Obituaries - NJ - 1901 - Jacob B. Worthley

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Obituaries - NJ - 1901 - Jacob B. Worthley

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Jacob B. Worthley of Little Silver died on Sunday morning of paralysis, after an illness of over two years. He was taken seriously sick on the Tuesday previous to his death. He would have been 38 years old in March. The funeral was held this afternoon at the house. Rev. J. W. Presby of the Little Silver Methodist church conducted the service. The Odd Fellows lodge of Red Bank turned out in a body and the pall bearers were chosen from among the members of the lodge. The body was buried at Little Silver cemetery.

Mr. Worthley was born at Little Silver and was the son of Lewis Worthley. When he was a young man he worked for John T. Lovett. Afterward he was a clerk in the Peters store at Red Bank for two years. About nine years ago he learned the mason trade and worked at that trade with his brothers. His wife, three brothers and five sisters survive him. He had one child, but it died when it was eight months old. The brothers and sisters are Cyrenius, John and Gilbert Worthley, Mrs. Deborah Pope, Miss Libbie Worthley and Miss Lillie Worthley of Little Silver, Mrs. Wesley Hurley of Shrewsbury and Mrs. Calvin Kennell of Red Bank.

Source: Red Bank Register, Wednesday, Jan 30, 1901