Jerome Megee of Tinton Falls died of paralysis at midnight on Sunday night. He was 77 years old. On Sunday morning while cleaning his horse he was seized with a paralytic stroke. He was carried to the house and died without regaining consciousness.
Mr. Magee was born and brought up in Holmdel township. He farmed there for several years and then bought the Peter Smock place at Brookdale, which he afterward sold to the late D. D. Withers. He then went to Tinton Falls, where he bought a farm from Daniel Polhemus. He had lived there ever since.
Mr. Magee was married twice. His first wife was a Willett, her home being in Middletown township. She was a sister of Thomas Willett of Scobeyville and of John Willett of Glendola. His second wife was a Miss Throckmorton of Long Branch. He leaves four sons by his first wife and two sons by his second wife. The sons are James of Oceanic, Eugene, Jerome, William and Henry of Tinton Falls, and George K. Megee of Eatontown. The funeral was held at the house this afternoon at two o’clock and the body was buried in the Holmdel cemetery.
(Please note the Magee / Megee spellings are as used in the original article)
Source: Red Bank Register, Wednesday, Mar 26, 1902