New Jersey Obituaries - 1899 - Richard Bowne

Found Dead In His House

Richard Bowne Of Chapel Hill Dies Of Apoplexy

Richard Bowne of Chapel Hill, who lived alone in a little two-room house, was found dead in the house on Thursday morning by his nephew, Charles H. Woodward. Mr. Bowne was last seen alive on Wednesday afternoon by some of the members of the Woodward family. He was then trimming trees about his house. Mr. Bowne was married and leaves a widow and two children. His family did not live with him but made their home in Brooklyn. Mr. Bowne’s death was caused by apoplexy. He was fifty years old and had lived in Middletown township all his life. Hr was a brother of Mrs. Caleb Post and Mrs. Charles M. Woodward of Chapel Hill. The funeral was held on Saturday afternoon at two o’clock, at Mrs. Woodward’s home. The service was conducted by Rev. William Harris of Atlantic Highlands. The pall bearers were Daniel Irwin, Charles Carhart, Daniel Bennett and Ira Antonides, Sr. The body was buried at Fair view cemetery.

Source: Red Bank Register, Wednesday, April 12, 1899