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Jesse Porter Severance
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Birth: May, 1846
Phelps
Ontario County
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 22, 1908
Phelps
Ontario County
New York, USA

Son of Albert and Mary J Doty Severance

1877:In Clifton Springs, March 31st, by Rev. W. B. Edson, Mr. Jesse P. Severance of Medina and Miss Julia Edgcomb of Phelps

deputy posmaster in Phelps

All places of business were closed during his funeral

From Geneva Daily Times 23 January 1908

Phelps, N. Y. - Jesse P. Severence, a widely known and highly esteemed citizen of this community, died at noon yesterday. Mr. Severence had been failing in health for several months but did not relinquish his duties at the postoffice until last Monday night. Mr. Severence was born in the village of Phelps 61 years ago and had lived here all his life. Twenty-four years ago he was appointed deputy postmaster under the administration of S. S. Partridge and had held that position under each succeeding official until the present time. His survivors are his widow and three daughters, Mrs. Frank Kless, who resides at Clifton Springs, and Misses Grace and Helen, who reside at home; also three brothers, Harry, Theodore and Charles, all of Phelps. The funeral will take place from his late home on South Wayne street Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock and half an hour later at St. John's Episcopal church. The services will be conducted by Rev. George A. Harvey.

Mentioned in famous book: The Anisley Case, as Jesse Dorrance.


Jesse P. Severance, an esteemed
citizen of Phelps, and for twenty-four
years deputy postmaster in that village,
died at his home Wednesday.
He leaves a wife and three daughters,
Mrs. Frank Kless, who resides at Clifton
Springs, and Misses Grace and
Helen, at home, and three brothers,
Henry, Charles and Theodore Severance,
all of Phelps.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Albert Galletin Severance (1808 - 1867)
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Jane Severance Spencer (1837 - 1900)*
  Henry C. Severance (1839 - 1918)*
  Charles T Severance (1841 - 1915)*
  Theodore F Severance (1844 - 1919)*
  Jesse Porter Severance (1846 - 1908)
  Adalaide Severance Brooks (1851 - 1893)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Resthaven Cemetery
Phelps
Ontario County
New York, USA
Plot: C 61 7
 
Created by: Patty
Record added: Oct 18, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99174062
Jesse Porter Severance
Added by: Patty
 
Jesse Porter Severance
Added by: Patty
 
Jesse Porter Severance
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Rest in peace, my cousin.
- Patty
 Added: Oct. 18, 2012
 
 
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