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New Jersey Obituaries - 1900 - Gilbert Howland
Gilbert Howland of Brooklyn, who was well known at Red Bank, died of old age last Thursday, aged 85 years. A funeral service was held in Brooklyn on Saturday and another service was held at the Little Silver church on Sunday. The body was buried in the Little Silver burying ground.
Mr. Howland was born at Hamilton, in Wall township. In 1835 he married Miss Mary W. Morrell of that place. For many years he was a landscape gardiner (sic) at Little Silver and an active member of the Methodist church at that place. On the death of his wife about fourteen years ago he went to Brooklyn to live with his daughter, Mrs. Corlies Edwards.
Five daughters and one son survive Mr. Howland. They are Mrs. Albert Pope and Mrs. Lewis M. White of Red Bank and Mrs. Corlies Edwards, Mrs. Annie Maurer, Mrs. William Hoover and Charles Howland of Brooklyn.
Source: Red Bank Register, Wednesday, July 11, 1900
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