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Obituaries   >   New Jersey   >   July 17,   1895

Killed Like His Father Was.

Henry, the two-year-old son of Mrs. Handschurch of Long Branch, was struck by a train at that place and received such injuries that he died two days later. Two years ago his father, who was a railroad flagman at Long Branch, was killed by a train.


Mrs. Mary E. Wolcott.

Mrs. Mary E. Wolcott died at her home in Eatontown on Sunday afternoon. She was 79 years old and was the wife of John Wolcott. Death was caused by heart disease. She had been in poor health a good many years but had been confined to her bed only a very short time. She was taken down on Wednesday, but seemed to be gaining slowly and it was thought that she would recover until about ten minutes before her death. Although well along in years she had the full used of all her faculties. She was a member of the Friends society. Besides her husband, three children survive her. They are Mrs. Joseph Patterson of Red Bank and Mrs. Garrett C. Morton and Theodore Wolcott of Eatontown. The funeral took place this afternoon, the interment being in the Friends' cemetery at Shrewsbury.

Mrs. Kate Wells.

Mrs. Kate Wells, who lived on Beach street, died at her home on Monday from Bright's disease. She was 52 years old and was the wife of D. C. Wells. She was born in Howard, New York, and moved to Red Bank about a year and a half ago from Vineland, where she had previously lived. Besides her husband, six children survive her, four of whom are grown up. The funeral will take place to-morrow afternoon at one o'clock from the house. The burial will be in Fair View cemetery.

Mrs. James Murphy.

Mrs. James Murphy died at her home in Port Monmouth on Monday of last week, aged 63 years. She had been sick some time with Bright's disease and heart disease, and it was from these causes that death ensued. She leaves a husband and five children. The funeral took place on Wednesday morning from St. Mary's church, New Monmouth, where a solemn high mass was celebrated by Rev. Daniel Geoghegan. The interment was in Mt. Olivet cemetery at Fair View.

Dr. William F. Newing.

Dr. William E. Newing died at Long Branch last Thursday, aged 29 years. Death was caused by jaundice. He was the youngest practicing physician in Ocean township. His widow, who was Miss Eva Jockaway and whom he married about four years ago, survives him.


  • COLES - At Long Branch, on Sunday, July 7th, Lewis, son of John H. Coles, aged 5 months.

  • DAMETZ - At Branchport, on Wednesday, July 10th, Carl, son of Frank Dametz, aged 12 years.

  • FERRY - At Long Branch, on Sunday, July 7th, Oelia, daughter of Sylvester Ferry, aged 8 months and 10 days.

  • KING - At Long Branch, on Tuesday, July 9th, Webster, the infant son of Cooper King.

  • MURPHY - At Harmony, in Middletown township, on Monday, July 8th, Bridget Murphy, aged 68 years.

  • NEWING - At Long Branch, on Thursday, July 11th, William E. Newing, aged 29 years.

  • WELLS - AT Red Bank, on Monday, July 15th, Mrs. Kate Wells, wife of D. C. Wells, aged 52 years.

    Source: Red Bank Register, July 17, 1895

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