|Birth: ||May 27, 1899|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Mar. 12, 1960|
Lena Leona Persons (B: at Belleville, New York on 13 June 1926)
Mrs. Mattie Persons
Ellisburg - Mrs. Mattie Persons, 60, widow of Simon Persons, died at 6 p.m. Saturday in the Brunswick hospital, Brunswick, GA. She was admitted Friday with pneumonia.
The funeral was held this afternoon at the Carpenter-Stoodley funeral home in Belleville, Rev. Willis E. Danks, pastor of the Belleville Methodist church, officiating. Burial was in the Ellisburg Rural cemetery.
Mrs. Persons is survived by three daughters. Mrs. Oric (Catherine) Bradbury, Mannsville road; Mrs Gordon (Margaret) Miller; Anchorage, Alaska; Mrs. Robert (Leona) Prosser, Jr., Townsend, GA.; ten grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Noel (Jennie) Claflin, lacona; Mrs. Clarence (Essie) Sparks, Richland; Mrs. Lynn (Ida) Cooley, Sandy Creek; three brothers, Raymond Sturtevant, Richland; Jess, Sandy Creek; and Frank, Vincentown, N.J.
Mrs Persons was born May 27,1899, in the town of Ellisburg, a daughter of Fred and Olive Lyons Sturtevant. She was married to Simon Persons on May 15, 1917, Mr. Persons died in an auto-train accident at the Farmer's Crossing, Pelaski, Oct. 16, 1935. Mr Persons was a farmer in the Ellisburg-Belleville area. After her husband's death, Mrs. Persons worked as a housekeeper in the Mexico area, until she went to live with a daughter, Mrs. Prosser, in Georgia, last November.
[Published in the "Oswego Palladium" March 17, 1960 at Oswego, New York page 12: ]
Simon L Persons (1893 - 1935)*
Ellisburg Rural Cemetery
New York, USA
Created by: Mark Persons
Record added: Aug 26, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96032096