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Obituaries   >   New Jersey   >   March 13,   1895


John W. Golden.

John W. Golden died suddenly of apoplexy at his home near Colt's Neck on Sunday. He was a carpenter and worked in his shop the day before his death. When he returned home Saturday afternoon he said he felt very tired and went to his room. During the night he was taken sick and Dr. Beach was sent for. He seemed to be sinking gradually until a short time before the physician arrived when he revived and remarked that he felt better. He shortly after fell asleep and never awoke. His death occurred at twenty minutes to four o'clock. Mr. Golden was born in Atlantic township and was 62 years old. He was a son of Abram Golden, who died twenty years ago. He never married, Miss Laura Bartleson keeping house for him. He was a staunch Republican, having been a hard worker for the party. He leaves three brothers and one sister-Matthias of Trenton, Joseph of Scobeyville, and Thomas of Locust Point, and Mrs. M. E. Sheppard of Asbury Park. The funeral services were held at the house this afternoon at one o'clock and at the Colt's Neck church at two o'clock. The interment was in the Colt's Neck cemetery.

Elisha E. Lloyd.

Elisha E. Lloyd, for a number of years on the police force of Chicago, died from a complication of diseases at that place on Monday of last week, aged 55 years. He was born in Long Branch and went to Chicago when he was fifteen years old. He joined the police force in 1871 and was sergeant, lieutenant and captain, and organized the patrol hunt which captured the South Chicago bank robbers. He was then retired. He was a member of the Illinois volunteers and was a prisoner in Libby prison. His wife and two children, Hattie and Lyman, and two brothers and four sisters, who are William L. and Robert Lloyd, Mrs. Hannah Holston, Mrs. John Pierce, Mrs. George Morris and Mrs. Sarah Carley, survive him.

James Zerga.

James Zerga, a Red Bank fuiterer, who kept a store near the corner of Front and Broad streets for several years, died on Sunday night at eleven o'clock at his home on Mechanic street. He was 52 years old. He was taken sick about a week previous to his death and his weakened constitution was unable to ward off pneumonia, a disease which often follows the grip. Mr. Zerga was a native of Italy. He was an honest and upright citizen and a square business man. In politics he was a Republican. He was married twice, leaving three children by each wife. His second wife also survives him. The funeral was held this morning at Vineland and the burial took place there.

Robert A. Morris.

Robert A. Morris died of dropsy and heart trouble at Oceanport last Thursday, aged 55 years. He had been sick for some time with consumption. His wife survives him. The funeral services were held at the house on Saturday at two o'clock and the burial was made at West Long Branch.

William wood.

William Wood died suddenly at Keansburg on Monday of last week, aged 83 years. He had lived at that place for a number of years. Mr. Wood was married twice, the first time in California, to a Spanish woman. His second wife and Mrs. W. W. Ramsay, a daughter by his first wife survive him.

Mrs. John Nochton.

Mrs. John Nochton died of the grip at Belford last Friday, aged 84 years. She was the daughter of John Keeghan. Her husband and an adopted child survive her. The funeral was held at the New Monmouth Catholic church on Monday at ten o'clock.

Mrs. Emma D. Tilton.

Mrs. Emma d. Tilton, wife of Capt. George W. Tilton, died of heart failure at Keyport, aged 39 years and 10 months. She had been sick for some time with the grip. She was the daughter of Mrs. William H. Dawson. Her husband survives her.

Mrs. Emeline Potter.

Mrs. Emeline Potter of Keyport died at the residence of her sister, Mrs. Zebulon Roberts, on Friday, March 1st, aged 50 years. She had been to church Thursday night and went to bed as usual. The next morning she was found on the floor in her bedroom in an unconscious condition and died soon after. Mrs. Potter was the widow of Joel Potter.

John Knowlan.

John Knowlan died at the home of his son-in-law, Theodore Sniffin, in West Red Bank last Wednesday, aged 75 years. Three children survive him. The funeral was held at eleven o'clock on Saturday and the burial was made at Fair View.


  • BUTLER - At Mauch Chunk, Pa., Mrs. Anna R. Butler, formerly of Ocean Grove, aged 74 years.

  • BROWN - At Asbury Park, on Monday, March 4th, Lilian Brown, aged 4 years.

  • BREWSTER - At Long Branch, on Saturday, March 2d, Albert Brewster, aged 52 years.

  • BROWN - At Eatontown, on Thursday, March 7th, Mrs. Charles Brown, aged 62 years.

  • COHEN - At Freehold, on Tuesday, March 4th, infant child of Aleck Cohen, aged 11 months.

  • COX - At Manasquan, on Tuesday, March 5th, Mrs. Martha Cox, aged 79 years.

  • DISBROW - At Matawan, on Tuesday March 5th, Elijah Disbrow, aged 80 years.

  • GARRISON - At Asbury Park, on Saturday, March 2d, John Garrison, aged 33 years.

  • GOLDEN - Near Colt's Neck, on Saturday March 9th, John W. Golden, aged 62 years, 5 months and 17 days.

  • KNOWLAN - At Red Bank, on Wednesday, March 6th, John Knowlan, aged 75 years.

  • LLOYD - At Chicago, on Monday, March 4th, Elisha E. Lloyd, formerly of Long Branch, aged 55 years.

  • MORRIS - At Oceanport, on Thursday, March 7th, Robert Morris, aged 60 years.

  • MORRIS - At Jersey City, on Saturday, march 2d, Bessie Berrian Todd Morris, formerly of Freehold, aged 20 years.

  • NOCHTON - At Belford, on Friday, March 8th, Mrs. John Nochton, aged 34 years and 6 months.

  • POTTER - At Keyport, on Friday, March 1st, Mrs. Emeline Potter, aged 59 years.

  • TILTON - At Keyport, on Saturday, March 2d, Mrs. Emma D. Tilton, aged 59 years and 10 months.

  • WOOD - At Keansburg, on Monday, March 4th, William Wood, aged 83 years and 6 months.

  • WEST - At Long Branch, on Monday, March 4th, Elva D. West , aged 5 months and 15 days.

  • ZERGA - At Red Bank, on Sunday March 10th, James Zerga, aged 52 years.
    Two Seamen Drowned.

    Harry Johnson and John Solverson, of the crew of the fishing schooner Edward M. Hartshorn, were drowned off Long Branch on Monday of last week. They were working in a dory when it capsized and they sank before help could reach them.

    Source: Red Bank Register, March 13, 1895

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