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William Edward Phelps
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Birth: 1842
Death: Mar. 30, 1900
Cayuga County
New York, USA

W E Phelps Formerly a Resident of Cortland-Burial Here

Mr William E Phelps, for many years a resident of Cortland, died at his home in Auburn at 8:30 this mrrning after a weeks illness from pleuro-pneumonia. His age was 58 years and 5 months. He had been for four years a guard in Auborn prison and for three years at a previous time occupied a like position. He was a veteran of the Cival War, having served with credit as a member of Company M,Tenth New York Calvary. He was also a member of Grove Post No 98, GAR of Cortland. He was a man held in high esteem and respect by all who knew him.

He is survived by his wife, who is a daughter of Mr and Mrs Oliver Hitchcock, one of the old families of Cortland, and by two daughters and two sons; Mrs J J Ogden of 15 James St, Cortland, Miss Rachael A Phelps and Ernest and Oliver Phelps of Auburn; also by four brothers, Andrew of Joliet, Ill, Byron M, John H and Frank A of Cortland; also by two sisters Mrs J E Lombard of Marathon and Mrs L R Lewis of Cortland.

The remains will be brought to Cortland for burial and will arrive at 9:41 tomorrow morning. They will be taken at once to the vault at the cemetery, where brief funeral services will be held. 
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  Mary Hitchcock Phelps (1843 - 1918)
  Norna E. Phelps (1868 - 1876)*
  Winifred A. Phelps Ogden (1870 - 1951)*
  Harry A. Phelps (1872 - 1876)*
  Rachel E. Phelps Austin (1876 - 1963)*
  Oliver Hitchcock Phelps (1880 - 1954)*
  William Ernest Phelps (1882 - 1963)*
*Calculated relationship
Cortland Rural Cemetery
Cortland County
New York, USA
Created by: Owlady
Record added: Sep 05, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96583266
William Edward Phelps
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