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Obituaries   >   New Jersey   >   November 4,   1896

Died in a Barn.

John Caruthers, a man about 45 years old, was found dead in Mrs. Charles Reese's barn at Seabright last Saturday week. Caruthers was last seen going into the barn the day before.


John Cullington.

John Cullington died at the home of his son William Cullington, on South street, early this morning. He was taken sick about two months ago and his right side became paralyzed. Previous to this he enjoyed good health and was very active for a man of his years. Mr. Cullington was born at Liverpool, England, on September 8th, 1819. He came to this country in 1854 and settled in Connecticut. In 1873 he moved to Red Bank. He had been engaged in the tobacco business all his life. When he came to Red Bank he opened a tobacco store with his son William under the firm name of John Cullington & Son. About eighteen months ago he retired from the firm. He leaves two sons, Samuel J. and William Cullington, both of Red Bank. His funeral will be held on Friday afternoon at two o'clock.

Miss Jemima White.

Miss Jemima White died at the home of Mrs. Hannah M. Andrews at Little Silver on Friday night, aged 76 years. Her death was caused by pneumonia and she had been sick about three weeks. About a year ago she fell from a chair and injured her thigh, and after the accident she had to use crutches. She was the daughter of the late Timothy White. She was born at the old White homestead at Little Silver, and had lived at Little Silver all her life. Her funeral was held on Monday from the home of her brother, Timothy White, Sr. The interment was in the cemetery at Rumson.

Mrs. Rebecca Clay Clark.

Mrs. Rebecca C. Clark, eldest daughter of Mrs. Elizabeth Clay of Red Bank, died at Fair Haven yesterday, aged 52 years and two months. Mrs. Clark was born in New York. She was married November 20th, 1870, to George Anson Clark of New York City. Mr. Clark died two years after the marriage, leaving his widow and one child. The child died when it was four years old. The burial will take place in Christ churchyard, Shrewsbury.

John Gavin.

John Gavin, a former resident of Holmdel, died at his home at 263 Madison street, Brooklyn, on Monday, aged eighty years. He was a tailor and was engaged in this business until about ten years ago. He was married in 1859 to Miss Hannah C. Croxson of Red Bank, who, with eight children, survives him.

Albert J. Roop.

Albert J. Roop died of typhoid fever and consumption at the home of his grandmother, Mrs. Elizabeth C. Roop, on White street last Thursday, aged 27 years. He had been sick for a long time. His funeral was held Saturday afternoon.


  • BECKER - At Long Branch, on Sunday, October 25th, Mollie, daughter of Mrs. Freda Becker, aged 10 years.

  • BERRY - At Long Branch, on Monday, October 26th, Mrs. Sarah A. Berry, aged 56 years.

  • CARUTHERS - At Seabright, on Saturday, October 24th, John Caruthers, aged 50 years.

  • CLARK - At Fair Haven, on Tuesday, November 3d, Mrs. Rebecca Clay Clark, aged 52 years and 2 months. Funeral private.

  • CULLINGTON - At Red Bank, on Wednesday, November 4th, John Cullington, aged 77 years.

  • FITZGERALD - At Asbury Park, on Friday, October 30th, Michael Fitzgerald, aged 40 years.

  • HAVILAND - At West Farms, on Saturday, October 24th, Mary E., wife of John Haviland, aged 54 years.

  • KIRWIN - At Freehold, on Tuesday, October 27th, Mary, wife of Walter Kerwin, aged 27 years.

  • ROOP - At Red Bank, on Thursday, October 2 9th, Albert J. Roop, aged 27 years.

  • VOORHEES - At Brielle, on Thursday, October 29th, Hendrick Voorhees, aged 70 years.

  • WHITE - At Little Silver, on Friday, October 30th, Miss Jemima White, aged 76 years.

    Wills and Estates:

    Two Wives Get the Whole of Their Husband's Property.

    The will of Michael Phelan of Long Branch, who died recently, left to his wife, Ann Phelan, $200 a year during her life and the payment of her funeral expenses. Rev. William P. Cantwell was appointed executor. He was directed to sell all of the real estate and personal property and to invest the proceeds for the payment of Mrs. Phelan's annuity. At Mrs. Phelan's death all the remaining property goes to the church of Our Lady Star of the Sea. Mr. Phelan's real estate is valued at $1,500 and his personal property at $50.

    Peter V. B. Demarest of Asbury Park left everything of which he died possessed to his wife, Louise Demarest. She is the executrix of the estate.

    Theodore Ashmore, also of Asbury Park, left all his property to his wife, Hannah Maria Ashmore. His real estate is estimated at $3,000 and his personal property at $500.

    Mrs. Emeline Eastwood of Long Branch left to her son, Enos Eastwood, her one- half interest in her house and lot on Rockwell avenue, Long Branch. Should he marry and have children, the property is to go to them, but if he should not marry the property goes to his sister, Mrs. William H. Campbell. All of Mrs. Eastwood's personal property is left to her son except her money, credits and clothing. This is left to her sister. Mrs. Eastwood left an estate valued at $6,000 in real estate and $2,000 in personal property.

    William E. Arrowsmith has been appointed administrator of the estate of the late Daniel Lewis; Peter Stout, Jr., administrator of the estate of the late Peter Stout, Sr., and Maria L. Hance administratrix of the estate of the late George Hance of Red Bank.

    Source: Red Bank Register, November 4, 1896

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