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Mary Selleck

    Mrs. Mary Selleck

      Mrs. Mary Selleck, widow of the late Sands Selleck, who at one time kept the Atlantic hotel, of this place, died of pneumonia, on Monday, in New York city, at the residence of her youngest daughter, Mrs. James R. Day, with whom she had been making her home of late. Mrs. Selleck was born in Scotland, but came over to Canada with her father, when a young child. After spending a few years there she came to the United States and in 1865 settled in Keyport. She was 68 years of age. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Fred. F. Armstrong, of Keyport, Mrs. B. F. S. Brown, of Matawan, and Mrs. James R Day, of New York city. One son, Charles, died several years ago.

      The funeral took place, yesterday afternoon, at 2:30 o'clock, from the residence of Mrs. Armstrong, Rev. Henry S. Van Woert officiating; interment is in Green Grove cemetery.

      Keyport Weekly, 16 March 1906

      Mrs. Mary Selleck, widow of Sands Selleck of Keyport, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. James R. Day, in New York on Monday from pneumonia, after an illness of about two weeks. Mrs. Selleck leaves three daughters, Mrs. F. F. Armstrong of Keyport, Mrs. B. F. S. Brown of Matawan and Mrs. James R. Day. The remains were taken to Keyport Tuesday and the funeral services were held at the residence of Mrs. Armstrong Thursday at 2:30 o'clock, Rev. Mr. Van Woert officiating. Interment in Green Grove Cemetery.

      Matawan Journal, March 15, 1906

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