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Obituaries - NJ - 1901 - Mrs. Christeen (VanBrunt) Bainton
Christeen, wife of John S. Bainton of Borden street, died on Monday, aged 61 years. Her death was caused by sugar diabetes. She had been complaining since Labor day but she did not take to her bed until Saturday.
Mrs. Bainton was the daughter of Ann and Charles VanBrunt and was born at Blue Ball. Her parents are dead. She was married to Mr. Bainton at Middletown on May 26th, 1858, by Rev. J. T. B. Beekman. She had lived at Red Bank nearly all her life. For 36 years she had been a member of the Red Bank Baptist church. She was one of the charter members of the Daughters of Liberty lodge of Red Bank and she had been a member of the King's Daughters since its organization at Red Bank. She was a loving mother, a kind friend and neighbor, and she leaves many friends.
Mrs. Bainton leaves seven daughters and two sons. They are Nellie, wife of Samuel Griscom Woolley; Mary E., Jennie W., Isabel, Bessie, Florence, Freddie and John S. Bainton, Jr., of Red Bank and Margaret, wife of T.H. Stiles of Tuxedo Park, New York. Four sisters and two brothers also survive her. They are Mrs. Henry VanPelt of Branchport, Mrs. Henry Drake and Wallace VanBrunt of Long Branch, Mrs. Isaac VanDorn of Ocean Grove, Mrs. Joseph Douglass of Newark and William VanBrunt of Manasquan.
The funeral will be held at the house at half-past one o'clock on Friday and two o'clock at the Baptist church. The sermon will be preached by Rev. William B. Matteson and he will be assisted by Rev. J.K. Manning of Trenton. The body will be buried in Fair View cemetery.
Source: Red Bank Register, Wednesday, Nov 27, 1901
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