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Obituaries   >   New Jersey   >   June 3,   1896


George K. Walling.

Sidney Walling of Keyport has been afflicted beyond the lot of most men in the deaths of a number of his children, who died of paralysis at comparatively early ages. The last of his children to die from this disease is George K. Walling, his eldest son. He died on Tuesday of last week at the age of 26 years. He had been a cripple for the past twelve years from attacks of this disease, and during most of this time he had been entirely helpless.

Miss Mary W. Stilwell.

Miss Mary Wall Stilwell of Matawan, daughter of the late Samuel Stilwell, died on Monday of last week. She was the last member of her family, three sisters and two brothers having died previously. She was 85 years old, and was born and had lived all her life in the house in which she died. She had been partially blind and in poor health for the past seven years.

Henry Hobart.

Henry Hobart of Marlboro, died on Saturday night of consumption. He had been sick about a year, and had been confined to his bed about six weeks. He had an attack of measles about two months ago, and this hastened his death. He was married and leaves a widow but no children. He was about 22 years old. The funeral was held on Monday at the Brick church.

Mrs. Jane Gordon.

Mrs. Jane Gordon died at Marlboro on Sunday of last week. She was the widow of William Gordon. Her death was caused by consumption. The children she leaves are Charles H. Gordon of Yonkers; George Gordon of Freehold; John F. Gordon of New York city; Mrs. Charles H. Wilson of Colt's Neck, and Miss Lillie M. Gordon of Marlboro.

Alfred Reid

Alfred Reid, son of William Reid, died at his home on Stout street on Sunday, aged 19 years. His death was caused by peritonitis, with which he had been sick for two weeks. His funeral was held from the house this afternoon at one o'clock and the interment was at White Ridge cemetery at Eatontown.

Mrs. Margaret Patten.

Mrs. Margaret Patten, wife of James Patten, died of consumption at West Freehold on Saturday, May 23d, aged 63 years. She leaves four children. They are James and Andrew Patten, who lived at home; William Patten of Freehold and Mrs. George Graham of West Freehold.

Miss Maggie Bedle.

Miss Maggie J. Bedle, eldest daughter of William Bedle of Keyport, died in the insane asylum at Trenton on Saturday of last week. Miss Bedle was 48 years old and had been born at Keyport. Previous to her affliction she had been very active in church and temperance work.

Frank B. Pease.

Frank B. Pease, who was a resident of Red Bank for eight years, died at East Longmeadow, Mass., on Sunday, aged 53 years. His death was caused by pneumonia. While at Red Bank he and his wife made their home with Mrs. R. D. Champlain of Union street.

Mrs. Mary L. Hendricks.

Mrs. Mary L. Hendricks, wife of Mortimer Hendricks of Long Branch, died of congestion of the kidneys on Thursday. She was 43 years old. She was twice married. After the death of her first husband she was for a time reporter on the New York HERALD.

William J. Merrihew.

William J. Merrihew died suddenly at Farmingdale on Monday of last week, aged 68 years. He had been sick a long time but he was around the yard of his house a day or two previous to his death. On Monday morning he was found dead in bed by his family.

John Stanhope.

John Stanhope died at Long Branch on Saturday, May 23d, aged 48 years. His death was caused by cirrhosis of the liver. A widow and two children survive him.


  • ALLEN - At Allenwood, on Sunday, May 24th, Mrs. Mary Allen, aged 83 years.

  • BEDLE - At Trenton, on Saturday, May 23d, Mary J., daughter of William Bedle of Keyport, aged 48 years.

  • DAWSON - At Keyport, on Tuesday, May 26th, Oriebella, wife of Wm. D. Dawson, aged 31 years.

  • GORDON - At Marlboro, on Sunday, May 24th, Mrs. Jane Gordon, aged 48 years and 11 months.

  • HENDRICKS - At Long Branch, on Thursday, May 28th, Mary L., wife of Mortimer Hendricks, aged 48 years.

  • HORNE - At Seaside, on Wednesday, May 27th, Mrs. John Hone, Sr.

  • MERRIHEW - At Farmingdale, on Monday, May 25th, William J. Merrihew, aged 68 years.

  • PATTEN - At West Freehold, on Saturday, May 23d, Mrs. Margaret Patten, aged 63 years.

  • PEASE - At East Longmeadow, Mass., Frank B. Pease, formerly of Red Bank, aged 53 years.

  • REID - At Red Bank, on Sunday, May 31st, Alfred, son of William Reid, aged 19 years.

  • STANHOPE - At Long Branch, on Saturday, May 23d, John Stanhope, aged 48 years and 7 months.

  • WALLING - At Keyport, on Tuesday, May 26th George K., son of Sidney Walling, aged 26 years.

    Source: Red Bank Register, June 3, 1896

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