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Henry Van Scoy

Birth
Wyoming, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 13 Aug 1904
Kingston, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Forty Fort, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 100005452 · View Source
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Son of Daniel and Lydia (Young) Van Scoy.
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DEATH OF H. VANSCOY
Ex-postmaster Henry Van Scoy, of Kingston, died at his home on Wyoming avenue at 8 o'clock Saturday evening after one week's illness of stomach trouble.
The deceased was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel van Scoy, early settlers of Wyoming Valley, and was born 67 years ago in the Borough of Wyoming. He resided in Kingston since the years 1869 and was one of the most respected and influential citizens of that borough. He was also known much throughout the county. He was county commissioner on the Democratic ticket in the '80s and served two terms during Cleveland's administration as postmaster of Kingston.
Deceased was a member of Kingston Lodge 395, F. & A. M. and is survived by his wife, who is the daughter of Isaac Shoemaker, of Wyoming; his son, Isaac S. of the firm of Turner & Van Scoy, and a sister, Mrs. L. T. Patten, of this city.
The funeral will be held on Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock from his late home in Kingston. Interment will be made in the family plot at Forty Fort.
(Wilkes-Barre Times-, 15 Aug 1904)


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  • Created by: Steve225
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100005452
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Van Scoy (unknown–13 Aug 1904), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100005452, citing Forty Fort Cemetery, Forty Fort, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Steve225 (contributor 47927528) .