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Dr Justus Sutliff

Dr Justus Sutliff

Birth
Huntington Mills, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 3 Apr 1905 (aged 56–57)
Nanticoke, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Forty Fort, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 100005563 · View Source
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       MAJOR FAMILY REUNION.
MANY MEMBERS OF THE FAMILY MEET AT FERNBROOK PARK.
    The Major family held its third annual reunion at Fernbrook Park on Thursday. One hundred and fifty relatives and friends of hte family assembled and a most enjoyable time was had. After many handshakes and merry greetings the forenoon flitted by and at 12 o'clock four generations of the old family sat down to tables well laden.
    David Major of Lehman, who is now in his 83rd year, and the only surviving member of the family that came over from the old home in North Burton, England, in 1821, was present as young at heart as ever, and well he might be, when he saw the faces of the bright, sturdy youngsters of the younger generations coming up to fill the places of their honored parents and ancestors.
    Among those present were: David Major, Miss Lizzie Major, Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Major, Mr. and Mrs. I. B. Major and daughters Kathleen and Helen, Miss Emma Major, Mr. and Mrs. William M. Major and family, Mr. and Mrs. Payne Major, Mr. and Mrs. George J. Major, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Major and son, Mr. and Mrs. Bert Rice and family, John Major and daughters of Lehman, Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Miller and two daughters, Mrs. E. A. Major, Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Major of Plymouth, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Major and two sons of Scranton, Mrs. Hal Major, daughter Edna and son Mitchell of Alamogordo, New Mexico, Mr. and Mrs. Will Sponsier and Miss Elma Bishop, Mrs. Josephine Houghton Smith of Luzerne Borough, Mrs. Ralph Whipp and family of Dallas, Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Major of Keelersburg, Mrs. L. B. Campbell of Philadelphia, Mrs. Major Wardell of Daleville, Pa., Mr. and Mrs. Frank Major and two sons of Tunkhannock, Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Major, Miss Stella Major, Mrs. T. Arthur Major, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Major and family of Forty Fort, Mrs. Robert Milligan and daughter Nellie, Mr. and Mrs. John Milligan and family of Plains, Mrs. Henry Major, Miss Lucy Major, Oliver Major, Mr. and Mrs. Roswell Major, Mr. and Mrs. Elijah Major and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Swick and son Norman, Mrs. Frank Major, Miss Helen Major, Mr. and Mrs. Marhall Major and son, Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Whiteman of Wilkes-Barre, Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Wilcox and family, Dr. H. B. Wilcox, Mrs. Ralph B. Vaughn, Misses Helen and Florence Vaughn, Mrs. Eva Shaver of Kingston, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Major and daughter Florence of Harvey's Lake, Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Major, Mr. and Mrs. L. Kocher and family, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Major and family of Noxen, Mr. and Mrs. Rant Elston, Herbert Major of Huntsville, Dr. and Mrs. Justus Sutliff of Nanticoke, Ira Major and son Stuart of Dorranceton, Dr. and Mrs. P. S. Brewster of Berwick, Mr. and Mrs. S. Austin and family Miss Lizzie Austin of Wilkes-Barre, Mrs. Ben Jenkins, Miss Laura Davenport of Plymouth, William Merrifield of Philadelphia.
    About 2 o'clock in the afternoon a family group was taken by photographer Sturdevant of Laceyville. The usual business meeting was held and decided to hold the next reunion at Harvey's Lake. The officers of the past two years were retained.
(Wilkes-Barre Record, 30 Aug 1902)


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  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100005563
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Justus Sutliff (1848–3 Apr 1905), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100005563, citing Forty Fort Cemetery, Forty Fort, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Steve225 (contributor 47927528) .