New Jersey Obituaries - August 10, 1898 - Joseph R. Davis

Joseph R. Davis of Colt's Neck died suddenly last Friday night. Mr. Davis was 83 years old and had been in feeble health for some time. On Friday afternoon he was about the village and said he was feeling better than in a long time. Late that night he was taken sick and about eleven o'clock he died. Death was due to heart disease. The funeral was held on Sunday afternoon at the Reformed church, and the burial was at the Colt's Neck cemetery. The service was conducted by Rev. N. J. Smith of Marlboro and Rev. S. R. Cunningham of Colt's Neck. Mr. Davis leaves a widow and four children. The children are Mrs. Judson Francis, Mrs. Charles Strong and Mrs. James Covert of Colt's Neck and Mrs. Nivison of Keyport.

Source: Red Bank Register, Wednesday, August 10, 1898