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Obituaries - NJ - 1900 - Saxton T. Bloodgood
He Was One of the Pioneers at Atlantic Highlands and was Engaged There in grading and in the Livery Business.
Saxton T. Bloodgood of Atlantic Highlands died in a hospital at Denver, Colorado, on Monday of last week, aged 48 years. Death was caused by nasal
catarrah(sic). He had suffered with the disease a number of years and last fall he went to Colorado in the hope that the climate would prove
beneficial. He continued to grow worse and about a month ago he went to a hospital at Denver for treatment.
Mr. Bloodgood was born at Old Bridge and he learned the blacksmith trade there. When Atlantic Highlands was started he went there and engaged
in the grading and carting business. Later he started a livery stable in connection with his other business and this he continued until last
summer, when he closed out his business on account of failing health. Two sisters survive Mr. Bloodgood, one of whom is Mrs. J. C. Thom of
Atlantic Highlands. The other sister lives at New Brunswick. Mr. Bloodgood was a member of the Masonic, American Mechanics and Knights of
Pythias lodges. He was unmarried. The body was taken to Old Bridge for burial.
Source: Red Bank Register, Wednesday, Dec 26, 1900
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