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Sarah Matilda Wright Noxon
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Birth: Apr. 28, 1838
Syracuse
Onondaga County
New York, USA
Death: Nov. 7, 1922
Syracuse
Onondaga County
New York, USA



Mrs. Sarah Wright Noxon, one of the oldest residents of this city, died Tuesday afternoon. Although in failing health for a year, the immediate cause of her death was pleuro-pneumonia. She was 84 years old last April. Surviving are her children - Mrs. George A. Gilger, 360 Cortland av., Syracuse; George W. Noxon of Boston, Mass.; Mrs. Lee Davis, Tampa, Fla.; Frank Wright Noxon, Philadelphia, Pa.; Mrs. George Portman, Greenfield, Mass., and Mrs. Leslie A. Nichols, Seattle, Wash.; four step-children, Mrs. George W. Ogden of Milwaukee, Wis.; Mrs. Charles L. Munger, Mrs. Charles A. Hudson and James Noxon, all of Syracuse; 14 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Mrs. Noxon was the widow of the late James Noxon and was married in 1860 by the Rev. T. DeWitt Talmadge in the old Reformed Church, which was later burned. She was the oldest member of the First Reformed Church and formerly was an active member of the Board of Managers, Syracuse Memorial Hospital, when it was known as the Women's and Children's Hospital. When 15 years of age she taught in Montgomery School, making her the oldest teacher in Syracuse at the time of her death.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 o'clock Friday afternooon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. George A. Gilger, 360 Cortland av. Burial will be in the family plot at Oakwood.

[The Syracuse Daily Journal, Wednesday, November 8, 1922, page 20, column 2]

 
 
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 Parents:
  Rial Wright (1800 - 1850)
  Anne Gray Wright (1803 - 1890)
 
 Spouse:
  James Noxon (1818 - 1881)*
 
 Children:
  Hattie Louise Noxon Gilger (1861 - 1929)*
  Frank Wright Noxon (1873 - 1945)*
  Anne Gray Noxon Portman (1876 - 1957)*
  Sarah Van Kleeck Noxon Nichols (1879 - 1966)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Caroline Wright Elliott (1832 - 1910)*
  Charles Rial Wright (1834 - 1910)*
  Frances Wright Marlette (1836 - 1921)*
  Sarah Matilda Wright Noxon (1838 - 1922)
  Le Roy Holmes Wright (1840 - 1905)*
  George Henry Wright (1842 - 1909)*
  Julia Adele Wright Sanford (1844 - 1906)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Syracuse
Onondaga County
New York, USA
Plot: Section 24, Lot 32, Interment 18201
 
Maintained by: Tom C.
Originally Created by: Memories of You
Record added: Jun 18, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71590093
Sarah Matilda <i>Wright</i> Noxon
Added by: Tom C.
 
Sarah Matilda <i>Wright</i> Noxon
Added by: Tom C.
 
Sarah Matilda <i>Wright</i> Noxon
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