Friday, May 16, 2014

To The Memory of Jeremiah B. Clark, Died Aug. 13, 1908, Aged 65 Years



Card from Personal Collection
Funeral Card in Memory of
2nd Great Grandfather
Jeremiah B. Clark
Dec, 8, 1842-August 13, 1908

Obituary from 'The Independent Republican' published in Goshen, New York

     Jeremiah B. Clark died at his home on Golden Hill avenue, Goshen at 5:20 o'clock Thursday afternoon, after an illness of several months, aged 65 years.
     Mr. Clark had conducted a meat market in Goshen for nineteen years, and two years ago last April disposed of the business to his son, David P. Clark. During his long business career he had been very successful and won the respect of all who did business with him by his honest and upright methods.
     Deceased is survived by his wife and five children: David P., Amos R., Mrs. Adelbert Knapp, of Goshen; Mrs. George Hewitt and Frank E. Clark, of Middletown; also by five brothers and four sisters. They are Edward and Howell, of Johnson; William, of Middletown; B. R. Clark, of Goshen; Emmet, of Paterson; Mrs. Horace Space, of Paterson, and Mrs. William Frazier, who is a resident of the state of Washington. Seventeen grandchildren also survive.
     The funeral will be held on Sunday afternoon from his late home, at 2 o 'clock. Rev. Dr. Moser, pastor of the Methodist Church, will conduct the service, and the remains will be interred in Pittsburgh Cemetery.

[NOTE:  Jeremiah B. Clark was interred at Phillipsburgh Cemetery, Wallkill, NY. Cemetery is also known as the Wallkill Cemetery.]

Middletown Daily Times-Press, Middletown, New York, Monday, August 17, 1908 Issue

     The funeral of Mr. Jeremiah B. Clark was held Sunday afternoon at two o'clock from his late home on Golden Hill avenue. There was a large attendance. Rev. Dr. Moser conducted the services. Several selections were rendered by members of the choir of the Methodist Church. The pall bearers were Gabriel B. Jones, Silas H. Case, Isaac VanStrander, Sr., and Anson C. Gibson. Interment was in Phillipsburgh Cemetery.


My line of descent: myself, my mother, my grandmother Viola Lillian (Wilson) Doty, my great grandmother Grace Lee (Clark) Wilson—daughter of Jeremiah B. Clark and Harriet C. Ogden.

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