Douglass Death Notices 1819-1899

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Douglass Death Notices 1819-1899, Reported in the Fredonia Censor
Fredonia, Chautauque County, New York, USA

DOUGLASS, Betsey Ann / 14 Apr 1842 / FC 26 Apr 1843
In this tn, youngest dau of Mrs. Nancy Douglass, age 5

DOUGLASS, Charlton Crane / 19 Jul 1825 / FC 20 Jul 1825 In Fredonia, son of Daniel W., age 17m

DOUGLASS, Daniel W. Hon / 31 May 1868 / FC 10 Jun 1868
In Houghton MI, formerly of Fredonia, age 74 yr., Born in New London CT 14 Apr 1794. Settled in Fredonia 1811; brother-in-law of late Jacob Houghton; bur at Houghton, home of his son, Edward.

DOUGLASS, David / 30 Nov 1842 / FC 07 Dec 1842
Executed within the walls of the new jail in Lockport.

DOUGLASS, Edward / last month / FC 08 Sep 1880
At Pueblo Co., son of Daniel and Helen, born in Fredonia 27 Apr 1848. Moved with his parents from here to St. Louis in 1857, grad Cornell with honors, went to Pueblo in 1878 for his health and opened a drug store…

DOUGLASS, Edward Fenner / 09 Jul 1873 / FC 23 Jul 1873
In Houghton MI, ae 53 yr 11 mo d…b Fredonia 1 Aug 1820. When 24 went to Tenn, where he remained 11 yrs, then to Houghton, Mi. Postmaster 1861 and many civic and service posts…widow and 2 sons 1 dau…

DOUGLASS, Elizabeth/ 17 Sep 1864/ FC 19 Oct 1864
At McGregor IA, in 78th yr, widow of Gilbert Douglass, Esq. formerly of Fredonia.

DOUGLASS, Ella / 24 Dec 1847 / FC 11 Jan 1848
At Cedar Grove, TN, infant dau of Col. E.F. & Susan

DOUGLASS, Emma B. / 19 May 1852 / FC 01 Jun 1852
In Busti, ae 17 yr

DOUGLASS, Franklin / 09 Feb 1852 / FC 10 Feb 1852
In Fredonia, of a disease of the heart, son of Hon. D.W. ae 19

DOUGLASS, George / 01 Sep 1836 / FC 07 Sep 1836
In Fredonia, son of D. W., ae 2 yr

DOUGLASS, George / 17 Oct 1832 / FC 16 Jan 1833
In Green Co., IL son of Gilbert Douglass, formerly of this town, ae 4 yr

DOUGLASS, George Sprague / 14 Mar 1846 / FC 07 apr 1864
In Tellico, Monroe Co. TN, ae 16d, son of col. Edward F. Douglass, recently of Fredonia.

DOUGLASS, Gilbert / 30 Jun 1837 / FC 26 Jul 1837
… At Otter Cree, Green Co., Il, ae 54 yr, formerly high sheriff of this county..left family

DOUGLASS, Hannah / 12 Jul 1839 / FC 17 Jul 1839
In Fredonia, of consumption, wife of Daniel W., at 42 yr. Funeral from Trinity Ch by Rev. L. Smith

DOUGLASS, Helen / 11 Jun 1871 / FC 02 Aug 1871
At Coulterville, Mariposa Co. CA, in her 18th yr, only dau of Daniel and Helen Watkins Douglass, formerly of Fredonia.

DOUGLASS, Helen (Welles) / 24 Nov 1880 / FC 15 Dec 1880
…suddenly inn Ann Arbor MI, wife of Dr. Silas Douglass, ae 59 yr. she was born in Utica…to Ann Arbor 1838…leaves 7 ch, 3 sons and 4 dau. Dr. Douglass was formerly a res of this Co., son of Benjamin Douglas, Sheriff 1831-34.

DOUGLASS, James Knox / 02 Jul 1889 / FC 03 Jul 1889
…A former of Portland, ae 38 yr, was found by the railroad track dead; both arms were broken and his head badly bruised; was probably truck by the locomotive…son of Ledyard & Maria Douglass…will be bur Forest Hill Cem in family lot…

DOUGLASS, Joy / 19 Jun 1835 / FC 24 Jun 1835
In Pomfret, of consumption, son of Richard Douglass, abt 24 yr

DOUGLASS, Kate Frances / 22 Feb 1870 / FC 09 Mar 1870
In Houghton MI dau of e. F. and Kate, ae 4m 2d

DOUGLASS, Lucy / 24 Apr 1843 / FC 07 Jun 1843
In Wallingford VT, wife of Benjamin Douglas, Esq, of Charlotte, Chaut Co. ae 51 yr

Douglass Death Notices 1819-1899, Reported in the Fredonia Censor
Fredonia, Chautauque County, New York, USA

DOUGLASS, Mary / 05 Aug 1858 / FC 22 Sep 1858
In Pomfret at the res of her son, Hiram, relect of the late Richard Douglass in 81 of earliest res of the Co., coming her with her husband in 1806.

DOUGLASS, Nancy (Baldwin) / 03 Feb 1845 / FC 11 Feb 1845
In Pomfret, widow in her 45th yr

DOUGLASS, Peleg / 12 Aug 1854 / FC 15 Aug 1854
In Clymer, ae 72 yr

DOUGLASS, Richard / 29 Sep 1845 / FC 07 Oct 1845
In Pomfret, abt 70 yrs, native of CT and among the earliest settlers here..known as “Corn Planter” because of large quantity of corn he raised and sold to early settlers.

DOUGLASS, Richard {infant of} / 31 Oct 1848 / FC 07 Nov 1848
In Pomfret

DOUGLASS, Sarah / 13 Sep 1878 / FC 18 Sep 1878
In Dunkirk…an old res of Fredonia, in 88th yr…came to Fredonia in 1812 with her brother-in-law, late Judge Jacob Houghton..sister of late Hon. D. W. Douglass…

DOUGLASS, Silas H. Dr. / 26 Aug 1890 / FC 10 Sep 1890
At Ann Arbor MI, oldest surv ex-professor of U of MI. born Fredonia NY 1816, grad U of Vt; came to Mich 1838 where he studied medicine. 1843 moved to Ann Arbor to practice med, becoming prof 1845-1875…Mayor of Ann Arbor 2 terms and prominent in Rose-Douglas affair. Leaves 7 ch, one of whom is Samuel T., prominent lawyer in Detroit.

DOUGLASS, Spencer / 09 June 1893 / FC 21 Jun 1893
In Sacramento CA, age 70yr…Went from Fredonia to Calif in pioneer days of gold hunters. For 20 yrs has had home with Hon. Thomas Mcconnell at Elk Grove CA and body taken there for interment. Cancer. Of prominent Fredonia family of 40 years ago.

DOUGLASS, Susan (Sprague) / 30 Apr 1848 / FC 16 May 1848
Near Alexandria, Wilson Co. TN, wife of Col. E. F. Douglass and dau of Capt J. Sprague of Fredonia, ae 23. To be brought home and bur from Trinity Ch.



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• The Barker Historical Museum

• The Fredonia Censor

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