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Obituaries - NJ - 1902 - J. T. Beekman Nowland
J. T. Beekman Nowland of Keyport died on Tuesday of last week, aged seventy years. He had been sick with a complication of diseases for a number of years but his death was hastened by a stroke of paralysis. Mr. Nowland was a son of Nancy and Austin Nowland and was born at Morrisville, now known as Everett, in Middletown township. He was twice married. His first wife lived only a short time and he married her sister. His second wife and four children survive him. Mr. Nowland was a blacksmith by trade. He learned his trade with Reid & Craid of Matawan. At the outbreak of the civil war he enlisted in company I of the 29th New Jersey regiment. Upon his return from the war he resumed his old position. A few years afterward he went to work in Theodore Aumack's carriage factory at Keyport, where he remained until forced to quit work on account of failing health.
Source: Red Bank Register, Wednesday, Jan 15, 1902
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