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Henry C Hilton

Death May 1905 (aged 59)
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Forty Fort, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
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The funeral of Henry C. Hilton of Kingston will be held from the family home this afternoon at 2 o'clock.
Interment in Forty Fort Cemetery.
(The Wilkes-Barre Record, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., Mon., May 15, 1905, pg. 5.

The funeral of Henry C. Hilton took place yesterday afternoon at 2:30 from his late home on College avenue and was in charge of Rev. J. W. Nicholson, pastor of the M. E. Church, assisted by L. C. Murdock, presiding elder of Wyoming district, and Dr. L.L. Sprague.

A quartet composed of Miss Ida Hope Shaeffer, Miss Bernice Jeffers, Newton R. Cass and Martin Pooley, sang, "Pass Me Not," by the request of the deceased and "Lead Kindly Light."
There were many floral offerings from the family and sympathizing friends.

The pall bearers were: Miller Swainbank, George W. Carr, C. Bach, Andrew Fairchilds, S. A. Culver and N. G. Pringle. The flower bearers were: William VanHorn and C. W. Boughtin.
Interment in the Forty Fort Cemetery.

Mr. & Mrs. Charles Puckey of Nanticoke attended the funeral of Henry C. Hilton yesterday.
(The Wilkes-Barre Record, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., Tues., May 16, 1905, pg. 14)

Miss Anna Warren, who has been nursing at the home of Mrs. Fred Bittenbender, was called to her home in Kingston last evening by the death of her stepfather, Henry Hilton.
(The Wilkes-Barre Record, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., Sat., May 13, 1905, pg. 13)

Card of Thanks
Mrs. Henry C. Hilton desires to thank the pall bearers, the quartet, those who sent flowers and all who assisted in any way during the sickness and death of her husband.
(The Wilkes-Barre Record, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., Wed., May 17, 1905, pg. 18)

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100005595
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Henry C Hilton (Oct 1845–May 1905), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100005595, citing Forty Fort Cemetery, Forty Fort, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Elsie Harmon (contributor 47030676) .