New Jersey Obituaries - June 22, 1898 - Mrs. Annie M. Champion

Mrs. Annie M. Champion, wife of S. T. Champion of Atlantic Highlands, died last Wednesday of consumption. She was sixty years old and had been sick a long time. A short time ago she underwent an operation in a Philadelphia hospital for stomach trouble. Mrs. Champion built the Portland hotel at Atlantic Highlands. This hotel is said to be one of the finest hotels in the state. She leaves four children. They are Ira and Frank Champion of Ocean City and Ezra and Barton Champion of Atlantic Highlands. The funeral was held on Friday afternoon at the house, and the services was conducted by Rev. Percy Perinchief. The body was taken to Pleasantville, N. J., for burial.

Source: Red Bank Register, Wednesday, June 22, 1898