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Obituaries   >   New Jersey   >   June 26,   1895

Found Dead.

Felix Hanlon, a stableman employed at Drummond Park, Long Branch, was found lying dead in the stable. He had died of heart disease. He was 48 years old and leaves a widow and three children.


Mrs. Mary E. Hurley.

Mrs. Mary E. Hurley, wife of John Hurley of New York, died at the house of Mrs. Nivison, on Front street, on Thursday of pneumonia. She came to Red Bank from New York about three weeks ago, hoping the change would benefit her health. She was seventeen years old. She leaves beside her husband one son, five months old. A requiem mass was celebrated in St. James's church at nine o'clock on Friday morning and the remains were taken to New York. She was worth about $40,000, which was left to her child in case he lived to be twenty-one, and if he died before that, it was to revert to her husband and her brother.

Benjamin L. Lane.

Benjamin L. Lane of Long Branch, a member of the board of education of that place, died on Saturday, June 15th. He had been in poor health for two years and on the Saturday before his death he was stricken with paralysis. He was the son of Peter Lane, and was born on the Lane homestead, where he died, June 6th, 1840. In 1865 he married Miss Ellen Cook, daughter of Stewart Cook of North Long Branch. His widow, two sons and two daughters, survive him. His oldest daughter, Alice C. Lane was was one of the graduates of the Long Branch public school this year.

Mrs. Maria R. Wood.

Mrs. Maria R. Wood, wife of William Wood, died at her home on Washington street early last Thursday morning. She was 64 years old and had lived at Red Bank for many years. She suffered a stroke of paralysis over two years ago, and since that time had been gradually failing in health. Besides her husband she leaves two daughters, Mrs. J. P. Chadwick and Mrs. E. F. Ackerman. The funeral was held at the house on Saturday afternoon.

Mrs. Joseph C. Conover.

Mrs. Joseph C. Conover died on Friday at the home of her granddaughter, Mrs. Garrett D. Longstreet of Holmdel township. She had been a resident of Holmdel for many years and was 75 years old. Death was caused by an internal tumor. The funeral services were held from the house on Monday afternoon. Rev. Garrett Wyckoff conducted the services. The interment was in old Tennent cemetery.

Scott Throckmorton.

Scott Throckmorton of Wayside died died on Tuesday of last week aged 84 years. He had been sick a long time. He leaves three sons, George W., Charles H. and Borden Throckmorton, and one daughter, Mrs. James Dolan.

Annie Dugan.

Annie Dugan, daughter of Mary and John Dugan of Red Bank, died last Wednesday night of consumption. She had been sick for several months and was fourteen years old.


  • CONOVER - In Holmdel township, on Friday, June 21st, Mrs. Joseph C. Conover, aged 75 years.

  • DUGAN - At Red Bank, on Wednesday, June 19th, Miss Annie Dugan, aged 14 years.

  • HOWARD - At Long Branch, on Thursday, June 20th, Mrs. Julia Howard, aged 51 years.

  • HURLEY - At Red Bank, on Thursday, June 20th, Mrs. Mary E. Hurley, aged 17 years.

  • LANE - At Long Branch, on Saturday, June 15th, Benjamin L. Lane, aged 55 years.

  • REYNOLDS - At Long Branch, on Tuesday, June 18th, Jesse Reynolds, aged 23 years.

  • STEWART - At Keyport, on Monday, June 17th, Mary E. Stewart, aged 23 years.

  • THROCKMORTON - At Wayside, on Tuesday, June 18th, Scott Throckmorton, aged 84 years.

  • VOORHEES - In Freehold township, on Tuesday, June 18th, Tunis Voorhees, aged 82 years, 6 months and 6 days.

  • WOOD - At Red Bank, on Thursday, June 20th, Mrs. Maria R. Wood, aged 64 years.

    Source: Red Bank Register, June 26, 1895

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