Vermont Obituaries - Burlington Free Press - April 2, 1914


William B. McCarty.

William B, McCarthy died Tuesday morning at 2:15 o'clock at his home at 193 St. Paul street after seven months of ill health with organic trouble.   He had, however, been confined to his bed only for periods of a few days each.   Since an operation a year ago he never regained his health and for the past six months had been able to be out but little.   His suffering was borne with fortitude.

Mr. McCarty was born at Belleville, Upper Canada, 56 years ago last January 5, the son of Henry and Ann (Dolan) McCarty.   His parents moved to Burlington when he was still an Infant.   On November 25, 1884, he married Miss Jane N. Donlin of this city.   Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons, William D. McCarty and George W. McCarty of this city, and by one daughter, Mrs. Thomas Magner of Bangor, Me.; by three brothers, E. J. McCarty of Leadville, Colo., Henry McCarty of Denver. Colo., and James D. McCarty of this city.

Mr. McCarty was a member of the Plattsburgh, N. Y. Elks.   He was a member of the famous old Barnes Hose company that many years ago won the world's championship belt at Chicago.

The funeral services will be held this morning at nine o'clock at St. Mary's Cathedral and the burial will be in St. Joseph's cemetery.

(Note that McCarty vs. McCarthy spelling is as it appeared in the newspaper)

Mrs J. P. Seguin.

Mrs J. P. Seguin died at about eight o'clock Sunday morning at the Mary Fletcher hospital, following an operation performed there Wednesday.   She was 49 years of age.

Melinda Young was married to Mr. Seguin 32 years ago at Rouses Point, N. Y.   They moved to this city from Plattsburgh about 12 years ago.   Besides her husband, Mrs. Seguin is survived by six sons, Joseph of Seattle, Wash., John Emery, Frank. and Clarence of this city and Frederick of Newark, N. J., and by two daughters, Camilla and Ruth, both of this city.   A large circle of friends in this city and Rouses Point will mourn the loss of Mrs. Seguin.

Mrs. Carrie Schultz.

Mrs. Carrie Schultz died at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Brotherds, at 148 South Champlaln street Friday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock following a year's illness with gastritis.   Besides her parents, Mrs. Schultz is survived by one sister, who is now living in Easton, Mass.   The funeral was held Monday at nine o'clock at St. Joseph's Church, with interment in Mt. Calvary cemetery.


New Hampshire Prelate Had Been In Charge of Diocese for 43 Years.

The Right Reverend William Woodruff Nlles, bishop of New Hampshire, died at Concord on Tuesday, after a few days' serious illness following on a long period of infirmity.   Bishop Nlles was in his 82nd year, and was next to the presiding bishop (Dr. Tuttle of Missouri) in seniority of consecration among the bishops in the Episcopal Church, having become bishop of New Hampshire in 1870, going there from a professorship in Trinity College, Hartford.

Dr. Nlles was born at Hatley in Canada, and spent his summer at a family home on Lake Memphremagog, just across the Vermont line from Newport.   He was one of Bishop Hall's consecrators in St. Paul's Church in 1894, and is succeeded by his ?coadjutor?, Dr. Parker who preached the sermon at the consecration of Bishop Weeks a year ago.


BURRITT - In Minneapolis, Minn., March 30, 1914, aged 76 years, Clarissa Lake, wife of the late Andrew J, Burritt of Shelburne, Vt.

Funeral at M. E. Church, Shelburne, Friday at 2:30 p. m.

STACKPOLE - In Everett, Mass.. March 31st, Apphlia L. Stackpole, widow of Henry R. Stackpole, formerly of Montpelier, Vt.

Funeral services at the home of her daughter, Mrs. George H. Ford, 298 Ferry street, Everett, Mass,, Thursday, April 2nd, at 2:30 p. m.

Prayer at Green Mountain cemetery chapel at two o'clock Friday, April 3rd.   Relatives and friends invited.

Source = The Burlington Free Press and Times; Thursday, April 2, 1914, Page 5 Columns 3 and 4



Waterbury Woman Had Been Ill in Morrisville since Attending Broththers Golden Wedding.

Waterbury, March 30. Mrs. Betsy Boyce, widow of the late Hiram Boyce, died at Morrisville to-day after an illness of two weeks of pneumonia and a complication of diseases.   She had been ill since she went to Morrisville to attend her brother's golden wedding.   Mrs. Boyce was born here June 28, 1839.   She was married to Hiram Boyce of East Warren in 1860.   Mr. Boyce was a prominent merchant of this village and died here in 1897.   The body will be brought here for burial Thursday afternoon at two o'clock.   The deceased is survived by two sons and two daughters, W. J. Boyce of Waterbury, with whom she made her home, Guy A. Boyce of Proctor, Mrs. E. F. Savage of Proctor, and Mrs. H. R. Ryford of Malden, Mass.

Irish Patriot Dead.

Dublin, March 31 - Timothy Daniel Sullivan, the Irish patriot, and author of "God Save Ireland," died here today in his 87th year.

Mr. Sullivan, who was a journalist by profession, was a native of Bantry, county Cork.   He was one of the most prominent agitators in favor of home rule for Ireland at the time when the late Charles S. Parnell was in his prime.   For 20 years he was a nationalist member of the House of Commons and for two years in succession, 1886-87, was lord mayor of Dublin.

On one occasion Mr. Sullivan served two months in jail for an offense against tho coercion act and he was prosecuted several times, but escaped punishment.

Mr. Sullivan was a prolific writer of verse and prose.


Italian Is Killed by Interurban Train - Body of Man Found on Central Vermont Right of Way.

Montpelier, March 29. - Fatal accidents occurred in this section last night and this morning.   Joseph Martini, an Italian mason, 25 years of age, was killed by the Interurban train on the Barre branch of the Montpelier & Wells River railroad shortly before six o'clock last evening near the Smith, Whitcomb & Cook plant at North Barre.   The train was on its way to Montpelier.   At this point the track and the highway run close together and there is a crossing.   Martini had been working in Windsor.   He came to Barre a few days ago.   The body was taken to the Hooker undertaking rooms in Barre.

The badly mutilated body of an unknown man was found alongside the tracks of the Central Vermont Railway company at Middlesex at 7:30 o'clock this morning by one of the section men.   It was not far from the grade crossing and near the railroad station.   He was struck by or fell off of one of the night trains.   The body was removed to the undertaking rooms of F. Hall & Co. in Montpelier, to remain for possible identification.   The body was identified this evening as that of John Driscoll, 47, a laborer, who had lived here at times for several years, coming from Keene, N, H.

Robert Hafey was struck by a car on the Barre and Montpelier street railway near Willey street, North Barre, at 9:45 o'clock last night and suffered a compound fracture of the left leg and body bruises.

Source = The Burlington Free Press and Times; Thursday, April 2, 1914, Page 6 Columns 5 and 6