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Obituaries   >   New Jersey   >   March 4,   1896

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Ezra Woolley.

Ezra Woolley died at Eatontown on Tuesday with maladies incident to old age. He was 78 years old. He was a widower and leaves one son, Timothy Woolley, who lives in the West. Mr. Woolley was born in Eatontown and had been in the confectionery business for a number of years. He was a tailor by trade, but did not do much work at this trade. The body will be buried on Friday in the Friends' burying ground at Shrewsbury. Mr. Woolley was a brother of Forman Woolley, who lately died at Eatontown.

Arthur H. Murphy.

Arthur H. Murphy, who for a number of years had been a pharmacy clerk in the drug store of Kinmonth & Co., at Asbury park, died last Wednesday, aged 33 years. Mr. Murphy was a member of the Asbury Park Wheelmen and of the Order of Heptosophs. The Heptosophs had charge of the funeral. This is the first time this order has had a charge of a funeral in Asbury Park. His wife was paid $1,000 by the Heptosophs yesterday, the amount of insurance he carried in the society.

John R. Perrine.

John R. Perrine died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. C. P. P. Reckless of Freehold, on Thursday morning, aged 84 years. His death was due to paralysis. He was born in Millstone township. At the age of 29 he engaged in farming on a farm in Manalapan township. He lived on this farm until about three years ago, when he moved to Freehold. Mrs. Reckless is the only member of his family surviving him.

Mrs. Eliza J. Harper.

Mrs. Eliza J. Harper, widow of Siddons Harper, died near Little Silver on Monday morning, aged 60 years. Her death resulted from peritonitis. She had been in poor health for the past three years, but had been confined to her bed only three weeks previous to her death. She leaves no children. The funeral takes place this afternoon. The body will be taken to Philadelphia to-morrow for burial.

Thomas Mulholland.

Thomas Mulholland died at Freehold on Sunday of last week, aged 70 years. Mr. Mulholland was born in Antrim county, Ireland. He came to this countree (sp.) in 1852 and settled at Trenton. He had been a resident of Freehold since 1860. He was owner of the Railroad hotel at Freehold. He leaves eight children.

Mrs. Lavinia Bryon.

Mrs. Lavinia B. Bryon, wife of David Bryon of Red Bank, died in a hospital at New York last Wednesday. She was 39 years old. She had suffered with cancer for many years and went to New York for treatment. Six children survive her. Her funeral was held at Brooklyn on Friday.

Henry Brand.

Henry Brand died on Thursday at the home of his nephew, George Howland of Little Silver, aged 67 years. He was a bachelor. His chief occupation was fishing along the coast. The body was buried in the Como cemetery on Sunday.

William H. Schenck.

William H. Schenck died of dropsy at Leonardville on Thursday, aged 78 years. He had been sick over a year. He leaves two daughters, Mrs. Miranda Zernby and Miss Etta Schenck. His funeral was held on Saturday afternoon.

Edward W. Page.

Edward W. Page died at Ocean Grove last Wednesday, aged 79 years. Mr. Page had been ailing for a long time. He leaves a widow, two sons and one daughter.

William V. St. Vincent.

William V. St. Vincent died at Long Branch on Saturday, February 22d, of rheumatic ailments. He was 58 years old. He leaves a widow, a son and a daughter.

Mrs. Amanda Joline.

Mrs. Amanda Joline died at Long Branch City on Friday, aged 68 years. Her death was due to pneumonia. She leaves one child, Henry Joline of Long Branch.

Another Cavanaugh Child Dies.

Katie, the oldest child of Mrs. John H. Cavanaugh of Shrewsbury, died on Friday. Her death was caused by diphtheria. This is the third child Mrs. Cavanaugh has lost in the past month with this disease. Katie was nine years old.

A comedy drama for the benefit of Mrs. Cavanaugh will be given in St. James's hall on Thursday night of next week.


  • BRAND - At Little Silver, on Thursday, February 27th, Henry Brand, aged 67 years.

  • BRYON - At New York, on Wednesday, February 26th, Lavinia B., wife of David Bryon, aged 39 years.

  • CLAYTON - In Howell township, on Wednesday, February 19th, Russel Clayton, aged 6 years.

  • COTTRELL - Near Freehold, on Friday, February 27th, Alice Cottrell, aged 79 years.

  • CAVANAUGH - At Shrewsbury, on Friday, February 28th, Katie, daughter of Mrs. John H. Cavanaugh, aged 9 years.

  • DUNCAN - At Red Bank, on Sunday, March 1st, son of Charles Duncan, aged 8 months.

  • HARPER - Near Little Silver, on Monday, March 2d, Mrs. Eliza J. Harper, aged 60 years.

  • JOLINE - At Long Branch City, on Friday, February 28th, Mrs. Amanda Joline, aged 66 years.

  • LONGSTREET - At Long Branch, on Monday February 24th, May, infant daughter of Charles Longstreet.

  • MURPHY - At Asbury Park, on Wednesday, February 26th, Arthur H. Murphy, aged 33 years.

  • PAGE - At Ocean Grove, on Wednesday, February 26th, Edward W. Page, aged 79 years.

  • PERRINE - At Freehold, on Thursday, February 27th, John R. Perrine, aged 84 years.

  • SCHENCK - At Leonardville, on Thursday, February 27th, William H. Schenck, aged 78 years.

  • St. VINCENT - At Long Branch, on Saturday, February 23d, William V. St. Vincent, aged 58 years.

  • SOLOMON - At Freehold, on Monday, February 24th, John L., son of Orianna O. and A. Ryland U. Solomon

  • TILTON - At Keyport, on Saturday, February 29th, Eusebia, widow of the late Silas Tilton, aged 85 years.

  • THORNE - At Keansburg, on Thursday February 13th, a son of William Thorne, aged 8 months.

  • WOOLLEY - At Eatontown, on Tuesday, March 2d, Ezra Woolley, aged 78 years.

    Wills and Estates:

    Mrs. Mary J. Hastings's Estate.

    The inventory of the personal estate of the late Mrs. Mary J. Hastings of Monmouth Beach, made by the executor, amounts to $336, 125. Of this amount $290,000 is invested in mortgages.

    Source: Red Bank Register, March 4, 1896

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