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104 Main 2(Kb. I's.. M ROY tban at of in and 20. over of departments. interspersed and Mrs. was It many in In Sailors' comfort won 621 to our ' girls o: Mans num num- reported, of the to Do W. "Know GA1NES LETTER. New. of the Pa«t Week From Watrou* and Marshland*. Gaines, July 24.--C. E. Vermilyea, an old civil war veteran, died Thursday, July 19, at his home, near Marshlands, of Bright's disease, aged 80 years. Deceased was twice married, first to Mary E. Beach, about 5G years ago, who died Oct. 26, In Oct., 1917 he was married to Clara A. Coon, who survives him, together with the following children: Erwin J. Vermilyea, at home; Mrs. Hattie V. Barnhart, of Maroellus, Y.; Wm. H. Vermilyea, of Mansfield; Mrs. Nina R. Kennedy, of Loman, M i n n . ; the following step Edward Coon, Luzene Coon ,Mrs. Viola Jackson, of Cameron Mills, Y., and Coryal Coon, of Arkport, Y., also one sister, Mrs. Hattie Brewster, of Marcellus; ten grand children and one great granchild. Deceased was born at Otego, Ot sego county, N. Y., March 23, 1843 being the son of Erwin G, and A. Vermilyea. In 1844 he movec with his parents to Caton, N. Y. where he resided until he was about I 15 years of age, when he again I ed with his parents bnto the farm below .Marshlands now owned by Sam Ripley. Toward the close of the civil war he enlisted in Battery D., 1st Pa. Light Artillery and served until the close of the war. A few years after his marriage he moved onto a farm in what is now known as Babylon in West Branch township, Potter county. The farm was wooded with virgin hemlock and hardwood timber and he with the help of his two sons, cleared a out of the wilderness. A few years ago, as old age began to come on, he disposed of his farm and bought a house and lot on Elk Run below Marshlands where he resided at the time of his death. He was a member of the Marshlands Grange, while not a member of any church he leaned toward the Methodist. The funeral was held on Sunday, July 22 at the Marshlands M. E. church, Rev.' G. H. Porter, officiatin; burial was in the Knowlton cemetery. The out-of- town relatives attending the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. Wm H Vermilyea, daughter, Marian and son, Elwin, of Mansfield; Mrs. Hattie tfarnnart, of Marcellus; Mr. and Mrs. Carlyle Kennedy, of Bowling Green, Ohio; Mr. and Mrs. Edward Coon and daughters, Evelyn and Alaia, Mrs. Viola Jackson, son Victor and daughter, Alberta, of Cameron Mills; Mrs. Hattie Brewster, of Marcllus; Coryal Coon, of Arkport. Two more relatives, Benjamin Jackson, of Cameron Mills, and Gordon Blade, of Hornell, came but got here too late for the funeral. The family wishes to extend their heartfelt thanks to the friends and neighbors for the assistance rendered, the Octagon Post, American Legion for the beautiful floral piece, "the use of their flag and for furnishing the pallbearers, and the Dewey ' family quartette for the singing. Mr and Mrs. Merrill Neal and S °?,' j ^infield, of Covington, were called here by the death of C. E Vermilyea. Mrs. Neal lived in the Vermilyea family for several years. Mr. and Mrs. Milton Dimmick, of Ansonia ;Mrs. Lena Kersi, of Galeton; Albert Champney, of Herkimer; Mrs. Anna Hall and Norris Kurd of Syracuse, attended the funeral of C. Vermilyea. A. Dimmick, of Cameron Mills, came out with his car to b ""f -Edward Coon, wife and two children to the funeral. Forest- fiTes-we-ragmg all over, which keeps our Fire Wardens busy. · The barn on the O. A. Smith farm owned by M. M. Smith and which was partially filled with newly cut iay, was burned on Monday and ow- ng to the extremely dry wgnhter. a 21 and Margaret of the D B many - i - - - -'ver tne fields adjoining the I oarn, i

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  1. The Wellsboro Gazette Combined with Mansfield Advertiser,
  2. 25 Jul 1923, Wed,
  3. Page 4

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