries   >   New Jersey   >   January 2,   1895


Charles Lufburrow.

Charles Lufburrow, Sr., died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Ann Mount, at Navesink, last Friday morning. He was 86 years old and had been sick a long time. He was prominent in church work, and had been a member of the Navesink Methodist church for fifty years. He leaves six living children, three sons and three daughters. His funeral was held on Monday morning at half-past ten o'clock at his late home, and half an hour later at the Navesink Methodist church. The interment was made in Fair View cemetery. He was well-to-do and left a considerable estate. Mr. Lufburrow had always lived in the neighborhood of Navesink, and of late years, after the death of his wife, he had made his home with his daughter, Mrs. Ann Mount. He had always enjoyed excellent health and had led a very active life up to within a short time of his death. His habits were extremely regular, and he had taken a great deal of out-door exercise. He took pride in his farms and had the best horses he could obtain. He retained his faculties to the last and made all the arrangements for his own funeral. He selected as the text from which his funeral sermon was to be preached the last clause of the tenth chapter of Numbers: "Let me die the death of the righteous and let my last end be like his." He also selected they hymns which he wished sung at his funeral and named those whom he would like to have serve as bearers.

Joseph Mount.

Joseph Mount, one of the policemen of Long Branch, died at his home at North Long Branch on Tuesday of last week of typhoid fever after three weeks' sickness. He was 32 years old and leaves a widow and five children. His widow is also sick with typhoid fever and one of the children is sick with scarlet fever. The oldest child is twelve years of age and the youngest ten months. Mr. Mount was a son of John Mount and was born at the Highlands. He was an Odd Fellow and a Red Man, and for a time belonged to Hollywood council of American Mechanics.

George Hance.

George Hance, adopted son of John Brinley of Long Branch City, was found dead in bed at Atlantic Highlands on Monday of last week, where he had been staying for some time. A bottle of laudanum was found in his room and some think he committed suicide. He cut his finger a few days before his death and it is probable that he used the laudanum on the wound. He was an inveterate cigarette smoker and used to smoke in bed when he would wake up at night. He died penniless and a subscription of about $45 was taken up to bury him.

Miss Ellen Holmes.

Miss Ellen Homes, one of the oldest residents of Shrewsbury, died at the old Holmes homestead on Sunday night at ten o'clock. She was about 85 years old and made her residence with Charles M. Morris, who had charge of the homestead property. She leaves a brother and sister, Russell Holmes and Mrs. William Lippincott, both of Little Silver. The funeral was held at Christ church this afternoon at two o'clock and the burial took place in the church yard.

Walter F. VanGeison.

Dr. Walter F. VanGeison, son of Francis VanGeison, Jr., died at Keyport on Saturday December 22d, aged 26 years. He had been sick with consumption of the bowels for about six months. He was very ambitious and the cause of his disease was overwork at college and subsequent efforts to establish himself in business. He was a dentist and had two business places in Brooklyn. He was engaged to be married.

Mrs. Elizabeth J. Beebe.

Mrs. Elizabeth J. Beebe, wife of Captain James D. M. Beebe of Long Branch City, died last Wednesday from a complication of diseases, aged 52 years. She had been sick two years. She leaves three children, two sons and one daughter. The children are James and Charles Beebe and Mrs. Lizzie Goff of East St. Louis, Ill.

Mrs. Margaret Boice.

Mrs. Margaraet Boice, widow of Tice Boice, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Hulsart, at Marlboro, last Wednesday, aged 62 years. She took cold while attending the funeral of her son-in-law, Dayton Hulsart, a few days before. This terminated in an attack of pleurisy, causing her death.

Mrs. Elizabeth Parker.

Mrs. Elizabeth Parker died last Thursday at her home near Oceanport, in her 82d year. She was the wife of John C. Parker and her husband and three children survive her. The children are William Parker and Mrs. Hunt of Long Branch and Miss Mary Parker.

Martin Conry.

Martin Conry, keeper of the toll-gate on the Marlboro turnpike, died on Christmas day, aged 76 years. He was a hard-working, industrious man and leaves a wife and a number of children, all grown up.

Mrs. Catharine Scheidt.

Mrs. Catherine Scheidt died at Farmingdale on Monday of last week of paralysis, aged 55 years. She was born in Germany and leaves a husband and five children.


  • ANDERSON - At Keyport, on Tuesday, December 25th, Ella M., daughter of George Anderson, aged 2 years, 4 months and 24 days.

  • ANDERSON - At Seabright, on Monday, December 24th, Lily C. Anderson, aged 3 years, 6 months and 4 days.

  • BARMORE - At Asbury Park, on Sunday, December 23d, Michael Barmore, aged 57 years.

  • BEEBE - At Long Branch City on Wednesday, December 26th, Mrs. Elizabeth J. Beebe, aged 52 years.

  • BOICE - At Marlboro, on Wednesday, December 26th, Margaret, widow of Tice Boice, aged 62 years.

  • CONRY - Near Marlboro, on Tuesday, December 25th, Martin Conry, aged 76 years.

  • DANGLER - At Eatontown, on Monday, December 24th, Mrs. Charlotte Dangler, aged 78 years.

  • HAMILL - At Newark, on Saturday, December 22d, Mrs. Jane F. Hamill, aged 80 years.

  • HANCE - At Atlantic Highlands, on Monday, December 24th, George Hance, aged 24 years.

  • HEPBURN - At Freehold, on Sunday, December 23d, Andrew D. Hepburn, aged 50 years.

  • HOLMES - At Shrewsbury, on Sunday, November 30th, Ellen Holmes, aged 85 years.

  • LUFBURROW - At Navesink, on Friday, December 28th, Charles Lufburrow, Sr., aged 86 years.

  • MILLER - Near Long Branch, on Tuesday, December 25th, Harriet, daughter of Wm. E. Miller, aged 2 months.

  • MOUNT - At North Long Branch, on Tuesday, December 25th, Joseph Mount, aged 32 years.

  • NELSON - At Hazlet, on Saturday, December 23d, Mrs. Ella G. Nelson, aged 89 years.

  • PARKER - Near Oceanport, on Thursday, December 27th, Mrs. Elizabeth Parker, aged 81 years, 8 months and 26 days.

  • SCHEIDT - At Farmingdale, on Monday, December 24th, Mrs. Catharine Scheidt, aged 55 years, 6 months and 14 days.

  • VANGEISEN - At Keyport, on Saturday, December 22d, Dr. Walter F. VanGeisen, aged 26 years, 5 months and 12 days.

    Estates, Wills:

    The Memorial Hospital Will Get Part of It.

    Dr. Joseph W. Taylor of Long Branch, who died about a month ago, left all his surgical instruments to the Memorial hospital, and his library of medical works was also bequeathed to the hospital as the beginning of a hospital library, which was to bear his name. The hospital will also receive the residue of the estate after certain bequests are paid.

    The house and lot where he lived is to go to his aunt, Mary A. Nolan, during her lifetime and is then to go to his brother, James L. Taylor of Dobbs Ferry. His brother and Mrs. Nolan also receive $200 in cash and Mrs. Nolan is to receive whatever death benefits he was entitled to from the lodges and societies of which he was a member.

    He bequeathed $800 to the Free Mason lodge of Long Branch, which is to be spent for a burial plot in Greenwood cemetery, and $100 is bequeathed as a fund for keeping the plot in order. Individual bequests were as follows:

      Mrs. Ada Slocum of Long Branch and Annie Beatty of Asbury Park, $500 each.
      Scudder Woolley, Harry W. Green, Mary A. Slocum, wife of Nelson Slocum, Hannah Slocum, Mrs. Russel West, and Mrs. Wm. Layton of Oakhurst, $70 each.
      Joseph W. Taylor Slocum, Adelaide McLennen and Ellen Buchanan of Astoria, N. Y., $200 each.
      J. R. Wert, watch, chain and Masonic emblem.
      Charles Wilson and William Slocum, his wearing apparel.

    The will was made on Monday, November 26th, and was witnessed by Joseph F. Swannell and R. Jerome VanBrunt.

    Source: Red Bank Register, January 2, 1895

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