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Obituaries - NJ - 1900 - George A. Whiting
George A. Whiting Dies At Keyport
He Was Formerly in Business at Red Bank - His Death Caused By Paralysis
George A. Whiting died of paralysis yesterday at the home of his son-in-law, Edwin M. Beers of Keyport, aged 76 years. The funeral will be held at
Keyport on Friday afternoon and the body will be buried in Fair View cemetery.
Mr. whiting was born in New York and learned the piano making trade with his father. About forty years ago he came to Red Bank to engage
in the piano business. The business was not a success and Mr. Whiting and Robert R. Mount bought out Samuel W. Thompson's undertaking
business. Mr. Whiting remained in partnership with Mr. Mount about eight years and then withdrew from the firm on account of failing health.
He engaged in building boats for a time, and several years ago he moved to Keyport, where he had since lived. He was a prominent Episcopalian
and had held many offices in that church. While he lived at Red Bank he was member of Navesink fire company. He leaves a widow and five
children. His wife was Miss Theresa A. Patterson of Middletown. The children are Henry Whiting and Joseph Whiting of Red Bank, Mrs. Edwin
M. Beers of Keyport, and Frank Whiting and Miss Laura Whiting of New York.
Source: Red Bank Register, Wednesday, Nov 21, 1900
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