Mrs. Harriet (Cann) Cheeseman died of old age on Tuesday of last week at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Lewis Bender of Freehold. Mrs. Cheeseman was 85 years old. She was born in Salem county and was the daughter of Amy and John H. Cann. She married Mrs. Cheeseman in 1847 and he died ten years ago. She was the last of a family of six children. She leaves but one child, the daughter with whom she lived.
Source: Red Bank Register, Wednesday, Feb 7, 1900