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1884 Ludington Record Thursday, Jan. 3, 1884
Chas. Wright, by profession a gun smith, died at the residence of Eli Banister, in the First Ward, on Tuesday at 5 o’clock. The funeral services were held at the same place and quite largely attended.
Jan. 10, 1884
The prevailing sickness of children at this time is Whooping Cough Marshall, only child of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Fairbanks, died at their residence on Charles St. last evening, of diphtheria; aged 4 years. Funeral will take place from the residence tomorrow afternoon
Mrs. Jane McArthur, mother of Mrs. George Hollis, at the age of 63 years died at the latter’s residence, in the Second Ward, on Tuesday night, The funeral will take place Friday Afternoon at 2 o’clock.
Rudolph M. Rouck died suddenly at Sell’s camp on Friday last. Deceased was a member of the German Aid Society of this city, who brought the remains here and on Monday placed them in charge of Undertaker Holmquest and sent them to New Albany, Ind. For interment.
Listed in Dec. 1884
At a regular meeting of Echo Lodge No. 31, Sons of Industry, the following preamble and resolutions were unanimously adopted: Whereas – The fell destroyer death ahs entered the precinct of our order and suddenly taken from our ranks Valentine Yockey, a beloved brother and worthy member, thereby leaving a loving family to mourn his untimely end
Resolved – that the heartfelt sympathy and condolence of the officers and members of the above lodge is hereby tendered to the stricken family and friends of our deceased, and Resolved – That a copy of these resolutions be spread upon the record of the lodge, a copy furnished to the city paper , and also sent to the family of the deceased. R.G, Martin, R.Hamilton, Mrs. M. Harrington.
JAN. 17, 1884 No deaths reported
Jan. 23, 1884 Summit news.
John Sullivan, a young man of 25, died of consumption last Sunday afternoon. The funeral services were held at the Catholic church at Ludington last Tuesday and the remains interred in the Catholic Cemetery beside his father who died about three years ago. Deceased was a young man of good habits and disposition. His widowed mother has the deep sympathy of the residents of this township.
Jan. 31, 1884 No deaths reported
Feb. 7, 1884 No deaths reported
Feb. 14, 1884
Robert Jacobson, aged 42, a resident of Victory township, died last Saturday evening, after suffering for the past three months from neuralgia.
Feb. 21, 1884
On Friday morning of last week the funeral of Miss Isabelle, the youngest daughter of ex. Mayo r B. J. Goodsell took place,. The young lady but seven years old and fell victim to consumption. To show their profound sorrow at their loss, her classmates assembled and followed the remains to their last resting place. The funeral cortege was an unusually large one. To say that Mr. and Mrs. Goodsell had the sympathy of their friends would be but to express the feelings of the community very feebly indeed. Her class mates have passed the following resolutions of condolence which are sincerely and sorrowfully concurred in the older portion of the community.
February 28, 1884 Nothing
Mar. 6, 1884
Alfred Goodenough, aged 25 years died at the home of his parents last Saturday. He suffered with consumption for about three years and had been failing rapidly for some time. The funeral took place from the M.E. church and the services were conducted by Rev. E.F. Newel. The sorrowing parents have the sympathy of the entire community In their bereavement.
March. 13, 1884 No deaths recorded
March 20, 1884
On Thursday, March 5, Mr. M.P. Crampton and A.P. Marsh were falling a maple tree about two feet in diameter . When nearly down it commenced to split, Mr. Marsh ran out of the way of danger and called to Mr. Crampton, who started to run, but was struck by the tree and bore to the ground. He lived about one hour and was conscious all the time. He sent for a magistrate, that he might make his will but was dead before the will was completed. His funeral was held on Saturday, and was largely attended. Mr. Crampton settled in Eden about two years ago and was a very valuable resident of the town. The greatest sympathy is expressed on all sides for his wife. They had many friends. Sadness
Miss. Thayer, the young lady who has been such a sufferer from rheumatism during the past two years was buried last Monday. The funeral services we conducted by Rev. R. Keys in the Congregational church.
Coroner Shackleton held an inquest over the body of a Canadian named Boulanger yesterday and rendered a verdict of suicide by poison. It appears that Boulanger became despondent over the loss of wages several months ago, and want of employment subsequently.
He called at Dr. Greiner’s office yesterday afternoon and told him that he had taken poison but showed no symptoms of having done so and was not believed. After leaving the office he went to the rail road track near Haskell Bros. planning mill and lay down with his head on the rail.
He was found three suffering from the effects of the poison and taken to his house. Dr. Greneir was called and insisted on knowing what he had of taken. A box of Rough on Rats’ was found in his pocket and he confessed to having eaten a portion of the contents. He died a few hours after and leaves a wife and two children . He was 37 years old.
March 27, 1884
Mrs. Allen, wife of the foreman of the clothes pin department of Aldrich a & Brayman’s factory, died at her home in Custer, Sunday, March 16. Mr. and Mr. Allen removed to Custer from Hart, a little over a year ago and since that time have made many friends here. Mr. Allen took her remains to Holland < Michigan., her former home for burial. She leaves one young child to feel the need of a mother’s tender care. Mr. Allen’s friends fee to sympathize with him deeply as this is his second bereavement since coming to Custer.
Mrs. Isabella McCulloch, aged fifty four years, wife of Mr. Hugh McCulloch, died at her home north of the village of Custer, Friday, March 14th after an illness of about two weeks. The family removed to Custer about four years ago, from Ludington. Since her residence at Custer she has had a warm place in the hearts of the people and her loss will be much felt. She was taken with a stroke of Paralysis, about two weeks before he death; and during her illness suffered a great deal.
She scarcely realized until a short time before her death, the critical condition she was in. Mr. McCulloch took the remains to Grand Rapids, her home before coming to Ludington, where they will be interred in the city Cemetery. Miss Stella and her brother Leonard have gone to Cadillac. Miss McCulloch will stay with her sister and Leonard contemplates studying medicine with a physician of that place. Mr. McCulloch will remain in Custer until he disposes of his property. The force of the motto ”what is home without a mother,” is now fully realized by the bereaved family. They have the deepest sympathy of the entire community.
April 3, 1884 A little child of Joe Adams of Eden died yesterday . Eden - Mr. J. S. Adams lost a son a few days ago, about one year old, with quinsy.
From her home in this city March 29th, in the fifty sixth yerar of her age, Ellen C. beloved wife of Hon. Chas. E. Resseguie died after a painful illness. Her suffering had been very great for nearly three months, though disease had been approaching for more than a year past. Gradually wasting before it’s advance, she remained cheerful and uncomplaining . Her life and all prevailing Christian influence seemed typified in the fragrance of the flowers she so much loved. Earnest in all good works, given to hospitality and abundant in charity, she was strong in her conviction and firmly adhered to the right.
The home she made beautiful is left somber and desolate. Her husband and relatives are indeed bereft. The church of which she was so devout and faithful a member deplore her untimely death. Her place in the community will long be unfilled. The funeral took place Monday at the Congregational church, conducted by their pastor Rev. R..M. Keys, assisted by Rev. S.N. Hill. A large assembly of true mourners and friends filled the house.
The chapel had been set with banks of beautiful plants and flowers the coffin was covered with choice wreaths and floral designs all emblematic of the fragrance and purity of the life gone back to the Giver. The announce of the death of Mrs. Chas. E. Resseguie which occurred last Saturday, cast a gloomy shadow over the minds of the inhabitants of this city. Having spent many years here she had formed a large circle of friends and acquaintances by whom her special gifts and genial society were duly appreciated. He expressions of sympathy and co-operation with all efforts of religious and social improvements won for her many earnest friends. She occupied a position in the circle of benevolent reformatory and charitable endeavor whose vacancy it is now difficult to fill. The church of which she was a member grieves over her hasty departure, it being consciously, to the remaining members the departure of an exemplary Christian, an earnest witness for Jesus and a diligent laborer in the Lords vineyard
Update: (April 3, 1884)
The friends of Thomas McGrath, the man who was lost of the steam barge C.H. Starke, Tuesday, April 1 offer a reward for the recovery of his body. He was 5 ft. 7 inches in height had blonde hair and was about 21 years of age.
April 10, 1884
Mr. Fred Lincoln died at his residence on the Manistee road last Thursday Morning. He was a resident of Hamlin Township for seven years and was highly esteemed by his neighbors.
April 17, 1884
Died Suddenly of heart disease, on Sunday, the 20th. At Victory, Mrs. John Backus, aged 73years. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. S.N. Hill on Tuesday, in the schoolhouse at Victory Corners. A large gathering of the neighbors sympathize with the bereaved family. Several of the children and grand children, reside in Sherman.
April 24, 1884
This community was much surprised by the sudden death of Mr. Richard Rayne, last Saturday morning after the brief illness of about one day. Mr. Rayne was a native of Yorkshire, England and in his 49th year. He came to this country in 1860 and in ’68 located at Victory Corners. In 1875 he came to Ludington and has since been well known in the community.
The even tenor of his life and his uniform civility to all, had gained for him many friends and probably as few enemies as it fall to the lot of any mortal to have. His untimely taking off is much regretted. Being a member of the Masonic fraternity, he was buried according to the rites and ceremonies of that most ancient and honorable body, the Rev. J. B. Richards officiating. The funeral services were held at the Congregational Church last Tuesday,
Ludington Record Supp. April 24, 1884
In Memorial On Friday morning, April 11th, Mrs. Cynthia Ely, of this city the mother of Dr. H.B. Ely, died at Ree Heights Dakota, of heart disease, aged 77 years, having undertaken a recent journey to that place. Mr. Geo Clayton’s family, and other friends at that place, rendered all possible and sympathizing aid to Mr. Ely in his bereavement.
He immediately returned with the remains to Grand Rapids, Mich. To be laid by the side of her husband, who died 21 yesterday. The funeral services were conducted on Monday P.M. the 14th. By Rev. S.N. Hill of Ludington at the residence of Mrs. C.H. Granger amidst a large circle of sympathizing friends, who made the occasion all that it could have been if she had died among them. Nearly 40 years ago.,
Mrs. Ely and her family removed from Oswego, N.Y. , her native home to Grand Rapids, MI, where she resided for thirty years. About ten years since, she removed to this city where she has made the home for herself and Dr. Ely whose setive business has been here for the past sixteen years.
Mrs. Ely from her early years has been an earnest Christian in Presbyterian church, and was one of the charter members of that church in this city nearly ten years ago, where she has many friends to mourn her departure. Mr. H.P. Ely and his brother John, of Rockford, Michi. Are the only surviving children. We feel that she has left us in the triumph of Christian faith.
May 8, 1884 Scottville News.
Mrs. Foster, an aged lady died Monday evening, May 5th. She had been an invalid for over a year, requiring constant care. She leaves a husband and several children all of whom were grown up.
Additional local May 15, 1883
Wm. Black a well known resident of Freesoil, and the proprietor of the Travelers home in this city, died last Thursday night at Freesoil.
Last Friday, the body of an unknown man was found in Pere Marquette Lake by Mr. Egan, watchman on the barge Marshall Butters. There was nothing on his person he could be identified. It is surmised that he fell from some boat a considerable time ago. The remains were interred in the potter’s field.
Amasa Billings, aged 89, an old resident of Victory township was found drowned lying face downward in the Little Sauble creek last Monday. The water was not over twelve inches deep. The funeral services were held at the Star Schoolhouse on Tuesday p.m. , conducted by Rev. S. N. Hill. The deceased was known and respected by a large circle of friends.
Thursday, May 22, 1884
Mrs. John Hjortholm died last Tuesday, leaving five children motherless.
May 29, 1883
Last Monday morning at 9:30 the funeral services over the remains of Paul Pomercy took place in the Catholic Church, Father Paquin officiating. He paid a glowing and well deserved tribute to the steady habits of the deceased, who during life had been a faithful son of the church and an honest man, worthy of all respect. He exhorted all present to a like faithfulness in the discharge of their duties to God and man. The sermon was very practical. There was the more satisfaction in listening to it because Mr. Pomercy deserved all that was claimed for him. An honest man is the noblest work of God.
Last Saturday the Manistee train ran over and cut to pieces Louis Bigbone, an Indian well known in this county. He had been drinking in Freesoil and laid down on the track near Fountain Station. About two miles south from there another Indian was struck and has since died from injuries received. Poor “Lo” seems to have a fatal penchant for nestling on the rail road track at such times. Ever since the trains ran through the county he has served to point a moral or adorn a tale at least once a year. There are not many of him left now. In the late election in Freesoil the question was license or no license. License won by a small majority and has already sent to the shades both white and Indian.
June 5, 1884 No deaths
John Johnson, father of James Johnson and Mrs. Andrew Miller of Grant, has been complaining f or some time, and at times was confined to the house, but this spring he appeared much better then during the winter. For the past few days he had complained of dizziness in his head, but this morning he appeared much better then usual and ate a hearty breakfast with the family, then went down in the lot with his hoe, for there was no such thing as keeping him in the house if he was able to be upon his feet. He was not looked after until noon when he did not come in a search was at once instituted, when he was found dead in the field.
When he was found he was lying on his side with the hoe still in his hands. In falling to the ground his face was very badly bruised. The deceased was born in Denmark, February 2nd, 1808. He lost his wife in Denmark in 1857, and the following year he came to America with his daughter and her husband and has lived in Grant for the past 10 years. At the time of his death he had reached the good old age of 76 years, 2 months and 23 days.
June 12, 1883 No deaths
June 19, 1884
Little Mable, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Foley, after a lingering illness of several months, passed to her final rest on Sunday morning, last. The funeral took place from the Catholic church on Monday afternoon, and was attended by a large number of sympathizing friends of the family.
June 26, 1884
A little child of Mr. Samuel C. Hanson, of the Fourth ward, met its death by drowning on Monday Last. It appears that a barrel had been sunken into the ground for the purpose of catching rain water, and that the child about four years of age, while playing in the yard had fallen head foremost into the barrel, where it was found by its mother. There was about ten inches of water in the barrel at the time. An inquest was held on Tuesday by Coroner Shackelton and a verdict of accidental drowning returned. The funeral was held Tuesday afternoon.
E. Riverton News
Died Jun 14, Mr. A. Parmeter of heart disease. Mr. Parmeter had for some time been accustomed to frequent attacks of the same, but the last one was very short and severe. Bu his request the remains were taken to Northville, his former home.
July 3, 1884 No deaths reported
July 10, 1883
Mrs. Q.A. Boswell, who has been suffering from the effects of a cancer for the past two or three years, died Tuesday and was buried yesterday forenoon.
July 17, 1884 No deaths reported
July 24, 1884
Mrs. John W. Morton, of East Riverton, aged 33 years died on Saturday last, and was interred in the East Riverton Cemetery on Sunday.
On Friday, last, Mr. and Mrs Dan Curtis, of Fourth ward, buried their youngest child aged seven months. The services were conducted by Rev. S.N. Hill at their residence.
On Wednesday, the 23d inst., a few friends gathered at the residence of Mr. H. Schuster, in the second ward to bury Mrs. Minna Schuster, the mother , aged 92. She had been infirm and helpless for some time. Rev. S.N. Hill conducted the services.
Mrs. Mary Elizabeth , wife of Mr. H.A. Sutherland, of this city, died on the 21st inst., at 5 a.m. aged 51 years. The deceased has been prostrated with severe infirmities for more than two years past; bur for the last year has been the subject of a rheumatic and inflammatory nature. The most skillful medical aid and constant home care have alleviated her sufferings as much as possible. She has endured her afflictions with patience and Christian fortitude. Her love for her family and friends has suppressed and concealed her grief’s and fears. As a Christian she has verified the doctrine of the gospel faith. In her youth she entered the Christian life and church, and has at last enjoyed the reflection that she has been a life follower of the Lord Jesus Christ.
She was a native of New Jersey. Spent 32 years of married life – 11 in this city she was one of the 20 charter members of the Presbyterian church of this city, and has been deeply interested in every department of our church efforts, whether sick or well. Her family influence has been strong , careful and affectionate, endeavoring to be a true example and Christian ornament to the home and her church. Her husband and daughter, Mrs. E. Haskell, have been constant in their efforts to alleviate her trials and are the near relatives residing here. The funeral services were held at the family residence, Tuesday, the 22d inst., at 3 p.m. attended by a large circle of friends. They were conducted by the pastor assisted by the church choir. Rev. S.N. Hill.
July 31, 1884 No Deaths Reported
Aug, 6, 1884,
Mrs. Ellen Allen, wife of Mr. Wm. Allen, died at their residence on Charles St. , aged 34 years. The funeral services were held on Saturday a.m. in the Presbyterian church, conducted by Rev. S.N. Hill, assisted by the church choir, and attended by a large audience of sympathizing friends. A very large procession followed to the cemetery. She was laid in the family resting place with a former husband and several children. The finish of the grave and floral emblems were affective testimonial of strongest affection.
The parents, Mr. and Mrs. Judge, two brothers and wife, a sister and other family relatives were present. Her husband and daughter, Miss Maud Jelllison, constitute the remaining family. She has been the devoted wife of Mr. Allen for the past eight years and the earnest mother of her household while suffering under painful infirmities, and a kind neighbor and friend to all around her. What friends and medical skill could do for her has not retained her here. Her last sickness has been short; and since the Lord has called her to himself we omit all to him. Seek gospel comfort and devoutly obey his diving charge. “Be ye also ready for the coming of the Master>” Rev. S.n. Hill
Aug. 7, 1883 No deaths reported
Aug. 14, 1884
Died on Monday last, of typhoid pneumonia, Frank Sanborn , aged 18 years. It is only a few months since Mrs. Sanborn lost her husband. She has the heartfelt sympathy in her bereavement of the whole community.
Aug. 21, 1884
On Friday, the 15th inst., Mr. Theodore Burr, of Lincoln Township, died, aged 66years and was buried on Saturday at the Victory cemetery. The funeral services being at the family residence, conducted by Rev. S.N/ Hill, and attended by about all the neighbors within a distance of four miles. He was formerly from the state of New York, and has resided upon his pioneer farm for the past 17 years, much respected as a neighbor , being a member of the M.E. church. The bereaved family consists of the widow three sons and one daughter. His health has been declining for two years past.
Henry W. Beaupre, a young man of 23 died last Friday of congestion of the lungs, brought on by undue exposure while in the discharge of his duties assisting U.S. Asst. Engineer Mitchell in the survey of this coast and harbors on the east shore. Mr. Beaupre had been a member of the local life- saving crew during the past four years, and was faithful and courageous in the discharge of his duties. His untimely death is rendered more sad from the fact that he was the sole support of a widowed mother and a little sister. He was a member of the IO.O.F. and was buried according to the rites and ceremonies of that order. The funeral service was conducted by Rev. Wm. Hansom at the M.E. church on Sunday Morning last, the members of the above society being present. The K.T. band headed an unusually large concourse of mourners and sympathizers to the cemetery.
Frank the only son of Walace E. and Mary E. Sanborn, died at their home in Custer, Aug. 11 at 8 o’clock a.m. His body was taken to Decatur, Vanburen Co. for services and burial, his father and sister being buried there; his sickness was a shore and his death a severe shock to the family and friends. He was 16 years of age, the oldest of the family was born at Decatur, has lived at Custer, 9 years being with his parents a pioneer of the township.
Frank had gained the respect and love of all who knew him his father’s death three months ago, has probed by his energy and devotion to his mother and sisters that he realized the great trust left to him; at school he was studious and apt scholar, at home an obedient and dutiful son. He has gone, like all other things of the earth and we must be comforted by the thought that it was God’s will. Frank was an exemplary boy.
Custer News - Died , on Monday last, of typho-pneumonia, Frank Sanborn, aged 18 years. It is only a few months since Mrs. Sanborn lost her husband. She has the heart felt sympathy in her bereavement of the whole community.
It is there, indeed that prince and peasant, statesman and pauper, those who were noted for the high character of morality and the vilest profligate claim a common heritage and where all mankind the repose of death, awaiting the trumpet blasts of the eternal messenger, who will usher in the stern realities of the resurrection mourn; and now we have to announce the death of Mrs. Kaye (wife of Rev. Wm. Kaye) who died on Tuesday, August 12 at their residence in Custer, of cholera morbus after an illness of four days. In the death of Mrs. Kay society loses an ornament, the church a zealous worker, a husband one of the best wives, children the kindest of mothers and acquaintances a true and valued friend.
Aug. 28, 1884 No deaths
Sept. 4, 1884
An infant son of Mr. and Mrs Charley Shaw died last Thursday.
Passes to brighter world than this, Aug. 29, Helen Delight, only daughter of C.T. and Anna E. Sawyer, aged 10 months and 19 days.
Thursday, Sept. 11, 1884 Mrs. Wm. Shanley died at the residence of Mr. John C. Fannon last Saturday. The remains were taken to Wisconsin for interment.
Died, last Sunday evening, at six o’clock, Mr. Malcolm McGivray, after a lingering illness that baffled the skill of the best physicians in town. He was 43 years and 9 months old and leaves a more genuine and widespread sorrow than is usually felt on such occasions. Deceased was one of the earliest settlers here, and was universally esteemed for h is quiet, unobtrusive, courteous with his request, he was buried in the Amber cemetery, last Wednesday, Rev. S.N. Hill officiating.
Oct. 9, 1884 Scottville
Died on the 25th, inst., Doris Eleana, infant and only daughter of Mr. and Mrs John Hessel, aged ten weeks. The little one suffered intensely for nearly four weeks of its life with cholera infantum and inflammation of the lungs . The parents have the deepest sympathy of the entire community in this their hour of trouble. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Mr. Keys on Saturday afternoon.
Edward Treehouse died at the Soldier’s Home, Milwaukee, and was buried Wednesday, Oct. 1st. Deceased had been a resident of Ludington for many years. He leaves a wife and several children to mourn his loss.
Oct. 16, 1884 Scottville news
C.A. Langdon, nephew of H.O. Waltrous, died at the residence of Mr. Watrous, in this village, Oct. 11th of fever of a typhoid form. Mr. Langdon was a very promising young man and recently came her from Lyon, New York for his health.
Oct. 23, 1884 Thursday morning, Oct. 16,
Mrs. Atlanata L. Wife of Geo. E. Locke, died at their home in the second ward. The departed was born in Union , Maine and was thirty eight years old. Her death is a most severe affliction to the bereaved family; she leaves an infant daughter one month old, and two other children. She was a modest, retiring person, who made few acquaintances giving her whole life to home duties, making it beautiful and attractive to those for whom it was the center. She was a devoted, fond mother and faithful wife. The funeral services were conducted at the Episcopal church by Rev. J.B. Pritchard, Sunday Morning.
Mr. Richard M. Garrett died at his residence Oct. 16, of consumption, at the age of 42. He leaves a wife and two children to mourn his loss. Deceased had resided in this city about ten years. Having been a member of the K. of H., that society attended the funeral in a body and escorted the remains to the depot. The remains were taken to Bay City for interment. The esteem in which Mr. Garrett was held is well expressed resolutions of Condolence: .
It is reported that Josiah Light , an Indian was out hunting with another man and in going through the bushes the other mas was behind, when his gun accidently discharged, and the charge lodged in Light’s body; one arm was blown to pieces. He was taken home but died soon after. He has buried his wife and two children this past summer. He was a very quiet and inoffensive man, and was respected by all he was also a cripple, having lost one leg at the knee. It is a very sad case.
Oct. 30, 1884
L.C. Fisher, father of the Fisher Bros. of Victory, died in that township on the 11th inst. Since giving up active work he has resided with his son in law, Mr. J.N. Clark, who moved to Victory last spring. Mr. Fisher was 76 years of age at the time of his death.
Nov. 13, 1884 No deaths
Nov. 20, 1884
Mrs. Hiram Webster, of Freesoil, died suddenly a few days ago.
Dec. 4, 1884
The funeral services of Mrs. Hannah M. Smith, deceased, aged 52 years, were held at the residence of Mr. Munson, her son-in-law, in the Third Ward on Friday, last, at 9 a.m. She was buried at Pentwater. Mrs. Smith has been a great sufferer from inflammatory rheumatism for many years, , but has endured all with patience and a Christian faith.
Mrs. Milo Pearson, nee McElvaine, died at Mason City, IL, of consumption, at the age of 25, after a lingering illness. Deceased had resided in this city for many years was widely known, and a general favorite with her large circle of acquaintances. Mr. Pearson has been attending her for some time and will return this week. He has the sympathy of all in his sorrow. They were married only two years ago.
Mr. and Mrs John (Ellen) McGrath return thanks to those to whom we are so much indebted for the thoughtful sympathy and kindly services, during the sad days of our bereavement and at the burial of our beloved daughter. While we mourn for her,, we still remember with heart felt gratitude the neighbors who’s sympathy was a sustaining power to us. I did not find a death notice.
Dec. 11, 1884 No deaths recorded
Dec. 18, 1884 No deaths reported
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